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Category Archive: New Employees

Welcome New Employee Suzanne Lyons

Suzanne started on UW-Green Bay on October 14, 2013, as a Student Billing Coordinator.  Prior to starting at UW-Green Bay Suzanne worked for Brown County for six years in their payroll department.  She is from Green Bay and is married with two kids.

Welcome New Employee Paul Sheedy

Paul started on UW-Green Bay on October 14, 2013, as a Student Billing Coordinator.  Prior to starting at UW-Green Bay Paul worked at Rasmussen College for three and a half years.  He earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology at UW-Whitewater and is from Suamico, Wisconsin.

Welcome New Employee Gail Sims-Aubert

Gail started on October 14, 2013, as the Director of Residence Life.  Prior to starting at UW-Green Bay she was employed at the University of Nebraska-Kearney for 14 years.  She earned her BA in Broadcast Sales and Management and her MAE in Speech Communications.  Her hometown is Bruning, Nebraska and she is married to Alan.

Welcome New Employee Rick Weston

Rick started on September 30, 2013, as a Custodian.  Prior to starting at UW-Green Bay he was employed at Hartford Community Development Authority – Weatherization.  His home town is West Bend, Wisconsin.  He is married and has a daughter.

Welcome New Employee Katelyn Santy

Katelyn started on September 17, 2013, as the Campus visit Experience Coordinator.  For the past two years she was employed at the University of Northern Iowa.  She earned her BA in Communication at UW-Green Bay and her MA in Communication at the University of Northern Iowa.  Her home town is Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Welcome New Employee Rebecca Hovarter

Rebecca started on August 26, 2013, as a Lecturer, Professional Program in Nursing. She has been an adjunct lecturer with UW-Green Bay while also being employed by the Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department. She was previously the regional public health nurse consultant for the state Division of Public Health’s Northeast Region Division. She receive her BSN form UW-Green Bay ad her MSN from the University of Minnesota.

Welcome New Employee Joe Motacek

Joe started on August 26, 2013, at UW-Green Bay as a Web Applications Developer.  He was previously employed at College Kids for two years.  He is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and a 1st Lieutenant in the National Guard.  He earned is bachelors in Web and Digital Media Development at UW-Stevens Point.  He is married and is from Stratford, Wisconsin.

Welcome New Employee Rachel Buck

Rachel started on August 20, 2013, at UW-Green Bay as Assistant Director, Athletics Communications.  Rachel is a native of Merrill, Wisconsin.  She comes to UW-Green Bay from the athletics program at George Mason University in Virginia, where she served as the primary media relations contact for seven sports.  She holds a bachelor’s in Public Relations from Marquette University and a master’s in Sport Industry Management from Georgetown University.  She has worked as a media relations fellow for the Washington Capitals, as Promotions Director for the Wisconsin Woodchucks, as a Media Relations Intern for the Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Admirals, and Milwaukee Wave.

Welcome New Employee Diane Nagy

Diane started on August 19, 2013, at UW-Green Bay as the Director of Marketing, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.  She returns to the Weidner Center staff after a previous stint as Advertising/Marketing Coordinator from 1996 to 2005.  She has spent the last eight years as a Marketing and Media Specialist for the Insight Creative agency.  She holds a bachelor’s in Arts Management from UW-Stevens Point and her hometown is Hortonville, WI.

Welcome New Employee Kimberley Reilly

Kimberley started on August 26, 2013, at UW-Green Bay as an Assistant Professor, Democracy and Justice Studies.  She received a Ph.D. in history from the University of Chicago in 2008.  She previously taught at the University of Baltimore, where she was a postdoctoral teaching fellow in the College of Arts and Sciences and a research fellow in the Law School.  Her research focuses on the growing importance of intimacy and emotion in marriage in the early twentieth century U.S., and has been published in Law and History Review.