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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Dec. 19, 2017

Northwest recognizes 93 employees for years of service

Northwest Missouri State University on Tuesday, Dec. 19, recognized 93 employees who have attained milestone years of service at the University.

Those employees recognized and their years of service are listed below and pictured left to right in the attached photos.

40 years 35 years

40 years

  • Michael Jackson, senior network administrator, Office of Information Technology
  • (not pictured) Teri Tobin, textbook manager

35 years

  • Raymond Ashbaugh, dairy herdsperson, R.T Wright Farm
  • (not pictured) Fred Lamer, assistant professor of mass media, School of Communication and Mass Media
30 years 25 years

30 years

  • Dr. Joel Benson, professor of history, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Not pictured:

  • Dr. James Larson, associate professor, School of Agricultural Sciences
  • Joan Schneider, director of career services
  • Dr. Roger Von Holzen, associate professor, School of Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Dr. Nancy Zeliff, professor, School of Computer Science and Information Systems

25 years

  • Terri Carmichael, facility services coordinator
  • Bev Schenkel, associate provost of enrollment and retention management

Not pictured:

  • Alferd Hoover, custodian-shift coordinator, Facility Services
  • Merlin Miller, manager of technology services, Office of Information Technology
  • Dr. Roger Neustadter, professor of sociology, School of Health Science and Wellness
20 years

20 years

(pictured left to right)

  • Dr. Michael Steiner, associate provost of undergraduate studies and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Gina Bradley, university event coordinator, Office of University Marketing and Communication
  • Judy Snodderley, collections clerk, Bursar/Cashiering
  • Carol McCulloch, accounts receivable clerk, Bursar/Cashiering

Not pictured:

  • Rick Allen, senior maintenance zone supervisor, Facility Services
  • Dr. Christine Benson, professor and chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Dr. Brian Haile, associate professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Douglas Rush, driver, Facility Services
  • Lawrence Schieber, custodian, Facility Services
  • Catherine Schwienebart, part-time teacher associate, Horace Mann Laboratory School
  • Dr. Deborah Toomey, assistant professor of marketing, Booth School of Business
  • Amee Wilmes, senior assistant director for federal and state programs, Office of Financial Assistance
  • Dr. Rochelle Hiatt, associate professor of counseling, School of Health Science and Wellness
  • Dr. Rafiq Islam, professor of chemistry, Department of Natural Sciences
15 years

15 years

(pictured left to right)

Front row:

  • Rebecca Baldwin, director, Regional Professional Development Center
  • Diana Stephens, information technology systems generalist, Office of Information Technology
  • Dr. Pamela Shannon, professor of music, Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Second row:

  • LeAnne Carmichael, licensed practical nurse, Wellness Services
  • Tamera Grow, associate director, Office of Admissions
  • Dr. Rebecca Dunnell, professor of music, Department of Fine and Performing Arts
  • David Vlieger, assistant professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Not pictured:

  • Deanne Cordell, data management coordinator, Office of Financial Assistance
  • Dr. Gregg Dieringer, professor of biology, Department of Natural Sciences
  • Dr. Brian Hesse, professor of political science, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Dr. Brian Lanier, professor of music, Department of Fine and Performing Arts
  • Marsha Martin, general project assistant, Regional Professional Development Center
  • Amy Nally, assistant director, Office of Student Involvement
  • Dr. John Pope, associate professor of geology, Department of Natural Sciences
  • Kurt Porterfield, custodian, Facility Services
  • Dr. David Richardson, associate professor of physics, Department of Natural Sciences
  • George Spire, plant operator, Facility Services
10 years

10 years

(pictured left to right)

Front row:

  • Robert Veasey, director of fitness and informal recreation, Office of Student Affairs
  • Lori Steiner, finance officer and executive director of advancement services, Office of University Advancement
  • Karen Vogel, admissions specialist, Office of Admissions
  • Allison Hoffmann, director of student academic success and retention
  • Scot Calfee, technology specialist, Office of Information Technology

Second row:

  • Michael Adwell, hardscape groundskeeper, Facility Services
  • Jack Bucy, maintenance technician-access control, Facility Services
  • Elizabeth Coleman, custodian, Facility Services
  • Christopher Redden, hardscape and recycling supervisor, Facility Services

Not pictured:

  • Robert Archer, sportsfield groundskeeper, facility services
  • Kathy Bradshaw, data specialist, Office of Admissions
  • Michael Creason, assistant baseball coach and equipment manager, Department of Athletics
  • Brenda Lewis, senior instructor of English, Department of Language, Literature and Writing
  • Rebecca Lobina, director of the Small Business and Technology Development Center and continuing professional education, Northwest-Kansas City
  • Jeffrey Nickerson, senior instructor of management, Booth College of Business
  • Darren Perkins, chief engineer, KXCV-KRNW
  • Dr. Ryan Wessell, associate professor of psychology, School of Health Science and Wellness
Five years

Five years

(pictured left to right)

Front row:

  • Mary Shields, resource teacher, Horace Mann Laboratory School
  • Brooke Bowles, accounting clerk and scholarship coordinator, Office of University Advancement
  • Elizabeth Mason, office manager, Office of Institutional Research
  • Leslie Murphy, advertising and underwriting manager, School of Communication and Mass Media
  • April Salinas, clerk, Mail/Copy Center
  • Deborah Curry, custodian, Facility Services

Second row:

  • Robert Machovsky, director of alumni relations and annual giving, Office of Alumni Relations
  • Steven Chappell, instructor of mass media, School of Communication and Mass Media
  • Meghan Sheil, early childhood teacher, Leet Center
  • Joel Harderson, technology specialist, Office of Information Technology
  • Brian Freemyer, groundskeeper, Facility Services
  • Amber Newham, service response coordinator, Facility Services
  • Raymond Bracken, custodian, Facility Services

Third row:

  • Kathryn Falke, assistant director of orientation, Academic Retention Services
  • Lacy Kobbe, budget coordinator, Facility Services

Fourth row:

  • Kenna Johnson, advisor and coach, Academic Retention Services
  • Alex Cruz, senior data analyst, Office of Institutional Research
  • Omer Duckworth, plant operator, Facility Services
  • John Tiffany, transportation fleet mechanic, Facility Services

Not pictured:

  • Stephanie Allen, custodian, Facility Services
  • Daniel Biegelson, instructor of English, Department of Language, Literature and Writing
  • Barbara Bliley, custodian, Facility Services
  • Steven Bliley, maintenance technician-bricklayer/tuckpointer, Facility Services
  • Stancy Bond, instructor of English, Department of Language, Literature and Writing
  • Dr. Joy Daggs, assistant professor of communication, School of Communication and Mass Media
  • Rolland Martin, library circulation specialist, B.D. Owens Library
  • David Merrill, criminal investigator, University Police
  • Nicholas Peters, assistant athletic trainer, Department of Athletics
  • Kirby Poppa, custodian, Facility Services
  • Dr. Kathleen Spears, assistant professor of biology, Department of Natural Sciences
  • Connie Wallace, custodian, Facility Services

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
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