Michelle Eslinger-Schneider, Williston, has been appointed Save the Children’s North Dakota Head Start program director.
Eslinger-Schneider has more than 20 years of experience in the health and education fields and most recently was the director of student health services at the University of North Dakota. She holds a master's degree in business administration from UND.
Nagel gets award
Mandy Nagel, an employee in the attorney general’s office, recently received the Highest Award for Achievement from Dale Carnegie of North Dakota for the Dale Carnegie course in Bismarck.
Kathy Feist, broker/owner of Bianco Realty, earned Realtor Emeritus Status from the National Association of Realtors, recognizing 40 continuous years of membership.
RaeAnne Smykowski has been promoted to financial planning and reporting supervisor at Knife River Corp., Bismarck.
Smykowski has worked at Knife River for more than four years as a financial analyst and previously was with its parent company, MDU Resources Group Inc.
She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Mary and is a native of Golva.
Desri Neether, a Realtor with NextHome Legendary Properties, was installed as the 2019 president of the Bismarck Mandan Board of Realtors and also received the Realtor of the Year Award.
Lisa Liken-Monroe, with Gate City Bank, received the Affiliate of the Year award.
Other officers and newly elected directors are Darren Schmidt, president-elect; Joy Nelson, vice president; Mary Ohlhauser and Jeff White, directors; and Kristin Oban and Karin Haskell, NDAR directors.
Gisvold with Sanford
Christina Gisvold, nurse practitioner in interventional radiology, has joined Sanford Health in Bismarck.
She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Mary.