Tom Erickson is an instructor in the Electrical Lineworker program at Dakota County Technical College. He holds a B.A. from Saint Cloud State University and a Powerline Diploma from Minnesota West Community & Technical College - Jackson.

Tom was employed as Electrical Lineworker Instructor 1993, laid off in 1999 and rehired in July 2013. He has worked as a Substation Electrician and Journeyman Lineman. He has been awarded a Texas teaching certificate.

The best part of being a DCTC employee is working with and training students, and preparing them for the Power Industry. In his free time, Tom enjoys canoeing, biking, hiking and camping.