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    Heritage University
   
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018

Board of Directors, Administrators, Faculty, Staff


Executive Officers and President's Cabinet

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

LAURIE FATHE
Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.S. Physics, Miami University
M.S. Solid State Physics, University of Illinois
M.S. & Ph.D. Electrical Engineering/Quantum Electronics, University of Southern California
2016-Present

JAMES L. BUSH
Vice President for Information Technology & Chief Operating Officer
B.S. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
M.S. Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA
2005-Present

JEFF BEEHLER
Director of Physical Plant
2016-Present

MERRILOU HARRISON
Dean, College of Education
B.A., Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
M.S., City University, Seattle, WA

MELISSA HILL 
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 
M.A., University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK
2011-Present

MAXINE JANIS
Presidents Liason for Native American Affairs
B.S., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
MPH, Portland State University, Portland, OR

CELESTINO LIMAS
Vice President of Student Affairs & Enrollment
Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
2015-Present

KRISTEN MAXWELL
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
M.A., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Ed.D, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

VERONICA NARANJO
Director of Human Resources/Chief of Staff
B.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.S., Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA
2008-Present

MARISOL RODRIGUEZ-PRICE
Regional Director, CBC
President of Faculty Senate
B.A., Elementary Education, English as a Second Language, Universidad de Puerto Rico
M.A., Education, School Administration and Supervision, InterAmerican University, Puerto Rico
Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction, The Pennsylvania State University
2016-Present

BLAKE SLONECKER
President Elect of Faculty Senate
B.A., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
M.A., University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, NC
Ph.D. University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, NC
2016-Present

LOREN SCHMIDT
Professor of English
B.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
M.A., Ph.D, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

VICKI SWANK
Interm Cheif Financial Officer
B.S., Webber College, Babson Park, FL
M.B.A., Nova University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2017-Present

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

DAVID WISE
Vice President of Advancement/Marketing and Communications
M.B.A University of Washington, Bothell, WA
2013-Present

Faculty List

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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

ALEXANDER ALEXIADES
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
B.S., Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
M.S., University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV
Ph.D., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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

KIMBERLY BELLAMY-THOMPSON
Chair, Department of Social Science
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., Columbia College, Orlando, FL
M.S., University of Central Florida, Orlando FL

KENNETH BERGEVIN
Chair, Educational Administration
Associate Professor
B.A., California State University, Fullerton, CA
M.S., California State University, Fullerton, CA
Ed.D., Perpperdine University, Malibu, CA

JESSICA BLACK
Director, Center for Indigenous Health, Culture & the Environment
Associate Professor of Environmental Science
B.S., University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland
B.A., Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
M.S., University of Maine, Orono, ME
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

SUSAN BOLLINGER
Associate Professor of Teacher Education
B.S., Emporia State University, Emporia, KS
M.Ed., American Intercontinental University, Hoffman Estates, IL
Ed.D., University of Montana, Bozeman, MT

CHRISTOPHER BORMAN
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
Ph.D., University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

DENNIS BROWN
Coordinator, Teacher Internships & Field Experiences
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
B.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

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

ROGELIO CANTU
Assistant Professor of Science, PA-C
BCHS, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

ELIANN CARR
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A., Psychology, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
M.A., University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
Ph.D., University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

RICHARD COLE
Assistant Professor of Educational Administration
B.A.Ed., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
B.A., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
M.S., Eastern Washington University, WA
Ed.D., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

PAULA COLLUCCI
Director of Writing Center
Assistant Professor of English and Humanities
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

M. CATTHRENE CONNERY
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
B.F.A., University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL
M.E.D., University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, IL
Ph.D., University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

ERNESTO CRUZ
Chair, Department of Business & Accounting
Associate Professor
B.A., Ateneo de Manila University (Loyola), Metro Manila, Philippines
M.B.A., Asian Institute of Management, Metro manila, Philippines

LINDA DALE
Director of Physician Assistant Program
Associate Professor of Science, PA-C
M.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
D.H.Ed., A.T. Still University, Kirksville, MO

JOSEPH A. DIMEO II
Associate Professor of Science, D.O.
Medical Director of Physician Assistant Program
D.O., New York College of Osteopathic Medicine/NYIT, Old Westbury, N.Y.

