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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Dec. 15, 2009

University staff recognized at appreciation dinner

The Northwest employees pictured below were honored Tuesday, Dec. 15, for terms of service to the University at the annual Staff Appreciation and Recognition Dinner and Program hosted by the Office of Human Resources.

40 years

40 years
John Redden, associate director for quality assurance

35 years

35 Years
From left: Linda Girard, registrar; Ruth Carter Macias, payroll supervisor.

30 years

30 YEARS
From left: Terri Christensen, bursar; Lon Guthrie, steamfitter/plumber; Janet Daniels, environmental services administrative secretary; Kimberly Hullinger, College of Education and Human Services certification officer; Sara Duff, coordinator of technical services.

Not pictured: Marcia Fish, on-air traffic supervisor; Gregory Rischer, custodian.

25 years

25 years
From left: Michael O'Neal, custodian; Dallas Raasch, pelletizer/boiler operator; Linda Dakan, invoice/accounts payable clerk; Annette Hill, service center supervisor; Nancy Baxter, grants/risk management analyst; Jerol Davison, carpenter/cabinet maker; Laurie Long, development officer/donor relations.

20 years

20 years
From left: James Teaney, steam plant supervisor; Beth Juhl, library periodical assistant; Scott Walk, health and safety manager; Nina Nickerson, graduate records supervisor/officer manager; Catherine Palmer, technical services assistant; Jill Monticue, curriculum and instruction secretary; Julie Volner, custodian; Debbie Mulvaney, custodian.

Not pictured: James Husz, farm manager; Lynn Ruhl, advancement executive secretary.

15 years

15 years
From left: Francis Swalley, custodian; Steven Redmond, construction/electrician; Claudia Beacom, administrative specialist to the president/board secretary; Dr. Tom Billesbach, dean, Melvin D. and Valorie G. Booth College of Business and Professional Studies; Tabatha Verbick, user consultant.

Not pictured: Scott Bostwick, assistant football coach/instructor; Thomas McMahon, custodian; Mel Tjeerdsma, football coach/instructor.

10 years

10 years
Jeremy Baumli, Web application developer; Kevin McMahon, driver; Carey Stroburg, agriculture research technician; Lisa Ruehter, Student Support Services office manager; Darin Loe, baseball coach/instructor; James Lajcak, driver; Jason Hicks, construction/plumber; Mitzi Craft, advancement communications specialist; Jeremy Waldeier, associate director of admissions for recruitment.

Not pictured: John Coffey, news feature producer; Gene McClintock, electrician; Linda Miller, custodian; Barbara Pierce, Horace Mann part-time secretary; Gene Steinmeyer, women's basketball coach/instructor; Robert Wiederholt, pelletizer/boiler operator.

5 years

5 years
Front row, from left: Ruth Kemper, acquisitions assistant; Kathy Ferguson, serials technical specialist; Mary Ann Penniston, associate director of assessment/information/analysis; Kris Guthrie, enrollment management executive secretary.

Middle row, from left: Sara Freemyer, assistant director of human resources; Kelli French, College of Arts and Sciences executive secretary; Jay Hart, general maintenance; Andrea Wagner, development officer for College of Education and Human Services/corporate and foundation relations; Travis Stokes, ornamentalist; Orrie Covert, vice president of university advancement.

Back row, from left: Rex Moore, groundskeeper; Tanner Walker, painter/maintenance; Kay Nicholson, buyer; Mike Striplin, central receiving supervisor; Brad Landhuis, assistant director of advisement.

Not pictured: Kenneth Dixon, custodian; Dru Burns, university police sergeant; Adam Dorrel, assistant football coach/instructor; Scott Lorek, head cross country and track coach/instructor; Dr. Charles McAdams, dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Sarah Minnick, Northwest Regional MAP facilitator; Charles Myrick, university police officer; Robert Redig, temperature control; Dr. Cleo Samudzi, dean, Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics and Computing; David Sickman, custodian; Dr. Wayne Woolsey, alternative certification coordinator; Richard Wright, assistant football coach.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Media Relations Specialist
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468