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Board of Directors, Administrators, Faculty, Staff



Executive Officers and President’s Cabinet

JOHN BASSETT
President
Ph.D., University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
2010-Present

SNEH B. VEENA
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Ph.D., University of Poona, Poona, India
1998-Present

RICK R. GAGNIER, C.P.A.
Vice President Support Services/Chief Financial Officer
M.B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2002-Present

MICHAEL MOORE
Vice President for Advancement
B.F.A., Fort Wright College, Spokane, WA
2004-Present

CRYSTAL LAMEBULL
Chief of Staff
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.A. Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
2009-Present

VERONICA NARANJO
Director of Human Resources
B.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
2008-Present

BERTHA ORTEGA
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
M.Ed., Fort Wright College, Spokane, WA
1981-Present

LOREN SCHMIDT
President of Faculty Senate
A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1993-Present

SIRI STROM, C.P.A.
Assistant Vice President for Financial Operations, and Controller
B.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2003-Present

KAZUHIRO SONODA
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D., Portland State University, Portland, OR
2007-Present

JAMES E. BORST
Dean, College of Education and Psychology
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Ed.D., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2004-Present

CORRINE McGUIGAN
Dean of Quality Educational Assurance
B.A., Seattle University, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Ph.D., University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

MIGUEL PUENTE
Director, Admissions and Recruitment
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
2000-Present

MELISSA FILKOWSKI
Dean of Students
Ed.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2010-Present

GARY DECOTEAU
President’s Tribal Relations Liaison
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
2008-Present

Faculty List

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CESAR ABREU
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice
B.S., Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA
M.A., Webster University, Lakeland, FL

TERESE ABREU
Director of Clinical Laboratory Science
B.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., Webster University, Lakeland, FL

EDMUND ADY
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

RUTH ALVARADO
Adjunct Faculty of Education and Humanities
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

MELISSA ANDREWJESKI
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.S.W., Walla Walla University, Walla Walla, WA

KIMBERLY ASKREN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID
M.Ed., University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO

SONJA BALDWIN
Adjunct Faculty of Computer Science
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

ROXANNE BANGUIS
Adjunct Faculty of English and Humanities
B.A., California State University, Sacramento, CA
M.A., Antioch University, Seattle, WA

NINA MALENA BARCENAS
Associate Professor of Biology
M.S., Colegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias Agrícolas, México
Ph.D., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

ARCHANA M. BARIK
Adjunct Faculty of Chemistry
B.A., Barkat Ullah University Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
B.A., Ravishankar University Raipur, Madhya Pradesh, India
M.A., Ravishankar University Raipur, Madhya Pradesh, India

MICHELLE BARTHOLET
Director of Nursing
Assistant Professor of Nursing Education
B.S.N., Washington State University, Yakima, WA
M.S.N., Washington State University, Yakima, WA

JOHN F. BARTKOWSKI
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
M.A., Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
Ph.D., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

JOHN BASSETT
President
Professor of English
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan, Delaware, OH
M.A., Ohio Wesleyan, Delaware, OH
Ph.D., University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

CATHY BENEDETTI
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA

RAYMOND BENDING
Chair, Social Work Department
Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., California State University, Northridge, CA
M.S.W., University of California, Berkeley, CA
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

WILLIAM BERTRAM
Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
B.A., Business Admin., Eastern WA University, Cheney, WA
Teaching Certificate, Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., PD, Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

LEONARD J. BLACK
Chair, Business Administration Department
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.I.M., Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management, Glendale, AZ

MEGAN BOLAND
Adjunct Faculty for Education
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.Ed., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

JAMES E. BORST
Dean of College of Education and Psychology
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Ed.D., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

JOANNE BRANCH
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
M.A. Ed., Seattle University, Seattle, WA

GERALD BRAZINGTON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

APANAKHI BUCKLEY
Professor of Education
B.A., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
M.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

LEE CALLARMAN
Instructor of Accounting
B.S., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

