May 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog with Addendum 
    
2024-2025 Catalog with Addendum

Who We Are



Executive Officers

Mejia, Juan E.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Certificate, Texas State Technical College
B.S., Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi
M.Ed., Ed.D., Texas A&M University at Kingsville

Sheppard, Deana
Provost & Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs/ Chief Academic Officer
B.B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.S., University of Houston
Ed.D., Sam Houston State University

Andrews, Dennis Mitch
Vice President for Institutional Advancement/Chief Advancement Officer
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.F.A., University of Mississippi
M.P.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Lessner, Kimberly G.
Vice President for Operations/Chief Operations Officer
B.A., University of Missouri at Columbia

Van Cleef, Sarah E.
Vice President for Financial and Administrative Affairs/Chief Financial Officer
B.S., University of Houston at Clear Lake
M.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler
C.P.A., State of Texas

Fowler, Samuel Kevin
Executive Director for Regional Community Engagement
A.S., Trinity Valley Community College
B.B.A., Texas A&M University at Commerce
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Administrative Staff

Baggett, Danna L.
Director, Tutoring Services
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Ballard, Dana D.
Director, Campus Services
Certificate, Court Reporting Institute of Dallas

Boucher, John Cliff
Dean, Engineering, Math & Science
Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Bower, Judie D.
Senior Director, Development & Operations
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.B.A., Texas A&M University
M.B.A., Dallas Baptist University

Boyd, Jeremy L.
Assistant Director, Enrollment Support Services
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Brown, David
Director, Institutional Research and Analysis
B.S., University of North Texas
M.B.A., University of North Texas

Cantey, Mark Andrew
Director, Human Resources, Employee Relations - Governance & Compliance
B.A., J.D., Baylor University

Craver, Ken
Director, Distance Education
A.S., Kilgore College
B.A., Texas A&M University
M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Crenshaw, David
Assistant Controller
B.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Cuellar, Kristi L.
Director, IT Infrastructure
A.S., Tyler Junior College

Davis, Nancy P.
Foundation Accountant
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.B.A., Baylor University

Farrington, Susan
Director, Alumni Relations
B.A., University of Texas at Austin

Florey, Nanci
Director, Corporate Service Sales
M.A., Texas A&M University

Fontaine, Christopher
Executive Director, Academic Advising & Testing Services
A.A., Kilgore College
B.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M.S., Le Tourneau University

Funk, David K.
Director, Honors Program
A.A.S., Saint Louis Community College
B.F.A., Southern Illinois University
M.F.A., Utah State University

Garrett, Molly M.
Assistant Director, Financial Aid
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Gifford, Bradley A.
Director, TRIO Programs
A.S., Paris Junior College
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.A., Sam Houston State University

Greenbauer, Barbara
Director, Major Gifts and Special Initiatives
B.A., Ryerson University

Hartweg, Beau
Director, CESSE
B.S., Texas Christian University
M.Ed., University of Texas at Arlington
Ph.D., Texas Christian University

Hartweg, Kayla
Assistant Director, Family Learning Center
B.S., Texas Christian University

Hassell, Kaytee
Director, Information Technology Security
B.S., M.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Hawkins, D. Renee
Director, Student Support Services
B.S., Texas Tech University
M.A., University of New Mexico

Laird, Kim
Executive Director, Business Services
B.S. University of Texas at Dallas
M.B.A., Amberton University
Ed.D., Texas A&M University - Commerce

Logan, Steven
Director, Residential Life & Housing
B.A., Marquette University
M.SED., Indiana University System

Longshore, Keren
Assistant Director, Academic Advising Operations
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.S., Texas A&M Commerce

Mizzell, Claire
Director, Admissions
A.A., Kilgore College
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Murillo, Rose
Chief Human Resource Officer
Ed.D., University of Laverne
M.A., Azusa Pacific University
B.B.M., University of Phoenix

Nannen, Tampa J.
Dean of Students
B.A., Dallas Baptist University
M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
Ed.D., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Nichols, Richard
Dean, TJC North
BM, Bob Jones University
MBA, Louisiana State Univ - Shreveport
DMA, Ohio State Univ Main Campus

Olivier, Elizabeth
Dean, Nursing & Health Sciences/Interim Director/Department Chair, Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.S., University of Louisiana
M.H.S., Louisiana State University Health Science Center

Oxler, Cora Jean
Director, School District Partnerships
B.M., Hardin-Simmons University
M.M., Indiana University at Bloomington

Prihoda, Belinda
Director, Institutional Effectiveness
B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University
Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Commerce

Proudfoot, Don W.
Director, Small Business Development Center
B.A., West Virginia University
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Rapp, Margaret M.
Director, Disability Services
B.A., M.Ed., Vanderbilt University
L.P.C., Texas State Board Examiners Professional Counselors

Richey, Jim D.
Dean, HCFA
A.A., Northeast Texas Community College
B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Roberts, Michelle
Director, Contract Administration
B.B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Robinson, Augusta
Success Coach, TJC Promise
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., University of North Texas

Rogers, Jennifer
Assistant Director of Admissions
B.A, Stephen F. Austin State University
MA University of Houston

Ruelle, Maggie E.
Director, Learning Commons
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Sabota, Brittney
Director, Records-Reporting and Analytics/Registrar
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Seale, Michael
Chief of Police
A.S., Northeast Texas Community Coll.
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Sims, Emmanuel
Manager, Residential Housing/Ornelas Hall Complex
M.S., University of Central Arkansas

Smith, Chuck N.
Associate Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.B.A., Texas A&M University-Commerce

Stoner, Heath W.
Director, Ornelas Health and Physical Education Center
B.A., Oral Roberts University
M.B.A., Liberty University

Tilmon, Jessie L.
Associate Director, Academic Advising
A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Tyler, Lauren L.
Director, Student Life
B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Vest, Kevin
Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
B.A., Illinois College
M.A., Ashford University

Wallace, Brent
Dean, School of Continuing Studies
M.B.A., Dallas Baptist University

Welguisz, Amber
Director, Family Learning Center of Tyler
B.S., Ellis University
M.Ed., Arizona State University

Williams, Ricky Lee
Assistant Director, Housing Operations & Admin. Services
B.A., Southern New Hampshire University

Wiggins, Devon
Director, Financial Aid and Enrollment Support Services
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Williams, Tracey J.
Counselor/Learning Specialist
A.A., Central Texas College
B.S., Kansas State University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler
L.P.C., Texas State Board Examiners of Professional Counselors

Wong, William
Director, Advancement Operations and COO-TJC Foundation
B.S., University of Delaware
M.B.A., Wilmington University

Yarbrough, Denny K.
Coordinator, Registrar Records/State Reports
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Professional Staff

Acton, Stacey
Data Specialist-TRiO
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Alexander, Joshua
Coordinator, Hall Operations
BS, Stephen F Austin State University

Albritton, Larry
Tool Rm Inv Control Specialist
BS, University of Phoenix

Avance, Micah
Assistant Tennis Coach
M.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Barge, Stephen
End Point Systems Administrator
MS, Abilene Christian University

