Years of Service and Retirements

Years of Service and Retirements

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls values the contributions individual employees have made to its success. Excellence is achieved by the dedication of each individual. Length of service awards are based on the years to UW-River Falls and to the State of Wisconsin. The following employees who reached a milestone year (10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40) in 2022 are listed below. Retirements being recognized in April 2022 encompass all retirements between February 2021 and January 2022.

The Years of Service and Retirement Lunchen is Tuesday, April 19, 2022. Honorees for both categories (years of service and retirements) were sent e-vites to RSVP for an 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. luncheon. At 12:30 p.m., campus is invited to attend a program in the Riverview Ballroom, UC, honoring the milestone recipients and retirees listed below.

If you have a question about years of service or retirements, call Human Resources at 715-425-3382. If you have any questions about the 11:30 a.m. luncheon or 12:30 p.m. program, call Jenna Lindseth in the Chancellor's Office at 715-425-3201.

Years of Service honorees for 2022

40 Years
Jane Lubich - Student Billing

35 Years
Angela Kaiser - Teacher Education
Richard Seefeldt - Psychology

30 Years
Jacklyn Bennett - Residence Life
Gary Cottrell - Communication Sciences and Disorders
Patricia Ford - Athletics
Sonja Johnson - Counseling/Health Services
Kristine Jones - Custodial Services
Michael Kahlow - Chemistry and Biotechnology
Eric Sanden - Plant and Earth Science
Bonnie Walters - Animal and Food Science

25 Years
Wesley Chapin - Academic Affairs
Eric Eberhardt - Communication and Media Studies
Kerry Keen - Plant and Earth Science
Laurel Langford - Mathematics
Michael Martin - College of Education and Professioinal Studies (posthumous)
Dean Olson - Ag Engineering Technology
Rich Wallace - Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology
Jason Winget - Technology Services
Steven Wodarz - Heating Plant

20 Years
Scott Ballantyne - Biology
Joy Benson - Management and Marketing
Brenda Boetel - Agricultural Economics
John Heppen - Politics/Geography/International Studies
Ross Jilk - Chemistry and Biotechnology
Torey Kauth - Technology Services
Carmen Pata - Athletics
Marion Sandow - Continuing Education
Wendy Stocker - Academic Affairs
Anthony Varghese - Computer, Info and Data Sciences
Scott Woitaszewski - Counseling and School Psychology

15 Years
Ryan Bench - Registrar's Office
Jose Carrillo - Custodial Services
Holly Dolliver - Plant and Earth Science
Brian Drost - Music and Stage and Screen Arts
Joseph Gathman - Biology
Dan Hayden - Residence Life
Jennifer Herink - Counseling/Health Services
Gregory Kerkvliet - English
Kathleen Maude - English
Denise Parks - Survey Research Center
Satomi Shinde - Teacher Education
Lori Swanson - Comm Sciences and Disorders
Mary Wright - Teacher Education
Karen Zander - University Communications and Marketing

10 Years
David Andersen - English
Karri Colberg - Communication Sciences and Disorders
Jill Coleman Wasik - Plant and Earth Science
Rick Ellingworth - Biology
Richard Foy - University Advancement
Jenelle Gregor - Accounting/Accounts Payable
Michael Helke - Art
Brenda Irvin - Business and Finance
Brett Kallusky - Art
Tamara Kincaid - Social Work
Allison Kirker - Laboratory Farms
Karen Knapton - CHILD Center
Wendy Leach - Financial Aid
Karalyn Littlefield - Animal and Food Science
Douglas Margolis - English
Molly Matzek - Human Resources
Steven Meads - Technology Services
Matthew Millett - Politics/Geography/International Studies
Debra Morgan - Student Ability Services
Stephen Peterson - Athletics
Peter Reese - Technology Services
Daniel Rivera - Textbook Services
Jody Sather - Psychology
Jodee Schaben - Health and Human Performance
Cheryl Schmidt - Student Billing
Surujhdeo Seunarine - Physics
Jon Shadden - English
James White - Agricultural Economics
Amber Wirth - CHILD Center
Thor Wright - Technology Services

Retirements being recognized in April 2022

Retirements being recognized in April 2022 encompass all retirements between February 2021 and January 2022.

Joy Amel
Daniel Asp
Earl Blodgett
Dale Braun
Gladys Cataract
Robert Coffman
Rhonda Finstad
Jeffrey Gartner
Cynthia Gregor
Sheila Hinz
Linda Jacobson

Steven Luebke
Kevin Mclaughlin
Robin Murray
Barbara Nielsen
Marina Onken
Jong-Won Park
Daniel Prill
Ogden Rogers
Andrea Scharfbillig
Susan Zimmer