Board of Directors

President:  Daniel Spielmann

Academic Staff Emeritus, Chancellor's Office
Dan retired in 2015 after 36 years of service at UW-Green Bay.  He held a number of administrative positions, including Athletic Director, University Counsel, and Chief of Staff to the Chancellor.  He also taught a number of courses for the Business Administration Department.  Dan currently serves as President of the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Wildlife Sanctuary Board.

Vice President:  Pat Przybelski

Pat began her employment at UW-Green Bay in 1970 after graduating from NWTC. She held various campus positions which included work in the Duplicating Center, the Television Production Center, and Arts and Humanities. Pat spent the last fifteen years as the program assistant in the Secretary of the Faculty and Academic Staff office until retiring in 2009.
 

Secretary:  Chris Sampson

Academic Staff Emeritus, Marketing and Communications
Chris retired in 2016 after a 30-year career in the University’s marketing and communication office, most recently as director of communications. His responsibilities included public relations, news releases, the Inside UW-Green Bay magazine, daily newsletters, media relations, special events scripting and editorial support to the University’s leadership team . He also assisted with UW System and legislative relations, and with promotional writing for major fundraising campaigns at UW-Green Bay.
 

Treasurer:  Frank Madzarevic

Frank retired this past summer (2011) after more than three decades of services with the Athletics Program, most recently as Facility Planner for the Kress Events Center. He is a proud alum of the University earning his undergraduate degree in 1977 in Regional Analysis.

Carol Emmons

Professor Emerita, Art & Design
Carol retired in 2016 after nearly 30 years of teaching courses in art history, theory, and studio. She continues her professional practice in curating and exhibiting—including a 33-year retrospective exhibition at UWGB’s Lawton Gallery in Fall 2017. She also serves on the board of the Green Bay Film Society.

Curt Heuer

Associate Professor Emeritus, Communication and the Arts- Art
Curt joined UW-Green Bay in 1978 and retired in 2009.  He primarily taught ceramics but during his tenure his teaching assignments also included design, non-Western art history, aesthetics and a brief stint in computer graphics.  He is the founder of UWGB’s long-running Empty Bowls charity fund-raiser. 

David Kieper

Academic Staff Emeritus, Chief Information Officer
David retired in 2017 after a 38 year career at UW-Green Bay.  He graduated from UW-Green Bay in 1979 with an emphasis in Chemistry.    During his professional career, David provide technical leadership for implementation of four different generations of computing and networking equipment, implemented the first campus and Residence Life data network, and worked to build the UW-System data network that connects the campus to the Internet.  For the last seven years of his career, he was also the chief information security officer for the campus and also served as interim chief information officer for three years.

Judi Pietsch

Judi joined UW-Green Bay as the Executive Assistant to the Provost in 2004.  During her tenure at UW-Green Bay Judi initiated the Lead Administrative Team which gave an opportunity for networking and administrative improvements using experience and knowledge of the Lead Program Assistants.   Her position offered her an opportunity to interact with numerous faculty and staff on campus.  She stays involved on campus by volunteering for the fall and spring commencement ceremonies.  After eleven years of service Judi retired in 2015.
 

Kathy Pletcher

Academic Staff Emerita, Associate Provost for Information Services
Kathy retired in 2012 after a 35 year career.  Her last fifteen years she was the Associate Provost for Information Services and Chief Information Officer with responsibilities for library services, instructional technology, enterprise systems, networking and telecommunications, help desk and web services.  Following retirement, Kathy joined MOR Associates as a leadership coach working to develop the next generation of IT leaders in higher education.  She remains active in state-wide library advocacy work. 
 

 

Oral History Committee

Jane Rank, Chair 

Emerita Academic Staff, Safety and Risk Manager

Jane Rank retired in 2009 after more than 19 years of service coordinating campus safety and environmental compliance, and managing campus risk management programs. As current chair of the Oral History Committee, she is actively involved with capturing the voices and remembrances of retired administration, faculty and staff, and former students and community members who have supported the University throughout the years.

Committee Members:  

Jane Rank, Chair (rankj@uwgb.edu), Roger Vanderperren, Virginia Dell, Clifford Abbott, Joan Thron, Debra Anderson (ex officio), University Archivist
 

UW-Green Bay Retiree Association Founding Board
2007-2008

  • Betty Baer
  • Tom Barry
  • Virginia Dell
  • Ken Fleurant
  • Beverly Hendricks
  • David Littig
  • Les Raduenz
  • Jerry Rodesch
  • Thea Sager
  • Lee Schwartz
  • Robert Skorczewski, Jr.
  • Eileen Littig
  • Barbara McClure-Lukens, Adviser
  • Wes Carvenough,  Liaison- Learning in Retirement