Rotary Club of Faribault

Welcome Tim!

Tim gave his classification talk recently.  I asked him seven follow up questions to help summarize his presentation for those of us who were present and for our club members who missed the meeting. If you have not had a chance to welcome him to our club, please do so.
  1. Your Family members, occupations (including you) or school level?”
- Tim Murray, City Administrator for City of Faribault, graduated from University of Minnesota in 1990 with a degree in Civil Engineering
- Sue Ceplecha-Novak (Fiancé), Program Technician at Farm Service Agency in Faribault
- Nick Murray (age 26), attended University of St. Thomas for Electrical Engineering, married in October 2018 to Jennifer Wettschreck, US Air Force (Active Duty), stationed in Omaha, NE
- Kyle Novak (age 23), St. Johns graduate with a degree in Environmental Sciences in May 2018, works at Faribault Foods
- Jake Murray (age 22), UM-Duluth graduate with a degree in Civil Engineering in December 2018, Air Force ROTC, will be commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and enter active duty, stationed at Misawa Air Base, Japan in January 2019
- Kelsey Novak (age 20), currently a sophomore at Creighton University in Omaha, pre-med track
 
  1. Your Hometown/School/College
- Hometown is Black River Falls, Wisconsin, graduated from B.R. Falls High School in 1980
- Graduated from University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 1990 (the 10-year plan—break in the middle for 5 years in the Army)
 
  1. Your Previous occupations?
- City Engineer for Faribault
- Consulting Engineer for Bonestroo (now Stantec) and Bolton & Menk
- US Army (active duty), Intelligence Analyst, stationed for a year in Monterey, CA and three years in southern Germany (just about as nice of assignments as you can get in the military)
 
  1. Any Hobbies?
- Fishing- Golfing- Reading- Traveling
- Yard work- Watching the Green Bay Packers, the Minnesota Wild, and old Western Movies
  1. Rotary sponsor?
- Andy Bohlen
 
  1. Interesting fact about you or your life?
- Working for Bonestroo (now Stantec), my first full time engineering job out of college, I worked on swimming pool, ice arena, and parks design
 
  1. Anything else you can think of?        
- I’m guessing this is the question for some words of wisdom—best I can offer is work hard, play harder, and don’t take yourself too seriously.