New Employees

Welcome Nina Powell!

UWGB_BioNina started in the Social Work Program as a Lecturer and MSW Field Coordinator on August 1, 2015.  She worked the past four years as an Experiential Group Therapist with children in a Day Treatment Program. She also worked the past six years as an online Human Services Instructor. Nina has experience working as a Social Worker in a variety of settings including residential, in-home therapy, emergency services, foster care, adoption, and in an adolescent group home. Nina has called Wisconsin home for eleven years after moving to the Green Bay area from Omaha, Nebraska. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Nina received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 2005. She enjoys writing children’s books focused on therapeutic topics. Welcome, Nina!

Welcome Jen Schanen!

14Jen started in the Social Work Program as a Lecturer and BSW Field Coordinator on August 1, 2015. Jen previously worked in Oneida for Wise Women Gathering Place as a Program Outreach & Evaluation Specialist for five and a half years. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work at UW-Green Bay. Jen is a certified yoga instructor and cat enthusiast. She is originally from Port Washington, Wisconsin.

Welcome Jake Timm!

Timm_WebJake started in Athletics as the Director of Multimedia Services on September 1, 2014.  Previous to Green Bay athletics, Jake worked in TV news in Wisconsin and Virginia. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Radio/TV/Film from UW-Oshkosh. He is originally from Manawa, Wis. where he now lives with his wife and three young daughters.  Welcome, Jake!


Welcome Ben Swank!

Ben SwankBen started in Athletics as an Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach on May 4, 2015. Ben is an alumna of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated cum laude with a degree in Health and Physical Education – Teacher Certification.  He served as an Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Flordia Southern University for the past two years.  He is originally from Edinboro, PA.  Welcome, Ben!

Welcome Kate Farley!

KateFarleyKate started in Academic Technology Services as an Instructional Technologist on October 27, 2014. Kate is an alumna of UW-Green Bay where she earned her degree in English and Humanistic Studies in May 2013. Last year she worked part-time as a Digital Humanities Technology Consultant for the Humanistic Studies department. She is from Green Bay, Wisconsin.  Welcome, Kate!

Welcome Carol Kuehne!

carol_kuehneCarol started in the Admissions Office as a University Services Associate 2 on June 15, 2015. She was previously employed at UW-Fox Valley as a Program Assistant for over eight years.  She also worked in the airline industry for several years at both Air Wisconsin and Midwest Express Airlines.  Carol lives in Seymour, WI with her husband, Mitch, and two children, Tracey and Mike.  She enjoys camping, biking, skiing, and traveling with her family, and is a fan of Wisconsin sports! Welcome Carol!

Welcome Kay Voss!

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Kay started as an Advisor in the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business on June 24, 2015.  She was previously employed at Lakeland College for two years.  Kay holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from UW-Green Bay, and her Master’s Degree in Higher Education Counseling from Lakeland College.  Kay is originally from Kiel, Wisconsin, and married to Mitchell.  Welcome Kay!


Welcome Lea Truttmann!

IMG_1543 (2)Lea started as a University Services Associate ll in February 2015. She was previously employed at the Howard Suamico School District for over seven years. In her spare time, Lea volunteers at her church and participates in local running events. Lea holds an Associates Degree from NWTC, and is from DePere but currently lives in Suamico. Lea is married to Darin and has two teenage daughters, Alexis and Taylor. She loves running, waterskiing, and reading. Welcome Lea!

Welcome Jamie Tyrrell!

Jamie TyrrellJamie started as an Advisor and Student Teaching Coordinator in January of 2015. She was previously employed at Green Bay Public Schools for over 5 years as a Bilingual Elementary Teacher at Anne Sullivan Elementary. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education, and a Masters in Applied Leadership in Education, both from UW-Green Bay. Jamie is from Howards Grove, Wisconsin. Jamie and her husband recently started their own landscaping business. Welcome Jamie!

Welcome Sarah Pratt

Sarah Pratt

Sarah started as a Financial Specialist in January 2015. She was previously employed at Humana for over nine months.  Sarah holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, and is from LaPlace Louisiana. She loves hockey, reading, Louisiana cuisine, and traveling.  Welcome Sarah!