Sandra Johnson, Computer Programming 1970, worked as a computer programmer for Northwestern Bell/US West/Qwest for 30 years in Omaha, Nebraska, and retired in 2000. She and her husband, Howard, now spend their winters in southern Texas.
Lynette Greiner, General Secretarial 1970, works for Brooks Motors Inc. in Sisseton, South Dakota, as a title clerk.
Mike Hirman, Law Enforcement 1970, started his law enforcement career as a patrolman for the Springfield (Minnesota) Police Department. He then worked as a deputy for the Meeker County Sheriff's Office for one year and as a patrolman for 16 years for the City of Litchfield. He has spent the last 18 years as sheriff of Meeker County.
Gail Estenson, Legal Secretary 1972, is still using the skills she learned through the legal secretary program many years ago. She enjoys the work she does as office manager at a sheriff's office and plans to continue working for many more years. ATCC provided the necessary training in clerical, office, and work ethics to enable her to be successful and enjoy her career in office management with several businesses. Last Updated: June 2015
Susan Kaneski, Accounting 1972, has worked for Banta Publications in Long Prairie, Minnesota, since August 1975. In that time, she's held positions in the billing and estimating Departments. She is now the company's pricing administration coordinator. She and her husband, Dennis, and have four children and five grandchildren.
Candice Ohnstad, Clerical 1972, lives in Wyoming. She and her husband, Johan Ohnstad, have one daughter.
Marcy Peterson, General Secretary 1972, is an account manager at Eden Incentives and Promotions in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. She previously worked at ADC Telecommunications for 20 years as its international trade show manager.
After graduating, Teresa Vanselow, Medical Secretary 1972, moved to Rochester, Minnesota, where she worked for the Mayo Clinic until 1976. She is now a school secretary for Rochester Catholic Schools.
Patricia Seidl, Commercial Art 1973, retired last year after working for four years in production art at West Publishing, for 12 years at 3M, and for 12 years at Taymark.
Roxane Koster, CLA 1974, has worked at Worthington (Minnesota) Regional Hospital as a med lab tech for more than 25 years. She and her husband, Steve, have been married for 29 years, and have two children and a grandson.
Randall Rinkenberger, Diesel Mechanics 1974, has been teaching diesel truck technology at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, Iowa, for more than 20 years.
Mari Johnson, Marketing & Sales 1975. She is currently Board Administrator at the Wedge Co-op in Minneapolis and continues to serve on the ATCC Foundation Board. Last Updated: October 2012
Jan Laudenbach, PN 1975, works at Park Nicollet Clinic and teaches a class at Hennepin Technical College in Minneapolis.
After graduation, Karen O'Leary, PN 1975, continued her nursing education at North Dakota State University, and graduated in 1983. She's now an RN, and is employed at Innovis Health in Fargo, North Dakota. She and her husband, Gayle, have two daughters.
After graduation, Tom Klyve, Carpentry 1976, became a paramedic. He later earned a business degree from Moorhead State University, and eventually owned three ambulance services. He now works as a loan officer for Midwest Minnesota Community Development, and is a licensed auctioneer. He and his wife of 23 years also have remodeled many houses—he reports that they are living in their 10th home.
Rona Matheson, Nursing 1976, has worked for WIC programs in two Montana counties for 17 years. She was named the state's WIC employee of the year in 2004.
Laura Lee, Medical Secretary Shorthand 1977. Laura has worked in offices for the Merced, CA police department and state government in Austin, TX. A career highlight was working for the U.S. Navy in Naples, Italy from 1982-1986. Upon returning stateside, Laura worked at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma. For the last 19 years, she has worked for the North Dakota Department of Health in Bismarck, ND.
Brenda Arnold, CLA 1978, is married and has five sons living in Kandiyohi, Minnesota. She works as a phlebotomy technician.
Tammy Johnson (Kleinschmidt), Clerical Secretary 1978, runs her own business, Tammy's Toddler Time Daycare. She and her husband, Conrad, have three children.
Scott Hansen, Commercial Art 1978, Marketing Communications Manager for Synovis Surgical Innovations in St. Paul, MN
Helen Oslund, Fashion Merchandising 1978, works at Clark Consulting in Minneapolis. She and her husband, Mike Oslund, 1979 Accounting, have two children: Gretchen and Derek. Mike works for Hennepin County in its benefits administration department.
Kevin Kallinen, Law Enforcement 1978, is a police sergeant with the Grand Forks (North Dakota) Police Department. He has been with the department since March 1980.
Audrey Eibensteiner, Interior Design 1979, and her husband own Choice One Cabinets, a Blaine, Minnesota, commercial and residential cabinet design and manufacturing firm.
Carrie Hanson, Office Assistant 1979, and her husband, John, Carpentry 1979, live in Evansville, Minnesota, and have three children. Carrie works as a career resource specialist through RAED and ATCC. John is a self-employed carpenter who works in the commercial and residential fields.
Robert Finnegan, Truck Driving 1979, has been a full-time bus driver for the city of Mankato, Minnesota, since 1980.
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