Contact Us


For general inquiries


For general inquiries

To register for or inquire about foundation programs

Foundation advising and tours:

To register for or inquire about apprenticeship courses


For general inquiries

For foundation program inquiries

For apprenticeship inquiries

To register in person for foundation programs, please go to the Admissions Office in the Old Main building.

To register in person for apprenticeship courses, please go to the Trades Office in the Trades and Technology building.

Faculty and Staff


To provide the highest quality instruction and innovative training, in a student focused environment, based on current research practice that meets regional, provincial, national, and international needs in the areas of Trades, Technology, and Baccalaureate programs.


Our practice focuses on the learner while providing the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for our students to be distinguished leaders in society and the global work force.

Dean - Trades and Technology Baldev Pooni 250-828-5110
Chairperson Peter Poeschek 250-828-5113
Chairperson Thomas Haag 250-828-5119
Administrative Assistant Jaclyn Hellquist 250-828-5207
T and T Office Assistant Dawn Fielding 250-371-5797
Associate Director, Community Education and Workforce Training Heather Hamilton 250-371-5658
Community Coordinator, Community Education and Workforce Training Marie Weisbeck 250-828-5106
Apprenticeship Coordinator Jackie Enders 250-371-5659
Foundation Programs Vera Mazzei 250-828-5046
Partnership Transitions Coordinator Dwayne Geiger 250-852-7187
Driver Training Manager - Contractor Ray Trenholm 250-371-5817
Women in Trades Coordinator  Amber Cachlin 250-828-5121 
Women in Trades RBC Coordinator Meghan Low 778-471-8365
Specific Purpose Project Officer    Madison McGregor 250-828-5109
Construction Trades
Chairperson Peter Poeschek 250-828-5113
Carpentry Instructor Bryce Coombs 250-371-5663
Carpentry Instructor Greg Alm 250-377-6184
Carpentry Instructor Tim Kasten 250-371-5655
Carpentry Instructor Tully Journeay 250-377-6184
Electrical Instructor Amie Schellenberg 250-377-6124
Electrical Instructor Ben Lovely 250-828-5108
Electrical Instructor Brian Ward 250-371-5810
Electrical Instructor Dana McIntyre 250-377-6094
Electrical Instructor Gerry Sherk 250-371-5782
Electrical Instructor Jason Dabner 250-377-6096
Electrical Instructor Mike Finch 250-377-6091
Electrical Instructor Mike Turley 778-471-8386
Electrical Instructor Peter Poeschek 250-828-5113
Electrical Instructor Kevin Bacon 250-377-6037
Electrical Instructor Jason Schapansky 250-371-5811
Electrical Instructor -
Williams Lake and Kamloops
Randy Underwood 250-392-8000
Electrical Instrumentation Instructor Michael Chen 778-471-8435
Electrical Instrumentation Instructor Michael Prociuk 778-471-8436
Horticulture Elise Menard Jonker 250-828-5181
Plumbing Instructor Pat Barringer 250-828-5136
Plumbing Instructor Paul Simpson 250-852-6394
Tool Room - Construction David Roos 250-371-5693
Tool Room - Construction Wayne Lakusta 250-377-6061
Tool Room - Williams Lake John Brown 250-392-8122
Water Treatment Coordinator Satwinder Paul 250-828-5115
Water Treatment Program Support Program Assistant   250-828-5017
Chairperson Thomas Haag 250-828-5119
Automotive Instructor John Wrigley 250-828-5122
Heavy Duty and Commercial Transport Instructor Ryan Munden  250-377-6106
Heavy Duty and Commercial Transport Instructor Darren Watt 250-828-5129
Heavy Duty and Commercial Transport Instructor Lyle Hirowatari 250-828-5130
Heavy Duty and Commercial Transport Instructor Brad Kozubski 250-377-6106
Heavy Duty and Commercial Transport Instructor Kyle Doiron 250-852-7942
Heavy Mechanical Trades Instructor -
Williams Lake
Mike Shields 250-392-8120
Millwright Instructor Carl Burton 250-852-7951
Millwright Instructor Mike Harcourt 250-376-1272 ext. 405
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Instructor Pete Arkesteyn 250-852-7840
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Instructor Ken Baitz 778-471-8376
Tool Room - Mechanical Alfie Butt 250-828-5128
Welding Apprenticeship,
Testing and Upgrading Instructor
Larry Franzen 250-377-6109
Welding Instructor -
Williams Lake
Tyler Baba 250-392-8121
Welding Instructor James McCarthy 250-828-5105
Welding Instructor John Sutton 250-377-6159
Welding Instructor - Mobile Training Unit Michael Grainger 250-315-3386
Welding Instructor Steve Senger 250-371-5907