Honors and Officers (September 10, 2011)
Red River Chapter of IAAP elects officers The Red River Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals has elected officers for the 2011-2012 year. Those elected include: Darla Bakko, president; Sheila Watson, president-...
Red River Chapter of IAAP elects officers
The Red River Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals has elected officers for the 2011-2012 year.
Those elected include: Darla Bakko, president; Sheila Watson, president-elect; Kristy Dugan, vice president; Jennifer Gjestvang, secretary; Peggy Cossette, treasurer; and Alyssa Blomquist, treasurer-elect.
State Bank a finalist for BBB Integrity Award
State Bank and Trust, Fargo, is a finalist for the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota Integrity Award in Category III, which represents employers with over 51 employees.
The award is presented each year to companies that exemplify ethical behavior and display integrity in all aspects of operations.
Recipients of the awards will be announced during a ceremony on Oct. 24 in Minneapolis.
Moorhead business group receives award
The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities has presented the Moorhead Business Association with an award recognizing its efforts to minimize state cuts to local government aid through letters, emails and support.
Davis selected for management program
Border States Electric, Fargo, has selected Scott Davis to participate in the company's management trainee program.
Davis joined BSE in 2008 as a warehouse associate and moved to the marketing catalog team in May.
The program is designed to expose each trainee to all aspects of the company's business through hands-on training and development.
Two Concordia staff members receive awards
Susan Cordes-Green, chairwoman and assistant professor of psychology at Concordia College, was awarded the Flaat Distinguished Teaching Award, and Scott Ellingson, director of admissions at Concordia, was presented the Flaat Distinguished Service Award.
The Flaat awards were endowed by Ole and Lucy Flaat, lifelong farmers in the Red River Valley.
Cordes-Green, a member of the psychology department faculty since 1989, is a teacher, mentor and scholar who exemplifies the scholar-teacher model at Concordia.
Ellingson, a 1977 graduate, began his career at the college in 1979. He joined the office of admissions in 1987 and has been director of admissions since 2001.