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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Sept. 15, 2011

Northwest recognizing employees celebrating milestone anniversaries

Northwest Missouri State University will honor employees who have attained milestone years of service with an All-Employee Recognition Celebration from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Raymond J. Courter College Park Pavilion.

Refreshments will be provided, and the program will begin at 3:30 p.m. Employees celebrating milestone years will receive a certificate and gift for their years or service.

All employees who plan to attend are asked to RSVP.

In case of rain, the event will be in the J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom.  

Employees who are being recognized for milestone years are listed below.

45 years
Dr. David Easterla, Distinguished University Professor, Biological Sciences
Paul Jones, Assistant Professor, English    
Glenn Morrow, Facilities Manager/Access Services Team Leader, Library

40 years
Dr. Phillip Lucido, Professor, Biological Sciences
Dr. Gary McDonald, Professor, Computer Science & Information Systems
Dr. Merry McDonald, Professor, Computer Science & Information Systems

35 years     
Patricia Haynes, Associate Budget Officer, Finance
Dr. Alfred Kelly, Professor, Accounting/Economics/Finance
Philip Laber, Professor/Chair, Art
Dr. Jon Rickman, Vice President of Information Systems, Information Systems
Dr. Ernest Woodruff, Professor/Chair, Music

30 years
Ronald Adamson, Supply Clerk/Material Handler, Purchasing
Donna Barmann, Office Manager, English
Dr. Ben Collier, Associate Professor, Accounting/Economics/Finance
Dr. Phillip Heeler, Professor/Chair, Computer Science/Information Systems
Linda Heeler, Assistant Professor, Horace Mann
Dr. Mark Jelavich, Professor/Chair, Accounting/Economics/Finance
Robert Lade, Director of Recreational Sports, Athletics
Dr. Bruce Litte, Associate Professor, English        
Rick Manning, Custodian, Custodial Services
Sharon Samson, AV Coordinator/Library Generalist, Library
Becky Smith, Executive Secretary, Booth College of Business & Professional Studies
Marjorie Stoner, Loan Coordinator/VA Representative, Financial Assistance       

25 years       
Clarence Ebrecht, Equipment Maintenance Specialist, Landscape Services
Dr. Kurtis Fink, Associate Professor, Mathematics/Statistics
Dr. Leslie Galbreath, Director of Academic & Library Services, Library
Dr. Theodore Goudge, Associate Professor, Geosciences
Christina Heintz, Instructor, Mathematics/Statistics
Mary Knowles, Records Specialist, Registrar's Office
Dr. Ernest Kramer, Professor, Music
Shelby Lawson, Secretary, Small Business Technology Development Center
Gary Montross, Floor Care Technician, Custodial Services
Mark Rosewell, Tennis Coach/Instructor, Athletics
Sean Sheil, Senior Systems Administrator, Information Systems
Stephen Town, Professor, Music
Barb Walk, Payroll Manager, Payroll
Ellen White, Accounts Receivable Bookkeeper, Bursar/Cashiering
Cindy Wood, Purchasing Manager, Purchasing
Patricia Wyatt, Reference Assistant, Library
Dr. Thomas Zweifel, Assistant Professor, Agriculture                                   

20 years     
Jeff Bradley, Instructor, Geosciences
Donald Coate, Custodial/Facilities Manager, Custodial Services
Lisa Crater, Office Manager, Biology/Chemistry/Physics
Lori Durbin, Instructor, Communication/Theatre/Languages
Bob Ebrecht, Sportsfield Lead, Landscape Services
Dr. James Eiswert, Associate Professor, History/Humanities/Philosophy/Political Science
Sandra Francis, Part-time Assistant Loan Coordinator, Financial Assistance
Susan Henggeler, Accounting Manager, Controller
Patricia Holley, Programming Director, Radio-TV
Carolyn Johnson, Information Librarian/Assistant Professor, Library
Dr. Jeffrey Loomis, Professor, English      
Coy Moser, Custodian, Custodial Services
Dr. Bayo Oludaja, Associate Professor, Communication/Theatre/Languages
Rosemary Roberts, Facilities Manager, Custodial Services
Dr. Karen Schaffer, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
Berniece Stephenson, Custodial Supervisor, Custodial Services
Denise Weiss, Instructor, Mathematics/Statistics
Dr. Gerald Wilmes, Director of Health Services/Emergency Coordinator, Health Services       

