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2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration, Professional Staff, and Faculty

Executive Leadership Team

Dr. Toni Hopper Pendergrass-President

B.A., New Mexico State University, 1993
M.S., New Mexico State University, 1994
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2001

Dr. Barbara Ake-Vice President for Learning

A.A.S, Wascana Institute
B.S., University of Saskatchewan
M.S., Central Michigan University
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Gayle Dean-Executive Director of Foundation

B.A. University of Northern Colorado, 1972

Edward DesPlas- Vice President for Administrative Services

B.B.A. University of Texas, 1986
M.A. Amberton University, 2000

David Eppich-Vice President for Student Services

B.S., University of New Mexico, 1974
M.S., American College, Bryn Mawr, 1990

Dr. Nancy Shepherd-Presidential Advisor for Community Relations

B.A., Illinois State University, 1970
M.Ed., Boston University, 1977
Ed.D., New Mexico State University, 2011

Professional Staff

Kelly Anderson-Director, Department of Public Safety

A.A.S., College of Eastern Utah, 1996
A.A.S., San Juan College, 1999

Elaine Benally-Director, SJC West

B.S., Westminster College, 1975
M.A., New Mexico State University, 1984

Jon Betz-Senior Director, Enrollment Management

B.B.A., New Mexico State University, 1992
M.B.A., New Mexico Highlands University, 2008

Dr. Michaele Brandon-Senior Director, Student Success Center

B.A., University of Arizona, 1970
M.A., University of Arizona, 1971
Ed.D., University of New Mexico, 1994

Nisa Bruce, R.N.-Interim Dean/Assistant Professor, Nursing

B.A., San Francisco State University, 1972
B.S.N., East Central University, 1986
M.S., University of Oklahoma, College of Nursing, 1992

Michael Buldra-Director, EMS Education Program

B.S., University of Arizona, 1989
M.Ed., Eastern NM University, 2003
NREMT-P., NREMT, Columbus, OH, 2009
EMT-P., NM EMS Bureau Santa Fe, NM, 2009
CCEMT-P., UMBC Baltimore, MD, 2007

Judith Castleberry-Director, Enterprise Center

B.A., New Mexico State University, 1976

Frank Cole-Senior Director, Purchasing

B.A., Alameda College, 2002

Liesl Dees-Director, Community Learning Center

B.A., Samford University, 1989
M.A., The George Washington University, 1992

Cody Elledge-Director, Health and Human Performance Center

B.A., New Mexico State University, 1991
A.A., New Mexico State University, 1990

Kristie Ellis-Controller, Administrative Services

M.S., New Mexico State University, 1997

Linann Easley-Director, Henderson Fine Arts Center

B.A., New Mexico State University, 1994

Christy Ferrato-Director, Advising & Counseling

B.F.A., University of Denver, 1979
M.S., University of Oregon, 1980
M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2008

Sherri Gaugh-Registrar, Enrollment Services

A.A., Fort Lewis College, 1989
B.A., Fort Lewis College, 1996
M.B.A., California InterContinental University, 2011

Laurie Gruel-Senior Director, Strategic Development

B.S., Northern Arizona University, 1984
M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1988

Deborah Honstad, RHIA-Director/Assistant Professor, Health Information Technology

B.A., College of St. Scholastica, 2001
M.A., Concordia University, 2007

Ashley Huntsman-Director, User Services, Office of Technology Services

A.S., Computer Science, San Juan College, 2005
CompTIA A+ Certification, 2010
HP ExpertOne Accredited Platform Specialist-HP
      Desktops, Workstations and Notebooks, 2012

Ron Jernigan-Senior Director, Institutional Research

M.S., University of Phoenix, 1999

Martha Durant Kirchmer-Director, SJC East

B.A., University of New Mexico, 1975
M.A., University of New Mexico, 1981

Jenny Lambert-Beaty-Director/Assistant Professor, Adult Basic Education

B.A., San Diego State University, 1993
M.A.T.B.S., Fuller Theological Seminary, 2006

Kerri Langoni-Senior Director, Human Resources

J.D., University of Montana School of Law, 2008

William Lewis-Dean, School of Trades and Technology

B.A., Colorado State University, 1983
M.A., Colorado State University, 1991

Dr. Julius Manz-Director/Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene Program

B.S., University of New Mexico, 1985
Naval Nuclear Engineer, U.S. Navy, 1987
D.D.S., University of Colorado (Denver), 1998

