Renee Surdick

Project Manager, University of Wisconsin-Stout
President, Oaklawn Harmony Centre, Inc.
Association Professor, St. Mary's University of Minnesota
Operations and Management Department
College of Management

Office: 281E Jarvis Hall-Technology Wing
Phone: 715-232-1372
Email: surdickr@uwstout.edu

Professional Interests: - Impact of Effective Leadership - Leadership Coaching - Quality Teaching Strategies - Organizational Change Process - Business Development and Success Variables

Class Schedule

Spring 2015

Course Days Time Location
INMGT-100 Online

Education

    • ACC Leadership Coaching
      Georgetown University
      Washington, DC, 2014
    • Ed D Leadership
      St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
      Minneapolis, MN, 2004
    • MSE Education
      University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
      Whitewater, WI, 1992
    • BS Vocational Rehabilitation
      University of Wisconsin-Stout
      Menomonie, WI, 1981

Courses Taught

  • INMGT-100 Introduction To Management
  • INMGT-400/600 Organizational Leadership
  • INMGT-600 Organizational Leadership
  • INMGT-735 Prob in Technology Management
  • PSYC-735 Applied Psych Field Problem
  • PSYC-770 Thesis-Applied Psychology
  • PSYC-799 Independent Study
  • TRDIS-770 Thesis
  • TRHRD-735 Field Problem in Training

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Discovery Center
        Project Manager
        August 2009 - Present
      • St. Mary's University of Minnesota
        Association Professor
        2000 - Present
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Operations and Management
        Adjunct Faculty
        2006 - 2012
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Vocational Rehabilitation
        Assistant Director
        1997 - 2006
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Vocational Rehabilitation
        Academic Staff
        1994 - 2001
      • Madison Area Technical College
        Lecturer
        1987 - 1989

    Industry

      • Oaklawn Harmony Centre, Inc.
        President
        2004 - Present
      • Indianhead Enterprises
        President
        1993 - 1997
      • Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services
        Director of Programs
        1980 - 1993

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Zimmerman, T. A., Schmidt, L. J., Becker, T. H., Peterson, J., Nyland, R., & Surdick, R. Narrowing the Gap between Students and Instructors: A Study of Expectstiond. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal, 7(1).

    Case Study

    • Surdick, R. (2008). Rural Development-Department of Agriculture. .

    Site Review

    • Surdick, R. (2007). Rural Development-Department of Agriculture (Site Review). .

Presentations

    Oral Presentation

    • Surdick, R. (October, 2014). Authentic Leadership. University of Wisconsin-Stout Manufacturing Conference, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Surdick, R. (October, 2014). Authentic Leadership. Women In Manufacturing in the 21st Century Conference, Madison, WI, United States.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Honor

    • Woman of Distinction, Girl Scouts of Indian Waters Council (2007)

Service

    University

      UW Stout

      • Committee Member, Masters in Science of Applied Psychology Program Advisory Council (2007 - Present)
      • Representative, College of Human Development Curriculum Committee (2005 - 2006)
      • Committee Member, College of Human Development Governance Council (2001 - 2003)

    Professional

    • Board of Trustees, International Governing Body of Standards Development, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) (2004 - 2009)
    • Board of Trustees, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) (2004 - 2006)
    • Officer, President/Elect/Past, Association of Community Rehabilitation Personnel (ACRE) (2001 - 2003)
    • Officer, Vice President, Association of Community Rehabilitation Personnel (ACRE) (1999 - 2000)

    Community

    • Officer, President/Elect/Past, Oaklawn Harmony Centre (2000 - Present)
    • Board of Directors, Positive Alternatives (1999 - 2001)
    • Officer, Vice President, Greater Area Menomonie Chamber of Commerce (1997 - 2001)
    • Treasurer-Secretary, Greater Area Menomonie Chamber of Commerce (1997 - 2001)
    • Officer, Treasurer-Secretary, Greater Area Menomonie Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (1997 - 1999)
    • Committee Chair, Greater Area Menomonie Chamber of Commerce, Manufacturers Committee (1997 - 1999)
    • Committee Chair, Greater Area Menomonie Chamber of Commerce, Public Affairs Committee (1997 - 1999)
    • Board of Directors, Indianhead Enterprises of Menomonie (1997 - 1998)
    • Officer, President/Elect/Past, Bridge to Hope (1996 - 1998)
    • Board of Advisors, Menomonie Alternative and Public Schools (1996 - 1998)