Nearly 100 employees recognized for years of service

One staff member reaches 40-year milestone, with four more at 35 years
Chancellor Bob Meyer congratulates an employee for her years of service to UW-Stout during a recent reception on campus. / UW-Stout photos
​Jerry Poling | November 28, 2018

One University of Wisconsin-Stout employee was recognized for 40 years of service and four more for 35 years of employment during a program held Monday, Nov. 12, at the Memorial Student Center.

A total of 95 employees were honored for reaching milestones ranging from 10 years to 40 years. Each employee received a commemorative tackette, or pin.

UW-Stout has 1,324 employees.

Jody EngeldingerThe Chancellor’s Office and University Advancement hosted the reception for the honorees, their families and guests. Chancellor Bob Meyer, who in 2017 received the 30-year recognition, presented the awards.

“UW-Stout is an exceptional place to learn because of our talented, dedicated and supportive faculty and staff. These employees from all over campus make a difference every day in students’ lives, so that’s why it’s an honor to recognize them,” Meyer said.

Mark Parsons, vice chancellor for University Advancement and Marketing and executive director of Stout University Foundation, was the emcee.

From left, Mark Neidermyer, Patti Kahler and Robert Cook were recognized for 35 years of employment.The employees recognized are:

40 years

  • Jody Engeldinger, Merle M. Price Commons

35 Years

  • Robert Cook, Custodial Services
  • Patti Kahler, Office of International Education
  • Mark Neidermyer, Telecommunications and Networking
  • Julie Harmon, rehabilitation and counseling

From left, Tammy Wolf, Donna Weber, Ayub Hossain and Kim Hintzman were among those recognized for 30 years of employment.30 Years

  • Ronald Beck, University Housing Custodial Services
  • Arlo Frank, Custodial Services
  • Kim Hintzman, University Dining
  • Ayub Hossain, mathematics, statistics and computer science
  • Ed Jakober, Learning Technology Services
  • Carol Mooney, UW-Stout Online
  • Donna Weber, psychology
  • Vicki Weber, School of Education
  • Tammy Wolf, biology

From left, Anna Vande Linde, Renee Surdick, Ben Pratt and Diane Christie were among those recognized for 25 years of employment.25 Years

  • Diane Christie, mathematics, statistics and computer science
  • George Deflorin, Grounds Maintenance
  • Ben Pratt, design
  • Renee Surdick, operations management
  • Anna Vande Linde, chemistry and physics
  • Donna Zerbian, University Dining

20 Years

  • Ellen Anderson, Campuswide Access
  • Steven Blanas, Learning Technology Services
  • John Buss, engineering and technology
  • Susan Melin, Building Maintenance
  • Gindy Neidermyer, College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management
  • Ruth Nyland, School of Education
  • Ann Parsons, biology
  • Julie Pichler, Admissions
  • Evan Sveum, communication technologies
  • Ann Zuerlein, University Dining

15 Years

  • Lexie Bilse, Learning Technology Services
  • Tamara Brantmeier, art and art history
  • David Delambo, rehabilitation and counseling
  • Beverly Deyo-Svendsen, social science
  • Amy Fichter, art and art history
  • Heidi Gilbertson, Advisement
  • Denise Goers, Advisement
  • Michelle Greenway-Lawler, Discovery Center
  • Darren Hoyland, Telecommunications and Networking
  • Kyle Kleist, rehabilitation and counseling
  • Kelly Lamon, school counseling, school psychology and special education
  • Amy McGovern, University Housing
  • Katherine Navarre, psychology
  • Diane Olson, operations management
  • Grady Richartz, Campuswide Access
  • Kristin Risley, English and philosophy
  • Toni Simons, Admissions
  • Kim Zagorski, social science

10 Years

  • Daniel Atyim, art and art history
  • Ramsaroop Bachoo, Custodial Services
  • Jodi Beseler-Webb, University Dining
  • Katherine Branch, Grounds Maintenance
  • Toni Burger, UW-Stout Online
  • Renee Chandler, Graduate School
  • Julie Cook, Business and Financial Services
  • Travis Destache, Athletics
  • Chris Freeman, social science
  • Justin Fults, University Housing
  • Kathryn Hamilton, psychology
  • Faith Huitt, UW-Stout Online
  • Stefanie Jax, Career Services
  • Betty Johnson, Custodial Services
  • Amitava Karmaker, mathematics, statistics and computer science
  • Jeremy Karpenske, Telecommunication and Networking
  • Heather Klanderman, School of Education
  • John Klem, rehabilitation and counseling
  • Arthur Kneeland, biology
  • Melissa Koss, Custodial Services
  • Adam Kramschuster, engineering and technology
  • Matthew Kuchta, chemistry and physics
  • Amanda Little, biology
  • Georgios Loizides, social science
  • Elena Marshall, English and philosophy
  • Britta Miller, Dean of Students Office
  • Julie Miller, University Housing
  • Kirk Miller, Building Maintenance
  • Joan Navarre, English and philosophy
  • Jamison Patrick, UW-Stout Online
  • Marlann Patterson, chemistry and physics
  • Kerry Peterson, food and nutrition
  • Daisy Pignetti, English and philosophy
  • Dinah Schoonover, College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences
  • Dawn Skovbroten, University Library and Learning Center
  • Jason Spetz, University Police
  • Deleana Strohl, rehabilitation and counseling
  • Jennifer Tack, Administrative and Student Life Services
  • Kari Tarr, art and art history
  • Kevin W. Tharp, communication technologies
  • Brent Tilton, Purchasing
  • Kim Uetz, Instructional Resources Service
  • Bryan Vogh, University Library and Learning Center
  • Dennis Weibel, operations management
  • Curtis Wieland, Administrative and Student Life Services
  • Dean Wirtanen, operations management
  • Denise Wysocki Freeberg, Discovery Center

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Photos

Top: Jody Engeldinger was recognized for 40 years of employment at UW-Stout.

Second: From left, Mark Neidermyer, Patti Kahler and Robert Cook were recognized for 35 years.

Third: From left, Tammy Wolf, Donna Weber, Ayub Hossain and Kim Hintzman were among those recognized for 30 years of employment at UW-Stout.

Bottom: From left, Anna Vande Linde, Renee Surdick, Ben Pratt and Diane Christie were among those recognized for 25 years of employment at UW-Stout.


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