KAREN S. CAMPBELL
Chair, Educational Administration
B.A., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA

DANIEL X. CAPETILLO
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work
M.S.W., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

CARLOS CARRILLO
Adjunct Faculty of Communications and Education
B.A., Institute of Philosophy and Theology, Tehuacan, Puebla, Mexico
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

JANET CASTILLEJA
Basic Skills Competency Coordinator
Instructor of English
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

PAUL CHARTRAND
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

STEVE CHESTNUT
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
M.B.A., City University, Bellevue, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Ed.D., Seattle University, Seattle, WA

ANGELA CLARK
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Boise State University, Boise, ID
M.Ed., Boise State University, Boise, ID

J. MICKIE CLISE
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

JAMES CONNER
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.Ed., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

BETSY CORNELL
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

SHANNON CRISS
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

JUDITH CROTEAU
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
M.Ed., Portland State University, Portland, OR

ERNESTO CRUZ
Chair of Social Science Department
B.A., Ateneo de Manila University (Loyola), Metro Manila, Philippines
M.B.A., Asian Institute of Management, Metro Manila, Philippines

SHANNON DAHL
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

JOANN DEICHMAN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

MARTY DIXON
Adjunct Faculty of Political Science
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
J.D., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

DEBORAH DONAHOE
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
M.Ed., University of California, Los Angeles, CA

VIPI DORLAND
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA

PETER DOUMIT
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.Ed., Linfield College, McMinnville, OR

PAUL DOWDY
Regional Director of Tri-Cities Program
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

ANNA MARIE DUFAULT
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

JOANN DUFOUR
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
M.Ed., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

GAYNOR EDWARDS
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

FORREST FISHER
Adjunct Faculty of Computer Science
B.M., Millikin University, Decatur, IL
M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, IL

RAY FOISY
Adjunct Faculty of Geology
B.A.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

DONALD FOLLETT
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
B.A., St. Martin’s College, Lacey, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

JENNIFER FOSTER
Adjunct Faculty of Health Physical Education and Recreation
B.S., Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI

RICK R. GAGNIER
Adjunct Faculty of Education and of Business
B.S., Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
M.B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

KEVIN GALLAGHER
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY
M.Ed., Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

ROBERT GALLAGHER
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

KATHERINE A. GAMET
Adjunct Faculty of Sociology
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.S.W., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

JENNIFER GILLIAM
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Washington State University-TC, Tri-Cities, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

ALFREDO GONZALES
Adjunct Faculty of General Studies
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Ed.D, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

DOUGLAS GORTER
Adjunct Faculty of Mathematics
B.A., Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA

RANDIE GOTTLIEB
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., California State University, Northridge, CA
M.Ed., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ed. D., Boston University, Boston, MA

LESLIE GRAY
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

KARLA GREENE
Adjunct Faculty of Nursing
B.S.N., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

RICK GRIFFITH
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.Ed., City University, Seattle, WA

HERSHEL GRIGGS
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
M.T.S., Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID

DAVID HACKER
Adjunct Faculty of Humanities
B.S., University of Denver, Denver, CO

LINDA HAMLIN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

CATHERINE HARDISON
Associate Dean of Education and Psychology
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Ph.D., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
J.D., Seattle University, Seattle, WA

VIVIAN “STU-YAT” HARRISON
Adjunct Faculty of Art
Yakama Elder, traditional basket maker and bead worker

FARRUKH HASHMI
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
Bachelor of Medicine, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Bachelor of Surgery, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
M.D., St. Louis University

LAURIE HERZIG
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
M.S., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.A., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

COURTNEY HESLA
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
B.S., University of Portland, Portland, OR
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

HEIDI HILLMAN
Chair, Counseling and Psychology
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.S., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

GREGORY D. HINZE
Adjunct Faculty of History
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

COREY HODGE
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
M.S.W., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

