About Us

The mission of the Human Resources Secretariat is to support the goals of the Diocese of Orlando by providing services which promote a productive work environment that is characterized by fair treatment of a diverse staff, open communication, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect. Representatives of the Office of Human Resources provide optimal solutions to workplace issues which support Roman Catholic Church teaching.

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Contact Us


Theresa Simon, Secretary for Human Resources/Senior Director
407-246-4830 | tsimon@orlandodiocese.org


Human Resources Administration
Name Position Phone Email
Michael Mendoza Human Resources Manager (407) 246-4827 mmendoza@orlandodiocese.org
Ariana Rangel HR Generalist (407) 246-4825 arangel@orlandodiocese.org
TBA HR Generalist
Claire Brothers Administrative Assistant (407) 246-4829 cbrothers@orlandodiocese.org
Benefits Administration
Name Position Phone Email
Jodie Semexan Benefits Manager (407) 246-4896 jsemexan@orlandodiocese.org
Ana Lugo Retirement Manager (407) 246-4838 alugo@orlandodiocese.org
Safe Environment
Name Position Phone Email
Ida Jimenez Safe Environment Coordinator (407) 246-4849 ijimenez@orlandodiocese.org
Vanessa Cesare Administrative Assistant (407) 246-4835 vcesare@orlandodiocese.org