Chela is the Editor/Associate Outreach Specialist at UW-Stout’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP). Specifically, she supports all student research, including grants and the Journal of Student Research, as well as events like Research Day, Research in the Rotunda, UW System Symposium, and National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Chela provides editing support for faculty and university grants as well.
Chela also serves as Editor at UW-Stout’s Vocational Rehabilitation Institute (SVRI). In that role, she provides technical writing and editing support to produce technical assistance guides, implementation manuals, toolkits, lesson plans, and plain language summaries on vocational rehabilitation topics, as well as grant proposals.
Chela is also a member of UW-Stout’s Academic Staff Senate, serving on the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. She holds a Master of Arts degree from Ohio University in International Affairs and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in Biology and Humanistic Studies. She is fluent in Spanish, has lived in seven countries, and has traveled to over 50.