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Associate in Occupational Studies Degree
Specialization: Automotive Service Specialist
State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York
Completed 28 hours in Vocational Educational
Responsibilities included fire fighter on a naval air station and plane captain for an A-7 jet fighter aboard the USS Enterprise which served in Viet Nam. Honorable discharge.
Arcade Central High School, New York
Automotive Chairman 1/00 - Present
Provide leadership for 18 faculty/staff and over 250 students.
Instructor - Seminar I 1982 -2000
Resonsibilities include preparing students for entrance into the automotive mechanics profession. Areas covered include most areas of the automobile except major engine and drive train repair. Course is designed to update and tie together earlier training nad includes advanced electronic controls.
Instructor - Tune-up 1980-82
Responsibities included preparing students to become profieient in electrical testing and repair, diagnosis of ignition systems, fuel systems, emission and complete engine tune-up.
Summer Employment includes 1980-Present
Worked as a technician in a Ford dealership
Worked as a technician with J&R Repair in Olean
Developed automotive training materail (IM240/OBDII) with New York State/Aspire
Contracted to Ford Motor Company - investigate and inspect vehicles
Managing a repair shop in Yellowstone National Park
Self-Employed Mechanic/Owner 1975-81
Owner/mechanic my resonsibities included major engine and transmission repair, brake service, wheel alignment, tune-up and electrical work. Also included supervision of employees and book keeping duties.
Article-The Post-Standard Auto, Mastering Management section titled- It's Becoming a Woman's World
Presentation for national automotive writers on IM 240 in Calgary, Canada
Presentation for area dealership technicians - OBDII, Savannah, Georgia
Evaluation Team Leader for the National Automotive Technicians Eduction Foundation (NATEF)
Arbitration for Daimler Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Toyota and Lexus.
Master Instructor - National for Train the trainer Progam for New York State's Automotive Technicans Training Program
Past member Archbishop Walsh School Board
Past member Immacule Conception School Board
Past memeber of Belmont Fire Department