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COVID-19 Resources

​​During this challenging and ever-changing time, please remember that your Human Resources Department is working to help you with all your needs and questions. Please feel free to call or e-mail your questions to the appropriate Human Resources representative. Please be aware that due to the new operating expectations, our office will be operating under the guidelines directed by the County Commissioners, and we may not all be in the office at the same time or during normal working hours.​

Payroll – Brenda Bryan

For current County employees who have questions regarding payroll and submitting hours, please contact Payroll at payroll@blairco.org 

The payroll e-mail account is monitored by multiple Human Resources employees to make sure that your questions will be answered and to ensure payroll continuity.

Benefits – 

If you have any questions regarding your benefits, 

Human Resources Director – Katherine Swigart, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Email:  kswigart@blairco.org

Office: (814) 693-3204 or ext. 1470

Cell: (814) 505-6085

Human Resources Manager – Heather Meck, SPHR

Email:  hmeck@blairco.org

Office: (814) 693-2532 or ext. 1471

Cell: (814) 505-3154

Human Resources Generalist – Eric Lindskold

Email: elindskold@blairco.org

Office: (814) 693-2525 or ext. 1469

Cell: (814) 505-4690

Benefits Administrator – Brian Walters

Email: bwalters@blairco.org

Office: (814) 693-2537 or ext. 1468

Payroll Administrator – Brenda Bryan

Email: bbryan@blairco.org

Office: (814) 693-3035 or ext. 1474


By joining County of Blair, you help ensure the continued progress and strength at County of Blair. All individual roles at County are an important part of our collective ability to serve our fellow residents through each person’s abilities, skills, pride, and commitment to a job well done.


Upon arrival, you will participate in a formal orientation process within your department and the Human Resources Department. Questions should be directed to the following individuals within Human Resources:

Benefits and benefits enrollment
Benefits billing questions or problems
HR Connection.com
Leaves of absence (FMLA, military)
New-to-County orientation
Short-term disability​
Brian Walters
Benefits Administrator
(814) 693-2537 or ext. 1468
Employee relations
HR Connection.com
Labor relations
Performance management
Unemployment compensation
Workers' compensation

 Eric J. Lindskoid
Human Resources Generalist
(814) 693-2525 or ext. 1469

Employee relations
Job descriptions
Labor relations
Legal compliance and risk management
Performance management
Policies and procedures
Compensation and equity
Salary Board how-to, submissions

 Katherine Swigart, SPHR, SHRM-SCP​
Human Resources Director
(814) 693-3204 or ext. 1470
Heather Meck, SPHR
Human Resources Manager
(814) 693-2532 or ext. 1471

Information to assist you in preparation for your first day:

Information about new-to-County employee/intern/volunteer orientation procedures:


County of Blair Parking Garage

Employer-provided, free parking is accessed on the 400 block of Mulberry Street. Pull up to the automated arm across the right-hand lane to enter, and the arm with raise. Enter and park in any lined space that is not marked reserved or with a number. There are more employees than there are spaces, but please do not make a space where one does not already exist. Hang the yellow parking tag from your rear-view mirror, or you risk being towed. (Replacement tags are available from Human Resources.)

Metered Street Parking

Hollidaysburg Borough has parking meters on most of the streets that immediately surround the Courthouse and monitors them faithfully between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read the instructions on each meter to avoid a ticket. Note that a two-hour limit, for example, does not mean that you can feed the meter after two hours and keep the space. Tires are chalked, so you will have to move your vehicle after two hours.

Non-Metered Street Parking

Spaces without meters and without signs that indicate they are permitted spaces are available on Mulberry Street, Spruce Street, Union Street, Walnut Street, and Wayne Street. Please be considerate of the residents of Hollidaysburg Borough who also use these spaces in front of their homes.​



Katherine W. Swigart, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
(814) 693-3204 or ext. 1470


Heather J. Meck, SPHR
(814) 693-2532 or ext. 1471


Eric J. Lindskold
(814) 693-2525 or ext. 1469


Brian G. Walters
(814) 693-2537 or ext. 1468


Brenda Bryan

(814) 693-3035 or ext. 1474


423 Allegheny Street, Suite 36
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
Fax (814) 695-2838


Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.​​​