Barker, Anne Marie
Coordinator, Marketing Communications

Barker, Morgan
Academic Advisor
B.A., M.A., Angelo State University

Barnett, Timothy
Systems Administrator-Infrastructure
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Beam, Ethan
Director - Theatre Facilities
AA, Tyler Jr College, BA, Texas Tech University

Beaton, Tina
Interpreter/Captionist - Disability Services

Behee, Dawson
Manager of Enrollment
BBA, Texas A&M University

Bell-Castillo, Amy
Manager - Benefits & Retirement Programs
A.A., Kilgore Junior College
BS., University of Texas at Tyler

Bell, Rebecca Susie
Graphic Designer
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Bell-Castillo, Amy
Manager, Benefits & Retirement Programs
A.A., Kilgore College,
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Bennett, Kristi K.
Manager, Student Accounts Receivable
B.S., Le Tourneau University

Blackhurst, Dannika Marie
Coordinator, Honors Program
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Blair, Katherine H.
Services Desk Specialist
A.A. Kilgore College
B.A.A.S., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Bol, Jaquitta
Curriculum Support Specialist
A.A., Pierce College
B.S., Grand Canyon University

Bothwell, Steven James
Accounting Coordinator
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Boucher, Kelly C.
Biology Laboratory Specialist
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Brewer, Halee
Assistant Coach, Volleyball
B.S., Texas State University

Bridges, Mary
Biology Laboratory Specialist
B.A.A.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Brooks, Lynn
Learning Management Systems Administrator
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Burns, Megan
Manager, Scholarships & Rusk TJC Citizens Promise
A.S., Jacksonville College
B.S., East Texas Baptist University

Bush, Tracie
Coordinator, Academic Advising Support
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Cain, Cameron
Service Desk Specialist

Cantey, Kayla
Executive Administrative Assistant
Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs/Chief Academic Officer

B.S., Louisiana Tech University

Carson, Larry
System Administrator-Security
B.S., University of Florida

Chastain, Kim D.
Biology Laboratory Specialist
B.S., M.Ed. Lamar University

Clark, Christopher Seth
Assistant Director, Institutional Effectiveness
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.A., Sam Houston State University

Clark, Jake
Coordinator, Mail & Duplication Services
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Clark, Jayden
EOC Advisor/TRiO

Clinton, Cooper Lane
Academic Advisor
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Cobb, Rachel
Graphic Designer/Graphics Production Coordinator
B.F.A., Louisiana Tech University

Cole, Darlene
Student Support Specialist-Perkins CTE Success Center
B.A.A.S., Texas A&M University-Commerce

Cole, Lisa
Biology Laboratory Specialist
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Corino, Valentina
Specialist, Testing Center
A.A. Tyler Junior College

Cornelio, Josue
Security Analyst
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Cowles, Darcelle
Application Support Analyst, Financial Aid
A.A., Kilgore College
B.A.A.S., Dallas Baptist University

Cummins, Katrina
Manager, Talent Acquisition
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Daniel, Amy Marie
Duration Lab Specialist
B.S. Louisiana Technology University

Dale, Dickey T.
Biology Laboratory Specialist
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Davis, Brady
Redshirt Program Coach, Football
B.S., Illinois State University

Day, Alicia
College Success Coach
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Dillman, Tina L.
Interpreter/Coordinator, Hearing Loss Services
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.A.A.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.Ed., University of Phoenix
CINTP, Texas Commission for Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Donohoe, Jacob
Redshirt Program Coach
B.S., M.S., Illinois State University

Dorantes, Enrique
System Administrator-Application Stacks
A.A.S., Northeast Texas Community College

Dorman, Alexander
Manager, Ornelas Hall Area Coordinator

Drahem, Zachary L.
Service Desk Specialist
A.S., Dallas College

Driskill, Paige
Academic Advisor
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Dublin, Tina L.
Financial Aid Verification Specialist
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Eichenberger, Aeriel
Academic Advisor II, Early College, High School & Dual Credit
A.S., Dallas College
B.A., University of Houston
M.A., Dallas Theological Seminary

Estima, Samantha
Success Coach - TJC Promise
M.S., Kansas State University

Evans, Catherine Christy
Assistant Director/Choreographer, Apache Belles
B.S., University of Louisiana
M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler

Fauss, Hannah Ruth
Coordinator, Prospective & New Student Onboarding
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Finn, Nathan P.
Assistant Coach, Baseball

Flores, Raynaldo
Interpreter/Captionist

Foster, Rachel
Veteran Benefits Specialist

Franks, Shelley R.
Financial Aid Officer/Grants
B.S., Southwestern University

Freeman, Michele L
Data/Grant Coordinator, Perkins Grant and Adult Student Services
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Fuller, Jasmine
Coordinator, Institutional Advancement

Fuller, Sherry
Director, Career Education Services
B.S., M.A., Stephen F Austin State University

Funk, Christie
Manager, Graphic Production/Design
B.F.A., University of Illinois/Urbana Campus

Gamueda, Breeana K.
Assistant Coach, Volleyball
B.S., University of South Carolina

Garcia, Esli
IT Security Analyst
A.S., Tyler Junior College

Gibbs, Rayon
Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach

Gill, Alyssa
Coordinator, Academic Affairs
B.S., Colorado Christian University
M.P.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Gilley, Suzanne
Specialist, Testing Center
B.F.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Goad, Susan Kay
Biology Laboratory Specialist
A.A.S., B.S., Tyler Junior College

Gordon, Clinton L.
Manager, IT Service Desk
B.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Gottshalk, Bradley
Small Business Development Center, Business Advisor
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Granville, Faith C.
Academic Advisor
B.S., Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Hale, Darrianne K.
Assistant Coach, Softball
B.S., University of Louisville

Hall, Clay A.
Data Analyst
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Hanna, Leah M.
Supervisor, Accounts Payable
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Harris, Samantha J.
Academic Advisor
B.S., M.S., Texas Tech University

Hart, Shanna-Natasha M.
Degree Audit Specialist
A.A., Jacksonville College
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.A., East Texas Baptist University

Henderson, Eric
Assistant Coach, Softball
B.B.A., M.Ed., West Texas A&M University

Hicks, Nicole Marie
Technical Trainer & Documentation Coordinator, OTS
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Hight, Brooke Lee
Coordinator, Early College High School
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Hill, Thomas
Enrollment Navigator
B.A., Duke University

Holcomb, Debra
Executive Assistant to the President/CEO

Holcomb, Joshua D.
System Administrator, Infrastructure

Hollen, Lukus
System Administrator, Infrastructure
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Holmquist, Victoria E.
Transfer Articulation Specialist
M.E.D., Florida Atlantic University

House, Matthew
Specialist, IT Service Desk

Hudson, Chelsea
Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball
B.S., M.Ed., Tennessee State University

Hurd, Charles Wesley
Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball

Ibarra, Caitlin Marrissa
Coordinator, Student Life
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Jackson, Ishmael Roy
Service Desk Specialist

Jacobson, Tanner
Head Football Coach
B.S., Brigham Young University

James, Amber
Success Coach
M.Ed., Lamar University

Johnson, Jennifer M
Manager, Dental Studies
B.S., Wayland Baptist University

Johnson, Kerry Lee
Digitization Project Manager

Keelin, Neena S.
Coordinator, Center for Anatomy and Physiology
B.S., M.S., M. Ed., Rani Durgavati University

