Employee Recognition is an annual spring celebration of the contributions of Carleton College, Bon Appétit, and Barnes & Noble employees who have completed 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, and 45 years of service at Carleton and to honor retiring colleagues.

The 2022 Employee Recognition event was held on May 24, 2022 in the Weitz Center for Creativity.

Celebrating 5 Years

  • Zoe Adler, Curator, Robert C. Larson ’56 Art in the Library Program
  • Rob Alaimo, ITS Lead Systems Engineer
  • Eric Alexander, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Rika Anderson, Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Sonja Anderson, Assistant Professor of Religion
  • Adam Donkers, Certified Grounds Maintenance
  • Lisa Falconer, Administrative Assistant in American Studies, Environmental Studies, and Linguistics & Administrative Assistant to the Director of the Cowling Arboretum
  • Lindsey Feist, Assistant Director of Milestone Reunions
  • Anita Fisher Egge, Director of the Alumni Annual Fund
  • Amy Gragg, Alumni Relations Program Coordinator
  • Jodi Grundhoefer, Dining Services Staff, Bon Appetit
  • Marty Guettinger, Certified Grounds Maintenance
  • Wyatt Halverson, Custodian
  • Tanya Hartwig, Associate Director for the Office of Residential Life
  • Blake Held, Assistant Director of Security Services and Emergency Management
  • Maria Holmquist, Dining Services Staff, Bon Appetit
  • Leah Karels, Development Officer
  • Jonathan Lafky, Assistant Professor of Economics
  • Caitlyn Laite, Dining Services Staff, Bon Appetit
  • Catherine Licata, Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies
  • Patrick Lorang, Dining Services Staff, Bon Appetit
  • Kaara Maki, Assistant Director for Reunion and Alumni Programs
  • Wes Markofski, Assistant Professor of Sociology
  • Dan Maxbauer, Assistant Professor of Geology
  • Rustianna Mechura, Dining Services Staff, Bon Appetit
  • AJ Miller, OneCard Program Manager
  • Lita Paz, Project & Relief Custodian
  • Sally Pierce, Administrative Assistant in Theater and Dance & Administrative Assistant to the Director of the Arts
  • Andy Poppick, Assistant Professor of Statistics
  • Farrah Pribyl, Administrative Assistant in Cinema and Media Studies & Perlman Teaching Museum
  • Fernando Rosas Perez, Custodian
  • Dawn Swanson, Custodian
  • Karl Symons, Staff Accountant
  • Joe Udelhofen, Environmental Health and Safety Specialist and Training Coordinator

Celebrating 10 Years

  • Anna Koester, Cook, Dining Services, Bon Appetit
  • Teresa Lenzen, Technical Director for Perlman Teaching Museum
  • Rob Nechanicky, Custodial Services Supervisor
  • Lori Pete, Custodial Services Supervisor
  • Susan Stangler, Catering Supervisor, Bon Appetit
  • Erica Zweifel, Assistant Director for Community Impact

Celebrating 15 Years

  • Julie Anderson, Director of Web Services
  • Luciano Battaglini, Professor of Physical Education, Athletics and Recreation, Head Women’s Tennis Coach
  • Anna Bosacker, Senior Lecturer in Biology
  • Nancy Braker, Puzak Family Director of the Cowling Arboretum, Senior Lecturer in Biology
  • Doug Bratland, Web Content and Design Strategist
  • Kerstin Cárdenas, Director of Human Resources
  • Arnab Chakladar, Associate Professor of English
  • Stephanie Cox, Senior Lecturer in French
  • Jason Decker, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science
  • Chad Drazkowski, Security Officer
  • Catherine Fortin, Associate Professor of Linguistics
  • Jeffrey Fritzke, Dining Services Staff, Bon Appetit
  • Wei-Hsin Fu, GIS Specialist, Environmental Studies
  • Judith Howard, Professor of Dance
  • Laura Jimenez, Dining Services Staff, Bon Appetit
  • Candace Koen, Student Accounting Manager
  • Mark Kreitzer, Senior Lecturer, Guitar and American Folk Instruments
  • Kara Lloyd, Assistant Comptroller
  • Luis Martinez, Dining Services Staff, Bon Appetit
  • Kelli Meier, Dining Services Staff, Bon Appetit
  • Tun Myint, Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Carol Ormand, Science Education Associate
  • Dave Pape, Sports Information Director
  • Ken Petersen, Dining Services Staff, Bon Appetit
  • Steve Richardson, Puzak Family Director of the Arts
  • Asuka Sango, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion
  • Pam Sexton, Lead Gift Accountant
  • Melissa Smith, Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Katie St. Clair, Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Jamie Terry, Dining Services Manager, Dining Services, Bon Appetit

