May 15th, 2003 @ 4:13 pm | Author:
Karla Aaland will deliver the 2003 Commencement address at Valley City State University. Karla is former president of Loegering Manufacturing in Casselton, which makes construction equipment. During Karla’s tenure with Loegering she held several positions within the company and the company received several awards including the the 2002 International Integrity Award and 2001 Fargo Moorhead Small Business of the Year Award.

Karla was featured as one of the 2003 Top 10 People to Watch, by The Forum, named the 2000 Fargo Moorhead Business Women of the Year and honored with the 2002 Greater North Dakota Business and Industrial Development Award.

Karla recently was elected to the board of trustees for Bethany Homes of Fargo and is a member of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank Advisory Committee.

Currently Karla has decided to spend more time with her family and she is finishing her master’s degree this May.

Karla is a 1999 graduate of VCSU. She and her husband David have two daughters and live in Fargo.

Commencement will be held at 10:00 am on May 17 in Vangstad Auditorium.