Faculty & Administration at LCC

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Faculty & Administration at LCC



Christopher C. Bailey (2011)
B.A., Western Washington University; J.D., University of Washington School of Law

Vice Presidents

Brendan Glaser (1990), Vice President of Instruction
B.S., University of Northern Colorado; M.B.A., Pacific Lutheran University

Sue Orchard (2016), Vice President of Student Services
B.A. and M.A., Eastern Washington University; Psy.D Pacific University School of Professional Psychology

Kendra Sprague (2011), Vice President of Foundation, Human Resources & Legal Affairs
B.A., Washington State University; J.D., Willamette University College of Law

Nolan Wheeler (1994), Vice President of Administration
A.A., Lower Columbia College; B.A., Western Washington University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Wendy Hall (2003), Associate Vice President of Effectiveness & College Relations
B.A., Whitman College; M.P.A., University of Washington


Karen Joiner (1993), Executive Dean of Instructional Programs & Director of Nursing
A.A., Lower Columbia College; B.S.N., University of the State of New York; M.S., University of Portland

Kyle Hammon (2008), Dean of Instructional Programs
B.S., M.S., University of Oregon

Tamra Bell (2007), Interim Dean of Instructional Programs
A.A., Lower Columbia College; B.S., M.S., Warner Pacific College

Melinda Harbaugh (2013), Interim Dean of Instructional Programs & Library Director
B.A.; Louisiana State University, Masters in Instructional Technology; Georgia Southern University

Department Directors

Roxana Ahmadifard (2004), Director of Student Programs
A.A., Lower Columbia College, B.A., University of Washington, M.Ed., Concordia University

Marie Boisvert (2016), Director of International Student Programs
B.A., State University of New York; M.A., California State University

Sue Boursaw (1990), Director of Head Start/ECEAP/EHS
A.A., Lower Columbia College; B.A., Master of Education, Washington State University

Jodi Dahlke (2010), Director of TRiO Programs
A.A., ITT Technical Institute; B.A., Washington State University; Master of Fine Arts, Northwest Institute of Literary Arts

Marisa Geier (2004), Director of Financial Aid
A.A., Lower Columbia College; B.S., Western Baptist College; M.P.A., Walden University

Richard Hamilton (2001), Director of Campus Services, Facilities and Capital Projects
A.S., City University; A.A., Lower Columbia College; B.A., Washington State University

Chad Meadors (2007), Director of Advising & Testing and Head Women’s Basketball Coach
A.A., Clackamas Community College, B.S., Western Oregon University, Masters in Teaching, Western Oregon University

Mary Kate Marthaller (2013), Director of Disability Support Services
B.A., Gonzaga University

Brandon Ray (2011), Director of Information Systems
B.A., University of Portland; M.S., Warner Pacific College

Kirc Roland (2001), Athletic Director
B.A., San Diego State University

Nichole Seroshek (2010), Director of Registration
A.A., Lower Columbia College; B.A. Washington State University

Janel Skreen (2013), Director of Environmental Health & Safety
B.S., M.S., Washington State University

Theresa Stalick (2011), Director of Transitional Studies
B.A., University of Oregon; M.A., University of Idaho

Dani Trimble (2010), Interim Workforce Programs Director
B.A., The Evergreen State College; Masters of Education, Central Washington University

Full Time Faculty

Timothy Allwine (2006), Business Administration & Technology
B.S., Miami University; M.B.A., University of Montana

Earnest “Trey” Batey, Ph.D. (2015), Anthropology
B.A., Louisiana State; M.A., Wichita State University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Hiedi Bauer (2006), English
A.A. Lower Columbia College; B.A., The Evergreen State College; M.A., Portland State University

William "Brad" Benjamin (2008), Mathematics
B.S., Miami University; M.S., Portland State University

David L. Benson (1984), Political Science, History
B.A., Willamette University; M.A., Columbia University

Merry Bond (2010), Nursing
A.A., Lower Columbia; B.S., Washington State University, Masters in Nurse Educator; Capella University

Alex Brehm (2016), Speech
B.A., Saint John's University; M.A., Portland State University

Randal D. Byrum (1998), Welding
A.T.A., Lower Columbia College

Gina Challed (2011), Choral Director
B.A., Western New Mexico University; M.M., New Mexico State University

Becky Connolly (1999), Language & Literature
B.A.; Eastern Washington University, Master of Science; Capella University

Dana Cummings (2008), Business
B.A.; Washington State University, Masters in Accounting; Strayer University

Jacquelyn Dailey (2014), Nursing
A.A., Spokane Community College; B.S., Central Washington University; B.S.N., M.S.N., Western Governors University

Robert Davis, Ph.D. (2012), Instrumental Music
B.M., M.M., Brigham Young University; D.M.A., University of Southern California

Donald D. Derkacht (2002), Computer Science
B.S. and M.S.E.E., Washington State University

Nicole DiGerlando (2012), Reading/Composition
B.A., M.A., Lehigh University

James Dillinger (2008), Diesel/Heavy Equipment
A.A.S., Lower Columbia College

Dawn M. Draus (2003), Mathematics
B.S. and M.S., Northern Arizona University

Ken Ecklund (1997), Diesel/Heavy Equipment, Automotive Technology
A.A.S., Blue Mountain Community College; B.S., Oregon Institute of Technology

Alex Emerson (1994), English, Spanish
B.A., B.A., M.A., Central Washington University

Elizabeth Engel (2010), Medical Assisting
A.A.S., North Seattle Community College; M.Div., Luther Seminary

