Leslie Rienzie-Barry

Board of Directors
Title: Past President

Leslie is the Director of Human Resources for the Will County Circuit Clerk’s Office. Leslie joined the Circuit Clerk’s Office in 2006. She has responsibility for directing and monitoring human resources; including onboarding, employee and labor relations, performance management, policy development, and payroll administration. In addition, Leslie serves as the Circuit Clerk’s Ethics Officer.

Prior to joining the Circuit Clerk’s Office, Leslie held a number of HR positions in the retail, education and casino industry. Leslie was an adjunct faculty member at Triton College where she taught the Human Resources classes for fourteen years. She received a BA from Fashion Institute of Technology (SUNY) and an MBA from DePaul University.

Leslie has completed Michigan State University’s Labor Relations Certification Program and DePaul University’s Mediator Certification program. Leslie is certified as a Senior Professional of Human Resources with the Society of Human Resource Management.

Leslie was on the SHRM Consultant’s Forum Board for several years and presents at many SHRM Annual Conferences throughout the United States. Leslie has held several IPELRA board positions, including At-Large Member, Assistant Vice President, Vice President, President  and now Past President. She has worked on many of IPELRA committees, including Legislative Committee, Membership and Marketing Committee, and she chaired the Training Committee for four years. She has been an active member of both SHRM and IPELRA and looks forward to continuing to share her HR knowledge with both associations.

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