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|Debra Atkinson||While a college professor in the field of communication for 17 years (with a BA in English/History and a MA in English/Rhetoric), my first degree was in elementary education with an emphasis in special education. Complementing my teaching career, I have earned the highest level of certification in tutoring (Level III in Texas) through UTA's tutorial program. Most of my private tutoring is with elementary aged children. In fact, after being hired to tutor a five-year-old (in 2010), the parents hired me to develop a kindergarten/1st grade home-school curriculum for their son who had lagged behind in kindergarten. Within 5 months, he increased his reading and vocabulary skills to a 2nd grade level. My personal philosophy is bound to education, and the rewards students experience when they develop new critical thinking skills; for once these skills are established, they help to shift a student from being extrinsically motivated, and dependent on others, to intrinsically motivated, and therefore an independent thinker-a major academic rite of passage. As an educator, my greatest joy is to watch as learners of any age rise above their doubts or concerns and accomplish formative goals…the many milestones in the learning curve of life. Once a friend asked me, "Have you ever felt euphoric?" Without hesitation, I replied, "Every time I'm in class with my students."|
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|Tandi Ball||Tandi received a Master of Science in Industrial Hygiene from the University of Oklahoma and has been in the industry of occupational safety and health since 1991. She is a Certified Safety and Health Official, in both the construction and general industries. As an OSHA Compliance Officer for the State of New Mexico, she participated in the OSHA response to the events on September 11, at the World Trade Center. She has been an OSHA Education Center instructor since 2001.|
|A Lucy Barragan||
I was born in Colombia, South America. For most of my life I was educated in an all-female boarding school, at a time when the women of the house were not allowed to go to college, because a blend of boys and girls in the same place was not a choice. All throughout my formative years, reading was required first by my mother at home and then at school. While children in my neighborhood where playing with their friends inside or out of their homes, we were compelled to read and discuss the contents of the books. Since my mother's side of the family produced a line of low and high profile politicians and diplomats, our education, both tutorial and in school, emphasized local and world politics as well as global geography and its socio-economic impact.
Later in my life, in the USA, while studying marketing, I worked at Berlitz to earn extra money. But there was another purpose: to learn their very exclusive and distinct method of teaching that has now become a very popular and no doubt the best way to learn a language - Total Immersion. My love for the language and the great satisfaction of watching the results convinced me that this is what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. Today, and every day, I know I made the right decision, as a number of my private students can now read literature and understand movies made in Spanish, without the help of translations.
|David Boone||David Boone is certified through the United States Navy as a heavy equipment operator and truck driver. With over 30 years of experience in the construction and general industry, Mr. Boone's career began running heavy equipment and progressed rapidly to site supervisor, project manager, safety management and safety consultant. Over the years, David has attended Texas State Technical College as well as the University of Texas at Arlington receiving numerous certifications from OSHA, the EPA, and the TCEQ (Petroleum Storage Tank Investigator, Texas Water Utilities Association Training and Class D Basic Water Licensing) as well as the Texas Railroad Commission and the RVDA-RVIA. Mr. Boone has spent the last 8 years conducting expert witness work, safety consulting, curriculum development and instruction for private firms such as Mitchell, Goff, Mitchell and the New England Water Works Association as well as individual companies both locally owned and operated and nationwide. Mr. Boone also conducts training for the University of Texas at Arlington (instructing and curriculum development for Transportation Training, Public Works, Military Service Center, OSHA Education Center and Environmental Training Institute.|
|Thomas (Tom) Burns||Tom Burns is an experienced safety professional and instructor with more than 40 years of experience as a safety director, ergonomist, and operations manager in the petrochemical, manufacturing, and service industries. He has provided expert instruction for OSHA Education Centers, private sector, and government organizations for more than 15 years. His credentials include Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE).|
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|Jeffrey Campbell||"Jeffrey L. Campbell is a Chemist with over 30 years of experience in the transportaion, safety, and environmental fields. His work experience includes working as a laborer and equipment operator in both construction and general industry settings. Laboratory roles include a process bench chemist in Refinery, petrochemical, and ethanol plants and an approval chemist for Hazardous Waste and Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities. Mr. Campbell obtained his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Education at McNeese State University and has been teaching and training in different capacities since the mid 1980's when he taught high school chemistry and mathematics. He is currently an instructor for Environmental Team Resources and serves as an adjunst instructor for the U.S. Department of Transportation, the University of Texas at Arlington, Lamar Institute of technology, and McNeese State University."|
