Special Events

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Lisa Zerkle

Special Events Manager

  • As the Departmental Manager for Special Events, Lisa oversees all events in the Rhinehart Music Center, Walb Union, the Student Services Complex, and all outdoor areas as well as AVTS and Box Office Services.  Gates Athletics Center, Room 126
  • Phone: 260-481-5493
  • E-mail: zerklel@ipfw.edu
  • Office: Rhinehart Music Center 208

Julie Miller

Special Event Clerk

  • Julie facilitates communication and scheduling of the student staff for event setups in Walb Student Union, IPFW Alumni Center, the International Ballroom, and Special Events in the Rhinehart Music Center. 
  • Phone: 260-481-6612
  • E-mail: millerji@ipfw.edu
  • Office: Walb Student Union, Room G28

Tom Wilson

Technical Operations Supervisor for Special Events

  • Tom oversees all of the technical operations for the Auer Performance Hall in the Rhinehart Music Center and special events in the Walb Student Union and Student Services Complex.
  • Phone: 260-481-0284
  • E-mail: wilsont@ipfw.edu
  • Office: Rhinehart Music Center, Room 208

Latif Bichai

Audio Visual Equipment Setup Specialist

  • Latif provides audio, video and technology support in the International and Walb Union Ballrooms as well as the many Special Events venues on campus. 
  • Phone: 260-481-5730
  • E-mail: bichail@ipfw.edu
  • Office: Walb Union, room G28

Reuben Albaugh

Box Office Supervisor

  • Reuben manages all Box Office needs for Gates, Athletics Center, Rhinehart Music Center, Williams Theatre, and the Studio Theatre in Kettler Hall.  As well as ticketed events, as needed, in Walb Student Union, Neff Hall, room 101, or any outdoor areas. Reuben also manages the departmental website.
  • Phone: 260-481-0210
  • E-mail: albaughr@ipfw.edu
  • Office: Gates Athletics Center, Room 126 A

Richard Till

Assistant Box Office Supervisor

  • As the assistant box office supervisor Rick covers the ticket window during the day and assists with the scheduling of the student staff. Rick also helps facilitates over see the student staff at Athletic Events.
  • Phone: 260-481-6555
  • E-mail: tillrp01@ipfw.edu
  • Office: Gates Athletics Center, Room 126

Liane Ambrose

Special Events Coordinator

  • Liane's area of expertise covers events in Classic Ballroom, Walb Union, room 126, as well as Walb Union Rooms 114 and 116.  Liane also handles events in the Science Mall.  Liane will assist you in planning the physical arrangements for your event and will create a set up diagram that is specific to your event.
  • Phone: 260-481-6269
  • E-mail: ambrosel@ipfw.edu
  • Office: Walb Student Union, Room 112

Leanne Bure

Special Events Coordinator

  • Leanne concentrates on events in and around the International Ballroom and Walb Student Union 222, 224, and 226.  Leanne also coordinates outdoor events in McKay Farm, Carrington Field, the 3 Rivers Festival Kids Fest in Festival Lawn, and Soccer Fest at Hefner Fields.  Leanne coordinates the set up and removal of tents, stages and other items in conjunction with Physical Plant.
  • Phone: 260-481-6206
  • E-mailhandl@ipfw.edu
  • Office: Walb Student Union, Room G28

Susan Huller

Special Events Coordinator

  • Blix coordinates events at the Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse IPFW Alumni Center and Alumni Park. On the main campus she also coordinates events in the Neff Hall, room 101, Liberal Arts Building, rooms 35A and 159, Science Building, room 168. Blix will be able to help you to design the best layout for your event at any of these venues and help facilitate the setup of the tables and chairs. 
  • Phone: 260-481-6613
  • E-mail: hullersl@ipfw.edu 
  • Office: Alumni Center

Ashley Malone

Special Events Coordinator

  • Ashley focuses on events in the new Field House as well as in Walb Student Union, room G 08, G21, and G21A.  Other venues include the North Campus Lawn, the Visual Arts Ampitheatre, and outdoor spaces around Kettler Hall.  Ashley will coordinate details of your events including setup, technical needs, and coordinate with Physical Plant. 
  • Phone: 260-481-0323
  • E-mail: malonea@ipfw.edu
  • Office: Gates Sports Center, Room 201

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