President/Founding Member: Ronald J. Schenk, CUSP

Ron Schenk

  • Founding Member: T & D PowerSkills, LLC
  • President/Corporate Director: Safety Management International, LLC
  • President: Institute for Safety in Powerline Construction - 2004 - Present
  • Director of Training: Red Simpson, Inc. 1994 - 2004
    (a top 5 powerline contractor in the U.S.)
  • Director of Training: Universal Electric Construction 1990 - 1994 
  • Senior Consultant and Trainer: FMI Management Consultants 1984 – 1990 
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP)

 


Secretary-Treasurer/Founding Member: Wanda Schenk

Wanda Schenk

  • Founding Member: T & D PowerSkills, LLC
  • Treasurer/Corporate Director: Safety Management International, LLC 
  • Treasurer: Institute for Safety in Powerline Construction 2004 - Present
  • Managing Director: City Park Players – 1997 – 2004
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology and History
  • Stephen F. Austin State University

Vice President - General Manager/Member Owner: Kenneth Pardue

Kenneth Pardue

  • Member Owner: T&D PowerSkills, LLC
  • Corporate Director: Safety Management International, LLC
  • Operations Manager: 2007 - 2017 T&D PowerSkills, LLC
  • Production Director: 2002 - 2007 Taylor-Made Communications, Inc.
  • Certified Occupational Safety Specialist
  • Network+ Certified Professional
  • Bachelor of Arts, Multimedia
  • Louisiana College 2002

Member Owner: Ryan Schenk

  • Member Owner: T&D PowerSkills, LLC
  • Vice President of Marketing/Corporate Director: Safety Management International, LLC 
  • Sales Manager: 2012 - 2020 T&D PowerSkills, LLC
  • Sales Trainer/Regional Sales Manager: 2006 - 2012 Aaron's
  • Membership Director: Institute for Safety in Powerline Construction: 2004 - 2006 
  • Marketing Assistant: 2002 Red Simpson, Inc.
  • Groundsman: 2000 Red Simpson, Inc.
  • Certified Occupational Safety Specialist
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration and Management with Minors in Construction Management and Communication Studies
  • Louisiana State University 2004

Member Owner: Mack Turner

  • Member Owner: T&D PowerSkills, LLC
  • Executive Director: ISPC (Institute for Safety in Powerline Construction)
  • Founding Member: USOLN (Utility Safety Operations Leadership Network)
  • Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP)
  • Certified Utility Safety Administrator (CUSA)
  • Red Rocks Community College

 

 

 

Director of Sales: Jerry Havens

Jerry Havens

  • Director of Member Services: T&D PowerSkills, and also serves as the on screen host and voice talent for the T&D PowerSkills videos.
  • Chief News Videographer and IT Manager: KLAX-TV 2007-2014
  • Assistant Production Manager: Clear Channel Radio - 1999 - 2006
  • Operation Desert Shield: Louisiana Army National Guard - 1990-1991
  • Certified Occupational Safety Specialist

 

 

Systems Developer: Ray Foss

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  • Systems Developer: T & D PowerSkills 2017 - Present
  • Software Developer: Enhancesoft 2016 - 2017
  • Web Developer: The Decorated Cookie Co 2014 - 2016
  • Spider Syracuse University 2011 - 2014
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Syracuse University (SU)