Orna K. Garnett, MS, SHRM-CP, PHR

Director, Human Resource Services

Office: 443.391.7102


Orna is the Director of Human Resource Services for the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists in Maryland.  She holds a Masters degree with a concentration in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.  She is responsible for the Talent Management Cycle within Human Resource Services in Maryland for the North American Division.  She oversees Employment, Compensation, Employee Relations, Benefits and Compliance.  Prior to her current position, Orna worked in various industries as a Human Resource Professional in California, Massachusetts, and the Washington D.C. Metro area. She has served in the field of Human Resources for over 15 years.


        Support Staff


Chandler Riley

Associate Director

Office: 443.391.7103


Oversees and manages the benefits for NAD headquarter employees, conducts new employee orientation, exit interviews, and functions as the liaison between the employer and the optional benefits vendors.



Sarah Kelly

HR Systems and Training Specialist

Office: 443.391.7104


Responsibilities include the maintenance of HR systems and processes; creates and maintains Easy Clocking accounts; oversees the ergonomic, graduate studies, and time adjustment; manages the informational and promotional materials for the Annual HR Conference; retains continuing education record for all NAD employees; maintains the external and internal HR webpages; develops the office directories, manuals, forms, and schedules; and other HR responsibilities.



Michael Martell, MPA, GMS-T

Senior Employment Specialist

Office: 443.391.7101


Responsible for facilitating the new hire on-boarding process, the audit of job descriptions, review and compliance of government regulated federal employment laws, organizational policies and researches and compiles statistical data for use at the HR Director's request. He holds a Master's degree in Public Administration with an emphasis on policy development and implementation and the Global Mobility Specialist/Strategic Talent Mobility designation (GMS-T). Prior to working with the NAD HRS, he was responsible for facilitating the employment and global relocation process of the International Service Employees for the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.