Change Of Duties At RTC
Parshall, ND, March 20, 2015 – As of January 1, 2015 RTC Assistant General Manager Shane Hart is heading up the Cooperative and CEO/General Manager Royce Aslakson has moved into a support position until his retirement date of June 1, 2015.
Royce started at RTC on April 1, 1987 as a trainee for Office Manager and on January 1, 1988 he became Office Manager. He was promoted to Assistant General Manager on January 1, 1998 and became General Manager on September 1, 2001. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) was added to the General Manager title in 2004.
Shane started at RTC on April 8, 1998 as an Accountant and on January 1, 2001 was promoted to Office Manager. He became Human Resources Manager on March 1, 2007 and was promoted to Assistant General Manager on January 1, 2009.
Royce says, "RTC has been a great place to work. The time has come to turn over the reins to a younger mind." He is looking forward to spending more time with family in retirement, especially his grandkids.
Shane echoes Royce's sentiments that RTC has been and continues to be a great place to work. He says, "I thank Royce for his leadership to RTC, his mentorship to me, and his friendship to all. It has truly been a pleasure to work for him."
Shane is excited and grateful for the opportunity to be the next CEO/General Manager at RTC. He says, "I look forward to working with the RTC Board of Directors and the entire RTC membership."
Royce adds, "Shane will do a great job leading RTC into the future. My best wishes to Shane and the Board, Management and Staff as they face the technologies of the future."
Shane will become CEO/General Manager as of Royce's retirement on June 1, 2015.
RTC customers are invited to join Royce and Shane for coffee and conversation at the following events.
Wednesday, April 8, 9:00-10:30 a.m. – New Town RTC office, 202 College Drive • 2:30-4:00 p.m. – Watford City RTC office, 601 14th Street SW • Thursday, April 9 9:00-10:30 a.m. – Kenmare One Stop Burger Shop, 515 6th Street NE • 2:30-4:00 p.m. – Garrison Fezziwigs, 101 N Main Street Friday, April 10 • 2:00-4:00 p.m. – Parshall American Legion, 16 Main Street N