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 In The Loop Issue #7 Extended Articles

 


February 1, 2013

 

A Few Moments with PSA Staff Member…

Ann Miksch

What do you do at PSA?
I log affidavits and handle CERs in office, and do projects for Jimmie.

How long have you worked at PSA?
5 years

How did you become involved with PSA?
I met Jimmie through the board of a local skating club, and PSA had a job opening he thought I could do.

Do you have any skating/coaching experience?
Nope! But I’m a skater mom/hockey mom and was a team manager for my daughter’s synchro team for several seasons.

Do/did you play any sports?
Well…. I was on a volleyball team and I ran track. I wasn’t any good but I enjoyed the team aspect. I was a band geek through college.

What do you enjoy doing while not at work?
Reading, being with my family, watching my kids’ sporting events, eating out.

Where are you from?
Davenport, Iowa. GO HAWKS!

Where is your favorite place to go?
Disney World or Iowa City

What is your favorite dessert?
My family has a saying. If given the choice between desserts my late brother-in-law always said “Yes,” meaning he’d take some of each. I can’t choose just one dessert.

What is your favorite thing to watch? (sport/type of movie/tv show/etc)
I’ll watch romantic comedies, or shows like Mythbusters or Chopped. I watch football-College (GO HAWKS) or NFL football (former Hawks). I like to watch hockey live.

What is your favorite form of entertainment?
Anything funny or most types of music

What is your favorite sound?
A babbling brook. We have a covered porch with a rock fountain. I just sit there and read  and it’s my happy place.

If your house was on fire and you could only grab three things, what would they be?
Tim, Emily, and Tom. Anything else is just stuff.

If you could be given any gift, what would it be?
The ability to heal people/cure Parkinson’s disease and cancer.

If you could have any animal as a pet, what would it be?
This week it would be a giraffe.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could choose people of 5 professions to come with you, who would you choose?

1. A botanist to tell me what is safe to eat
2. An entomologist to tell me which bugs are poisonous
3. A carpenter to build a boat to get off the island, or a hut if I have to stay
4. A doctor
5. A chef because I don’t like to cook and I’m terrible at making up new recipes

Who was your favorite celebrity growing up?
I can’t remember. I loved the original Saturday Night Live cast. That dates me, doesn’t it?

What is something you do that other people find weird?
When I finish Jimmie’s sentences or I quote from movies.

What were you working on before doing this?
I was a stay at home mom for 12 years. Before that I was a preschool teacher and director of a child care center.


Lee Green

What do you do at PSA?
I am the Graphic Designer/Web Developer, and I help members trouble shot web related issues to name a few..

How long have you worked at PSA?
Nearly 10 years.

How did you become involved with PSA?
Carole Shulman hired me! I have no skating background at all! But I’m very creative in design.

Do you have any skating/coaching experience?
Coached basketball a few times but nothing serious!!

Do/did you play any sports?
I played basketball in high school and division II college level.

What do you enjoy doing while not at work?
Basketball, golf, paintball, home improvements, movies, entertaining friends, and spending time with my wife and kids!

Where are you from?
I was born in Pittsburg, CA, then moved to Omaha, NE for several years. I also lived in Cedar Rapids, IA for my high school years.

Where is your favorite place to go?
New York!!!

What is your favorite dessert?
 Lemon Supreme Pie

What is your favorite thing to watch? (sport/type of movie/tv show/etc)
Love watching College Basketball; also love a good action flick!!!

What is your favorite form of entertainment?
Playing sports and watching movies.

What is your favorite sound?
Sound of fire crackling!

If your house was on fire and you could only grab three things, what would they be?
My wife and two daughters!!!

If you could be given any gift, what would it be?
The gift of healing!! I would heal the world of cancer, aids, alcoholism, and drug use. These things have taken too many people from my life!!

If you could have any animal as a pet, what would it be?
A jaguar

If you were stranded on a desert island and could choose people of 5 professions to come with you, who would you choose?
A navy seal, a desert land survivor, a water expert, a model (my wife), and a hunter.

Who was your favorite celebrity growing up?
Bruce Lee and Michael Jordan

What is something you do that other people find weird?
Love to watch HGTV remodels

What were you working on before doing this?
Nothing! My computer crashed!

 

 




 



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