|Simon Chavez||Simon Chavez has obtained a Master in Education from New Mexico Highland University. Simon has been in the education and instructor industry for more than 35 years. He has been in the Occupational Safety and Health industry for 11 years. He gained his experience from being an adjunct instructor for Texas Engineering Extension Service, and Consultant for New Mexico Environment Department Occupational health and Safety Bureau. Simon is a Certified Safety and Health Official for General Industry and Construction Industry.|
|John (Rex)David Coffman||Rex is an award-winning trainer/facilitator in the fields of environmental health and safety, and has had the opportunity to work with, educate and coach safety and environmental professionals, students and military personnel both academically and professionally for 15 years. Rex is a seasoned environmental professional with more than 30 years of leadership in the implementation, management and facilitation of complex environmental permitting, compliance and enforcement proceedings at the federal, state and local levels of government. He is also very experienced in the legislative and regulatory processes, and has provided technical comments on several major federal and state environmental rules, and has offered expert testimony before the Texas Senate Natural Resources, and the Texas House of Representatives Environmental Regulation Committees. Rex received his MS in Interdisciplinary Studies (Environmental Engineering, Public Administration and Business) from the University of Texas at Arlington, and his BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Texas Tech University. Rex has also been very fortunate to assist in providing educational success and leadership at a number of exceptional educational organizations including the University of Texas at Arlington, and Tarrant County College as well as with a number of private firms. Rex is a Veteran of the United States Navy having served proudly aboard USS Long Beach, CGN-9 where he was the Launcher Captain of the aft Mark 10 "Terrier" Guided Missile Launching System.|
|Dan Connors||Dan has had a long career as a mariner, serving with the US Coast Guard, US Merchant Marine, and retired from the Navy Reserve as a Chief Warrant Officer 5 (Ship's Bos'n) fall of 2017. Throughout his Military Career of 38 years (and other jobs he has held), many his daily management activities were focused on safety for his crew. He was involved in training for the many types of material handling equipment in ports and shipboard cranes his crews used, cargo handling, shipboard safety, and regular maintenance. He actively sought out times to improve processes and added safety training to all job tasks. After his deployment with the US Navy in 2009, he embarked on an Industrial Safety Master Degree through University of Texas at Tyler. After completing his degree he added OSHA certifications as a Certified Safety & Health Officer - General Industry, Specialist in Safety & Health for Maritime & Construction. He has been teaching for UT Arlington OSHA Ed Center since 2015 in General Industry & Maritime topics. He continues teaching (1998 to present) as the lead Maritime Safety Instructor for Mercy Ships. As the founder of Crossed Anchor Safety, he has developed training courses in a number of areas, taught in a number of East Texas Companies and at Kilgore College. He is able to assess and target areas of improvement in your Company Safety Programs which will ultimately improve your injury rate and production processes.|
|ACONM Coordinator||For information on the training site please contact the coordinator, Dino Franco, at 505-344-2072 or email@example.com.|
|S D Coordinator|
|Marsie De Oliveira||Marsie De Oliveira is a Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and has a Master of Science degree in Environment, Safety and Health from the University of Miami. As a Department of Energy (DOE) Facility Representative, she provided oversight to 25 DOE defense program facilities at Sandia National Laboratories. As a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy Reserve, she served as an Environmental Health and Industrial Hygiene Officer. For over 25 years, Marsie De Oliveira has provided workplace exposure monitoring, job hazard analyses, management and program development and training services to the civilian and government sectors in environment, safety and health. Prior to starting her own company, Ms. De Oliveira provided engineering consulting services focused on facility and operational performance to Department of Energy sites across the United States for Epsilon Systems Solutions (ESS). Additionally, Ms. De Oliveira has served as an Environmental Health Officer in the United States Navy Reserves. Industrial Hygienist for Duke University and Industrial Hygienist/Safety Engineer at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. Ms. De Oliveira has presented at safety and health conferences and served on various safety committees. Currently, Marsie provides technical support and training at National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) sites, is an Instructor for the University of Texas at Arlington, and is the the owner of De Oliveira Enterprises, a business that provides services to companies looking for environmental, occupational safety and industrial hygiene excellence. During her career, she has presented at safety and health conferences and served on various safety engineering committees. She is a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals and volunteers in the Civil Air Patrol as a Squadron Safety Officer.
