Three with DEI
Three people recently joined the staff of Dakota Eye Institute, Bismarck.
Michele Herr is a receptionist at the north location. Herr is from Bismarck.
Kacie Schaeffer from Selfridge is an ophthalmic assistant.
Brianne Lang is an optician. Lang is from Bismarck.
Deidre Olmsted with KLJ in Bismarck has earned certification as a certified substance abuse program administrator after passing an examination.
Approximately 100 people nationwide have earned C-SAPA certification.
Changes at bank
Justine Lee has been promoted to a collection officer II in Student Loans of North Dakota. She joined the Bank of North Dakota in 2010 and has previous experience in a student loan department in Colorado.
Angela Pinizzotto has joined BND as project manager II. A certified associate in project management, she previously worked for First Commonwealth Financial Corp. as a project manager.
Marshall Fryberger, a University of Mary student in computer technology, is completing an internship in information technology. He is a native of Washington.
Jose with Basin
Gino E. Jose is working as a coordinator II in the Bismarck headquarters of Basin Electric Power cooperative.
A native of Simi Valley, Calif., he formerly worked in preventive medicine as a petty officer in the military in Jacksonville, Fla.
Terri Hanson, PhD, a licensed psychologist with Chambers and Blohm Psychological Services in Bismarck, has completed coursework in preparation for providing cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia. The conference was held in Bethesda, Md., and hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program.
White gets award
Larry White, international agribusiness manager for the North Dakota Trade Office, received the North Dakota Angus Association’s President’s Award on Nov. 17 for his work with Angus cattle and promotion of North Dakota livestock across the globe, particularly in Kazakhstan.
The award is given by the association to someone in or involved with the association who has made a lasting impact on the breed in North Dakota.
White has been involved with Angus cattle, first as a rancher, and currently as an advocate for the breed through his work at NDTO.
Van Valkenburg joins
Dr. Daisy Van Valkenburg has joined St. Alexius’ Archway Mental Health Services as an adult psychiatrist.
Van Valkenburg completed a residency in psychiatry at University of Minnesota and received her doctoral degree from University of Iowa. She completed her post-doctoral internship at University of Utah in pediatrics, then served as a second lieutenant, medical officer with the U.S. Public Health Service.
Van Valkenburg is board-certified through the American Board of Psychiatry and is licensed to practice medicine in North Dakota.
Raducu on staff
Dr. Radu Raducu, a nephrologist, recently joined The Clinics of St. Alexius.
Raducu received his medical degree from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania, and completed cardiology and internal medicine residencies and a nephrology fellowship at the Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven, Conn.
Raducu is a member of the American Board of Nephrology and American Board of Internal Medicine. He is licensed to practice in Connecticut and North Dakota.
Wolff in Minot office
Josh Wolff has joined The Village Family Service Center as a family-based therapist in the Minot office.
A licensed LAPC, he received his bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University and his master’s in counseling from the University of Mary.
New duties for Kalm
Jamie Kalm has become a home equity processor at American Bank Center, Bismarck.
She joined American in July as an executive assistant and will retain those duties in her new role.
Four with KLJ
Chris Fries, Kolena Horner, Jesse Thomas and Cole Ude have been hired by the Bismarck office of KLJ.
Fries is an engineer technician with the telecommunication group. He earned an associate degree in computer drafting and design from ITT Technical Institute and has two years of related work experience.
Horner is an administrative technician with the telecommunications group. She earned a bachelor’s degree in construction management from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Horner has one year of project management experience.
Thomas is a marketing specialist. He earned an associate degree in graphic design form Bismarck State College and has more than 12 years experience as a graphic designer.
Ude is a GIS analyst with the environmental group. He is studying GIS systems at BSC.
Two are directors
Two people were elected as consumer directors to the board of directors of Noridian Mutual Insurance Co. doing business as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota: David Sprynczynatyk, Bismarck, North Dakota adjutant general, and Casey Stoudt, Jamestown, president and owner of the R.M. Stoudt Inc. Ford dealership.