Department Chair, Joseph Trainer RN, BA, MA
After serving 10 years on Active Duty as an Air Force Medic and later Surgery Technician Mr. Trainer attained his RN through Riverside City College, and then re-entered the United States Air Force Reserve as a commissioned officer with the 68th Aero Medical Evacuation Squadron serving at Norton AFB, California as a Flight Nurse. From 1984 until 2001 Mr. Trainer served as a Flight Nurse Instructor, then as a Flight Nurse Examiner with the 442nd Aero Medical Evacuation Squadron at March AFB, California. During his tenure with the USAFR, Mr. Trainer also earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees in History and Education at the University of California, Riverside, USAF Air University, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, and Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. Air Force Flight Nursing enabled Mr. Trainer to tour-the-world serving in various operations including operations in South West Asia (Desert Storm), Central America, Europe and Asia. His last assignment was to the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado as a liaison officer assisting high school seniors in their quest for acceptance to the United States Air Force Academy. Mr. Trainer retired as a Major in the United States Air Force Reserve on 14 January 2005 after a total of 30 years of military service.
Teacher, Barbara Osland BA
Barbara Osland has earned her undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach in Health Services. She went on to get a credentialed in multiple subjects, physical education, health and biology. She began working in the MVUSD in 1992 as a substitute teacher and home/hospital tutor. In 1994, she began teaching at Thompson Middle School, math, life science and physical education. She then taught at Vista Murrieta High School beginning in 2003 in the subject areas of Health, P.E. and Life Science. She looks forward to the challenges and excitement of opening a new school and changing her school colors again; this time to Green... and proud to be a RAM. She will be teaching Health and Physical Education.