Carmen Martinez-Director, Small Business Development Center

B.A., Fort Lewis College, 1991
M.B.A., New Mexico Highlands University, 2001

Scott Michlin-General Manager, KSJE Radio

B.A., State University College, Buffalo 1986

Alicia Middleton-Director, Quality Improvement and Career Services Center

M.A., University of Scranton,

Steve Miller, Assistant Controller, Administrative Services

B.A., Fort Lewis College, 1991

Allan Nass-Dean, School of Humanities

B.S., Thomas Edison State College, 1990
M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 1993

Michael Ottinger-Dean, School of Math, Science and Engineering

 Ph.D., University of Texas, 1997

Susan “Kay” Peters-Director, Occupational Therapy Assistance Program

B.A., Southwestern University, 1983
M.A., Texas Woman’s University, 1996

Michele Peterson-Director, Native American Program

B.A., Arizona State University, 1999
M.P.A., University of New Mexico, 2007

Lorenzo Reyes-Director, Center for Workforce Development

Ph.D., New Mexico State University,

Shanna Sasser-Director, EDGE Program

A.A., Tallahassee Community College, 1991
B.A., University of West Florida, 1993
M.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2002

Rhonda Schaefer-Director, Marketing and Public Relations

B.A., New Mexico State University, 1994

Christopher Schipper-Director, Library Services

B.A., University of Iowa, 2002
M.L.I.S., University of Iowa, 2004

Mindi-Kim Schrum-Director, Financial Aid

A.A., San Juan College, 2000
B.U.S., University of New Mexico, 2008

Linda Schwinghammer-Director, Testing Center

B.A. Mankato State University, 1982
M.A. Ed., Hamline University, 1998

Marcia Sterling-Penn-Director, Student Activities

B.A., Northland College, 1999
M.A., Humbolt State University, 2004

John Tohtsoni-Director, Fast Forward

B.A., Purdue University, 1994
M.A., Doane College, 2005

Jenniffer Valora-Director, Retention

A.S. Pueblo Community College, 1995
B.S. Colorado State University, 1998
M.B. A., University of the Southwest, 2012

Dr. David Wright-Director/Assistant Professor, Veterinary Technology Program

D.V.M., Texas A&M University, 1973

College Faculty

Annette Abend-Instructor, English

M.B.A, Columbia College, 2013

Dr. Merrill Adams- Professor, School of Science, Math and Engineering

B.S., The Citadel, 1968
Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina, 1979
Certification in Business Management, University of Scranton, 1999

Jake Arellano-Assistant Professor, Operations Apprenticeship

A.A.S., San Juan College, 1988

Christine Baade-Associate Professor, Mathematics

B.S., Michigan Technological University, 1985
M.S., Eastern New Mexico University, 1988

James Barnes-Associate Professor, Physics and Engineering

B.S., Fort Lewis College, 1985
M.S., Montana State University, 1987

Eric Bateman- Professor, English

B.A., Brigham Young University, 1990
M.A., Idaho State University, 1992

Keith Bates-CDL Assistant Professor, CDL

New Mexico State Certified CDL Examiner

Donald Beauregard-Associate Professor, Automotive Program

B.A., Adams State, 1974
M.A., University of New Mexico, 1990

Matthew Bell-Instructor, Math

M.A., Eastern New Mexico University, 2011

Tony Bennett-Assistant Professor, Photography

B.A. Brooks Institute,1980

Michele Berkey- Professor, Chemistry

B.S., Fort Lewis College, 1991
M.S., University of New Mexico, 1996

Carl Bickford-Professor, Engineering

B.S., Clarkson University, 1990
M.S., Colorado State University, 1994

Laura Black-Associate Professor, Veterinary Technology

A.A.S Cedar Valley College, 1997

Sarah Blake-Instructor, PTA

A.A.S., San Juan College, 2003

Crystal Blake-Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., Brigham Young University, 2003
M.S., Brigham Young University, 2008
Ph.D.,Brigham Young University, 2010

Jared Blood, Assistant Professor, Auto Body

Auto Certificate, San Juan College, 2005
A.A.S., San Juan College, 2009

Dianne Bonebrake, Instructor, Nursing

B.S., University of Phoenix, 2002

Marsha Bouchard, R.N.,-Associate Professor, Nursing

B.S.N., New Mexico State University, 1999
M.S.N., University of Phoenix, 2005

Dr. David Bramhall-Professor, History & Philosophy

B.A., Wake Forest University, 1972
M.A., Monmouth University, 1995
Ph.D., Drew University, 1999

