Brent Linder, Instructor

Brent Linder is an instructor in the Electrical Technology Program. He is a licensed Electrical Contractor with over 40 years of experience in the electrical field. He is licensed in several cities and Missouri and Kansas. Brent is the owner of Brent's Electric, a family business specializing in commercial maintenance and repair in Pittsburg, KS.

Brent completed the Electricity program at Pitt State (then KSTC) after his discharge from the US Navy Seabees. After many years of working in the field, from oilfield lineman to residential and commercial applications, he returned to the Electrical Program at PSU in 1999 as an instructor.

The father of two daughters, the youngest, Konnie, has completed the PSU Electrical Program and has earned her journeyman electrician license. She provides the daily service tasks for the family business at Brent's Electric.

Brent believes in a hands on approach and that the students should look at the education process in the same aspect as the jobs they hope to acquire and realize the importance of attendance and integrity.