A roster of new faculty started teaching at Bismarck State College this fall. Two energy program positions were filled and others in agriculture, welding and nursing.
Todd Seibel, assistant professor, National Energy Center of Excellence, helped develop curriculum for BSC's new Water & Waste Water Technology program. He teaches courses for that program and two other energy programs. A BSC graduate in Power Plant Technology ('07), Seibel was a lab technician and operator at Basin Electric Power Cooperative's Antelope Valley Station near Beulah the past six years. He earned a Bachelor of Science in career and technical education from Valley City State University in 2012.
Gregory Lugar, nuclear power technology instructor, served six years in the U.S. Navy (2004-10) and graduated from the Navy Nuclear Power School as a nuclear electronics technician. He operated and maintained submarine control systems as a member of the Reactor Control Division and oversaw the division training program. After his discharge, Lugar was an auxiliary operator at a nuclear generating station in South Carolina. He will graduate from University of Mary in December with a bachelor's degree in theology.
Lynsey Frey, assistant professor of farm management education, bases her job in Dickinson, working one on one with agriculture producers in southwestern North Dakota. She has bachelor degrees in agricultural economics and animal science from North Dakota State University. Frey was farm/ranch management instructor at Dakota College at Bottineau the past two years. She also worked in agriculture sales and service in Minot and Sawyer. In 2008, Frey started her own photography business.
David Mozingo, assistant professor of welding, spent most of his 20-year career working in North Carolina at Goldsboro Tank Manufacturing and Old Warrior Company, where he also was a project manager. He joined Caterpillar in West Fargo in 2011. Mozingo is a member of and holds many welding certifications from the American Welding Society. He has diplomas in welding and auto body repair from Fayetteville Technical Community College and is currently pursuing a baccalaureate degree.
Aimee Bachmeier has the new position of nursing instructor in the Dakota Nursing Program. She teaches clinical and lab courses in the practical and associate degree programs. Her specialties are maternal newborn, labor and delivery and neonatal intensive care unit. A registered nurse at Sanford Health since 2005, Bachmeier also worked at Mayo Health Systems in Rochester, Minn., and St. Vincent's Health Care, Billings, Mont. She has a BS in nursing from Minot State University and a MS in nursing education from University of Mary.
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