Timothy Ferron, EMCM(SW) (Ret) joined Maritime Institute in 2019 as an Engineering Instructor. He brings 47 years of experience in the training and maritime industry. Tim served in the Navy for 27 years and concluded his career as the Director of Instructor Training School, Fleet Training Center Norfolk, VA. His sea duty included service on the USS Spartanburg County LST -1192, USS Donald B. Beary FF-1085, Fleet Training Group, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, USS Harlan County LST-1196, USS Saipan LHA-2, and The USS Mount Whitney LCC/JCC -20. He was a qualified Duty Engineer and Engineering Officer of the Watch on both Engine and Steam platforms. As an instructor he taught various courses at Electrical “C” Schools and Instructor Training/ Curriculum Development at FTC Norfolk. Additionally, he was a certified shipboard engineering operations and safety instructor, on all US Naval steam and engine platforms at Fleet Training Group, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
At Maritime Institute he is certified to instruct various engineering courses which include: High Voltage Safety, OICEW/Instrumentation, OICEW/Electrical Machines and Basic Electronics, Motor Controller Trouble Shooting, QMED Electrical and Refrigeration and GWO BTT Electrical Training.
Prior to joining Maritime Institute, Tim worked in various positions in the maritime, ship building and training industry.
Tim Ferron is a graduate of the US Naval Senior Enlisted Academy and earned an undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems from Saint Leo University. He is from Statesville, NC and has been happily married to his wife Sharon for 36 years. Tim and Sharon have two adult sons James and Ryan Ferron. In his free time Tim enjoys reading, golfing, and enjoying life.