’68 ’76 Margaret Hennen, St. Paul, earned the Pat Jackson Distinguished Service to PRSA Award from the Public Relations Society of America.
’78 Donald Setter, Moorhead, retired from D.S. Beverages, Inc. in December where he worked for over 50 years.
’80 Carol (Maus) Payne, Clear Lake, earned the 2021 Sunny Andrews Award for Outstanding Commitment to Social Work Regulatory Board Service from the Association of Social Work Boards.
’82 Robert Bissen, Annandale, Virginia, joined the National Head Start Association as director of government affairs.
’89 Bruce Middendorf, Centerville, was promoted to senior director of global support operations at Infor.
’93 George Miller, Sebring, Florida, earned an ADESE Fellowship, a year-long program for church leaders who are doing social-justice based work.
’94 Amy (Franzen) Solum, Monticello, is an accountant for the Central Minnesota Workforce Center in Monticello.
’95 ’97 Holly Hassel, Wausau, Wisconsin, is a new member of The Forum’s Readers Board.
’97 Holly (Dissell) Christenson and Matthew Christenson, Shoreview, 8/7/2021.
’97 ’99 Lisa (Quednow) Quednow-Bickler, Rochester, was approved by the NFHS National Council for a four-year term on their Board of Directors.
’98 Michael Bauer, Elk River, has been appointed the director of Parks and Recreation for Rogers.
’05 Brian Bergstrom, Brookings, South Dakota, is head football coach for Winona State University.
’08 Jennifer (Schutts) Lindahl and Mike Lindahl, Hudson, Wisconsin, daughter, Vayda, 2/18/2020.
’09 Desiree Lee, New York, New York, is chief technology officer (CTO) for data with Armis.
’11 Monaie Hebert, St. Paul, is a detention facilities inspector with the Department of Corrections.
’11 Bryan Morben, Minneapolis, has joined Fredrikson & Byron’s Minneapolis office and is a member of the Employment & Labor, Non-Competes and Litigation Groups.
’12 Chad Johnson, Becker, is executive director of Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity.
’14 Bobbi Boomgarden, Loveland, Colorado, joined the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority.
’14 Ian Hendrickson, Buffalo, joined the Milaca School District as an elementary music teacher.
’15 Keri (Steinmetz) Hamel, Minneapolis, joined the Xerxes Global Team as their corporate events and meetings manager.
’16 Julia Clifford, Ham Lake, joined Bucknell’s Women’s Soccer program as an assistant coach.
’17 Desiree (Leigh) Clark, St. Cloud, is the civil rights, Title IX, affirmative action and compliance officer for the Minnesota State System Office.
’17 ’19 Paige (Ross) Mallinger and Matthew Mallinger, Minneapolis, son, Wells, 11/8/2020.
’17 Kristopher (Hawkins) Oliveira and Alfredo Oliveira, New York, New York, 9/28/2015. Kristopher leads the Gender + Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) at Princeton University as assistant dean for Diversity and Inclusion and GSRC director.
’19 Laurie Putnam, St. Cloud, was chosen as the superintendent for the St. Cloud Area School District and is the first woman to lead District 742.
’19 Joseph Donley and Jacquelyn (Dodd) Donley, Greensboro, North Carolina, 12/18/2021.
’19 Spencer Schacht, Luverne, joined KOB 4 as a reporter.
’19 Kathleen (Emmer) Storm, Delano, is a host and reporter for Bally Sports North.
’20 Kirsten Krull, Rochester, joins The Rink Live, covering prospects and junior hockey.
’20 Carina Schneider, Zimmerman, joined the Milaca School District teaching middle school band.
’21 Dominick Olivanti, Virginia, stepped into the role of director of Vocational Services with Range Center where he serves the mentally and physically vulnerable adult population.
’21 Sangeeta Pradhan Joshi, Sunakothi, Lalitpur, was appointed head of the Research & Innovation Unit at Advanced College of Engineering and Management.
Kari Pryor, Reno, Nevada, is vice principal at Fremont Elementary School.