Nina Morris Collins blog post

We are pleased and proud today to announce that public sector Human Resources professional Nina Morris Collins has joined our team as senior recruiter! She has more than 30 years experience providing skilled service to California cities, in positions such as Director of Human Resources and Chief of Staff.

Here at Teri Black and Co., LLC, she will leverage her experience, relationships and insight to manage key recruitments in primarily the San Francisco Bay area, where she makes her home.

More about Nina Morris Collins

Nina’s areas of expertise include employee and labor relations, recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits administration, improving business processes, policy development, change management, and training. 

As Director of Human Resources, Nina was an executive representative on the City of Hayward’s Government Alliance on Race and Equity Team that was responsible for reviewing and improving recruitment policies to reflect the City’s commitment to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization.  She also served as Chief Spokesperson for labor negotiations with eleven bargaining units and led the effort to update and rewrite the Personnel Rules, which were adopted in 2019.  Nina is highly skilled and has extensive experience leading organizational change, promoting employee engagement, relationship building, conflict resolution, and mediation.  Additionally, Nina facilitates and provides diversity, equity, and inclusion training and policy development, working with public agencies, community groups, and small businesses.

Nina earned her Juris Doctorate from John F. Kennedy Law School and has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science/Public Administration from California State University Hayward (now CSU East Bay).  She also has a certificate from the Harvard University School of Law, Program on Negotiation. 

Please join us in welcoming Nina to our team!