Training Staff

Erik Blackerby
Software Training Manager
Technology Education Services
blackerby@its.gonzaga.edu
(509) 313-3865

Bio: Erik Blackerby has been at Gonzaga for 16 years. His background includes 22 years of education and experience in audio, video, film production and graphic design. Erik's teaches and supports Blackboard, CMS Cascade Web Editing, Adobe Products, Digital Media Production and more.  Erik is also the Atomic Learning administrator which provides Gonzaga with online training tutorials in over 300 different types of software.

Erik Blackerby

Bill Kostelec
Digital Media Specialist
Technology Education Services
kostelec@its.gonzaga.edu
(509)313-3816

Bio: Bill Kostelec is in his 21st year at Gonzaga.  For 5 years, he ran the MAC and PC lab before moving to his current position.  Bill's areas of expertise are Photoshop, including photo restoration, and Digital cameras and how to get the most out of the camera.  Bill currently builds courses in Blackboard and assists with the recording and editing of digital media for use in online instruction.

 Bill Kostelec
Jason Swain
Manager of Training & Development
Human Resources
swain@gonzaga.edu
(509) 313-6124

Bio: Jason Swain is the Human Resources Manager of Employee and Organizational Development at Gonzaga University. In this role, he is responsible for leadership and management development, employee professional development, diversity awareness training and provides internal consulting services for individuals, teams and departments on a variety of issues impacting organizational effectiveness. Prior to coming to Gonzaga, Jason has been guiding individuals, teams and mid- to large-size, publicly held companies as well as non-profit organizations for over 10 years.

Jason Swain