|Stan Demke||Stan Demke works full time as a CNC applications engineer for a major CNC machine manufacturer. During his 20 years experience as a machinist and CNC programmer, Stan has been instructing apprentice machinist students since 1999 and instructing the CNC Programming classes at UTA since 2008. Stan uses his experience as an applications engineer to engage students with practical programming situations and techniques. Stan also uses social media to expand on communicating class examples and videos to students. Search CNC Programming on Facebook to see more.|
|Oscar Enriquez||Oscar Enriquez has been in the field of Electrical Engineering for since 1980. His experience stems from being a Plant Engineer, Safety and Environmental Manager, and Construction Electrical Foreman. He works as an occupational safety and health professional conducting safety audits, developing safety programs, delivering training, helping to reducing job related injuries. Oscar has been an OSHA Education Center instructor since 2007 years and is a Certified Safety and Health Official for General Industry and Construction Industry.|
|John Erichsen||"John C. Erichsen has extensive knowledge of - and first-hand experience in - designing, delivering, and administering fire protection, emergency services, incident management and health and safety programs. Currently serving the University of Texas in Arlington as Director, Center for Fire & Safety, Division for Enterprise Development, Mr. Erichsen created the Center’s Fire and Safety instructional program and developed its landmark curriculum. Highly respected by both students and academia for his invaluable expertise, Mr. Erichsen has now expanded his credentials to include global speaker and presenter. Routinely asked to share his wealth of experience with audiences throughout the nation and the world, Mr. Erichsen considers these requests an honor, one which he enthusiastically accepts. Mr. Erichsen joined the University’s academic team in 2013, after serving the United States Department of the Army Fire Protection for 40 years, culminating in the Pentagon-level position of Director, Army Fire and Emergency Services Department, a position for which he was recruited. At the Pentagon, Mr. Erichsen filled a 2-year vacancy, a challenge he met with veracity. He pioneered a department-wide restructuring that improved programming and strengthened financial stability, rendering improvements across all 135 U.S. Army installation fire and emergency services. In so doing, he achieved a global “right-size initiative” in concert with directives handed down from the President of the United States, modernized resources, delivered funding programs, and developed policies and procedures that benchmarked global operating efficiencies and optimized cost containment. With a keen eye to technology, he augmented the transfer of military tracking technology into the civilian firefighting arena. Having initiated his career as a fire chief in New Jersey, Mr. Erichsen incorporated military-engineered technology and fire management principles into an existing fire protection and emergency services infrastructure, resulting in an award-winning, high-tech, and safety-compliant organization. Today, Mr. Erichsen continues to remain on the cutting edge of emerging fire protection trends and technology. With extensive professional credentials and commendations, and as a member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, Mr. Erichsen is an authority on a myriad of subjects related to fire protection, incident management, emergency services, and health and safety initiatives."|
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|S G Coordinator||For information on the training site please contact the coordinator, Stephanie Glover at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Michael Gallaway, CIRM, ICGB is a Six Sigma and Supply Chain Professional with 27 years of professional experience in Logistics & Supply Chain Management across 4 industries. His areas of expertise include: Warehousing & Distribution Management, Forecasting Customer Demand, Sales & Operations Planning, Inventory Management, Business Process Creation & Improvement, Project Management, Customer & Vendor relationships, Business Process Improvement, & CPFR.
