New Employees

Welcome Amy McNeely!

img_0023University Advancement welcomed Amy McNeely as the new Development Officer of Annual Giving on September 20, 2016.

Prior to her employment with UWGB, she worked for Marian, Mount Mary, and Marquette Universities.  She also worked for UW-Eau Claire.

Amy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Women’s Studies from UW-Eau Claire and is currently pursuing certification in Integrative Yoga Therapy.

Amy is from Pulaski, Wisconsin, and married.

She said, “I am excited to work with students and colleagues to raise needed funds for UW-Green Bay.”

Welcome, Amy!

Welcome Christopher Roeske!

Christopher Roeske recently started as a Police Officer in Public Safety on September 23, 2016.

Prior to being hired at UWGB, Christopher was a Corrections Officer for the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Department for 2 years. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from UW-Platteville.

Christopher is from Bancroft, Wisconsin.

Welcome, Christopher!

Welcome Laura Nolan!

Outreach and Extension welcomed Laura Nolan as the Continuing Professional Education and State Registry Project Specialist on September 19, 2016.

Laura served as the Director of Operations for 15 and a half years at Harmony Living Centers (assisted living).  She is actively involved with Junior Achievement, Brown County Dementia Friendly Communities, Purple Angels, and Awana.

Laura earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services from Western Washington University.  She is originally from Oak Harbor, Washington, but now calls Green Bay her home.  She has been married to her husband Dave for 21 years and has two boys:  Josh (14) – Freshman at Preble and Ryan (11) – 6th grade at Red Smith.

In Laura’s free time, she enjoys reading, quilting, jewelry making, and photography.

Welcome, Laura!

Welcome Scott Ashmann!

scottashmann-1The College of Health, Education, and Social Welfare welcomed Scott Ashmann as the Associate Dean on September 6, 2016.

Scott has worked for UWGB since 2003!  He currently serves on the advisory board for the nature-based, 4-year-old kindergarten program at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary and on the Education Advisory Committee for the Einstein Project.  He was also the past chairperson of the Wisconsin Environmental Education Board 2009-2014.

Scott received his Bachelor’s Degree from UWGB in Chemistry and Education; a Master’s Degree in Administrative Leadership in Education from UW-Milwaukee and Geoscience from Mississippi State University, and his Ph.D. in Science Education from Michigan State University.

Welcome, Scott!

Welcome Theresa Zuege-Halvorsen!

Theresa recently began as the Director of Continuing Professional Education and Wisconsin Caregiver Academy for Outreach and Extension on September 26, 2016.

Theresa worked for UW-Extension, Family Living Programs, for 9 1/2 years.  She is also actively involved with the United Board and Boys & Girls Club.

Theresa received an undergraduate degree in Human Biology and Psychology and her Master’s Degree in Management & Organizational Behavior.

Her hometown is Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Welcome, Theresa!

Welcome Kathy Reissmann!

Kathy Reissmann was welcomed as a Dean Assistant by Science & Technology on September 26, 2016.

Kathy previously owned two H&R Block franchises for 14 years.  Prior to that venture, she worked for the City of Clintonville for 8 years.  Kathy earned an Associate Degree from Fox Valley Technical College in Accounting and Administrative Assistant/Information Processing.

Kathy’s hometown is Marion, Wisconsin.  She has 4 children (1 daughter and 3 sons) and has 6 grandchildren.

Welcome, Kathy!

Welcome Andrew Arends!

1610818_10100877421812046_6905613208484981389_nAndrew Arends was welcomed by Admissions on October 17, 2016, as an Online Admissions Advisor.

Andrew previously worked for the UW-Eau Claire Admissions office for 3 years.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Organizational Communication from UW-Eau Claire and his Master’s Degree in Student Personnel Administration from Concordia University in Wisconsin.

Andrew is an avid runner and regularly participates in 5Ks, half marathons, and marathons.  He has a wife named Ashley and a 6-month-old daughter named Tenley.

His hometown is La Crescent, Minnesota.

Welcome, Andrew!

Welcome Josh Stephens!

Josh Stephens was welcomed by Facilities Management on August 9, 2016, as an Auto and Truck Mechanic.

Josh had been working at UWGB in a temporary role and was recently hired into the ongoing role as an auto and truck mechanic. Prior to working at UWGB, Josh worked as a diesel technician.

He has an Associate’s Degree in diesel repair technology and business management from Fox Valley Technical College, as well as other certifications. Josh is from Nichols, Wisconsin.

Welcome, Josh!

Welcome James Mezger!

James Mezger was welcomed by Facilities Management on October 19, 2015, as a Custodian.

James previously worked for Pfefferle Property Management as a cleaning technician for one year. James also served as a scout/sniper team leader in the United States Army for four years and was an honor graduate from the Army Primary Leadership Development Course.

He is from De Pere, Wisconsin.

Welcome, James!

Welcome Jessica Martens!

Jessica Martens was welcomed by GBOSS on July 25, 2016, as an Enrollment Services Front Desk Advisor.

Jessica worked in the Registrar’s Office as an Office Assistant for about two and a half years, before recently being hired into a permanent role. Native to Stevens Point, Jessica graduated from UWGB in May 2016.

Welcome, Jessica!