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Faculty Credentials

Sara Abrahamson, Dental Assisting
A.A.S. Minnesota West Community & Technical College
B.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato

Robert Arp,
Construction Electrician
A.A.S. Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Leslie Bauman,
Accounting
Diploma Minnesota West Community & Technical College
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. Bemidji State University

Philip Berg, Lamb and Wool Management
B.S. South Dakota State University
M.S. North Dakota State University

Brian Binnebose,
Electrical Linework
Diploma Wadena AVTI

Michael Boersma, Farm Business Management
B.S. South Dakota State University

Jason Bohl, Small Engine Repair
Diploma Iowa Lakes Community College
A.A.S. Iowa Lakes Community College

Ty Bowen, Mechatronics Technology
A.A. Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Aaron Brudelie, Farm Business Management
B.S. South Dakota State University

Tim Buysse, English
B.A. University of Minnesota
M.A. South Dakota State University

Michael Caskey,
Lamb & Wool Management
B.S. University of Minnesota

Stacy Christensen,
Practical Nursing (CNA)
B.S. South Dakota State University
BSN South Dakota State University

Michael Cumiskey, Law Enforcement
M.A. Business Management
B.A.  Sociology
A.A.  Alexandria Technical College

Jerry Deuschle, Construction Electrician
B.S. Southwest Minnesota State University

Mike Dierks,
Farm Business Management
B.S. South Dakota State University
M.B.A. Southwest Minnesota State University

Judy Drown,
Construction Electrician
A.A.S. Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Janice Eibensteiner,
Biology
B.S. Bowling Green State University
B.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato
M.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Danylle Espenson,
Cosmetology
Regency Beauty Academy

Shannon Fiene, Mathematics
B.S. Clemson University
M.S. North Carolina State University
Ph.D. North Carolina University

Erika Freking, Associate Degree Nursing
Diploma Minnesota West Community & Technical College
B.A. Southwest State University
M.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato

Peter Girard,
Diesel Fuel Injection Specialist
A.A.S. Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Leah Gossom, Art
B.A. Ohio State University
M.F.A. Ohio State University

Donna Hage,
Associate Degree Nursing
BSN Minnesota State University, Mankato
MSN Minnesota State University Moorhead

Tracy Hansen, Associate Degree Nursing
A.S. Minnesota West Community & Techical College
B.S.  South Dakota State University
MSN South Dakota State University

Rosalie Hayenga, Biology/Coaching
B.S. Minnesota State University Moorhead
M.S. St. Cloud State University

Justin Heckenlaible
, Computer Science
B.S. Dakota State University
M.S. University of South Dakota

Angela Hoffman, Administrative Assistant
B.S. Franklin University

Teresa Jansen, Surgical Technology
A.A.  University of South Dakota
CST  New England Institute of Technology
BSN  Minnesota State University, Mankato

Katherine Janssen, Computer Science
B.A. Augustana College
M.S. Bemidji State University

Kent Janssen,
Farm Business Management
B.A. University of Minnesota
M.A. University of Minnesota

Pam Jensen,
Computer Support
B.S. Minnesota State University Moorhead
M.S. Bemidji State University

Douglas Kleeberger,
Auto Mechanics
B.A. Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
M.A. Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Jacqualine Lage, Cosmetology
Diploma Ridgewater College

Paul Lanoue, Farm Business Management
B.S. University of Minnesota

Kim Lehrke, Practical Nursing
B.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato
M.S. Minnesota State University Moorhead

Jeffrey Linder, Physical Education/Coaching
A.A. Minnesota West Community & Technical College
B.S. Bemidji State University
M.S. United States Sports Academy

Ray Louwagie, Machine Tool
Diploma Minnesota West Community & Technical College

McCall Lutmer, Practical Nursing
BSN University of South Dakota

Marissa Marten, Practical Nursing
B.S. South Dakota State University
M.A. University of Phoenix

Sandi Mead, Librarian
A.A. Minnesota West Community & Technical College
B.S. Mankato State University, Mankato
M.S. Mankato State University, Mankato

Thomas Midthun, Fluid Power
Diploma Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Rita Miller, Medical Lab Technician
B.S. South Dakota State University
M.S. University of North Dakota
Ed.D., MLS (ASCP), St. Cloud State University

Ann Mills, Biology
B.A. University of Minnesota, Morris
M.S. University of Nebraska
M.S. Mankato State University, Mankato

David Mills, History
B.S. Frostberg State University
M.S. Troy State University
M.A. Minnesota State University, Mankato
Ph.D. North Dakota State University

Debra Munsterman,
Small Business Management
B.A. Southwest State University
M.S. Southwest State University
Ph.D. South Dakota State University

