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Headshot of Jamie CemanJamie Ceman
Assistant Chancellor, Chief Communications Officer

Phone: (920) 424-2442
Email: cemanj@uwosh.edu

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.

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Office Phone: (920) 424-2442
Media Line: (920) 267-0628
Email: imcprojects@uwosh.edu
Location: Dempsey Hall, Room 201

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No Photo AvailableAmy Martin
Office Operations Associate

Phone: (920) 424-2442
Email: martina@uwosh.edu

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.

Communications Team

Headshot of Mandy PottsMandy Potts
Director of Communications

Phone: (920) 424-2067
Email: pottsa@uwosh.edu
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
Email: johnsonn@uwosh.edu

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
Email: smithe@uwosh.edu

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.

Laurie Schlosser
Communications Specialist

Phone: (920) 424-2489
Email: schlossl@uwosh.edu

Laurie has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in advertising and a minor in business administration from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She also has a two-year degree in public relations. Her focus is on writing, editing and project management.

Production Team

Headshot of Peggy BreisterPeggy Breister 
Director of Marketing Operations

Phone: (920) 424-1133
Email: breistep@uwosh.edu

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 Julie ThyssenJulie Thyssen
Senior Media Specialist

Phone: (920) 424-1348
Email: thyssen@uwosh.edu

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.

Design Team

Darren Brzozowski
Art Director

Phone: 920-424-0781
Email: brzozowd@uwosh.edu

Darren has more than 15 years experience working in marketing and graphic design. Prior to UW Oshkosh, he managed multiple areas of marketing including the creative/design team at Network Health, a Menasha-based health insurance company. Darren also spent time as a graphic designer for a local health care system and two publishing companies. His expertise and passion is in brand management. Darren is a graduate of UW-Platteville where he earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and minor in graphic arts.

Headshot of Chris LivieriChris Livieri
Lead Designer

Phone: (920) 424-2442
Email: livieric@uwosh.edu

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.

Marketing Team

Headshot of Jenni MonroeJenni Monroe
Director of Digital Marketing

Phone: (920) 424-0822
Email: monroej@uwosh.edu

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
Email: maxwellj@uwosh.edu

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
Email: kerkhofj@uwosh.edu

Joseph is a staff member in Information Technology, supporting marketing and web technology. He 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
Email: clementt@uwosh.edu

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, rhetoric, and digital media at UW-Madison while teaching classes in software and web development.

Carey Behnke
Associate Marketing Manager

Phone: (920) 424-3088
Email: behnkec@uwosh.edu

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.

Photography and Videography Team

Headshot of Doug SundinDoug Sundin
Photography and Videography Services Manager

Phone: (920) 424-1128
Email: sundind@uwosh.edu

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
Email: vanvondm@uwosh.edu

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.