Beckner named new Human Resources Director for Pulaski County Schools

Pulaski County Public Schools would like to announce the hiring of Ms. Jana Beckner as the new Director of Human Resources. She was approved by the Pulaski County School Board at their regular meeting on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

Ms. Beckner was previously employed by LewisGale Hospital Pulaski for over 23 years where she has served in many capacities including Director of Human Resources and the Ethics and Compliance Officer.  She has extensive experience in human resources administration including the areas of benefits, compensation, and HR laws and procedures.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Social Work with a Psychology Minor from Radford University.  She is also a Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP) and a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

Ms. Beckner stated “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as the Director of Human Resources for Pulaski County Public Schools.  As a lifelong resident, former graduate and the parent of a recent graduate, I have a long history and respect for the educational system in Pulaski County.  It is exciting to come full circle and be given the opportunity to contribute to the excellent standards already established at Pulaski County Public Schools.”

Ms. Beckner’s first official day as Director of Human Resources is Thursday, December 12, 2019.