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Bonny Aureli
Administrative Assistant, Professional Programs
913-897-8772
Bonny Aureli is the Senior Administrative Assistant for the Aerospace Short Course Program. She maintains the program's historical databases and is responsible for managing the equipment and supplies, and coordinating travel logistics. It is her job to help make sure the events run smoothly. Customer service is her top priority. Bonny joined the program in 2008.

Brian Baker
General Maintenance & Repair Tech Senior, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1400
Darren Baker
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
Julie Bear
Publications and Project Coordinator, Professional Programs
913-897-8776
Julie Bear is a Publications and Project Coordinator for Professional Programs. She works with the Professional & Continuing Education Marketing Department to develop campaigns and create publications for professional programs and the Aerospace Short Course Program, including the annual course catalog, targeted emails, and direct mail marketing pieces. Julie also travels as a member of the Aerospace Short Course Program coordination staff. She earned a B.A. and Master’s in Education from KU.
Darin Beck
Associate Director, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1503
Firefighter Program Training Coordinator, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute
785-864-9187
Karrina Brasser
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
T.K. Bridges
Senior Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1593
Scot Brownrigg
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1507
Heather Buller
Program Manager, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1537
Steve Bunch
Director, Program Research and Analysis
785-864-7851
As director for program development, Stephen Bunch performs a variety of tasks, including market research, competition analysis, and customer and program data analysis. He has been at KU since 1976, first as a lecturer in English and then with KU Professional & Continuing Education as editor, publications manager and director, marketing director, and in his current position. As a professional member of the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, he has chaired the UPCEA Marketing Seminar planning committee and been a commissioner on the Commission on Futures and Markets. He may also be found on the Map of Kansas Literature, www.washburn.edu/reference/cks/mapping/bunch/index.html.
Eric Buselt
Marketing Project Manager, Marketing Communications Specialist
913-897-8713
Eric serves in many roles for KU Professional & Continuing Education’s marketing unit, including integrated content management and creative development, project management, copywriting, editing and numerous other tasks. He’s a lifelong Jayhawk, with bachelor’s and master’s degrees both from KU’s School of Journalism. His background includes stops at several Kansas City advertising agencies before arriving at KUPCE. His previous client list includes Pizza Hut, Lee Jeans, Sonic Drive-In, The Komen Foundation and Midwest Dairy Association.

IT Support Technician Senior, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1400
Sean Caley
Mechanic, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
Jennifer Caywood
CE Registrar, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
Rebecca Clayton
Senior Program Manager, Professional Programs
913-897-8781
Rebecca Clayton, in her role as a Senior Program Manager of the Aerospace Short Course Program, provides key leadership to its publicly offered short courses held in featured cities. She is responsible for identifying when and where to hold publicly offered events, instructor management and continuous assessment for program sustainability. She believes that customer satisfaction is of the utmost importance for any successful event management. Rebecca also works collaboratively with the Marketing Department on publications and marketing projects for the program. Rebecca has been with KUPCE since 2008. She is a University of Kansas graduate.
Mike Cook
Training & Transportation Coordinator, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute
785-864-4790
Stacy Cordell
Director of Professional Programs
913-897-8760
Stacy Cordell has been a program manager with KU Professional & Continuing Education since 2008. During her tenure, Stacy has managed numerous conferences on the KU Lawrence campus, across Kansas and throughout the United States. With a professional background in workforce development and family business consulting, Stacy develops and manages online continuing education and public short courses.
David Couvelha
Certification Program Manager, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute
785-864-9194
Kevin Curry
Assistant Director for Engineering and Technology Programs
913-897-8761
Kevin Curry manages online engineering and technology certificate programs as well as live programs in engineering management and supply chain technology. In addition, Kevin manages a large annual international conference focused on engineering education which is co-sponsored by IEEE and ASEE.

