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Here in Web Communications, we are lucky to have the right mix of dream-it-up and get-r-done. We're friendly. We're creative. We're productive. And we love working with you. So don't hesitate to contact us at webcomm@winona.edu with your questions and ideas.

Mollee Sheehan

Mollee Sheehan
Director of Web Communications

A true believer in the power of collaboration, Mollee enjoys analyzing, strategizing and hashing through ideas together.

She is excited to be part of the movement on campus that is working to utilize web communications to share our experiences and knowledge, and to strengthen our sense of community.

Contact Mollee at msheehan@winona.edu.

Sarah Delano Marketing & Communications

Sarah Delano
Marketing & Communications Specialist

Do what you love and love what you do. Sarah is a digital aficionado who thrives on bringing big ideas to life. She enjoys the power of collaboration and finding creative solutions to difficult situations.

Sarah’s strategic approach integrates audience, analytics, and search engine optimization to deliver an engaging online experience. We think she’s pretty great, in fact she was once quoted as being “a personal trainer for websites.” She loves what she does and is proud to be a Warrior once again.  

Contact Sarah at sdelano@winona.edu.

Elizabeth Meinders
Web Content Specialist

When it comes to web, content is still king. Of course, with degrees in English and Public Relations, Elizabeth may be a bit biased in the content vs. design debate. In any case, she believes that clear communication is as essential today as it was in the pre-Internet era and as it will be in the next stage of web evolution. She is ready to help you craft meaningful messages that connect to your intended audiences using the latest tools in web and social media.

Contact Elizabeth at emeinders@winona.edu.

Mariah Mrotek

Mariah Mrotek
Social Savvy Sweetheart

Mariah is our strategic media developer. She brings an eye for detail and a love for all social media platforms to the team. Mariah is a Mass Communication Advertising major with an English Applied and Professional Writing minor. She aspires to bring her innovative design and communication skills to her career in Advertising, just as she does everyday to work. As our Student Content Manager, joining Web Comm has allowed her to practice her communication skills and further develop her knack for digital design.

Contact Mariah at mmrotek12@winona.edu.


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Allison Mueller
Editor Extraordinaire

Allison can't resist her wanderlust. Pursuing a major in journalism with a psychology minor, Allison brings her editorial skills and creative thought process to the Web Comm team. She knows that social media outlets and blogs are crucial when on-the-go, and as a blog manager for Winona State, she looks to gain experience and improve her skills. Allison enjoys Web Comm because it advances her knowledge of writing and hopes it will aid her in reaching her dream career as a freelance travel journalist.

Contact Allison at amueller12@winona.edu.

Cassie Douglas
Grammar Goddess

Cassie is our passionate web proofreader. She never lets a grammar mistake get by her watchful eye. She is an English major with a writing emphasis and is minoring in Applied and Professional Writing and Psychology. Cassie aspires to be an editor or publisher and a novelist on the side. You'd most likely find her reading in a cozy coffee shop or watching Disney movies. Joining this team allows Cassie to practice her editing and English skills.  

Contact Cassie at cdouglas13@winona.edu.  

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Sam Boudreau
Code Crackerjack

Sam is a technology buff. He is a Computer Science major with a minor in Mass Communication. You will probably find Sam outside, either exploring Winona County’s trout streams or tinkering with his car. Sam enjoys Web Comm because it allows him to blend creativity with his technical skills to bring new innovative ideas to life. Sam aspires to one day be a Software Engineer.

Contact Sam at sboudreau16@winona.edu

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Samantha Johnson
Multi Media Maven

Samantha loves the way social media can speak to students at WSU. She is a mass communication Public Relations major with a Marketing minor. Sami’s willingness to take on new challenges serves as a great asset to the Web Comm team. Sami is excited to expand her knowledge of communication and gain valuable experience from the Web Comm team.

