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Riverstone workers honored, licensed

DEQ to a sanitarian who has demonstrated a commitment to protect, sustain, and Nikki Peterson, a regisimprove a healthful environtered sanitarian at RiverStone ment for future generations. Health, received the 2015 Harris received his bachelor’s William degree from the University of G. Walter North Carolina at Chapel Hill Outstanding in 2007 and joined RiverStone Sanitarian Health in 2008. DEQ conAward, which tracts with RiverStone Health the Montana to review subdivision proposEnvironmenals in Yellowstone County. Peterson tal Health Megan Herrenkohl passed Association the national presents at its annual meeting exam for to a member who has shown registered outstanding job performance environmenin the past year. Peterson, a tal health member of the RiverStone specialists Health team since 2011, joined and achieved Herrenkohl Environmental Health Serlicensure in vices in 2013. Montana Adam as a Registered Sanitarian. Harris, a In 2014, she graduated from registered California State Universanitarsity, Chico, with a bachelor’s ian, received degree in environmental the 2015 health science and a minor in Harris Department sustainable management. She of Environjoined RiverStone Health in mental Quality Excellence February of 2015. Award, presented by the state

Duncan earns CISR credential

was awarded Agent of the Year at the 84th annual Independent Insurance Agents Beatrice Kaye Duncan of Association of Montana the Darnielle Insurance Agenconvention. This award is cy in Billings has received the presented to a member of this Certified Insurance Service state wide group for outRepresentative designation standing contributions to the after her successful comple- improvement of the Montana tion of five, one-day courses Association. covering all areas of insurance risks and exposures, followed McNamer named by extensive examinations. The CISR designation is AAFP Fellow awarded by the Society of Deirdre McNamer, MD, CISR, a not-for-profit orgaFAAFP, a family physician in nization and member of The Red Lodge, has achieved the National Alliance for Insurdegree of Fellow of the Ameriance Education & Research, can Academy of Physicians the nation’s premier provider (AAFP), the national mediof insurance and risk manage- cal association representing ment education. Currently nearly 120,900 family physithere are more than 70,000 cians, residents and medical participants in the Society of students. The degree was CISR Program and more than conferred on more than 130 27,000 individuals holding family physicians during conthe CISR designation. vocation in conjunction with the AAFP’s annual meeting.

Darnielle named Agent of the Year

Deanna M. Darnielle of the Darnielle Insurance Agency

Man earns safety credential

Sam Buchanan has com-

pleted all requirements for the Certified Safety Professional certification. This highly respected certification is awarded by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals to individuals who meet eligibility criteria and experience in the safety, health and environmental discipline and have passed an examination. Buchanan works for Weave Consulting Inc. and may be reached at 670-2265.


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Jordan Hennessy has joined the Downtown Branch of Western Security Bank as a credit analyst. Hennessy was most recently with the State of Montana’s Banking Division as an examiner. He can be reached at 371-8257.

Johnson passes licensing exams

Shannon Johnson, with Strategic Retirement Plans, Farmers Insurance has completed her Series 7 names new agent and 66 Securities exams as Melissa Rehm has been well as her Life and Health appointed Insurance Licensing exams. as an agent She is licensed in both Monfor Farmers tana and Wyoming. These Insurance exams require hundreds of Group. Rehm hours of preparation. Johnson brings more comes to Strategic Retirethan 18 years ment Plans with over 12 years Rehm of Farmers experience in administrative experience management and customer from the claims department. service excellence. She may She may be reached at the be reached at the office at 208 office at 520 Wick Lane, No. 9, N. Broadway, Suite 450, or by or by phone at 259-9795. calling 256-5121.

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