Who we are
Chief Operations Officer
L.I.N.E. COO, founder, and instructor, Donald, has a 33+ year career as an electrical lineman and manager. Donald started his career in Maryland and travelled all over the country working various journeyman lineman positions. He has taught classes on safety and the several utilities he has worked and continues to stress the aspect of safety everyday on the job. He has built a strong foundation and reputable history to run a successful class.
Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, Nanci works the “behind the scenes” magic. From interfacing with town executives, to retaining the proper counsel for the particular issues that need to be counseled on, to searching out the best contractor for the job that needs to be done she utilizes word-of-mouth, social media and the internet to get the job done. Along with developing and implementing operational procedures and policies to ensure that Linemen Institute of the North East stays true to its founding principles in all aspects of its operation, Nanci works hard to keep our mission to educate and train the linemen of tomorrow as our top priority.
Luke has worked a variety of different lineman jobs all over the country. Most recently, he worked as a transmission journeyman lineman in Nebraska. He volunteered to go to Haiti in 2015 for an International Rural Electrification Project where he helped create awareness for electrical safety. Luke is experienced in electrical safety and understands that creating an atmosphere where everyone gets along is imperative to safety and success
Jim began his career at Central Hudson in 1989. After holding several positions within the company, he was able to take a lineman position 6 years after starting at the company. He worked through his progression to become a journeyman and then a working foreman
John am 53 years old married with 3 kids and 3 grandchildren. He started his career at Metropolitan Transportation Authority as a power lineman 21 years ago. After about 7 years, he was promoted to a Foreman’s position and about 7 years after that, he was again promoted to Supervisor of overhead Lines on the H/H line’s and west of Hudson until April 2022. John finds being at L.I.N.E. is because it very rewarding and fulfilling to be able to pass on the knowledge of the trade that he has learned over the years . To be able to be part of a team that is training future lineman is just beyond words. Especially at Lineman Institute of the North East
Lisa, our Office Coordinator, has worked in the office environment almost her entire career. Responsible for the day to days, Lisa makes sure that the office runs smoothly and efficiently. We are lucky to have Lisa's expertise in our office and have her help us as we move along
Randi has worked in both the educational field, while also having experience in management. She holds a Masters Degree in Secondary Education, yet really just has a passion to help individuals find the right path in life. She landed her position at L.I.N.E. after realizing she loved the administrative part of management and could no longer see herself up in front of a classroom teaching, but still wanted to be in the field helping students.