BSU recognizes 71 employees with length of service awards

BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 29, 2010) — Bemidji State University recognized 71 employees with a combined 975 years of service to the University during its third annual Length of Service Awards ceremony, held Thursday, April 29, in the Beaux Arts Ballroom on campus.

• 35 years (three employees)
Donald Bradel, criminal justice; Philip Dahl, TRIO/Student Support Services; Terri Davis, human resources.

• 30 years (five employees)
Steven Konecne, music; Bill Lanners, physical plant; Roxanne Lofthus, Bangsberg Hall; Tammy Mayer, BSU Foundation; LaMae Ritchie, International Program Center.

• 25 years (eight employees)
Barbara Hanus, technological studies; Rod Henry, business administration; James McCracken, career and technical education & technological studies; Gerald Morine, chemistry; Kerry Openshaw, biology; Wayne Robins, physical plant; Sandra Steffen, purchasing; Randy Tisdell, physical plant.

• 20 years (eight employees)
Dwight Fultz, psychology; George Gardner, accounting; Keith Hole, physical plant; Craig Hougen, athletics; Lois Jenkins, health and counseling services; Debra Krueger, Hagg-Sauer Hall; Lesa Lawrence; financial aid; Steven Sundahl, visual arts.

• 15 years (13 employees)
William Brauer, technological studies; Cheryl Byers, social work; Patrice Conely, library; William Crews, athletics; Joann Gardner, business services; Marjorie Giauque, career services; Patrick Guilfoile, associate vice president for academic affairs; Tim Kroeger, environmental, Earth and space studies; Susan Nelson, music;  Donna Palivec, physical education, health and sport; Linda Rasmussen, BSU Foundation; Kimberly Schulz, health and counseling services; Randall Westhoff, mathematics and computer science.

• 10 years (19 employees)
Thomas Beech, political science; Duane Biehn, campus recreation; Debra Cornell, server manager; Dana Danielson, inventory; Craig DuMarce, technical support; Elizabeth Dunn, interim dean, College of Arts & Sciences; Michelle Frenzel, records & registration; Bertrum Gilling, athletics; Colleen Greer, sociology; Susan Grimm, records & registration; Judy Olson, professional education; Michelle Ladig, technical support/computer store; Janelle Lundeen, financial aid; Debra Peterson, sociology; Tammy Rogers, accounts receivable; Robyn Schulke, library; Susan Strong, physical plant; Jennifer Swanson, music; Gwen Verchota, nursing.

• Five years (15 employees)
Julie Adams, instructional designer; Chad Blake, physical plant; Tammy Bobrowsky, acquisitions & serials librarian; Marie Bock, procurement & logistics agent; Dax Day, physical plant; Justin Enfield, physical plant; Brad Folkestad, athletic media relations; Troy Gilbertson, criminal justice; Russell Hemstock, technology security manager; Ted Henry, physical plant; Ryan Hilmer, residential life; Bill Maki, vice president for finance and administration; Leonard Newell, physical plant; Miriam Rivera-Hokanson, languages and ethnic studies; William Wright, physical plant.