Kent, Todd Allen
Multimedia Production Specialist

Knous, Bryan Timothy
Career Planning Specialist
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Lamb, Mark A
Law Enforcement Academy Instructor

Lenz, Haley
Data Analyst
B.B.A., University of Oklahoma - Norman

Lesser, Juan Augustin
Specialist, Student Life

Leven, Karina
Enrollment Navigator
B.S., University of Texas at El Paso
M.S., University of Texas at El Paso

Louis, Terrence
Redshirt Program Coach, Football
B.S., M.S., Grambling State University

Lyon, Mechelle A.
Program Development Manager, Community Services

Malmstrom, Alison
Data Analyst
B.S., Texas State University

Manganiello, Maria Theresa
Project Coordinator
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Maples, Tracey
Biology Laboratory Specialist
B.S., Le Tourneau University

Martin, Amber L.
Academic Advisor
B.A., California State University

Martinez, Peggy
Data Specialist, TRiO
B.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Mass, Emily C.
Coordinator, Scholarships

Mayo, Stephanie
Coordinator, Dual Credit Enrollment
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

McAuley, Suzette M.
Skills Lab Coordinator, AND
B.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

McCauley, Jaqwan J.
Manager, Residential Housing
B.S., University of North Dakota

McCown, Shauna
Instructional Designer
B.S., Louisiana Tech University
M.S., Texas A&M University-Commerce

McCullough, Tamika
Coordinator, TSI & Registrar’s Office
B.G.S., Texas A&M University at Commerce

McGlumphy, John
Manager-IT Solutions
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

McKenzie, Daniel
Manager, LC Patron Services
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

McWilliams, Bryce
Director, Theatre Facilities
B.A., East Texas Baptist University

Medina, Jazmin E.
Educational Opportunity Center Advisor, TRiO
A.A., Galveston College

Miller, Lauren K.
Senior Accountant
B.B.A., Texas Tech University

Moreno, Nicolas G.
Academic Advisor III/Senior Academic Advisor
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Morrison, Gayla
Business Advisor, SBDC-Cares Grant
B.A., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Morrison, Jo Beth
Coordinator, Donor Relations
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Morrison, Tina
Manager, Distance Education Services

Moses, Katie
Director, Professional Development
B.S., M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin State University

Mullinix, Elise
Editorial Manager
B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Naftanel, Allyson
Manager, Donor Relations & Special Events
B.S., Texas A&M University

Newman, Julie
Facilities & Construction, Records Manager

Nittmo, Madeleine
Outreach Services Librarian
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.L.S., Texas Women’s University

Odom, Hanna
Academic Advisor
B.A., Stephen F Austin

Charles, Parker
International Student Admissions Specialist
B.S., Indiana State University

Perez, Carlos Eduardo
End Point Systems Administration
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Perez, Jose Alex
Operations Manager, Continuing Education
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Perez, Tiffany B.
Coordinator, Govern/Compliance
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Perry, Rachel
Senior Systems Administrator, ERP
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.A.A.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Pierson, Leif E.
Reference/Serials Librarian
B.A., Mercer University
M.A., Abilene Christian University
M.S., University of North Texas
M.A., Texas Tech University

Provencher, Katie Breanne
Academic Advisor

Prewitt, Paul
Director, Annual Giving
B.B.A., University of Arkansas

Pruden, Shannon
Director, Annual Giving
M.F.A. Full Sail Real World Education

Rathbun, Pamela J.
Manager, Marketing Implementation
B.A., Texas Tech University

Rendon, Rudolph
Director, TJC law Enforcement Academy
B.A., University of Houston

Rhodes, Benjamin
Operations Manager/Liaison-TJC North
B.A., Blackburn College

Richardson, Amanda
Instructional Designer
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., Texas Woman’s University

Richie, Scott A.
Record, Accreditation, Clergy, Grant Manager

Riley, Brittani
Associate Registrar
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M. S., University of Texas at Tyler

Roberson, Rose M.
Manager-Transcript Articulation
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M.B.A., Walden University

Roberts, Joshua L.
Manager, Residential Housing
B.G.S., Texas A&M University-Commerce

Rocco, Michelle
Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.S., Western Illinois University
M.S., Western Michigan University

Rodgers, Casey
Academic Advisor
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Rose, Tammy
Head Coach, TJC Cheerleaders
B.A., Grace College

Ruppenthal, Michael
Assistant Coach, Baseball
B.S., M.B.A., Southeastern University

Sanders, Debra
Educational Opportunity Center Coordinator, TRiO Program
A.A.S., Kilgore College
B.A.A.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Saucedo, Michelle
SBDC Business Advisor
M.B.A., University of Colorado Systems

Schneider, Kenneth
Marketing Copywriter
B.A., Texas Tech University

Short, Holly Lynn
Biology Laboratory Specialist
A.S., Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Silvey, Holden Ryan
System Administration-Application Stacks

Simmons, Natasha
Specialist, Dental Hygiene Clinic

Sloan, Elizabeth
Financial Aid Officer-Verification/TJC Promise Liaison
B.A., University of Oklahoma-Norman

Sloan, Sarah
Academic Advisor
B.A., University of Oklahoma-Norman

Sloan, Jonathan
Accounting Coordinator, Housing
B.B.A., Evangel University

Sluder, Danni
Transcript Records Technician
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Smeester, Anthony
Accounting Coordinator, Foundation
B.S., Le Tourneau University

Smith, Alecia E
Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball
M.A., Concordia University

Smith, Lillian
Collections Development Librarian
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M.L.S., Texas Woman’s University

Smith, Mark
Assistant Director, Testing Services
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Solorza, Amanda
Biology Laboratory Specialist
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Speer, Carolyn Cassi
Academic Advisor III
B.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Stiles, Nathan Matthew
Liaison Librarian to the School of PTP
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.L.S., Texas Woman’s University

Stone, Anita
Office Coordinator/Manager-Strategic Operations

Sturgill, Thomas D.
Service Desk Specialist
B.A., Liberty University

Stuart, Richard
System Administrator, Audio Visual
A.A.S., South Seattle Community College

Sulser, Chris
Project/Product Manager

Swanson, John A.
Academic Advisor
B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Tafisi, Falekaono
Redshirt Program Coach, Football
B.A., Adams State University

Talcott, Derek
Coordinator, Recreational Sports and Camps
B.S., University of Rio Grande

Tamanaha, Kathryn
Red Shirt Program Specialist, Women’s Soccer
B.A., University of Central Arkansas
M.B.A., Harding University

Teel, Madeline M.
Manager. Talent Acquisition
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Thompson, Katherine Rose
Specialist, Financial Aid

Van Schuyver, Terri
Biology Laboratory Specialist
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Walker, Tracy
Interpreter/Captionist

Walters, Logan Cole
Coordinator, Career & Technical Workforce Dual Credit

Watkins, Toni K.
Accounting Coordinator, Third Party Billing

Watts, Kerri M.
Program Development Manager, CE
B.S., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Webster, Elizabeth D.
Records & Registration Specialist
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Weeks, Kelsi M.
Assistant Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.S., Texas A&M University-Commerce

