Rock Valley College (RVC) has announced the appointment of Jonathan Hardbarger as the college’s Dean of Aviation, Engineering and Apprenticeship, and Garry Krause as Vice President of Workforce Development.
Hardbarger will oversee the aviation maintenance, engineering, electrical engineering technology, manufacturing engineering technology, and apprenticeship programs at RVC. Hardbarger was most recently the Director of CTE Program Development at Mohave Community College in Arizona.
Krause’s role will be to manage the college’s workforce and high priority occupation (HPO) development initiatives. He will also be charged with collaborating with local business, labor and governmental leaders to identify educational and talent needs that the college may be able to address. Krause comes to RVC from Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville where he served as Dean of Advanced Manufacturing, Transportation, IT, and Apprenticeship since 2013.