South Dakota Instructors

Dan Hartman --

Dan Hartman is a knowledgeable instructor with a diverse plumbing background.

Dan has over 25 years of experience in the plumbing industry.  He holds a Journeyman Plumber License in both South Dakota and Wyoming along with numerous mechanical certifications.  Dan served on the South Dakota Plumbing Commission from 2003-2017 and has served on the SDAPHCC Board of Directors since March 2017.  He has worked at Wolff’s Plumbing and Heating in Spearfish, SD since 1989.  He currently works as the Residential and Service Division Manager where he oversees all aspects of residential construction, small commercial construction, the service department, and shop operations. 

Dan’s teaching experience began in 2010. He was hired as a plumbing instructor for Western Dakota Technical Institute and held that position until 2015.  Dan has been teaching the SDAPHCC Continuing Education courses since 2012.  He also conducts all the training for Wolff’s Plumbing and Heating.


Tom Hines -- 

Tom Hines is an experienced instructor with several years of plumbing and speaking experience. 

As a plumber, Tom has been in the industry for 40 years and holds a masters plumbing license in South Dakota and Iowa.  He currently works as the General Manager for Frisbee Plumbing, Heating, AC and & Electrical in Sioux Falls, SD.  He manages the Plumbing Division, supervises 155 employees, and oversees the day to day operations of all departments.

As a speaker, Tom has an extensive knowledge of the local and state plumbing codes.  He has been teaching the SD Continuing Education Courses for the last 7 years and the Iowa Continuing Education Courses for the last 2 years.  He has been the Emcee for the SDAPHCC annual banquets since 2005 and the Emcee for Frisbee’s events since 1985.  Tom speaks at area high school career expos, and conducts training sessions for Frisbees.

Tom is also highly involved in the Plumbing and Construction industry.  He has served on the SDAPHCC Board since 2005 and will become its President in 2019.  He has served on the HBASE Board of Directors, Education Committee and Sioux Empire Care Foundation.  Lastly, he has been on the Advisory Committees for the Sioux Falls Career Technical School, Minnesota West Technical School Plumbing Department, and Southeast Technical School Plumbing Department.