Recent Graduates

Classes 16-11, 17-01, 17-02, 17-03

Published in: Update - Issue 3 - 2016 »   

NOTE: GDMI stands for Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

Class 16-11

Senior GDMI Christie Bane; Uri Cohen and Emmett, German shepherd (puppy raiser: Jennifer Ladd); Carrie Lange and Benjamin, golden retriever (puppy raiser: James Lampman); Karen Laroche-Hughes and Sawyer, golden retriever (puppy raisers: Paul and Nancy Colombo); Alice Massa and Willow, black lab (puppy raiser: Penny Joyner)

GDMI Linda Fisher; Armando Alvarez Carrillo and Cisco, black lab (puppy raisers: Thomas and Andrea Owen); Sara Alfie Turquie and Daizy, black lab (puppy raisers: Michael and Tracy Zeckmeister); Victor Cruz Angeles and Friday, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Karen Voss); Erika Bernal Gallegos and Dozer, black lab (puppy raiser: Lino Lakes Correctional Facility)

Apprentice GDMI Lauren Brady; Sean Borah and Brady, yellow lab x golden retriever (puppy raiser: Natalie Spahn); Alison Roets and Piper, yellow lab x golden retriever (puppy raiser: Pauline Brady); Geoffrey Parker and Aslan, yellow lab x golden retriever (puppy raiser: Lori Gilliana)

GDMI Denise Atler; Sarah Wilkinson and Sierra, golden retriever (puppy raisers: Lee and Linda Techlin); Chris LeBombard and Polo, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Laura Guerin); Carroll Jackson and Will, yellow lab x golden retriever (puppy raiser: Cheri Baker)

GDMI John Bertram; David Brodzinski and Flynn, black lab (puppy raisers: Sue and Rob Kulbeik); Jacklyn Meeks and Echo, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Heather McLaughlin); Ashley Robinson and Titus, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Finus Atwood); Nancy Ryder and Nissan, black lab (puppy raiser: Pamela Stamm)

Home Delivery: Mary Godwin and Lady Freedom, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Tyler Wirtjes)

Class 17-01

GDMI Catherine Martin and Apprentice GDMI Ashley Nunnelly; Andrea Washington and Kayla, black lab (puppy raiser: Dick Spence); David Reierson and Teddy, black lab (puppy raiser: Gary Kirchner); Norine Labitzke and Masi, black lab (puppy raiser: Phyllis Krebs); Madison Russell and Hayley, black lab (puppy raiser: Susan Smith)

GDMI Alyssa Ozrovitz; Kortnee Barton and Juno, black lab (puppy raiser: Kristin Zolynsky); Linda Rhoades and Rue, black lab (puppy raiser: Jessica Troester); Kevin O’Callaghan and Sailor, black lab (puppy raisers: Larry Dahlenburg and Morgan Dahlenburg); Nakita Wright and Deus Aion (was Granite Rose), (puppy raiser: Beverly Kramer)

GDMI Randy Horn; Kayla Myers and Millie, black lab (puppy raiser: Patrick McAmis); Aziz Zeidieh and Maximus (was Bauer), black lab (puppy raiser: Wendy Scully); Daniel Meek and Finley, black lab (puppy raiser: Lisa Davis); Dennie Pierce and Dexter, yellow lab x golden retriever (puppy raisers: Kenneth and Nora Zurek)

Apprentice GDMI Tina Goedertier; Kendall Gibbs and Maya, black lab (puppy raiser: Michael O’Neill); Justin Sutton and Gizmo, black lab (puppy raiser: G. Robert Cotton CF); Bradley Ganey and Leo, black lab x golden retriever (puppy raiser: Michelle Hall); Sandra Booher and Watson, yellow lab x golden retriever (puppy raiser: Kayla Dever)

Home Delivery: Deborah Caldbeck and Luna, black lab (puppy raiser: Colin Garland)

Class 17-02

Apprentice GDMI Meredith Bryde; Mackenzie King and Presto, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Tammy Bartz); Linda Radtke and Daisy, yellow lab (puppy raisers: Barbara Krueger and Daniel Krueger)

GDMI Debbie Komondy; Anthony Coffield and Gracie, yellow lab x golden retriever (puppy raisers: Tom and Margaret Bradley); Meredith Bailey and Lucy, golden retriever (puppy raiser: Karen Hicks); Karyn Liard and Katie, black lab (puppy raiser: Vicky Fairchild)

GDMI Paul Meister; Victor Ortero and Keira, yellow lab x golden retriever (puppy raiser: Sherry Tempelman); Jennifer Richards-Isherwood and Sasha, black lab (puppy raisers: Judith and John Snyder); Richard Emanuelson and Maverick (Mr. Moses), black lab (puppy raiser: Cathy Johnson); Phyllis Magbanua and Orchid, black lab (puppy raiser: Kelsey Knutson)

GDMI Sue Hackman; Victor Armores Cano and Nilssen, yellow lab x golden retriever, (puppy raiser: Kristi Lund); Patricia Bueno Baeza-Rojano and Haydel, black lab (puppy raiser: Matthew Giertych); Ivan Lopez Cuenca and Gabby, black lab (puppy raiser: Melissa Pipitone-Tallacksen); Juan Gascon Garcia and Gilligan, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Delores Blomberg)

GDMI Kate Roberts; Nancy Lepkowski and Gracie, black lab (puppy raiser: Michele Brown); Jerry Bellmay and Mason, black lab (puppy raiser: Janet Crawford); Rachel Pavone and Glory, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Amelia Jernigan)

Home Deliveries: Lee Anne Atkinson and Ava, golden retriever (puppy raisers: Mary and David Hattis); Richard Poncin and Ginger, golden retriever (puppy raisers: Dorothy and Ron Ochs)

Class 17-03

GDMI Katie Wattles; Allen Frietag and Jack, black lab x golden retriever (puppy raiser: Richard Wilson); Elizabeth Fryseth and Ellie, yellow lab x golden retriever (puppy raiser: Chippewa Correctional); Susan Alhamadi and Pearl, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Jane Catlin); Ron Molles with Faith, black lab (puppy raiser: Michael Runyan)

GDMI Kevin Ihrke; Rondall Bever and Korbe, black lab (puppy raisers: Lisa and Rob Asbury); Lisa Hoskins and Lucian, German shepherd (puppy raiser: Cheryl Sacrates); Robert Ogden and Solo, yellow lab x golden retriever (puppy raiser: Cindee Shaffer)

GDMI Ashley Ayers; Gladys Correa and Septima, yellow lab (puppy raisers: Diane and Michael Waldo); Jose Zuniga Tellez and Lucy, black lab (puppy raisers: Kathryn and Tom McQuater); Barrientos Urra and Lansing, black lab (puppy raiser: Rebecca Wynn); Carmen Munoz Perez del Razo and Kolbi, black lab (puppy raisers: Arlene and Mark Vuturo)

GDMI Carrie Pryce; Duane Hudspath and Sully, black lab (puppy raiser: Julie Haase); Jerold Mueller and Nanook, yellow lab x golden retriever (puppy raisers: Katherine and Steve Holtzleiter)

Home Deliveries: William Fischer and Cleo, black lab (puppy raiser: Leah Bloomquist); Barbara Oeschger and Shelby, black lab x golden retriever (puppy raiser: Michael Pikelis); Bobbi Poling and Roxy, yellow lab (puppy raiser: Tonya Jerome); Jeannette Calvo Araya and Echo, black lab (puppy raiser: Candice Harkrader)