Marge_Fugleberg-web.jpgMarge Fugleberg was named the recipient of the Orville Johnson Meritorious Service Award at the annual Mayville State University employee recognition banquet held Thursday evening, April 23 2015. Fugleberg is a serials librarian at the Byrnes-Quanbeck Library and also serves as the Interactive Video Network coordinator. She began her employment with Mayville State University in 1975.

One of the fellow Mayville State employees who nominated Marge for the award had this to say about her, “In all of her roles, Marge goes above and beyond to make sure people receive the help that they need. She is incredibly organized and her time management skills are top-notch. She is dedicated to the university and shows that through her years of service and participation in campus events and support of the foundation. She is incredibly thoughtful, professionally posed, and always respectful and polite.”

The Orville Johnson Meritorious Service Award is given to an employee who shows outstanding dedication, loyalty, and trustworthiness towardMayvilleStateUniversityand his or her fellow employees. Each year, staff members nominate and select a fellow employee to receive the distinguished award.

Orville Johnson is remembered as a faithfulMayvilleStateemployee who worked as a custodian from 1959 until his retirement in 1980. Orville passed away on December 17, 1986. Upon his death, his family donated hisUnited Statesmilitary service flag and $10,000 toMayvilleState. The monetary donation is used to help honor and recognizeMayvilleStatestaff members.

As the recipient of the Orville Johnson Meritorious Service Award this year, Marge will have her name engraved on the Orville Johnson plaque (located in the lobby of the Mayville State Campus Center). She also received a framed award certificate and a $75.00 gift certificate to be spent at the Mayville State University Bookstore.

Other nominees for the Orville Johnson Meritorious Service Award this year were Cheryl Angen, Gary Stordahl, Jamie Eriksson, Pam Soholt, and Sarah Olson.

Past recipients of the Orville Johnson Meritorious Service Award are Art Berglie, T. Howard Moen, Phyllis Dakken, Vrenda Bengtson, Avis Larson, Betty Karaim, Ken Eken, Janet Nielson, Rodney Gunderson, Brad Papenfuss, Karoline Jacobson, Marina “Winky” Gummer, Janice Sand, Becky Edinger, Beverly Holt, Janice Jorgensen, Andrea Knudson, Jim Lyng, Beth Swenson, Rendi Johnson-Ebach, Nancy Galde, Claudia Hastings, Dean Kostuck, Bryan Karolus, Tom Moen, Bev Holt, and Lou Dauphanais.