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Five Classified Staff Members to
Retire from UW-Eau Claire

RELEASED: Dec. 10, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — Five members of the classified staff at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will retire soon or have recently retired.

Enid Bahnub, a program assistant in Academic Affairs, will retire in January 2008 after 25 years of service to the state of Wisconsin, 21 of which were at UW-Eau Claire. She was hired as a typist in the physical facilities department in 1983. She was soon promoted to a program assistant 1 in the Records and Registration office. She was promoted again in 1986 to a program assistant 2 position in the department of secondary and continuing education. In 1990, she left UW-Eau Claire to become a program assistant 3 in the division of health in the State Department of Health and Social Services. In 1994, she returned to UW-Eau Claire and joined the office of Academic Affairs, where she oversaw processing of employment visas and authorizations of permanent resident petitions for foreign faculty and staff, facilitated summer contracts, and coordinated administrator reviews.

Mary Green, an office associate in custodial services, will retire in January 2008 after 22 years at UW-Eau Claire. She held several limited term employee positions from 1986-91 in the Controllers Office, Records and Registration and telephone services. Most of her LTE years were in Personnel as a program assistant. She accepted a permanent position in custodial services in 1991, where she performed office management tasks; handled work orders and supply requisitions; maintained custodial services records; and hired, trained and supervised student workers.

Patricia Imberry, an academic department associate in the mathematics department, will retire in January 2008 after 32 years of service with the state of Wisconsin. She was hired as a limited term employee in the Financial Aid office at UW-Eau Claire, but then took a permanent position as a typist 2 at Northern Wisconsin Center in 1976. She returned to UW-Eau Claire as a typist 2 for the Conference and Operations office in University Centers in 1977. She transferred to the department of communication disorders in 1986, where she was promoted to a program assistant 1, and then to the music department in 1987. A transfer in 1992 brought her to the mathematics department, where she coordinated the annual Math Meet, scored exams, helped plan yearly schedules and trained new employees.

Richard Krause, a custodian in the Haas Fine Arts building, retired from UW-Eau Claire in August after 16 years of service with the state of Wisconsin, 11 of which were at UW-Eau Claire. He was hired at UW-River Falls in 1992 as a building maintenance helper 2. He transferred to UW-Eau Claire in 1996 as a custodian 2 and worked in various areas of the Haas Fine Arts building until retiring.

Philip Staff, an information technology services specialist in Learning and Technology Services, will retire in January 2008 after 38 years in the information systems area at UW-Eau Claire. He started as a mainframe developer. Throughout the years, he was instrumental in implementing such systems as the data element dictionary and UW-Eau Claire's central e-mail system, as well as bringing fiber optic and Ethernet cables to the lower campus. His responsibilities involved helping to bring and keep the university's IS systems current.

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