Director of Human Resources at Appalachian State University
Mark Bachmeier joined Appalachian State University as Director of Human Resources in August 2014. He oversees a comprehensive human resources program that includes staff recruitment; wage and salary administration; benefits administration; employee relations; training and development programs; personnel policies; and human resources information systems. Bachmeier’s background includes serving as deputy labor commissioner/interim labor commissioner and commissioner of labor for the state of North Dakota. Prior to joining Appalachian, he held the positions of director of human resources and associate vice president/executive director for human relations strategy and operations and vice president for hospitality and support services at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Bachmeier holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Minot State University and a master’s degree in sociology from Indiana University.
Director of Human Resources