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Category: Member Highlights


ASPA Member Highlight – LaVina Watts, Study Abroad Coordinator (College of Arts and Science Dean’s Office)

Written by Karen E. Mosier LaVina Watts has worked on campus for over 12 years, having held 4 positions. LaVina’s current position gives her the opportunity to work with departments and faculty members to form new partnerships with international universities,…

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ASPA Member Highlight – Carla Zorn, Admin Coordinator, Faculty Engagement, College of Medicine (Dean’s Office)

Written by Karen E. Mosier Carla Zorn has worked on campus in the College of Medicine Dean’s Office for 12 years. She has a secretarial certificate. Carla works with faculty in the College of Medicine regarding annual reviews, tenure &…

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ASPA Member Highlight – Curtis Larson, Associate Director of Operations, Office of the Vice-Provost, Health

Written by Karen E. Mosier Curtis Larson has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Saskatchewan. He has worked on campus for just over 25 years. Curtis oversees the operations of the Health Science building because no…

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ASPA Member Highlight – Nate McKenzie, Team Lead Audio Visual Support Services (Zone Support)

Written by Karen E. Mosier Nate McKenzie has a Diploma in Electric Systems Engineering Technology from Saskatchewan Polytechnic (formerly known as SIAST). He has worked on campus for 13 years. Nate leads the team that handles audio visual classroom support…

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ASPA Member Highlight – Jennifer Lutzko, Events Specialist, Culinary Services

Written by Karen E. Mosier Jennifer Lutzko has a certificate in Special Events Coordination Management from Lakeland College. She has worked at the University of Saskatchewan for 4 years and has over 21 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. Her…

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ASPA Member Highlight – Darwin Roy, Executive Director Community Relations & Engagement

Written by Karen E. Mosier Darwin Roy has a Bachelor of Education Degree and a Masters in Educational Administration, both from the University of Saskatchewan. He started his position as Executive Director on March 13, 2018. His portfolio is to…

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ASPA Member Highlight – Odili Obi, Waste Prevention Coordinator

Written by Karen E. Mosier, ASPA Communications Committee Odili Obi has a BA in Economics from the University of Saskatchewan and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Regina. He has worked at the University of Saskatchewan for 5…

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ASPA Member Highlight- Kara Loy, Coordinator, Undergraduate Research Initiative

Written by: Karen E. Mosier Kara Loy has a Master’s degree in Education through the University of Calgary, a Bachelor in Liberal Arts degree in Spanish, and a Bachelor in Arts Honours degree in English, with a Certificate in Teaching…

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ASPA Service Awards

Since 2016 ASPA has been recognizing members for their years of service within ASPA.  ASPA recognizes those members who have reached a milestone year of as of December 31 each year.    This year ASPA will be recognizing 137 members…

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Executive Member Highlight – Jay Shanahan

For the past two years, Jay Shanahan has served as an Executive member of ASPA, in the role of Vice-President.  A few years ago, at a time of great need for ASPA, Jay responded to an ASPA call for volunteers,…

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