MICHAEL DURST
Associate Professor of Natural Science
B.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.S., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

RACHEL FLYNN    
Instructor of Humanities
B.A., Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
M.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

WENDY FRENCH-HEALEA
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
B.A., Boise State University, Boise, ID
M.A., University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
ED.S., Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa ID
Ph.D., Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa ID

ANNE GROVE  
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
M.S., The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

SEAN HANCOCK
Assistant Professor of Science, PA-C
B.A., Excelsior College, Albany, NY
M.S., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

JUDITH HARGIS
Assistant Professor of Science, PA-C
Clinical Coordinator of Physician Assistant Program
M.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

MERRILOU HARRISON
Dean, College of Education
B.A., Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
M.S., City University, Seattle, WA

BILL HATCH
Assistant Professor of Science, PA-C
Academic Coordinator of Physician Assistant Program
M.S., Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi, WV
D.H.Ed., ABD,  A.T. Still University, Kirksville, MO

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

RONALD HODGE
Reference Librarian
Assistant Professor
B.S., Park University, Parkville, MO
M.L.S., Emporia State University, Emporia, KS

NETTY HULL
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
B.A.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

YUSUF INCETAS
Associate Professor of Bilingual Education
B.A., Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
M.A., Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey
Ed.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

MARY C. JAMES
Associate Dean of College Arts and Sciences
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

MAXINE JANIS
President's Liason for Native American Affairs
Associate Professor
B.S., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
MPH, Portland State University, Portland, OR

GLORIA JONES-DANCE
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Studies
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.S. Walden University, Baltimore, MD
M.B.A., Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs, CO

MIGUEL JUAREZ
Assistant Professor of Social Work
M.S.W., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

TERESA W. JULIAN
Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
M.S.N., University of Tennesee, Knoxville, TN
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

TROY KAMMERDIENER
Associate Professor of Applied Computer Science
B.S., East Texas Baptist University, Marshall, TX
M.S., Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Ph.D., Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

DYANN KANZLER
Assistant Professor of Science, PA-C
B.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.B.A., Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT

BOB KAO
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

MATT KINCAID
Associate Professor of Business
B.B.A., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
M.B.A., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Ph.D., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

GRETCHEN KURTENACKER
Assistant Professor, Medical Laboratory Sciences
B.S. Clinical Laboratory Science, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
M.S. Health and Nutrition Education, Hawthorn University, Whitethorn, CA

DAVID LAMAN 
Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences
B.S., Florida International University, Miami, FL 
M.S., Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY  
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, MD

PAUL L. LANDRY
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
B.A., Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
J.D., Boston University, Boston, MA
M.A., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Ph.D., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 

CLAUDETTE LINDQUIST
Chair, Deparment of Early Childhood Studies/Director of Early Learning Center
Assistant Professor
B.A., Human Development, Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena, CA
M.A., Human Development, Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena, CA

KARITA MALTOS
Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA 

NATALIE MARTINKUS
Assistant Profesor of Natural Science and Pre-Engineering
B.S., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
M.S., The University of Texas, Austin, TX
Ph.D., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

JAMES COREY MCKENNA
Assistant Profesor of Education
B.A., California State University, Fresno, CA
M.A., California State University, Fresno, CA
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

KRISTEN MAXWELL
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
M.A., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Ed.D, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

THOMAS MILLER
Assistant Professor of Science, D.O.
B.S., University of Great Falls, Great Falls, MT
M.P.H., The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
D.O., Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

TYSON MILLER
Chair, Department of Natural Science
Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 

JOANIE MONROY
Chair, Department of Teacher Education
Associate Professor
B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
M.S., Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Ed.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

CHRISTINA NYIRATI
Chair/Director Nursing Education Department 
Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., The College of Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati, OH
M.S., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

JONATHAN NEAU
Assistant Professor of Science, PA-C
B.S., University of Wisconsin, Platteville, WI
M.S., Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ

ANN OLSON
Professor of English
B.A., University of Texas, El Paso, TX
M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, IL
M.F.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 