|Nichole Gambulos (Waggoner)|
|C H Coordinator||For information on the training site please contact the coordinator, Cindy Hammons, at 479-936-5178 or email@example.com|
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|L H Coordinator||For information on the training site please contact the coordinator, Doug Watson, at 972-647-0697 or firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Gina Henry-Cook||About Gina Henry-Cook & her company, Go Global, Inc.: Go Global Inc. is a company designed to help individuals find affordable vacation options. Owner, Gina Henry-Cook teaches travel classes in over 86 cities nationwide and is the author of many travel publications, DVD’s, Video CD’s, and audiotape programs. She has traveled to over 80 countries and 40 states as an adventurous solo traveler, an executive for major international advertising agencies, and through student undergraduate & graduate programs. Gina leads one group tour each year (for students and her friends), teaches English overseas, is a professional mystery shopper, and imports internationally. She holds a masters in International Management from Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management. Check out www.goglobalinc.com for more instructor information and her radio/TV interviews.|
|Mary "Molly" Holden||Ms. Holden received Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Geology from Grand Valley State University and the University of Illinois, respectively. She has nearly 20 years' experience in environmental consulting with CH2M HILL Companies, where she held the positions of field hydrogeologist, site safety supervisor, and project manager. Her experience includes primarily site investigation/remediation projects in accordance with CERCLA, RCRA, and the CWA. Ms. Holden has spent the past 10 years in consulting, curriculum development (including online course), and instruction. Her clients have included private firms, Texas Christian University, Tarrant County College, and the University of Texas-Arlington. As a UTA-DED instructor, she develops and teaches several courses for ETI and OSHA Education Center.|
|Michael (Shane) Huff|
|Joe R. Jackson||Joe Jackson is a seasoned General Industry OSHA compliance adult trainer with over 25 years of professional management and technical experience in the fields of industrial hygiene, safety, quality, training, production management and OSHA regulatory compliance. Has proven ability to develop policies, safety management systems, practices, training programs and compliance measures that result in the reduction of short and long-term safety and health (ESH) liabilities.|
|Romell Jackson||Romell K. Jackson's credentials in Environmental Safety, Risk Management, Loss Prevention, Loss Control, and Safety Culture span more than 17 years. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Technology and has served in multiple consultation and management roles for Fortune 1000 companies. Mr. Jackson's development and oversight of day-to-day implementation of corporate training, safety policies and loss control programs make him a uniquely qualified subject matter expert serving on the faculty of the MC101 course series.|
|Quintin Jones||Quintin has nearly 30 years of experience in Occupational Safety and Health. He has been performing Safety, Health and Environmental training for the past 14 years, in addition to performing audits and inspections on safety/health and environmental projects in both private and public sectors. Quintin is a Certified Safety Professional and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration.|
|James (Skipper) Kendrick||"Named by Occupational Hazards magazine as one of the most influential safety leaders of the last decade and as a member of Industrial Safety and Hygiene News Power 101, James ""Skipper"" Kendrick, CSP has over 38 years experience in the fields of safety, education and training. Skipper holds a BS degree in Industrial Technology, with a safety option, from Louisiana State University. He is a Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) by examination. He is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt. Skipper is a recipient of ASSE's highest honor, that of being named a Society Fellow. He was selected as the recipient of ASSE's National Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year Award in 2000 and has also been recognized as Safety Professional of the Year for the Greater Baton Rouge Chapter (1985), Fort Worth Chapter (1989-90) and Region III (1988-89). Skipper also has been recognized as Bongarde SafetyXchange's National Safety Trainer of the Year. "|
|Susan Keys||Susan MerryMaker Keys a.k.a. Dubble Bubble the Clown, has been clowning around and entertaining families in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, all around the USA, Australia, Europe and in Mexico since 1990. Susan enjoys people of all ages and has performed for birthdays from ages 1 to 102 (her own great grandmothers birthday)! School shows, corporate events, church events, libraries, day cares, hospitals, nursing homes, charitable events and whatever else she can get into-count her in. She is an accomplished balloon artist, marionette puppeteer, face painter and magician in addition to being an award winning clown. She is very active with the Mid-Cities Clown Alley 85 and is the Clown Boss for the UTA Clowning 101 class and also teaches College for Kids in the summer. She is active with the Make A Wish foundation and the Children's Cancer Fund. Susan also performs as a non-clown entity in the same professional manner that she clowns around in.|
|Kathryn Kroll||Kathryn Kroll is the owner of KrazyKat Studio. As an independent Graphic Designer & Software Training Consultant, her expertise is in marketing graphics, visual communications and personal instruction. Kathryn has taught Graphic Design courses since 1990, she has been teaching at UTA since 2002.
