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Graduate Alumni

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Grad YearFull NameDegreeSpecialtyAdvisorJob Placement After Completion
2020Hilary SyvertsonM.S.WFS - WildlifeLonsinger/GregoryGIS Specialist, State of Montana, Helene, MT
2020Michael SundallM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksPrivate Lands Biologist, Pheasants Forever, IA
2020Kathryn SchlafkeM.S.WFS - FisheriesGraebOutdoor Education, North Dakota Game and Fish
2020Nicholas KludtPh.D.WFS - FisheriesGraebSenior Fisheries Specialist, Minnesota DNR
2020Sarah HerzogM.S.BIOS - NRMLatvisPh.D. student, Kansas State University
2020Miran Hama-SalhPh.D.WFS - FisheriesBrownLecturer, University of Sulaimani
2020Will GallmanM.S.WFS - WildlifeStaffordTBD
2020Austin GalinatM.S.WFS - FisheriesChippsFishery Biologist, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, Sacramento, CA
2020Seth FopmaPh.D.WFS - FisheriesGraebIowa Department of Natural Resources
2020Brandi Felts (Crider)Ph.D.WFS - WildlifeJenksIdaho Game and Fish
2020Heidi BeckerM.S.BIOS - NRMLefflerSoil Conservationist, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Ipswich, SD
2019Lucas ZilverbergM.S.BIOS - NRMLan XuBiologist, Pheasants Forever, Sleepy Eye, MN
2019Katherine WollmanM.S.WFS - FisheriesTroelstrupBiologist, Grand River Dam Authority, OK
2019Brandon VanderbushM.S.WFS - FisheriesBrownResource Biologist, SD Game, Fish and Parks, Chamberlain, SD
2019Aaron SundmarkPh.D.WFS - WildlifeGigliottiFisheries Lake IBI Biologist, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
2019Jessica RichertM.S.BIOS - NRMLefflerEcosystem-Biomed Health Laboratory, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AL
2019Lindsey Parsons (Bischoff)Ph.D.WFS - WildlifeJenksDeer/Elk Coordinator, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
2019Joseph MrnakM.S.WFS - FisheriesChippsPh.D. student, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2019Jennifer LutzeM.S.BIOS - NRMP. Johnson/JensenBird Conservancy of the Rockies
2019Rebecca KolstromM.S.BIOS - NRMWilson/GigliottiThe Great Basin Institute, Sacramento, CA
2019Bailey GulliksonM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksConservation Program Specialist, Department of Agriculture, Pierre, SD
2019Jacob ComerM.S.WFS - WildlifePerkinsWildlife Biologist with Quail Forever, Elizabethtown, NC
2019Jameson BrennanPh.D.BIOS - NRMJohnson, P.Assistant Professor, Animal Science, SDSU, Rapid City, SD
2019Michael BredesonPh.D.BIOS - NRMSmart/LundgrenEcdysis, Minnesota Branch
2018Jill VoorheesM.S.WFS - FisheriesBrown/ChippsHatchery Assistant Manager, State of SD, Rapid City
2018Travis RehmM.S.WFS - FisheriesChippsFisheries Biologist, the Spokane Tribe of Indians
2018Mandy OrthPh.D.WFSJensenInstructor, Department of Biology and Microbiology, SDSU
2018Emily MitchellM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksArea Biologist/Resource Biologist, Montana
2018Hector Menendez IIIPh.D.BIOS - NRMDudashResearch Agriculturist, USDA-ARS, College Station, TX
2018Kyle KaskieM.S.BIOS - NRMWimberlyGIS Program Specialist, SD Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre, SD
2018Tom KasigaPh.D.WFS - FisheriesBrownPostdoc, SDSU
2018Stephen JonesM.S.WFS - FisheriesGraebBiologist, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2018Elise Hughes BerheimM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksFounder of Environmental Experiences LLC, Colorado
2018Mark HendrixM.S.BIOS - NRMSmartResource Program Manager, Custer State Park, SD
2018Joshua HarveyM.S.BIOS - NRMLefflerResearch Associate, Texas A&M AgriLife
2018Tyler GarwoodM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksPh.D. Student, University of Minnesota
2018Eli FeltsPh.D.WFS - FisheriesGraebIdaho Fish and Game
2018Surendra BamM.S.BIOS - NRMXuPh.D. candidate, La Trobe University
2017Brandon WhiteM.S.WFS - FisheriesBrownBiologist, Idaho Game and Fish
2017Ty WerdelM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksPh.D. Student, Kansas State University
2017Lily SweikertPh.D.WFS - WildlifeGigliottiFellow, the USAID Global Development Lab, D.C.
