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Department of English & Philosophy

Martin Bldg., Room 336
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4425


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Office Professional III
English & Philosophy Department
Pleaides Office Manager  


  • 28 credit hours in Women's Studies minor.
  • 160 continuing education credits from A.B.W.A.
  • Online courses through National Association of Professional Women, American Business Women's Association, Pendaflex Learning Center, & Women's Instructional Network.

Work Experience

  • Office Professional III & Pleiades Office Manager - English & Philosophy, April 2002 to present.
  • Administrative Assistant - Faculty Senate, Sept.1998-April 2002.
  • Office Manager-Murdock Financial Group, June 1998-Sept. 1998.
  • Administrative Assistant - Faculty Senate, Aug. 1989-June 1998.
  • Office Professional - Office of Alumni Relations, March 1988-Aug. 1989.

Other Central Service:

  • President's Commission on the Status of Women.
  • President's Commission on a Positive Workplace Environment.
  • Support Staff Council. Treasurer 2012-2013.


  • NAPW District Women of the Year, National Association of Professional Women-August, 2012.
  • Women's & Gender Studies-Renee T. Betz Award, Spring 2012.
  • Outstanding Staff Award nominee, CAH&SS-Spring 2010.
  • Employee of the Quarter, Fall 2006.
  • Solid Gold Achievement Award, August & September 2003.
    September 2005, October 2007 & April 2008.
  • Phi Beta Delta Excellence Award, November 2002.
  • S.T.E.P. graduate, May 2001.
  • Administrative Professional of the Year, April 2001.
  • Staff Award of Excellence-Women's Studies Consortium, April 2000.
  • Employee of the Month, February 1995.
  • Excellence in Service Award-Faculty Senate, April 1993.

Professional Organizations:

  • National Association of Professional Women (NAPW).
  • American Business Women's Association, 39 year member. VP III and National Board Trustee 1998-99. Approved $200,000 in grants/scholarships to further women's education.

Community Service:

Sexual Assault Response Team (S.A.R.T.) advocate for Johnson County, MO.
Friends of Trails Regional Library.
Warrensburg Lions Club.    President 2001-2002.
Community, Leadership & Involvement Means a Better community (C.L.I.M.B.) Class of 1994. Board member 2012-2014.


Fussing over my children and granddaughter.  Traveling the U.S. with my big rig partner.  Showing our 2013 Vette. Cruising in my 1963 Ford Thunderbird with the Vintage T-Bird Club of K.C & Warrensburg Wheels.  Secretary/treasurer VTKC. Lifetime member of the National Corvette Museum, Bowling Green KY. Flower gardening, reading, and women's health.  Fan of Dale Earnhart Jr. NASCAR driver and John Force funny-car drag racer.

Department of English & Philosophy
Office: Martin Bldg., 336
Phone: 660-543-4425


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