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Personnel updates April 3 to April 16, 2020


New personnel imageInformation supplied by the Bureau of Budget and Business Systems








New Hires

Odai Bani Ata, highway technician associate, Des Moines garage

Samuel Belt, highway technician associate, Council Bluffs South garage

Amethyst Keeling, insurance program specialist, Finance

Collin King, highway technician, Pacific Junction garage

Larry Michael, highway technician associate, Carlisle garage



Deloy Bruce, from highway technician, Sioux City – Leeds garage, to highway technician senior, Sioux City construction

Kenneth Cooper, highway technician senior to construction technician senior, Fairfield construction

Jason Fisher, equipment operator senior, Missouri Valley garage, to garage operations assistant, District 4 Maintenance

Nathan Morarend, from highway technician associate, Independence garage, to highway technician, Waterloo garage

Scott Nixon, from transportation engineer manager, Creston construction, to transportation engineer administrator, District 1 Office

Brian Stelken, from highway technician senior to construction technician senior, Manchester construction

Michael Thiel, from transportation engineer to transportation engineer specialist, Design


Other personnel actions

Gary Vais, highway technician associate, from Oakland garage to Adair garage



David May, public service manager 1, Support Services

Chengsheng Ouyang, transportation engineer specialist, Construction & Materials

Andy Sheldon, highway technician associate, Sidney garage

Loren Waterman, motor vehicle officer, Motor Vehicle Enforcement

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