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GLIFWC NEWS Top GLIFWC administrators call out a big miigwech to staff To the left GLIFWC staff received pins recognizing 5-year employment anniversaries. Pictured from left Julie Ante 15 Riley Brooks 5 Jonas Moermond 5 Brad Kacizak 5 Ben Michaels 5 and LaTisha Coffin 5. Additional staff not pictured were also recognized for their years of service Alexandra Wrobel 5 Sara Moses 5 Lisa David 5 Dara Unglaube 10 and Dan North 15. Lower left Wrapped in a new Pendleton blanket Inland Fisheries Technician Ed White accepts congratulations from Executive Administrator James Zorn for completing 25 years of service to GLIFWC. Deputy Administrator Gerry DePerry pictured right enjoys the moment. Great Lakes Fisheries Technician Mike Plucinski shares his thoughts on joining GLIFWCs exclusive 30-years-of-service-club as James Zorn and Gerry DePerry look on. Photos by Charlie Otto Rasmussen Third person rounds out staff for language project Melissa Maund-Rasmussen filled out the small cadre of staff needed to complete GLIFWCs new Administra- tion for Native Americans language grant. Working with Wes Ballinger and LeviTadgersonRasmussenwhostarted with GLIFWC last December will complete the web component of this project. A three-year project the goal is to produce four seasonal stories with a complementary interactive website containing further resources like games and activities. Rasmussen is in charge of the latter. Born in Texas her parents later movedtoLibertyvilleIllinoisnearChi- cagowhereshecompletedhighschool. Shestudiedelementaryeducationandart at Winona State in Minnesota but more recently completed a certificate in web designfromWisconsinIndianheadTechnicalCollegeAshlandWisconsinin2011. Over the last sixteen years she has been self-employed as a photographer graphic designer and a web designer. She currently also manages the web page for A Natural Branch of Learning an outdoor education program for youth. Married to GLIFWCs Charlie Rasmussen writerphotographer she has devoted much of her time to raising their three children Jackson 16 Augustin 14 and Isabella 10. While getting children to events such as swim meets takes up much of her time she also enjoys outdoor activities photography and just occasionally slipping away for a weekend with old friends. Sue Erickson GLIFWC staff roster grows PAGE 17 MAZINAIGANSUMMER 2015 Ante shifts gears from foods to records Stephen Ante Red Cliff took on a new position with GLIFWC and a chal- lenging one as a records management clerk with a focus on the Enforcement Division. It was a big change from his previ- ous position as a food tester with the Mino Wiisinidaa Lets Eat Good Traditional Foods for Healthy Living a three-year ANA grant program that concluded with the publication of a traditional foods cookbook. Prior to that Stephen served in several capacities as a summer intern with GLIFWC as well. He started the new position in the fall of 2014 and by now is feeling well- oriented within the Enforcement Divi- sion where he is entering records into electronic files as well as maintaining hard copy files. Records such as cita- tions revocations and suspensions are part of the routine entries along with reports. Reports may involve some data breakdown such as how many citations how many were dismissed and how many were convicted. A graduate of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College with an associate degree in business management Steves passion is for gardening harvesting wild foods in the spring and summer and no surprisecooking. Hes also serious about his music. Sue Erickson