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2023 Retirees and Employees  Recognized for Years of Service

A group of 52 Jefferson College employees was recently recognized during a ceremony for their years of service to the College, students, and the surrounding community. Each honoree received a token of appreciation signifying their number of years served.  

The College community gathers each year to honor and recognize distinguished staff and faculty members for their outstanding achievements and years of service. As valuable members of the Jefferson College family, all faculty and staff play a pivotal role in recognizing their colleagues and coworkers for their outstanding achievements.

“Each of our employees plays an integral role in helping make students’ dreams a reality–from reaching graduation to the careers they achieve,” said Jefferson College President Dr. Dena McCaffrey. “I am extremely proud to recognize their dedication, hard-work and tremendous service to our community.”

Honorees and their respective years of service include:

2023 Retirees
Kari Alford, User Services Coordinator – 27.5 years
Roger Barrentine, Director of Public Relations and Marketing – 32 years
Debbie Bonham, Administrative Assistant – 5 years
David Brading, Senior Maintenance Technician – HVAC - 15 years
Mary Caine, Procurement Specialist – 20 years
Barbara Clements, Testing Specialist - 15 years
Paul Ferber, Police Chief – 9.4 years
Daryl Gehbauer, Vice President of Finance and Administration – 10 years (will retire in December)
Scott Holzer, Professor of History - 25 years
Terry Kite, Associate Dean School of Business, Social Science, and Public Service – 15 years
Kathy Kuhlmann, Controller - 29 years
Bob Kupferschmid, Custodian - 20 years
Andrea St. John, Professor of English - 25 years
Sherrie Weber, Enrollment Services Assistant – 8.3 years 

30 Years of Service
Kathy Johnston, Director of Enrollment and Retention

25 Years of Service
Stephanie Cage, Director of Childcare
Robert Rodden, Professor of Metal Fabrication, Area Technical School
Cindy Rossi, Professor of Business Management
Andrea St. John, Professor of English
 
20 Years of Service
Mary Baricevic, Professor of Business Management
Stephanie Earls, Payroll Specialist
Darrel Hulvey, Police Officer
Gerard Uhls, Automotive Technology Professor

15 Years of Service
David Brading, Senior Maintenance Technician
Greg Crain, Athletic Trainer
Carol Ising, Academic Success Center Instructor
Terry Kite, Associate Dean School of Business, Social Science, and Public Service
Imran Shah, Professor of Mathematics
Aida Steiger, Associate Professor/Head Volleyball Coach
Wesley Whitfield, Professor of Chemistry
Stacey Wilson, Registrar 

10 Years of Service
Karen Altenau Smith, Instructional Design Assistant
Robert Brazzle, Assistant Professor of Physics and Engineering|
Erica Chandler, Senior Administrative Specialist
Daryl Gehbauer, Vice President of Finance and Administration
Ashley Mangrich, Associate Professor of Health Information Technology
Amy McDaniel, Director of Nursing 
Shelly Mueller, Payroll Manager
Lisa Pavia-Higel, Professor of Communication
Karen Spencer, Academic Success Center Instructor
Lora Warner, Director of Workforce and Employment Services
Erika Wengert, Adult Education and Literacy Transition Specialist 

5 Years of Service
Michelle Allen, Financial Aid Advisor
Simon Bade, Instructor of Biological Science
Jaclyn Birks, Early College Coordinator
Debbie Bonham, Administrative Assistant
Tera Brutsman, Accounting Assistant
Rachel Dacus, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapist Assistant 
Emily Gass, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Michelle Gundlach, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Technology
Joshua Heter, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Sarah Lafser, Graphic Designer
Kim Niehaus, Senior Administrative Specialist
Melissa Salzman, Testing Specialist
Alicia Smith, Human Resources Recruitment Coordinator
Torri Thomas, Senior Student Services Specialist
Cody Weseman, Maintenance Technician

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