UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Employees Honored for Years of Service to UW-River Falls

May 6, 2011—On April 28, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls recognized its employees for their years of dedicated service to the State of Wisconsin and honored those retiring.

Retiring from the university are: Linda Alvarez, River Falls; Marilyn Campbell, River Falls; William Campbell, River Falls; Daniel Cernohous, River Falls; Brian Copp, River Falls; Julia Deiss, River Falls; Thomas Ducklow, River Falls; Beverly Eloranta, River Falls; Larry Harred, River Falls; Monika Johansson, River Falls; Peter Johansson, River Falls; Richard Kathan, Hudson; Manville Kenney, River Falls; Debra Koehler, River Falls; Greg Koehler, River Falls; Patsy Lofgren, Spring Valley; Mary Manke, St. Paul, Minn.; Virgil Monroe, River Falls; James Mulvey, River Falls; Jerome Nechville, River Falls; Jerry Nelson, River Falls; Marlys Nelson, River Falls; Ronald Neuhaus, River Fals; Frederic Pierce, Baldwin; Mary Prindiville, Hudson; Linda Stary, Hudson; Paul Stratton, River Falls; Meg Swanson, Minneapolis; and Patrice Wernlund, Hudson.

Neuhaus was also recognized for 45 years of service to UWRF. Kathan was recognized for 35 years of service.

Those also recognized for 35 years of service include: Cecil Holerud, River Falls; Nanette Jordahl, Wilson; Alan Murray, River Falls; Glenn Potts, River Falls; Sherry Reis, River Falls; and Jim Thies, Hudson.

Recognized for 30 years of service are: Amy Johnson, New Richmond; Gretchen Link, Roberts; Stephen List, Hudson; Carl Popelka, River Falls; Dean Speetzen, Prescott; Donovan Taylor, River Falls; Thomas Yelk, River Falls; Karla Zhe, River Falls; and Lauralee Zlogar, River Falls.

Those honored for 25 years of service include: Earl Blodgett, Boyceville; Dale Braun, River Falls; Jacqueline Brux, River Falls; Kelly Cain, River Falls; Kurt Leichtle, River Falls; and Alan Tuchtenhagen, River Falls.

Reaching their 20 years of service milestone are: Davida Alperin, St. Paul, Minn.; Richard Cernohous, River Falls; Keith Chavey, River Falls; Kathleen Drecktrah, River Falls; Jeffrey Fartner, Cannon Falls, Minn.; Lisa Isenberg, Hudson; Ronald Lundgren, River Falls; Barbara Nielsen, River Falls; David Rustad, River Falls; Jonathan Smits, River Falls; Kathleen Sumter, River Falls; Kathy Tomlinson, River Falls; and Susan Voelker, River Falls.

Recognized for 15 years of service are: Debra Allyn, River Falls; Gary Cartsen, Spring Valley; Thomas Engesether, Roberts; Debra Martin, River Falls; Stephen Olsen, St. Paul, Minn.; Jason Winget, Hammond; and Susan Zimmer, River Falls.

Those honored for reaching their 10 years of service milestone include: Alicia Acken Cosgrove, Spring Valley; Patrick Baillargeon, River Falls; Thomas Barnett, Baldwin; Kristine Butler, St. Paul, Minn.; Sally Fields, Roberts; Matthew Fitzgerald, River Falls; James Graham, River Falls; Doris Holter, River Falls; Jean Jantz, River Falls; Lurene Johnson, Spring Valley; James Larson, River Falls, River Falls; Timothy Lyden, Spring Valley; Jason Machtemes, River Falls; Daniel Marchand, Hudson; Daniel Peterson, River Falls; Dan Semi, River Falls; Sara Solland, New Richmond; Glenn Spiczak, River Falls; Keven Syverson, River Falls; Cindy Townsend, Hudson; Amber Tubre, River Falls; Travis Tubre, River Falls; Dan Vande Yacht, River Falls; Gay Ward, River Falls; Susan Watters, River Falls; Michael Woolsey, River Falls; Zhiguo Yang, River Falls; and Kathy Young, River Falls.

“As a campus community, it is important to thank our faculty and staff for the impact they have had on our university.  It is a special honor to recognize those who are retiring and to encourage them to maintain a strong connection to UWRF,” says Chancellor Dean Van Galen.

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