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Category: Member Highlights


ASPA Member Highlight – Natalia Rudnitskaya, Manager, Analytical Services (Animal and Poultry Sciences)

Written by Karen E. Mosier Natalia Rudnitskaya studied Material Engineering with a Major in Technology of Automated Production from Sevastopol National Technical University in Crimea. She also has a B. Sc. in Agriculture with a Major in Food and Applied Microbiological Science…

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ASPA Member Highlight – Rick Kroener, Departmental Assistant/Dental Technician, College of Dentistry

Written by Karen E. Mosier Rick is a Master Dental Technician from Germany with over 36 years of experience in the field. He has worked on campus for the College of Dentistry for the past 2 years after having worked…

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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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