Administrative Professionals Day Event

The APAC recognizes the importance of the role of the Administrative Professional and the purpose of this nationally recognized day. 

Previous Keynote Speakers

2021 – Brian Smith, MSW, LCSW, Director of Employee Well-being, NIU

2020 - No speakers due to COVID-19

2019 - Sarah Klaper, J.D. Ombudsperson, NIU

2018 - Jenny Parker, Ph.D., Associate Vice Provost for Educator Licensure Preparation, NIU

2016 - Christine Sobek, Ph.D., President, Waubonsee Community College

2015 - "Navigating Change" presented by Katrina Caldwell Ph.D., Assistant Vice President for Diversity and Equity, NIU 

2014 - Kelly Wesener-Michael, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, NIU

2012 - "How to Keep Your Head On...While Working Your Butt Off!" presented by Dave "The Shef" Sheffield

2011 - "Where are My Keys" presented by Judy Marcus, the Memory Lady

2010 - "Life in the Espresso Lane" presented by Laurie Guest

2009 - "Laughter Matters!" presented by Kent Rader

2008 - "Blast Away Procrastination" presented by Rita Emmett

Contact Us

Operating Staff Council
Altgeld Hall 103

Frances Mitchell

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