Transitions and Recognition

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The Transitions section is a popular part of the Statewide Voice, allowing an opportunity to meet new employees, say good bye to parting co-workers and celebrate awards and recognition. Please contact mmusick@alaska.edu with employee news to see it listed in this section.

Farewell Dianne Milke!

Dianne Milke going away

University staff gathered May 23 to bid farewell to Dianne Milke and wish her well on her journey south. Milke has been the executive assistant to the president since August 2012. Prior to joining the president's office she was assistant to the UAF chancellor and served as office manager/paralegal for UA's General Counsel office. The previous 25 years she spent working as a paralegal and in K-12 education.

We wish her the best and will sincerely miss her.

UA Scholars/College Savings Plan welcomes Tito Munoz and Elena Sudduth

Started May 2018

Tito Munoz
Senior Program Specialist
UA College Savings and Scholars Program

Tito Munoz has joined the UA College Savings and Scholars Program as a Senior Program Specialist. Munoz spent the last five years working for large and small marketing and advertising agencies. After receiving his bachelor's degree from UNLV, he spent most of his career in Las Vegas working in higher education, hospitality and professional sports industries.

Munoz was born and raised in Anchorage, loves traveling with his family, and enjoys playing golf when the weather permits. He currently serves as an ambassador for the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce and proactively advocates for the growth of the Filipino-American community in Alaska.

Greg Martin Photography

Started May 17

Elena Sudduth
Senior Program Specialist
UA College Savings Plan and the UA Scholars Program

Elena Sudduth joined the UA College Savings Plan and the UA Scholars Program as the Senior Program Specialist on May 17, 2018. In her role, Sudduth will be responsible for providing customer support, program communications and outreach, developing and implementing strategies for the marketing, promotion, branding, and public relations for the UA College Saving Plan.

Originally from Moldova, Sudduth moved to the United States in 2013 as a University of Alaska Fairbanks student. She holds a bachelor of business administration from the Moldovan Academy of Economic Studies and both an associate of applied science and a bachelor of arts in journalism from UAF. Sudduth was employed at the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator prior to her transition to the University of Alaska.

Sudduth enjoys baby snuggles, world travel, and good food. She has a strong commitment to education and looks forward to being a part of the UA College Savings Plan’s success.

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