BRADFORD, Pa. - The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has named new staff directors for several programs for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Ann Robinson has been named the new director of sponsored programs, taking over the duties of Linda Delaney, who retired at the end of the June.
Most recently, Robinson served as the director of the Business Resource Center in Continuing Education and Regional Development, and she has been with Pitt-Bradford since 2002.
In her new role, Robinson will maintain responsibility for generalist pre- and post-award duties to facilitate submissions of proposals, post-award accounting of sponsored projects and ensure compliance with accounting principles, federal and sponsor regulations, and university policies and procedures.
Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in therapeutic recreation from Slippery Rock University and worked with the Keystone Tall Tree Girl Scout Council and owned her own daycare center before coming to Pitt-Bradford in 2002 as a business consultant.
Tim Sneeringer will join the Pitt-Bradford staff as director of aquatics, intramurals and recreation. Sneeringer comes to Pitt-Bradford from Pitt-Titusville, where he was the director of athletics and student union. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in health and physical education from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts degree in secondary school counseling from Edinboro University. He takes the place of Mick McMillan, who retired at the end of June.
Nicole Stark is assuming the position of director of student health services, taking the place of Bonnie McMillen, who will remain on campus as a part-time nurse.
Stark is a registered nurse and holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va. She began working as the part-time nurse at Pitt-Bradford in 2007 and has also worked as a home health nurse for the McKean County Visiting Nurse Association.
Laurel Retzer Phillips has been named director of human resources, overseeing human resources and payroll. Previously, she was manager of human resources and Delaney oversaw payroll.
Phillips earned her Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Pitt-Bradford, where she has also worked for 25 years. Before working in human resources and payroll, she worked in the Office of Academic Affairs.