Celebrating 20 Years

  • Reed Andreas, Carpenter
  • Thomas Baraniak, Electronics & Laboratory Manager in Physics & Astronomy
  • Cameron Davidson, Charles L. Denison Professor of Geology
  • Diane Fredrickson, Administrative Assistant in Music
  • Richard Goerwitz, Database Admin and Integrator/Data Warehouse Architect
  • Rebecca Hachfeld, Custodian
  • Gretchen Hofmeister, Dean of the College, Professor of Chemistry
  • Baird Jarman, Associate Professor of Art History
  • Karyn Jeffrey, Associate Director of Human Resources
  • Daniela Kohen, Professor of Chemistry
  • Greg Marfleet, Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science
  • Karen Moldenhauer, Senior Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of the College, Assistant to the Director of Student Fellowships
  • Tsegaye Nega, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
  • Noel Ponder, Manager of Conferences and Event Services
  • Dan Rustad, Associate Vice President for Development
  • Shannon Schulz, Senior Director of Development Operations
  • George Shuffelton, Professor of English
  • Mija Van Der Wege, Associate Professor of Psychology

Celebrating 25 Years

  • Francesca Berg, Custodian
  • Jenny Bourne, Raymond Plank Professor of Incentive Economics
  • Bob Carlson, Head Men’s Soccer Coach, Professor of Physical Education, Athletics and Recreation
  • Laurence Cooper, Professor of Political Science
  • Clint Cowan, Professor of Geology
  • Brendon Etter, Acquisitions Manager
  • Carolyn Fure-Slocum, Chaplain
  • Gregory Hewett, Professor of English
  • Terry Jacobson, Carpet & Upholstery Maintenance
  • Randie Johnson, Purchasing and Risk Manager
  • Christine Lac, Senior Lecturer in French
  • David Lefkowitz, Professor of Art
  • Silvia Lopez, Professor of Spanish
  • Tony Pierre, Applications Support Programmer
  • Teresa Scalzo, Editor of the Carleton Voice, Director of Creative Strategy
  • Carla Thomas, Director of Alumni/Development Information Systems

Celebrating 30 Years

  • David Hougen-Eitzman, Senior Lecturer in Biology
  • Timothy Raylor, Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. Professor of English and the Liberal Arts
  • Gerald Young, Professor of Physical Education, Athletics and Recreation & Athletic Director
  • Becky Zrimsek, Assistant Vice President for External Relations

Celebrating 35 Years

  • Cindy Blaha, George H. and Marjorie F. Dixon Professor of Physics and Astronomy
  • Dennis Bolan, Carpenter Lead
  • Joe Hargis, Associate Vice President for External Relations, Director of College Communications
  • Mark McKone, Towsley Professor of Biology
  • Gregory Smith, Lloyd P. Johnson-Norwest Professor of English and the Liberal Arts
  • Mary Tatge, Administrative Assistant in Spanish, French, German and Russian

Celebrating 40 Years

  • Susan Jaret McKinstry, Helen F. Lewis Professor of English
  • Constance Walker, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of English

Celebrating 45 Years

  • Loretta Springer, Duplicating Coordinator
  • Cathy Yandell, W. I. and Hulda F. Daniell Professor of French and Francophone Studies

Retirees

  • Jim Clark, Locksmith
  • Paul Hager, Lecturer in Cinema and Media Studies
  • Joe Hargis, Associate Vice President for External Relations
  • Jay Johnson, Senior Lecturer in Percussion & Director of African Drum Ensemble
  • Natalee Johnson, Advanced Practice Nurse / Coordinator of Medical Services
  • Guy Kalland, Professor of Physical Education, Athletics and Recreation, Head Men’s Basketball Coach
  • Rich Keiser, Professor of Political Science and American Studies
  • Mark Krusemeyer, Professor of Mathematics, Senior Lecturer in Recorder
  • Elizabeth McKinsey, Maxine H. and Winston R. Wallin Professor of American Studies and English
  • Andrea Nixon, Director of Educational Research
  • Rod Oto, Director of Student Financial Services, Associate Dean of Admissions
  • Kerry Raadt, Director of Events
  • Loretta Springer, Duplicating Coordinator
  • Sue Streefland, Assistant to the Associate Vice President for Development
  • Julia Uleberg Swanson, Dacie Moses House Coordinator
  • JoAnn White, LDC Lead Cook, Bon Appetit