KENNETH HOHENBERG
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Chief of Police, Kennewick, WA

BRIAN HOLTZINGER
Adjunct Faculty of Arts
B.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
M.F.A., University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

JEANNE HORAN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.B.A., City University, Seattle, WA

J. BRIAN HOWARTH
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice
B.S., Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
M.A., University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

BRIAN HULTGRENN
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice
J.D., University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

WENDY A. HUYLAR
Adjunct Faculty of Mathematics
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

MARY C. JAMES
Co-facilitator of Center for Intercultural Learning and Teaching
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

DENISE JAMESON
Adjunct Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
M.N., Whitworth College, Walla, Walla, WA

JAMES JAMIESON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR
M.Ed., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

PATRICK JENSEN
Adjunct Faculty of Science
B.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

RICHARD JENNINGS
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

CAROL JOHNSON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
M.S., Southern Illinois

DENNIS JOHNSON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
M.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Ed.D., Seattle University, Seattle, WA

LILLIE JOHNSON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., City University, Seattle, WA

WILLIAM JORDAN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
M.Ed., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Ed.D., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

DOUG KAPLICKY
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Washington University, Pullman, WA
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

GUY KAPLICKY
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Whitworth College, Spokane, WA
M.Ed., Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

L. SUE KEGLEY
B.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

CATHERINE KEHM
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
B.A., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

SUZAN M. KELLEY
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Counseling-Psychology, Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

JEFFREY KENT
Adjunct Faculty of Arts
M.F.A., University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

GLENN KESSINGER
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Biola University, La Mirada, CA
M.A., Talbot Graduate School of Theology, La Mirada, CA
Washington Teaching Credential, Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

MELISSA KOTZIN
Program Director for ECE
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle WA
M.Ed., University of Washington, Seattle WA

ROBERT KRAIG
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.A., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Ph.D., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

SCOTT C. LADD
Adjunct Faculty of Environmental Science
M.S., Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

DOUGLAS LANE
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Washington State University-TC, Tri-Cities, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

DESIREE LENARD
Adjunct Faculty of English
B.A., Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

SALLY LINDSAY
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., M.Ed., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

JAHAN LOHRASBI
Adjunct Faculty of Chemistry and Physics
B.S., Auburn University, Auburn, AL
M.S., Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN
Ph.D., Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN

KARITA MALTOS
Adjunct Faculty of Math
B.S., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

JENNIFER MANKOWSKI
Adjunct Faculty of Political Science
B.A., Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
J.D., Seattle University, Seattle, WA

JUDY MANSFIELD
Instructor of Mathematics
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish,

WALEON MARAS
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

SHARON MARAS
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
M.Ed., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA

GORDON D. MARTINEN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Ed.D., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Ed.D., University of Idaho, Boise, ID

DEENA MASON
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

JACQUELINE MAULT
Program Advisor for Special Education
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.S., Oregon College of Education, Monmouth, OR
Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

JEANNE MAXWELL
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

CHERYL MAYO
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Pacific State University, Seattle, WA

BILL McCAY
Director of Library and Information Technology
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

DALE McDANIEL
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
Ph.D., Washington State University, Vancouver, WA

SONJA McDANIEL
Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
M.Ed., Ph.D., Washington State University-TC, Tri-Cities, WA

CORRINE McGUIGAN
Dean of Quality Educational Assurance
B.A., Seattle University, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Ph.D., University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

JACK McKAY
Adjunct Faculty of Education
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Ed.D., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

CHRISTOPHER McKNIGHT
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

JACK McLAUCHLAN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

DONNA McNEILL
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

JEAN MENDOZA
Assistant Professor of Nursing Education
B.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
B.S.N., Washington State University, Seattle, WA

SUSAN MENIG-KARSTETTER
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
B.A., Seattle University, Seattle, WA
M.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

GRETTA JO MERWIN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
M.Ed., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

TIMOTHY MILLER
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
B.A., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., City University, Bellevue, WA
Ph.D., Walden University