George Brenton-Coordinator/Instructor, Fire Science

A.A.S., San Juan College, 2014

Shirley Brewer- Clinical Coordinator,

A.A.S., Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, 1998
B.S., South Carolina State University, 2002
B.A., Ashford University, 2011
M.A., Ashford University, 2013

Troy Brown-Assistant Professor, Fire Science

Retired Battalion Chief, 20 years of service
25 years Fire and EMS instructor
Certified Fitness Coordinator

Tina Bruce-Assistant Professor, Health Information Technology Program

B.S., Louisiana Tech, 2009

Tom Burns-Assistant Professor, Process Technology

B.S., New Mexico State University, 1973

Dr. John Burris-Professor, Geology

B.A., Miami University, 1996
M.S., University of Wyoming, 1998
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2004

Christopher Caine-Assistant Professor, CDL Program

NM State Certified CDL Examiner

Timothy Calder, Instructor, Instrumentation & Controls

U.S. Military Service, Army,  1989-1993

Maxine Chapman-Director, Surgical Technology

Certified Surgical Technician, 2003

Lori Cheney-Instructor, Nursing

A.S.N., San Juan College, 1993
B.S.N., Eastern New Mexico University, 2012

Louella Clary-Assistant Professor, Cosmetology

A.A., Trinidad State Junior College, 1981
Mr. John’s Beauty School, 1987

Tamara Coombs-Instructor, Mathmatics

B.A., Fort Lewis College, 1991
M.A., New Mexico State University, 2006

Amy Cooper D.P.T.-Assistant Director/Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program

B.S., University of Tennessee, 1997
M.P.T., Northwestern University, 2002
D.P.T., Northwestern University, 2002
M.S., Northwestern University, 2004

Dr. Andrea Kay Cooper, Professor, Anthropology

B.A., Grinnell College, 1998
M.S., University of New Mexico, 2002
Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2007

Cameron Cooper-Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Ph.D., Walden University, 2007

Georgia Cortez-Energy Program Specialist, Energy

M.A. Webster University, St. Louis/Albuquerque Branch, 1994

Douglas Coyner-Assistant Professor, Legal Studies

B.S., Ohio State University, 1966
J.D., Capital University, 1976

Danl Crossley-Assistant Professor, Auto Body

ASE Certified Collision Repair Technician, 2011

Sherri Cummins-Assistant Professor, Student Success

M.S., Colorado State University, 1994

Gordon DeSpain- Professor, Mathematics

B.S., University of Houston, 1984
M.A., Doane College, 1997

Kari Deswood-Assistant Professor, English

B.A., Fort Lewis College, 2004
M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University, 2011

Margret Donohue R.N.-Assistant Professor, Nursing

B.A., College of St. Thomas, 1989
A.D.N., San Juan College, 2002
M.S.N., University of Phoenix, 2012

Mary Doshi-Director/Professor, Medical Laboratory Technology

B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1971
M.A., Central Michigan University, 1978

Karen Duncan-Assistant Professor, Nursing

A.A., Clinton Community College, 1987
B.S.N., New Paltz University, 1990
M.S., University of Vermont, 1995

Rachel Dworsky-Assistant Professor, English

B.A., Sonoma State University ,2005
M.A., Sonoma State University, 2011
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, 2014

Marc Dziak-Assistant Professor, English

M.A., Boise State University, 2007
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2014

Linda Edwards-Associate Professor, Music

B.M.E., University of Kansas, 1969
M.A., University of Kansas, 1987
M.A., California State University, 1988

Carrie Elledge-Assistant Professor, Mathematics

B.A., Fort Lewis College, 1995

Katherine Elliot-Instructor, Accounting

B.A., Fort Lewis College, 1985
M.S., San Diego State, 1992

Don Ellis-Associate Professor, Ceramics

B.S., McMurry University, 1982
M.F.A., University of North Texas, 1986

Dr. Andrea Ericksen- Professor, Psychology

B.A., University of California, Riverside, 1998
M.A., University of California, Riverside, 2000
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 2003

Dr. Veronica Evans-Associate Professor, Biology

B.S., University of New Mexico, 1998
Ph.D., University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 2005

