Automotive Technology Faculty

Tim Hale, Transportation Department Chair
Phone: 812-888-6264
Fax: 812-888-5930
Email: thale@vinu.edu

Norbert Brown, Associate Professor
Phone: 812-890-2156
FAX: 812-888-5930
Email: nbrown@vinu.edu
M.S. Industrial Technology Indiana State University
B.S. Industrial Automotive Technology Indiana State University
A.S. Automotive Technology Vincennes University

ASE Certifications

  • Master Automotive Technician
  • Master Collision Repair Technician

Associate Professor Norbert Brown completed his Associate of Science Degree in Automotive Technology at Vincennes University.  He completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Automotive Technology as well as his Master’s Degree in Industrial Technology from Indiana State University.  Mr. Brown is a dual ASE Master Certified technician (Automotive and Collision Repair areas).  He has completed factory training from General Motors, Honda, Cummins, Chrysler, and John Deere as well as numerous aftermarket trainers. He has twenty years of experience as a professional automotive technician and has been teaching for the past fifteen years. Mr. Brown has received several outstanding teaching awards and works hard to challenge his students and to make learning fun.

Steven Williams, Associate Professor
Phone: 812-888-4472
FAX: 812-888-5930
Email: swilliams@vinu.edu
Associate Professor Williams has over 20 years experience in the automotive repair field.  Fifteen years of that experience was as an owner of an independent repair shop.  He holds ASE Master Certification and has been ASE certified for over 25 years.  Mr. Williams has been teaching auto mechanics at the college level for more than 19 years.  In addition, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY.  Mr. Williams enjoys teaching and believes that “The future of automotive repair technology lies in an intensive hands-on post secondary education”.  

Ty Freed - Automotive and Collision Repair Assistant Professor
Phone: 812-888-5316
FAX:  812-888-5930
Email: tfreed@vinu.edu
M.S. Industrial Technology Indiana State University
B.S. Automotive Technology Indiana State University
A.S. Automotive Technology Vincennes University

ASE Certifications:

  • Master Collision Repair Technician
  • Master Automotive Technician
  • Master Engine Machinist
  • Master School Bus Technician
  • Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician
  • Automotive Advanced Level L1 Specialist
  • Alternative Fuels Technician
  • Undercar Specialist

James Marsh, Instructor
Phone:812-888-4205
FAX: 812-888-5930
Email: jmarsh@vinu.edu