The faculty teaching in RCTC’s Precision Manufacturing Technology (PMT) Program bring both their academic knowledge and also their industry work experience. This combination of academics and industry experience is another valued aspect of the RCTC program.

Brian Bahr - PMT Instructor

Brian has been the PMT instructor since its inception in 2013

  • Graduate of Austin Vo-Tech in Automotive Machining
  • Industrial Machine Technology AAS from Riverland Technical College
  • AAS Degree in CAD Technology from Rochester Community & Technical College
  • Certified Solidworks Associate (CSWA)
  • Hobbies - Classic muscle cars 

Pam Benson - CAD II Instructor

  • Pam is the 2nd year CAD instructor teaching SolidWorks at RCTC since 1997.
  • Graduate of Rochester Vo-Tech in Mechanical Drafting.
  • Pre-Mechanical Engineering AS at Rochester Community & Technical College.
  • Industrial Technology BAS at Bemidji State University.
  • Industrial Technology Education MS at Bemidji State University.
  • Certified SolidWorks Professional and Associate (CSWP & CSWA)


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