Jerry Devine
Facilities Manager, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1518
Kathi Dole
Custodian, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1518

Jeff Elston
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1596
Ann Ermey
Chief of Staff
913-897-8520
Ann Evans
Northeast Regional Program Manager, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
785-864-7863

Pat Flory
Administrative Associate Senior, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute
785-864-9093
David Ford
Curriculum/Instructor Training Coordinator, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute
785-864-3955
Ian Fulks
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1542

Nancy Giossi
Executive Assistant
913-897-8777
Ron Gould
Assistant Director, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
Sharon Graham
Assistant Vice Chancellor
913-897-8799

Sharon D. Graham serves as the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Professional & Continuing Education based at the Edwards Campus in Overland Park.

Professional & Continuing Education serves a wide variety of professional training and outreach needs through Professional Programs, the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, and the Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute. In addition, the KU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute provides statewide and Kansas City metro area educational outreach to citizens 50 years of age and older.

With a staff of approximately 100 FTE, Professional & Continuing Education offers 1000+ educational events annually to more than 70,000 students in all 105 Kansas counties, 50 U.S. states, and 56 countries.

Sharon has held positions in Continuing Education and with the Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship at the University of Kansas. She previously was the Director of the Division of Continuing Education at Washburn University.

Sharon received her Master of Business Administration at the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Journalism at the University of Missouri. She also is an alumnus of Leadership Overland Park.

Norman Grass
General Maintenance Worker, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1400
Russell Greene
Fire Officer Program Manager, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute
785-864-1073
Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Professional Programs
913-897-8411

As the Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Chris Gregory is responsible for leading the strategic development of integrated marketing and communications for the Edwards Campus, with emphasis on student recruitment and promoting awareness of the campus, its academic programs and Professional & Continuing Education programs.


Justine Hamilton
Program Manager, Professional Programs
913-897-8718
Pam Hicks
Program Manager, Professional Programs
913-897-8775
Pam Hicks has been working with conferences at KU Professional & Continuing Education since 1987. During her many years, she has managed conferences with as many as 800 participants. She works with KU faculty, directors of national associations and local planning committees to ensure quality conference planning.
Lisa Harrison
Assistant Program Manager, Professional Programs

Lisa Harrison is an Assistant Program Manager for Professional & Continuing Education. She assists with a variety of conferences and events. Lisa graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.A. in Secondary Education and a master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction.

Maria Hernandez
Custodian, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center

Marlene Jefferis
CE Training Assistant, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1525
Bruce Jolliff
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1594

John Knispel
Business Specialist, Professional Programs
913-897-8759
John Knispel is the Business Specialist for KU Professional & Continuing Education. His role includes fund accounting, financial reporting, payroll processing, and assisting with Account Receivables. He has a BSBA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. John joined KUPCE in 2016.

Phil Lemen
Maintenance Supervisor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1519
Jason Levy
On-Line Multimedia Specialist, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1538
Joliene Lummis
Administrative Associate Senior, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute
785-864-9188

Renee Manriquez
Receptionist, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
Anne Marvin
Publications Editor, Professional Programs
913-897-8733
Dr. Anne M. Marvin, publications editor for the Aerospace Short Course Program, works with our instructors to pull together the materials needed for each course. Her work ensures that these materials are up-to-date, clear and ready on time. In addition to this editorial function, Anne also assists in reviewing course material for compliance with export control and copyright laws and regulations. Dr. Marvin received her doctorate in American Studies from the University of Kansas. She has been on the KUPCE staff since 2008.
Barb Mayne
Administrative Specialist, Business Office / Registration Center
785-864-7058
Barb Mayne is the Administrative Associate Senior for the Registration Center and Business Office. She processes registrations which are received by phone, fax, mail and online for various programs offered by KU Professional & Continuing Education. She also processes accounts payable requests, reconciles business procurement cards, travel reimbursements for staff and does monthly reports for the Business Office. Barb has been with KUPCE since 2000. Customer service is a top priority.
Steve McCorkill
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
Carolyn McKnight
Director, Community Engagement and Business Developement
913-897-8721
Pam McLemore
Legal Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
Taylor Metzger
Receptionist, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1413
Mike Metzler
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1533
Brenda Meyer
Custodian, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1518
Beckie Miller
Program Manager, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1513
Nancy Montgomery
Administrative Specialist, Business Office / Registration Center
785-864-7057
Bruce Morton
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1530
Deb. Muncy
Customer Service Specialist, Business Office / Registration Center
785-864-7811
Deb. Muncy has been with the University of Kansas for 38 years, and with KU Professional & Continuing Education for 14 years. She is the receptionist for KUPCE as well as part of the registration center that processes registrations for the many conferences, workshops and programs coordinated by KUPCE.