Teun Fetz-Assistant Professor, Music

D.M., University of Illinois, 2003

Jonathan Fisher-Assistant Professor, English

B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz, 2001
M.A., San Francisco State University, 2006

Kate Fulton-Associate Professor, Psychology

B.A., James Madison University, 1984
M.Ed., Southwest Texas State University, 1991

Russell Grahn-Associate Professor, Biology

B.S., University of California at Irvine, 1993
M.N.S., Idaho State University, 2005

Sherry Hair, Program Advisor, Veterinary Technology

B.S., New Mexico State University, 1986

Traci HalesVass-Associate Professor, English

A.A., Palomar College, 1994
B.A., University of Colorado-Denver, 1996
M.A., University of Colorado-Denver, 1998
M.F.A., Naropa University-Boulder, 2005

William Hatch-Professor, Art

B.F.A., Brigham Young University, 1982
M.F.A., Brigham Young University, 1984

Dr. Michael Hattabaugh-Associate Professor, Communication Studies

B.A., Henderson State University, 1986
M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1990
D. Min., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2001

Jason Hayes-Coordinator/Assistant Professor, Diesel

A.A.S., San Juan College, 2006

John Hoff -Coordinator/Assistant Professor, Welding

B.S., Black Hills State University, 1988

Earlanda Houghton, R.N.-Assistant Professor, Pre-Nursing

A.D.N, San Juan College, 1997
B.S.N., New Mexico State University, 2008

Judy Hudson-Director, Early Childhood Education

B.S., Kansas State University, 1972
M.S., Emporia State University, 1992
Ph.D., New Mexico State University, 2013

Phillip “Paul” Hughes-Instructor, Welding

Welding Certificate, New Mexico State University, 1998

Dr. Donald Hyder-Professor, Biology

B.S., New Mexico State University, 1976
M.S., Tarleton State University, 1980
Ph.D., North Dakota State University, 1988

Ray John-Assistant Professor, Energy

A.S., San Juan College, 1977

Ken Johnson-Assistant Professor/Coordinator, Petroleum Technology

Certified IADC Well Control Instructor
25+ years experience in the oil and gas industry

Dr. Mark Johnson-Associate Professor, Mathematics/ Engineering

B.S., Brigham Young University, 1996
M.S., Brigham Young University, 1997
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2007

Sandra Johnson-Assistant Professor, Health Information Technology

Certificate in Medical Transcription, San Juan College, 2001
A.A.S., San Juan College, 2002
B.A.A.S., Eastern New Mexico University, 2006

Cheryl Jordan-Professor, Computer Science

B.B.A., Wayland Baptist University, 1993
M.B.A., Wayland Baptist University, 1995

Jack Kant-Associate Professor, School of Business

B.S.A.S., University of Illinois, 1975
M.B.A., Northern Arizona University, 1988

Marlinda Kaulaity-Assistant Professor, English

B.A., Arizona State University, 1979
M.A., Arizona State University, 1989
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2007

Shawna Kemper, R.N.-Assistant Director/Assistant Professor, Nursing

A.D.N., San Juan College, 1999
B.S.N., University of New Mexico, 2005
M.S.N., University of New Mexico, 2011

Jeanne Kofron-Instructor, Communications

M.S., Washington University, 1980

Kris Kraly-Assistant Professor, English

B.A., University of Wyoming, 1979
M.A., University of Wyoming, 1982
M.A., University of Arizona, 1996

Sally Lane, R.N.-Coordinator, Nursing Simulation Center/Instructor Nursing

A.D.N., San Juan College, 2006
B.S.N., New Mexico State University, 2008
M.S.N., New Mexico State University, 2011

Angela Leverich-Instructor, Nursing

B.S.N., University of New Mexico, 2008 

Jennifer Lewis-Associate Professor, Biology

B.A., College of Wooster, 1994
M.S., Wayne State University, 2003

Vaughn Lewis-Assistant Professor, Automotive

A.A., San Juan College, 1981
33 years Auto Technology experience

Kenneth Lillie-Assistant Professor, Math

B.S., George Fox College, 1975
M.A., Eastern New Mexico University, 1980
M.S., University of Colorado, 1988