MARVIN MINER
Adjunct Faculty of Math
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., Tulane University, Tulane, CA

CHRISTINA R. MOORE
Adjunct Faculty of Mathematics
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

ELIZABETH (LIBBY) KOPCZYNSKI MOORE
Adjunct Faculty of Music
B.A., Whitworth College, Spokane, WA

MARGARET MORELAN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Loretta Heights College, Denver, CO
M.A., Adams State College, Alamosa, CO
Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

STEVE MORELAN
Adjunct Faculty of Education and Counseling
B.S., University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
M.S., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

LAURA MORGAN
Instructor of Nursing
B.A., Washington State University, Yakima, WA

TERRY M. MULLEN, SNJM
Director of Media Services
Assistant Professor of Arts and Education
B.A., Kansas Newman College, Wichita, KS
B.F.A., Fort Wright College, Spokane, WA
M.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

CAROLYN NELSON
Chair, Visual Arts Department
Associate Professor of Art
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.F.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

MARY NELSON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
M.Ed., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

MEGAN NELSON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

COLLEEN DIONNE-NEWELL
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work

GREGORIO OCHOA
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work
B.S.W., California State University, Northridge, CA
M.S.W., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

ANN OLSON
Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Texas, El Paso, TX
M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, IL

GLENDA ORGILL
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

BERTHA ORTEGA
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Chair, General Studies Department
Assistant Professor of General Studies
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., Fort Wright College, Spokane, WA

JOSE JAIME ORTIZ
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

MARY PANTHER
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
B.A., Wayland University, Plainview, TX
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

CHRISTINA PEABODY
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
M.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

JOSHUA PECHTEL
Instructor of Clinical Lab Science
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

GLENN RICHARD PENNY
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
M.B.A., City University, Seattle, WA
Ph.D., Duke University, Durham, NC

MARY PETERS
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
M.Ed., Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

MARY BESS PETERSON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Texas, Austin, TX
M.Ed., San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

MARK PETRUNCIO
Adjunct Faculty of Science
B.S., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
M.S., North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

FRANK POST
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

GREG REAULT
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.Ed., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

DIANE RENNER
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work
B.S.N., University of Mary, Bismarck, ND

STEVE REGAN
Adjunct Faculty of Mathematics
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

JIM RENNER
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work
B.A., University of Mary, Bismarck, ND
M.S.W., University of Denver, Denver, CO

AMBER RICHARDS
Adjunct Faculty of English
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

JEREMIAH A. ROBINSON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.A., Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ

TYE ROBINSON
Adjunct Faculty of English
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

REBECCA RODRIGUEZ
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

MARISOL RODRIGUEZ-PRICE
Associate Professor
Director of Professional Certifications
College of Education and Psychology
B.A., Universidad de Puerto Rico, Cayey, PR
M.A., Interamerican University, Rio Piedras, PR
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

PAMELA ROOT
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
M.A., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
M.Ed., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
M.S., Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

ROBERTA RORKE
Adjunct Faculty of History
B.A., Seattle University, Seattle, WA
M.A., Saint Michael’s College, Colchester, VT
M.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

RAQUEL ROSE
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling and Psychology
B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

AMANDA ROSS
Adjunct Faculty of English
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

KATHLEEN ROSS, SNJM
Professor of Cross-cultural Communication
B.A., Fort Wright College, Spokane, WA
M.A., Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

MARGARET ROUECHE
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Washington State University-TC, Tri-Cities, WA
M.I.T., Washington State University-TC, Tri-Cities, WA

EDWIN ROUSCULP
Co-facilitator of Center for Intercultural Learning and Teaching
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S.Ed., Wright State University, Dayton, OH
M.Ed., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

JAMIE RUNDHAUG
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling
B.S., University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
M.Ed., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

FELICE A. RUSSELL
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
M.Ed., Portland State University, Portland, OR
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

