We are very excited to proudly highlight each month someone from our wonderful staff here at NWRPC! Our April employee being "spotlighted" is Mariann Jones, Fiscal Manager.
Tell us a little about yourself:
I grew up in Minong. Have lived in the Minong/Trego area all my life. Went to college at WITC Rice Lake and at Vermillion Community College in Ely, MN. Married Kent in 2013. I have 2 horses, 3 cats, and 1 dog. I enjoy riding horses and spending time with friends, family, and my animals. I ref high school volleyball and bartend in my spare time!
What is your role at NWRPC and what are you currently working on?
I am the Fiscal Manager at NWRPC and oversee the accounting on all of our companies. Currently, I am working on closing out the 2014 books and getting ready for our auditors!
How long have you worked for NWRPC and what has been your proudest moment working here?
I started at NWRPC in 1992 as an Administrative Assistant, in 1995 I became Finance/Systems Specialist, and in 1997 I became the Fiscal Manager. Proudest moment would be working at NWRPC for 22+ years!
What do you enjoy most about working at NWRPC?
I enjoy watching all the accomplishments within the ten county region that we have assisted with, such as housing rehabilitation, recycling, business loans, project studies, etc. Also love that my job is not the same thing, day in and day out.
What’s your personal motto?
Life is short … Live for today … Who knows what will happen tomorrow.
Lastly, as a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?