15 years
Les Chesnut, Lead Groundskeeper Center Zone, Landscape Services
Steve Chor, Telecommunications Technician Supervisor, Information Systems
Dr. Margaret Drew, Professor, Curriculum & Instruction
Dr. Doug Dunham, Provost, Provost's Office
Dr. Carole Edmonds, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership
Norman Ford, Preventative Maintenance, Environmental Services
Judy Frueh, Clinical Supervisor/Nurse Practitioner, Health Services
Garland George, Cataloging Specialist, Library
Dale Grasty, PC Specialist/Notebooks, Information Systems
Clarence Green, Jr., Chief of University Police, University Police Department
Jared Groomer, Carpenter/Cabinet Maker, Environmental Services
Dr. Greg Haddock, Vice Provost/Dean of the Graduate School, Provost's Office
Dr. Carolyn Hardy, Assistant Professor, Computer Science/Information Systems
Alfred Juhl, Cataloging Specialist, Library
Teresa McKee, Administrative Secretary, Horace Mann
Dr. Phillip Messner, Professor, MU Doctoral Program
Lisa Raasch, Custodian, Custodial Services
Reginald Reno, Steamfitter/Plumber, Environmental Services
Diane Runde, IT Manager of Operations for Finance & Human Resources, Controller's Office
Linda Standerford, Coordinator of Talent Development Center, Talent Development Center
Dr. Shirley Steffens, Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction
Adam Stone, Lead Groundskeeper East Zone, Environmental Services
Dr. Matthew Symonds, Assistant Professor, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance
Dr. James Walker, Associate Professor, Marketing/Management
Angela Wolters, Senior Buyer, Purchasing 

10 years       
Leslie Abarr-Chandler, Coordinator of SOAR, Advisement
Michelle Allen, Lab Technician, Biological Sciences
Marty Archer, Transportation Supervisor, Environmental Services
Kris Bakko, Faculty Tech Support Assistant/Secretary, CITE
Angela Bickford, Instructor, Chemistry/Physics
Robert Bryant, Jr., Director of Enrollment, Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics, & Computing
Teresa Burnsides, Financial Assistance Specialist, Financial Assistance
Dr. Loren Butler, Associate Professor, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance
Timothy Carlyle, UNIX Administrator, Information Systems
Dr. Wayne Chandler, Associate Professor, English
Dr. Terry Coalter, Associate Professor, Marketing/Management
Timothy Crowley, Director of Personal Development & Counseling Services, Personal Development & Counseling Services
Bruce Devers, Hardscape Groundskeeper, Environmental Services
Christopher Drennen, PC Technician, Information Systems
Janie Fine, Painter/Maintenance, Environmental Services
Dr. Nancy Foley, Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction
Dr. Jeffrey Foot, Director of International Affairs/ESL Program, International Affairs
Dr. April Haberyan, Associate Professor, Psychology/Sociology/Counseling
Amy Hubbell, Admissions Specialist, Admissions
Jared Hunter, Sign Design/Fabricator, Environmental Services
Marilyn Ingels, Custodian, Custodial Services
Dr. Samuel Jennings, II, Director of Student Development, Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics, & Computing
Lisa Jennings, Acquisitions Manager, Library
Steven Johnson, Project Assistant: Professional Learning Communities, NWRPDC
Brenda Jones, Instructor, Marketing/Management
Dr. Joseph Kreizinger, Associate Professor, Communication/Theatre/Languages
Dr. Jacqueline Lamer, Instructor, Mass Communication
Diana Linville, Instructor, Computer Science/Information Systems
Jacquelyn Loghry, Assistant Director/Learning Services Coordinator, Student Support Services
Dr. Terry Long, Associate Professor, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance
Ann Lovett, Secretary, NWRPDC
Dr. Stephen Ludwig, Assistant Professor, Accounting/Economics/Finance
Dr. Ahmed Malkawi, Associate Professor, Chemistry/Physics
Lori Mardis, Librarian/Assistant Professor, Library
Francisco Martinez, Instructor, Communication/Theatre/Languages
Dr. Nancy Mayer, Associate Professor, English
David McClintock, Transportation Fleet Mechanic, Environmental Services
Paula McLain, Coordinator of Student Employment, Human Resources
Dr. Melody Messner, Assistant Director of Outreach, St. Joseph Center, Outreach
Kyra Mills, Director of Networks & Data Centers, Information Systems
Doni Mollus, Instructor, Accounting/Economics/Finance
Karen Money, Custodian, Custodial Services
Armin Muhsam, Associate Professor, Art
Sue Nickerson, Executive Secretary, Student Affairs
Erin Oehler, Part-time Instructor, Horace Mann
Dr. Anthony Olson, Associate Professor, Music
Raymond Ottman, Lieutenant, University Police Department
Dr. Sheila Phillips, Assistant Professor, Music
Dr. Joyce Piveral, Dean, College of Education & Human Services
Lola Ringgold, Custodian, Custodial Services
Dr. Renee Rohs, Associate Professor/Chair, Geosciences
Jennifer Schieber, Custodian, Custodial Services
Dr. Mary Shepherd, Associate Professor, Mathematics/Statistics
Danny Smith, Assistant Sportsfield Supervisor, Landscape Services
Michael Stegall, Boiler Operator, Environmental Services
Douglas Sudhoff, Assistant Professor/Chair, Mass Communication
Pele Trump, Secretary for Enrollment & Academic Affairs, Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics, & Computing
Brenda Untiedt, Alumni Relations Specialist, Alumni Relations
Charles Verbick, Hardscape Groundskeeper, Landscape Services
Rose Viau, Director of Residential Life, Residential Life
John Viau, Sustainability Coordinator, Environmental Services
Dr. Matthew Walker, Assistant Professor, Communication/Theatre/Languages
Kirk Wayman, News Director, Radio-TV
Rosalie Weathermon, Career Development Coordinator: Internships, Career Services
Sally Wermelskirchen, Part-time Resource Coordinator/Pre-K After School Care, Family & Consumer Sciences
Darren Whitley, University Photographer, University Relations
Kenton Wilcox, Instructor, English
Amy Wilson, Secretary, Educational Leadership
Jolaine Zweifel, Computer Specialist, CITE

