Meet Our Staff

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Meet Our Staff

Our friendly, passionate staff cares about your Workplace Learning Connection experience. Reach out if you have any questions!

Linn County Regional Center Staff

Katherine Ahlers
Title: School Liaison
CR/Metro Schools
Phone: 319-398-4827
Email: kate.ahlers@kirkwood.edu
Ann Brendes
Title: Internship Coordinator
Linn County
Phone: 319-398-4833
Email: ann.brendes@kirkwood.edu
Celia McAfee
Title: Office Associate
Phone: 319-398-1040
Email: celia.mcafee@kirkwood.edu
Sue Neil
Title: Business Liaison
Linn County
Family, Consumer Science, and Health Sciences pathways
Phone: 319-398-4828
Email: sue.neil@kirkwood.edu
Mariann Ryan
Title: Business Liaison
Linn County
Arts and Communication, Business and Informational Technologies, Engineering/Technical pathways
Phone: 319-398-4829
Email: mariann.ryan@kirkwood.edu
Cheryl Valenta
Title: Events Coordinator/Business Liaison
Phone: 319-398-4825
Email: cheryl.valenta@kirkwood.edu
Laurie Worden
Title: Director
Phone: 319-398-4826
Email: laurie.worden@kirkwood.edu

Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa Staff

Susan Gallo
Title: School Liaison
Johnson County
Phone: 319-887-3647
Email: susan.gallo@kirkwood.edu
Carole Hebl
Title: Business Liaison
Johnson County
Phone: 319-887-3648
Email: carole.hebl@kirkwood.edu
Melissa Kumle-Hammes
Title: Business Liaison
Johnson County
Phone: 319-358-3116
Email: melissa.kumle-hammes@kirkwood.edu
Brittany Slaubaugh
Title: Program Coordinator/Business Liaison
Marketing
Washington and Cedar County
Phone: 319-358-3122
Email: brittany.slaubaugh@kirkwood.edu
Rochelle Sowers
Title: Internship Coordinator
Johnson and Washington Counties
Phone: 319-887-3651
Email: rochelle.sowers@kirkwood.edu

Iowa County Center Staff

Laura Miner
Title: Internship Coordinator
Benton, Cedar, Iowa, and Jones Counties
Phone: 866-424-5669
Email: laura.miner@kirkwood.edu

Jones County Center Staff

Tris Langdon
Title: School/Business Liaison
Jones County/Rural Linn County
Phone: 319-784-1621
Email: tristan.langdon@kirkwood.edu

 


Workplace Learning Connection

Linn County Regional Center
1770 Boyson Road, Hiawatha, Iowa 52233
319-398-1040 
319-398-1041 (fax)

Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa
2301 Oakdale Blvd., Coralville, Iowa 52241
319-887-3970
319-358-3102 (fax)