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The IST is an experienced group of instructional designers and multimedia developers supporting TRACEN Petaluma's training needs. Together with accomplished performers and content developers, the IST leverages current technologies to create innovative and appropriate online and classroom training and on-the-job performance support solutions.

The IST's production processes exemplify effective use of modern video, mobile, and computer technology. Our commitment is to serve TRACEN to improve the efficiency of the Coast Guard.

Contact LCDR Rich Gunagan for more details or to utilize our services.


The IST’s main purpose is to implement technology solutions to support TRACEN Petaluma’s training mission.

The IST’s second purpose is to help implement eLearning structures for the entire Coast Guard.

The IST’s third purpose is to research new technologies and evaluate these technologies as Coast Guard standard tools and applications.

Last Modified 1/12/2016