MSU Billings Career Services names new members to advisory board
August 14, 2009
Patricia Reuss, Office of Career Services, 657-2168
Dan Carter, University Relations, 657-2269
MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — At its quarterly meeting in August, new members were named to the Career Services
Advisory Board for Montana State University Billings. They are:
Rachelle Elliott, Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch; Sue McCannel, Bureau of Reclamation; Tom Rodgers, PPL Montana; and Tyler Harris, President of the Associated Students of MSU Billings. Harris and current advisory board member Mike Magone of Fiserv Corporation, were named 2009-10 co-chairs of the Career Services Advisory Board.
Returning employer members to the board are Deane Reay, Billings School District 2; Kathy Smith, St. Vincent Healthcare; Bill McDonald, Costco; Debbie Potter, EideBailly; Becky Webber, Big Brothers/ Big Sisters; Augie Aga, Cherry Creek Radio; Dee Dee Kane, Montana Department of Transportation; James Klanke, Wells Fargo; and Shane Bofto, HydroSolutions.
Returning MSU Billings members include Lynette Schwalbe, College of Education; Dr. Doxey Hatch, College of Arts & Sciences; Jim Hughs and Vern Gagnon, College of Technology; Gary Amundson, College of Business; Dr. Diane Duin, College of Allied Health; Trudy Carey, Disability Support Services; Kathy Kotecki, Office of Community Involvement; Reno Charette, American Indian Outreach; Julie Seedhouse, Alumni Association; and Dr. Stacy Klippenstein, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
Advisory Board members serve two-year terms and include university and community representatives whose industries align with degrees offered by MSU Billings. Industries and areas include:
- Education and Human Services
- Health Care/Allied Health
- Trade and Industry
- Professional Services
- Information Technology
- Environmental Studies/Science
The mission of the MSU Billings Career Services Advisory Board is to serve as ambassador for the Office of Career Services and to act as a resource for its primary constituents: students, faculty and employers.
For more information go to www.msubillings.edu/careers or contact Patricia Reuss, director of the Office of Career Services, at 657-2168