Wells, Casey L.
Financial Aid Officer/Loans

Wells, Jackson
End Point Systems Administration

Wheeler, Joshua H.
Systems Administrator-Application Stacks
A.S., Tyler Junior College

Wiggins, Adam
Associate Director - Enrollment Operations
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Williams, Adam
Manger/Operations Coordinator OHPE
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Williams, Reginald (BJ)
Coordinator, Student Conduct
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.A.A.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Williams, Ronnie
Manager, Data Services
B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin

Winford, Kimberlee
Transcript Articulation Specialist
A.A., Blinn College at Brenham
B.A., Sam Houston State University
M.A., Prairie View A&M University

Wood, Shelby Lain
Senior Academic Advisor

Wright, Jeffrey Thomas
Web Specialist
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Wynne, Karen
Biology Laboratory Specialist
B.S., Texas State University

Yazell, Tex R
System Administration, Audio Visual
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Yochum, John
Senior Network Engineer
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Yost, Michele R.
Coordinator, Payroll Services

Young, Carol R
Accountant
B.B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
B.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Zapata, Loammi
Success Coach, TJC Promise
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Zurawski, Lindsay L.
Manager, Donor Relations/Special Events
B.F.A., Texas State University

Full-time Professors

Adams, Julie
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S., Austin Peay State University
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University
N.P., University of Texas at Arlington

Adams, Robert
Professor, Emergency Medical Service Professions

Airheart, Eddie
Assistant Director Bands/Professor, Woodwinds
M.M, D.M.A., Texas Christian University

Akin, Jeff
Professor/ Coordinator, Fire Protection Technology
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Albright, Jamie
Professor, English
MA, University of Nevada - Reno

Alexander, Chelsea
Professor, English
B.A., Louisiana State University at Shreveport
M.A., University of Connecticut

Alger, Ramona R.
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., Houghton College
M.A., Wake Forest University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Allen, Aida
Professor - Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Texas A&M At Commerce

Allen, Cindy L.
Professor, Learning Framework
B.S., M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler

Andrews, Joan H.
Professor, Speech
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.F.A., University of Mississippi
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Anderson. Robert D.
Professor, Computer Network Information Technology
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Anglin, Karen L.
Professor, TSI Mathematics
B.S., Tarleton State University
M.S., Texas A&M University

Armstrong, Dijana
Professor, Mathematics
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A.A.S., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Ashley, Meredith
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler
M.S.N., Lamar University

Avila, Gilberto
Professor, Heating A/C & Refrigeration Technology
AAS, Tyler Jr College

Bahr, Dawn
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
M.S.N., Drexel University

Baker, Bryan A.
Prof/Dept Chair, Welding Tech/Dept Chair, Automotive
A.A.A.S., Eastfield College
W.E., American Welding Society
B.S., M.Ed., University of North Texas

Baker, Lisa A.
Professor, Medical Laboratory Technology
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Baltz, Hilary
Professor, Communication Studies
B.S., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Bateman, Judi B.
Professor, Humanities
B.A., Baylor University
M.L.A., Southern Methodist University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Bayless, Benjamin
Professor, Engineering Design Technology
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Bean, Pamela
Professor, Biology
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Beckham, Wendy G.
Professor, Biology/Department Chair, Life Sciences
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
B.S.N., M.Ed.., University of Texas at Tyler

Bell, Micah
Professor, Music/Trumpet & Jazz
B.M., M.M. Texas Christian University

Belt, Donna E.
Professor, History
B.S., Kansas State University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Bennett, Matthew
Professor, English
B.A., M.A., Sam Houston State University

Betts, James Gordon
Professor, Biology
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Bibby, Rebecca
Professor, Biology–Nutrition and Diet Therapy
B.S., M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Bishop, Michael
Professor/Coordinator, Public Administration
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.B.A., Le Tourneau University

Bitzenhofer, Jamie
Professor, Government
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M.A., University of Bologna

Blaine, Don L.
Professor, Business Management
B.B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Bolin, James
Professor, Computer Information Systems
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Booth, Janet K.
Professor, Medical Office Management
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., Texas A&M University

Boren, Robert
Director of Choral Music
B.M., M.M., Stephen F. Austin State University

Borland, Jeffries
Professor, Government
B.A., M.P.A., Western Kentucky University
PhD., University of Mississippi

Borum, Traci L.
Professor, English
B.A., Dallas Baptist University
M.Ed., University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Brach, Jane K.
Professor, Biology
B.S., State University of New York at Albany
M.S., University of Miami

Breckel, Caron K.
Professor, Health Information Technology
A.A.S., Wharton County Junior College
B.S., The University of Texas Medical Branch

Briscoe, David G.
Professor, Automotive Technology/High School Dual Credit Coordinator
A.A.S., Brookhaven College
A.S.E.-M., National Institute of Auto Service Excellence

Brooks, Jennifer
Professor, Vocational Nursing
M.S., University of Texas at Arlington

Bruckwicki, Joan S.
Professor, English
B.A., M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin State University

Bruxvoort, Abigail
Professor, Humanities/Philosophy
B.A., Houghton College
M.A., Northwestern University

Burnette, Jerril
Professor, History
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Button, Ryan L.
Professor, Sociology/ Assistant Director, Honors Program
B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.A., Kansas State University
Ph.D., Kansas State University

Byrd, Goldie
Clinical Professor, Radiologic Technology
A.S., Kettering College of Medical Arts

Caddell, Jack R.
Professor, Kinesiology & Human Performance
A.A.S., Eastfield College
B.A., M.A., Prescott College
M.Ed., Texas A&M University

Calcote, Billy E.
Professor/Coordinator, Electrical/Electronic Controls Technology
A.A.S., DeVry University in Illinois

Callender, Casey R.
Professor, Game and Simulation Development
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Camp, Dessie
Professor, Mathematics
B.S., Texas A&M University

Campbell, Brandon
Professor, Economics
B.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Carter, Nancy
Professor, Economics
B.S., M.S., New Mexico State University

Casstevens, Anna
Professor, Education
B.S., M.Ed., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Cates, Dale G.
Professor, Biology
B.A., University of Texas at Austin
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Cato, Nerissa
Professor - Vocational Nurse
B.A., University of Texas at Austin
MSN, Univ of Texas at Arlington

Chaney, Christopher
Professor, History
B.A., Southwestern Oklahoma State University
M.A., Ph.D., Oklahoma City University Medical Center

Chaneyworth, Haley
Professor, Diagnostic Medical Sonography
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Chapa, Daniel
Professor, Music/Euphonium & Tuba
B.M., Louisiana State University System
M.M., D.M.A., University of North Texas

Chappa, Chris L.
Professor/Department Chair, Mathematics
B.S., Centenary College of Louisiana
M.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Cheeseman, Suzanne M.
Professor/Coordinator, Associate Degree Nursing (Jacksonville)
M.S., Texas Woman’s University

Chichisan, Alice
Professor, Mathematics
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Aquinas College
M.A., Western Michigan University

Chiisholm, Jessica
Professor, Vocational Nursing
BSN, University of West Florida
MSN, University of West Florida

Clements, Steven C.
Professor, Kinesiology & Human Performance/ Men’s Soccer Coach
B.S., Mississippi State University

