Phone:
810-762-3360
Email:
larrywa@umflint.edu
Biology

Larry Atherton

Supervisor of Science Laboratories

Phone:
810-762-3360
Email:
jevincke@umflint.edu
Biology

Jennifer Vincke

Administrative Assistant Intermediate

Jennifer (Jenny) Vincke is the Administrative Assistant Intermediate for the Biology Department.  Jenny is responsible for supporting the Department Chair of Biology, the Director of the Master of Science in Biology program, and the Director of the Bachelor of Applied Science program. She manages the biology office, inputs and edits biology course schedules, and assists faculty, staff and students in any capacity as needed.  Her responsibilities also include travel and event planning, posting temporary job openings, assisting in hiring procedures, and processing updates to the departmental website. Jenny earned her BAS degree with a minor in Economics at UM-Flint. She also holds dual AAS degrees from C.S. Mott Community College in Accounting and Business Management.  Prior to joining UM-Flint Biology in 2011, Jenny worked for 11 years as an entrepreneur who owned and managed a small business.

Phone:
810-762-3360
Email:
denitaft@umflint.edu
Biology

Denise Taft

Part-time Secretary Senior

Denise Taft is the Secretary Senior of Biology, and joined the department in 2014.  She holds an AAS degree from CS Mott Community College.  In addition to offering superior customer service to students, staff and faculty, Denise's responsibilities also include scheduling advising sessions for Biology and Bachelor of Applied Science majors, and updating office schedules and calanders.  She also monitors the departmental website for pertinence and accuracy and makes valuable suggestions for its improvement.  Prior to joining the Biology department, Denise worked for 4 years for UM-Flint as a temporary support staff member, covering leaves and vacancies as needed.  She was previously employed for 8 years as an executive assistant in the Manufacturing Supply Operations Department at General Motors Corporation.

Phone:
810-762-3360
Email:
krjohnso@umflint.edu
Biology

Kristin Turnpaugh

Laboratory/Classroom Services Coordinator