Administrative Affairs

Our Student Assistants

Amber Wolfe

Department: Administrative Affairs

My name is Amber Wolfe and I am currently pursuing my master's degree in Higher Education Leadership here at UW-Whitewater. After I graduate, I hope to get a career as an academic adviser at a university in Wisconsin. I started working with the Administrative Affairs division in November of 2018, where I hope to improve my leadership and communication skills. In my free time I enjoy hiking, biking, shopping, watching Netflix, and spending time with my family and dog.

Bradley Krusiec

Department: Risk Management

My name is Bradley Krusiec, and I'm a senior here at UW-Whitewater. Being an occupational health and safety major, I've been in the risk management department over the past several months. I first was introduced to the safety field during my time in construction, as a United States Navy Seabee. I enjoy my time working with everyone in Administrative Affairs and look forward to becoming a safety professional!

Cody Sellhausen

Department: Administrative Affairs

My name is Cody Sellhausen and I am currently pursuing my bachelor's degree, majoring in both Accounting and Information Technology with an emphasis in Data Analytics, here at UW-Whitewater. After I graduate, I hope to acquire my CPA license and begin working in a public accounting firm. I started working with the Administrative Affairs division in April of 2019, where I hope to make advances in my communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills. When I am not working or studying for classes, you can find me training at the gym, assembling some new electronic, or in the kitchen concocting a new recipe to share with friends.

Joshua Savage

Department: Budget

My name is Joshua Savage and I am a sophomore majoring in Finance and minoring in Information Technology. I am a huge sports guy, both playing and watching. My favorite sport to watch would be basketball, especially around March Madness season. I hope to learn about the Whitewater budget and how it functions. My future is a bit unclear at this point but, I hope this job begins to clear that and I find my true passion in life.

Mariah Sprain

Department: Administrative Affairs

My name is Mariah Sprain and I am senior pursing a degree in Finance with a minor in Information Technology. I have been very active around campus, I was president of Circle K International this past year (2018-19), along with an Assistant Coach with the Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team on campus. I have been involved with Circle K International and Wheelchair Basketball for the past four years. I enjoy learning and experiencing new things to further my comfort zone.

Nayeli Govantes Alcantar

Department: SUFAC

I am a proud second-year Warhawk majoring in accounting and finance. I was born in Mexico and raised in Janesville, Wisconsin. I am a determined learner who works well in a diverse environment. As a curious individual, I love to explore all sorts of cultures and meet people of all backgrounds to learn important life lessons. I am a communicated individual in three languages searching to gain more cultural experiences. Trying new things and stepping outside of my comfort zone is always fun. When I am not studying or participating in organizations on campus I love to spend time with my family.

Favorite Quote: “Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open." - Thomas Dewar.

Paul Hill

Department: Risk Management

Hello, my name is Paul Hill, I am a senior majoring in Occupational Health and Safety at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. I enjoy being outside while the weather is nice and experiencing the outdoors rather it is camping or just a walk through a park. I have currently been a worker in the Safety academy in the risk management depart here at UW-Whitewater for the past few months. The experience has furthered my knowledge in safety and I am excited to see where the future takes me.

Tom Kind

Department: Administrative Affairs

My name is Tom Kind and I am an MBA graduate student from Sheboygan, WI. My undergraduate degree was in General Management with the Non-Profit Emphasis. In the last two years I served as the Student Body President, becoming the fourth in the University’s history to do so. I am a founding father and now an Alumnus of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity in Whitewater, and this fall I will be an advisor to Homecoming. I enjoy spending time with my family outdoors at our farm and cottage. I enjoy reading articles and books on leadership & management and I strongly believe in the notion engrained in this university to Put People First.

Yvette Arenas
Department: Administrative Affairs

Hi, my name is Yvette Arenas. I am currently pursing my Bachelor's degree in biology. After graduation, I hope to attend medical school. I am involved in Circle K International, a volunteer organization on campus. I love to watch TV shows, read, and spend time with my friends. I enjoy learning and experiencing new things, which is why I joined Administrative Affairs. My goal is enhance my communication and technology skills.

