Automotive Faculty

Brandon Baldwin

Brandon Baldwin

Associate Professor

Office: Nevaldine South 124B
Phone: 315-379-3866
Fax: 315-386-7928


  • AAS in Agricultural Engineering from Morrisville State College
  • BS in Agricultural Engineering from Cornell University
  • MS in Career and Technical Education from Buffalo State College

ASE Certifications

  • ASE Certified Master Technician
  • ASE Education Foundation Evaluation Team Leader
  • Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers
  • X1 Undercar specialist
  • F1 Alternative Fuel Specialist
  • L1 Advanced Engine Performance
  • L3 Light Duty Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Specialist

General Bio

  • Cadillac and Buick Dealership technician, independent shop technician specializing in European cars, Service writer for Goodyear and BMW
  • SUNY Canton Snap-On Trainer
  • SUNY Canton Subaru Trainer
  • Dynamometer Operator
  • ATVer, snowmobiler, custom car builder

Christopher MayvilleChristopher Mayville

Assistant Professor

Office: Nevaldine South 136D
Phone: 315-386-7847
Fax: 315-386-7928


  • M.S. Ed. Educational Technology Specialist, SUNY Potsdam
  • BS Technology Education, Oswego State University
  • AAS Automotive Technology, SUNY Canton


  • Polaris Industries, Corporate Trainer and Technical Service Representative
  • JCB USA, Engineering Technician
  • Automotive Mechanic, Federal DOT
  • United States Army, Artillery Mechanic
  • ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician
  • ASE Certified Maintenance and Light Repair

Jeffrey StinsonJeffrey Stinson


Office: Nevaldine South 124B
Phone: 315-386-7971
Fax: 315-386-7928


  • AAS in Criminal Justice from SUNY Canton
  • BS in Science from SUNY Oswego (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Completed Vocational Teaching Classes from SUNY Oswego
  • Small Engine Service Certificate from SUNY Oswego
  • Member of Alpha Sigma Lambda-Eta Gamma Chapter

ASE Certifications

  • ASE Certified Master Technician (A1-A9)
  • G1 Auto Maintenance & Light Repair

General Bio

  • Tech Training Certificates in many areas, such as NAPA, Yamaha, Arctic Cat, Bombardier, etc. (snowmobiles, jet skis, ATV’s, outboards, inboard and motorcycles)
  • Professional Snowmobile Racer, World Series winner, North American Championships, and a member of the Arctic Cat Race Team
  • Business Owner/ Service Manager for Recreation Performance 1992- 2018
  • Automotive/ Powersports Inspector for (10) various Inspection Companies, including  Directly to GM, Ford, VW, Subaru, and many other brands
  • Producer of Bio-Diesel since 2003
  • Fisherman, snowmobiler and four-wheeler rider for many years

Jesse Merkley

Instructional Support AssociateJesse Merkley

Office: Nevaldine South 124C
Phone: 315-386-7323
Fax: 315-386-7928


  • BBA, Management, SUNY Canton
  • AS, Automotive Technology, SUNY Canton

ASE Certification

  • Certified Automotive Technician, Leith VW
  • Master Certified Technician, Southern States Subaru
  • Certified Technician, National Dodge Subaru, Inc


Automotive Technology Department
Christopher Mayville
Curriculum Coordinator