Financial Specialist and Office Manager
Tina Killey joined the staff of the Activities, Involvement and Leadership office in 1997. She monitors and reconciles the Activities, Involvement and Leadership budgets including the Artists Series, Cabaret, Commencement, The Forum, International Film Society, the University Activities Commission and the Viennese Ball. She is currently the sole administrative support to the Activities, Involvement and Leadership coordinators.
Before coming to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Tina was employed for seven years with the Wisconsin State Patrol, and prior to that she worked in the Eau Claire County District Attorney’s office. Since 1995 Tina has been the newsletter editor and a member of the board of the Indianhead Track Club, and she was inducted into its Hall of Fame in 2008. Tina also manages the women’s adult hockey league The Altoona Blades, a team she has played with since 2001. Tina is married to John Killey, owner of John Killey Insurance Agency, and has three children. Billy and Kateri Hanson are both students at Winona State University, and Isabella is in elementary school.
Coordinator of Student Leadership
Student Organizations Coordinator
Sara Thommesen began her employment at UW-Eau Claire in 1998. Sara is responsible for
Previous to arriving at UW-Eau Claire, Sara was employed at the Eau Claire Area Convention and Visitors Bureau as a convention sales and service manager; Marcus Corporation/Crowne Plaza Minneapolis as a hotel sales manager; and Courtyard by Marriott in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, as a front office supervisor and sales coordinator.
Sara earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in industrial psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1993, and she is currently working on an M.S. degree in training and human resource development at UW-Stout.
Outside of the office, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband Scott and their two children, Trynne and Tyler. Sara is also an honorary member of Omicron Delta Kappa national leadership honor society, a member of the Wisconsin College Personnel Association, and a member of the American Society for Training and Development.