Murdoch Maloney-Assistant Professor, Business and Marketing

B.A., University of New Mexico, 1990
M.B.A., University of New Mexico, 1993

Lorraine B.Manavi-Assistant Professor, Navajo Language

A.A., Diné College, 1986
A.A., Diné College, 1993
B.A., Ft, Lewis College, 1994,
M.A., Arizona State University, 2001

Shauna Mangum-Instructor, Nursing

M.S., Eastern New Mexico University, 2014

Hahnabah Manygoats-Instructor, CDL

Class A CDL Certificate, San Juan College, 2003

Robert McCartney-Assistant Professor, Automotive

A.A., San Juan College, 1997

Kerry Meier-Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology

B.S., University of Southern Colorado, 1984
M.A., New Mexico State University, 1996

Diane Meyer, EMTP-Director, EMS

Paramedic Certificate, HealthOne Denver, 2002

Nancy Mike-Assistant Professor, Administrative Office Assistant Program

B.S. Northern Arizona University 1973
M.S.S. United States Sports Academy 1997
M.B.A. Gonzaga University 2004

Dr. Eric Miller-Professor, Chemistry

B.A., University of Colorado, 1986
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1994

Dr. Therese Millis, Director/Associate Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program

A.A.S., Northwest Community College, 1978
B.S., University of Wyoming, 1981
B.S., University North Dakota, 1985
D.P.T., Arizona School of Health Sciences, 2009

Mollie Mook-Fiddler-Assistant Professor, Theatre

B.A., University of Colorado, 1999
M.F.A., University of Iowa, 2003

Mary Mould-Assistant Professor, Vet Tech

A.S., St. Petersburg College, 1999
A.A., St. Petersburg College, 2010
B.S., St. Petersburg College, 2010
M.A., University of Phoenix, 2012

Dawn Myers-Assistant Professor, Humanities

B.A., University of New Mexico, 1987
M.A., Adams State College, 2011

Dr. Lance Myler-Associate Professor, Human Anatomy and Physiology Instructor

B.S., National University of Health Sciences, 1985
D.C., National University of Health Science, 1987

Alicia O’Brien- Assistant Professor, Math

B.S., University of New Mexico, 1994
M.A., Western Governors University, 2004
D.Ed., Walden University, 2011

Tony Otero-Assistant Professor/Coordinator, Industrial Process Operator

Journeyman, PNM, 1980
B.A., University of Phoenix, 1995

Kyle Owens-Assistant Professor, Instrumentation and Controls

34 years Journeyman experience

Dr. Judith Palier-Professor, Political Science

B.A., University of Colorado-Denver, 1992
M.A., University of New Mexico, 1995
Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2000

Judy Panek, R.N.-Program Advisor, Nursing

A.D.N., Marshall University, 1977
B.S.N., West Virginia University, 1986
M.S., University of Colorado, 2007
B.S., New Mexico State University, 2008

M. Dean Patscheck-Associate Professor/Coordinator, Occupational Safety

31+ years in Health and Safety Industry

Sherry Paxson-Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene

B.S., University of Oklahoma, 1987

Jan Peel, R.N.-Assistant Professor, Pre-Nursing

A.D.N., San Juan College, 2005
B.S.N., University of New Mexico, 2008
M.S.N., New Mexico State University, 2011

Dr. Janet L. Peterson-Professor, English

B.A., University of Colorado, 1990
M.A., Arizona State University, 1994
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2000

Dr. Pamela Peters-Associate Professor, Math

B.A., Arizona State University, 1976
M.S., University of Southern California, 1982
M.S., Colorado State University, 2003
Ph.D., Colorado State University, 2007

Elizabeth Phelps-Assistant Professor, Reading

B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1980
M.A., New Mexico Highlands University, 2008

Randy Randall-Associate Professor/Coordinator, Natural Gas Compression

30+ years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry

Hannah Rankin-Assistant Professor, English

B.A., Fort Lewis College, 2005
M.A., Case Western Reserve University, 2010

Dr. Debra Reed-Associate Professor, Veterinary Technology

B.S., Colorado State University, 1982
D.V.M., Colorado State University, 1991

Luke Renner-Associate Professor, Digital Media Arts and Design

B.A., Fort Lewis College, 1997

Dr. Beverlee Rice-Professor, Physical Education

B.S., West Virginia University, 1973
M.A., Brigham Young University, 1976
Ed.D., Brigham Young University, 1984

