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Yvette Deleff (nee Dyke)- Nursing, 1988question mark

Since graduation Yvette has focused on geriatric nursing, moving to Grand Prairie in 1988 until 1989 when she moved to Sarcee, Carewest Long Term Care in Calgary. She moved to the Northwest Territories in 2000 working at Aven Manor in Yellowknife as Resident Care Leader until 2004. Yvette then began working at Stanton, Yellowknife as a Clinical Coordinator in medical services until 2008. She currently works in the Department of Health and Social Services in Yellowknife as the Health Planner, Long Term Care.

Timothy Frantz- Computer Information Systems, 1992

Along with fellow grad Stephen Graham, Timothy formed EFG Solutions in 1994, a customer software and IT consulting firm and developer and supplier of G-Track Grievance

Tracking Software sold all over North America. They recently merged with another IT firm, Data Control Management Solutions Ltd. They have been host to many practicum students and both Stephen and Timothy served on the CIT Advisory Board for many years. Timothy has also served a term as president of the Southern Alberta Technology Council, and on the board of Downtown Lethbridge. He is currently the chair of the Lethbridge Symphony Association Marketing Committee.

John Galbraith- Business Administration, 2002

John is currently working in a business development role with a tech company called Pointstreak.com. “It’s amazing,” he says.

Vern Koop- Broadcast Journalism, 1973

Vern recently retired after 35 years in broadcasting, 33 of those spent as the morning news anchor at CHQR radio. “Lethbridge College was a great place to get that final education boost allowing me to move into my chosen profession – something I will always be grateful for. Interactions with others on the Student Council were also valuable as were the relationships established with other students and faculty members.”

April Lait- General Studies, 2004

April is a respiratory therapist at the Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge after completing her training at SAIT. She is “Totally enjoying (her) career,” and just bought her first ‘real’ house.

Steven Moquin- Corrections, 2004

Steven is a federal correctional officer. He has been working for the Correctional Service of Canada for almost five years.

Jim Penson- Civil Engineering Technology, 2005

Jim is the Project Manager of Environment Services for the Regional District of East Kootenay. His favorite college memory was the “serious windy days out back trying to survey.” Virginia (Ginny) Smith (nee Holmes) Business Administration Management, 1977 Ginny worked for TransAlta Utilities until 2000, then Telus, and now for Alberta Agriculture as 4-H program assistant, Southern Region. Ginny currently participates as part of the Ag Tech Advisory Committee.

Antonio Simioni- Law Enforcement, 1979

Antonio worked as a Police Constable for the Camrose Police from 1979-1981 before moving to the Edmonton Police Service in 1981. He’s moved through the ranks from constable to detective to sergeant and is currently the President of the Edmonton Police Association since 2008.

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