Christopher M. Cash, Training Director

Chris Cash started with the JATC in 2003, as a night instructor and joined the full time staff on September 24, 2007. Chris worked at our Manassas facility as an instructor for seven years and a then two more years as School Coordinator before recently being appointed Training Director on October 12, 2016. Chris graduated from the IBEW Local Union 26 apprenticeship program in 1995 and from the National Training Institute in 2013. Chris holds a Journeyman’s license in Virginia and Maryland among many other certifications like First Aid/CPR, NJATC Test Administrator/Interviewer, OSHA 30 and 500. Chris has been a member of the IBEW since 1991.


Mike Miller, Assistant Director

Mike Miller, IBEW member since 2003. Mike graduated valedictorian from the JATC Apprenticeship in 2007; completed National Training Institute, Ann Arbor, MI 2011; B.S. from Mount Union College, Alliance, OH 1995. He started teaching for the JATC in fall of 2007, and started as a full-time instructor in March of 2012. Mike’s background is in biology instruction, and he taught for several years as a science teacher before entering the apprenticeship in 2002. Beginning August 2017, Mike has changed roles at the JATC and is now an Assistant Director where he hopes to continue to serve the student population and advance the mission of the JATC.

Roy Reeves, Assistant Director

Roy Reeves has been in the electrical trade since 1988. His experience is in residential and commercial construction and service with the last 12 years in the field as a fire alarm technician. After 8 years working as a night time instructor, Roy was brought on full time in November of 2012. Roy holds Journeyman licenses in Virginia and Montgomery County. Roy also holds OSHA 500 Trainer certifications as well as first aid / CPR trainer credentials. In 2014 Roy completed the four year Master Trainer program sponsored by the IBEW, NECA and electrical Training alliance at the University of Michigan. Begining in July 2018, Roy changed roles to become an Assistant Director of the JATC.


Markco Yates, Assistant Director

Markco Yates, IBEW member since 1998. Markco graduated the apprenticeship in 2004 and holds Maryland, DC, and Virginia master electrical licenses. He is also First Aid/CPR certified, OSHA 30 certified, and holds a Nicet II certification. Prior to becoming a full time instructor in August 2016 he was in a foreman position. He also was a part time instructor for 5 years instructing Code and a Lutron Lighting Control classes. Beginning in January 2019, Markco changed his role to become an Assistant Director for the JATC.


William "Bill" Murphy, Assistant Director

Bill Murphy has been an IBEW Local Union 26 member since 1985.  He graduated as valedictorian of the 1990 apprenticeship class and has worked in a variety of positions including Journeyman, Foreman, Estimator/Project Manager, and in CAD/Coordination.  Bill has taught a wide variety of subjects for the JATC for over 23 years including 10 years as a full-time instructor.  He has completed the Instructor Training Program with the NJATC/NTI, is an OSHA 500 Instructor, has CPR/First Aid Training certifications, and carries a Journeyman Electrician License for Washington DC.  In 2021, Bill returned to the JATC to apply his skills and experiences as an Assistant Director