Credentials

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ENGINEERING

BS Engineering, 1980 – 1984, MMA, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

Power Engineering, 1984 – 1985, GETC Schenectady, New York

Environmental Engineering, 1989, NHU, CT

WOOD SCIENCE

Wood and Paper Science Program, 2007, NCU, NC

WOOD FLOORING DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Ambassador Degree, 2010, NWFA, Chesterfield, MO

Advanced Master Craftsman Degree, 2007, NWFA, Chesterfield, MO

Nationally Certified Professional in Sand & Finish, 2006, NWFA, Chesterfield, MO

Nationally Certified Professional in Installation, 2006, NWFA, Chesterfield, MO

Nationally Certified Wood Flooring Inspector, 2006, NWFA, Chesterfield, MO

Vanguard Degree, 2006, NWFA, Chesterfield, MO

Master Craftsman Degree, 2005, NWFA, Chesterfield, MO

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

Community Service Award, NWFA, 2010, Chesterfield, MO

First Place, Floor of the Year, NWFA, 2009, Long Beach, CA

Golden Mallet Award, NWFA, 2009, Long Beach, CA

First Place, Extreme Wood Floor Makeover, NWFA, 2007, Denver, CO

WOOD FLOOR COURSES (Instructor)

Certification School, NWFACP, 2013 Stoughton, Mass

Moisture Testing, NWFACP, 2013 Las Vegas

Expert Installation, NWFA, 2012, Chesterfield, MO

Expert Sand & Finish, NWFA, 2011, Chesterfield, MO

Advanced Hardwood Floors, 2009, NWFA, NY

Inspection School, NWFACP, 2007, Chesterfield, MO

Expert Sand & Finish, NWFA, 2007, Chesterfield, MO

Custom Installation, Decorative Flooring, 2007, Port St Joe, Fl

Medallion Manufacturing, WFE, 2007, Auburn, MA

Advanced Hardwood Floors, NWFA, 2007, Chesterfield, MO

Wood Science and Inspection, WFE, 2006, Auburn, MA

Finish Trouble Shooting, WFE, 2006, Auburn, MA

Wood Floor Inspection, WFE, 2006, Auburn, MA

Expert Installation, NWFA, 2006, Chesterfield, MO

Expert Sand & Finish, NWFA, 2006, Chesterfield, MO

Subfloor Solutions, NWFA, 2006, Chesterfield, MO

Engineered Installation, NWFA, 2006, Chesterfield, MO

Intermediate Installation and Sand & Finish, NWFA, 2006, Hartford, CT

Advanced Hardwood Floors, NWFA, 2006, Chesterfield, MO

Certified Professionals Inspectors Certification, 2005, Chesterfield, MO

Advance Hardwood Floors, 2005, Chesterfield, MO

Professional Sand & Finish, 2003, Anaheim, CA

Installation the Next Step, NWFA, 2003, Hartford, CT

Professional Sand & Finish, NWFA, 2003, Hartford, CT

Advanced Hardwood Floors, NWFA, 2002, Saint Louis, MO

Advanced Hardwood Floors, NWFA, 2001, Saint Louis, MO

Professional Sand and Finish, 2000, Waltham, MA

Installation, Sand & Finish, NWFA, 2000, Poughkeepsie, NY

Complete Installation, 2000 Triangle Pacific Center, Nashville, TN

National Oak Manufactures Association School, 2000, Memphis, TN

Symposium Speaker:

Business Development, NWFA, 2013 Dallas, TX

Wood Science, NWFA, 2013 Dallas, TX

Acclimation, NWFA, 2012 Orlando, Fl

Water and Wood, NWFA, 2012 Orlando, Fl

Hand Held Moisture Meters, NWFA, 2008 Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Moisture Related Issues, NWFA, 2008 Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Wood Science, NWFA, 2008 Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Performance and Manufactures Expectations, NWFA, 2008 Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Educational Exposition Instructor:

Demonstrations, NWFA, 2012 Orlando, Fl

Advanced Finishing Systems, NWFA 2009 Long Beach, CA

Acclimation and Moisture Content, NWFA 2008 Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Advanced Finishing Systems, NWFA 2008 Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Technical Networking Session Moderator:

Technical issues, NWFA, 2013 Dallas, TX

Technical issues, NWFA, 2012 Orlando, Fl

Moisture Meters, NWFA 2008 Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Technical Skill Courses:

