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Hill City, S.D., published
the e-book novel
Souls
Stick Around: A Tale of the
Black Hills and Maurice
Gibb
in 2012.
Peter Reynen
’86 B.S.,
’94 M.D., Burlington,
Iowa, began practice as a
family medicine physician
with Burlington Area
Family Practice Center.
Suzanne (Christensen)
Ross
’86 B.F.A., Duluth,
Minn., was promoted to
executive vice president
of human resources with
Maurices in Duluth,
where she has worked
since 1990.
Richard Schneider
’89
B.S.Ed., Sioux Falls, S.D.,
was appointed as
principal of Blue Earth
Area High School in
Blue Earth, Minn.
Paul Swanson
’84 B.S.,
’87 M.P.Ad., Roseburg,
Ore., was selected as
the city manager of
Medford, Ore.
Col. Ines (Bald Eagle)
White
’88 B.A.,
Woodbridge, Va.,
assumed duties as chief
of staff for the Military
Surface Deployment and
Distribution Command
Headquarters at Scott Air
Force Base in Illinois.
Juline (Hoferman) Albert
’94 M.A., Sioux City,
Iowa, was named vice
president of instruction
and student services
at Western Iowa Tech
Community College in
Sioux City.
Heather Andrews
’92
B.A., Silver Spring, Md.,
was recognized at the
40th annual Rapid City
Sports Hall of Fame and
Recognition Banquet.
Tawnya (Rooney)
Beermann
’94 B.S., ’97
M.A., Hubbard, Neb., was
named associate dean of
students at Western Iowa
Tech Community College
in Sioux City, Iowa.
Pamela (Bourk) Bollweg
’94 J.D., Sioux Falls, S.D.,
has become a partner with
the Johnson, Heidepriem
& Abdallah law firm.
Robert Brockevelt
’99
M.P.A., Vermillion,
S.D., was appointed
as a member of the
physical therapy advisory
committee for the
South Dakota Board of
Medical and Osteopathic
Examiners. He works
as rehabilitation
services manager at
Sanford Vermillion.
Heather (Brosz) White
’92 B.A., Raleigh, N.C.,
leads the North Carolina
Alliance of Boys & Girls
Clubs, which was awarded
the inaugural State
Alliance of the Year award
by Boys & Girls Clubs of
America in May 2012.
Sandra (Mahrt) Broz
’96
Ed.D., Grand Island,
Neb., opened a new
psychotherapy office in
Grand Island.
Kevin Conner
’93 J.D.,
Mount Vernon,
Wash., joined the
law firm of Graham
Lundberg Peschel.
Lisa (Suverkrubbe)
Coston
’95 B.S.B.A.,
Bakersfield, Calif., was
elected president of the
Bakersfield Chapter of
the California Society
of Certified Public
Accountants for 2012–13.
Jason Dilges
’94 B.S.B.A.,
’95 M.B.A., Pierre,
S.D., has assumed the
presidency of the National
Association of State
Budget Officers. He is
chief financial officer for
South Dakota.
Stuart Engen
’90 M.A.,
Moorhead, Minn., was
named athletic director
and head coach of
men’s basketball at
North Dakota State
College of Science.
Robert Enger
’93 J.D.,
Bemidji, Minn., was
elected as president of the
Minnesota State
Bar Association.
Scott Folkers
’93 J.D.,
Garner, Iowa, was elected
as vice president, general
counsel and secretary for
Winnebago Industries in
Forest City, Iowa.
Scott Fossum
’97 M.A.,
Mitchell, S.D., was
presented with the Carl
Perkins Outstanding
Service Award by the
South Dakota Association
of Teachers of Family
and Consumer Sciences.
He is dean of enrollment
and postsecondary career
coordinator at Mitchell
Technical Institute.
Betsey Harris
’93 J.D.,
Rapid City, S.D., opened
her own law practice in
Rapid City.
Christine Jacobs
’94
B.S.F.A., Chicago, Ill.,
was named director of
North America marketing
demand programs at IBM.
Charles Jespersen
’97
B.S., Sioux City, Iowa,
was appointed as
Floyd Valley Hospital
Foundation manager.
Kelli Kast
’96 J.D.,
Evergreen, Colo.,
was appointed as vice
president, general counsel,
chief administrative officer
and corporate secretary
of Rare Element
Resources, Ltd.
Patrick Knecht
’93
B.S.B.A., ’96 J.D.,
Sioux Falls, S.D., has
joined Boyce, Greenfield,
Pashby & Welk LLP
as an associate.
Jonah Knight
’98
B.S.F.A., Frederick, Md.,
will be the musical guest
of honor at the inaugural
Pine Hill Steampunk
Festival in 2013. He
was contracted by
Mercury Retrograde to
write songs based on their
novels and is working on
his sixth album, “Another
Creepy Christmas.”
Wade Mathison
’95
B.S.B.A., Sergeant Bluff,
Iowa, joined Kingsley
State Bank as a
loan officer.
Bret Mettler
’96 B.S.,
’00 M.D., was hired as
a pediatric cardiac
surgeon at Sanford
Children’s Hospital in
Sioux Falls, S.D.
Jeffrey Meyer
’99
B.S.B.A., Rapid City,
S.D., joined the Cheyenne
River Youth Project board
of directors.
Derek Miles
’96 B.S., ’98
M.A., Tea, S.D., competed
as a pole vaulter in 2012
Summer Olympics
in London.
Bruce Miller
’94 J.D.,
Pensacola, Fla., was elected
as public defender of the
First Judicial Circuit
in Florida.
Leslie Neuhaus
’94 J.D.
Grand Island, Neb., joined
Neuhaus Law Office in
Grand Island as a partner.
Amy Poland
’99 M.P.A.,
has joined the faculty
of St. Joseph’s College
in Patchogue, N.Y. as
an assistant professor of
criminal justice.
Mark Salter
’93 J.D.,
was appointed as a circuit
judge in Minnehaha
and Lincoln counties in
South Dakota.
Joel Sylvester
’97
B.S.B.A., Sioux Falls,
S.D., has joined Lawrence
& Schiller TeleServices
as a member of its
business development
and sales team.
Paul Winckler
’98 B.S.
Rapid City, S.D., was
ordained and installed
as assistant pastor of
Zion Lutheran Church in
Rapid City.
Nicole Anderson
’07 J.D.,
joined the law firm of
Elizabeth A. Rosenbaum,
PC, in Sioux City, Iowa, as
an associate.
Thomas Anderson
’09
B.B.A., Winfield, Kan.,
earned the Young
Professional’s Rising
Star Award for the
second quarter of 2012.
He is the administrator
of Good Samaritan
Society-Winfield.
David Bartholomew
’06
M.D., Galesburg, Mich.,
joined Bronson Medical
Group-Battle Creek
General Surgery
as a general surgeon.
Judith Berry
’07 M.F.A.,
Prescott Valley, Ariz.,
was honored for
professional achievement
at the 83th anniversary
of San Bernardino
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