Staff

Steven Ramig

Steven Ramig, Executive Director

1500 Ullsvik Hall
tel: 608.342.3961
email: ramigs@uwplatt.edu

Iona Basso

Iona Basso, Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor

1515 Ullsvik Hall
tel: 608.342.1182
email: bassoi@uwplatt.edu

 

Sandie Brick-Margelofsky

Sandie Brick-Margelofsky, Development Officer

153 Tower
tel: 608.342.3974
email: brickmas@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Education: B.S. Human Services, UW-Oshkosh and MSE in Education from UW-Platteville

Experience: Sandie served as the Director of UW-Platteville’s Robert and James Wright Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students as well as Director of Patricia A. Doyle Center for Gender and Sexuality. She has spent most of her career in education, as  a school counselor and chaired the scholarship committee in the Dodgeville School District from 1996 until joining UW-Platteville in 2013. She also previously worked for UW-Extension. She and her husband operate a horse and beef farm in Dodgeville.

Background: Sandie is the past president of the Wisconsin Horse Council and Chaired the Wisconsin Horse Council Scholarship Committee for over 10 years. Brick-Margelofsky earned her bachelor’s degree from UW-Oshkosh and her master’s in education from UW-Platteville.

 

Pam Brookens

Pam Brookens, Stewardship Coordinator

1513 Ullsvik Hall
tel: 608.342.7621
email: brookenp@uwplatt.edu

William (Bill) Kloster

William (Bill) Kloster, Director of UW-Platteville Real Estate Foundation

190 Market Street | Platteville, WI 53818
tel: 608.330.1342
email: uwpref@uwplatt.foundation

Biography

Education: B.S. Aeronautical Engineering, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA
MS Management, Florida Institute of Technology
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS

Experience: Upon graduation from college, Bill served as a Regular Army Officer ending his career as a Lieutenant Colonel. As an Army Aviator he served in many leadership and staff positions during his 20 years of service. He served in many line combat units as well as a member of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command where he coordinated testing of helicopter weapons systems. In 1999 Bill began 12 years of service with the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs and served in many leadership positions to include the agency Deputy Secretary where he oversaw several construction and renovation projects. In December of 2010 he accepted the position as Director of the newly established UW-Platteville Real Estate Foundation.

Background: Bill is a native of California and met his wife, Platteville native, Deborah Rice while serving in the military in Germany. They have a daughter Gretchen who is attending Minnesota State, Mankato and is a member of the MSU Dance Team. Bill and Deborah reside in Platteville and enjoy travel, attending sporting events and life in South West WI. Bill is a model builder and enjoys military history.
Missy Lipska

Missy Lipska, Annual Giving and Donor Relations

1500 Ullsvik Hall
tel: 608.342.7156
email: lipskame@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Education: B.S. Psychology UW-Platteville, M.S. Education Concordia University Wisconsin

Experience: After graduating from UW-Platteville in 2008, Missy worked for the UW-Platteville Foundation as a Development Officer for three years. Her personal life led her to the Milwaukee area, where she pursued her Master’s degree while working as an Admission Advisor for Non-traditional students at Concordia University Wisconsin. Soon after receiving her Master’s degree, Missy accepted the position of Assistant Director of Annual Giving at Carroll University. Through her experience in higher education, she has discovered a passion for development and improving students’ collegiate experiences by working to support the advancement of universities.

Background: Missy grew up on a small organic dairy farm outside of Dickeyville and is so thrilled to be “back home” at UW-Platteville and in Southwest Wisconsin. She and her husband Matt have a daughter named Hazel who keeps them very busy. Missy enjoys cheering on her beloved Packers, gardening, and being outdoors in general.

 

Megan McCarthy

Megan McCarthy, Donor Services

1505 Ullsvik Hall
tel: 608.342.1879
email: mccarthymeg@uwplatt.edu

Stacia Stephenson

Stacia Stephenson, Development Officer

1500 Ullsvik Hall
tel: 608.342.1690
email: stephensons@uwplatt.edu

STUDENT WORKERS

Kimberly Gutierrez

Kimberly Gutierrez, Student Associate

1500 Ullsvik Hall
tel: 608.342.1181
email: gutierrezk@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Education: Kimberly graduated from Douglas MacArthur High School. Kimberly is planning to major in Biology with an emphasis in Cell and Molecular.

Background: Kimberly was raised in Houston, Texas. Kimberly is the third oldest out of seven siblings. Aside from working and studying, Kimberly is also an athlete at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Kimberly is part of the Women’s Cross Country team, and Women’s Track and Field team. Kimberly is also a member of the Pioneer Student Athlete Advisory Committee who provides insight on the student athlete experience. Kimberly enjoys running, hanging out with her friends and family, and frozen yogurt.

 

Kylie Greenheck

Kylie Greenheck, Student Associate

1500 Ullsvik Hall
tel: 608.342.1181
email: greenheckk@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Education: In 2014, Kylie graduated from Dodgeville High School. She is currently a freshman here at UW-Platteville where she plans to major in Industrial Engineering and minor in Business Management.

Background: Kylie has been with the Foundation office since September 2014 while attending school here at UW-Platteville. At UW-Platteville, Kylie is a member of the STEM Scholar Program as a 2014 cohort member and Society of Women Engineers. During her high school years, she was involved in National Honor Society, DECA, FFA, Key Club, Five Points 4-H, Grace Lutheran youth group, cross country, basketball, and soccer. She also spent 16 years as a Betty Hayes dancer. Some of her favorite high school accolades include: graduating with high honors, 3 state cross country championship medals, 6 all-conference honors, and a grand champion marker bird at the Iowa County Fair. She also has held a Wisconsin Soccer Referee certification since 2009 and enjoys spending time with the youth soccer players.

 

Austin Javurek

Austin Javurek, Student Associate

1500 Ullsvik Hall
tel: 608.342.1181
email: javureka@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Education: Austin graduated in 2013 from Boylan Central Catholic High School in Rockford Illinois. He is planning to major in Industrial Technology Management with a minor in Business Administration.

Background: Austin was born and raised in Rockford Illinois two sisters, one older and one younger. In high school he participated in Mock Trial during which his team won two regional invitations and placed in the Annual Illinois State Bar Association State Championships with a top 10 performance all four years, two top eights, and third place his senior year as a captain. Austin has also been a part of the Boy Scouts of America for most of his life and is an Eagle Scout. He frequently enjoys hiking, disc golfing, and playing Magic the Gathering with friends.

 

Ciara Miller

Ciara Miller, Student Associate

1500 Ullsvik Hall
tel: 608.342.1181
email: millerci@uwplatt.edu

Biography

Education: Ciara graduated from Prairie du Chien High School with high honors in 2014, and continued her education at UW-Platteville where she is perusing a degree in Geography with a double minor in English and Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems. She is expecting to graduate in the spring of 2017.

Background: Ciara was born and raised in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. She has two sisters and one brother, and is the proud aunt of two nephews. When not at school or working at the Foundation office, Ciara also works at the Villa Louis Historic Site in Prairie du Chien. She also keeps busy as one of the co-founders of a non-profit organization called Passing on Hope, which has recently become a new club on campus.

 

David Lisk

David Lisk, Student Associate

1500 Ullsvik Hall
tel: 608.342.1027
email: liskd@uwplatt.edu

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Contact Us

Development and Alumni Engagement

tel: 608.342.1181 | 1.800.897.2586
email: foundation@uwplatt.edu
fax: 608.342.1196

1500 Ullsvik Hall
1 University Plaza | Platteville, WI 53818

hours: 7:45 a.m.—4:15 p.m., M—F

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