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2013-2014 Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Board of Directors, Administrators, Faculty, Staff


 

Executive Officers and President’s Cabinet

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

CURTIS L. GUAGLIANONE
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
M.A., California State University, Fresno, CA
Ed.D., University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
2012-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

NINA OMAN
Director of Institutional Research and Assessment
M.P.A. and Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2012-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

MEA MOORE
Interim Dean of College of Education and Psychology
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.A., School for Independent Training, Brattleboro, VT

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

MELISSA FILKOWSKI
Vice President of Student Affairs
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

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

ANGELA ABRAMS
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

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

RICHARD ALLSTOT 
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., La Verne College, La Verne, CA
M.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

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

AMBER ANDREWS
Adjunct Faculty of English
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

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

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

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

SARAH AUGUSTINE
Assistant Professor of Sociology
One Voice for Higher Educational Grant Researcher
B.A., University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
M.A., Antioch University, Seattle, WA

NINA MALENA BARCENAS
Chair of Natural Sciences
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

JOHN F. BARTKOWSKI
Regional Director of Moses Lake
Assistant Professor 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

VIRGINIA BEAVERT
Instructor of Sahaptin/Ichiskin Language
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

JAYNE BEEBE 
Adjunct Faculty Nursing Education      
MSN, Washington State University   
BSN, Washington State University
RN, Washington State University

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

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

JESSICA BLACK
Assistant 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

NICOLE BLAKE
Adjunct Faculty of Education  
B.A., Washington State University, Richland, WA
M.Ed., Washington State University, Richland, WA

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

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

ANDREW BOYD
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.Ed., University of Portland, Portland, OR
Ph.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

DANIEL CABALLERO 
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
M.A., Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

MICHAEL CABLE
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.A., Washington State University, Richland, WA 
M.A., Heritage University, Ellensburg, WA

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

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

JANE CARLTON 
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA 
M.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

WANDA CARPENTAR
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR
M.A.T., Concordia University, Portland, OR 

JULIO CARRANZA  
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice 
B.A., Idaho State University, Pocatello. ID   
J.D.J., Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University Provo Utah

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

SARA CARTMEL
Mentoring Coordinator and Placement Testing Assistant Instructor
B.A., Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
M.Ed., Eastern Oregon University, LaGrande, OR

JANET CASTILLEJA
Instructor of English
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

PAULA COLLUCI
Adjunct Faculty of English and Humanities 
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg 
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

BETSY CORNELL
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, 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
Assistant Professor of Social Science
B.A., Ateneo de Manila University (Loyola), Metro Manila, Philippines
M.B.A., Asian Institute of Management, Metro Manila, Philippines

ANDREA DAILEY-MICHAUX 
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.A., University of West Indies, Jamaica, WI    
M.A., City University , Seattle, WA    

LINDA DALE
Associate Professor of Science, PA-C
Director of Physician Assistant Program (2014)
M.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
D.HED., A.T. Still University, Kirksville, MO

SANDRA DAVIS
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Barry University, FL
M.A., Loyola Marymount University, CA
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, CA

GARY DECOTEAU
Assistant Professor
M.E., Ft. Wright of Holy Names, Spokane, WA
B.S., Seattle City University, Seattle, WA

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

TIMOTHY DICKSESON 
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice  
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA 
J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, WA

KATRINA DOHN  
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.A., Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA 
M.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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

ADAM DYSART
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.I.T., Seattle University, Seattle, WA

KATHLEEN EARLY
Adjunct Faculty of Science 
B.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA  
PhD, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

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

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

JANET EELLS
Adjunct Faculty of General Studies
B.A., Northwest University, Kirkland, WA

PAUL EKLUND
Assistant Professor of Business Management
B.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.A., Western Seminary, Portland, OR
J.D., Seattle University, Seattle, WA

SARA ELLINGSON
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work
B.A., University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
M.S.W., Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, TX

RICARDO JR. FARIAS  
Adjunct Faculty of Fine Arts
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA 
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

SUZANNE FEENEY
Assistant Professor
Director of Teacher Field Experiences
B.A., Gonzaga, University, Spokane, WA
M.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

TRACI FRANK 
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA 
M.Ed., City University, Tacoma, 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

JUVEN GARCIA
Adjunct Faculty of General Studies

DIA GARY
Adjunct Faculty of Psychology
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
Ed.D., George Fox University

KATHY GARDNER
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work
B.S.W., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.S.W., Walla Walla University, College Place, WA

LISL GARNETT
Adjunct Faculty of General Studies 
B.S., Le Tourneau University, Longview, TX  
M.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

