Renae began at UNL in 1996 as Staff Secretary II in the Gallup Research Center and the Judaic Studies Center in the College of Arts & Sciences. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, she became the Administrative Coordinator for the Survey Research and Methodology (SRAM) program. She received her Master of Public Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2009. The SRAM program moved to the College of Business in 2016. She has been working in the Department of Marketing since the summer of 2018 where she supports the operations of the Center for Sales Excellence. Renae is also the Executive Coordinator for the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), housed in the Department of Political Science. In that position she manages the daily operations of the organization, plans conferences and seminars, and manages the technology and social media.