Faculty & Staff Directory

  • Darrin Marshall ~ Chair Auto/Diesel Programs


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    Darrin Marshall

    Chair and Assistant Professor
    ADT 202

    Darrin Marshall is Chair for the Auto/Diesel programs. With 20+ years of automotive experience, 15+years of automotive teaching, and a Bachelor’s degree in Technology from the University of Alaska.  Darrin also graduated from the UAA GMASEP program, has worked as a dealership technician, became GM World Class, and for many years led UAA’s GMASEP program.

  • Susan Moran ~ Academic Advisor


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    Susan Moran

    Academic Advisor
    ADT 207

    I joined the CTC Transportation & Power Department as the Student Success Advisor in 2018, where I have enjoyed helping students navigate through the system. Over my 13 years employment within the University of Alaska system, I have developed institutional knowledge and engaging relationships with the students I advise, faculty, staff and community members. 

  • Reed McDaniel ~ Lead Lab Technician



    Reed McDaniel

    Lead Lab Technician
    ADT 102

Automotive Technology

  • Jared Stouff ~Instructor
    Jared Stouff - Instructor
    ADT 202
  • Kelly Smith ~ Associate Professor

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    Kelly Smith

    Associate Professor
    ADT 203C

    Kelly Smith is an Associate Professor of Automotive Technology at UAA. He has been a fulltime member of the faculty since 1998, after teaching part-time since 1988. He entered the field of automotive and diesel technology through a love of motorsports. Kelly has been an ASE Master Automotive Technician since 1987. He has dealership experience with multiple vehicle manufacturers, as well as in aftermarket facilities. Kelly is a first-generation college graduate, having earned a Master of Science in Career and Technical Education from UAA, as well as the Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science in Technology.

  •  Richard Hale ~ Assistant Professor


     Richard Hale

    Richard Hale
    Assistant Professor

    ADT 203A

    Richard Hale, Term Instructor of Automotive Technology,
    recently joined our full-time faculty after teaching as an adjunct instructor. Richard has a 32 year career in the automotive industry. He holds a number of certifications from A.S.E. Master Certification, General Motors STG, HKS (engine management programming).

     “Richard, together with his wife, have run a successful automotive repair facility for 23 years.”

Welding & Nondestructive Testing Technology

  • Greg Russo ~Chair Weld/NDT and Assistant Professor


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    Greg Russo

    Chair and Assistant Professor
    GHH 111A

    Gregory Russo, Instructor of Welding and NDT, has served at UAA since 2017, having previously served as an instructor and later as Quality Assurance Manager for Northern Industrial Training. Greg has worked a variety of large-scale construction projects under US Naval Architecture; during his time with Northrup Grumman in Mississippi he was one of a small number of crews selected to repair the USS Cole after she suffered a terrorist attack in Yemen. He holds numerous certifications through the American Welding Society, (AWS) the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) and is currently pursuing degrees through UAA. Greg has earned an Associate of Applied Science in Welding and Nondestructive Testing.  

  • Eli Van Ringelenstein ~Assistant Professor


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    Eli Van Ringelenstein

    Assistant Professor
    GHH 111B

    Eli Van Ringelenstein is Assistant Professor of Welding & NDT, having previously served as Instructor since 1998. He holds numerous certifications through the American Petroleum Institute, (API) the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) and the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER). Eli earned an Associate of Applied Science in Welding and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Technology Leadership.  

Diesel Power Technology

  • Nate Berry


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    Nate Berry 
    Term Assistant Professor

    ADT 203B 

    Nate Berry, Term Assistant Professor of Diesel Power Technology, recently joined our faculty after teaching as an adjunct instructor.  Nate completed his Bachelor's Degree in Applied Technologies Leadership and the AAS Diesel Power Technology programs through UAA.  Nate holds a number of certifications in the ASE-T Series, Class A CDL and HVAC Section 609. 


Automotive & Diesel Power Technology - Physical Location

(ADT) Auto Diesel Technology Building
2460 West Campus Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
United States
T: 907-786-6475 or 907-786-6185
F: 907-786-4637 

Welding & Nondestructive Testing Technology - Physical Location

(GHH) Gordon Hartlieb Hall, RM 111
3300 Seawolf Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
United States
T: 907-786-1800
F: 907-786-4637 



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