Carol Newell
Training Assistant, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1524
Don Nolde
Custodian, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center

Marie Osterhaus
Assistant Program Manager, Professional Programs
913-897-8717
Marie Osterhaus is an Assistant Program Manager for Professional & Continuing Education. In her position, she assists with online and onsite short courses as well as conferences and events. Marie graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.A. in Global & International Studies and a minor in Business, and is currently pursuing her M.S.E. in Higher Education Administration.
Jeff Ostlund
Senior Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1527

Terri Pasek-Westfall
Senior Legal Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1509
Ed Pavey
Director, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1400
Jim Peters
Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
785-864-9142
Glenn Pribbenow
Director, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute
785-864-9199

In 1997 Glenn became the Director of the Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute at the University of Kansas. During his career Glenn has been active in a number of national fire service activities including the National Fire Academy, the NFPA, the International Fire Service Training Congress, and the North American Fire Training Directors Association. Over the last 18 years Glenn has overseen the rapid expansion of the fire service training program within the KU Professional & Continuing Education program.


Karen Roberts
Basic Training Registrar, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1521

Kelly Shand-Adams
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1516
Pattie Shay
Business Coordinator, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute
785-864-9197
Alvin Sowers
Program Manager, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1508
Lee Stuart
Leadership Programs Manager
913-897-8452
As Leadership Programs Manager, Dr. Lee Stuart develops and delivers training on a variety of leadership, management, and communications topics for working professionals. He combines years of experience as an executive in the for-profit and non-profit sectors with the latest in scholarly thought on leadership. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in mass communications, a Master’s degree from the University of Kansas in journalism, and a Doctorate in Business Administration/Leadership Studies from Capella University.
Steve Symonds
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1531

Ally Turner
Training Assistant, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1528
Susie Turner
Accountant, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1523


Cheryl Wagner
Administrative Associate Senior, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute
785-864-9198
Gary Warner
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
Dave Warry
Assistant Director, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1504
Tom Watts
Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
Lisa Webster
Assistant to the Director, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1505
Josh White
Senior Police Instructor, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1540
Sarah Williams
Program Manager, Professional Programs
913-897-8782
Sarah J. Williams is the Program Manager for the Aerospace Short Course Program On-Site Courses. In this role, she is responsible for contracting and scheduling on-site courses, and all client and instructor coordination and logistics for those events. She has worked in the program since January 2009. Sarah has a BFA from the University of Kansas.

Steven Yeakly
Administrative Specialist
785-864-7870
Steven Yeakly is an Administrative Associate Senior for the Marketing Department. He maintains the customer database, creates mailing lists for brochures and emails, and helps with email design. Steven has been with KUPCE since 1997.
IT Manager, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1400

Emily Zentner
Business Manager, Business Office
913-897-8783
Emily Zentner is the Director of Business Services for KU Professional & Continuing Education, overseeing the financial, HR and registration functions of the department. Her role includes fund accounting, grant management, recruiting, financial reporting, compliance, and employee relations. Emily is a Certified Management Accountant with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting. She has been with KUPCE since 2008.
Curtis Zook
Custodian, Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center
620-694-1518

 


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