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Director of Creative Services
I began working at Knox in 1997 and have served as the Staff Council secretary and representative for Admission, Advancement, and Communications since the fall of 2016. I wanted to be on Staff Council because I enjoy collaborating with people in all areas of campus and making Knox a better place to work. I love working for Knox because my co-workers are the best. They are like family to me. I also appreciate working with students. They keep me young—well, at least young at heart.
Associate Director, Alumni & Constituent Relations
I started working at Knox in December 2001. I served on the Administrative Issues Committee from the fall of 2015 to the fall of 2018, chairing the committee in 2017 and 2018. I have served as a representative on Staff Council since the fall of 2017, and was just elected co-chair of the council. I joined the Staff Council because I believe in giving staff a voice at Knox. I really enjoy meeting and working with people from all departments to find out what they do and how the council can help them. I love working at Knox because of the community that has welcomed me—staff, faculty, students, alumni. People at Knox really do try to assist anyone who needs help if they need it. I have found that if someone does not know the answer, they will usually try to help you find someone who does. I am fortunate to work with our students, who oftentimes lift me up and make me think that almost anything is possible.
Administrative Assistant, Athletics
I started working at Knox in August 2015. I have served on the Administrative Issues Committee from the fall of 2015 to the summer of 2018. I joined staff council as the Athletics representative in the fall of 2018 and became the treasurer. I am also the council's hourly IPPC representative. I want to be involved in staff council to meet new people across campus and to help make a positive difference in the issues that matter to staff. I love working at Knox College because I feel it is the pride of the Galesburg community and I am proud to be a part of it.
Director of User Services, ITS
I started working at Knox in June of 2013. I became a Staff Council member in the fall of 2018 and co-chair of the Administrative Issues Committee. I want to be a part of Staff Council because I feel it is a great opportunity to meet staff members around campus and work on the issues that are important to everyone. I love working at Knox because I love learning from the students, they make it a great place to work.
I started working at Knox in October of 2008 in Dining Services. In 2016 I filled a mid-term vacancy, and have served as co-chair for the Nominations and Election committee. Nancy Fennig brilliantly handled the computer work, and Susan Williams and I will co-chair the committee through the upcoming election cycle, with Nancy's guidance! I'm also the Union representative to IPPC. I've recently joined the Staff Development committee, planning and hosting monthly presentations by speakers on topics useful to staff members. I am INFJ per Myers Briggs. Helping to make things work more equitably for all is my passion! Communication, respect, fixing what's broken, and finding the joy seem to be keys. The potential for building a resilient community here, with Knox College central to that goal, is what helped me decide to move my family from the Seattle area to Galesburg in 2005. My daughter graduated from Knox in 2011, the first college graduate in the family!
Administrative Assistant, Dining Services
I started working at Knox in April of 2016. I am new to Staff Council in the fall of 2018 and co-chair to the Administrative Issues Committee. I decided to join Staff Council to get more involved in the Knox community and feel like the council is a good fit for me. I love working at Knox College because of the students. The Knox students have taught me so much about the world and I am forever grateful.
Food Service Worker
Senior Administrative Assistant, Center for Intercultural Life & Spiritual Life
I started working at Knox in September of 1999. I have served on the Administrative Issues and the Staff Development Committee. I was the chair each of those committees at different times. I took on the role of Staff Council Chair in the fall of 2018Committee. I like being involved with the Knox community and would like to help bring change for the staff. I would like to help bring back the sense of community. I love working at Knox because I love meeting staff and students. Everyone has such a diverse background and I have grown and gained knowledge through the people I have met.
Senior Assistant to Registrar
I started working at Knox in July of 1996. I joined staff council as an Academic Support, Library & HR representative in the fall of 2018. I am the Chair of the Public Relations and Communications Committee. I am involved in Staff Council to meet and get to know a variety of employees. I love working at Knox because it is a community within itself. I consistently see employees giving a helping hand and getting to know each other.
Audio-Visual Services Coordinator
I started working at Knox in April of 2011. I have been on Staff Council since the fall of 2016 and have been co-chairing the Staff Development Committee for that time. I choose to be involved with Staff Council because I hope to make a positive impact on staff work environment and to nurture a more forward thinking culture across campus. I love working at Knox because I love being immersed in a learning environment.