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Employee Relations Leadership Team

  • Alternate Work Location
  • Employment Operations and Records
  • HR Data Services & People Analytics
  • Employment Abroad
  • Talent Acquisition and Onboarding
  • Volunteer Coordination
  • Classification & Compensation
  • Employee Relations
  • VACANT Associate Director of Employee Relations for UFHR


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    Rebecca Wright
    Assistant Director – Business Affairs

    Rebecca oversees human resources for Business Affairs, which encompasses a number of areas that support the infrastructure of the University, and includes:  Business Affairs Technical Services; Business Services; Emergency Management; Environmental Health & Safety; Facilities Services; Planning, Design & Construction; Small Business & Vendor Diversity Relations; Stephen C. O’Connell Center; Transportation and Parking Services; and the University Police Department and more.  Rebecca has 30 years of human resources experience, both in the private and public sectors.  Her goal is to always have an open door and to provide timely and sound HR advice to her customers.  Rebecca is a strong believer in Dr. Stephen Covey’s philosophy of “seek first to understand, then to be understood,” which aids in solving a number of workplace concerns.  She feels fortunate to have a strong team of HR professionals working in the Business Affairs HR Office, which provides one-stop service to its customers.


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    Leticia V. Forster
    Employee Relations Manager – IFAS and Veterinary Medicine

    Leticia serves as the Employee Relations Manager for IFAS and the College of Veterinary Medicine team located throughout the state of Florida. She has worked in HR since 1998 and has experience working as a HR Manager in the manufacturing industry and an HR outsourcing company in South Florida. In 2009, Leticia ventured into higher education, serving as the HR Manager at a community college in Virginia, and became a member of the UF family in 2014.  Leticia says HR has taught her to “think outside of the box” and that “communication” is the key component to any successful relationship.


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    David Fox
    Assistant Director, Employee Relations for UFHR Health Science Center Office

    David oversees the Employee Relations Team that supports the UFHR Health Science Center Employee Relations Office, providing strategic comprehensive employee relations programs and initiatives for the colleges of Medicine in Gainesville and Jacksonville, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health and Health Professions, and Pharmacy. David has worked in health care for over 25 years and has supported public and private companies as a Human Resources Professional. David is a UF Alumnus and avid Gator fan. He enjoys working with teams to provide superior customer service and possesses a passion for collaboration and helping others.