Instructors

Radon Instructor William Angell

William Angell

William Angell is Director of MURC and Professor of Housing at the University of Minnesota. He is past President of the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST) and Chair of the World Health Organization's International Radon Project's Prevention and Mitigation Working Group. He was a visiting scientist at EPA's Radiation and Indoor Environments National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Radon Instructor Bill Brodhead

Bill Brodhead

Bill Brodhead is President of WPB Enterprises, a radon mitigation firm located in eastern Pennsylvania and in business since 1985. He is one of the best-known radon professionals in the world and uses research to independently test the performance of radon mitigation components. Bill’s firsthand experience includes mitigating over 8,000 residential homes in Pennsylvania and designing and mitigating  multiple schools and commercial buildings around the country, as well as overseas for the Navy.

Radon Instructor Harry Grafton

Harry Grafton

Harry Grafton is owner of Environmental Consultations in Columbus, Ohio. Harry’s business is in radon, lead, and indoor air quality services. He has experience as a local public health official and developed one of the most effective public radon awareness, measurement, and mitigation programs in the U.S. Harry is an AARST member who also teaches for the Eastern Regional Radon Training Center.

Radon Instructor Andy Kelley

Andy Kelley

Andy Kelley is President of Radon Solutions, a southern Minnesota family-based radon mitigation business. He also operates Basement Solutions, a basement water control firm, and understands how to successfully control both groundwater and soil gas entry. Andy is committed to the highest standards of practices in the fields of radon mitigation and basement waterproofing.

Radon Instructor Nick Martinez

Nick Martinez

Nick Martinez is Director of Technical Services with Indianapolis-based Vapor Protection Services, a multistate radon mitigation and chemical vapor intrusion remediation and mitigation company. Nick works in all types of buildings including schools, houses, and multifamily buildings as well as commercial and industrial structures. He loves the field dimension of mitigation including design and installation.

Radon Instructor Paul Nicholson

Paul Nicholson

Paul Nicholson is president of Radon Measurement and Elimination Services, a family-based business in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, area. He got his start working for his father, who was a major home builder. Paul is known as a person who challenges the status quo approach to radon and chemical vapor intrusion mitigation while being committed to high professional standards, as demonstrated by his A+ BBB rating.

Radon Instructor Melinda Ronca-Battista

Melinda Ronca-Battista

Melinda Ronca-Battista is a Health Physicist at Northern Arizona University and has worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Radiation and Indoor Air. She has authored leading EPA publications on quality assurance and protocols for radon measurement. Melinda is a gifted instructor who loves to make her courses fun for participants. She has a demonstrated commitment to helping tribal learners. 

Radon Instructor Bruce Snead

Bruce Snead

Bruce Snead is instructor and MURC’s Co-director as well as Director of Engineering Extension at Kansas State University. Bruce has extensive experience in building science, including energy performance. Bruce is the Chair of the National Radon Proficiency Program's Policy Advisory Board, and he directs National Radon Program Services in collaboration with U.S. EPA. He developed the first workshops based on the EPA’s Tools for Schools IAQ Guide and has conducted extensive radon public outreach activities.

Radon Instructor Dan West

Dan West

Dan West is owner of Radon Systems, Inc. in the Columbus, Ohio, area. He has performed radon mitigation since 1986 and has reduced radon in more than 19,000 homes, apartments, schools, and other buildings. Dan has been recognized by the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists for his leadership in radon control in new homes. Dan is committed to your success in radon mitigation, and he is the type of person who will tell every secret to help you get to where you want to go.