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Jamie Ceman

Jamie Ceman

Chief Communications Officer

Phone: (920) 424-2442

About Jamie

Jamie Ceman is the assistant vice chancellor of the University Marketing and Communications office at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She has more than 16 years of experience in online/digital strategy and integrated marketing communications.

Prior to joining UW Oshkosh, she worked at Miles Kimball Corporation (now Silver Star Brands) and J. J. Keller & Associates. In both corporations Jamie managed online marketing and e-commerce strategy. A little known fact is that Jamie began her career as a techie, doing Web development and Linux Administration at local consulting firm Oracular before moving into e-commerce marketing.

Jamie has a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from UW Oshkosh and a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from West Virginia University.

Amy Martin

Amy Martin

Office Operations Associate

Phone: (920) 424-2442

About Amy

Amy has worked at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh for more than six years in various roles throughout the University. She has a strong background in writing and copyediting and graduated from UW Oshkosh with a bachelor’s degree in English.

Contact Us

Office Phone: (920) 424-2442
Media Line: (920) 267-0628
Location: Dempsey Hall, Room 201

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Communications Team

Headshot of Mandy PottsMandy Potts
Director of Communications

Phone: (920) 424-2067
Media Line: (920) 267-0628

Mandy has spent her career working in marketing and communications roles and has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and minor in English from UW-Milwaukee. Prior to working at UW Oshkosh, Mandy worked in healthcare and performing arts marketing and was a journalist with the Oshkosh Northwestern and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and wrote for various other publications, blogs and organizations. Mandy serves on the board of directors and provides marketing assistance for the Women’s Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, Oshkosh Area United Way, Growing Oshkosh, Friends of Oshkosh Community Media and is a member of the Northeast Wisconsin Chapter of the American Marketing Association. Mandy’s expertise is content strategy launch and execution, storytelling and writing/copyediting.

Headshot of Natalie JohnsonNatalie Johnson
Alumni Communications Manager

Phone: (920) 424-3362

Natalie has more than 25 years of experience as a journalist and higher education communicator and has a bachelor’s and master’s in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with an emphasis in natural science writing. Prior to working at UW Oshkosh, Natalie worked at New Mexico State University.

Liz Smith
Associate Marketing Manager/Athletics Marketing

Phone: (920) 424-0838

Liz earned a bachelor’s degree in history and sports management from UW-Parkside and a master’s degree in sports management from Robert Morris University. Prior to coming to UW Oshkosh, Liz spent 14 years working in higher education athletics communications at Longwood University, Gonzaga University and University of Oklahoma. Liz’s expertise is in social media, media relations and athletics.

Production Team

Headshot of Peggy BreisterPeggy Breister 
Director of Marketing Operations

Phone: (920) 424-1133

Peggy has more than 20 years of experience as a writer, editor and manager and has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Peggy is a skilled people and projects manager and experienced writer and editor with extensive publications production experience.
Peggy has expertise working with a variety of customers and clients and has won numerous awards for writing, editing and managing. Peggy has certifications in Web & Social Media Writing for Higher Ed – Higher Ed Experts, Project Management Expert – eConsulting Group Inc., Video Production Short Course Certification and McKnight Center Journalism Fellowship.

Headshot of Chris LivieriChris Livieri
Senior Graphic Designer

Phone: (920) 424-2442

Chris has eight years of graphic design experience and has a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from UW-Green Bay. Prior to working at UW Oshkosh, Chris was a senior designer for EAA, graphic designer for Shopko and graphic designer for UW-Green Bay’s Student Union. Chris’s expertise is publication design and university marketing collateral.

Headshot of Julie ThyssenJulie Thyssen
Senior Media Specialist

Phone: (920) 424-1348

Julie Thyssen has worked at UW Oshkosh for 16 years and has a bachelor’s degree from Winona State University. She oversees the Print Production Lab and assists in graphic design. She is also the University Qualtrics Administrator and is Qualtrics Silver Certified.


Headshot of Kathy WedgeKathy Wedge
Senior Media Specialist

Phone: (920) 424-3359

 Kathy has more than 20 years of experience as a graphic designer and has a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from UW Oshkosh. She has worked as a graphic designer for various divisions and departments at UWO, as a freelance graphic designer and fine art painter.


Marketing Team

Headshot of Jenni MonroeJenni Monroe
Director of Digital Marketing

Phone: (920) 424-0822

Jennifer is a digital marketing professional with seven years experience in higher education marketing. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from UW Oshkosh and a master’s of science in project management and marketing from UW-Platteville. She has experience marketing undergraduate, graduate and online degree programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. She has a special focus on digital inbound marketing strategies and is a Hubspot certified inbound marketer.

Headshot of Jacki MaxwellJacki Maxwell
Digital Marketing Specialist

Phone: (920) 424-3354

Jacki has worked at UW Oshkosh since 2012 and has worked extensively with the Division of Lifelong Learning and Community Engagement. Jacki has experience in email marketing and Web content management.

kerkhof_josephJoseph Kerkhof
Web Applications Developer

Phone: (920) 424-0840

Joseph has a bachelor’s degree in computer science with an emphasis in software engineering and minors in Spanish and music. Prior to working at UW Oshkosh, Joseph interned at PortalMedia, Inc. in Monona, Wis. Joseph specializes in UX/UI design, responsive design and WordPress development.

Trevor Clementi
Social Media and Web Specialist

Phone: (920) 424-0764

Trevor has been managing and coordinating the social media efforts at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh since 2016. Prior to working at UW Oshkosh, Trevor studied communication science and digital media at UW-Madison while teaching classes in software and web development.

Carey Behnke
Associate University Relations Specialist

Phone: (920) 424-3088

Carey has spent 11 years working in development and marketing for non-profit organizations. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Arts Management and Theater from UW-Stevens Point. Carey’s specialties include content strategy, event promotion and management, email marketing and web content management.

Daniele Frechette
Associate University Relations Specialist

Phone: (920) 424-4439

Daniele has nearly 8 years of experience working in marketing and advertising and holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication with an emphasis in PR from UW-Green Bay. Prior to working at UW Oshkosh, Daniele worked in marketing for EAA and UW-Green Bay. Daniele enjoys research, project management, writing and storytelling.

Photography and Videography Team

Headshot of Doug SundinDoug Sundin
Photography and Videography Services Manager

Phone: (920) 424-1128

Doug has 10 years of experience in photography and videography and has a bachelor’s degree in professional studies from Winona State University. Prior to working at UW Oshkosh, Doug worked as a photojournalist for the Ottumwa Courier in Iowa and the Herald Times Reporter in Manitowoc. Doug is a member of the Professional Photographers of America where he is a Certified Professional Photographer. He also is an Adobe Certified Expert in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

No Photo AvailableMichael Van Vonderen
Associate Media Specialist

Phone: (920) 424-7425

Michael has worked at UW Oshkosh since 2013 and has a bachelor’s degree in management information systems. Prior to working at UW Oshkosh, Michael worked as a service engineer, service desk agent and IT intern. Michael’s specialties include: technology management, networking, server administration, systems administration, telecommunications, help desk management, training/development, PC assembly and design, visual basic, VBA, C#, ASP.NET, HTML and CSS.