The Massachusetts Continuing Education program for plumbers and gasfitters trains licensees annually with updated code topics, Board of Examiners of Plumbers and Gasfitters policies and interpretations, and the latest in gas code and plumbing code subjects. IAPMO has assembled a team of Massachusetts instructors that are the most experienced in the Commonwealth. They include Inspectors; Instructors; Business owners; Company principles and trainers with years of industry knowledge to enhance the class in an interactive manner.
The current Massachusetts Instructor team includes:
Steve Baranoski- Master Plumber, Deerfield Plumbing Gas Inspector, Franklin County Master Plumbers Association Board of Director.
Jim Blake- LP Gas Installer, Company principle, Northeastern MA Plumbing Gas Inspectors Association, Propane Gas Association of New England, and National Propane Association(s) Board of Director.
Byron Breda- PGANE Safety and Training Director, Gas Industry Trainer.
Norm Bellerive- LP Gas Installer, Business owner, Regional Trainer.
Chris Costa- Master Plumber, Taunton Plumbing Gas Inspector, Bristol County Plumbing Gas Inspectors Association President.
Peter DeFreitas- Master Plumber, IAPMO Continuing Education Director, Cape Cod Plumbing Gasfitting Association President, New England Plumbing Gas Mechanical Association Board of Director.
Dennis Driscoll- Master Plumber, Retired MA State Investigator, Assistant Plumbing Gas Inspector, Apprentice Vocational Instructor.
Wayne Forsyth- Licensed Gas Installer, Company trainer.
Doug Hawthorne- Master Plumber, Plymouth Plumbing Gas Inspector, Member South Shore Plumbing Gas Inspectors Association.
Ron Heim- Master Plumber, UA Local #12 Trainer.
Marty Henry- Master Plumber, Project Estimator, UA Local Trainer.
Jim Imprescia- Master Plumber, Gardner Plumbing and Gas Inspector, UA Local #4 past president, New England Plumbing Gas Mechanical Inspectors Association Board of Director.
Duke LaConte- Master Plumber, Retired Inspector, New England Plumbing Gas Mechanical Inspectors Association Board of Director.
Doug Langtry- Master Plumber, Business owner, Cape Cod Tech Advisory Board Chairman, Cape Cod Plumbing Gasfitting Association Treasurer.
Larry Lemieux- Master Plumber, Marlboro Plumbing Gas Inspector, Apprentice Vocational Instructor.
Manny Pereira- Master Plumber, Retired Inspector, Apprenticeship Vocational Instructor.
Gregg Petersen- Master Plumber, UA Local #12 Instructor.
Mike Pluta- Master Plumber, LP Gas Installer, Ware Plumbing Gas Inspector, Industry Trainer.
Joe Rose- LP Gas Installer, Industry Expert, Retired Executive Director New England Propane Association.
Brian Rousseau- LP Gas Installer, Company trainer.
Tim Surdam- Master Gas Fitter, Company trainer.
Brad Wong- Master Gas Fitter, Retired Gas Company principle, Board Consultant, Central MA Plumbing Gas Inspectors Association Board of Director.
Marc Zade- Master Plumber, Canton Plumbing Gas Inspector, Licensing Vocational Instructor, New England Plumbing Gas Mechanical Inspectors Association President.