2017Aaron SuehringM.S.BIOS - NRMTroelstrupWestern Ecosystems Technology, Inc
2017Ming-Yu StephensM.S.BIOS - NRMPerkinsEnvironmental Scientist, Anchorage, AL
2017David SchumannPh.D.WFS - FisheriesBertrandAssistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
2017Alexander RosburgM.S.WFS - FisheriesChippsFisheries Biologist, SD Game, Fish and Parks
2017Samantha RommingenM.S.WFS - WildlifeDieterMom of three kids, Bismarck, ND
2017Jarrett PfrimmerPh.D.WFS - WildlifeStaffordDirector of Meskwaki Department of Natural Resources Sac and Fox Tribe of Mississippi in Iowa, Tama, IA
2017Erin PetersonM.S.WFS - FisheriesTroelstrupPh.D. student, University of Maine
2017Jacob PecenkaM.S.BIOS - NRMSmart/LundgrenFormer Senior Community Assistant, SDSU
2017Sarah NevisonM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksWildlife Biologist, NE Game and Parks Commission
2017Daniel T. NelsonM.S.WFS - FisheriesWuellnerBiological Scientist, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2017Neal MartorelliM.S.WFS - WildlifeStaffordPrivate Lands Wildlife Biologist, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
2017Claire LaCanne(Bestul)M.S.BIOS - NRMSmart/LundgrenExtension Educator, Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of MN
2017Lyntausha KuehlM.S.BIOS - NRMTroelstrupStudent, Wolf Ridge Environmental Education Learning Center
2017Chance KirkeengM.S.WFS - FisheriesGraebFisheries Biologist, WY
2017Adam KauthM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksIdaho Department of Fish and Game
2017Todd Kaufman M.S.WFS - FisheriesBrown/BlackwellFisheries Biologist, SD Game, Fish and Parks, Webster, SD
2017Chad KaiserM.S.WFS - FisheriesBertrandFisheries Biologist, Georgia
2017Randy JohnsonM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksLarge Carnivore Specialist, Wisconsin DNR
2017Kassondra HendricksM.S.WFS - WildlifeDieter/BakkerBiologist, Ducks Unlimited, Minnesota
2016Brandon TyczM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksBiologist, Idaho Game and Fish
2016Kylee ShotkoskiM.S.BIOS - NRMDieterProject Manager Contractor Firm, Sioux Falls, SD
2016William RadiganM.S.WFS - FisheriesGraebArmy 
2016Fred OslundM.S.WFS - WildlifeStaffordBiologist, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Fergus Falls, MN
2016Katherine MoratzM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksBiologist, West Inc., Bismarck
2016John LorenzenM.S.WFS - FisheriesBertrand/GraebFisheries Biologist, Missouri
2016Joshua LeonardM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksPh.D. student, University of Wyoming
2016Jeremy KientzM.S.WFS - FisheriesChippsSD Game, Fish and Parks
2016Adam JankePh.D.WFS - WildlifeStaffordAssistant Profesor, Iowa State University
2016Kaylee FaltysM.S.BIOS - NRMTroelstrupAssociate Scientist, PPD, Madison, WI
2016Shubham DattaPh.D.WFS - WildlifeJenksAssistant Professor, Minot State University, Bottineau, ND
2016Kristopher CudmoreM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksBiologist, SD Game, Fish and Parks
2016Ryann CresseyM.S.WFS - WildlifeStaffordBiologist, Ducks Unlimited, Bismarck, ND
2016Kurt ChowanskiPh.D.BIOS - NRMGatesResearch Scientist, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
2016Timothy BrucePh.D.WFS - FisheriesBrown/YoungPost Doc (Fish Immunology) -- University of Idaho
2016Jason BreeggemannPh.D.WFS - FisheriesGraebFisheries Biologist, WI
2016Albara BinothmanM.S.WFS - FisheriesJenksBiologist, Saudi Arabian Government
2015Malia VolkePh.D.BIOS - NRMJohnson, C.Aquatic and Riparian Habitat Specialist, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
2015Kwan TeohM.S.BIOS - NRMJohnson, C.Environmental Research Associate, As You Sow, UC Berkeley
2015Kristin SternhagenM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksPlanner, City of Yankton, SD
2015Bradley SmithM.S.WFS - FisheriesWillis/BlackwellBiologist, Oregon Game and Fish
2015Benjamin SimpsonM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksBiologist, NY State Dept of Environmental Conservation
2015Dustin SchulzM.S.WFS - FisheriesBrownMarketing, Prairie Aquatech LLC
2015Natalie ScheibelM.S.WFS - FisheriesChippsOregon Department of Fish and Game
2015Tait RonningenM.S.WFS - WildlifeDieterBiologist, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Bismarck, ND
2015Jordan PurintunM.S.BIOS - NRMLarsonState Botanist, SD Natural Heritage Program Coordinator, SD Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre, SD
2015Brynn ParrM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksBiologist, Alaska Game and Fish
2015Diane NaremM.S.BIOS - NRMXuResearcher IV, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota
