PIQUA — The City of Piqua has named Catherine M. Bogan as the new director for the City of Piqua Department of Human Resources. Bogan comes to Piqua with 20 years of extensive experience in public sector and not-for-profit environments. She will be starting with the City of Piqua on May 26.
“We are very happy and very fortunate to have Catherine join our Piqua Team. She comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and public sector experience and will be a tremendous asset to our organization,” stated City Manager Gary Huff.
Previously, Bogan worked as Human Resources Manager for the Montgomery County Stillwater Center, where she provided oversight to all human resources activity while working collaboratively with the executive team on policy and procedure development and fiscal management. She also administered labor contracts for AFSCME Full-time, AFSCME Part-time and SEIU bargaining units while issuing decisions and recommendations on all disciplinary matters.
She has also served as Labor and Employee Relations Representative for Montgomery County Board of County Commissioners and has experience working for Montgomery County Children Services Division, Generations, Inc. and the City of Athens, Ohio.
“I’m so honored to be joining an outstanding team at the City of Piqua. It’s very clear that great things are happening throughout the city and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to the on-going success of this community,” Bogan said.
Bogan is currently working through the National Public Employees Labor Relations Associations to get her certification as a Certified Labor Relations Professional.
At the City of Piqua Bogan will be responsible for directing, planning, organizing and supervising central personnel management programs and activities including recruitment, selection, orientation, classification, pay, rules and regulations, performance evaluations, fringe benefits, and maintenance of personnel records. She will also work with the city manager, department heads and other city officials in developing and applying rules, procedures, and policies.
“As the director of Human Resources, I will actively support and uphold the innovative projects and initiatives that enhance the quality of life for the Piqua citizens. The quality of work-life for the City employees is also important to me, as these are the folks who are working hard to ensure that Piqua is a city that we are all proud to be a part of,” Bogan stated.
Catherine and her husband, Tristan, reside in St. Paris with their daughter Madeline.