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  • Undergraduate degree from Kansas State University
  • Master’s degree in administrative studies from the University of South Dakota
  • MBTI certified

Career Highlights

  • Responsible for managing human resource services for employed faculty and staff of the Schools of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Previously served as the assistant director of USD Human Resources (1998 to 2004)

Service Highlights

  • Member on the School of Medicine Administrative Counsel, School of Health Sciences Administrative Counsel and SD Board of Regents Human Resource Directors
  • Serves as deputy Title IX coordinator for Health Affairs and backup to Title IX coordinator for the University of South Dakota
  • College and University Personnel Association, 1996 to present
  • Society of Human Resource Managers, 2007 to present
  • President of Executive Committee, Vermillion Leadership 2004 to 2006

Honor Highlights

  • CACUBO, Professional Leadership Development Institute, June 2011
  • MBTI Qualifying Workshop, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, December 2008
  • Collegiate Management Institute, Level I/II, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2001/2002
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Training, March 1997