Instructors

Rebecca Nelson and John Pade

Rebecca Nelson and John Pade

Industry Leaders, Company Founders

Rebecca Nelson and John Pade have extensive experience in aquaponics and controlled environment agriculture.  They provide information, share experience, answer questions and personally interact with all Master Class attendees.

For Rebecca Nelson and John Pade, aquaponics and controlled environment agriculture is not a passing fancy, it is not a get-rich quick scheme and it is not new. It is a passion and it is their life’s work.

They are invited speakers at conferences around the world and they are well known for their common-sense approach and practical methods, designs and philosophies.

Rebecca and John are both Adjunct Instructors for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.


 


Dr. Chris Hartleb University of Wisconsin-Stevens PointUniversity of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Dr. Hartleb introduces Master Class students to fish biology. He has been a Professor of Biology at UW-Stevens Point for 20+ years where he teaches courses in aquaculture, aquaponics, fisheries ecology and field ecology.

Dr. Hartleb received his B.S. in Biology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, M.S. in Limnology from the University of New Hampshire, and Ph.D. in Fisheries Ecology from the University of Maine.


The Nelson and Pade Team The Nelson and Pade Team consists of over a dozen people who work in all facets of the business, from managing our greenhouse to sales to manufacturing Clear Flow Aquaponic Systems®.  This is a very knowledgeable group of people who also participate in the Aquaponics Master Class®.  In addition to the Instructors above, you will be interacting with:

  • Jannel Dunn, Sales and Event PlanningJannel Dunn VP of Sales
  • Jannel Dunn, Sales and Event PlanningErin Kuhn VP of Finance
  • Ron Arndt, CAD and DesignRon Arndt, CAD and Design
  • Tiffanie Timme

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