Personnel Updates - Sept. 15-28, 2023

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New Hires

Christopher Bertrand, highway technician associate, Perry garage

Rachel Cronk, driver & identification service center specialist, Cedar Rapids driver’s license service center

Cole McCoy, highway technician, Waverly garage

Colton Nuzum, information technology specialist 4, Application Tech Team

Ryan Sletten, highway technician associate, Hanlontown garage

Paul Wilkins, highway technician associate, Ames garage

Nouanethip Wiser, driver & identification service center specialist, Ankeny driver’s license service center



David Anderson, from driver & identification service center consultant, Coralville driver’s license service center to administrative assistant 2, Systems and Administration – Systems

Kyle Benson, from highway technician, Sioux City Hamilton garage, to highway technician senior, District 3 materials inspection

Nicole Cook, from secretary 1 to engineering office assistant 2, District 1 Office

Trevor Kent, from highway technician senior to garage operations assistant, Carlisle garage

LaDana Sogard, from secretary 2 to engineering office assistant 2, Design

Tanner Thomsen, purchasing agent 1, Repair Shop, to purchasing agent 2, Procurement and Distribution

 Joseph Wadsworth, from highway technician associate to garage operations assistant, Davenport garage

Grant Wambold, from highway technician senior, Council Bluffs south garage, to garage operations assistant, Council Bluffs north garage

Eric Wingert, from highway technician associate to highway technician, Neola garage

Other personnel actions

Shane Degner, highway technician associate, from Sac City garage to Storm Lake garage (Intra-Agency Transfer)

Dylan Hinrichs, highway technician associate, Ashton garage (Reemployment to Iowa DOT)     

Travis Hohbach, highway technician associate, from Cherokee garage to Alton garage (Intra-Agency Transfer)

James Osborne, highway technician associate, Sidney garage (Reemployment to Iowa DOT)     

Colin Thomas, highway technician associate, from Grimes garage to Altoona garage (Intra-Agency Transfer)

Cody Woodard, highway technician senior, from Fairfield construction to Chariton construction (Intra-Agency Transfer)



Timothy Branam, highway technician associate, De Soto garage

Ruth Browning, accounting technician 3, Finance

Rodney Dennis, highway technician associate, De Soto garage

David Duncan, mechanic, Ashton garage

Penny Holtz, bridge inspector 2, Bridges and Structures

Edwin Mann, mechanic, Repair Shot

David Miller, administrative assistant 2, Customer Service – Customer Service Processing



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