AC Dock Pedestal Testing
Rob is the instructor of the Marine Service Technology program at Ocean County Vocational Technical School in Toms River, NJ. He teaches high school and post-secondary students and is a SkillsUSA advisor. Rob has been employed in the marine industry for over 29 years, and has held many positions during his career such as: technician, service manager, and owner. He has earned numerous industry certifications from Yamaha, Mercury Marine, Evinrude, ABYC and NMEA. Rob also works for ABYC as an Adjunct Technical Instructor. Rob and his wife LaRae have 3 children and live in Forked River, NJ.
Fun Fact: Rob enjoys long walks on the beach, unicorns, lollipops, puffy clouds and dolphins.
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ABYC Education VP (Retired)
Ed has been actively involved in the education business for over 35 years. He recently retired from ABYC where he was the Vice President of Education. Ed is a frequent contributor of technical articles for periodicals such as Boating, Boat US Magazine, Cruising World, and Marine Electronics Journal. Earlier in his career he was a frequent contributor to Professional Boat Builder magazine. His work has earned him multiple awards with Boating Writers International. Ed is the author of 4 best-selling marine trade titles and co-authored the ABYC textbook, “Fundamentals of Marine Service Technology.” He is the past chairman of the Marine Technology department at New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) in Warwick, RI. Ed has developed curriculum for NEIT, The International Yacht Restoration School IYRS, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Navy as well as the ABYC. He is an avid fly fisherman in both fresh and salt water and fountain pen aficionado.