Elaina Nichols, Health Information Technology
B.S. Minnesota State Moorhead

Don Nordstrom, Welding

Teresa Noyes, Dental Assisting
Diploma Minnesota West Community & Technical College
A.A.S. Minnesota West Community & Technical College
B.A. University of Minnesota, Crookston
M.S. Southwest Minnesota State University

Alan O’Neil,
English
A.A. Minnesota West Community & Technical College
B.A. Augustana College
M.F.A. Minnesota State University, Mankato

Gary Olsen, Wind Energy
Diploma, Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Troy Otto, Farm Business Management
A.A. Minnesota West Community & Technical College
B.S. South Dakota State University

Falon Paluch, Radiologic Technology
Diploma, Avera McKennen Hospital/University Health Center
B.S. University of Sioux Falls

Eric Parrish, Music/Theatre
M.M. University of Northern Colorado
B.A. Gustavus Adolphus

Rose Patzer, Renewable Energy
B.A. Southwest Minnesota State University
M.B.A. Southwest Minnesota State University

Terri Pelzel
, Administrative Support/ Networking Specialist
B.S. Colorado Technical Institute
Diploma Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Deb Peterson,
Speech
B.A. University of Minnesota
M.A. Colorado State University

Terry Petersen, Medical Record Technology
Diploma, Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Karsten Piper, English
B.A. Bethel College
M.A. Boston College
M.Litt. University of St. Andrews, Scotland

Brenda Pomerenke,
Associate Degree Nursing
A.S. Rochester Community & Technical College
BAN Metropolitan State University
MSN Minnesota State University Moorhead

Rebecca Potts,
English/Philosophy
B.S. University of South Dakota
M.A. University of South Dakota

Robert Purcell,
Physical Education/Coaching
B.S. Moorhead State University
B.A. Moorhead State University
M.S. North Dakota State University

Jeffrey Rain,
Biology
A.A. Vermilion Community College
B.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato
M.A. Bemidji State University

Vong Rathsachack,
Psychology
B.S. Huron University (CTU)
M.A.C.O. Sioux Falls Seminary (NABS)
Ph.D. Capella University (Harold Abel School of Psychology)

Laine Rieger,
Child Care/Guidance/ Education
B.A. Arizona State University
M.S. Southwest Minnesota State University

Robert Roesler,
Farm Business Management
B.S. University of Minnesota
M. Ed. University of Minnesota

Jeff Rogers, Agriculture
A.S. Worthington Community College
B.S. University of Minnesota
M.Ed. North Dakota State University

Daniel Roos,
English
A.A. Minnesota West Community & Technical College
B.A. Moorhead State
M.A. University of Wisconsin

Terry Rotschafer,
Accounting/Business
B.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato
M.B.A. Minnesota State University, Mankato
M.S. University of Wisconsin

Doug Schuett, Electric Linework
Diploma Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Ronald Schwint, Law Enforcement
B.A. Augustana College
M.A. University of South Dakota

Paul Siefert, Physics
B.S. Moorhead State University
M.S. North Dakota State University
Ph. D. North Dakota State University

Sally Sieve, Radiologic Technology
A.A. Avera McKennan School of Radiologic Technology
B.S. Bemidji State University

James Smieja,
Computer Science
B.A. University of Minnesota
M.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato

Lisa Smith,
Medical Assisting
B.S.N. South Dakota State University

Krayton Stenzel,
Business/Business Management
B.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato
M.B.A. Minnesota State University, Mankato

Judy Tebben,
Administrative Support
A.A. Ridgewater College
B.A. Southwest Minnesota State University
M.S. St. Cloud State University
M.B.A. Southwest Minnesota State University

Mark Temple,
Auto Mechanics
A.A.S. Minnesota West Community & Technical College
Diploma Alexandria Technical College

Kip Thorson, Librarian
B.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato
M.S. University of Tennessee

Jason Turner, Pharmacy Technician
B.S. University of Minnesota

Serena Totzke-Johnson, EMS
Diploma Iowa Lake Community College
Diploma Minnesota West Community & Technical College

Beth Van Orman, Psychology/Human Services
A.A. Worthington Community College
B.A. Augustana College
M.S. Ed University of Wisconsin, Stout

Lori Van Overbeke, Farm Business Management
B.S. Southwest Minnesota State University
M.S. Southwest Minnesota Stae University

Jay Vargas, Sociology
B.A. University of Texas, Pan American
M.S. University of Texas, Pan American
M.S. Minnesota State University, Mankato
Ph.D. South Dakota State University

Genevieve Velde, Medical Occupations
B.S. University of Northern Iowa

Brad Verly, Farm Business Management
B.A. St. John's University

Michael Wesselink, Mathematics
B.A. Northwestern College
M.S. University of North Dakota

Justin Williamson, Agriculture
B.S. University of Minnesota
M.Ed. University of Minnesota

Lou Ann Williamson, Reading
B.S. South Dakota State University
B.Ed. Dakota State University
M.S. Southwest State University