Get to Know

Get to Know Chelsy Polite

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Chelsy Polite began working as a Client Service Representative for the South Clinic on January 2nd, 2020.

Describe your role at the college:
My role is a Client Services Representative at the South Clinic. Answering all the phone calls and scheduling all the appointments.

Have you held any previous titles or responsibilities at the college?
This is my first job at the University of Illinois.

What is your favorite part of your job?
My favorite part of my job is seeing all the different animals that come in through Zoo Med, Primary Care, and the Wildlife Clinic.

Complete this sentence: My most memorable day at work was….
My most memorable day at work so far is moving from the small animal clinic to the new South Clinic. It is two different worlds!

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? What is something your co-workers may be surprised to know about you?
I have three children, so I do not have much free time! My kids play a lot of sports (volleyball, soccer, softball, basketball) so we are always at a game or at practice. When I do have free time, I enjoy spending it with friends and family.

Do you have a favorite restaurant or place in the Champaign/Urbana area?
Dos Reales. I love Mexican food!