Kat has worked in advertising design and production for more than 25 years. In her Studio, Kat uses Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat; Quark XPress; Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, & related support applications on a daily basis.
Her Studio design projects include: Greater Meadowbrook News advertising and production, Handley Fest marketing materials, catalog and newsletters for Media Tech Institute, brochures and display units for the Alzheimer's Association, packaging for HEB "house-brand" products, and contract assignments working on catalogs, advertising and other large documents at some of DFW's largest companies.
Away from the computer, Kathryn enjoys her pets-cats and dogs, home improvement projects, gardening, camping, and sewing costumes for renaissance festivals.
Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, GoLive; Quark XPress; Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel. Support applications: Suitcase Fusion, Fetch, Barcoder, iWeb, Numbers, Keynote, Macintosh OSX and Windows 7.
As a freelance marketer Xavier has developed a broad array of web solutions and client acquisition strategies to generate revenue through social media and build digital presence. Consulting with a variety of companies representing multiple industries from beauty product manufactures to real estate investment firms. As a social media Instructor he has developed, designed and implemented a custom training curriculum which showcases immediately, actionable strategies to connect engage and convert social media users into consumers and loyal advocates for their product or service.
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Mike has 20+ years in the computing industry, worked as a 1st level tech for Tandy, 2nd and 3rd level tech working for AST, Server team member, moved into AST corporate training, went to Microhard as an A+ instructor, then taught Windows NT certification, achieved and MCSE, A+, and other certs. Lewis worked as an IT Senior instructor for 10 years at ITT Technical Institute (in computer networking, computer security, and network forensics). He got into computer security about 5 years ago and have been fascinated with it ever since. Achieved forensic cert in 2010.
Lewis has been teaching MS Office for TCC since 2009, working at Westwood as an instructor, SME, curriclum designer and Program chair for both CJ and IT since 2011, and has helped design a few networks for businesses. He now specialize in InfoSec and forensics.
Personally, he has been married for 35 years to the same fiery redheaded woman, and still going strong. Hobbies include building wooden things (like desks) and bookshelves, etc.
Diana L. Lundelius, CHMM
Diana Lundelius is currently a Senior Enforcement Officer at USEPA Region 6 in the Air Permitting Enforcement Section. In addition to enforcement case investigations, inspections, and judicial civil referrals, Diana manages the air consent decree tracking program, reviews and responds to alternative monitoring plan requests, and participates in several EPA national air technical work groups. She is also one of two Lean/Six Sigma Black Belts for Region 6. She has 35 years combined experience as an industrial analytical lab chemist and as a multi-media environmental manager, working for municipal and federal government, private industry, and as a consultant. She is a widely published author and presenter in the field of industrial regulatory compliance. Diana has a bachelors degree in biochemistry, and has been a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) since 1999. Before joining EPA in August 2010, she previously received several state and national awards for her achievements in environmental management, and was named a Fellow of the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management in 2013. During her tenure at EPA, she has received the Region 6 annual WE CARE award, two Bronze Medals For Commendable Service, and the Region 6 Innovation Award.
|K M Coordinator||For information on the training site please contact the coordinator, Kim Mason, at 713-843-3700 or email@example.com|
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I am a working artist who works and teaches in, watercolor, oils, acrylics, pastels, and mixed media. I teach watercolor and drawing classes in the Continuing Education program at UTA in Arlington. I teach an oil, or acrylic on canvas class at Trinity Art Guild’s Gallery in Bedford. I also teach a watercolor class every two months at the Up Stairs Gallery in Arlington.
I am very proud of my B.F.A., Magnum Cum Laude in painting and drawing with an English minor from the U.N.T. in Denton. I pursued this dream of mine later in life, after I had traveled and lived in Europe for many years. Being a little older and having traveled and lived extensively overseas, I came to the University with a different perspective on life. I continue my studies by taking workshops from other artists and have spent two summers painting on location at the La Romita School of Art in Italy.