KATHY MILLS-GEORGE
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work 
B.A., Washington State University, Richland, WA 
M.S.W., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

AMBER GILES
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.Ed., University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

JENNIFER GILLIAM
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Washington State University-TC, Pullman, 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

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

KARLA GREEN
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

RAMON GUEL
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.S., Troy University, Troy, AL
M.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

DAVID HACKER
Adjunct Faculty of Humanities
B.S., University of Denver, Denver, CO
M.A., Divinity Church, Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, CA

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

GREGORY HANBERG
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

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

MERRILOU HARRISON
Chair, Educational Administration
B.A., Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
M.S., City University, Seattle, WA

VIVIAN “STU-YAT” HARRISON
Adjunct Faculty of Art
Yakama Elder, traditional Basket Maker and Bead Worker

HEIDI HILLMAN
Adjunct Faculty of Education and Psychology
B.S., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
M.S., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence KS

GREG HINZE
Instructor of History
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.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

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

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

BURT ANTHONY HOWARD
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.A., Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 
M.A.T., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

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

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

CHRISTINE JACOBS
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

MARY C. JAMES
Associate Dean of 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

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

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

DEBBIE JOHNSON
Adjunct Faculty of Social Science
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

LORI JONES
Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.D.N., Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima, WA
M.S.N., Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

NICHOLES D. JONES
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice 
B.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA  
J.D., Thomas Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI

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

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

CATHERINE KEHM
Adjunct Faculty of Counseling & Psychology
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
B.F.A. Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
B.A.E. Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
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

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

KANDACE KLENZ
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.A., Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ

PETER KNITTLE
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.Ed., University of Puget Sound, WA 

MELISSA KOTZIN
Chair of Early Childhood Studies
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 

RYAN KRUEGER
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., Washington State University, 

DAVID LAMAN 
Adjunct Faculty of Science
B.S., Florida International University, Miami, FL 
M.S., Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY  
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, MD

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

ANNETTE LIN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., University of Washington, Seattle, WA 

LINDA LINN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Whitworth College, Spokane, WA
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 

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

ELAINE LOPEZ
Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

KARITA MALTOS
Instructor 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, WA

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

STACIE MAREZ 
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.S., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., Pacific Oaks College Northwest, Seattle, WA

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

PHILLIP MATTOCKS
Adjunct Faculty of Science 
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, 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 

KRIESTEN 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 

MICHAEL G. McCARTHY
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice 
B.A., Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 
J.D., Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA

BILL McCAY
Director of Library and Information Technology
Assistant Professor
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.L.I.S, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 

CHRISTOPHER McKNIGHT
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, 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
Coordinator of HU105
Professor of Education
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 

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 

JOYCE MCPHERSON
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
M.Ed., University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK

 MARK McVAY 
Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration 
B.A., Whitworth University, Spokane, WA 
M.B.A., Indian Wesleyan University, Marion, IN
Ph.D., Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

CARLOS MENDEZ 
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA  
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

LAURA MENDOZA 
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.A., Washington State University, Pullman, WA 
M.A., Ashford University, Clinton, IA

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

WANDA MERZ
Adjunct Faculty of Math 
B.A., Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA 
M.A.T., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

SARAH MICHAEL 
Adjunct Faculty of Science 
B.S., Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA 
Ph.D., Washington State University, Pullman, WA

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

TYSON MILLER
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 

MARY MILLS
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA 
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

CHRISTINA R. MOORE
Adjunct Faculty of Mathematics
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 

ELIZABETH (LIBBY) KOPCZYNSKI MOORE
Instructor of Fine Arts
B.A., Whitworth College, Spokane, WA 

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
A.N.D., Yakima Valley Community College 
B.S.N, Washington State University, Yakima, WA 

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

RICK NEBEKER
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.A., Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR  

ALLAN NELLIS
Adjunct Faculty of English
B.A., Western New Mexico University, Silver City, NM
M.A., Western New Mexico University, Silver City, NM 

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

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

TAMI-L.NIDA ARNTZEN
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice
J.D., University of Idaho, Boise Idaho 

MARY M. NIPPER
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.A., Washington State University, Seattle, WA 
M.A., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

MICHAEL NOLLAN
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., Whitworth College, Spokane, WA
M.S., Portland State University, Portland, OR 

JEFFERY NOVACK
Adjunct Faculty of Science 
B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