GREGORY PIERCE
Chair, Department of Fine Arts
Associate Professor
B.F.A., New York State College, Alfred, NY
M.F.A., San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

MICHAEL PARRA
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Ph.D., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

JANICE PEASE
Instructor of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A.T., Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ

MARISOL RODRIGUEZ-PRICE
Regional Director, CBC
Associate Professor
B.A., Universidad de Puerto Rico, Cayey, PR
M.A., Interamerican University, Rio Piedras, PR
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

KATHLEEN ROSS, SNJM
Director, Heritage University Institute for Student Identity and Success
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 

LINDA ROSSOW
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.A., University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
B.S.N. Mankato State University, Mankato, MN
M.S., Mankato State University, Mankato, MN

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

JULIE SCHILLREFF
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., University of California, Riverside, CA
M.A., California State University, San Bernardino, CA
M.A., University of Montana, Missoula, MT

LOREN SCHMIDT
Professor of English
B.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 

DAGMAR SCHNADER
Assistant Professor of Science PA-C
B.S., The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
M.D., St. Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO

ANITA SHOUP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
M.S.N., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
D.N.P., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

MELVIN SIMOYI
Associate Professor of Biology
M.S., West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Ph.D., West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 

DANIEL SISK
Instructor of Engineering and Mathematics
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

BLAKE SLONECKER
Chair, Department of Humanities
Associate Professor of History
B.A., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
M.A., University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Ph.D., University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

KAZUHIRO SONODA
Dean of College of Arts and Science/Associate Provost
Associate Professor of 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 

TAMARA STEEN
Instructor of Teacher Preparation
B.A., University of LaVerne, La Verne, CA
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Ed.D., Walden University, Baltimore, MD

ANTHONY STEPHAS
Assistant Professor of Science, PA-C
M.S., A.T. Still University, Mesa, AZ
DHSc, A.T. Still University, Kirksville, MO

HARRIET STRAHLMAN
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., Stetson University, Deland, FL
M.B.A., University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
Ed.S., Tennessee Technological University, Cookerville, TN
Ph.D., Tennessee Technological University, Cookerville, TN

GREG SUTTERLICT
Director of the Center for Language Revitilization and Preservation
Assistant Professor of Sahaptin/Ichishka Language
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

VICKY SWANK
Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., Webber College, Babson Park, FL
M.B.A., Nova University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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

KARI TERJESON
Associate Professor of Education
B.S., Portland State University, Portland, OR
M.I.T., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

JOEL THOME
Assistant Professor of Nursing and Physician Assistant Program
PharmD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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

JOHN TSILIGKARIDIS
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 at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 


 

ELESE WASHINES
Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 

TAMERA WILEY-FAUTH
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.A.T., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

JULIANNE WILSON
Instructor of Education
B.S., College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN
M.Ed., Graceland University, Lamoni, IA

ADAM WYBLE
Assistant Professor of Science, PA-C
B.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
B.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

WINONA WYNN
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

RAYMOND BENDING
Professor Emeritus
B.A., California State University, Northridge, CA
M.S.W.,University of California, Berkeley, CA
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

LEONARD J. BLACK
Associate Professor Emeritus
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.I.M., Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management, Glendale, AZ

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

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

CATHERINE HARDISON
Professor Emerita
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Ph.D., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
J.D., Seattle University, Seattle, WA

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 

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

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

THERESA MULLEN, snjm
Assistant Professor Emerita
B.A. Fine Arts, Fort Wright College, Spokane, WA
M.A. Fine Arts, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

CAROLYN NELSON
Professor Emerita
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.F.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburge, WA

PAM ROOT
Assistant Professor Emerita
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

DR. KATHLEEN ROSS, snjm
President Emerita
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

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

Administration and Staff

Academic Affairs

Laurie Fathe, Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Kandace Nash, Executive Assistant/IRB Administrator
SaraBecca Martin, Director, Institutional Accountability/Title V STEM Grant Director
Roland Young, Director of Title V Grant/YVCC