I belong to many art organizations----locally and nationally and am a signature member of the Southwestern Watercolor Society in Dallas, Society of Watercolor Artists in Fort Worth and Texas Neighbors in Irving. I have served as President for the Southwestern Watercolor Society of Dallas for the 2004-05 year. My work has received numerous awards in local, regional, and national shows over the years and continues to do so.
My subject matter comes from personal photo’s from my travels and objects I collect. The travel I have done and continue to do introduces me to history, cultures, and philosophies that have a major impact on my work. Turkey, for example, opened my eyes and thoughts to the eastern philosophy. From this I began to see the connection between their views and the philosophy of the American Indians in our Southwest. New thoughts lead to new connections and interests. My work involves the interconnecting strings that hold time and place together. I like to experiment and find new ways to use materials, design principals, and color to help get my idea or concept across in my paintings. Ultimately I strive for a balanced, yet exciting painting that can be enjoyed on many levels.
|Stacey McGinney||Stacey D. McGinney is a Senior Litigation Paralegal who has worked in many areas of law, including employment, appellate, medical malpractice, personal injury, insurance defense, construction, aviation, intellectual property, workers' compensation and general litigation. She is employed by the law firm of Brown, Dean, Proctor & Howell, LLC, where she assists in personal injury, insurance defense, commercial, and general litigation.
Mrs. McGinney has:
"Assisted in designing and presenting CLE presentations on varied topics such as hurricane litigation, employment law, and legal/accounting ethical obligations.
"Participated as active assistant in trials in both Federal and State Court and at Arbitration hearings.
"Received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the University of Texas Austin (Hook 'em!) and then went back to school to obtain her Paralegal Certificate from Austin Community College.
"Been a member of the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas, the Tarrant County Bar Association, and the Fort Worth Paralegal Association. She has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Fort Worth Paralegal Association in several positions.
Mrs. McGinney has previously been involved with several Boy Scout packs and troops in leadership positions. She currently lives in Arlington with her husband and two children, along with four dogs, three guinea pigs, two fish, one hamster and, perhaps, a partridge in the pear tree.
Randy McKechnie, President of RLM Consulting, Inc. Is a Licensed Real Estate Broker for almost 30 years, a Property Tax Consultant, a Trained Professional Mediator, and offers services as an Expert Witness. Contracted as a Brokerage Consultant for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Century 21 Judge Fite, Co., The Seller's Advocate, Fedelius, Buyer's Voice and many other large and small brokerage firms in Texas.
Former president and owner of Century 21 Select (Terrell and Garrett). Former coordinator and current instructor for the University of Texas at Arlington pre-licensing real estate education program. Review editor for Dearborn Financial Publishing, Inc. for the review and editing of Contract Law and Law of Agency texts.
More than 200 hours of Alternative Dispute Resolution services with a greater than 85% success rate. Served as Broker Chairman of the Texas Real Estate Commissions Broker-Lawyer Committee. The committee that provides the real estate industry with all legally drawn contracts, addenda, and notices for promulgation and approval to be used by real estate licensees. Contract educator for Continuing Education Institute, Institute of Real Estate Professionals, University of Texas at Arlington and many other organizations.
You can contact Randy at his website
|Robert Moura||Pharmacy Technician Instructor|
|Mario Olmos||Mario Olmos works as an R&D consulting scientist and environmental specialist. He has worked as a field researcher, manager of endangered species program and director of sustainable management programs for several conservation organizations such as The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Birdlife International, and Nature Conservancy. His passion for sustainability and conservation lead him to develop new programs for the sustainable management of natural resources, allowing industrial development, environmental conservation and socio-economical benefits in small communities of Latin America. He is an active member of Costa Rican Ornithological Society (Founding Member), American Ornithologist Union, Association of Field Ornithologist, Integrated Nutritional Society, and The Society for Integrated and Comparative Biology.|
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|Donna Patterson||Donna C. Patterson is a Senior Litigation Paralegal who has worked in many areas of law, including bankruptcy, criminal, family, estate, real estate, employment, appellate, medical malpractice, insurance defense, commercial, and general litigation. She is employed by the law firm of Bourland, Wall, & Wenzel. P.C., where she assists in probate, contested estates, insurance defense, commercial, and general litigation.
