June 23, 2024
CSU Knights in the News

Knights in the News | August 2022

Jana Morales
Jana Morales was recently recognized as the 2022 State of Nevada Employee Veteran of the Month. Morales works as a safety specialist consultant with the division of industrial relations in the state of Nevada. She has served in the Nevada Air National Guard for the past 14 years. She currently holds the rank of Master Sergeant as a C-130 Instructor Loadmaster and additional duty First Sergeant with the 192nd Airlift Squadron, 142nd Operations Group and 152nd Airlift Wing in Reno. She is a 2020 CSU graduate.

Jerrad Dumont
Jerrad Dumont was named new men’s basketball coach at North Country Community College. Dumont served as the women’s basketball coach for NCCC for 13 years. “I am very excited for this new venture of leading a program that I was once a part of,” Dumont stated. He earned his master’s in organizational leadership from CSU.

Frank Castellon
Frank Castellon has joined Metrolink, a commuter rail system in Southern California, as the agency’s chief safety, security and compliance officer. He brings over 17 years of experience to the role and has overseen and implemented programs that improved safety protocols. He earned his bachelor’s in occupational safety and health from CSU and is currently pursuing his MBA.

Jodie Smale
Lehigh Valley Health Network recognized Jodi Smale as its colleague of the month. She works as a practice director of the Health Center at Carbon. “I am excited to partner with my colleagues to bring new services to this area. I look forward to the collaboration and interaction with colleagues to deliver quality health care close to home,” she said. Smale is a 2021 CSU graduate.

Jason DeLucy
Chief Master Sgt. Jason DeLucy has announced his retirement after more than a quarter century of service in the military. He served as the command chief master sergeant for Space Launch Delta 30. DeLucy is responsible for the training and development of over 3,700 personnel. He is a 2019 CSU graduate.

Robert Cyrus
The city of Watertown, South Dakota, has named Robert Cyrus as their new airport manager. Robert was most recently employed as the military and family readiness specialist for the South Dakota Army National Guard. He also served in the Air Force for 24 years. Robert received his bachelor’s degree in human resource management and his MBA at CSU.

Dimitrios Malisianos
Centric Bank has named Dimitrios Malisianos as assistant vice president, commercial lending officer in Devon, Pennsylvania. He has worked in the banking industry for over 10 years. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in organizational leadership at CSU.

Lance Brede
The Fremont Police Department in Fremont, California, has named Lance Brede as the new deputy police chief. He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration and a master’s degree in organizational leadership from CSU.

Dave Bramell
The Lathrop Manteca Fire District located in Lathrop, California, has named Dave Bramell as the new fire chief. “I am incredibly grateful for this opportunity to serve the greater Lathrop community as Fire Chief,” Bramell said. “I look forward to working with our Board of Directors, supporting our staff and working together to ensure the continued delivery of high-quality fire service to our community.” He is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degree in fire administration at CSU.

Pejman Pourmousa
NopSec, Inc., an industry focused in cyber threat and exposure management, appointed Pejman Pourmousa as a new board advisor. Pourmousa focuses on optimizing customer success across portfolio companies as an operating partner at Sumeru Equity Partners. Pourmousa received an MBA at CSU.

Brent McClellan
Brent McClellan has been selected to be the chief of Midway Fire Rescue in Midway, South Carolina. He began his fire career in 1993. He earned his associate degree in fire science from CSU.


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