Jeff Keljik 

  • Electrical credentials: Minnesota Master “A” and Journeyman “A”
  • Educational background: Dunwoody College electrical program,  Bachelor’s degree in Business Communications
  • Experience information: Working as an electrician for   Federal government, and for Dunwoody college as Master of Record
  • Contractor, owner, or principle of: Keljik Writing Co.
  • Experience as a trainer: 35 year teaching and management experience at Dunwoody, including Department Head, Director,  and Coordinator for International Training operations
  • Experience as a teacher with MEA: 16-20 years teaching- exam prep, apprentice classes, continuing education in class or online,  writing lesson material
  • Professional organization affiliations: IAEI, NFPA,North Central Electrical League
  • Publications, awards, certifications: Written multiple electrical textbooks, written NEC updates and Exam Preparatory courses;  Award for International Technical Teacher Education; Former Executive Board member and Chairman of North Central Electrical League;   have written answers to reader’s electrical questions for Minneapolis Star and Tribune newspaper, Management and Leadership certificate- from  Carlson School of Management at U of Minn.  
  • Family, hobbies, interests, etc. that you would like to share: Travel to foreign lands, enjoy live theater, sharing time with family.


Chad Kurdi 

  • Electrical credentials: Class A Master Electrician in Minnesota, Electrical Professional Engineer in Minnesota & 28 States,
  • Educational background: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master Degree in Adult Education, NCCER Certificated Electrical Instructor & Electrical Curricula Instructor
  • Experience information: 28 Years of Experience in the Electrical Industry as Electrical Engineer, Electrician, Trainer & Manager, Electrical Group Leader & Senior Electrical Engineer at BKV Group
  • Contractor, owner, or principle of: CA Electric Master Electrician of Record
  • Experience as a trainer: Previous Instructor & Department Director at Dunwoody College for 12 years
  • Experience as a teacher with MEA: 15 years training experience for MEA in NEC, Electrical Apprenticeship & Electrical Exam Prep, 12 years training experience for Dunwoody College in electrical wiring, electrical designing, electrical estimating & project management
  • Professional organization affiliations: International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), Minnesota Electrical Association (MEA), North Central Electric League (NCEL), American Technical Education Association (ATEA), Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Publications, awards, certifications: Special Contribution to Industry (MEA2017), Exceptional Contribution to Industry Award (MEA 2012), Outstanding Technical Teacher Award Finalist, (ATEA 2011), Industry Partnership Award (MEA 2009), President's Award for Teaching Excellence (Dunwoody 2007), Director's Award for Outstanding Achievement (Dunwoody 2003)
  • Family, hobbies, interests, etc. that you would like to share: Hiking, Reading & Collecting vintage NEC books! Creator of "Electrical Professional" YouTube Channel with 804 videos, 1400 hours, 14 thousand subscribers and two million views.


Jeff Kunkel 

  • Electrical credentials: Minnesota Master “A” and Journeyman “A”
  • Educational background: Mankato State University - Electrical Engineering
  • Experience information: Working as an electrician for the family business since high school
  • Contractor, owner, or principle of: Kunkel Electric for over 15 years
  • Experience as a teacher with MEA: Since 2000, NEC Code updates, exam prep, apprentice classes, continuing education in class or online
  • Professional organization affiliations: Kunkel Electric has been a member of MEA since 1968
  • Family, hobbies, interests, etc. that you would like to share:  Spending time with his three children and three foster children: Baseball, Boy Scouts, football, and church camps. His oldest child, Samantha, is pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering.



Jim Schoon 

  • Electrical Credentials: Minnesota Journeyman  & Master "A" electrician
  • Educational background: AAS Degree from U of M with a double major in Small Business Management and Sales and Marketing
  • Experience information: Working as an electrician since 1991 and as a project manager/estimator since 2007
  • Experience as a trainer:  Over 15 years teaching apprentice electrician classes and 16 hour continuing education classes.
  • Family, hobbies, interests, etc. that you would like to share:  Hunting, spending time with my kids, woodworking and riding motorcycle




Joe Gatewood 

  • Electrical Credentials: Journeyman, Master, and Contractor licenses.  MN certified CE trainer since 2002
  • Educational background: College: St. Cloud Technical Institute, Willmar Community College, Mount Scenario University-Wisconsin, member of first graduating class of Association of Builders & Contractors(ABC) Wheels of Learning Electrical program
  • Experience information: Worked for a large Electrical Contractor (200+ electricians) in 7 states, Mexico, and Asia
  • Contractor, owner, or principle of: Owner of Gatewood Electric, Inc., starting the business in 1999.
  • Experience as a trainer: Have conducted continuing  to private and public groups ranging in size from 6 to 125 people
  • Experience as a teacher with MEA Taught ABC and MEA apprentice courses.
  • Professional Organization affiliations: MEA, West Central Builders Association, IAEI.
  • Publications, awards, certifications: Received the GFI (Good for the Industry) award from MEA
  • Family, hobbies, interests, etc. that you would like to share: Wife Lynn, sons Max & Jackson.   Enjoy foreign and domestic travel, back yard gatherings & BBQ’s


