LANL Farewell Reception Honors Kurt Steinhaus

During a special farewell reception at UNM-LA Thursday evening, Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan, right, shakes hands with former Community Programs Office Director Kurt Steinhaus who left the Lab today to begin his new position Monday as superintendent of Los Alamos Public Schools. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LANL Communications and Government Affairs Division Leader Lisa Rosendorf honors Kurt Stenhaus at his farewell reception Thursday at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Kurt Steinhaus calls on his Community Programs Office staff to stand and be recognized. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Tony Fox, left, of the LANL Foundation, joins the group in applauding the Community Programs Office staff including CPO Deputy Director Carole Rutten, center. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Kurt Steinhaus with his wife Jo Beth who he described as the most important person in the room. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LANL Director Charlie McMillan, center, speaks with Jo Beth and Kurt Steinhaus and their daughter Valerie. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LANL Director Charlie McMillan, left, speaks with County Councilor Steven Girrens and Girrrens’ wife, County Clerk Sharon Stover. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Kurt Steinhaus is an avid runner and took a brisk 5-mile run to relax during lunch Thursday before attending his farewell reception. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Colleagues and friends brought going away gifts for Kurt Steinhaus to Thursday’s farewell reception at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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