Faculty & Staff Profile
Serve as campus environmental health and safety coordinator for areas of fire and life safety, laboratory safety, indoor air quality, ergonomics, respiratory protection, asbestos and lead safety, blood-borne pathogens, confined space, emergency management
Coordinate wildland fire training courses for natural resource students.
Assist with Natural Resource labs, field trips, equipment, plant and animal museums Provide Natural Resource-related educational program assistance for area schools, agencies, organizations Provide technical assistance for students majoring in Natural Res
Assist with maintenance operations and education programming for the Red River Valley Natural History Area.
Wildland and structural fire safety
Awards, Distinctions, and Honors
University of Minnesota President's Award for Outstanding Service, 2000
2006 Outstanding Community Service Award
2003 United Staff Association Employee of the Semester Award
1989 Distinguished Civil Service, AFSCME Clerical/Technical or Teamster Award
1981 Outstanding Alumni Award
B.S. Environmental and Natural Resource Management, University of Minnesota, Crookston
A.A.S. Natural Resources, University of Minnesota, Crookston
University Committee Memberships
UMC Environmental Health, Safety, Energy Management & Civil Defense (Campus Assembly)
UMC Commencement Committee
UMC campus building construction and renovation committees
Polk County Emergency Preparedness Committee
All University Occupational Health & Safety Committee
Volunteer - Crookston Fire Department
Retired in September 2018.