AURI welcomes new employees

AURI is pleased to announce that Tami Dahm, Donna O’Connor and Harold Stanislawski have joined the AURI staff. Dahm is executive assistant, O’Connor is a food and nutrition scientist and Stanislawski is a project development director. These employees come to AURI with a vast array of experience.

  • tamiDahm works in support of AURI’s executive director, arranges many aspects of AURI’s Board of Directors activity, and also assists AURI’s senior directors. She is currently working toward her Master’s Degree in Business Administration through Liberty University. Read full biography. 
  • donnaO’Connor’s duties include food product development and technical expertise as well as project management to AURI clients who want to develop innovative and value-added food products focusing especially in soy and dairy. O’Connor has extensive research and development experience. Read full biography.
  • HaroldSStanislawski will work to help AURI clients who want to develop new products and processes using agricultural commodities including coproducts, food, renewable energy and biobased materials. Stanislawski most recently served as executive director of the Fergus Falls Economic Improvement Commission and has been involved in Minnesota agriculture for many years including work with the University of Minnesota Extension Service, Minnesota Department of Agriculture Business Development Services and Greater Minnesota Economic Development Partnership, to name a few. Read full biography.