FORCECOM Training Division Deputy Chief
Mr. Tim Quiram
Deputy Chief, FORCECOM Training Division
United States Coast Guard
Tim Quiram, a Certified Performance Technologist, currently serves as the Deputy Chief of the Force Readiness Command’s Training Division. The Training Division oversees world-wide training and education for the U.S. Coast Guard and is directly responsible for all resident and classroom training, distance learning, and a training enterprise composed of eight national training campuses and 12 regional, specialized training sites. In addition, the Training Division is responsible for Service-wide voluntary education and tuition assistance programs, a quota management center for scheduling and tracking students, and an institute for processing on-online and correspondence courses.
Previously, Tim served as both the Director and Deputy Director of the Coast Guard’s Performance Technology Center (PTC) in Yorktown Va. The PTC uses human performance technology (HPT) techniques and tools to analyze and solve workforce performance problems and exploit new opportunities.
A permanent cutterman, Tim spent 22 years on active duty with the Coast Guard, his final assignment as Director of Training at Training Center, Yorktown, Virginia. He led a staff of 450 military, civilian, and contract instructors who trained entry-level and advanced skills in over 100 different subjects to nearly 10,000 students each year. The Training Center is home to the National Search and Rescue School, the National Aids to Navigation School, Engineering and Weapons training, the Marine Safety and Security Schools, and the Boat Forces and Cutter Operations Center.
Tim earned a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a Masters degree in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University. He is a 2011 graduate of the Department of Homeland Security Fellows program and a 2006 graduate of the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute. He was a member of the DHS Surge Force responding to Super Storm Sandy in New York and New Jersey.