JUDITH SALVERDA
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

ROSE MARIE SCHEMPER
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work
M.S.W., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

SHARON ANN SCHILPEROORT
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Evangel University
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

LINDA SCHMIDT
Adjunct Faculty of Mathematics
M.S., University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
M.A.T., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

LOREN SCHMIDT
Chair, English Graduate Program
Professor of Philosophy, English, and Education B.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NEM.A., Ph.D., Purdue
University, West Lafayette, IN

TAMMY SCOTT
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

CYNTHIA SCULLEY
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work
M.S.W., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

RON SHERMAN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.S.W., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.S., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

MELVIN SIMOYI
Assistant Professor of Biology
M.A., West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

ROBERT SMART
Adjunct Faculty of Education
Ph.D., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

MARK SOBOLIK
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

KAZUHIRO SONODA
Dean of Arts and Science
B.S., San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
M.S., University of Guam, UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam
M.B.A., University of Guam, UOF Station, Mangilao, Guam
Ph.D., Portland State University, Portland, OR

DOUGLAS SOUTHARD
Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.B.A., Nova University

BRIAN STADELMAN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

OLGA STATSURA
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

BRYAN STAUFFER
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.Ed., University of Alberta, Canada
M.Ed., University of Alberta, Canada

KATHERINE STERLING
Adjunct Faculty of Humanities
M.A., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

YILIN SUN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central China Normal University, Wuhan, Hubei, P.R. of China
M.Ed., Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Ph.D., Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

RICHARD SWEARINGEN
Chair, Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

JOHN SWEESY
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

LUCY TAGGIE
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Clark University, Worcester, MA
M.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
M.A., Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
Ed.S., Central Missouri State University, Springfield, MO

KIMBERLY J. TAYLOR
Adjunct Faculty of Science
B.S., Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ
M.A., Chapman University, Orange, CA
Ph.D., Janus Pannonius University, Pecs, Hungary

MARK A. TAYLOR
Adjunct Faculty of Science
B.S., Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

JEFFREY THOMPSON
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
M.S., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA
Master of Divinity, Alliance Theological Seminary, Nyack, NY

JIM TIMMONS
Adjunct Faculty of Business and Computer Science
A.A.S., Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

MATTHEW TOTH
Adjunct Faculty of Mathematics
M.A.T., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

JOHN TSILIGARIDIS
Associate Professor of Computer Science
B.Sc., Aristotelian University of Salonica, Thessaloniki, Greece
B.Sc., University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Athens, Athens, Greece
M.Phil., University of Manchester, Manchester, England, UK
Ph.D., University of New York, New York, NY

LAURIE TUIAEA
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

PATRICIA VALDEZ-ZONTEK
Chair, Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language
Assistant Professor of Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language
B.A., Adams State College, CO
M.Ed., Adams State College, CO

SNEH B. VEENA
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Professor of SociologyB.A., Banaras University, India
M.A., Banaras University, IndiaPh.D., University of Poona, Poona, India
Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, GA

LINDA WALKER
Adjunct Faculty of Drama
B.A., Grace College, Winona Lake, IN
M.A. Theater, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A. English, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

ROSE WALLACE-CROONE
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

BILLIE JEAN WATSON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

CYNDI WALTERS
Adjunct, Faculty of Counseling
B.A., Walla Walla College, Walla Walla, WA
M.Ed. Walla Walla College, Walla Walla, WA
Ph.D., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

MICHELLE WELLINGTON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

CHARLES WHEATON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Ph.Ed., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

JOHANNES WHEELDON
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice
B.A., Dalhousie University, Halifax, NSLL.M., University of Durham, Durham, UK
Ph.D., Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

LYNNE WILLARD
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA

SANDRA WOODWARD
Adjunct Faculty of English
B.A., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA

SUSAN WOOD-MEGREY
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
M.Ed., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