Advancement Office

David Wise, Vice President for Marketing & Communications
Anne Cassidy, Director of Major Gifts & Donor Relations
Dana Eliason, Director of Donor Development
Erin Smith, Director of Advancement Services

Business Office

Vicki Swank, Interim Chief Financial Officer
Dianne Fernandez, Assistant Director of Business Services
Evelyn Jaquish, Accounts Payable Technician
Mark McNabb, Financial Controller
Yolanda Maltos, Accounting Technician Revenue Specialist
Donnita Marsh, Director of Business Services
Alysia Stevens, Payroll Accountant
Dean Schlenker, Assistant Controller and Grant Accountant
Sarah Croskey, General Ledger Accountant
Aarika Hernandez, Student Accounts Facilitator

The Indigenous Center for Health, Culture and the Environment

Jessica Black, Director
Melissa McCoy, Administrative Assistant

Center for A New Washington

Kay Bassett, Director of Special Initiatives and Center for a New Washington
Melissa McCoy, Administrative Assistant

College of Arts and Sciences

Kazuhiro Sonoda, Dean/Associate Provost
Mary Cecil James, Associate Dean
Dioselina Verduzco, Enactus Director/Executive Assistant to the Dean
Monette Becenti, First Nations MESA Director
Terri Slack, Administrative Assistant 
Cresanna Zintzun, Chemical Hygiene Officer/Lab Tech
Kathryn Kammerdiener, Program Assistant
Jose Salcedo, Administrative Assistant/Chalk & Wire Specialist

College of Education

Merrilou Harrison, Dean
Denise Lyn Cox, Administrative Assistant to the Dean
Joanie Monroy, Chair of Teacher Education
Tasha Ritter, Program Assistant for Recruiting & Teacher Preparation Program
Livia Castilleja, Certification Officer
Daisy Lopez, Administrative Assistant

Information Technology

James Bush, Vice President for Information Technology/Chief Operating Officer
Aaron Krantz, IT Director
Jeff Berry, Systems Support Specialist
Brad Calhoun, Systems Support Specialist
Heather Lundquist, Administrative Assistant
Matt Henyan, Systems Support Specialist
Senta Hernandez, IT Help Desk Support Technician
Amanda Hurst, Web Specialist/Programmer
Jimmy Jimenez, System Administrator
Joel Johnston, Data Systems Analyst
Raelene Moran, IT Help Desk Support Technician
Cheryl Wrzesinski, Web/Applications Support Specialist
Mary Neal, Data Analyst

Department of Social Work

Corey Hodge, Chair, Department of Social Work

Early Learning Center

Claudette Lindquist, Director of Early Learning
Alma Ayala, Assistant Director
Yesica Blanco-Martinez, Toddler Assistant
Myra Ayala, Lead Preschool Teacher
Deborah Etheridge, Lead Toddler Teacher
Traci Hanson, Program Manager
Miriam Rivas, Lead ECEAP Teacher
Monica Roman, Lead Toddler Teacher
Maria Serrano, Assistant Preschool Teacher

Admissions and Recruitment   

Erica Tait, Director
Sergio Avila, Admissions Counselor
Jessica Collins, Undergraduate Enrollment Coordinator
Tara Cunningham, Admissions Counselor
Juaquin Juarez, Admissions Counselor
Joscelyn Martinez, Admissions Counselor
Francisco Ramirez Amezcua, Admissions Counselor
Corina Patina, Enrollment Services Coordinator
Carmen Mejia, Admissions Events Coordinator

Financial Aid

Oscar Verduzco, Director
Ilda Meza, Assistant Director
Laura Aguiar, Financial Aid Programs Coordinator 
Lynn Hennessey, Financial Aid Programs Coordinator 
Amber Goodrich, Financial Aid Programs Coordinator
Michelle Story, Financial Aid Programs Coordinator

High School Equivalency Program (HEP)

Gabriel Pinon, Coordinator
Jennifer Renteria, Program Assistant
Liliana Alvarez, Rebruitment & Acitivities Specialist
Alma Delgado Guerrero, Retention & Placement Specialist

Registrar Office

Luis Gutierrez, Registrar                                                                                                                                     
Rodney Treece, Credentials Evaluator

