Personnel

Chancellor’s Office hires new executive assistant

October 31, 2013
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Chancellor’s Office hires new executive assistant

Brenda Bonn, previously the owner of a small executive administrative assistant company, will become executive assistant to Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak effective Nov. 1. Since May 2013 and from 2008 to 2011, Bonn owned and operated Your Executive Assistant, Inc., a small company that provided virtual administrative assistance to executives. Previously, she worked as a special assistant to the City of…

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Sodexo manager joins UCCS food service

October 30, 2013
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Sodexo manager joins UCCS food service

Russ Saunkeah, currently the general manager of campus food services for Sodexo, Inc., will become executive chef and associate director of culinary services for UCCS. Saunkeah’s appointment is effective Nov. 1 and was announced by Susan Szpyrka, vice chancellor, Administration and Finance. Sodexo is expected to name a replacement in the next few days. “I am pleased that Russ will…

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Scott promoted to senior executive director

October 30, 2013
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Scott promoted to senior executive director

Gayanne Scott, executive director, Division of Resource Management, will become senior executive director of human and financial resources in the Division of Resource Management. Scott’s promotion was announced by Susan Szpyrka, vice chancellor, Administration and Finance. “It is important that we align budget and human resources functions of the university. The largest UCCS budget item is compensation for employees,” Szpyrka…

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Experienced professional to direct UCCS human resources

October 4, 2013
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A professional with more than 20 years of experience will lead the UCCS Office of Human Resources. Jeanne Durr, currently director of human resources at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, was selected for the position of executive director of the UCCS Office of Human Resources following a national search. Susan Szpyrka, vice chancellor, Administration and Finance, announced the appointment Oct. 4.…

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Celebration of life scheduled

October 3, 2013
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A celebration of the life of Margaret “Marge” Mistry, senior instructor, Department of Languages and Cultures, is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the third floor apse of Kraemer Family Library. Faculty, staff, students and friends will share stories and reminisce about Mistry who was killed in a Sept. 13 traffic accident. She taught Spanish at…

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Interim executive director named

October 2, 2013
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Interim executive director named

Jaime McMullen Garcia, director of development, University Advancement, will become interim executive director of development effective Oct. 8. Martin Wood, vice chancellor, University Advancement, announced Garcia’s promotion Oct. 1. An 18-year veteran of UCCS, Garcia previously held fundraising positions with the CU Foundation and as a staff member in the Office of Student Recruitment. She began her UCCS career as…

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13 join campus staff ranks

October 2, 2013
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There were 13 individuals who joined UCCS in September. Their names, titles, departments and start dates follow. Rosemary Augustine, senior advisor, Department of Human Resources, Sept. 1. Sheri Gibson, professional research assistant, Department of Psychology, Sept. 23. Kristen Wynne, compliance and senior consultant, Department of Human Resources, Sept. 1. Patricia Abila, fiscal administrator, College of Education, Sept. 16. Hortencia Ysarraraz,…

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Faculty join for fall semester

September 26, 2013
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Faculty join for fall semester

More than 30 new faculty members joined UCCS for the fall semester. Over the past weeks, those who hold instructor, assistant professor or associate professor positions were introduced to the campus. Today’s final installment includes four faculty members from the College of Business, Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences as well…

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Regents vote to expand anti-discrimination policy

September 19, 2013
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Protection for diverse expression of political philosophy, as well as gender identity and gender expression, now are included in the CU Board of Regents’ anti-discrimination policy. At its Sept. 17 meeting at the University Memorial Center on the CU-Boulder campus, the board voted unanimously for the changes to the Laws of the Regents, Article 10, and Regent Policy 1.C.2. The…

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Faculty join for fall semester

September 19, 2013
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More than 30 new faculty members joined UCCS for the fall semester. Over the next few weeks, those who hold instructor, assistant professor or associate professor positions will be introduced to the campus. Today’s final installment includes three faculty members from the School of Public Affairs and the College of Business. Henriikka Weir, assistant professor, School of Public Affairs. Weir…

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