Cobb, Kelly A.
Program Director, Clinical Simulation
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

Coleman, Allana
Professor, Vocational Nursing
MBA, Grand Canyon University
MSN, Grand Canyon University

Collier, Christopher
Professor, Government
MPA, Texas Southern University

Connell, John-Paul
Professor, Health & Kinesiology/Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., Texas A&M University
M.ED., University of Texas at Tyler

Coon, Jennifer
Professor, Accounting
B.B.A., M.P.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Cooper, Catherine
Professor, Veterinary Technician
DVM, American InterContinental University

Coplan, Patricia W.
Professor/Coordinator, Paralegal
B.S., Henderson State University
J.D., University of Arkansas Main Campus

Corvera, Eduardo
Professor, English
MFA, University of California - San Diego

Cotter, Kirby L.
Professor, Automotive Technology
Certificate, Grayson County College
A.A.S., Brookhaven College
A.S.E.-M., National Institute of Auto Service Excellence

Council, Jennifer
Professor, Veterinary Technology
A.A.S., Dallas County Community College
B.A.S., Tarleton State University

Crawford, David W.
Professor, Theatre
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S., University of North Texas
M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Crean, Jeffrey
Professor, History
B.A., Princeton University
M.A., University of Illinois-Urbana
M.A., Marquette University
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Daniels, Rebecca
Professor, Vocational Nursing
B.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

Davila, Arturo
Professor, Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Davis, Andrew
Professor, TSI Mathematics
B.S., Trinity Western University
M.A., Washington University
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Davis, Christopher
Professor, English
A.A., Foothill College
B.S., M.S., Utah State University

Davis, Cullen
Professor, Economics
B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.A., San Diego State University

Davis, Jacob L.
Professor, Theatre
B.A., Texas Tech University
M.F.A., University of Houston

Delaney, Jack
Professor, EMS Professions
A.A.S., North Central Texas College

Delk, Gigi
Professor, Computer Information Systems/ Gaming and Simulation Development
B.B.A., Southern Arkansas University
M.S., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Devereux, Charlotte Kay
Professor/Coordinator, Vocational Nursing
Certificate, VN, Tyler Junior College
B.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler
M.S., Independence University

Dickerson, David
Professor, English
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., University of Oklahoma at Norman
M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Dickerson, Kasi
Professor, Communications
A.A., Kilgore College
B.A., M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Dougherty, Caroline
Professor, Gaming & Simulation Development
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Dublin, Karan
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
A.A., A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S.N., M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler

Duck, Jennifer
Professor, Vocational Nursing
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

Dudley, Rebekah
Professor, Culinary Arts
B.S., New Mexico State University

Dunlap, Chance A.
Professor, Art
B.F.A., Southeastern Oklahoma State University
M.F.A., University of North Texas

Duplechain, Brian
Professor, Biology
B.S., University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
M.S., Texas A&M University-Commerce

Edinger, Joshua
Professor, Business Management
A.A.S., Kilgore College
B.A.A.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Eichelberger, Jonathan
Professor, Respiratory Care
A.A., A.A.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Elam, Matthew E.
Professor, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Elliott, Verica
Professor, Government
B.S., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Elueze, Catherine
Professor, Chemistry
B.A., Knox College
Ph.D., Purdue University

Englebrecht, Cheryl
Professor, English
B.A., Biola University
M.A., Southern New Hampshire University
M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Eppich, Keith
Professor, History
B.A., LA State University & A&M College
M.A., San Diego State University
M.Ed., University of Florida
Ph.D., Southern Methodist University

Escobedo, Nanci
Professor, Business/Business Management
B.B.A., M.P.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Esmaeili, Foad
Professor, Government
B.S., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Faltesek, Donnie
Professor, English
B.G.S., University of Houston
M.A., Sam Houston State University

Faulds-Howard, Becky F.
Professor, Speech/Theatre
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., Dallas Baptist University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Feistner, Casey
Professor, Surgical Technology
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Flatt, Micheal W.
Professor, TSI Mathematics
A.S., Paris Junior College
B.S., Texas A&M University at Commerce
M.Ed., Lamar University

Flores, Chelsie
Professor, Biology
B.S., D.C.H., Parker University

Flores, Emmanuel
Professor, Music
B.M., Univ of Texas at Arlington
M.M., University of North Texas

Fowler, Cory D.
Professor, Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Franks, M’Lissa Kristi
Professor, Dance
B.A., Texas Tech University

Gaddis, Cindy J.
Professor, Learning Framework
A.A.S., Kilgore College
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler

Gaqi, Gjergji
Professor, Music/Piano
B.A., Colby College
M.M., D.M.A., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Garcia, Cathy D.
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University
M.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

Garner, Jennifer C.
Professor/Academic Field Work Coordinator, Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.S., Texas Woman’s University
M.S., Texas A&M University-Commerce

Goldman, Brandi
Professor, Kinesiology & Human Performance
A.A., Hutchinson Community College
B.S., Texas Tech University

Golightly, Colby
Professor, Automotive Technology
A.A., Tyler Junior College

Goode, Mindy R.
Clinical Professor, Radiologic Technology
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Gordon, Matthew
Professor, Health and Kinesiology/Assistant Football Coach
B.S., Concord University
M.Ed., Tarleton State University

Gould, Tracy D.
Professor, Ophthalmic Medical Assisting/HIT/Co- Department Chair, Ophthalmic Medical Assisting
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Gray, Derik G.
Professor/ Coordinator, Communications and Student Media
A.S., Panola College
B.S., Texas A&M University at Commerce
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Green, Steve E.
Professor, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Gregory, Pamela S.
Professor, Biology
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S., M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Greschuk, Chris M.
Professor/ Coordinator, Power Plant Technology
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S., M.S., University of Texas at Arlington

Griffin, James T.
Professor, Welding
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Groth, Jon J.
Professor, Health and Kinesiology
A.A., Cuyahoga Community College
B.S., University of New Orleans
M.Ed., Georgia Southern University
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Guthrie, Debra
Professor, Vocational Nursing
B.A., M.A., Texas Tech University
B.S.N., U.T. Health Sciences Center-San Antonio
M.S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Hall, Justin L.
Professor, Kinesiology & Human Performance
B.S., M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin State University

Hall, Kalie
Professor, Diagnostic Echo
A.A.S., Lamar Institute of Technology

Hamilton, LaRhonda
Professor, Criminal Justice
B.S., M.S., University of Phoenix

Hampton, Adrienne
Professor, Mass Communication
B.S., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Hamrick, Ashley
Professor, Vocational Nursing
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Hanke, Jordan P.
Professor, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Northern Illinois University

Hanna, Carolyn E.
Professor/Department Chair, Dance/Director, TJC Academy of Dance
B.F.A., Julliard School

Harriss, Misti
Professor, Business Management
B.B.A., Baylor University
M.B.A., University of North Texas

Hasley, Joy F.
Professor, Mathematics
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., Texas Woman’s University
M.A., Miami University

Hathcote, Andrea
Professor, Learning Framework
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin State University
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Havlak, Ashlee
Professor, English
B.A., Texas A&M University
M.A., Angelo State University