William Edwards

Department: Administrative Affairs

My name is William Edwards and I am a senior pursuing my bachelor’s degree in Finance at UW-Whitewater. I started working with the Administrative Affairs department in June of 2019 and am excited to strengthen my skills in communication and leadership while I work in the Administrative Affairs department. I enjoy sports, hiking, camping and pretty much anything that has to do with the outdoors. I also like to meet new people and travel, which I have been fortunate enough to be able to travel to all 50 states and see over 60 of our country's National Parks. I look forward to graduating in 2020 and starting work as a financial adviser for private corporations.

Zach Klotz
Department: Administrative Affairs

My name is Zach Klotz and I am sophomore studying political science and legal studies. I plan to attend law school after graduation, with the goal to serve in the Air Force as a JAG Officer. Outside of the classroom I serve as the Director of Academic Affairs for the Whitewater Student Government, and I am also a proud member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. I am from Oak Creek, WI. 

Former Student Assistants

 Elliot Torrence

Department: Administrative Affairs

My name is Elliott Torrence. I am a Senior majoring in Political Science and minoring in Public Relations. I'm from Milwaukee, WI, where I attended Morse-Marshall High School. I currently serve the campus in a variety of ways. I am the Polemarch (president) for the Pi Omega Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. I serve as the Director of Public Relations and Marketing for Whitewater Student Government and as the Publicity Director for UWW Gospel Choir. I also work as the Communications Assistant for the Administrative Affairs office.

Laura Malotky
Department: Administrative Affairs

My name is Laura, and I'm currently pursuing my master's degree in professional accountancy here at UW-Whitewater. I started working with the Administrative Affairs division late June, 2018. I have had the opportunity to work on many different projects in the few months I have been here. I am constantly working close with all of the division heads under Administrative Affairs, and work closely with the Vice Chancellor of Administrative Affairs. I have also had the opportunity to work with many individuals during this time and learn more about their backgrounds and life experiences, and that is something I always enjoy learning and hearing about. Additionally, this position has helped me develop my written and oral communication, which will be beneficial in the future as a CPA!

Megan Martin
Department: Administrative Affairs

My name is Megan Martin. My major is Public Policy and Administration and I will be graduating in December of 2019. After college, I hope to find a job working on education policy and eventually run for an elected position. I began working for the Administrative Affairs Office in January of 2019 and have learned a lot about myself, as well as the importance of the Administrative Affairs role on campus. Besides my position as a student assistant, I am also chair of UWW College Democrats, have been a peer mentor for two years, and serve as an off-campus senator for Whitewater Student Government. When I'm not studying, in a meeting, or at work, I am watching Netflix, running, or watching dog videos.

Mikayla Medina-Stewart 
Department: Budget

My name is Mikayla Medina-Stewart and I am a senior at UWW majoring in finance with an emphasis in financial planning. I am currently involved in Gamma Alpha Omega sorority Incorporated as well as a general member of the black student union and Latinos Unidos. I started working at the budget research and analyst office In May 2018 and my title is budget student. I have worked on various projects where I separate revenues and expenses by account, department, and fund. I then give the completed work to my bosses and they make budgets for each department on campus. This job has taught me a lot about paying attention to detail and accuracy. I plan to use the skills I've gained here to advance in my future career.

William Rosales
Department: Administrative Affairs

I am currently a sophomore here at UW-Whitewater, majoring in psychology and minoring in Spanish. Originally, from Waukegan, Illinois where I graduated from Warren Township High School. After graduation, I attended college in Michigan for a year then transferred to UW-Whitewater. Here at Whitewater I am currently Activities Coordinator for Latinos Unidos and attend other organizational meetings regularly. Another title I have held since the start of the fall 2018 semester is the Process Improvement Assistant for the Administrative Affairs office. Since beginning this position, I have benefited from the continual development of both my technical and non-technical skills.