Meet the Faculty

Richard Escalambre (Program Coordinator/Professor)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Biography

Program Coordinator/Professor. (B.A., San Francisco State University), A.S.E. Toyota Certified Training Instructor, L-1 Advanced Level Technician, and California Clean Air Car Course Instructor. Professor Escalambre holds a Secondary Teaching Credential in Industrial Arts, and has over twelve years of field experience as a Journeyman Automotive Technician. In addition, he is a respected author and editor of books in the field of Engine Performance.

Thomas Broxholm (Evening Coordinator/Professor)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Biography

Professor of Automotive Technology. Toyota Certified Training Instructor, A.S.E. Certified Master Technician and Advanced L-1 Level Technician. Professor Broxholm holds a Designated Subjects Credential in Automotive Technology and has over nineteen years of field experience as a Journeyman Automotive Technician. A.S.E. L-1 Advanced Technician award winner. Office: Room 11-104.

Dan Ming (Professor)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Biography

Professor of Automotive Technology. (A.S., San Francisco City College) Toyota Certified Training Instructor, A.S.E. Certified Technician. Assistant Professor Ming holds a Limited Service Community College Credential in Automotive Technology and has over twenty four years of field experience as a Journeyman Automotive Technician.

Paul Spakowski (Professor)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Biography

Professor of Automotive Technology. (B.S., Wayne State University), Toyota Certified Training Instructor, A.S.E. Certified Master Machinist, Master Automotive Technician, and L-1 Advanced Level Technician. Associate Professor Spakowski has over thirty years of field experience as a Journeyman Automotive Technician.

Ed Yee (Instructor)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Biography

Professor of Automotive Technology. ASE Certified Master Technician-34 years, current. Advanced Level L1 Technician-15 years, current. Current Smog Check License-36 years. California Clean Air Car Course Instructor-18 years, current. Toyota Certified Training Instructor. AA, AS Degree, CCSF in Electronics Technology and Radio-Telephone Communications. Factory Training for Ford, GM, Toyota and Volvo. Thirty three years field experience as a Journeyman Automotive Technician.

Filipp Gleyzer (Automotive Technician)

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Don Ross (Automotive Technician)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Ruben Parra (Associate Professor)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Biography

Professor of Automotive Technology. GM and Chrysler certified technician specializing in engine performance, electricity, computer controls, air conditioning, and smog inspection & repair. ASE certification since 1986, Smog license since 1988. BAR certified Clean Air Car Instructor, Subject Matter Expert for the BAR training division and a MACS certified trainer. I first started teaching in 1994, returned to the industry for several years, and have been teaching in a private school setting since 2004 before being hired at Skyline College in 2014. I have a passion for teaching, and love what I do.

Julia Johnson (Professor)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Biography

Professor of Automotive Technology (BA, San Francisco State University). Julia Johnson is an ASE certified automotive technician and has worked for independent repair shops and for the CA Smog Referee program. She holds an Enhanced Area Smog License and is a Honda certified instructor. In addition to teaching the entry level classes, Professor Johnson coordinates the Honda PACT Express Tech certification program, the Automotive Career Advancement Academy, the automotive internship program and the Skyline/ROP collaborative. She is the faculty advisor to the Auto Tech Club and the Heart Wrenchers (the club for female automotive students) and teaches automotive classes for women on the weekends.

Kalon Behravesh (Adjunct Faculty)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Craig Childress (Adjunct Faculty)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Jim Cresta (Instructor)

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Hari Dhaliwal (Adjunct Faculty)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Richard Young (Adjunct Faculty)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

David Hill (Adjunct Faculty)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Automotive

Shahbal Naderpour (Adjunct Faculty)

Business, Education and Professional Programs - Business

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