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Paul Shetley
Director
Paul Shetley

Paul Shetley has over 21 years of practical and management experience in water quality and environmental science. This includes performing groundwater and surface water quality investigations, wetlands determinations, and environmental impact analysis throughout the nation for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Energy, Departments of Transportation and at many industrial facilities. His administrative experience includes project and site manager of environmental investigation, and six years as the manager of a water distribution system in Southwestern Illinois.

Education:
B.S. in Earth Science/ Biology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 1979
M.S. in Environmental Studies, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 1983

Certifications:
Class C and D Water Supply Operators Certification (Illinois)
Registered Professional Geologist (Arkansas)
Registered Professional Geologist (Missouri)

Kim E. Bateman
Program Director of Cross Connection Control
Kim Bateman

Kim Bateman, has over 22 years of experience in the field of Water and Wastewater operation and training. He has an Illinois plumber's license combined with an IEPA license for certifying backflow prevention devices. For the past eleven years Mr. Bateman has been the dedicated training specialist for the State of Illinois in Cross-Connection Control. He also assists the Illinois Department of Public Health in training Illinois Licensed Plumbers and State Inspectors their required continuing education.

Education:
Associate of Technology/Design Drafting; Linn Technical College (1976)
Environmental Resources Training Center; Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (1988

Certifications:
Plumbers License (Illinois)
Cross-Connection Control Certification (Illinois)
Class C, D Water Supply Operators Certification (Illinois)
Class 2 Wastewater Operators Certification (Illinois)
Well Pump Installers License (Illinois)                                                                                                                                     Collection Systems Operator Certification (Illinois)

Professional Memberships:
Southwest Central Water Operators Association
Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators

Rick Lallish
Program Director of Wastewater Operations

Rick Lallish has 15 years of experience in the field of wastewater collection systems and treatment plant operations. At ERTC, he is responsible for the wastewater operations training program and instructs pre-service and in-service students in wastewater treatment plant operations. Before coming to ERTC, he operated a 1.5 million-gallon-per-day orbal-oxidation treatment plant that served a community with over 7500 residences, a federal prison and two major industries. His experience also includes the operation of wastewater lagoons, sand filters, an activated sludge plant, and a collection system consisting of over 25 miles of main with eight lift stations. His experience includes treatment plant operations, laboratory analysis, and liaisons between the plant and the local industries. Mr. Lallish served in the US Navy for 10 years visiting many countries around the world and participated in Operation Desert Storm.

Certifications
Class 1 Wastewater Operator Certification (Illinois)                                                                                                   Collection Systems Operator Certification (Illinois) 

Professional Memberships
Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators
(Vice Chairman for the Southern Region)
Mississippi-Kaskaskia Valley Water Pollution Control Operators
(Secretary/Treasurer)
Water Environment Federation (WEF)

Barbara Woods
Program Director of Water Supply Operations
Barb Woods

Barb instructs in-service and pre-service courses in ground water and surface water treatment. Topics covered include operations, maintenance, lab testing, rules, reporting requirements, and design criteria required for water plant operation. Prior to becoming an instructor at ERTC, Barb worked for St. Louis County Water Co. and Missouri American water as a plant operator for 14 years. Barb graduated from ERTC in 1988.

Certifications:
Missouri Class A Public Drinking Water Treatment System Operator
Illinois Class A Drinking Water Supply Operator Certification
Illinois Class 4 Wastewater Operator Certification

Professional Memberships:
American Water Works Association
Illinois Section AWWA
Southwest Central Water Plant Operators Association
Illinois Water Plant Operators Association

David Wesselmann
Assistant Coordinator for Water Quality Control
Dave Wesselmann

David Wesselmann is a 11 year Air Force veteran with experience in water quality control, hazardous material control and waste sampling, radiological hazard control, and industrial hygiene assessments at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, Kunsan Air Base Korea, and Anderson Air Base, Guam. Mr. Wesselmann also performed duties as an instructor at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, training medical, public health, and environmental personnel for field deployments. His prior laboratory experience also includes 3 years with the United States Army as a laboratory technician.

Education:
Community College of the Air Force
Associates of Applied Sciences, Bioenvironmental Engineering Technology - 1998
Associates of Applied Sciences, Instructional Technology - 2001
Occupational Instructor Certification - 2003

Marty Reynolds
Adjunct Staff
Marty Reynolds

Marty is the Public Works Director for the Village of Roxana, Illinois. He has worked for the Environmental Resource Training Center as an adjunct instructor since 1982, teaching Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Drinking Water Supply Operator training courses. Marty holds a Class A, Public Water Supply Operators License and a Class 1, Water Pollution Control Operators License. He has been a contributing author on two articles published in the journal of the American Water Works Association and authored training materials for California State University at Sacramento, on Ion Exchange Softening, and training materials for Illinois Public Water Supply Operators on Ion Exchange Softening. He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree from Western Illinois University, and was selected Ground Water Supply Operator of the Year in 1982.

Certifications:
Class A Drinking Water Supply Operator Certification (Illinois)
Class 1 Wastewater Operator Certification (Illinois)

Jim Winslade
Adjunct Staff
James Winslade

James Winslade has 30 years of practical operations experience in the water/wastewater field. He has operated wastewater treatment systems including aerated lagoons, fixed film, and activated sludge. he has also operated both ground and surface drinking water treatment systems. Jim's operations career began with the U.S. Air Force in Illinois and then moved to Alask for the next 28 years. he has taught as an adjunct instructor at ERTC for the last five years in both water and wastewater.

Education
B.S. in Agricultural Industries, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Career Education Certificate in Environmental Control, Community College of the Air Force
M.S. in Environmental Quality Science, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Certifications:
Class A Drinking Water Operator Certification (Illinois) Class 1 Wastewater Operator Certification (Illinois)
Class 4 Water Operators License (Alaska) - 4 is the highest level of certification
Class 4 Wastewater Operators License (Alaska)
Class 2 Water Distribution System License (Alaska)
Class 2 Wastewater Collection System License(Alaska)

Professional Memberships:
American Water Works Association
Illinois Section AWWA
Water Environment Federation
Southwest Central Water Operators Association
Mississippi-Kaskaskia Valley Water Pollution Control Operators Association

Marcia Webb
ERTC Support Staff
Marcia Webb

Marcia manages and coordinates the daily activities of ERTC. She assists the Director and ERTC staff in carrying out the administrative, personnel and fiscal management of ERTC as well as recruiting and registering students for ERTC classes and workshops. Marcia also serves as the ERTC Self-Study Correspondence Course Coordinator, the IEPA Cross Connection Control Program Coordinator, and the Career Program Counselor for the ERTC Pre-Service Water Quality Control Operations Program. Marcia has worked for ERTC since December 2004.

Education:
B.S. in Sociology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Professional Memberships:
Southwest Central Water Plant Operators Association
Mississippi-Kaskaskia Water Pollution Control Operators Association

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