Scott Monroe, Ph.D. (IYRS Alumnus) ’17
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Marine Systems Teaching Assistant

Dr. Scott Monroe is a teaching assistant within the Marine Systems program at IYRS School of Technology & Trades. Dr Monroe’s love of cruising sail boats led him to IYRS. After many years of with experiences with sales and marketing management for large and small companies as well as collegiate educational teaching and biomedical research, Scott decided to follow his passion over past professions.

Scott first enrolled in Marine Systems at IYRS in 2016. With a strong teaching background and a love of marine systems, Scott joined as a Marine Systems instructor shortly thereafter. Scott earned certifications from the American Boat & Yacht Council in Marine Electrical, Marine Systems and Marine Diesel, as well as certification from the National Marine Electronics Association in Marine Electronics Installation.


Nels Larson
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Marine Systems Lead Instructor

Nels Larson is the Lead Instructor for the Marine Systems program at IYRS. Nels has over thirty years’ experience in the marine industry. Graduating trade school in the spring of 1983, he gained a true passion for custom sailing yachts during the last America Cup race to be held in Newport, RI. He has worked for prestigious companies such as as Cambria Yachts and Ted Hood yacht builders, where he gained extensive knowledge of onboard marine systems. Nels used his experience to start his own company, Nordic Marine, where for the past ten years he has worked building, refitting and repairing systems on yachts such as Dorade, Santana, Oliver Hazard Perry and many other notable projects. Nels is an ABYC Master Technician and holds many certifications and factory training. Nels is excited to be a part of IYRS and share his knowledge and experience with all the students in the Marine System program.

Contact Administrative Staff


Main IYRS Phone Number: 401-848-5777
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Terry Nathan
Ext. 211

Rebeka Mazzone
Chief Operations Officer
Ext. 208

Holly Ashton
Director of Experiential Education & Career Services
Ext. 216

John Cayer
Facilities & Marina Manager
Ext. 212

Danielle Chivallatti
Admissions Representative
Ext. 203

Jana Corcoran
Staff Accountant
Ext. 219

Jill Dubnansky
Academic & Student Services Associate
Ext. 207

Jenny Holmqvist
Events Manager
Ext. 231

Jen Iacovelli
Development Associate
Ext. 209

Nora Meah
Director of Admissions
Ext. 220

Monika Miller
Ext. 217

Alison Pratt
Staff Accountant
Ext. 206

Josh Singer
Marketing Manager
Ext. 202

Courtney Trahan
Admissions Representative
Ext. 210