Class Notes General Announcements
Allen Jonas, Bluefield, Va., had an exhibition of his portraits in a group show in Roanoke.
Mary (Rasmussen) Jackson, Wayzata, Minn., is author of the book "Weaver of Song: The Birth of Silent Night" (Brio Publishing).
Paulette Callen, New York, a communications specialist for Willis of New York, published her second novel, "Command of Silence" (Spinsters Ink).
Dale Olson and Lowell ’76 and Nancy (Johnson) ’77 Einerson, all members of Calvary Lutheran, Alexandria, Minn., participated in a mission trip to Belize on the island of Ambergris, Central America.
Steven Gabriel, Colorado Springs, Colo., completed his second term as chairman of the board of directors of Kairos Prison Ministry International.
Mark Sivertson, Sioux Falls, S.D., is senior vice president of trust services and wealth management at Great Western Bank.
Lynette (Amborn) Haaga, Galveston, Texas, was elected for the second year as president of the East End Historical District Association. Dwight Hintermeister, Dalton, Minn., was elected to the Park Region Telephone Co. board of directors; he is assistant vice president and branch manager of Farmers State Bank of Underwood.
Keith Fuglie, Falls Church, Va., is branch chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.
Tim Farmen, Sisseton, S.D., is a juvenile corrections agent for the South Dakota Department of Corrections.
Stuart Alger, St. Paul, Minn., was elected a shareholder of Leonard, Street and Deinard, Minneapolis. Jody (Liupakka) Eichhorst, Shell Lake, Wis., earned a Master of Science degree in education from Walden U, Baltimore.
Paul Hanson, Bemidji, Minn., is president and CEO of North Country Health Services. Carolyn Kramer, Moorhead, is vice president and mortgage lender for Union State Bank, Fargo, N.D.
Val Rae (Jorgenson) Boe, Plymouth, Minn., had a book published, "Animal Related Guidance: Teaching Social Skills Using Pets or Puppets" (YouthLight Inc.); she is assistant principal for Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District, White Bear Lake.
Stuart Iseminger, Chicago, is director of programs and operations at Lakeview Pantry. Jennifer Severud, Kanab, Utah, is a certified pet dog trainer for Best Friends Animal Society.
Dawn (Klein) Hummel, West Fargo, N.D., was promoted to senior executive of resident care at Bethany Retirement Living in Fargo. Amber (Rulon) Myers, Charlottesville, Va., is a physical therapist for Physical Therapy at ACAC.
Pamela (Vinje) Capes, Sterling, Ill., is the principal at Christ Lutheran School.
Scott Bensink Lewis, Salem, Ore., is co-pastoring the church planters ministry for the Evangelical Covenant Church. Matthias Gerstlauer, Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg, is managing director of Gerstlauer Consulting.
Kristin Henrikson, Washington, D.C., is a partner in the law firm Delaney McKinney, LLP, Chevy Chase, Md.
Heidi Fransila, Washington, D.C., is defense counselor for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. Matthew Leiseth, Moorhead, is president of Hornbacher’s in Moorhead and Fargo, N.D.
Naomi (Flick) Mogard, Plymouth, Minn., is director of campus operations for Rasmussen College, Brooklyn Park. Jennifer Schroeder-Dahl, St. Cloud, Minn., earned a Master of Science degree in instructional design and training from St. Cloud State U.
Shane Baker, Rochester, Minn., is adjunct faculty in American Government and Politics at Crossroads College. Julie (Grossheider) Schmidt, Pasco, Wash., earned a Master of Social Work degree from Eastern Washington U, Cheney.
Craig Charlton, Helena, Mont., is an attorney with Hinshaw Law Firm. Elizabeth (Vantine) Martin, Allen, Texas, earned a master’s degree in educational administration from Lamar U, Beaumont; she is assistant principal for Allen Independent School District.
Erik Bentley, Lakeville, Minn., earned a Master of Arts degree in police leadership from the U of St. Thomas, St. Paul. Katie O’Brien Paradis, Richfield, Minn., is a board-certified physician at Hennepin Faculty Associates Internal Medicine Clinics, Minneapolis.
Shauna McGillivray, Fort Worth, Texas, is an assistant professor of biology at Texas Christian U.
Heidi (Bale) Larson, Afton, Wyo., earned a master’s degree in education from Montana State U Billings. Nels Paulson, Phoenix, earned a doctorate in sociology from Arizona State U, Tempe; he is an assistant professor of sociology at U of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie. Thomas Rosengren, Belgrade, Minn., is a children’s book author with Creative House International Press in Austin, Texas.
Andrea Hansen, Pueblo, Colo., earned a master’s degree in counseling from Adams State College, Alamosa.
Leah (Lysen) Pfeifer, New London, Minn., earned a Master of Education degree in teaching and learning from St. Catherine U, St. Paul.
Joonhyung Cho, Baton Rouge, La., intellectual property associate at LSU AgCenter, is chair-elect of the American Chemical Society’s Baton Rouge section; following a one-year term, he will serve as chair of the section beginning in January 2011. Jenei Estrada completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Karen (Miller) Nelson, West Fargo, N.D., is marketing coordinator at Eide Bailly Technology Consulting, Fargo.
Obadiah Ballinger, Lauderdale, Minn., was ordained to the ministry of word and sacrament by the Minnesota Conference of the United Church of Christ, Minneapolis; his first call is pastor of Community United Church of Christ, St. Paul Park. Lynn Lundebrek, De Forest, Wis., is assistant director of resource development for the United Way of Dane County. Jessica McGraw, Zimmerman, Minn., earned a Master of Science degree in special education from St. Cloud State U. Heather (Johnson) Petricig, Marshfield, Wis., earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the U of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis; she is a dentist at Marshfield Clinic, Neillsville. Kate (Isaacson) Syverson, Hawley, Minn., earned a Master of Social Work degree from the U of Minnesota.
Kristina Hein, Fargo, N.D., is community impact and public relations director for the United Way of Cass-Clay. Amy Urberg, Duluth, Minn., is an associate attorney for Reyelts & Bateman, Ltd.
Miranda (Petersen) Schunk, Windom, Minn., is a clinical therapist at Southwestern Mental Health Center.
Joel Barduson, Lynnwood, Wash., is a procurement agent for Boeing, Everett. Linette Lundeen, Oklee, Minn., is a head start teacher for Inter County Community Council Head Start. Lago Riaka, Canton, S.D., earned a Master of Arts degree in international peace and conflict resolution from Arcadia U, Glenside, Pa.
Christina Jacobson, San Jose, Calif., is the children and youth ministries director for Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Saratoga. Megan Luebke, Montevideo, Minn., is marketing coordinator for the Women’s National Basketball Association’s Minnesota Lynx, Minneapolis.