2006 Matthew Fitzgerald and Mike Woolsey


Matt FitzgeraldMatthew Fitzgerald

Matt Fitzgerald is a 1989 graduate of Hudson High School and a 1996 graduate of UW-RF. He worked in a technical capacity for a financial printing company before being hired at UW-RF in information technology for the career services office. Fitzgerald manages the "Hire A Falcon" online job service and the "Mentor Network" system and has presented workshops on career-related topics for students.

He is an alderman for District 4 in River Falls and is a member of the River Falls Park Board, the Housing Coordination Team and the Cooperative Boundary Commission. Recently he completed the River Falls Chamber of Commerce "Leadership River Falls" program. On campus, Fitzgerald is an advisor to the racquetball club. He is also a volunteer webmaster for the Wisconsin Racquetball Association. He has also served on the board of the St. Croix Valley Employers Association and a member of the Wisconsin Association of Colleges and Employers, which awarded him with its President's Award for Excellence. He lives in River Falls and is married with one child.

Mike WoolseyMichael Woolsey

Mike Woolsey is a 1993 graduate of Northeast Metro Technical College and has attended UW-River Falls. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1989 to 1996 as a psychological operations specialist. Woolsey has been previously employed at Lillie Suburban (St. Paul) Newspapers as a technician and photojournalist, the Rochester (Minn.) Post Bulletin as a web site developer, EMC Corporation as a video technician, and the City of River Falls as a community television coordinator/webmaster.

At UWRF, Woolsey advises university departments on creating and maintaining web pages and maintains the University's top-level web pages. Woolsey has been active in the community as a member of the United Way Olmsted County, the River Falls Utility Commission, and River Falls Cable Television Advisory Committee. In addition, he has served as an interim city council member for District 1. A River Falls resident, he is married and has two children.