Jerry Gerlich has more than 32 years of experience in process control and petrochemical instrumentation. His background includes troubleshooting, maintenance, the repair and calibration of control systems and custody transfer equipment, as well as engineering plant change and project packages. He holds a B.S. from Southwest Texas State University, and is currently the Staff Instrument Specialist for the HOVENSA Refinery in St. Croix (U.S. Virgin Islands). He also has to his credit many years as an educator, teaching since 1983. He is a Senior ISA Member and is qualified to instruct ISA courses EI05, and EI10.