Charles County has appointed Paul Rensted as Human Resources Director, as reported by Southern Maryland Newspapers Online. Rensted has served as Director of Human Resources for the City of Annapolis since 2010.
As described in the article,
During his tenure in Annapolis, Rensted initiated and implemented an Alternative Dispute Resolution program, dramatically reducing or eliminating grievances, legal actions, and disputes. His professional achievements underscore his ability to create and implement solutions to complex challenges, such as negotiating union agreements to resolve previously unfunded retiree health care and an underfunded pension plan.
His new position in Charles County will include a variety of duties, as reported,
As the director of human resources, Rensted will be responsible for making recommendations to staff, departments, department heads and commissioners about human resources policies and procedures. His duties include implementing and directing programs such as recruitment and retention, position classification, performance management, self-insured and retiree health insurance, pension plans and the grievance policy.