LAEL WRIGHT
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

WINONA WYNN
Chair, English and Humanities
Associate Professor of English and Humanities
B.A., Eastern WA University, Cheney, WA
M.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Ph.D., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Professors Emeriti

RICHARD MARQUARD
Professor Emeritus
B.A., University of Redlands, Redlands, CA
M.A., Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA

OROSIA SEDA DE MCHUGO
Professor Emerita
B.A., University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
M.A., Spanish, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

Administration and Staff

Academic Affairs

Sneh B. Veena, Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
Kandace Treece, Executive Assistant/Office Manager
Corrine McGuigan, Dean of Educational Quality Assurance and Assessment

Academic Skills Center

Bertha Ortega, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Janet Castilleja, Coordinator, of Developmental English
Irma de Prieto, Director of Placement and Testing/Manager of Academic Skills Center
Judy Mansfield, Facilitator of Dream Catchers

Admissions and Recruitment

Miguel Puente, Director
Joaquin Juarez, Recruiter
J. Carlos Correa, Recruiter
Jaime Soto, Recruiter
Ibeth Galvan, Program Assistant

Business Office

Siri Strom, Assistant Vice President for Financial Operations/Controller
Donnita Marsh, Director of Business Services/Assistant Controller
Heather Jonas, Accounts Payable Technician
Durene Nelson, Payroll Accountant
Colleen Martin, Accounting Technician
Ron Rabie, Credit and Collections Manager
Paula Wilmoth, Revenue Specialist
Diana Ochoa, Accounting Technician
Rosa Lopez-Landeros, Student Accounts

College of Arts and Sciences

Kazuhiro Sonoda, Dean of Arts and Sciences
Teresa Pina, Office Manager

College of Education and Psychology

Jim Borst, Dean of Education and Psychology
Cathy Hardison, Associate Dean of Education and Psychology
Corrine McGuigan, Associate Dean of Education and Psychology
Imelda Balderas, Office Manager
Livia Castilleja, Program Assistant for Teacher Preparation
Jonathan Garza, Administrative Assistant HU105
Janet Lang, Program Assistant
Sara Becca Martin, Office Manager Graduate Office
Kathy Otto, Coordinator of Administrative Services
Jessica Raigoza, Project Coordinator HU105
Kris Walker, Certification Officer
Jessica Zamora, Administrative Assistant HU105

Computer Services

Jim Bush, Director of Information Technology
Carlos Capetillo, Database/Application Support Specialist
Lupe Castro, Telecommunications Operator
Vanessa Dunn, Database/Application Support Specialist
Aaron Krantz, System Engineer
Mary Neal, Data Analyst
Jeff Berry, System Support Specialist
Travis Schlamen, System Support Specialist
Raelene Pearson, Help Center Technician

Department of Social Work

Raymond Bending, Chair
Corey Hodge, Assistant Professor
Teresa Pina, Administrative Assistant

Executive Offices

Dr. John Bassett, President
Crystal Lame Bull, Chief of Staff
Betty Sampson, Executive Assistant/Office Manager
Dioselina Cardenas, Administrative Assistant

Financial Aid

Dianne Fernandez, Director
Omar Ortiz, Financial Aid Programs Coordinator
Gina Elder, Financial Aid Programs Coordinator
Vacant, Financial Aid Programs Coordinator
Vacant, Financial Aid Programs Coordinator

High School Equivalency Program (HEP)

Olivia Gutierrez, Director
Maria Villa, Program Assistant
Martin Garibay, HEP Recruiter

Human Resources

Veronica Naranjo, Director

Library

Bill McCay, Director
Julie Scott, Technical Service Assistant
Deborah VanAllen, Library Technician/Circulation Manager

Media/Graphics

Terry Mullen

Moses Lake Regional Program

Regional Director
Sherri Leighton, Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

