Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa
Do you have a sidekick?
Dexter – my 90 pound black lab
What career would you choose in an alternate reality?
I’d be a lawyer. Or own a diner . . .
What was the last restaurant you patronized?
Classic Cookie – So yummy!!!
Favorite Charity? Human Rights Campaign
Do you do any community work with the Human Rights Campaign?
Yes, I am on the Board of Governors
Favorite place to go on payday?
Ameristar Casino. Mama needs some new heels!
What is your favorite thing about UMKC?
The students – they inspire me every day.
Finish this sentence: “UMKC got it right when . . .”
they built the Student Union and renovated the University Center. More opportunities for students to engage, commune, study, and connect with campus.
UMKC needs . . . Domestic partner benefits and other benefits for the LGBTQIA community.
Last book you read: Fifty Shade Trilogy. Guilty. .
Describe a recent triumph: Creating the Office of Student Involvement strategic plan.
“In five years, I’ll be . . .” advancing in my professional career, fitter due to Sky’s Limit, CrossFit and deeply in love with my girlfriend, Jen.