MARIA PEREZ-NUNEZ 
A.A., Yakima Valley Community College, Grandview, WA 
B.S., Washington State University, Tri-Cities, WA 
M.S., Walla Walla University, Walla Walla, WA

CHRISTINA NYIRATI
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

 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 

EMILY OESTREICH 
Adjunct Faculty of Science 
B.S., Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN 
Ph.D., University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

ANN OLSON
Associate 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 

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

BERTHA ORTEGA
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 and Psychology
B.A., Wayland University, Plainview, TX
M.Ed., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA 

DARRYL PARKS
Reference Librarian
Assistant Professor
B.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
M.A., M.L.IS., University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

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

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

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

DAN PELOW
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
PH.D., University of Washington, Seattle, 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 

JAMES PINNELL
Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration
B.S., Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.S., University of Northern Colorado, 

JIM RENNER
Degree Program Advisor and Recruiter
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., University of Mary, Bismarck, ND
M.S.W., University of Denver, Denver, CO 

AMBER RICHARDS
Instructor of Pre-College English
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
M.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA  

PAUL RICHARDS
Clinical Laboratory Science faculty and Site Coordinator
Instructor of Clinical Laboratory Science
B.S., University of Hampshire, Durham, NH
M.S., University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 

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
B.A., Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
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
Director of Teacher Professional Certificate Program
Associate Professor of Education
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 

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
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
M.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 

KATHLEEN ROSS, SNJM
Director, Heritage University Institute for Student Identity and Success
B.A., Fort Wright College, Spokane, WA
M.A., Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA 

EDWIN ROUSCULP
Chair of Teacher Preparation Programs
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

ROSE MARIE SCHEMPER
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work
B.A., Huron College, Huron, SD
M.S.W., Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 

JOSHUA SCHLEGEL
Adjunct Faculty of Mathematics
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA 

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

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 

ALYSSA SKILES 
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.A., Lesley University, Cambridge, MA 
M.Ed., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

MELVIN SIMOYI
Associate Director: McNair Program
Assistant Professor of Biology
M.S., West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Ph.D., West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 

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

KATHLEEN SMITH
Instructor, Clinical Laboratory Science Instructor/Tri-Cities Site Coordinator
B.S., Cal-State University Long Beach

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

KAZUHIRO SONODA
Dean of the College of Arts and Science
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 

ROBERT SORRELLS
Adjunct Faculty of Science
B.A., The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 
M.A., Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
Ph.D., The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

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

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

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

LUCY STEVENS 
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work 
B.A., Scripps College, Claremont, CA
M.A.B., Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA 
M.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

BILL SPLAWN
Adjunct Faculty of Social Sciences
B.A., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 

ANNE STOJKE
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., M.A.T., Ph.D., Oakland University, Rochester, MI 

GREG SUTTERLICT
Instructor of Sahaptin/Ichishka Language
B.A., Heritage University, Toppenish, WA 

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 

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 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 

JIM TIMMONS
Adjunct Faculty of Business and Computer Science
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.A., Washington State University, Tri-Cities, 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 

DONNA TUNNING
Adjunct Faculty of Nursing
B.S., Graceland University, Lamoni, Iowa
M.S., Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

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 
Ph.D., Washington State University, Pullman, WA  

NOEL VINCENT 
Adjunct Faculty of English and Humanities 
B.A., California State University Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA 
M.A., California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

JOHN VORNBROCK
Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration
B.S., Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
M.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 

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 

NORMAN WALKER
Adjunct Faculty of Education
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.Ed., University of Washington, Seattle, WA 

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

JANET WATKINS
Adjunct Faculty of Social Work 
Associate of Science Social Work, Salt Lake Community College, SLC, UT
B.S., Weber State University, SLC, UT 
M.A., Walla Walla University, Walla Walla, WA

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

CHARLES WHEATON
Online Curriculum Development Specialist/
Associate Professor Trainer, Online Culturally Relevant Graduate Program
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 

JENNIFER WILY 
Adjunct Faculty of Education 
B.M., University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music, Stockton, CA 
M.Ed., Danforth University of Washington, Seattle, WA 
Ed.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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

TONY  L. WILLIAMS
Adjunct Faculty of Education & Counseling 
B.A., Grambling State University, Grambling, LA
M.A., City University of Seattle, Bellevue, WA

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

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 

CHERLY YOUNG
Associate Professor of Science
Title V STEM Grant Activites Coordinator
National Board Teacher Certification (Earth/Space Science)
B.A., Queens College, Queens, NY
M.A., City College, City University of New York, NY
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