Executive Offices

Dr. John Bassett, President
Helen Evans, Executive Assistant
Veronica Naranjo, Chief of Staff
Betty Sampson, Executive Office Manager

Human Resources

Veronica Naranjo, Director
Rosa Iturbide, Manager
Anita Martinez, Administrative Assistant

Library

Ronald Hodge, Reference Librarian
Beth Schipul, Technical Services and Serials Manager
Cassie Walker, Administrative & Program Assistant

Marketing & Communications

David Wise, Vice President for Marketing & Communications
Bonnie Hughes, Communications Officer
David Mance, Social Media PR Specialist and Administrative Assistant

Nursing Education

Christina Nyirati, Chair and Director
Melissa Sanchez, Administrative Assistant

Physical Plant

Jeffrey Beehler, Interim Director
Ezequiel Zuniga, Lead Custodian
Ryan Jay Batarao, Custodian
Kathy Burger, Custodian
Miguel Castillo, Custodian
Arcelia Chavez, Custodian
Raul Razo, Custodian
Jose Pena, Custodian
Antonio Capetillo, Maintenance Technician

Antonio Dionicio, Maintenance Technician
Randy Hendren, Groundskeeper
Julie See, Administrative Assistant
Joseph Larez, Safety Officer

Physician Assistant Program

Linda Dale, Director
Monica Sanchez, Administrative & Admissions Coordinator
Robert Keith James, Administrative Assistant
Tami Baird, Administrative Assistant

Student Affairs

Celestino Limas, Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment
Melissa Hill, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
Dina Ibarra, Director of CAMP
Idalia Aguillon, CAMP Program Assistant
Rafael Davila Duran, Advising & Retention Specialist
Ana Zapien, Recruitment & STEM Specialist
Lindsay Brown, Director of Student Life
Ashley Wirta, Student Life Coordinator
Mercedes Herrera, TRIO Administrative Coordinator
Stephanie Sanchez, TRIO Retention Specialist
Yovana Cook, Mental & Social Health Counselor/ADA Specialist
Irma de Prieto, Director of Advising
Rose Pimomo, Academic Advisor

Support Services

James Bush, Vice President for IT & Cheif Operating Officer
Geneva Smiskin, Bookstore Manager
Timothy Newbury, Food Service Director
Laura Greedy, Kitchen Assistant
Megan Cassaday, Kitchen Assistant

Tri-Cities Regional Site

Marisol Rodriguez-Price, Regional Director, CBC
Sara Duran, Administrative
Jessica Danz-Gollinger, Office Assistant

Board of Directors

JOHN BASSETT, PH.D.
Toppenish, WA

RENEE BOUCHEY 
Toppenish, WA

DON BURDICK
Issaquah, WA

KARLA FARINA
Harrah, WA

JOHN FRAIRE
Portland, OR

MIMI GATES
Seattle, WA

HELLMUT GOLDE
Seattle, WA

MICHAEL GUIDON
Seattle, WA

SAUNDRA HILL
Pasco, WA

KATHLEEN HILTON, snjm
Milwaukie, OR

PAULA LINNEN
Richland, WA 

RICK LINNEWEH
Yakima, WA 

ELIZABETH McGREE
Yakima, WA

THOMAS MEARS
Vancouver, WA

PATRICK OSHIE
Olympia, WA 

JIM PIGOTT
Seattle, WA 

RICK PINNELL
Yakima, WA

LES PURCE
Olympia, WA

KIP RAMSEY
White Swan, WA

JOHN REEVES
Naches, WA

PHIL RIGDON
Wapato, WA

ROY SIMMS
Yakima, WA

KEN SMITH
Yakima, WA

HENRY STROM
White Swan, WA

ELLEN WALLACH
Seattle, WA

BARRY WARNER
Yakima, WA

E. ARLEN WASHINES
Toppenish, WA

GAIL WEAVER
Yakima, WA

JUAN AGUILAR, Board Member Emeritus
Yakima, WA

MARTHA YALLUP, Board Member Emerita
Toppenish, WA

VIRGINIA HISLOP, Board Member Emerita
Yakima, WA