New Employees

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!

Welcome Scott Landis!

Scott Landis was welcomed by Facilities Management on November 17, 2015, as a Custodian.

Scott served as a supervisor for the Army National Guard in Stevens Point for 25 years, where he received multiple Army Achievement Medals during his military training. Scott most recently spent time working as a manager at Fajita Republic. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Northern Michigan.

Scott is from Green Bay.

Welcome, Scott!

Welcome Beth Jones!

Beth Jones was welcomed by Athletics on May 2, 2016, as the Chief of Staff.

Beth comes to use from Rasmussen College, where she worked as a Student Records Specialist for three years. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in communication studies from UW-Lacrosse and is a member of the Current Young Professional Organization. She is from Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Welcome, Beth!

Welcome Diane Grubisha!

Diane Grubisha was welcomed by the Registrar’s Office on August 22, 2016, as a Student Record Specialist.

Diane previously worked as a University Services Program Associate in the Philosophy Department at UW-Milwaukee for nine years. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from UW-Milwaukee in 1992 and went on to receive a Master’s Degree in 2001.

She is from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

Welcome, Diane!

Welcome Sam Goeller!

Sam Goeller was welcomed by Intramurals & Recreation on July 1, 2016, as a Fitness Coordinator.

Samantha previously worked as a Program Assistant, Group Fitness Instructor, and a Fitness Attendant at UW-Milwaukee from 2013 until 2015. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from UW-Milwaukee in 2015, and she is also certified by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America in Primary Group Exercise. She is from Hartford, WI.

Welcome, Sam!