Staff - Commons Administrative Office


Justin Krahn

Director of Dining Services

UW Stout Employee since October 2009

Price Commons, Room 160


phone: (715) 232-2134


Oversees all aspects of dining operations and services on the campus:

  • Facilities providing services - Price Commons, North Point Dining, Memorial Student Center.
  • Services - cafeteria services, convenience stores, restaurants, express locations, concessions, catering (on or off campus), food courts.
  • Functions - personnel, purchasing, menu planing, marketing, budget & capital planning, facility planning, training, project coordination, financial analysis, and customer satisfaction.


Josh Berg
Associate Director of Dining Service

UW Stout Employee Since June 2016


phone: 715-232-1800

• Oversight of culinary operations management 
• Training and orientation programs oversight 
• Coordination of marketing and oversight of social media platforms 
• Responsible for operating procedure documentation and assessment programs 

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Jim Selz

Assistant Director Business & Purchasing

UW Stout Employee since January 1975

Price Commons, Room 160


phone: (715) 232-1178


Performs business and purchasing functions for all dining operations:

  • Prepare bids and contracts.
  • Coordinate the purchasing of food, equipment, and supplies.
  • Coordinate and manage software systems including FoodPro, Sequoia and TouchNet.
  • Perform business, operational, and financial analysis.
  • Assist in budget, capital, facility planning and project coordination.


   Sarah Sippl

   Registered Dietitian

   Price Commons, Room 160


   phone: (715) 232-3599


Provides nutrition education to individuals and groups

  • Creates printed nutrition education materials
  • Counsels students with diet related issues
  • Conducts assessment of dining services customers' dietary needs and desires
  • Provides input into menu planning and special diet services
  • Provides nutrition analysis of cafeteria menu items

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Darlene Frey

Administrative Assistant & Accounts Payable

UW Stout Employee since August 2000

Price Commons, Room 160


phone: (715) 232-1585


Provides administrative office assistance to Director and Assistant Director.

  • Hire, train and manage student office staff
  • Accounts payable and vendor communications
  • Financial report generation and preparation.
  • Purchasing assistant
  • Receptionist and clerical duties
  • Records management.


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Emily Kuznar

Marketing Specialist

UW Stout Employee since September 2014

Price Commons, Room 160


phone: (715) 232-5499


Develops a marketing plan for University Dining Services and coordinates and administers the plan, utilizing forms of media and communication available. 

  • Assist in printed marketing material development and distribution
  • Improve web and social media presence, oversee UDS Facebook account
  • Assist in planning and marketing special events and promotions
  • Create and perform assessments of UDS operations
  • Enhance resources available for the marketing of UDS
  • Maintain office records
  • Reception, clerical and data entry duties
  • Assist with accounts payable and department records