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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Mentor Profiles

  • Bird, Lori

Title: Director, Center for Mentoring & Induction
Department: Field Experience
Bargaining Unit: IFO
Year Started:2005
Professional Interests: Professional learning communities, mentoring new teachers, cognitive coaching
Personal Interests: Reading, singing, spending time at the lake, watching kids in hockey, traveling

  • Clink, Kellian

Title: Librarian
Department: Library Services
Bargaining Unit: IFO
Year Started: 1987
Professional Interests: College writing, advising
Personal Interests: Kayaking, hiking

  • Corley, Chris

Title: Honors Program Director
Department: History
Bargaining Unit: IFO
Year Started: 2004
Professional Interests: European history, teaching
Personal Interests: Family, gardening, fishing, professional sports

  • Cvancara, Kristen

Title: Associat Professor/Grad Program Director
Department: Communication Studies
Bargaining Unit: IFO
Year Started: 2005
Professional Interests: Communications in close relationships - Siblings
Personal Interests: Piano, sewing, painting, canoeing, climbing

  • Dornack, Julie

Title: Dean's Secretary
Department: Library Services
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Year Started: 1998
Professional Interests: Leadership, labor movement, communications
Personal Interests: Cooking, gardening, outdoors, camping, family

  • Elliott, Daniel

Title: Associate Director
Department: Centennial Student Union
Bargaining Unit: ASF
Year Started: 1994
Professional Interests: Facilities, operations, student development, purchasing, safety
Personal Interests: Wood working, pottery, genealogy, architecture, gardening, stained glass, hiking

  • Esping, David

Title: Software Support Specialist
Department: ITS
Bargaining Unit: MAPE
Year Started: 2000
Professional Interests: Technology and education
Personal Interests: Outdoor activities, reading, sports

  • Hadley, Mary

Title: Professor & Chair
Department: Chemistry & Geology
Bargaining Unit: IFO
Year Started: 2002
Professional Interests: Lipid peroxidation
Personal Interests: reading and camping

  • Halbur, Jeff

Title: Director of Development - COE
Department: University Development
Bargaining Unit: ASF
Year Started: 2008
Professional Interests: Issues of diversity, continuous learning, networking and sharing ideas
Personal Interests: Boy Scouts, outdoor activities (biking, hiking, skiing, camping), Gardening, Sci-Fi movies

  • Hanson, Linda

Title: Affirmative Action Director
Department: Affirmative Action
Bargaining Unit: Excluded
Year Started: 2008
Professional Interests: Employment law
Personal Interests: Walking, reading, interior design

  • Harty, Jerry

Title: GMW
Department: Building Services
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Year Started: 2000
Professional Interests:
Personal Interests: Sprint car racing, drag racing, coaching

  • Iseminger, Jeff

Title: Assistant VP for Integrated Marketing
Department: Integrated Marketing
Bargaining Unit: Excluded
Year Started: 2004
Professional Interests: Marketing
Personal Interests: Gardening, reading, "green" issues

  • Kim, In-Jae

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Mathematics & Statistics
Bargaining Unit: IFO
Year Started: 2006
Professional Interests: Math, math education, social and behavioral science
Personal Interests: Home improvement, tennis, golf, finding play-places for kids

  • Krueger, Kim

Title: Administrative Assistant
Department: Academic Affairs
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Year Started: 2003
Professional Interests: Always interested in learning about all aspects of the University
Personal Interests: Bowling, golfing, biking, farming, gardening, watching football & hockey

  • Murray, Shirley

Title: Student Relations Coordinator
Department: Allied Health & Nursing
Bargaining Unit: ASF
Year Started: 1992
Professional Interests: Student advising, Gerontology, family care giving
Personal Interests: Reading, dogs, beading necklaces, family activities

  • Roberts, Valerie

Title: Executive Assistant to Vice President for Technology and CIO
Department: Information & Technology Services
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Year Started: 1989
Professional Interests: Advocate for people, AFSCME president
Personal Interests: Walking, kayaking, boating, reading, biking

  • Snaza, DeeAnn

Title: Director of Human Resources
Department: Human Resources
Bargaining Unit: Comm. Plan
Year Started: 1990
Professional Interests: SMAHRA/SHRM, training & development
Personal Interests: Volleyball (sports), music, reading, family and friends

  • Walters, Helen

Title: Office Manager
Department: Facilities Services
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Year Started: 1980
Professional Interests: Employee Recognition Committee Representative, Budget Sub-meet and Confer Representative, Safety
Committee Representative, Campus Campaign, and course work
Personal Interests: Walking, biking, reading, and family activities

  • Windschitl, Bonnie

Title:Administrative Assistant
Department: Academic Affairs
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
Year Started: 1990
Professional Interests: I really enjoy being and administrative assistant and working closely with my supervisor to provide the best support possible. Helping students, faculty and staff to get them the best possible answer in the shortest
amount of time is something I strive to do every day.
Personal Interests: Reading, handbell ringing, singing, piano playing, driving my convertible, riding on the Harley. I have four cats. I also enjoy football and hockey.