2015Darrel MechamM.S.WFS - FisheriesGraebFisheries Biologist, UT
2015Brianna LindM.S.BIOS - NRMHananPhD student in Plant and Environmental Sciences, NMSU
2015Wyatt KirwanM.S.BIOS - NRMSmartIndustry
2015William InselmanM.S.WFS - WildlifeGrovenburgBiologist, Nebraska Game and Parks, Bassett, NE
2015Emily HelmsM.S.BIOS - NRMSmartNatural Resource Conservation Service
2015Jeffrey GroteM.S.WFS - FisheriesWuellnerAffiliate, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2015Brianna GraffM.S.WFS - WildlifeGrovenburgLibrarian, Clear Lake, Iowa
2015David DeslauriersPh.D.WFS - FisheriesChippsResearch Scientist, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
2015Andrew CarlsonM.S.WFS - FisheriesGraebPh.D. Candidate, Michigan State
2015Joe BennettM.S.BIOS - NRMPerkinsGame Biologist, Nevada Department of Wildlife in Tonopah, NV
2014David WilckensM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksBiologist, New Mexico Game and Fish
2014Aaron Von EschenM.S.WFS - FisheriesBrownResearch Biologist, US Fish and Wildlife Service
2014Emily UlrichM.S.BIOS - NRMPerkinsResearch Technician, Nevada
2014Benjamin TurnerPh.D.BIOS - NRMGatesAssistant Professor, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
2014Megan ThulM.S.WFS - FisheriesChippsIowa Department of Natural Resources
2014Joshua B. SmithPh.D.WFS - WildlifeJenksBiologist, Oregon Game and Fish
2014Scott SindelarM.S.WFS - FisheriesBrownAquaculture Manager, Prairie Aquatech LLC
2014Tobias RappPh.D.WFS - FisheriesGraebResearch Scientist, Germany
2014Brian PaulyM.S.BIOS - NRMDieterPrivate Lands Biologist, SD Game, Fish and Parks, Huron
2014Megan Mortellaro-BrownM.S.BIOS - NRMSmartNatural Resource Conservation Service
2014Claire LaCanne (Bestul)M.S.BIOS - NRMJohnson, C.University of Minnesota Extension Educator
2014Rebeca JuarezM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksStaff, Eastern Oregon University
2014Kjetil HendersonM.S.WFS - FisheriesGigliottiBiologist, the Rock Island District Army Corps of Engineers
2014Laura HeironimusM.S.WFS - FisheriesChippsSturgeon Biologist, US Fish and Wildlife Service
2014Cari-Ann HayerPh.D.WFS - FisheriesGraebFisheries Biologist, WI
2014Justin DupeyM.S.WFS - WildlifeJensenBiologist, US Fish and Wildlife Service
2014Daniel DembkowskiPh.D.WFS - FisheriesWuellnerResearch scientist, WICFWRU
2014Michael BarnesPh.D.WFS - FisheriesBrownAdministrator, SD Game, Fish and Parks
2013Cody WarnerM.S.WFS - WildlifeDieterNatural Resource Conservation Service, Webster, SD
2013Tanner StevensM.S.WFS - FisheriesGraebFisheries Biologist, MN
2013Alexander SolemM.S.WFS - WildlifeJensenResource Biologist, SD Game, Fish and Parks, Huron, SD
2013Anna Sidie-SlettedahlM.S.WFS - WildlifeJensenBiologist, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Minneapolis, MN
2013Brian  SchafferM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksBiologist, ND Game and Fish
2013Alexander LetvinM.S.WFS - FisheriesBrownEnvironmental Scientist, CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
2013Jacob KrauseM.S.WFS - FisheriesBertrandPostdoctoral Scholar, North Carolina State University
2013Arjun KafleM.S.BIOS - NRMTroelstrupPh.D. Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Biology and Microbiology, SDSU
2013Mark KaemingkPh.D.WFS - FisheriesWillisResearch Associate/Fishery Scientist, Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln, NE
2013Jessica HowellM.S.WFS - FisheriesBertrandCoordinator, Aquatic Nuisance Species, ND
2013Trenton HaffleyM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksBiologist, SD Game, Fish and Parks
2013Eli FeltsM.S.WFS - FisheriesGraebPh.D. Graduate Research Assistant, Department of NRM, SDSU
2013Andrew DierksM.S.BIOS - NRMJensenSeed Service, Lubben Farms, MN
2013Julie DeJongPh.D.WFS - WildlifeHigginsHead of Animal Control, Sioux Falls
2013Benjamin CarrollM.S.WFS - WildlifeDieterFish and Wildlife Biologist, State of Washington
2013Eric BoydaM.S.BIOS - NRMXuBiologist, Ducks Unlimited, Bismarck, ND
2012Joshua WhiteM.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksBiologist, Idaho Game and Fish
2012Kendall Vande KampM.S.BIOS - NRMTroelstrupEnvironmental Scientist, HDR, Sioux Falls, SD
2012Jason ThieleM.S.BIOS - NRMBakkerEnvironmental Inspector, Mecklenburg County, NC
2012Mandy OrthM.S.BIOS - NRMDieterPh.D. Graduate Assistant, Department of NRM, SDSU
2012Kyle Monteith M.S.WFS - WildlifeJenksBiologist, NRCS, Watertown, SD
2012Jacob DavisM.S.WFS - FisheriesWillisBiologist, Blackhills SD Game, Fish and Parks
2012Sarah BrunetteM.S.WFS - WildlifeGatesFamily Service Specialist, Rapid City, SD
2011Casey HeimerlM.S.WFS - WildlifeJensenWildlife Biologist, SD Game, Fish & Parks