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Lake Region State College
Bergstrom Technical Education Center
1801 College Drive North
Devils Lake, ND  58301

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Lake Region State College
Attn: TrainND Northeast
1801 College Drive North
Devils Lake, ND  58301-1598

PHONE: 1 (800) 443-1313
FAX: (701) 665-4670

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Trainers


Terri Horpedahl brings a high energy presence and a diverse career to TrainND. She has had two dream careers—one in education and one in sales. In both, she helped others achieve their goals. Since 2005, she has won travel, prizes, and recognition for her sales achievements, become a division manager, taught a web course, and presented at national conferences. Still a teacher at heart, Terri’s training philosophy is to dream as big as you can, believe you can achieve, and then become the person to accomplish it. She knows it works because she’s done it! Terri joined Train ND in 2011 and specializes in soft skills training such as communication, customer service, leadership, and motivation.
   
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Terry Beich’s keenness makes his classes fun. Terry has worked in the education field for over 20 years with a wide range of students. He currently teaches courses for Lake Region State College and Park University at the Grand Forks Air Force Base. He is a graduate of Southwest State University, Winona State University, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He holds BA and BS degrees in Speech/Theatre Arts, Physical Education, and Education as well as an MA degree in Theatre Arts/Communications.
   
Jolie Johnston enjoys working with students and seeing them succeed. She is a facilitator who develops curriculum for Sanford Health, with a focus on new employee orientation. She specializes in Microsoft® products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. A friendly, positive trainer and communicator, Jolie believes learning should be fun and exciting. She hopes participants can take at least one new idea or process and implement it in their work to make their day a bit easier. Jolie finds joy in seeing that "a-ha" moment. She has a BS degree in Business Management from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND.
   
Kyle Ternes has served as a law enforcement officer for over 20 years, with more than 10 years experience in a mid-level management position. Kyle is highly structured and gives tremendous attention to detail. He motivates participants to stay on track to achieve their goals. He often says, "You have to know where you are going if you want to get there!" Kyle is a graduate of Lake Region State College and Mayville State University. He holds a BS degree in Business Administration with specializations in Marketing and Management. He is a time management expert, and has conducted trainings on coaching and conflict, meetings, delegation, and business communications. Kyle joined TrainND's team February 2011.
   
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Missy Ohe has spent more than 20 years encouraging and inspiring clients in a variety of roles, including keynote and breakout speaking, hosting a weekly radio program, writing magazine articles and a quote book, coaching business individuals, and facilitating groups of various sizes. Missy's style is upbeat and leaves you with information that you can utilize on a daily basis.
   
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Arlys Reitmeier, BSN, RN, CMM, graduated from Bemidji State University in Bemidji. MN with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She also is a Certified Case Manager (CMM). Arlys's experience includes over 25 years in nursing; including care of the acute and chronically ill, medical case management, and medical review. Previously she taught students in a practical nursing program at Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, MN prior to moving to Grand Forks. Currently, Reitmeier teaches Nurse 100 and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) courses for Lake Region State College and TrainND. She is also a Qualified Service Provider (QSP) Nurse Trainer for TrainND in the Grand Forks area. 


   
Melissa Moser, BSN, RN, is a Health Care Training Instructor for TrainND Northeast. Melissa's goal is to ensure her participants are well-prepared for their health career that lies ahead. Formerly, she served as the school nurse at Head Start and worked with the geriatric population at Heartland Care Center. Melissa also was the Health Career Training Manager for TrainND until she accepted a full time Nursing Instructor position with Lake Region State College in January 2015. Melissa's passion is, "teaching others to care for people."
   
Merrie Nass TrainND Merrie Nass, RN, received her degree at Lake Region State College (LRSC) in the first ADN course offered through LRSC.  Merrie is a dedicated nurse trainer for TrainND with instruction for the Certified Nurse Assistant, First Aid, CPR, & AED training, and Qualified Service Provider Program and more.  Merrie also works part time in Cando at the Towner County Living Center.  Merrie shared her two greatest passions in life are "caring for the elderly and education.  They both bring smiles, which sustains me better than food.  I love to travel and spread the word of this wonderful world of healthcare.  TrainND offers both to me".

 


   

Registered Nurse Trainers


Qualified Service Providers (QSPs) are friends, family and community members who care for people who want to continue living in their own homes. TrainND Northeast, in conjunction with the Department of Human Services (DHS), provides instruction to potential QSPs. 40 Registered Nurses (RNs) throughout the state are contracted as part-time trainers. This is a great service to the home care giving community so people do not have to travel long distances to get quality instruction. DHS covers the cost of training except for a $10 processing fee.
   
Jay Johnson is the instructor for the Wind Energy Technician Program at LRSC. Additionally, Jay helped build the program from the ground up (so to speak). Before joining LRSC, Jay was a technician at Langdon Wind, the wind farm near Langdon, ND. Jay has a BS in Industrial Technology and a MA in Communications from UND.
   
Cindy Brown enjoys working with people of all ages and says, "It's never too late to learn something new!" She graduated from Valley City State University with majors in Business Administration & Business Education, and earned a masters degree in Educational Leadership from NDSU. With her vocational certifications in Business Technology and Marketing, as well as certification as a Microsoft® Office Specialist, Cindy is truly a subject matter expert. Cindy has worked with TrainND since June 2009.
   
Rick Senger has extensive experience in law enforcement and martial arts. "When a master is no longer a student he is no longer a master," Rick says. "Always be learning, then give it away. To teach is to learn twice." He is a Navy veteran and has been teaching martial arts since 1985. He has conducted trainings in self-defense and personal protection to groups, such as police officers, nurses, teachers, women's groups, state organizations, Canadian RCMP officers, North Dakota National Guard security personnel, and private security firms. His certifications include Japan Karate-do Ryobu-kai, Redman (force on force), P.P.C.T. Defensive Tactics, and pepper spray. Rick earned a BA in Business from Dickinson State University.
   
Tom McNaughton has taught courses in Health Care and Information Technology for Lake Region State College since 2000. As an online instructor, Tom has extensive knowledge of the e–college platform and has used it to design and develop various classes. Mr. McNaughton holds a Master’s of Science degree in Information Resource Management from Central Michigan University with an undergraduate degree in Systems Information Management from Park University.
   
Bill McCauley will be teaching Introduction to Information and Computer Science. Bill has over 10 years of experience working with computers and computer networks. He is a veteran and former United States Air Force member where he worked in computer administration, avionics, and electronics. In addition to teaching for Lake Region, Bill is currently a Department of Defense contractor as a computer, server, and electronic medical records administrator.
   
Alex Todorovic is an IT professional with close to 20 years of experience in the industry. Alex's formal education and professional training are in the areas of Computer Science, Health Care Administration and Business Administration. Currently, Alex is employed by Altru Health System as the Manager of Clinical Applications and has served as Epic Implementation Manager, by providing leadership and expertise for a nearly $30 million investment in Information Technology. Alex is a vetted member of the North Dakota State Health Information Technology Advisory Committee and a member of the Lake Region State College Health IT Program Advisory Board. Additionally, as a part time faculty member, Alex works with Computer Science and Healthcare Administration students at the local universities.
 

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