Derek BjellandAudio Video Technician and Assistant Audio Engineer for Stonebrook Community Church
Derek has been working with audio and video technology and production for 25.5 years, most of it within the church and house of worship environment. Currently he is an assistant audio engineer at Stonebrook Community church and is also responsible for repairing all of the audio cables for the church on an as-needed basis. Derek also spent 3 years working as a stage hand for the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa. His primary focus during his employment was audio production. In the last 2-3 years, he has learned how to make custom cables and build front of house mixing systems using custom made panels and cable for audio. Derek has a bachelor's degree in Communications Studies/Electronic Media from the University of Northern Iowa and a Master's of Education from Iowa State University in Curriculum and Instructional Technology.