Haslem Named MAP Director

Haslem Named MAP Director

Las Vegas, Nevada / July 7, 2006 -- The Nevada System of Higher Education has named Sandy Haslem director of the Management Assistance Partnership (MAP). Haslem, who has been with MAP since 2000, and recently held the position of operations manager, assumed her new position on July 1. She is replacing David Dwulit who has retired.

MAP is the industrial extension program of the Nevada System of Higher Education and its partners. Its primary purpose is to work directly with Nevada companies to strengthen their global competitiveness by providing information, decision support and implementation assistance in adopting new, more advanced technologies, techniques, and best business practices.MAP currently has 16 employees in four locations across Nevada. The agency’s field engineers have worked with such notable Nevada companies as YESCO, Chef Rubber, Custom Stamping, and Springs Windows.

Prior to joining MAP, Haslem served as president of Resource Connection Engineering, LTD where she provided consulting engineering services to mining firms. In 2000, she was the technical editor for The Orbit, a publication distributed by Bently Nevada. From 1995-2000, Haslem held the position of chief mill metallurgical engineer for Barrick Goldstrike Mine in Elko, Nevada.

Haslem earned a B.S. in chemical engineering and an M.S. in metallurgical engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno. She is a registered professional engineer and serves as the chairman of the National Professional Engineering Exam Committee.

About NSHE
The Nevada System of Higher Education, comprised of two doctoral-granting universities, a state college, four comprehensive community colleges and one environmental research institute, serves the educational and job training needs of the nation’s fastest growing state. The NSHE provides educational opportunities to more than 105,000 students and is governed by the Nevada Board of Regents.

Nevada System of Higher Education
John Kuhlman
Manager of Public Information
e-mail: john_kuhlman@nshe.nevada.edu
phone: (702) 889-8426