Dixie Roberts, R.N.-Assistant Professor, Pre-Nursing

A.D.N., Laredo Jr. College, 1987
B.S.N., Eastern New Mexico University, 2012
M.S.N., Eastern New Mexico University, 2014

Dr. Kelly Robison-Professor, History

B.A., Kenyon College, 1988
M.A., University of Montana, 1992
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 1997

Georgia Romero- Instructor, Nursing

B.A., New Mexico State University,

James Rooker, Jr.-Assistant Professor, Automotive

B.S., Western New Mexico University, 2003

Lisa Ruffier-Associate Professor, Math

B.S., Montana State University, 1979
M.S., University of Illinois, 1983

Brenda Rust, R.N.-Assistant Professor, Nursing

B.S.N., American International College, 1997

Lori Schiess-Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A., Idaho State University, 1994
M.A., Louisiana State University, 2002
M.A., Michigan State University, 2004

Jeffry Schofield-Assistant Professor, Automotive

ASE Certified Master Technician, 1981

Mary Schumacher-Hoerner-Director/Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education

B.A., University of Wyoming, 1989
M.A., University of New Mexico, 2004

David Scott-Coordinator/Assistant Professor, Drafting

B.S., University of Houston, 1982

Brian Seavey-Associate Professor, Drafting

B.S., University of New Mexico, 1991
B.S., University of New Mexico, 2000

Dr. Alicia Skipper-Associate Professor, English

B.A., Coastal Carolina University, 2000
M.A., University of North Carolina, 2003
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2010

Bryan Smiley-Assistant Professor, CDL

NM State Certified CDL Examiner

Migan Spencer-Instructor, Physical Therapy Program

A.A.S., Northern Arizona University, 2010

Dale Stevenson-Instructor, Instrumentation and Controls

A.A.S., San Juan College, 2005

Chris Strouthopoulos- Professor, College Success Strategies

B.S., Claremont McKenna College, 1999
M.A., Dartmouth College, 2005

Dr. Terry Swan-Associate Professor, Sociology

B.A., University of California, 1982
M.A., School of International Training, 1991
Ph.D., California Institute of Integral Studies, 2010

Michael Tenski-Assistant Professor, Automotive

Certified in Automotive and Diesel Technology
27+ years experience

Maury Tiehen-Coordinator, CDL

A.A., Golden West College, 1975
NM State Certified CDL Examiner/Trainer

Roger Tingley-Assistant Professor, Automotive

San Juan Basin Vo-Tech, 1986
20+ years experience

Patricia Tomaskovic-Instructor, Nursing

B.S.N., Youngstown State University, 1988
M.S.N., Case Western Reserve University, 1998
C.N.M., Case Western Reserve University, 1998

Chad Triplett-Assistant Professor, Building Trades

B.S., Aurora University, 1994
M.S., Aurora University, 1995
15 years construction experience

Karen Tuohey, Director/Instructor, Respiratory Therapy Program

A.A.S., Macomb Community College, 1982
B.S., University of Phoenix, 1999
MEd., Concordia University, 2015

Dr. Callie Vanderbilt-Professor, Biology

B.S., Colorado State University, 1986
M.A., University of California, 1991
Ph.D., University of California, 1994

