Sanitation District 1 appoints a Human Resources Director

Health District 1 announced Monday that it has hired Steven Epplen, its director of human resources, effective September 27.

Epplen has been Head of Human Resources at Jedson Engineering since 2011.

At SD1, Epplen will be responsible for the development and implementation of human resources policies, programs and services, including recruitment, retention, training, legal compliance and benefits, according to a press release.

“We are delighted to add Steven to a strong leadership team,” said Adam Chaney, Executive Director of SD1. “He has a proven history of quality HR management and problem solving in rapidly changing environments, and this will be important as SD1 continues to grow and evolve as our region’s leader in water management. wastewater and stormwater.

Epplen previously served as the Human Resources Manager at Masters Pharmaceutical, Inc .; director of human resources at Paul Hemmer Company; and head of human resources at First Data Corporation.

He was also an adjunct faculty member of human resources and management at Xavier University.

He received an Associate of Arts in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Thomas More University, as well as a Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from New Haven University.

Steve and his wife, Sarah, live in Independence with their four children – Adria, Gabrielle, Anthony and Ella.

-Staff report

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