Santa Barbara City College Automotive Service & Technology

Faculty & Staff


Bob Stockero, Instructor F/T


Background: Bachelor of Science (Occupational Studies), Associate Degree, Community College Life Teaching Credential, automotive instructor since 1986, 10 years trade experience, ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician, ASE Certified Advanced Engine Performance Specialist, EA Licensed Smog Check Technician, Certified in Automotive Computer Systems by Ford and General Motors, Certified California Bureau of Auto Repair Emissions Instructor
E-Mail: stockero@sbcc.edu
Glenn Troub

Glenn Troub, Instructor F/T

Background: 20 years trade experience, ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician
E-Mail: grtroub@sbcc.edu

Dave Brainerd, Instructor F/T


Background: Bachelor of Science (Occupational Studies), Associate Degree, Community College Life Teaching Credential, automotive instructor since 1986, 5 years trade experience, ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician, ASE Certified Advanced Engine Performance Specialist, EA Licensed Smog Check Technician, Certified California Bureau of Auto Repair Emissions
Instructor E-Mail: brainerd@sbcc.edu

Josue Miranda, Lab Teaching Assistant F/T


Background: SBCC Automotive Program Graduate, automotive instructor since 1997, 7 years trade experience, ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician, Adult Education Instructor, Bi-Lingual
E-Mail: miranda@sbcc.edu

Gary Semerdjian, Instructor P/T

Background: Bachelor's Degree (Business Economics), automotive instructor since 1997, 33 years trade experience, ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician, ASE Certified Master Engine Machinist, ASE Certified Advanced Engine Performance Specialist, ASE Certified Master Auto Body, Independent Repair Shop Owner

Bernie Carr, Instructor P/T

Background: Bachelor's Degree (Electronic Engineering), automotive instructor since 1997, 17 years trade experience, ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician, Licensed Smog Check Technician, Senior Application Engineer for Bosch Corporation


Jack RoseBro, Instructor P/T

Background: Master's Degree in sustainable engineering from Blekinge Tekniska Hogskolan (BTH), Karlskrona, Sweden. He is the founder of Perfect Sky, a California-based company that develops and delivers hands-on hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicle training to technicians and educators as well as engineers regarding the design, theory, analysis, operation, diagnosis, and repair of hybrid and electric vehicles.