John Mielke serves as director of strategic communication for the university. He oversees the development of print and electronic communications for a variety of audiences. John writes and edits Perspective, the UW-Parkside newsletter for alumni and friends of the university. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, John has worked in employee communication, marketing, and public information positions with Fortune 500 companies in southeastern Wisconsin.
Laura Littel is responsible for all administrative functions of the University Relations and Advancement Department. In addition, Laura gathers and creates content for the university digital billboard sign.
Sarah Rafferty is responsible for gathering and creating information that appears in the university's digital publication for facultyand staff, Ranger Today. Sarah produces a weekly digital publication for students, Midnight Ranger, and compiles news clips for distribution to various university stakeholders. She also anchors Ranger Report, a weekly news-and-events video which can be seens on the university's YouTube channel. Sarah graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in May 2013 with a communication major and served as communication assistant in University Relations prior to joining the staff full time.