New Employees

Welcome Tara Dowling!

Tara DowlingThe Department of Athletics welcomes Tara Dowling as the Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach!  Tara is originally from Marquette, Michigan, and has a degree in Health and Fitness Management from Northern Michigan University, where she was a three-time captain of the NMU Swim and Dive Team.  She has previously served as the Head Swim Coach at De Pere High School.  Tara enjoys running, biking, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.  Welcome, Tara!

Welcome Raelynn Bohrmueller!

IMG_1672The Office of Admissions and the Registrar’s Office welcome Raelynn Bohrmueller as a Student Services Specialist!  Raelynn is a May, 2015 graduate of UWGB, with a bachelor’s degree in Human Development.  She previously worked at Home Instead Senior Care.  Her sister is currently a freshman at UWGB, and is pictured with Raelynn (Raelynn is the one on the right). Raelynn grew up on a goat farm and one of her favorite things to do is shoot archery.  Welcome, Raelynn!

Welcome Julie Flenz!

Pic for HR BlogThe Office of Human Resources welcomes Julie Flenz, who started as a Human Resources Assistant on August 10, 2015.  As a proud UW-Green Bay Alumna, Julie has worked in many different areas since graduation. Prior to starting at UWGB, she was a Staffing Assistant at a local staffing agency, an office manager for a mental health clinic, and a receptionist for a recycling company. Along with those positions, she has also been building her Mary Kay business for the last nine years. Julie is originally from Appleton. Welcome, Julie!

Welcome Dana Strohm!

strohm, dana 8x10The Social Work Program welcomes Dana Strohm, who will be starting as a Lecturer and Child Welfare Coordinator on August 24, 2015. Dana is a graduate of UW-Whitewater and UW-Milwaukee where he obtained a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Social Work.  He specifically holds expertise in the practice area of child welfare.  For the past four years, he has been working as a child protective services supervisor in the north central part of Wisconsin.  He also has provided adjunct teaching opportunities for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, UW-Whitewater, Northcentral Technical College, and Mid-State technical college, since obtaining his master’s degree.  Dana provides community service in the form of community organizing, engaged as the Chair of the Waupaca County Caucus 4 Progress, organizing the Mission of Hope: Waupaca event last April, and has had numerous appointments on community boards related to the education and social services of children.  Dana is also an avid traveler and reader of historical thrillers in the fiction genre.  He is originally from Lake Geneva, WI.  Welcome, Dana!

Welcome John Zimonick!

574772_10200368841888861_522620809_nJohn started last November as a Facilities Repair Worker in the office of Residence Life. John was born and raised in the area, is married and has two daughters. He was a Home Builder for the past 25 years, is a local politician, and a avid runner.  Welcome, John!

Welcome Sara Krouse!

IMG_0035The departments of Natural and Applied Sciences and Human Biology welcome Sara Krouse who will be starting as an Academic Department Associate on August 24, 2015.  Sara has previously served as a librarian in the WI Department of Corrections for five years, the last three working closely with inmates with severe mental health needs. She earned her Bachelors in English from Carthage College and Masters in Library and Information Science from UW-Milwaukee. She is looking forward to becoming involved in her new community Algoma in the art and downtown growth. Welcome, Sara!

Welcome Loretta Rafter!

Loretta's picLoretta Rafter started as a University Services Associate 2 on September 22, 2014.  She provides support for the American Intercultural Center, Incusive Excellence, and the Pride Center.  She is originally from Chicago, and moved to Green Bay 10 years ago.  Before working for the University, she worked as in a temporary role at the Phoenix Bookstore for 7 years.  Welcome Loretta!

Welcome Nilesh Sah!

Nilesh_Sah_Photo 1The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business welcomes Nilesh Sah as an Assistant Professor of Finance! Nilesh is moving to UW-GB from University of South Florida (USF) where he completed his Ph.D. in Business Administration (specializing in Finance). During his doctoral studies, Nilesh was also a Visiting Instructor at the University of Central Florida (UCF) for a couple of semesters. He holds an MBA and a Bachelors Degree (Technology) from premier institutes in India. He has significant teaching experience and has taught a wide range of courses in Finance at USF and UCF. He has also published and presented research articles at internationally renowned journals and conferences. Nilesh is looking forward to his journey from Tampa Bay to Green Bay! Welcome, Nilesh!

Welcome Whitney Passint!

W. PassintThe Center for BioDiversity welcomes Whitney Passint as a Research Specialist!  Whitney is working as the Outreach and Education Coordinator for the Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program.  She earned her bachelor of science degree in Zoology and Environmental Studies from UW-Madison, and her master of science degree in Environmental Science and Policy from UW-Green Bay.  Whitney is from Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Welcome, Whitney!

Welcome Shauna Froelich!

mugshotThe department of Information and Computing Science welcomes Shauna Froelich as a Lecturer for the 2015-2016 academic year!  Shauna holds degrees in History and Law from Xavier University and Marquette University Law School, respectively. She married her law school sweet heart and served in the United States Air Force thereafter.  Shauna was stationed at Kelly Air Force Base in the 67th Information Operations Intelligence Wing, San Antonio, Texas. She provided support for intelligence operations during the war in Iraq.  Following her commission in the Air Force, Shauna and her husband moved back to their home state of Wisconsin.

Shauna has been an Instructor at various colleges in Wisconsin, including University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Lakeland College, North West Technical College, Rasmussen College and Cardinal Stritch University.  She specializes in teaching legal, ethical, communication and leadership courses.

Shauna’s family life is full of energy.  With four children, a dog, and a husband who is an attorney, there is rarely a dull moment.  In her free time, she loves date nights, water skiing, painting, outdoor adventures and the beach.  Welcome, Shauna!