Contact Us

Our goal is to provide you outstanding customer service. Possibly you may find available information within these pages or you may need to contact us directly for additional information. You will find our Benefits Team is friendly and ready to help.

Find Us or Call Us

Office Address & Location:
Frederick County Public Schools
HR/Benefits Office
191 South East Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Benefit Contact Information

301-644-5080 ( Main phone)
301-644-5122 (fax)

Benefits Staff

Responsibilities

Sarah Minnick
Senior Benefits Manager
301-644-5112
Sarah.Minnick@fcps.org

  • Benefit Program Management
  • Federal & State Mandated Compliance
  • Insurance Appeals
  • Retirement Coordinator
  • Retirement Program Management
  • Short-Term Disability (STD)

Sharde' Twyman
Personnel Officer
301-644-5092
Sharde.Twyman@fcps.org

  • ADA Accommodations
  • Benefits Questions
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Parental Leave
  • Retirement Coordinator

Phoebe Barreto
Benefits Coordinator
301-644-5085
Phoebe.Barreto@fcps.org

  • Benefits Questions
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Retirement Coordinator
  • Retirement Savings Plan Administration
  • Wellness Program Administration

Christine Hobble
HR Associate II
301-644-5052
Christine.Hobble@fcps.org

  • Life Insurance Claims
  • Medicare Documentation
  • Retiree Benefits Questions
  • Retiree Insurance Administration

Melissa Thompson
HR Associate I
301-644-5093
Melissa.Thompson@fcps.org

  • COBRA Administration
  • Employee Benefits Questions
  • Employee Benefits Enrollment/Changes
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Evelyn Davis
HR Associate I
301-644-5115
Evelyn.Davis@fcps.org

  • Employee and Retiree Benefits Questions
  • Employee and Retiree Benefits Enrollment/Changes
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Medicare Documentation

Julie Carlton
HR Associate I
301-644-5076
Julie.Carlton@fcps.org

  • Employee Benefits Questions
  • Leave of Absence Insurance
  • Sick Leave Bank Processing

Khris Keepers
Administrative Secretary
301-644-4126
Meredith.Keepers@fcps.org

  • Administrative Support
  • Benefits Questions
  • Financials
  • Stipends

For Retirement Counseling

You can set up an appointment to discuss your Retirement Benefits with a Retirement Coordinator.  FCPS has Five (5) Retirement Coordinators available to assist with appointments.  To make an appointment, please call 301-644-5100 Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm EST.  Also see our Preparing for Retirement section.

Insurance Contact Information

Plan/Contact

Address

Phone & Website

Health/Vision Insurance

CareFirst Medical

CareFirst Administrator
P.O. Box 14116
Lexington, KY 40512

Phone: 1-866-386-2043
www.carefirst.com/frederick
www.carefirst.com

CareFirst Vision

CareFirst Administrator
P.O. Box 14116
Lexington, KY 40512

Phone: 1-866-386-2043
www.carefirst.com/frederick
www.carefirst.com

Dental Insurance

Delta Dental

One Delta Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Phone: 1-800-932-0783
www.deltadentalins.com

Flexible Spending Accounts

WEX

PO Box 2926
Fargo, ND 58108-2926

(866) 451-3399
customerservice@wexhealth.com
https://www.wexinc.com/insights/benefits-toolkit/

Prescription Plan

CVS/CareMark Claims Office

P.O. Box 52010
Phoenix, AZ 85072-2010

Phone: 1-866-260-4646
www.caremark.com

CVS/CareMark Mail Order

P.O. Box 94467
Palatine, IL 60094-4467

Fax: 1-800-323-0161

Voluntary Products - Life and Short Term Disability

The Standard

900 SW Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

Life: 1-800-628-8600
Short Term Disability:1-800-368-2859
www.standard.com