James Franz (2008), Economics
B.A., State University of New York Plattsburgh; M.A., California State University

Katrina Fuller (2008), Biological Sciences
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.S., Louisiana State University Medical Center

Mark Gaither (2013), Business Technology
B.A.; Portland State University, Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Phoenix

Jeanne L. Hamer (1999), Nursing
A.A.S., Lower Columbia College; BSN, Washington State University; M.S.N., Washington State University

Janell Haynes, Ph.M. (2015), Language & Literature
B.S.; Missouri State University, M.A., Missouri State University; Ph.M., Syracuse University

Mary Hebert (2014), Mathematics
B.A. Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Masters in Mathmatics, Texas Tech University

Armando L. Herbelin, Ph.D. (2002), Chemistry
B.S., Oregon State University; Ph.D., University of Washington

Klint D. Hull (2004), English
B.A. and M.A., Eastern Washington University

Lindsay Keevy (2016), Librarian
B.A., California State University; Master of Library & Information Science, San Jose State University

Corry Kile (2011), Automotive Technology
Automotive Technology Diploma; Phoenix Institute of Technology

Louis LaPierre, Ph.D. (2004), Biology and Environmental Science
B.A. and Ph.D., University of California

Mary M. Leach (2005), Pre-College Education, Humanities
B.A., Washington State University; M.A., California State University

Amber Lemiere (2013), Language & Literature
A.A.; Lower Columbia College, B.A.; Washington State University, Masters in English-Rheotic and the Teaching of Writing, Northern Arizona University

Nadine Lemmons (2006), Business Technology & Administration
A.A.S., Lower Columbia College; B.A., George Fox University; M.B.A., Marylhurst University.

Peteris Livins, Ph.D. (2008), Physics, Mathematics
B.S., State University of New York Stonybrook; Ph.D., University of Virginia

David N. McCarthy, Ph.D. (1974), English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California—Santa Barbara

Brian Mack (2015), Fire Science

Jason Malozzi (2015), Mathematics
A.A., Harrisburg Area Community College; B.A., Penn State; M.S., Lehigh University

Jacqueline Marr (2010), Nursing
Microbiology Food & Drug Tech, Durham College; R.N. Mack School of Nursing; B.A., Chamberlain College of Nursing

Rhonda L. Meyers (1988), Biological Sciences
A.A., Lower Columbia College; B.S., Oregon State University; M.I.T., St. Martin’s University; M.L.S., University of Maryland

Lucas Myers (2011), Biological Sciences
B.A., Linfield College; Masters in Public Health, A.T. Still University, Masters in Anatomy/Physiology; New York Chiropractic College

Stefanie Neill (2008), Speech
B.S., North Dakota State University, Masters in Speech Comm, Colorado State University

Tamara R. Norton (1999), Nursing
A.A., Lower Columbia College; B.S.N. and M.S.N., Washington State University

Connie Ramos (2005), Nursing
A.A.S., Portland Community College; B.S.N., Regis University (Denver)

Cary W. Rhode (2005), Pre-College Education, Mathematics
B.S., University of Illinois, M.A., State University of New York Brockport

Elizabeth Richard (2015), Drama
B.A., City College; M.AA., Eastern Michigan University

Benjamino “Stefan” Rijnhart (2015), Computer Science
A.A., Lower Columbia College

Gary Roeske (2013), Automotive
A.A., Mount Hood Community College

David L. Rosi (2003), Computer Science
A.A., Lower Columbia College; B.A., Central Washington State University; B.A., Western Washington State University; M.S., Nova Southeastern University

Elena Ross (2008), PE
B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, Masters in Health Studies, University of Alabama

Morgan Salisbury (2016), Earth Science
B.S., University of Idaho; M.S., Central Washington University; Ph.D., Oregon State University

Shari Samuels, Ph.D., (2015), Mathematics
B.S.E., Chadron State College; M.A.E., Chadron State College; Ph.D., Montana State University

Courtney Shah, Ph.D. (2007), History
B.A., Duke University; M.A., Brandeis University; Ph.D., University of Houston

Nathan Shepherd (2015), Machine Trades
A.A., Lower Columbia College

Terri Skeie (1996), Mathematics
A.A., Lower Columbia College; B.A., The Evergreen State College

Kathy A. Stafford (2001), Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Washington State University

Jim C. Stanley (1999), Accounting
B.A., California State University; M.S., St. Cloud University

Michael J. Strayer (1980), Psychology, Sociology
B.A., The Evergreen State College; M.A., Whitworth College

Richard J. Swee (1993), Mathematics
B.S., M.A.T., University of Portland

Kam V. Todd (1994), Machine Trades, Manufacturing

Annette M. Ward (2004), Nursing
B.S.N, Oregon Health Sciences University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Nikki Warthen (2008), Nursing
B.S., University of San Fransisco; Nursing Education M.S.N., Grand Canyon University

Michal-Ann Watts (2008), Transitional Studies
A.A., Lower Columbia College, B.S., Saint Martin’s University, M.Ed./Curriculum and Instruction

Marguerite “Nonnie” Weaver (1995), Sociology, Psychology
B.A., Hunter College; M.S.W., Walla Walla College

Ann R. Williamson (1998), Early Childhood Education
B.S., Linfield College; M.Ed., City University

Adam J. Wolfer, Ph.D. (2000), Chemistry/Chemical Engineering
B.S. and M.S, Oregon State University; M.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., Oregon State University

Josie Zbaeren (2013), Early Childhood Education
A.A.; Lower Columbia College, B.S.; Kaplan University, Masters in Early Childhood Studies; Walden University



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