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Category: Class notes 1980s

  • Richard Dusek, BS ’88 agricultural economics, was named executive vice president for the country operations division of CHS Inc. He has worked at the farmer-owned cooperative for nearly three decades. He previously was vice president for grain marketing, where he oversaw North American commodity trading, logistics and transportation and risk management.
  • James W. Nelson, BArch ’87 architecture, joined Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity as executive director. He previously was director of vendor relations at CoreLink Administrative Solutions in Fargo and part of Microsoft’s global real estate and facilities team.
  • Todd Branden, BS ’84 philosophy/humanities, was promoted to brigadier general in the North Dakota Air National Guard. He has served in multiple leadership roles at the 119th Wing, including Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, Mission Support Group deputy commander and Mission Support Group commander.
  • Jonathan Crump, BArch ’84 architecture, was promoted to design director at Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm with headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, and more than 50 locations nationwide. He previously was senior associate at the firm. He received the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the American Institute of Architects Eastern Oklahoma chapter for his involvement in the chapter’s Architects Registration Exam Study Program. He is a licensed architect in Minnesota and Oklahoma.
  • Daniel Dunn, BS ’88 political science, was recognized by the Great Plains Super Lawyers list for 2017 in the area of plaintiff’s personal injury work. He is an attorney with the Maring Williams Law Office. 
  • Laurie Schlenker, BS ’86 English education, MS ’87, counseling and guidance, was inducted into the Fargo South Hall of Fame. She was a counselor at the high school and also a teacher and guidance counselor at Fargo Shanley High School.
  • Don Krenelka, BS ’83 earth science, joined Sandman Structural Engineers as a Revit technician. He has 27 years of structural CAD experience, with nine years of Revit.
  • Dennis Vonasek, BS ’88 environmental design, BArch ’88, architecture, has transferred to the Washington, D.C., office of HGA Architects and Engineers as vice president and healthcare practice group leader. He will direct strategic business development and client relations for the office’s Healthcare Practice Group serving the mid-Atlantic region. He has been with HGA for15 years, and was most recently the healthcare practice group leader in the firm’s Minneapolis office.
  • Joseph E. Zawierucha, BS ’81 agronomy, is co-owner of Rush River Orchard and Bakery in El Paso Township of Wisconsin. The orchard features apples, grapes, plums, tart cherries, blueberries and a pumpkin patch.
  • Bradley Brummond, BS ’82 agricultural education, agricultural Extension, was named to the State and Regional Halls of Fame for his lifelong service to the Extension Service. He is the agriculture and natural resources agent in Walsh County.

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