Oldmixon Joins Statewide Finance as Program Director
Lael Oldmixon joined the Office of Finance and Administration as executive director for the UA College Savings Plan & UA Scholars program. Oldmixon began the position on Feb. 4.
Most recently, Oldmixon served as director for undergraduate recruitment for University of Alaska Fairbanks. Oldmixon holds a bachelor’s degree from Saint Michael’s College and a master’s degree from the University of Vermont and has served in various student services positions at three different universities during the previous twelve years.
Oldmixon was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Keene, New Hampshire. She arrived in Alaska in 2006 after working in upstate New York at St. Lawrence University.
Oldmixon is married to Mark, director of the UAF Department of Recreation, Adventure and Wellness. Together, they have two children, May, 9 months, and Quinn, 2 years. The Oldmixons co-chaired the UA/UAF 2012 United Way Campaign.
In her free time, Oldmixon enjoys reading, creative arts and gardening. She recently completed the Equinox Marathon and looks forward to running it again when the show melts.
Risk Services Says Farewell to Amy O'Sullivan and Welcome to Sacques Rainer
Statewide Risk Services said goodbye to their office manager of five years, Amy O’Sullivan, during the second week of February. O’Sullivan was an experienced professional who kept several practices – Risk, Insurance, Claims, Safety & Emergency Management – in fine order. Always good company, Risk Services was very sorry to wave goodbye to the entire O’Sullivan family but know that they are moving to a great opportunity in Massachusetts.
Risk Services is very pleased to welcome new office manager, Sacques Rainer, who started on Feb.18. Rainer has been a University of Alaska employee for a number of years and brings a great deal of experience and a pleasant sense of humor. Risk Services is very happy to welcome her to the department.