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Applied & Environmental Technologies Faculty and Staff

John Mangin
Applied and Environmental Technologies Department Chair; Professor, Construction Management
(970) 339-6413

John Mangin came to Aims in Fall 2006. He attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he earned a B.S. in Construction Administration. He then went on to earn a M.Ed. in Adult Education and Training from Colorado State University. Prior to his work at Aims, John worked as a concrete finisher for Froelich Concrete (1993-1997) and then moved to Monona Masonry to work as a project manager/journeyman bricklayer (1998-2005).

John currently teaches primarily in the Construction Management program, but is expanding his breadth to also teach some renewable and efficiency energy classes.


Lee McMains
(970) 339-6257

Lee earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Northern Colorado. While at UNC, he was in the Society of Physics Students Club and was a program coordinator for Alternative Break. He worked as an applications engineer for a research manufacturing company before coming to Aims Community College in 2011. He is currently working on a Master’s of Environmental Law and Policy at Vermont Law School. Lee thoroughly enjoys discussing energy and manufacturing with students and the community.

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Alice Courtney
Instructional Designer, TAACCCT Grant, Oil & Gas and Advanced Manufacturing
(970) 339-6411

Alice Courtney has been an instructional designer at Aims since 2013. She is now an adjunct faculty member for the AET Department. Alice has a bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering and a master’s in Computer Science. She was previously a software developer for almost 20 years. Alice currently works on TAACCCT grant deliverables, modifying AET Department program courses to fit online delivery formats.