Executive Director: Ronald J. Schenk, CUSP

Ron Schenk

  • Founding Partner – T & D PowerSkills – 2007- Present
  • Executive Director – 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)

 


General Manager: Wanda Schenk

Wanda Schenk

  • Founding Partner - T & D PowerSkills 2007 - Present
  • Secretary/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

Operations Manager: Kenneth Pardue

Kenneth Pardue

  • Production Director: 2002 - 2005 Taylor-Made Communications, Inc.
  • Certified Occupational Safety Specialist
  • Network+ Certified Professional
  • Bachelor of Arts, Multimedia • Louisiana College 2002

Sales Manager: Ryan Schenk

Ryan Schenk

  • Sales Manager: T&D PowerSkills, LLC
  • Sales Trainer/Coordinator: Aaron's Inc.
  • Director of Membership: Institute for Safety in Powerline Construction
  • Marketing Assistant: Red Simpson, Inc
  • Certified Occupational Safety Specialist
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration and Management • Louisiana State University 2004

Office Manager: Malaina Havens

Malaina

  • Office Manager for T&D PowerSkills & ISPC - 2012
  • Human Resource  Generalist - Cabrini Physicians Group
  • Human Resource Generalist/Recruiter - StarTek
  • Pre-k thru 1st grade teacher - Denver School of the Arts 
  • Associates degree in Business Administration - 1985
  • BA - Early Childhood Education/ Child Development - 1989

Director of Member Services: 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 at Clear Channel Radio - 1999 - 2006
  • Operation Desert Shield - Louisiana Army National Guard - 1990-1991
  • Certified Occupational Safety Specialist

Administrative Assistant: Alecia Lewis

Alecia Lewis

  • Bachelor of Arts in English with Minor in Women Studies, Louisiana State University at Alexandria (2009)
  • Dean’s list for Louisiana State University at Alexandria Fall 2006 and Spring 2008
  • Board Member for Spectral Sisters Productions 2014 to Present
  • Personnel Assistant/Cap Operator Pecan Grove Training Center 2010-2015
  • Administrative Assistant/Consultant Metabolic Research Center 2008-2011

Marketing Assistant: Jamie Yaeger

Jamie Yaeger

  • Marketing Assistant, T&D PowerSkills: April, 2017-present
  • Former employment: City of Alexandria Zoning Administrator, Executive Assistant to attorney Thomas B. Wahlder, 2nd grade teacher for Rapides Parish School Board
  • Bachelor of Arts in English with concentration in Creative Writing, Louisiana State University
  • Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society

Systems Developer: Ray Foss

Reynaldo Cortorreal

  • 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)