Teaching since: 1996, at the post-secondary level.
Education: I earned a diploma from Willmar Technical College in 1978 and an AAS degree from North Dakota State College of Science in 2001.
Additional education: I am a certified small and large Cat Engine instructor and an electric power generation instructor, and I have received training for John Deere construction products and Case New Holland agricultural products. I've also received various other engine/equipment training.
Prior work experience: I worked for 20 years at Ziegler/Cat in Bloomington as a truck technician and have been a Skills USA diesel contest judge and advisor.
Family: I'm married to Tracey and have three sons, Mike, Andy and Erik.
Hobbies: I enjoy spending time at the cabin, camping and doing home repair/remodeling projects.
Comments: I enjoy working with students who are entering this industry and helping them succeed in becoming valued technicians and productive members of society.