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Fournier is a partner and the president of Phil’s Auto Clinic since 1984. He is a practicing auto technician as well as
the director of training at Phil’s. He
has also taught automotive technology at Mt. San Jacinto College since fall of
1988. In 1987 Phil was honored by the
Automotive Service Counsels for receiving the highest score on the ASE
certification tests in the state of California. Phil was honored by Napa and the National Institute for
Automotive service excellence as a technician of the year finalist in 1989,
1994, 1995, and 1996. In 1997 he
received the Technician of the Year award at a national level. In
2004 Phil published his book “Making the vehicle to reach your dreams”, a book
about his life and the development of his auto repair business.
began learning the Spanish language while in high school and continued its
study at Santa Ana
College where he also
studied automotive technology between 1976 and 1978. Phil has continued to develop his expertise in
Spanish through reading, writing, and translating. In 2002 he did his first automotive
instruction in Spanish, and in 2004 began contract instruction of advanced
automotive subjects for Standard Motor Parts in the Spanish language. He has taught automotive technology in
English at Mt. San Jacinto College since 1988 and completed his 1000 hours of
teaching towards his BVE degree in 2002.
He continues to teach at the college on an intermittent basis.
began his post-high school education at Santa Ana College
in 1976. After two years of primarily
automotive study, he entered the workforce as a full-time technician. Four years later he returned to school at Mt.
San Jacinto College and completed his associate of science degree in 1983. In 1991 he began study towards an Accredited
Automotive Manager’s degree and completed same in 1994. In 1995 he returned to Mt. San Jacinto
College to continue undergraduate work towards a bachelor’s in vocational
education. He completed his lower
division work in 2003 and began his work at Cal State San Bernardino in the
fall of 2004. So far, he has completed
Evoc 501, 518 and 519.
is the chapter secretary for ASC chapter 32, the local chapter of the state
Automotive Service Counsels, an organization of auto repair shop owners and
technicians. He has for the past 13
years taught Sunday school to a class of teenagers in his local Christian
began technical writing for a variety of professional automotive publications
in 1998 and continues to write two or three technical and management article a
year for Motor Age and a BMW