Course Listing - by Instructor

Luke Baker
Richard Barcum Rich, a Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, has over 26 years of experience as a safety and health professional. His previous health and safety experience ranges from field level to executive level positions. He has an M.S. degree in Industrial Technology Education - Safety from the University of Idaho and a B.S. degree in Industrial Science from Truman State University.
Katrina Bladen
Bill Chaplin Bill has worked in the Industrial Controls industry for the past 25 years. He has focused primarily on automation components such as PLCs, Inverters, networks and HMI components. Bill has an AAS degree from Owens Community College and a Computer Systems degree from the University of Toledo. He also has earned certifications in computer operation systems and networks. For the past 15 years Bill has worked at Northwest State in their Engineering Technologies and Workforce Development Divisions.
Paul Ernest
Tami Norris Tami is the Computer Training Coordinator at Custom Training Solutions a Division of Northwest State Community College. She received her Bachelor of Education and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Toledo. She has 30 years of experience training in computer applications and has received certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist Master, Certified Application Associate - Crystal Reports 2008, Oracle Certified Associate - MySQL 5, is an IC Authorized Instructor and is ICDL certified. Tami is very involved in the commuting including Scouting, as a youth mentor and with the Holland Springfield Chamber of Commerce.
Michelle O'Dell Michelle is a communications professional with more than 14 years of experience in public relations, marketing and advertising. She specializes in developing promotional strategies, creating engaging content and social media marketing for companies in a variety of industries. In addition to a strong project management background and certifications in Lean/Six Sigma, Michelle has extensive experience providing hands-on training in supervision, leadership, communications and social media. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism, with a major in public relations and minor in marketing, from Bowling Green State University.
Jim Parker Jim has many years of experience in the skilled trades, maintenance, and preventative maintenance field. His work with Custom Training Solutions/Northwest State Community College involves design and delivery of courses in industrial hydraulics, industrial pneumatics, mechanics and maintenance and fluid power. He has experience with delivery of courses in person on site, at the college and via virtual classroom formats.