5 years
Ryan Anderson, Softball Coach/Instructor, Athletics
Margaret Bangerter, Part-time Instructional Specialist, NWRPDC
Dr. Vincent Bates, Assistant Professor, Music
Kathleen Baudino, Part-time International Data & Records Specialist, International Affairs
Doyle Bounds, Admissions Representative, Admissions
Leslie Bowman, Project Specialist, Health Services
Venus Brown, Membership Development & Events Coordinator, Radio-TV
Nikki Bucy, Auxiliary Services Specialist, Auxiliary Services
Kelli Caselman, Custodian, Custodial Services
Michael Ceperley, Sergeant, University Police Department
Dr. Himadri Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Chemistry/Physics
Meghan Davis, Assistant Director of Residential Life Student Success, Residential Life
Deirdre Dino, Student Affairs Assistant, Student Affairs
Charles Flohr, Offensive Coordinator/Instructor, Athletics
Dr. Alice Foose, Assistant Professor, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance
Dr. Alisha Francis, Assistant Professor/Freshman Seminar Director, Psychology/Sociology/Counseling
Mark Galbraith, Manager of Design & Construction, Environmental Services
Teresa Gustafson, Director of Strategic Donor Development, Development
Sherry Gutzmer, Custodian, Custodial Services
Lisa Hamblen, Residential Counselor, Missouri Academy
Hong Gyu Han, Library Automation Specialist, Library
James Hefner, Custodian, Custodial Services
Andrew Hefner, Custodian, Custodial Services
David Hilsabeck, Associate Custodial Supervisor, Custodial Services
Steven Holt, Director of Chillicothe Small Business Development Center, Small Business Technology Development Center
Courtney Holt, Director of Early Care & Educational Laboratory Center, Family & Consumer Sciences
Polly Howard, Development Office-Booth College, Development
Dr. Nissa Ingraham, Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction
Jane Jackson, Project Assistant: Special Education & Instruction, NWRPDC
Dr. George Kegode, Assistant Professor, Agriculture
Melinda Kelsey, Graphic Designer, University Relations
Debra Korell, Part-time Science Instructional Specialist, NWRPDC
Colleen Lainhart, Office Manager, Outreach
Dr. Yanfen Le, Assistant Professor, Geosciences
Justin Long, Custodian, Custodial Services
Larry Mannasmith, Admissions Representative, Admissions
Dr. Barbara Martin, Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction
Kristina Martinez, Officer, University Police Department
Angel McAdams, Director of Campus Activities, Campus Activities
Michael Miller, Complex Director, Residential Life
Connie Murphy, Secretary, Intercultural/International Center
Jessica Murry, Financial Assistance Counselor, Financial Assistance
Dr. Susan Myllykangas, Assistant Professor, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance
Samuel Offutt, Instructor, Mass Communication
Amanda Petefish-Schrag, Assistant Professor, Communication/Theatre/Languages
Jeaneth Puriel, Research Scholar/Coordinator of Study Abroad, Study Abroad
Deborah Rauch, Associate Custodial Supervisor, Custodial Services
Tanya Riley, Career Services Specialist, Career Services
Dr. Jennifer Rytting, Assistant Professor, English  
Jason Sack, Head Cheer Coach/Assistant in Recreational Sports, Athletics
Sonny Scadden, Carpenter Supervisor, Environmental Services
James Scott, Driver, Environmental Services
Scott Shields, Coordinator of Residential Life Operations, Residential Life
Rick Simbro, Custodian, Custodial Services
Susan Smith, Administrative Secretary, Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics, & Computing
Melissa Spencer, Assessment Coordinator, Information/Analysis/Assessment
Anna Summa, Database Specialist, Alumni Relations
Derick Swaney, Pellet Operator, Environmental Services
Jody Throener, Residential Life Specialist, Residential Life
Dr. Jennifer Wall, Assistant Professor, Mathematics/Statistics
Crystal Ward, Manager of Web Services, University Relations
Amy Washam, Assistant Coordinator of Outreach, Outreach
Sarah Wayman, Advertising Manager, Student Publications
Tammy Welch, Custodian, Custodial Services
Rex Welch, Electrician, Environmental Services
Margaret Whedon, Assistant Professor, Communication/Theatre/Languages
Karl Wilmes, Carpenter/Maintenance, Environmental Services


For more information, please contact:

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

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