Contact Samantha at sjjohnson14@winona.edu

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Caleb Hammel
Positivity Czar

Caleb believes true happiness comes from the joy of proficient achievement. He is double majoring in Mass Communication Transmedia and Political Science. He truly finds joy in achievement. When he is not working, you can usually find Caleb rock climbing. Caleb is excited to bring his multimedia skills to enhance the WSU communication environment.

Contact Caleb at chammel13@winona.edu

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Michael Pelley
Audio Architect

Michael believes power is found in the people. He is a Public Relations major with an Arts Administration minor who is set on bringing his artistic experience and public relations savvy to the Web Comm team. Michael has a true passion for the art of communication, and has set his eyes on working internationally after graduation. Joining the Web Comm team has allowed him to nurture his skills while becoming a more diverse public communicator for his future career.

Contact Michael at mpelley11@winona.edu

WebCom Hall of Fame - Past WebCom Students

Jacob Schwarzinger

Jake Schwarzinger '12
Communications Specialist, University of Delaware

Jake is the guy you want sitting in on your brainstorming sessions. He's got a real gift for turning creative lightning bolts into practical web solutions. He's especially keen at creating interactive web tools that help the campus community understand and use the web. He graduated with a Mass Comm: Broadcasting major, minoring in Computer Science, so he has expertise from both the communication and technology worlds; he marries the two seamlessly. We were lucky to have him on our team for three years and know he'll do big things in the future. 

Linzey Sarreal ‘13
Associate Digital Account Executive, BBDO Proximity

Oh to try and fill Linzey’s shoes….
Linzey worked at Web Communications from the office’s early days and helped make it into what it is today. She graduated from WSU with a degree and Mass Comm: Advertising with a minor in Marketing and is putting it to use at BBDO Proximity, an advertising agency in Downtown Minneapolis. Linzey says she loves her new job and uses the skills she honed at Web Comm everyday. There is no doubt her blossoming creativity, industry insights and the positivity she brings into the work place will bring big things her way.

Elizabeth Ortiz '14
Mission-Minded Media Maven

Liz's addiction to, err, enthusiasm for social media like Tumblr, Twitter, Pinterest, and blogging, means she was right at home here in Web Comm. Liz graduated with degrees in both Spanish and Communications Studies, and when she isn't busy planning her next trip to Budapest or Tokyo, she enjoys naps, Snapchat and updating her own personal blog. After graduating, she hopes to work in public relations for a non-profit so she can continue to live WSU's mission of "improving our world."



Katlyn Plourde '14
Social Savvy Design Guru

Katlyn is quick learning, has got an attention for detail and a knack for creativity and that made her an invaluable asset to the Web Communications office. She has a love for all forms of social media as well as working in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign. She graduated with a Marketing degree in the spring of 2014. After graduation, she hopes to move back to the Twin cities and find a job in web or digital communications. 


Elizabeth Meinders '15
Language Lover

Elizabeth is a quintessential English buff. We bet she was probably reading to herself at an age when the rest of us crawled around in diapers, muttering goo-goo-gaga. It's no surprise that Elizabeth grew up to major in English and Mass Communications: Public Relations. She's an aspiring editor who got a lot of practice here in Web Communications editing our web pages.

Leah Dobihal '15
Princess Leah of Prose

Not to be confused with the Star Wars heroine but every bit as daring and brilliant, Leah has found her home at Web Comm. Leah graduated with an English-Writing degree and Spanish degree, along with a Global Studies minor. She loves to write, knit and read ("Oh my, I'm a grandma"). Leah hopes to find a job that allows her to do what she does best: write.

Melissa Van Grinsven '15
Master of Pins

We put out the call and Melissa answered. Melissa is our go-to-girl for everything photography, blogging, writing and, her favorite, Pinterest. She excels at our multifaceted fast-paced office with her diverse skills and passions. She graduated with a degree in Mass Communication: Journalism. In the future she sees herself in a career where she writes from home while sipping coffee on her front porch.