LuAnn Walton-Assistant Professor, Developmental Mathematics

B.A., Fort Lewis College, 1978
M.A., New Mexico State University, 2002

Dianna White-Assistant Professor, Cosmetology

Cosmetology License, Lancaster Beauty School, 1996

Gerald Williams-Professor, Mathematics

B.S., California State University, 1989
M.S., Yale University, 1992

Vernon Willie-Associate Professor, School of Science, Math & Engineering

B.A., Fort Lewis College, 1994
M.S., Northern Arizona University, 1996

Shannon Wilmer-Assistant Professor, Welding

A.S., San Juan College, 1996

Mikel Wilson-Instructor, CDL

New Mexico Commercial Drivers License Examiner, 2012

Ronald Winston-Assistant Professor, Health Information Technology Program

25+ years of experience in Technology

Barton Womack-Professor, Economics

B.S., University of Wyoming, 1986
M.B.A., University of Wyoming, 1989

College Emeriti Faculty

Lynn Abbott, Instructor, Carpentry -1999
Ed Ahlm, Assistant Professor, Carpentry - 2009
Joan Arrowsmith, Assistant Professor, Nursing - 2012
Lillie Begay, Assistant Professor, Administrative Office Assistant - 2009
Dr. Karen Benally, Associate Professor, Anthropology - 2008
Wilfred Beaupre, Dean, Business and CIS Division - 2002
Wendy Bircher, Director/Professor, PTA Program - 2010
Melvona Boren, Professor of Business Education - 1994
Elizabeth Brock, R.N, Assistant Professor, Nursing - 2000
James Burgess, Associate Professor, Communication - 2004
Elizabeth Castle, Assistant Professor, English - 2007
John Collins, Coordinator, Fire Science, Welding - 2010
Gail Cramer, Associate Professor, Developmental Learning - 2006
Dr. Patricia Dalton, Director, Early Childhood - 2002
Richard DeLaBarcena, Program Coordinator/Assistant Professor, Instrumentation & Controls - 2015
Linda Fredericks, Coordinator/Assistant Professor, Teacher Education/Alternative Licensure Program-2014
Alfonso Garcia, Associate Professor, Business Administration - 1998
Patricia Goff, Assistant Professor, Office Careers - 2012
William Gray, Assistant Professor, School of Humanities

Richard Greenaker, Associate Professor, School of Energy - 2013
Lew Hamilton, Assistant Professor, Mathematics - 2000
Rod Hancock, Professor, Economics and Business Administration - 1998
Kenneth Heil, Professor, Biology and Geology - 2001
Dr. Donna Hobbs, Professor, Biology - 2015
Dr. Robert Hokom, Assistant Professor, English - 2004
Dr. Victoria Holmsten,Professor, English - 2014
Charlie Houghton, Dean of Trades and Technology - 2004
Thomas Hudson, Assistant Professor, School of Energy - 2012
Mary Lou Jaeger, Education Program Specialist/Assistant Professor, Teacher Education/Alternative Licensure Program-2014
Dr. Connie Jacobs, Professor, English - 2008
Dewey Jelen, Assistant Professor, Machine Shop - 2008
Arthur Jones, Assistant Professor, Machine Shop - 1995
Curtis Joslin, Assistant Professor, Automotive - 2010
Connie Kelt, Associate Professor, Business - 2011
Pete Kinnas, Associate Professor, Humanities - 2015
Larry Kraemer, Associate Professor, Instrumentation & Controls - 2015
Carla Lich-Assistant Professor, Nursing-2014
Mort Lord, Associate Professor, Mathematics - 1995
Dale McCoskey, Instructor, Auto Body - 1998
Roger McCoskey, Assistant Professor, Auto Body - 2012
William McQueen, Assistant Professor, Controls Technology - 2012
Dr. Jimmy Miller, Professor, History/Political Science - 2002
Fred Moore, Assistant Professor, Welding - 2000
Jinny Moore, Assistant Professor, English - 2008
Dr. Ralph Moorehead, Professor, Psychology - 1999
Gerald Nix, Assistant Professor, English - 2001
Susan Pierce, Associate Professor, Office Career - 2011
John Prather, Assistant Professor, School of Energy - 2013
Vonda Rabuck-Assistant Professor, Mathematics-2014
Nancy Redhouse, Assistant Professor, English - 2004
Theresa Reherman, Associate Professor, Humanities, 2015
Dr. Timothy Reeves, Professor, Computer Science, 2012
Bonnie Rung, Assistant Professor-2013
Bobby Sanders, Assistant Professor-2013
Dr. Sue Schmedinghoff, Associate Professor - 2003
Carroll Schnabel, Director, Health Information Technology - 2010
Virgene Stan, Assistant Professor, English and Philosophy - 2000
Deanna Stanford, Assistant Professor, English/Social Science - 1999
Christine Sterton, Lead Teacher, CFDC - 2015
Raymond Stevens, Professor, Government/Sociology - 1987
Archie Stock, Assistant Professor, School of Energy - 2010
David Thompson, Instructor, Welding - 1992
Gene Trenary, Assistant Professor, Accounting - 2007
Richard Vaughan, Assistant Professor, English - 2009
Jana Wallace, Assistant Professor, Math - 2006
Larry Welsh, Associate Professor, Math - 2006
T. Jerry Wilson, Assistant Professor, School of Energy - 2010
Dr. Judith Wooderson, Professor, Drafting - 2002

President Emeritus

Dr. James C. Henderson, Campus Director - 1975-1982; President - 1982-2002; Chancellor Emeritus - 2002-03
Dr. Carol J. Spencer, President