Welcome to the #DragonFamily: Vanessa Bakke-Fabre

Meet Vanessa Bakke-Fabre, a new OAS Intermediate for the biosciences department. She helps the department run smoothly through scheduling, budgeting and many other administrative tasks.

Q: What drew you to MSUM? 
A: One part was the opportunity. I was an office manager for a dentist, and this brought a big change. The atmosphere was another part. Everyone is friendly and welcoming here.

Q: What are you most excited about in your new position? 
A: Learning all the rules and navigating how to do things. I’m excited because this is completely new for me.

Q: How do you prefer to start your workday?  
A: Get my three kids out the doors for school, pack my lunch, and head to work.

Q: What is a piece of advice you live by?  
A: Give it 110%.

Q: What is your favorite animal? 
A: Either a pug or a cat.

Welcome to the #DragonFamily, Vanessa! 

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