Haynes, Alyssa
Professor/Department Chair, English
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M.Ed., Texas A&M University-Commerce

Herington, Jay W.
Professor, Biology/Coordinator, Biology Laboratory
A.S., South Plains College
B.S., Texas Tech University
M.S., West Texas A&M University

Herrera, Austin
Professor, English
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Hicks, Janette
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
A.A.S., Paris Junior College
B.S.N., West Texas A&M University

Hicks- Eisenbacher, Kayla
Professor, Health and Kines
B.A., Buena Vista University
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Hindman, M’Liss
Professor, Speech
B.A., Texas Tech University
M.A., University of Houston

Hoard, Trenia T.
Professor, Kinesiology & Human Performance/Women’s Basketball Coach
B.S., M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Hobbs, Carrie L.
Professor/Department Chair, Dental Studies
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler

Hoerth, Jackson
Professor, Philosophy
B.A., University of Texas Rio Grande
M.A., Texas A&M University

Hooten, James Tom
Professor, Physics/Department Chair, Physical Science/Academic Advisor, CESSE
B.S., Ed.D., Texas A&M University at Commerce
M.S., Vanderbilt University

Hopkins, Pamela
Professor, Vocational Nursing
A.A.S., Trinity Valley Community College
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S., B.S.N., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Horton, Christina
Professor, Dental Hygiene
A.A.S., Trinity Valley Community College
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., Texas Woman’s University

Howard, Cory V.
Professor, Psychology
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., University of Texas at Austin
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Howe, Ronda
Professor, Chemistry
M.S., University of Texas at Arlington

Howell, Kristy
Professor, Dental Hygiene
A.A.S., B.S., Tyler Junior College

Hubbard, David W.
Professor, Sociology
A.A., Trinity Valley Community College
B.A., Baylor University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler
Ed.D., Capella University

Hudson, Lillian Denise.
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
A.D.N., McLennan Community College
B.S.N., University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
M.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

Ippolito, Al
Professor, Speech
B.S., M.S., Syracuse University

Ivy, Jeanne E.
Professor, Psychology
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler
L.P.A., Texas State Board Examiners of Psychologists

Jenkins, Joy
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
A.A., Jones County Junior College
B.S.N., University of Mississippi
M.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington

Jennings, Jennifer
Professor, Humanities and Philosophy
B.A., Oklahoma State University at Stillwater
M.A., Texas A&M at Commerce

Jerkins, Jae L.
Professor, Humanities and Philosophy
B.A., University of Central Florida
M.A., M.A.H., Florida State University

Jernigan, Judy G.
Professor, Computer Information Systems
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Johnson, Jill
Professor, English
B.A., M.A., Liberty University
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Johnson, Willace E.
Professor/Department Chair, Surveying & Geomatics, Department Chair, Engineering Design Technology
Certificate, A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., Hardin-Simmons University
R.P.L.S., Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying

Johnston, Susie
Professor, TSI Reading
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S., University of Texas at Austin
M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler

Jones, Orry W.
Professor, Welding Technology
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Jones, Paul
Professor, Art
A.A., Cedar Valley College
B.F.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M.F.A., University of North Texas

Kelley, Deborah
Professor, Psychology
B.A., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler
L.P.A., Texas State Board Examiners of Psychologists
L.P.C., Texas State Board Examiners of Professional Counselors
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Kelley, Maggie E.
Professor, Health Information Technology/ Medical Transcription
B.S., Texas State University

Kersh, Shelley
Professor, Computer & Networking Information Technology
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Khosrowshahi, Manouchehr
Professor, Government
B.A., National University of Iran
M.A., Tehran University
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Kilgore, Genny L.
Professor, Vocational Nursing
Certificate Vocational Nursing, Tyler Junior College

Kimball, Michal Elizabeth
Professor, Occupational Therapy Asst/Skills Lab Asst.
A.A., Trinity Valley Community College
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.B.A., Baylor University

Kimlicko, Frank
Professor, Music
B.M., University of North Texas
M.M., Southern Methodist University

Kirst, Kristine
Professor, Visual Communications
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.A., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Kitchen, Lance
Professor, Visual Communications
B.A.A.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Knapp, Nathan
Professor, English
M.A., Carlton University-Ottawa

Korich, Brenda L.
Professor, Surgical Technology
A.A., Anne Arundel Community College
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Kravetz, Melissa L.
Professor, Dental Hygiene
B.S., Texas Women’s University

Kyser, Sharon
Professor, History
B.A., University of California-Los Angeles
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Lafferty, Jeannie M.
Professor, Biology
B.S., M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Lancaster, Billy
Professor, English
B.A., East Texas Baptist University
M.A., Texas State University
Ph.D., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Lary, Berneita
Professor, Vocational Nursing

Lassanske, Stephanie A.
Professor, Social Work/Sociology/Department Chair Behavioral Sciences
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., B.S.W., University of North Texas
M.S.S.W., University of Texas at Arlington

Lay, Lorri L.
Professor, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

LeBarron, Amber J.
Professor/ Coordinator, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

Ledet, James A.
Professor/Coordinator, Public Administration
M.A., Dallas Baptist University

Leighman, Amy A.
Academic Coordinator, Clinical Education, Physical Therapy Assistant
B.S., Texas State University

Lesh, Andrew
Professor, English
B.A., M.A., Coastal Carolina University
M.A., Butler University

Lewis, Ashleigh B.
Professor, Learning Framework
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.Ed., Angelo State University

Liles, Justin
Professor, History
B.A., M.A., University of North Texas
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Loff, Patricia
Professor/Program Director, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
M.S.N., Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi

Luce, Sara R.
Professor, Vocational Nursing
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Macpherson, Edmund
Professor, Mathematics/Engineering
B.S., University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign
M.S., University of North Texas

Marquis, Mike D.
Professor, Kinesiology & Human Performance/Men’s Basketball Coach
A.A., Marshalltown Community College
B.A., Grand View College

Marsh, E Dewayne
Professor, Respiratory Care
Certificate, A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Matson, Larry
Professor/Department Chair, Culinary Arts
A.A.S., San Jacinto College Central
B.S., University of Houston
M.B.A., Our Lady of the Lake University

Mayo, Lorin
Professor, Government
B.B.A., University of North Texas
M.Ed., Sam Houston State University
D.P.A., Westchester University of Pennsylvania

McCauley, Jan B.
Professor, History/Government
B.A., Texas A&M University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

McClendon, David F.
Professor, Government
B.A., Texas A&M University at Commerce
M.A., Texas Christian University

McClenny, Hayley
Professor, English
B.A., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

McCormack, Jerry S.
Professor, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

McDermott, Paula
Professor, Art
B.F.A., M.F.A., University of Texas at Tyler

McGaha, Zelia S.
Professor/Department Chair, Medical Laboratory Technology
B.S., East Central University
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

McGowan, Tom F.
Professor, Music/Director of Percussion Studies
B.M., M.A., Eastern Illinois University

McGuire, Frank Eddy
Professor, Kinesiology & Human Performance/Trainer, Intercollegiate Athletics
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin State University

McLain, Keitha
Professor, Biology
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
M. Ed., University of Texas at Tyler