Nursing Education

Michelle Bartholet, Director

Physical Plant

Rob Carroll, Director
Antonio Capetillo, Supervisor
Antonio Dionicio, Maintenance
Joseph Larez, Security and Custodial
Raul Razo, Custodial
Geneva Sapp, Administrative Assistant
Rosa Sanchez, Custodial
Juanita Solis, Custodial
Ezequiel Zuniga, Custodial

Registrar Office

Michael Buttrey, Registrar
Mireya Mendoza, Registrar Staff Associate
Vacant, Credentials Evaluator

South Seattle Regional Program

Connie Hedman, Regional Director
Aimee Goodwin, Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

Student Services

Melissa Filkowski, Dean of Students
Idalia Aguillon, Academic Advisor
Zack Brown, Student Life Activities Coordinator
Damiñon Garza, CAMP Coordinator
Heather Lundquist, Student Support Services Program Assistant
Erica Macias, CAMP Program Assistant
Rose Pimomo, Academic Advisor
Lonni Rodriguez-Funk, Student Support Services Coordinator

Support Services

Rick Gagnier, Vice President for Support Services/CFO
Sandra Casas, Bookstore Manager
Patrice Carcagno, Food Service Manager
Nicole Fiorito, Child Care Site Coordinator
Rosa Iturbide, Executive Assistant

Talent Search

Vacant, Talent Search Coordinator
Allison Hutchinson, Academic Advisor

Tri-Cities Regional Program

Paul Dowdy, Regional Director
Janice Dowdy, Office Manager/Administrative Assistant
Jessica Esparza, Administrative Assistant

University Advancement Office

Michael Moore, Vice President for Advancement
Roberta Allen, Database Manager
Lindsay Boswell, Director of Advancement Services
Nate Britt, Annual Giving and Alumni Coordinator
Marie Connolly, Director of Annual Giving and Special Events
Bonnie Hughes, Communications Officer

Board of Directors

MAGNUS S. ALTMAYER
President
Altmayer Family Foundation
Yakima, WA

JOHN (JACK) F. BAGLEY
Battelle Memorial Institute, Retired
The Bagley Group, LLC
Alexandria, VA

JOHN BASSETT, PH.D.
President
Heritage University
Toppenish, WA

CAROLEE DANZ
Retired
Seattle, WA

SONJA DODGE
Education Advocate
Yakima, WA

RONALD F. GAMACHE
Assistant Director
U.S. Census Bureau, Central Washington
Kennewick, WA

HELLMUT GOLDE
Professor Emeritus
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

VIRGINIA S. HISLOP
Education Advocate
Yakima, WA

THOMAS MEARS
Owner
The Holland Inc.
Vancouver, WA

ELIZABETH McGREE
President
JEM Development
Yakima, WA

STEVE MITCHELL
CEO
OIC of Washington
Yakima, WA

BRENDAN MONAHAN
Attorney
Stokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore & Shore
Yakima, WA

PAUL G. MOULTON
Chairman of the Board
Executive Vice President, Information Systems
Costco Wholesale, Inc.
Issaquah, WA

FRANK PADILLA
Vice President, GMM Produce
Costco Wholesale, Inc.
Issaquah, WA

RICK PINNELL
Mentor and Consultant
Former Business Owner
Yakima, WA

KIP RAMSEY
Owner
Tiin-ma Logging Company
White Swan, WA

BILL RICH
Fruit Industry, Retired
Yakima, WA

TED STRONG
Chairman of the Board and CEO
Ted Strong Consulting
Grandview, WA

RICHARD TWISS
Immediate Past Board Chair
Physician of Cardiology
Yakima, WA

JANE VILLANUEVA
Community Advocate
Tumwater, WA

BARRY WARNER
C.P.A. Principal
Alegria Company, P.S.
Yakima, WA

PATRICIA L. WHITEFOOT
Director Indian Education
Toppenish School District
White Swan, WA

JUAN AGULIAR, Board Member Emeritus
Consultant
Sunnyside, WA

MARTHA YALLUP, Board Member Emerita
Deputy Director, Retired
Yakama Nation Human Services
Toppenish, WA