Personnel updates for Oct. 30 – Nov. 12, 2020

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New Hires

Bradley Dutton, highway technician associate, Grimes garage

Kenneth Frank, highway technician associate, Storm Lake garage

Traci Furstenau, accountant 2, Accounting

Jake Gilchrist, highway technician associate, Waterloo garage

Bryant Hatcher, highway technician associate, Missouri Valley garage

Theodore Katseres, information technology specialist 4, Information Technology Division

Frank Leong, transportation engineer specialist, Bridges & Structures

Tess Lynch, transportation planner 1, Systems Planning

Trent McCollum, highway technician associate, Perry garage

Curtis Messer, highway technician associate, Burlington garage

Lehigh Mosch, highway technician associate, Iowa Falls garage

Tyson Sickles, construction technician, Creston construction

Bryant Sutfin, highway technician associate, Grinnell garage

Jamey Wheeldon, highway technician associate, Missouri Valley garage



Shelby Ebel, from program planner 3, Location & Environment, to transportation planner 2, Program Management

Charles Elmquist, from highway technician, Atlantic garage, to materials fabrication inspector, District 4 materials

Dillion Ferrara, from highway technician, De Soto garage, to highway technician senior, Creston construction

Brett Geer, from highway technician associate to equipment operator senior, Red Oak garage

Stephenie Janssen, from clerk specialist to accounting technician 2, Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services

Lisa Jewell, from driver & identification service center specialist to driver & identification service center consultant, Clinton driver’s license service center

William Knudten, from right-of-way agent 2 to right-of-way agent 3, Right of Way – Negotiations

Chad Postel, from highway technician, Tama garage, to highway technician senior, Marshalltown construction

Kevin Rauk, from equipment operator senior to highway maintenance supervisor, Garner garage

Wendell Wanek, from construction technician senior, Cedar Rapids construction, to engineering operations technician, District 6 field staff


Other personnel actions

Anthony Gigaroa, from mechanic to highway technician, Sioux City-Hamilton garage (intra-agency transfer)

Zach Jahn, highway technician associate, from Grimes garage to Denison garage (intra-agency transfer)

Christian Laughman, highway technician associate, from Grimes garage to Carlisle garage (intra-agency transfer)

Cody Redinbaugh, highway technician associate, Missouri Valley garage (reemployment to the DOT)

Jeffrey Thompson, highway technician associate, Martensdale garage (reemployment to the DOT)



Daniel Hinman, garage operations assistant, Council Bluffs North garage

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