THOMAS ZEILMAN 
Adjunct Faculty of Criminal Justice  
B.A., Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
M.A., University of Arizona, Tucson, AR 
J.D., Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR

CRESANA ZEIGLER
Adjunct Faculty of Natural Sciences
B.S., University of Washington, Seattle, WA
M.A., 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 Emeritus
B.A., University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
M.A., Spanish, Gonzaga University, Spokane, 

DR. KATHLEEN ROSS
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

 

Administration and Staff

Academic Affairs

Dr. Curtis L. Guaglianone, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Kandace Nash, Executive Assistant
Nina Oman, Director of Institutional Research 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 

Admissions and Recruitment

Olivia Gutierrez, Director      
Magnus Altmayer, Assistant Director
Joaquin Juarez, Admissions Counselor
Gabriel Piñon, Admissions Counselor
Edith Alvarez, Admissions Counselor
Jessica Collins, Program Assistant

Advancement Office

Michael Moore, Vice President for Advancement
Roberta Allen, Database Manager
Lindsay Boswell, Director of Advancement Services
Dana Eliason, Director of Donor Development
Betsy Nagle-McNaughton, Director of Fund Development and Alumni Affairs
Alma Sanchez, Administrative Assistant

Business Office

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

College of Arts and Sciences

Kazuhiro Sonoda, Dean of Arts and Sciences
Mary Cecil James, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences
Dioselina Cardenas, Senior Administrative Assistant
Michelle May, Administrative Assistant
Terri Slack, Administrative Assistant 

College of Education and Psychology

Mea Moore, Interim Dean of Education and Psychology
Cathy Hardison, Associate Dean of Education and Psychology
Corrine McGuigan, HU105 Director 
Imelda Balderas, Office Manager
Livia Castilleja, Certification Officer
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

Computer Services

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

Department of Social Work

Raymond Bending, Chair
Corey Hodge, Assistant Professor

Executive Offices

Dr. John Bassett, President
Crystal Lame Bull, Chief of Staff
Betty Sampson, Executive Assistant/Office Manager
Susana Diaz, Executive Office Assistant 

Financial Aid

Oscar Verduzco, Director
Omar Ortiz, Assistant Director
Lauri Roberson, Financial Aid Programs Coordinator
Ilda Ulloa, Financial Aid Programs Coordinator                                                                                                               
Yolanda Maltos, Financial Aid Programs Coordinator

High School Equivalency Program (HEP)

Claudia Miranda, Coordinator
Maria Villa, Program Assistant
Jennifer Renteria, Retention & Placement Specialist
Vacant, HEP Recruiter

Human Resources

Veronica Naranjo, Director

Library

Bill McCay, Director
Katie-Beth Shinn, Technical Service and Serials
Darryl Parks, Reference Librarian
Vacant, Library Technician/Circulation Manager

Marketing & Communications

David Wise, Vice President for Marketing & Communications
Bonnie Hughes, Communications Officer
Cherly Wrzesinski,  Online Marketing Coordinator

Moses Lake Regional Program

John Barthkowski, Regional Director
Sherri Leighton, Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

Nursing Education

Christina Nyirati, Director Nursing Education Department

Physical Plant

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

Registrar Office

Dr. Curt Guaglianone, Interim Registrar                                                                                                                                     
Lorena Alvarado-Valdovinos, Credentials Evaluator
Corina Patiña, Registrar Staff Associate

Seattle Regional Program

Andrea Maison, Regional Director
Mary Gladstone-Big Wolf, Administrative Assistant

Student Affairs

Melissa Filkowski, Vice President and Dean of Students                                                                                                                                                                        
Melissa ‘Mel’ Hill, Assistant Vice President
Heather Lundquist, Administrative Services Coordinator
Amber Collins, Student Affairs Program Coordinator
Jaime Cortes, Academic Advisor
Idalia Aguillon, CAMP Assistant                                                                                                                                      
Damiñon Garza, CAMP Coordinator
Mercedes Herrera, Student Life Program Assistant
Erica Macias, Student Life Coordinator
Rose Pimomo, Student Retention Coordinator
Lonni Rodriguez-Funk, TRiO Student Support Services Coordinator
Pamela Alvarado, TRiO Retention Specialist                                                                                
Herlinda Ruvalcaba, TRiO Student Support Services Program Assistant 

Support Services

Rick Gagnier, Vice President for Support Services/CFO
Sandra Casas, Bookstore Manager
Patrice Carcagno, Food Service Manager
Theresa Vitello, 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
Sara Duran, Administrative Assistant

Board of Directors

STEVE 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