July 23, 2024
CSU Knights in the News

Knights in the News | September 2022

Heather Heacock
Tennessee American Water recently hired Heather Heacock as a senior specialist for health and safety. Heacock will be leading Tennessee in different areas of health and safety with this new role. She is a CSU student pursuing her master’s degree in occupational safety and health.

Jenny Walters
Jenny Walters has been promoted to manager of the Center for Integrated Health and Community Education. She has been with the organization since 2012. Walters, a certified paramedic, has an associate degree in EMS from CSU. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in emergency medical services administration at CSU.

Todd Cusimano
The city of Mill Valley in Mill Valley, California, has named Todd Cusimano as its town manager. He comes into the role with nearly three decades of experience in public service. “I want to thank the Mill Valley City Council for this honor to serve the community,” Cusimano said. “I am excited to have the opportunity to work with a strong city council, along with a high-quality staff and engaged community.” He is a 2003 CSU graduate.

Petra Chesanek
Petra Chesanek was recently featured in an article after becoming the first female lieutenant in her department’s 190-year history. She has been with the New Britain Fire Department for seven years. She is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in fire administration at CSU.

Lance Brown
Jarvis Christian University has hired Lance Brown as the new head coach of the men’s and women’s wrestling teams. “I am very excited to be the first wrestling coach at Jarvis Christian,” Brown said. “It’s a HBCU with history and tradition of academic and athletic success. Being able to start a new wrestling program at the college level helps grow the sport not only as a whole, but in Texas.” He is a 2020 CSU graduate.

Martin Serna
The San Bernardino County Fire Department announced Martin Serna as assistant fire chief. He is currently the president of the South Bay Police and Fire Memorial Foundation. “I’m humbled to be part of such a diverse and dynamic fire department,” Chief Serna said. “I look forward to utilizing my skills and experience in strengthening our partnership with the communities we serve and accomplishing the goals of the department.” He is a 2013 CSU graduate.

Chris Cieslarczyk
Garrett County, Maryland, has appointed Chris Cieslarczyk as its fire marshal. He has served as a firefighter and EMT since 1982. Cieslarczyk has a master’s degree in emergency services management from CSU.

Carven Tyus
Deputy Chief Carven Tyus has been promoted to interim assistant chief within the Atlanta Police Department. He has served with the Atlanta Police Department for nearly 30 years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration from CSU.

Andrew Roseberry
Erickson-Hall, a construction company based in California, welcomed Andrew Roseberry as a talent acquisition specialist. Roseberry, a U.S. Navy veteran, brings eight years of experience in personnel management. He received both his bachelor’s and master’s degree from CSU.

Larry Seymour
Larry Seymour was recently appointed as the newest police chief of Prineville, Oregon. He joined the department in 2004 as a patrol officer. “My goal is to make us more approachable as police officers,” he said. “We have tons of support from our citizens and that is something we cannot show enough appreciation for.” He is a 2014 CSU graduate.


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