Rosy-Lane Holsteins earns national sustainability honors: Daphne R. Holterman, Lloyd W. Holterman, Tim Strobel, and Jordan Matthews

A Wisconsin dairy farm, Rosy-Lane Holsteins, is the winner of a national award for Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability. The ninth annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards were announced on April 22, 2020 in recognition of Earth Day. The Watertown farm is owned by Lloyd BS ’80 and Daphne (Johnson) Holterman BS ’81 and their partners Tim Strobel FISC ’95 ’96 and Jordan Matthews BS ’09 and is one of three national winners in its category.

Brenda Mizenko JBA ’96 selected to serve on the 2020-2021 South Dakota Math/Science Leadership Cohort

Brenda Mizenko was selected for the 2020-2021 South Dakota Math and Science Leadership Cohort. This a selective and competitive leadership program sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Education. She will work with other teachers statewide to establish more STEM opportunities throughout South Dakota, look at different research based practices, explore challenges and opportunities in K-12 STEM education, and work on other projects as well.

Laurie Jinkins makes history in Washington state: Laurie Jinkins, Todd Jinkins

Laurie Jinkins ’85, MA ’87, made history when she was sworn in as Speaker of the Washington State House of Representatives in January 2020. She is Washington’s first woman Speaker, as well as first lesbian Speaker.

Law alumna named General Counsel at nation’s largest public HBCU: Melissa Holloway

The Board of Trustees at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University voted unanimously to appoint Melissa Jackson Holloway as the university’s general counsel, effective May 20, 2019.

E.J. Kubick Named CEO of MetalTek International

Waukesha, WI-based MetalTek International announced on Monday, October 28 that Chief Operating Officer E.J. Kubick replaced Bob Smickley as Chief Executive Officer.

John Knox (PhD 1996) Wins National Teaching Award, Named Fellow

John Knox, a 1996 PhD graduate of the UW-Madison, will receive two honors at the upcoming centennial meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) in Boston, MA in January 2020.

UW Alumna Makes 2018 Inc. 5000 List: Jennifer (Thelen) Cresson

Jennifer Thelen’s market research firm, Sunseed Research LLC, was recognized on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list, an annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies.

Liz Henry to Receive WALSAA Daluge Red Jacket Award

A newer WALSAA tradition will continue at the WALSAA Football Fire-Up event on September 15 as the third WALSAA Daluge Red Jacket Award will be presented to Liz Henry.

Kara Kaiser Named Woman of Influence – Corporate Executive by Milwaukee Business Journal

Kara Kaiser, University of Wisconsin Madison, class of 1996, has been named a Woman of Influence in the Corporate Executive category by the Milwaukee Business Journal.

GSCPA Welcomes New Board Member, Cecily VM Welch (Nash), CPA

Georgia Society of CPAs welcomes new board member, Cecily VM Welch, CPA, CFP(r).