EMPLOYMENT Winona State University, Winona, MN – 1990-2014 Director of Grants and Sponsored Projects Sexual Harassment Officer (Two years) Saint Mary’s College (Now Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota), Winona, MN – 1984-1990 Assistant to Director of Development Affirmative Action Officer Saint Francis College, Fort Wayne, IN – 1979-1984 Title III Coordinator Assistant to the Director of Public Relations and Director of Development State of Michigan Campaign Finance Reporting, Lansing, MI – 1978-1979 Analyst/Elections Specialist City of Kalamazoo Department of Parks and Recreation, Kalamazoo, MI -- Winter Semester-1977 Graduate Student Intern Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN - 1976 Political Science Department Graduate Assistant Southern Illinois University Daily Egyptian, Carbondale, IL -- 1972 General reporter
WSU institution-wide service - Higher Learning Commission Re-accreditation Committee Co-chair, Winona State University Sesquicentennial Scrapbook 1858-2008 co-author, Institutional Review Board (human subjects research) facilitator and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (animal subjects research) facilitator. Service on university-wide committees: Finance and Facilities, Long-Range Planning, Lyceum, Policies and Procedures and Safety.
Collective bargaining service - Administrative Service Faculty (ASF) local President (two terms), vice president, grievance officer, negotiations representative and secretary/treasurer, and Administrative Service Faculty (ASF) State Board member.
COMMUNITY SERVICE City of Winona Human Rights Commission (including service as Chair), City of Winona Fine Arts Commission and Winona Community Education Adult literacy tutor.
EDUCATION Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL -- Bachelor of Science, Journalism, 1972 Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN -- Master of Public Administration, 1977
Ted Kooser, Duluth Writers’ Workshop, University of Minnesota, Summer 2005
Sandy McKinney and Lola Haskins - Island Muse, Cook Island, Florida, April 2003.
Fred Chappell - Duluth Writers' Workshop, University of Minnesota, Summer 2000.
Mark Levine - Iowa Summer Writing Festival, University of Iowa, Summer 1999.