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Manassas Campus Faculty Credentials

John Hicks | Email
Manassas Campus Assistant Dean for Automotive
AAS Automotive Technology and Emissions Specialization

  • ASE Master Technician, L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • Mitsubishi Master Elite Technician
  • Nissan Senior Technician
  • Virginia State and Emissions Inspector
  • Certified Emissions Repair Technician
  • 10+ years of industry experience

Derek Bryant | Email
Manassas Diesel Faculty
AAS Automotive Technology and Emissions Specialization

  • ASE Certified in Automotive, Heavy Duty, School Bus, L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • Certified Emissions Repair Technician
  • Virginia State Inspector

Myles Embrey | Email
Manassas Assistant Professor Automotive Technology
AAS Automotive Technology

  • BS Automotive & Heavy Equipment Management, Ferris State University
  • M.Ed. Education, Marymount University 

Sgt. Major Tim Godfrey | Email
Manassas Automotive Technology Faculty
AAS Automotive Technology and Emissions Specialization

  • BA and BS degrees from Virginia Tech University
  • ASE Master Technician, L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • Afghanistan and Iraq Veteran
  • Active Member of the US Army Reserve
  • 6 years of industry experience at Lexus

Paul Norton
Manassas Diesel Faculty

  • ASE Certified in Automotive and Heavy Duty Diesel
  • Virginia State Inspector  
  • 17 years owning a Heavy Duty Diesel truck repair business 
  • Veteran  

Gary Phares
Manassas Automotive Technology and Machining Faculty
AAS Automotive Technology and Emissions Specialization

  • ASE Master Technician, Machinist, L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • Avid Race Enthusiast and Driver
  • 35+ years industry, instructional, and race experience

Jason Reynolds 
Manassas Automotive Technology Faculty
AAS Automotive Technology

  • ASE Certified Technician
  • Aviation experience since 1999
  • FAA Certified Airframe and Powerplant License
  • 2 years automotive experience 

Jeremiah Smith
Manassas Automotive Technology Faculty
AAS Automotive Technology

  • ASE Master Technician, L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • Senior Master Subaru Technician
  • Premium Elite Kia Technician
  • Mopar Certified Specialist
  • Technician at Dulles Motorcars Subaru Kia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Matthew Wayman | Email
Manassas Welding Faculty
CSC Welding

  • 25+ years of industry experience
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