Personnel updates for February 17 to March 2, 2023

New personnel imageInformation supplied by the Business Systems Bureau


New Hires

Michelle Crawford, highway technician associate, Urbana garage

Will Dekok, field auditor, Audits

Nicholas Duvall, highway technician associate, Washington garage

Jimmy Lawson, driver & identification service center consultant, Dubuque driver’s license service center

Sheri Leech, driver & identification service center consultant, Des Moines driver’s license service center

Joel Swanson, materials fabrication inspector 2, Construction & Materials

Colton Wickman, highway technician associate, Emmetsburg garage



Steven Ayers, from driver & identification service center specialist, Iowa City driver’s license service center, to driver & identification service center consultant, Cedar Rapids driver’s license service center

Douglas Egesdal, from highway technician associate to highway technician senior, Waterloo garage

Samuel Hiscocks, from transportation planner 2 to transportation planner 4, Systems Planning

Deeann Newell, from executive officer 2 to transportation planner 4, Location and Environment

Bryan Oconnell, from highway technician, Manchester garage, to bridge inspector 1, Bridges and Structures

Brent Paulsen, from transportation planner 2 to executive officer 2, Public Transit

Douglas Williams, from highway maintenance supervisor, Storm Lake garage, to public service manager 2, District 3 Office

Cody Woodard, from highway technician, Oskaloosa garage, to highway technician senior, Fairfield construction


Other personnel actions

Beth Kinnetz, driver & identification service center specialist, Sioux City driver’s license service center (Transfer from other state agency)

Tyler Kremer, highway technician associate, Dubuque garage (Reemployment to Iowa DOT)

Joshua Moos, from mechanic to highway technician senior, Altoona garage (Intra-agency transfer)

Jeremiah Shar, field auditor, Audits (Transfer from other state agency)

Thomas Throlson, highway technician associate, from Missouri Valley garage to Neola garage (Intra-agency transfer)



Kim Powell, information technology specialist 5, Information Technology Division

Gary Vais, mechanic, Missouri Valley garage


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