2024 Roads Scholar Graduates

MnLTAP’s Roads Scholar Program provides training and professional development opportunities through a series of certificate programs. Each program combines high-quality, low-cost training into a structured curriculum. 

The 2024 Roads Scholar graduates to date are listed below; more will be added throughout the year. 

We recognize and thank them for their hard work!

Maintenance Operations and Technical Certificate

  • Anthony Anderson, City of New Prague
  • Dean Blenker, City of Edina
  • Chet Boom, City of Edina
  • Michael Breiter, City of Ramsey
  • Tom Buckley, City of Edina
  • Tim Burns, City of Savage
  • Derrick ChorzempaPublic Works Maintenance, City of Robbinsdale
  • Matt Christensen, Rice County
  • Travis Gossard, City of Edina
  • Dennis Grisim, City of Savage
  • Todd Halstead, City of Edina
  • Alex Hearn, City of Edina
  • Bobby Johnson, Minnesota Zoo
  • Brandon Klatke, City of Edina
  • Jim Larson, Scott  County 
  • Josh LaVelle, City of Lakeville
  • Brian Leesch, City of Mound
  • Derek Lustig, City of Edina
  • Lucas McDonald, City of Edina
  • Hunter McDougall, Heavy Equipment Operator, City of Duluth
  • Quentin Ness, Wadena County
  • Jim Peluf, City of Edina
  • Andrew Rousslange, City of Melrose
  • Paul Rupar, Hennepin County
  • Jason Schueller, City of Edina
  • David Solberg, City of Edina
  • Bryce Thompson, City of Hastings
  • Trevor Tuinegnga, City of Edina
  • Jim Voelker, City of Edina
  • Jeffrey Warzecha, Crow Wing County
  • Michael Wegner, City of Edina
  • Steve Weiers, City of Edina
  • Nick Zurbey, City of Prior Lake

Leadership, Supervisory, and Operations Management Certificate

  • Tanner McClain, Assistant Highway Maintenance Supervisor, Jackson County
  • Brian Tadych, Public Service Worker – Asphalt, City of Edina