Renee Surdick

Academic Staff
Operations and Management Department
College of Management

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

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

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

    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)