Melius, Christine B.
Director/Department Chair, Physical Therapist Assistant
M.S., D.P.T., University of Texas Health Sciences Center/San Antonio

Mensch, Heather R.
Professor/Department Chair, Music
B.M., University of Kentucky
M.Ed., Houston Baptist University

Mettlen, Julie L.
Professor/Program Director, Dental Studies BSDH
A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Miles, Scotty W.
Professor, Emergency Medical Service Professions
A.A.S., Kilgore College
B.A.A.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Miller, Rachel
Professor, Medical Laboratory Technology
A.A., Trinity Valley Community College
B.S., The University of Texas Medical Branch

Mimms, Dalia
Professor, Humanities
B.F.A., M.F.A., Alexandria University, Egypt

Minkel, Regan A.
Professor, English
B.A., Colorado State University
M.A., Angelo State University

Moore, Bridget R.
Professor, English
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler
Ph.D., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Moran, Kay Lynn
Professor, Teacher Education
B.S., M.Ed., University of Houston

Murray, Kathrine
Professor/Department Chair, Mathematics
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.S., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Nachman, Angela
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler
M.S.N., Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Nash, Max
Professor, Psychology/Sociology
A.A., A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., M.A., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler
Ed.D., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Nelson, Griffin T.
Professor, Philosophy
M.A., Kent State University Main Campus
Ph.D., Marquette University

Noll, John P.
Professor, Biology
B.S., University of Houston
M.S., Texas A&M University

Norrell, Stacey E.
Professor/Clinical Coordinator, Dental Hygiene
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.A.A.S., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Nugen, Robert
Professor, TSI Mathematics
B.S., Concord College
M.S., University of Missouri-Columbia
Ph.D., Northcentral University

Olson, Rebecca
Professor, Psychology
B.A., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Owens, Barbara
Professor, Government
B.S., M.R.C.P., University of Oklahoma-Norman
M.Ed., Grand Canyon University

Owens, Jeffrey
Professor, History/Department Chair, History/ Geography
B.F.A., University of North Texas
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler
Ph.D., Louisiana State University & A&M College

Owens, Rebecca A.
Professor, Geology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Parsons, Doug G.
Professor, Physics
B.S., Angelo State University
M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Parsons, Jennifer K.
Professor, Engineering/Physics
B.S., Angelo State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Arizona

Parsons, Kahne R.
Professor, History
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.A., University of New Orleans
Ph.D., Tulane University

Patterson, Diana
Skills Lab Coordinator, Associate Degree Nursing

Perry, Austin D.
Professor, Computer Information Systems
B.B.A., M.S., Texas A&M University

Perry, Jonathan Todd
Professor/Coordinator, Automotive Technology
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
A.S.E.-M., National Institute of Auto Service Excellence

Perry, Stormie
Professor/Department Chair, Surgical Technology
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Phillips, Carla L.
Professor/Clinical Coordinator, Diagnostic Medical Sonography
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Plucinski, Kristin
Professor, Industrial Maintenance Technology
A.A.S., University of Wisconsin College
B.S., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Poe, Megan
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
A.A.S., Kilgore College
B.A., University of Texas at Arlington

Porter, Angela O.
Professor, Speech
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Powell, Erica N.
Professor/Department Chair, Learning Framework
B.A., M.Ed., Texas A&M University
Ed.D., Texas Tech University

Praytor, Charles D.
Professor, Piano/Music
B.M., M.M., University of Texas at Arlington

Prince, Khristie
Professor, Learning Framework/Speech
B.A., Xavier University of Louisiana
M.S., University of North Texas

Pritchard, Danielle
Professor, Biology
B.S., Texas State University

Provencher, Anne W.
Professor/Department Chair, Kinesiology & Human Performance
B.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Prue, Rory
Professor/Department Chair, EMS Professions/AHA Coordinator/Department Chair, Fire Protection Technology
A.A.S., Kankakee Community College
B.S., M.A., University of Phoenix

Puren Eva
Professor, Vocational Nursing
B.A., University of Texas at Austin
B.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

Rand, Sean Tony
Professor/Department Chair, Human Services
B.S.W., Texas Christian University
M.S.W., Trinity College

Ratcliff, Amanda J.
Professor, Speech
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.S., University of North Texas
Ph.D., Regent University

Ray, Stormie
Professor/Department Chair - Surgical Technology
A. A.S., Tyler Junior College

Rees, Charlee
Professor/Coordinator, Real Estate
B.S., University of California-San Diego

Rendon, Rudolph
Law Enforcement Academy Director
B.A., University of Houston

Rendon, Nancy L.
Professor/Coordinator, Health Information Technology
B.S., Texas State University

Reynolds, Jenelle J.
Professor, TSI Mathematics
B.S., University of North Texas
M.S., Texas Woman’s University

Richardson, Amanda M.
Professor/Clinical Coordinator, Dental Hygiene
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., Texas Woman’s University

Rieger, Melanie
Professor, Vocational Nursing
A.A.S., Kilgore College
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Ringgold, David L.
Professor, Welding
Certificate, A.A.S. Tyler Junior College

Robbins, Steve L.
Professor/Co-Department Chair, Ophthalmic Medical Assisting
A.A., A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., Le Tourneau University

Rocco, Thomas
Professor, Kinesiology & Human Performance/Assistant Football Coach
B.A., M.S., Midwestern State University

Root, Rob L.
Professor, Chemistry
B.S., United States Military Academy
M.S., Texas A&M University

Rose, Corey M.
Professor, Kinesiology & Human Performance/Women’s Soccer Coach
B.S., Grace College
M.S., Midwestern State University

Rozell, Jimmy F.
Professor, Biology
B.A., Austin College
M.S., University of North Texas

Russell, Stephen
Professor, Industrial Maintenance Technology
CERT., Northeast Texas Community College
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Schaefer, Jasilyn
Director, Apache Belles
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S., M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler

Schick, Roland
Professor/Department Chair, Kinesiology & Human Performance
B.A., Oberlin College
M.Ed., University of Akron Main Campus

Schmid, Louisa
Professor/Department Chair, Veterinary Technology
B.S., M.S., Louisiana State University Health Science Center
Ph.D., D.V.M., University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Schmidt, Jocelyn K.
Professor, Biology
B.A., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Schulle, Polly
Professor, Mathematics
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Selman, Laramie Clint
Professor, Psychology
B.S., Baylor University
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Serrano, Natalie
Professor, Vocational Nursing
B.S.N., Emory University

Shaw, Christopher
Professor, Computer & Networking Information Technology
B.A., M.Ed., Northwestern State University
M.S., Sam Houston State University

Shayler, Gary
Professor, Computer Science
B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Oklahoma-Norman

Shepherd, Lucas
Professor, English
B.A., University of Iowa
M.F.A., University of New Mexico

Shipes, Brittany
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N University of South Carolina
M.S., Georgetown University

Sims, Sandy L.
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing/Coordinator, Paramedic to AND
A.D.N., Belmont University
B.S.N., University of Phoenix
M.S.N., South University

Sitton, Lynn W.
Professor, Child Development/Early Childhood/ Department Chair, Child Development Services
B.S., M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler

Slaughter, Amanda C.
Professor, Art
B.F.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Smith, Arthur G.
Professor, Government
B.A., City University of New York
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Smith, Lara K.
Professor/Department Chair, Speech and Theatre
B.B.S., Hardin-Simmons University
M.A., Baylor University

Smith, Nathaniel
Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Speake, Wesley
Professor/Department Chair, Diagnostic Medical Sonography
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Spell, Pamela
Professor, English
B.A., Lubbock Christian University
B.A., Sam Houston State University
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Spiro, Samantha
Professor, Vocational Nursing
B.S.N., Texas Tech University

Stallings, Nathan D.
Professor/Department Chair, Radiologic Technology
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., Le Tourneau University
M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Starnes, Floyd D.
Professor, Mathematics/Engineering
B.S., Texas A&M University
B.S., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Stephens, Keya D.
Professor/Department Chair, Visual Communications
CVN Trinty Valley Community College

Stewart, Rebecca J.
Professor/Department Chair, Visual Communications
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.A.A.S., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Stiles, Bill M.
Professor, Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration/Department Chair HART/EECT/PPT/Industrial Maintenance
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.A., University of Texas at Austin
M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Stine, Stephen B.
Professor, Economics/History/Government
B.S., Texas Tech University
M.A., The University of Memphis

Storer, Amanda
Professor, Physical Therapy Assistant
A.A.S., Kilgore College
B.A.S., Centenary College of Louisiana

Strickland, Jeremy M.
Director, Bands/Professor, Music
B.M., University of Texas at Austin
M.M., Texas Christian University

Sturgill, Chevy T.
Professor, Automotive Technology
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Stuth, Jordan
Professor, Certified Dental Assisting
A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.A.A.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Sudduth, Christopher
Professor EMSP
AA Tyler Junior College

Sullivan, Justin J.
Professor/Department Chair, Game and Simulation Development
B.A., Arizona State University

Taylor, Shawn E.
Professor, TSI Mathematics
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University

Terry, Glen C. Sandy
Professor, Health and Kinesiology/Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.S., M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.Ed., Tuskegee University

Thigpen, Andrew
Professor, English
B.S., M.A., Liberty University

Thompson, Robert
Professor, Engineering Design Technology
A.A.S., Trinity Valley Community College

Thorn, Brent A.
Professor, Humanities and Philosophy
B.A., Texas A&M University
M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas

Thornton, Amanda
Professor, Behavioral Sciences/Psychology
B.A., Centenary College
M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Thornton, Charles A.
Professor, Geology
B.S., M.S. Texas A&M University

Travis, Trina M.
Professor/Clinical Coordinator, Radiologic Technology
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., Midwestern State University

Trent, Andrea J.
Professor, Voice
B.M.Ed., Webster University
M.M., Southern Methodist University

Trent, Idalia H.
Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras
Ed.D., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Tydings, Patricia
Professor, English
B.A., M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

Tyler, Alicia G.
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

Verma, Pauline
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology
M.S., American Sentinel University

Vierkant-Waller, Silvana S.
Professor, English
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Wait, Jared
Professor, History/Spanish
B.A., Texas A&M University
B.A., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M.A., University of Texas at Arlington

Wallace, George Burt
Professor, Heating, A/C and Refrigeration
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Waller, Jason B.
Professor/Department Chair, Law and Public Service Careers
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.S., M.S., University of Texas at Tyler

Wallis, Jenna E.
Professor/Program Director, Certified Dental Assisting
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
B.A., University of North Texas

Ward, Cindy J.
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
A.D.N., Tyler Junior College
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Texas at El Paso

Warren, Kiera
Professor, Speech
B.A., M.Ed., University of North Texas
M.A. University of Texas at Tyler

Watts, Paul
Professor, Geography
B.A., California State University, Fullerton
M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University System

Weatherly-Green, Denise K.
Professor, Theatre
A.A., Williams Baptist College
B.F.A., M.A., Arkansas State University

Webster, Joseph
Professor, Mathematics
M.S., Texas A&M University

Webster, Otis S.
Professor, Psychology
B.S., Wiley College
M.Ed., Ed.D., Texas A&M University at Commerce

Welch, Deborah J.
Professor/Department Chair, Business/Business Management
B.S., M.A., Texas Woman’s University

Welch, Shelley K.
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

Whetzel, Rodney J.
Professor/Department Chair, Chemistry
B.S., Stanford University

M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

White, Derrick R.
Professor/Department Chair, Art
B.F.A., M.F.A., University of North Texas

White, Jeanette L.
Professor, Medical Office Management
A.A., Kilgore College
B.B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University

White, Michael
Professor/Department Chair, Respiratory Care
A.A.S, Galveston College
B.A., University of Southern Mississippi
M.B.A., LeTourneau University

Whitney, Scott
Professor, Sign Language Interpreting
B.A., North Park University
M.A., Illinois State University
Ed.D., Lamar University

Whittaker, Joshua
Professor, Game & Simulation Development
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College

Wideman, Shanita L.
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., Prairie View A&M University
M.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

Wiebe, Shurrell
Professor, Dance
A.A., Kilgore College
B.A., University of Texas at Tyler
M.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro

Wilkens, Sarah
Professor, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., University of Texas at Tyler

Willbanks, Geoffrey B.
Professor, Government/Department Chair, Government and Economics
A.A., Tyler Junior College
B.A., M.A., University of Texas at Tyler

Williams, Karen M.
Professor, Physics
B.S., Louisiana Tech University
M.S., Louisiana State University and A&M College at Baton Rouge

Williams, Patti M.
Professor, Surveying & Geomatics
A.A.S., Tyler Junior College
R.P.L.S., Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying

Wilson, Jennifer G.
Professor, Vocational Nursing
B.S.N., Angelo State University
M.S.N., Western Governors University

Worthen, David Link
Professor/Coordinator, Industrial Maintenance Technology
B.S., Texas A&M University

Wren, James Doug
Professor, Kinesiology & Human Performance/Head Baseball Coach
B.S., Howard Payne University
M.Ed., University of Texas at Tyler

Wright, Nicole R.
Department Chair, Health Administrative Services/Professor, Medical Office Management/Health Information Technology
B.S., Louisiana Tech University

Wylie, Torrey A.
Professor, Visual Communications
A.A., Kilgore College
B.A., University of North Texas

Zuehlke, Karl
Professor/Coordinator, English
B.A., Florida State University
M.F.A., University of Maryland College Park
Ph.D., University of North Texas

Medical/Dental Directors

Dr. John Schnell, M.D.
Medical Director, Emergency Medical Services Professions
B.S., Portland State University
M.D., Oregon Health & Sciences University

Dr. John Taylor, D.D.S.
Lead Dentist, Dental Studies
B.S., Texas A&M University
D.D.S., University of Texas Dental Branch-Houston

Dr. Luis Destarac, M.D.
Medical Director, Respiratory Care
B.S., M.D., Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Dr. Justin Sacks, M.D.
Medical Director, Diagnostic Sonography
B.S., Brigham Young University
M.D., The University of Toledo College of Medicine

Dr. Augustine Njoku, M.D.
Medical Director, Diagnostic Echocardiography
B.S., University of Texas at Arlington
M.D., St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine (Grand Cayman)