Mrs. Patterson has:
Written over 200 training presentations on varied topics such as electronic discovery, legal ethics, legal terminology, Texas criminal code, trial preparation, age and sex discrimination, sexual harassment, responsibilities of management, proper conduct in the workplace, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Family Medical Leave Act.
Been a professor for the Paralegal Program at the University of Texas at Arlington since 2002. Prior to working in the legal field, she was an Arlington business owner and worked in computer systems, computer software, and sales and brokering of computer hardware.
Received her Paralegal Certificate from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is a member of the Texas Bar College, Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas, and the Tarrant County Bar Association. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Fort Worth Paralegal Association as Scholarship Chair. She has served as 2nd Vice President/Membership Chair, Ethics Chair, and Public Relations Chair for the Fort Worth Paralegal Association. She is currently working on a quarterly series addressing paralegal ethical pitfalls and solutions entitled "Ethical Emma.
Mrs. Patterson supports local charities, including Arlington Charities, Arlington Life Shelter, The Veterans Hospital, and Legal Aid of Northwest Texas.
|Ronald Perrin||Since 1992, Ron Perrin has been involved with the inspection and cleaning of potable water storage tanks, serving over 500 utilities in Texas and six other states. He is a former Master Peace Officer and Security Consultant, licensed in the state of Texas. Ron was one of the first to develop diving potable water tanks as a cleaning method in Texas by originating a company called TDI (Tank Diver Inspections) in 1992. By 1994, Ron had become one of the original principals at U.S. Underwater Services (later purchased by Neptune). At U.S. Underwater Services, Ron served as Director of Marketing and was promoted to Director of Operations during his last year at the firm. In 1997, Ron established Ron Perrin Water Technologies. To date, Ron Perrin Water Technologies has inspected over 7,000 water storage tanks. The methods Ron has developed to inspect and clean potable water storage tanks and towers have saved millions of gallons of treated drinking water and have improved the quality in hundreds of water systems. In 2013 Ron Perrin became an OSHA outreach trainer and is currently an authorized construction trainer. In 2015 Ron was contracted by the Environmental Training Institute at the University of Texas at Arlington to develop a training program to safely inspect water storage tanks. WTR 308 Water Storage Inspection Techniques was offered for the first time in the 2015 summer catalog. See: UTA ETI WTR 308 (link to) https://web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp1?&course=16WTR308002 Certifications: Specialist in Safety and health (SSH) 2013 Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) 2014 Safety and Health Environmental Professional (SHEP) 2015 Published Works: Inspecting and Cleaning Potable Water Storage (Second Edition Due out in 2015) By Ron Perrin. 158 page book. SBN 10: 1-4415-3244-7 Municipal Sewer & Water magazine: September 2010 edition; Pages 94-95; Article title: Look Inside - Inspection & Cleaning of potable water storage tanks Texas Water Utility Journal; August 2014 edition; Pages 20-22 Article title: Record High Temperatures May Activate Hidden Microbes in Your Water Distribution System- What's hiding in your distribution system|
|TL Peters||TL has worked in the field of occupational safety and health since 1989. He has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Safety from the University of Texas in Tyler. He has been an OSHA Education Center instructor since 2006 and is the owner of United Safety Group, providing customized training for companies in all industries. Previously, TL has been the Environmental, Health and Safety Manager for companies such as Pioneer Frozen Foods, Atrium Windows and Doors, and The HON Company. Prior to his managerial roles, TL was a safety engineer for Vistawall Architectural Products and Baxter Healthcare Corporation. TL is a Certified Safety and Health Official in General Industry, a Certified Safety, Health and Environmental Trainer (CET #27-350), Certified Instructional Technologist (CIT #27-350), and an authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer in General Industry and Construction.|
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|William (Dan) Rosenthal|
