September 22, 2023

Alumni in the News | August 2018

CSU Knight Named All American Post Commander with VFW

Bobby Jones, commander of VFW Post 40 in Avondale, Arizona, has been named All-American, a distinction only 198 worldwide VFW commanders have received. This title is given to those who provide exceptional leadership, membership growth and strong support of the core programs of VFW. Jones received his bachelors in business administration, MBA and master’s in organizational leadership from CSU.

Incumbent Sherriff and CSU Knight Seeks Third Term

Bennington County, Vermont sheriff, Chad Schmidt, will run for his third four-year term in the upcoming election. He has served at the department for more than twenty years. Schmidt received his master’s degree in public and business administration from CSU in 2016.

CSU Alumni Named Fire Chief

Richard Butler has begun his role as the fire chief for the Southington, Connecticut Fire Department. He most recently served at the Annapolis Fire Department. Butler holds an associates and master’s degree from CSU, and is currently working towards his master’s degree.