Faculty

Bryan J. Varner

Bryan J. Varner is a California attorney and a LEEDâ„¢ Accredited Professional with more than 25 years of experience. His practice is concentrated in construction, general negligence and real estate litigation. He is past president of the Redwood Empire Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute and is a Certified Construction Contract Administrator.

John D. Hamilton

John D. Hamilton is President and Owner of Oak Grove Construction. He has a BS in Construction Engineering, has worked locally for the last 30 years for large engineering construction firms on a multitude of site work projects. Mr. Hamilton has an extensive background in both pipeline and grading/paving disciplines, and his field experience is augmented by years of project management experience. Mr. Hamilton holds a class A-General Engineering and a Class B-General Building contractor's license, and he is past President of the Northern California Engineering Contractors Association.

John Martin

Mr. Martin has over 35 years of diversified construction experience, encompassing a wide range of project size and types. He has significant experience as an estimator, project manager and general contractor of private an public building projects that include residential single unit and large subdivision developments; mixed use, hospitality, educational, healthcare, historical and government facilities,; civil design projects including hillside and sloped topography construction; construction site safe practices and construction site storm water pollution practices.

Eric Peterson

Eric Peterson is the owner/lead instructor for Mill Creek Safety Instruction. He is a graduate of the U.C. Davis Health and Safety Certificate Program and his professional career has encompassed training as a Rural Paramedic, EMT Certification/Instructor, Firefighter for the U.S. Forest Service and Reserve Fireman. Eric has been providing North Bay businesses and private citizens with safety training for over 20 years. No matter what the topic, Eric is passionate about teaching and his classes always contain up-to-the-minute health and safety information that is presented in a lively, relevant, and entertaining manner.