Richard AragonLength of Employment with Cerritos College Automotive?
Auto 140Suspension & Steering; Auto 150 Brakes; Auto 161 Chrysler Electricity; Auto 181 Chrysler Engine Management Systems; Auto 179 Chrysler Air ConditioningWork Experience:
Military wheeled-vehicle mechanic, Lube Technician, Tune-up Technician, A/C Technician, Electrical Technician, Nissan Dealership Technician, Nissan Service WriterCollege Education/Degrees:
BA in Industrial Studies, CSULA; MA in Industrial & Technical Studies, CSULASpecial Certifications:
ASE Master Automobile Technician (8 areas), ASE Advanced Level Specialist (L1)Professional Organizations:
California Automotive Teachers (CAT)Pastime/Hobby:
Swimming, cycling, U.S. History
Tony BaronLength of Employment with Cerritos College Automotive?
Part time from 1978-1986 and full time from 1986-present.Teaches:
Ford ASSET Training-Emissions/Smog Inspection ProgramWork Experience:
Cadillac Dealership/Independent Garage/Garage owner from 1964-1986College Education/Degrees:
AS AA from Pierce College, BA fromCal State LASpecial Certifications:
Ford Training Instructor, California Emission Instructor, ASE Masters 36 years.Professional Organizations:
SCTA-Southern California Timing Association. C.A.T.-California Auto Teacher. 200 M.P.H. Bonneville Club Life MemberPastime/Hobby:
Building Hot Rods. Competing in Bonneville Salt Flats-El Mirage Drylake-Land Speed Racing. And Building Speed Equipment for Ford Flathead Race Engines.
Jon W. BenderLength of Employment with Cerritos College Automotive?
Ford A.S.S.E.T. InstructorWork Experience:
Dealership technician for 10 years. F.B.I. garage for 6 years.College Education/Degrees:
A.A., A.S., Los Angeles Pierce College. B.A., California State University Los Angeles.Special Certifications:
Ford Motor Company Certified, A.S.E. Certified in Engines, Electrical, Heating, Air Conditioning, Brakes, Suspension and Steering, Engine Performance, Manual and Automatic Transmissions, and Advanced Engine Performance.Professional Organizations:
Member of California Automotive Teachers Association (C.A.T.)Pastimes/Hobbies:
4x4 off-roading, snow skiing, motorcycles (dirt bikes, atvs) riding.
Leonard GlickLength of Employment with Cerritos College Automotive?
Finishing mythird yearTeaches:
The Import Technician Training Program classes along with Auto 100Work Experience:
Training instructor with Nissan Motor Corporation. Field Service Engineer and Technical Center Manager with Mitsubishi Motor Sales of America. Recall and Service Campaign Specialist with Nissan Motor CorporationCollege Education/Degrees:
BA and MA degrees in Industrial Education from CSULBSpecial Certifications:
ASE certifications in A1 through A8 plus L1. California Smog Check Technician LicenseProfessional Organizations:
Society of Automotive EngineersPastime/Hobby:
Working with cars and just about anything else that moves.
Kevin TaylorLength of Employment with Cerritos College Automotive?
Teaching Automotive at Cerritos College since 1991.Teaches:
Currently teaching the General Motors ASEP program, Automatic Transmissions, Manual Transmissions, and IMPCO Technologies Fuel Systems.Work Experience:
Self employed as owner operator of Pacific Automotive, an automotive wholesale and retail dealership. Pacific Automotive also provides dealership customer relations consulting and new vehicle delivery programs.Before being self employed, I was with Chrysler Corporation working as a District Service manager.College Education/Degrees:
Graduate of Long Beach State University, BA Industrial Education, MA Industrial Education.Special Certifications:
ASE certified Master Technician and F1 Alternative Fuels.Professional Organizations:
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE),California Automotive Teachers (CAT), California Industrial and Technology Education Association (CITEA), and California Community College Association for Occupational Education (CCCAOE).Pastime/Hobby:
Mountain biking and camping.
Frank J. Vega, Automotive Technology InstructorLength of Employment with Cerritos College Automotive?
Auto 100, Chrysler (CAP)/Import Technician Training Program (ITTP), Brakes, Steering and Suspension, Engines, Drivetrain, Transmissions and Axles, Electronic Engine Management Systems.Work Experience:
Dodge Dealership, and a Family owned Independent Shop.College Education/Degrees:
Chrysler (CAP 12) graduate, AA Degree (with honors) Cerritos College, BA Degree University of La Verne.Special Certifications:
Chrysler Factory Certified, ASE Certified, Automotive Manufacturer Specialty Certificate.Pastime/Hobby:
Spending time with my children, Traveling, Movies and Working Out.