|Amber Royer||Amber Royer is the author of the cookbooks There are Herbs in My Chocolate and I Can Can With Herbs. She is also a regular columnist for the Dave's Garden On-Line Community. Her work has also appeared in Appleseeds and Odyssey (children's magazines). Amber is an active member of the Fort Worth Herb Society, and an avid gardener. As a degreed youth librarian (MLIS from UNT, experience working with all levels, from babies on through teens and even adults), Amber helped design the instructional materials for the Young Writer's Program portion of National Novel Writing Month. Amber became interested in creative writing when she was still young (and joined her first professional writer's organization at the age of 12) and is always touched when she gets to inspire a new generation of young writers. In addition to teaching, she enjoys crafting, cooking and travel - especially when it affords a chance to learn more about food or plants, whether it's visiting pineapple plantations of Hawaii, or sampling cocoa pulp straight from the pod in the Dominican Republic. For more information, visit her web site: www.dandylyonsgarden.com.|
|C S Coordinator||For information on the training site please contact the coordinator, Stephanie Nelson, at 512-719-5263 or firstname.lastname@example.org|
|F S Coordinator||For information on the training site please contact the coordinator, Marty Gutierrez, at 210-458-2411 or Martha.Gutierrez@utsa.edu.|
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John Seither is one of a few internationally recognized computer forensics authorities. Given the relative newness of the field, his nearly two decades of computer forensics experience help to make him among the most knowledgeable anywhere. In that regard, John was set apart by many of his peers as being an unusually well qualified manager of a major law enforcement agency computer forensics program. His training and experience is not limited to technical investigations. Retiring from federal service in late 1998 with well over a quarter century of law enforcement experience, spanning burglaries to espionage, John is also a decorated officer and air combat veteran of the Vietnam War. Proving a clear exception to the old saying that those who can't do, teach, he has taught at some of America's best known accredited universities and colleges, with police officers traveling from as far away as Australia and India to attend his courses.
John received a Bachelors degree from the University of Maryland, a Masters degree from Webster University and pursued a PhD at Saint Louis University prior to his transfer with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS).
The following are included among his more relevant accomplishments as a field and supervisory special agent, most recently with US Customs and previously with NCIS and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. Following many months of technical training at private corporations and the Central Intelligence Agency in the mid-1980s, John became the Navy Department's primary resource in the investigation of high priority and sensitive computer investigations world wide.
His prior mainframe programming experience had earlier facilitated a successful computer matching operation to economically identify fraud within the US Navy's payroll system. Hired by US Customs in 1987 and tasked with keeping a watchful eye on their giant mainframe computer center in northern Virginia, he was promoted and transferred about a year later to the Office of Investigations. While assigned as Customs National Fugitive Coordinator, a program responsible for the establishment of the Ten Most Wanted program and led to the arrest of several previously illusive major felons, he was called upon to design and supervise the building of the computer network for the Treasury Department's newly formed Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and later two large wide area networks for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and serving Customs, FBI, DEA and IRS. Both during his headquarters assignment and afterwards as a senior narcotics agent in Houston, TX, John provided Customs' input to DOJ's Federal Guidelines on Searching and Seizing Computers.
As the Customs' senior computer forensics examiner for Oklahoma and much of Texas, he recognized the need for sharing technical investigative resources between law enforcement agencies. To that end, he formed the Houston Area Technical Support Interagency Group, which ultimately numbered over 800 members in the US and British Commonwealth. It was also during this period that John developed what is widely reputed to be the first automated computer forensics program, a Windows variation of which was commercially marketed in computer stores across the nation. Selected in 1997 to be the first National Computer Forensics Program Manager for Customs' Office of Internal Affairs, John also pioneered the use of data mining to detect criminal activity transacted on Customs vast world-wide computer network.
Retiring in late 1998 at 53 years of age, he created a computer forensics training program for a high tech subsidiary of the giant Litton Corporation and assisted in the design of artificial intelligence computer forensics tools for the Air Force, much of which was accomplished from his home in a rural mountain top community in eastern Tennessee. Since then, John developed multimedia computer forensics laboratory intensive courses that are regularly offered by state and private universities and colleges.
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