Cheyney University - Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Arts Education,
High Honors - 1975
Penn Crest High School - 1970
Professional Training Seminars:
Safety, Universal Building Code, Pay for Performance, Waterproofing, Masonry
Reinforcing, Cavity Wall Construction, Rough Terrain Forklift Operation and
Instructor Course, Certification/Installation Training for Dry-Vit EIFS System,
NCCER Instructor CertificationTeaching Overview:
Masonry I,II,III,IV,V,VI, Blueprint Reading for Masonry, Masonry Drafting. Also ACI concrete testing cert., Rumford fireplace cert.Professional Experience:
Instructor 8/2004 - Present
Alfred State College, School of Applied Technology, Building Trades Department
Responsible for development and implementation of all freshman and senior masonry instruction, coordination of off-campus learning experiences, and bringing outside industry experts to the campus.
President and Sole Stockholder 1979-Present
Miller and Richard Masonry Contractors, Inc.
Responsibilities included all aspects of the corporation with jobs located within a seventy-five mile radius of Genesee, PA.
Sole Proprietor 6/76-1978
Steven B. Richard Contractor
Performed carpentry, masonry and concrete construction, bidding, and estimates.
Substitute Teacher 1975-1977
Northern Potter High School
Substitute taught vocational education.
Construction Worker 1975-1976
Ed Hager Construction
Constructed dairy and pole barns which included block laying, concrete forming and pouring, and rough carpentry.
Masonry Laborer (Summers & Weekends) 1969-1974
John Bubel Masonry, Inc.
Duties included mixing mortar, building scaffolding, stocking masonry materials, and cleaning job sites.Service:
Pesident of Genesee Headwaters Association
Rough Terrain Forklift Operation, NCCER Instructor Certification, Dry-Vit EIFS
System Certification, Hilti Powder Actuated Tools
PROFESSIONAL First Citizens National Bank - Local Board Member
ORGANIZATIONS Genesee Headwaters Watershed Association - President
Yorks Corners Mennonite Church - Past Youth Group Leader, Elder
Mennonite Mutual Aid Advocate
Mennonite Disaster Service
EXPERIENCEand finishing, refractory brick work in high temperature kilns and flues, fireplace construction, architectural stone and precast settings, application of EFIS dry-vit systems and finishes, blueprint reading/material takeoff and job layout, erection of all types