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Automotive Technology



Automotive Technology


SA 325




Web Address:


Don Wilson


Mission Statement

The mission of the UVU Automotive Department is to conduct academic and applied teaching. The training programs provide qualified employees for entry level positions in all categories of the Automotive, Collision / Refinish, and Diesel repair technology industries. These programs will afford students the opportunity to attain a one, two, and/or four-year degree at the completion of their training. The training provided will have an emphasis on basic skills and principles which will allow participants to adapt to new and ever changing technologies. Current and foreseeable technology will be utilized in presenting and practicing basic performance skills.


College of Technology & Computing

  • Administrative Support: Katreena Davis
  • Office: SA 325
  • Telephone: 801-863-8349
  • Email:
  • Advisor: Carrie Peterson
  • Office: CS 635
  • Telephone: 801-863-7454
  • Email:

Automotive Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Paul Bean
  • Office: SA 320
  • Telephone: 801-863-8243
  • Email:

Advisory Committee:

Dave Johnson, DJ Auto; Dustin Sweeten, Powerhouse Motorsports;; Chet Milburn, Factory Motorparts; Mike Powell, Torque Shop; Tim Urry, LH Miller Ford, Jeff Smith, Utah County Health; Stephen Ilmburgers, Larry Miller Dodge; Saul Mantano, Community Member.


Collision Repair Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Terrance Orr
  • Office: SA 326a
  • Telephone: 801-863-8268 or 801-863-8349
  • Email:

Advisory Committee:

Garth Dixon, Geico; Brandon Naef, Service King; Rich Walker, ABRA Autobody & Glass; Greg Peters, ABRA Autobody & Glass; Don Edmunds, Bear River Mutual Insurance; Jason Proctor, ABRA Autobody & Glass; Travis Olson, Transstar Autobody Technologies; Chuck Wyland, ABRA Autobody & Glass; Brian Nichols, Casacade Collision; Ed Pearler, Geico; Kyle Long, Geico; Cory Giles, Kent Industries


Diesel Mechanics Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Kelvyn Blackhurst
  • Office: SA 319a
  • Telephone: 801-863-8240 or 801-863-8349
  • Email:

Advisory Committee:

Terry Smith, Utah Trucking Association;; Mike Hanyon, Extreme Diesel; Casey Muhlstein, Muhlstein Diesel Repair; Dave Anderson, Geneva Rock; Mark Hadley, Jackson Group Peterbilt; Angela Warner, Larry Miller Ford.


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