Instructor bio's

Lynn Wahler - Apprentice Coordinator 

Lynn Wahler started his apprenticeship in 1974. He is currently a welding instructor at Niagara Career and Technical Center and has been there for 20 years.
Certified NYS Teacher
OSHA 500 & 501 Instructor
Bachelors degree from Buffalo State College
Apprentice Coordinator since 2002
Completed Iron Workers Coordinator Program            

Albert Lewis - Welding Instructor    

Albert Lewis started his apprenticeship in 1989. He completed his 3 year apprenticeship in Niagara Falls, Local 9.
Welding Instructor
Foreman Training
AWS & DOT Welder
CWICWE
OSHA 30
Blueprint Instructor
Rigging Instructor
Completed PDC Courses        

Arnold Beiter

Arnie began his apprenticeship in 2006. He served a 4 year apprenticeship in Niagara Falls, Local 9.
Pre-engineered Building Instructor
Foreman Training
OSHA 30
Alfred State for Welding
DOT & AWS Welder        

Lee Farley

Lee Farley began his apprenticeship in 2007. He served his 4 year apprenticeship in Niagara Falls, Local 9 and has completed;
Reinforcing Instructor
Foreman Training
OSHA 30
AWS Welder        

Timothy Hall

Tim Hall started his apprenticeship in 1983 in Los Angeles Local 433. He transferred into Local 9 in 1990.
Orientation Instructor
Rigging Instructor
Structural Steel Instructor
Foreman Training
OSHA 30
History Instructor
Survival of the Fittest Instructor
Completed PDC Courses
Certified to teach proper handling of lead       

Anton Gricar

Anton Gricar started his apprenticeship in 1994. He has completed his 3 year apprenticeship in Niagara Falls, Local 9.
Ornamental Instructor
Foreman Training
DOT & AWS Certified Welder
OSHA 30
Completed PDC Courses