CLC Employee Directory

If you need assistance in locating an employee of CLC please call 218-855-8000

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Kathy Boser

Nursing Instructor
218-855-8072
Brainerd W222
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Kathy Boser

Nursing Instructor

218-855-8072
Brainerd W222
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Kristina Ehnert

Accounting Instructor
218-855-8092
Brainerd W212
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Kristina Ehnert

Accounting Instructor

Kristina Ehnert is an Accounting Instructor at Central Lakes College in Brainerd, MN. Accounting courses that Kristina teaches include; Accounting Principles, Payroll Accounting, Accounting Applications, Intermediate Accounting and Cost Accounting. Being an Accounting Internship mentor and Accounting Club adviser are also part of Kristina’s rewarding responsibilities. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Accounting from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and an MBA degree with an Accounting concentration from Keller Business School of Management. Kristina is also a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Leadership Training program.

Kristina has her Certified Public Accounting license and is a member of the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants and the AICPA. She began her accounting career in private industry before launching her career in higher education. While working in industry she enjoyed preparing and analyzing monthly financial statements and board reports, performing revenue and cost analysis, compiling audit schedules, reconciliations and footnotes for the annual audit, calculating and examining financial leverage ratios and profitability ratios, but most of all Kristina was enthusiastic in sharing her passion for superior accounting with new accounting staff. Additionally, she taught MS Excel courses through Community Education and relished working with adult learners.

Kristina is active in her community as a director on the IDS #553 School Board, a volunteer on various school committees, a Sunday School Teacher and Vacation Bible School volunteer. In her spare time she enjoys scrapbooking, camping, golfing, gardening, and hiking. Above all else, she is a dedicated mother and wife and enjoys spending the most time with her two sons and husband.

218-855-8092
Brainerd W212
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Ron Houle

Computer Tech Instructor
218-855-8091
Dual W204
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Ron Houle

Computer Tech Instructor

Ron graduated from Brainerd Community College with an Associate of Arts. He earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees in Business Management from the College of St. Scholastica. Ron holds Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications from Microsoft and is a Certified Novell Administrator. Ron holds CompTIA Net+ certification and is a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT). Ron is a published author of an MCDST textbook/manual and a technical editor and frequent reviewer for books focused on Microsoft system engineering, networking, and administration. Ron has been teaching business management and computer technology for over 24 years, spent two years as an Information Systems Manager and 17 years in circulation management with the Star Tribune newspaper in Minneapolis.

218-855-8091
Dual W204
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Brandy Lindquist

English Instructor
218-855-8103
Brainerd E459
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Brandy Lindquist

English Instructor

Brandy Hoffmann taught in the Writing Studies Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth for nine years before joining the English department at CLC. She is dedicated to helping students overcome obstacles to writing effectively – fear, procrastination, writer’s block – and she asks her students to think of themselves as powerful contributors through their reading and writing practices. She likes old books, poetry, vinyl records, live music, community radio, children’s literature, lakes, and hanging out with her twin daughters and husband. She received an M.A. in English from UMD.

218-855-8103
Brainerd E459
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David Otto

Welding Instructor
218-855-8086
Brainerd W277
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David Otto

Welding Instructor

David Otto is a 2001 graduate with a Welding and Manufacturing Diploma from CLC. David worked for Graphics Packaging INC. in Crosby, MN as a welder, machinist, and assembler, fabricating large automated packaging machines. David then followed his passion for snowmobiles and racing while working as a chief mechanic on the factory Arctic Cat professional snowmobile race team in Thief River Falls, MN He also worked for Carlson Motorsports in Elk River, MN as chief mechanic for their race team until 2013. David also maintains his own fabrication shop at home. He started teaching at CLC in the Fall of 2013.

218-855-8086
Brainerd W277
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Brainerd Security

Security
218-828-6050
Brainerd C125
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Brainerd Security

Security

218-828-6050
Brainerd C125
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Julie Woitalla

Director of Nursing
218-855-8125
Dual W254
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Julie Woitalla

Director of Nursing

Julie Woitalla MSN, RN, Graduated from the College St. Scholastica in 1991, and received a Masters in Nursing Education from Metropolitan State University. Her Nursing career has included working as a RN at Mayo Methodist Hospital in Rochester, St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Crow Wing County Public Health, Horizon Health Home Care and the Pierz School District. She has been with Central Lakes College since 2009. She currently resides in Pierz with her husband where she also assists with the family farm. She has four adult children. She also enjoys gardening, reading and hanging out at the lake with friends.

218-855-8125
Dual W254
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David Gray

History instructor
218-855-8276
Brainerd E343
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David Gray

History instructor

218-855-8276
Brainerd E343
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Floyd Ashburn

Tech Support
218-894-5189
Staples W122
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Floyd Ashburn

Tech Support

218-894-5189
Staples W122
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Kori Busho

Program Coordinator
218-855-8139
Brainerd E218
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Kori Busho

Program Coordinator

218-855-8139
Brainerd E218
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Gina Gakin

AD Nursing Faculty
Brainerd
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Gina Gakin

AD Nursing Faculty

Brainerd
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Suzie Karsnia

Counselor
218-855-8015
Brainerd C164
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Suzie Karsnia

Counselor

Professional Experience: Suzie is in her 25th year as a community college counselor. In addition to counseling she teaches classes in College and Career Studies. She has been actively involved in and has served as a board member on the Association of Minnesota Community and Technical College Counselors and the Minnesota Career Development Association. Education: Master of Arts in Educational Psychology/Counseling, University of Minnesota, Duluth Bachelor of Applied Science in Psychology, University of Minnesota, Duluth Favorite quote (one of them):
“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

218-855-8015
Brainerd C164
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Bill Matthies

Underwater Diving
218-829-5953
Brainerd
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Bill Matthies

Underwater Diving

218-829-5953
Brainerd
Paul Preimesberger

Paul Preimesberger

Dean of Enrollment Management and Student Success
218-855-8163
Brainerd C122
Paul Preimesberger
Paul Preimesberger

Dean of Enrollment Management and Student Success

218-855-8163
Brainerd C122
Eloise Thorson

Eloise Thorson

Customized Training Representative
218-894-5174
Staples
Eloise Thorson
Eloise Thorson

Customized Training Representative

218-894-5174
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