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Employees Recognized for Years of Service

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MAY 12, 2006--Faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls were recognized for their years of service to the state of Wisconsin at the All-Campus Service and Retirement Reception May 8.

In recognition for milestone years, Chancellor Don Betz presented each employee with a service award certificate.

"A clear demonstration of UW-River Falls' attraction is that good people come here and stay," said Betz. "These honorees have served up to 40 years and have directly contributed to the spirit of community that is a characteristic of this university. We honor them for their loyalty and their appreciated work."

Given a special recognition for 40 years of service were English Professor Ron Neuhaus and Music Professor Lillian Tan (River Falls). Physics Professor Marilyn Campbell (River Falls) was recognized for 35 years of service.

Those recognized for 30 years of service include Clarke Garry (River Falls), William Girnau III (Prescott), Mary Halada (River Falls), Jean Hector-Faley (River Falls), Gerald Hildebrandt (River Falls), Cecil Holerud (River Falls), Nanette Jordahl (Wilson), Richard Kathan (Hudson), Norbert Meyer (River Falls), Alan Murray (Hudson), Kenneth Olson (River Falls), Glenn Potts (River Falls), Sherry Reis (River Falls), James Thies (Hudson), Margaret Thorne (Spring Valley), Terry Willson (New Richmond).

Serving 25 years includes Anthony Jilek (River Falls), Amy Johnson (River Falls), Ruth Kalms (River Falls), Gretchen Link (Roberts), Stephen List (Hudson), James Murphy (River Falls), Carl Popelka (River Falls), Thomas Russo (River Falls), Kenneth Smith (New Richmond), Dean Speetzen (Prescott), Donavan Taylor (River Falls), Thomas Yelk (River Falls), Karla Zhe (River Falls), and Lauralee Zlogar (River Falls).

Those receiving recognition for 20 years include: Jennifer Berna (Iola), Earl Blodgett (Boyceville), Richard Bowen (River Falls), Dale Braun (River Falls), Jacqueline Brux (River Falls), Kelly Cain (River Falls), Colleen Callahan (Hudson), Marilyn Duerst (New Richmond), Tracey Gladstone-Sovell (St. Paul), Margarita Hendrickson (River Falls), Kurt Leichtle (River Falls), Edward Robins (River Falls), Alan Tuchtenhagen (River Falls), Rita Zawislak-Brandt (Prescott).

Attaining 15 years of service were: Davida Alperin (St. Paul), Richard Cernohous (River Falls), Keith Chavey (River Falls), Kathleen Drecktrah (River Falls), Jeffrey Gartner (Zumbrota), Lisa Isenberg (St. Paul), Ronald Lundgren (River Falls), Barbara Nielsen (River Falls), David Rustad (River Falls), Jonathan Smits (River Falls), Kathleen Sumter (Prescott), Kathy Tomlinson (River Falls), Susan Voelker (River Falls), Ruth Ann Wood (River Falls).

Marking 10 years of service are: Debra Allyn (River Falls), Gary Carsten (Spring Valley), Thomas Engesether (Roberts), Julianne Johnson (Menonomie), Debra Martin (River Falls), Stephen Olsen (St. Paul), Mary Prindiville (Hudson), Robert Ritzer (Stillwater), Andris Straumanis (New Brighton, Minn.), Melissa Wilson (Hudson), Jason Winget (Hammond), Susan Zimmer (River Falls).

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