Technical report writing, 2001, GE, Waltham, MA

Engineering technical writing, 1985, GETC Schenectady, New York

Kepner-Trego Critical Analysis, 1985, GETC Schenectady, New York

NATIONAL WOOD FLOOR EDUCATION CONFERENCES

NWFA, 2013, Dallas, TX

NWFA, 2011, Fort Orlando, Fl

NWFA, 2009, Washington DC

NWFA, 2009, Long Beach, CA

NWFA, 2008, Fort Lauderdale, Fl

NWFA, 2007, Denver, CO

NWFA, 2006, Baltimore, Maryland

NWFA, 2004, Charlotte, N.C

NWFA, 2001, Palm Springs, CA

NWFA, 2000, Dallas, TX

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

National Wood Flooring Association, 2000-2013

Forest Products Society 2009-2013

The International Parquetry Historical Society, 2000-2013

Wood Floor Education, 2006 – 2013

National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2008 – 2013

Society of Architectural Historians, 2013

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

NWFACP Certification Proctor, 2014

Subject matter expert NWFACP inspector test, 2014

NWFACP Certification Committee, 2014

NWFA Technical Education Committee, 2014

Subject matter expert NWFACP inspector test, 2013

NWFACP Certification Committee, 2013

Subject matter expert NWFACP sand and finish test, 2012

NWFACP Sand & Finish Certification Committee, 2012

NWFACP Symposium Committee, 2013

NWFA Technical Education Committee, 2013

Subject matter expert NWFACP sand and installation test, 2012

NWFA Technical Education Committee, 2012

NWFA Management Education Committee, 2011

NWFA Technical Education Committee, 2011

NWFA Management Education Committee, 2011

The International Parquetry Historical Society, President, 2006 – 2011

Wood Floor Education, President, 2006 – 2011

NWFA Technical Manual Committee, 2001- 2010

NWFA Inspectors Committee, 2004 – 2011

NWFA Inspector Proctor Subcommittee, 2008

NWFA Certified Professionals Certification Committee, 2011

NWFA Hardwood Floor Magazine Committee, 2006 – 2011

NWFA Educational Instructor, 2004 -2012

NWFA Inspector Certification Proctor, 2005

NWFA Technical Guide Lines Committee, 2001-2002

PUBLICATIONS

Floors With Flair, May 2014, Fine Home Building

How To Install Herringbone Floors, November 2012 This Old House

Pet Stains On Hardwoods, November 2010 This Old House

NWFA Technical Manuals, 2001- 2010

Heat-treating Wood, October 2010, Fine Wood Working

The Floor Master, October 2010 This Old House

Perfect Prefinished Wood Floors, September 2010, Fine Homebuilding

Thermally Modified Wood, 2010 Design NY Magazine

A Complete Guide to Wood Flooring, 2009 Taunton Press Books

Interior Graphic Standards, 2009, JW&S Publishing

Wood Floors that Survive Anywhere, November 2009, Fine Homebuilding

Flawless Wood Floors, September 2008, Fine Homebuilding

Floor Finish Applicators, September 2008, Fine Homebuilding

Hand Held Moisture Meters, March 2008, Wood Flooring Education

For Holiday Nicks, a Mending Hand, November 2008, New York Times

A Beautiful Floor From Wood Scraps, May 2007, Fine Homebuilding

Under Standing Stability and Density, April 2007, Hardwood Floors

How To Make a Crosscut Sled, January 2007, Wood Flooring Education

Ten Common Problems With Wood Floors, April 2006, New London Day

Staining With a Buffer, January 2006, Wood Flooring Education

Fix For a Scratched Wood Floor, September 2005, Fine Homebuilding

Maple Wood Flooring Over Radiant Heating, March 2005, Fine Homebuilding

Inlaying a Floor Medallion, January 2005, Fine Homebuilding

Tar Paper Under Wood Floors, January 2005, Fine Homebuilding

Wood Species Used In Wood Flooring, 2004, NWFA

Hand vs. Pneumatic Flooring Nailers, September 2003, Fine Homebuilding

New Life for an Old Floor, June 2003, Fine Homebuilding

Finishing Hardwood Floors, March 2002, Fine Homebuilding

Installing Strip Flooring, January 2002, Fine Homebuilding

Problems, Causes and Cures of Hardwood Floors, 2002, NWFA

CD ROM & Video

Installing Herringbone Floors, November 2012 This Old House

Wood Floor Maintenance, 2012 NWFA, Chesterfield, MO

Job Site Conditions, 2012 NWFA, Chesterfield, MO

Wood Flooring with Charles Peterson, 2009, Taunton Press

Using Moisture Meters, 2008, Taunton Press Books

Board Replacement, 2007, Taunton Press

Making Medallions, 2007, Taunton Press

Board Replacement, April 2006, Wood Flooring Education

The Best of Fine Homebuilding, 2002, Taunton Press

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