Graduate & Extended Learning Leadership

Meredith Thomsen  Profile of Meredith Thomsen

Dean Grad & Extended Learning
205C Morris Hall
mthomsen@uwlax.edu
608.785.8245

Specialty areas:

Academic leadership; graduate program support; credit and non-credit outreach program development. Primary contact for thesis/dissertation; graduate faculty status. 

Lynn Weiland  Profile of Lynn Weiland

Extended Learning Director
205B Morris Hall
lweiland@uwlax.edu
608.785.6512

Specialty areas:

Programming Team Lead: credit and noncredit program support; collaborative degree programs; professional and organizational innovation and development; educational administration

Michele Overgard  Profile of Michele Overgard

Marketing Manager
205B Morris Hall
movergard@uwlax.edu
608.785.6507

Specialty areas:

Marketing Team Lead; multi-channel marketing of online degree programs, conference & event services, youth, and professional development programs; program evaluation and needs assessment development; non-credit Canvas course development

Graduate & Extended Learning Programming Team

Gary Gilmore  Profile of Gary Gilmore

Professor
418F Wimberly Hall
ggilmore@uwlax.edu
608.785.8163

Specialty areas:

Public Health Epidemiology; Family Health and Wellness; Cancer Prevention and Early Detection; Psychological Type and Preference; Community-Based Participatory Research; Global Health Issues.

Spencer Hulsey  Profile of Spencer Hulsey

Outreach Program Specialist
205F Morris Hall
shulsey@uwlax.edu
608.785.6812

Specialty areas:

Youth & STEM outreach programming; non-credit programs; summer camps; event planning

Ania Meier  Profile of Ania Meier

Graduate Program Specialist
205A Morris Hall
ameier@uwlax.edu
608.785.6510

Specialty areas:

Graduate program and graduate applicant support. Primary contact for questions about graduate applications, graduate webpages, and Collaborative graduate programs.

Annette Valeo  Profile of Annette Valeo

Outreach Specialist
205E Morris Hall
avaleo@uwlax.edu
608.785.6528

Specialty areas:

Credit and non-credit program development and outreach; online graduate program administrative support; Concurrent Enrollment program for high school students.

Primary contact for Concurrent Enrollment; professional development for teachers; MyCAA; Recreation Management-Professional Development MS.

Milandrie Wakim  Profile of Milandrie Wakim

Cont Edu Program Manager
205F Morris Hall
mwakim@uwlax.edu
608.785.6509

Specialty areas:

Non-credit program development and management; conference services; event planning; Commencement planning.

Primary contact for staff/faculty Commencement questions. 

Lynn Weiland  Profile of Lynn Weiland

Extended Learning Director
205B Morris Hall
lweiland@uwlax.edu
608.785.6512

Specialty areas:

Programming Team Lead: credit and noncredit program support; collaborative degree programs; professional and organizational innovation and development; educational administration

Graduate & Extended Learning Marketing Team

Renee Chrz  Profile of Renee Chrz

Marketing Coordinator
220A Morris Hall
rchrz@uwlax.edu
608.785.6505

Specialty areas:

Multi-channel marketing of conference, event, youth and professional development programs; program evaluation development and dissemination

Michele Overgard  Profile of Michele Overgard

Marketing Manager
205B Morris Hall
movergard@uwlax.edu
608.785.6507

Specialty areas:

Marketing Team Lead; multi-channel marketing of online degree programs, conference & event services, youth, and professional development programs; program evaluation and needs assessment development; non-credit Canvas course development

Graduate & Extended Learning Operations Team

Karen McGarvey  Profile of Karen McGarvey

Administrative Assistant III
205 Morris Hall
kmcgarvey@uwlax.edu
608.785.6508

Specialty areas:

Non-credit program support; event logistics; customer service.