Staff Appreciation Awards and Staff Senate Spring Update

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Staff Appreciation Awards: Congratulations to our Outstanding Newcomer of the Year Kate Gray, Strommen Center and to our Five Outstanding Staff of the Year recipients: Beth Carlson, CWC; Pastor Babette Chatman, Campus Ministry; Mike Fetting, Student Affairs; Jack Hein, Admissions; and Denielle Stepka, Marketing and Communications.

Congratulations to Michael Grewe, the outstanding Staff Advisor to a Student Organization and to the Covid-19 response team and the IT team for outstanding department and group awards.

We’d also like to acknowledge the Length of Service awards: 40 years – Nancy Guilbeault; 35 years – Kathy Kuross; 30 years – Bruce Bengry, Margaret Anderson, Diane Syler; 25 years – Drew Privette; 20 years – Cory Snyder, Dixie Schafer, Scott Krajewski, Thomas Kelsey; 15 years – Woinshet Abebe, Keith Batemen, Christopher Brown, Amanda Burgess, Aynalem Dayo, Andrea Dvorak, Aaron Griess, Greg Holker, Melissa Lee, Karen Mulhausen, Bekele Sankiko, Matthew Schornstein, Jerusalem Tesfaye; 10 years – Margo Abramson, Michelle McAteer, Franz Santander, Jenny Wheatley; 5 years – Christine Berkenpas, Sarah Cash-Darvell, Michael Fetting, Fardosa Hassan, Mary Hollerich, Stephen Jendraszak, George Lee, Maren Stoddard Mack, Dawn Miller, Lisa Raetz, Theodore Riverso, Jacob Swede. .

We are also pleased to announce the 2021-2022 staff senate members. Thank you to those members who finished their terms this year: Co-chairs Nancy Huynh and Tessa Wegenke, and members Ilsa Rolf and Stewart Van Cleve, and welcome to our new members Joel Enrique Blas, Christopher Bogen, Kate Gray and Marcus Jenkins.

2021-22 Members

Joel Enriquez Blas, Registrar’s Office
Christopher Bogen, Institutional Advancement
Janice Dames, Campus Ministry – Co-chair
Deanna Davis, Professional Studies – Co-chair
Kate Gray, Strommen Center
Marcus Jenkins, Residence Life
Jackie Voigt, Athletics
Uriah Ward, Student Financial Services

Staff Appreciation Awards Video