Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I was born in Edmonton, and later we moved to my grandparents' farm west of Claresholm. After high school, I attended the University of Calgary, where I majored in Geology, and lived in Calgary for 14 years. My husband and I moved to Lethbridge as both our families live in the area, and we're both small-town kids at heart.

How long have you been at ULethbridge and what do you do here?
I've worked for the University on and off for seven years. I currently process domestic and international applications, answer admission questions and program requirements, process their applications, and then send the admission offers.

I'm currently covering for a maternity leave as an Admission Specialist and my regular position is as an Admission Assistant. I also work for Chaplain Erin Phillips and help run the Kerber Friendship Program on campus. We provide fun social events on campus where students can de-stress, have fun and learn new activities. Recently we've been running Snacks and Smiles on Thursdays in the UHall Atrium, providing snacks, games and craft kits for students. I enjoy creating free cross-stitching kits and we’ve introduced a lot of students to new hobbies. They like to show us their work and what they’ve accomplished.

What's the best part of your job?
The best part of my job is helping applicants and calming their fears.

Applying to universities can be complicated and confusing. I like to help guide the applicants, and I enjoy giving them the good news that they've been admitted!

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
Outside of work, I enjoy gardening, playing computer games, birding, walking, cross-stitching, weaving, embroidery, cooking, and doting on my two cats. I also help my husband with our butcher shop, Legacy Meats, on the weekend. Stop by and say hello!