New Employees

Welcome Kinga Jacobson!

Kinga JacobsonThe Provost and Vice Chancellor’s office welcomed Kinga Jacobson on February 19, 2018, as an Institutional Research Analyst.  She holds a doctorate in Career and Technical Education from UW-Stout.

Kinga is an active volunteer in the community and enjoys outdoor activities, arts/crafts, and reading.  She is from Fish Creek, Wisconsin, and has a husband named Jeff and an 11-year-old daughter named Krista.

Welcome, Kinga!

Welcome Blair Beyer!

Blair BeyerThe Nursing & Health Studies and Education Departments welcomed Blair Beyer on February 19, 2018, as an Academic Department Associate.  Blair received her B.S. degree in Water Resources from UW-Stevens Point.

She likes outdoor activities, such as kayaking, biking, hiking, and stand-up paddle boarding.  Blair is from Neenah, Wisconsin.

Welcome, Blair!

Welcome Jason Philibeck

On February 12, 2018, Jason Philibeck started in Facilities Management as a Groundskeeper.

Welcome, Jason!

Welcome Katelyn Strzok

Katelyn StrzokOn February 12, 2018, Katelyn Strzok began as an Admissions Advisor.  She previously worked for UWGB as an Admissions Advisor 2011-2013, and prior to coming back, she worked as an Admissions Student Relations Coordinator for UW-Eau Claire.

Katelyn has a B.A. in Communications from UWGB.  She is actively involved with the Thorp Tourism Committee and enjoys attending music festivals, concerts, and sporting events, playing slow-pitch softball, reading, and crafting.

Katelyn is from Thorp, Wisconsin, and has a husband Jeff and daughter named Aubrey, who is 2 1/2 years old.

She says, “I’m so excited to be working in Admissions and at UW-Green Bay!  Go Phoenix!”

Welcome, Katelyn!

Welcome Samantha Post

Samantha PostOn February 12, 2018, Samantha Post began as an Admissions Advisor.  Samantha has her B.S. in Psychology & Human Development from UWGB and her M.S. in Education: Professional Counseling from UW-Oshkosh.

Samantha loves being active, practicing yoga, and enjoying the outdoors.  Thanks to HGTV and Fixer Upper, she has a newfound passion for decorating and renovating her new home.  Samantha has a husband named Ethan and lives in Denmark, Wisconsin, with their golden retriever puppy named Han Solo and cat Odin.

Samantha is extremely exciting to be back on the UWGB campus!

Welcome, Samantha!

Welcome Alexandra Reichenberger

Alex ReichenbergerOn February 7, 2018, Alexandra Reichenberger began as a new Fitness Coordinator for Intramurals & Recreation.  Alexandra worked for EXOS for over a year prior to joining UWGB.  She majored in Health Promotion and minored in Nutrition at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Alexandra keeps busy with charity walks and runs and enjoys water skiing, hiking, graphic design, and travelling.  She also taught free yoga at Titletown Park.  She has a younger sister, Emily, who runs track for UW-Oshkosh, and two parents, Kevin and Jackie, who just celebrated their 30th anniversary!

Alexandra is so excited to be a part of the Kress Center and UWGB team!

Welcome, Alexandra!

Welcome Claudia Guzman

Claudia GuzmánOn February 5, 2018, Claudia Guzman began as the Director of Student Life.

Welcome, Claudia!

Welcome Ben Joniaux

On January 15, 2018, Ben Joniaux began as a special assistant to the Chancellor.

Welcome, Ben!

Welcome Riaz Ahmed!

Riaz AhmedOn January 5, 2018, MD Riaz U Ahmed started as an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering for the Natural and Applied Sciences Department.  Riaz was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of South Carolina and an Assistant Professor at Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) in Bangladesh.

Riaz has a Ph.D. and MS from the University of South Carolina and his BS from KUET.  He enjoys traveling and playing games, especially cricket, soccer, chess, and badminton.  Riaz loves teaching and having a friendly relationship with everyone around him!

He is married and has 2-1/2-year-old daughter.  His hometown is Noakhali, Bangladesh.

Welcome, Riaz!

Welcome Mindy Sackett!

On January 2, 2018, Residence Life welcomed Mindy Sackett as a new Area Coordinator. Prior to coming to UWGB, she was the Residence Life Coordinator at the University of California-Irvine for 5 years.  She had also worked as a Coordinator of Student Development at Cal Poly for 3 years and did 2 stints with Semester at Seas as a Resident Director.

Mindy has a BS in Biology and Secondary Education from UW-Stevens Point and an MA in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education from Ball State University.  She loves visiting coffee shops, live music, movies/film festivals, volleyball, gardening, researching family history, and traveling.  She has been to 35 countries and 6 out of 7 continents!

Mindy is from Lakewood, Wisconsin.  She has a 16-year-old cat named Kobe.

Welcome, Mindy!