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Civil Servants of the Year selected for 2015

Published May 4, 2015
Aaron Buesing, engineering and construction, is one of the St. Paul District's four Civil Servants of the Year.

Aaron Buesing, engineering and construction, is one of the St. Paul District's four Civil Servants of the Year.

Monique Johs, engineering and construction, is one of the district's four Civil Servants of the Year.

Monique Johs, engineering and construction, is one of the district's four Civil Servants of the Year.

Dawn Linder, contracting, is one of the St. Paul District's four Civil Servants of the Year.

Dawn Linder, contracting, is one of the St. Paul District's four Civil Servants of the Year.

Nathan Wallerstedt prjoect management, is one of the district's four Civil Servants of the Year.

Nathan Wallerstedt prjoect management, is one of the district's four Civil Servants of the Year.

Aaron Buesing
Engineering and Construction

Position Title: Hydraulic Engineer
Total Years with the St. Paul District: 21.5
Total Years with the Corps of Engineers: 21.5
Total Years with the Federal Government: 21.5

Previous Positions/Employment: Project Engineer, Minnesota River Joint Powers Board; Project Engineer, University of Minnesota Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory

Education: Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, 1991; Post-graduate studies, University of Minnesota

Hobbies: Recreational softball and touch football

Residence: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Comments: “It's an honor to be selected as one of the Civil Servants of the Year for the St. Paul District in 2014. My wife, Denise, and son, Seth, are always supportive when I need to put in extra time to do a good job at work. I share the award with them.”


Monique Johs
Engineering and Construction

Position Title: Lead Administrative Secretary
Total Years with the St. Paul District: 5 years
Total Years with the Corps of Engineers: 5 years
Total Years with the Federal Government: 25 years

Previous Positions/Employment: Command Yeoman, U. S. Navy (20 years)

Education: Associates Degree, Columbia College; Columbia, Missouri

Hobbies: Music, quilting, swimming

Residence: Savage, Minnesota

Comments: “I'm extremely honored and blessed to receive this award. A mission can't succeed without the help of everyone. The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is truly a wonderful team of professional and dedicated individuals.”


Dawn Linder
Contracting

Position Title: Contract Specialist
Total Years with the St. Paul District: 36
Total Years with the Corps of Engineers: 36
Total Years with the Federal Government: 36

Previous Positions/Employment: None

Education: High School

Hobbies: My grandkids

Residence: Prescott, Wisconsin

Comments: “This is such an honor. My career with the Corps of Engineers has been very rewarding. I work with a great group of people.”


Nate Wallerstedt
Project Management

Position Title: Project Manager
Total Years with the St. Paul District: ~5.5
Total Years with the Corps of Engineers: ~5.5
Total Years with the Federal Government: ~5.5

Previous Positions/Employment: Civil Engineer/Project Manager with Landform Engineering Company - (~5.5 years)

Education: Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering - University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

Hobbies: Hunting, waterskiing, camping, downhill skiing and snowboarding.

Residence: Forest Lake, Minnesota

Comments: “I'm truly honored to be nominated for this awarded and feel very fortunate to work with such great, hard working individuals at the St. Paul District. I look forward to many more years with the organization.”