What is your job title?

Risk Management and Insurance Coordinator.


How long have you been at MSU?

I started at MSU in August of 1990. I had a six-year break in service from the fall of 1999 to August of 2005. I was a stay-at-home mom during that period.


Have you been a member of the APA the whole time?

No. I became a member in November of 2005.


What department do you work in, and can you tell me a little bit about what you do?

I work for Risk Management and Insurance. I am the claims adjuster for non-litigated claims, which would include automobile, property, and general liability claims. I am also involved in the underwriting process to place policies for the University and participate in loss prevention education and activities.


What brought you to your job at MSU?

Career opportunity, benefits, and cultural opportunities.


What do you love about working at MSU?

I love MSU. Period. I like being a part of seeing new Spartans arriving on campus in the fall; I like seeing families coming for visits and tours; I have great pride in Spartan Athletics.


What do you like to do when you are not at work?

Crafts of any variety including sewing and crocheting. I love to bake and have family dinners.

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