Mike Miller 

  • Electrical credentials: Class A Master Electrician in Minnesota, North Dakota Master, South Dakota Electrical Contractor, South Dakota Electrical Inspector License
  • Educational background:  SDSU Broadcast Journalism; Graduate SDIEC Apprenticeship School; Graduate US Army OCS, & Basic Officer Branch School
  • Experience information: Working as an electrical Contractor specializing in commercial and industrial wiring - design and installation - 39 years.  Providing electrical safety inspections for manufacturing plants and sewer plants.
  • Contractor, owner, or principle of: Mike Miller, Inc. - Watertown SD
  • Experience as a trainer: Six years CEU provider Lake Area Technical Institute - Watertown, SD; Twelve years electrical instructor providing public & private classes - Mike Miller Instructional Services
  • Professional organization affiliations: NFPA; SD Electrical Council, State Board of Directors, (Former State president); North Central Electrical League
  • Publications, awards, certifications: Published new 8-hour presentation every year on NEC since 2000.  Written numerous electrical safety and maintenance procedure policies for private industries and municipal agencies.
  • Family, hobbies, interests, etc. that you would like to share: Enjoying time with seven grandchildren and four children; hobby - computers


Scott Nutting 

  • Electrical credentials: Class A Master Electrician in Minnesota; Contract Electrical Inspector (Itasca county)
  • Educational background:  Anoka Technical College Construction Electrician
  • Experience information: MN contractor for 10 years;  Contract Electrical Inspector (Itasca county), 27 years of experience in the electrical industry
  • Experience as a teacher with MEA private NEC Code Classroom


Tim Zinniel 

  • Electrical credentials:  Master Electrician in Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa;  Journeyworker Electrician in Colorado; NABCEP Certified PV Installation professional.
  • Educational background: AA in Electrical Construction from Jackson Vocational Technical Institute.
  • Experience information: Started working in the family business as a he child, until he officially took over the business in 2015.
  • Experience as a teacher with MEA: instructor of Apprentice courses
  • Professional organization affiliations: MEA Member; Former MEA Chairman of the Board, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary; MREA member; Chamber of Commerce (Sleepy Eye, MN; Springfield, MN; Morgan, MN; New Ulm, MN)
  • Family, hobbies, interests, etc. that you would like to share: Tim and his wife live in New Ulm, MN with their children.  He enjoys motorcycle rides, traveling, watching movies, reading, politics, time outdoors, deer hunting, and time with the family at the cabin up north.


Wayne Hochrein

  • Electrical credentials: Class A Master Electrician in Minnesota, Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional (CESCP)-NFPA, Registered Engineer- MN and WI, 
  • Educational background: Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering, University of WI - Madison; Masters in Engineering, University of WI- Platteville
  • Experience information: Worked as a design and project engineer for over 20 years in industrial equipment such as CNC centers, test cells in shock absorber production line and X-Y-Z cranes in nuclear power plants; currently technical manager for photovoltaic installation firm.
  • Experience as a trainer: taught seminar Industrial Electrical Equipment: Grounding Practices; Presenter - MN ASQ Seminar "Quality Improvement in an Engineering-to-Order Workplace"; Guest Speaker at University of MN "Electrical Safety for Engineers"; Presenter - EMC- MN Seminar "Industrial EMC Practices"
  • Experience as a teacher with MEA NFPA 70E
  • Professional organization affiliations: Member:  IEEE, MEA, ASQ, PMI, Toastmasters
  • Publications, awards, certifications: Chairman of Minnesota Reliability Consortium (IEEE); Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE)- American Society of Quality Certified Quality Engineer (CQE); American Society of Quality Project Management Professional (PMP); Engineer Consulting Magazine "Labeling Industrial Code Requirements"; Energy Central Magazine "Fit, Form, and Function in the Nuclear Power Plant"
  • Family, hobbies, interests, etc. that you would like to share: Enjoy reading mystery novels


Scott Nutting 

  • Electrical credentials: Minnesota Master “A” electrician, Contract Electrical Inspector (Itasca County)
  • Educational background: Anoka Tech College Construction Electrician
  • Experience information: MN contractor for 10 years, 27 years of experience in the electrical industry
  • Experience as a teacher with MEA: 

Scott Nutting 

  • Electrical credentials: Minnesota Master “A” electrician, Contract Electrical Inspector (Itasca County)
  • Educational background: Anoka Tech College Construction Electrician
  • Experience information: MN contractor for 10 years, 27 years of experience in the electrical industry
  • Experience as a teacher with MEA: 

Martin Stuart 

  • Electrical credentials: Minnesota  Journeyman “A”, Minnesota certified CE instructor, 
  • Educational background: Bachelor of Science - electrical engineering
  • Experience information: Electrical designer for TKDA in St. Paul, MN
  • Experience as a trainer: Dunwoody Instructor for electrical construction and design 1998-2000
  • Experience as a teacher with MEA:  exam prep, apprentice classes, continuing education. 



Guy Herr

  • Electrical credentials: Wisconsin Registered Engineer
  • Educational background:  Anoka Technical College Electrical Design program, University of MN Math and Science evening courses  
  • Experience information:Electrical designer for Ellerby Architects and Engineers (1970-1978); Electrical Project Manager for Michaud Cooley Erickson, (1978-2017) - Retired from MCE
  • Experience as a trainer: Electricity class for the BOMA "FMA" program for 20 years; Assisted in the development of the Dunwoody Electrical Design and Management program in 1995; Developed the Industrial project for the EDAM program and assisted in teaching the course on a weekly basis.
  • Professional organization affiliations:  IEEE, NFPA, North Central Electrical League, AFCOM
  • Publications, awards, certifications: GEM (Going the Extra Mile) award in 1996 presented by the North Central Electrical League;  Everett A. hanson Industry Advisor Award October 10, 2001 from Dunwoody Institute.
  • Family, hobbies, interests, etc. that you would like to share: Spending time with grandkids and family; Travel to various parts of the US; Biking