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    Amarillo College
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Faculty & Administrators


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Donald Abel   Assistant Professor
    Speech/Mass Media
    B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University
    M.A., Scarritt College
    M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Jane Rothkrug Abondano   Instructor-MCC
    Speech/Humanities/Technical Writing
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.A., M.F.A., West Texas A&M University
    M.A., Communication, M.A., Studio Art, West Texas A&M University
     
Larry G. Adams   Professor
    Social Sciences
    B.S., M.A., West Texas State University
    J.D., University of Texas Law School
     
Nina M. Akins   Instructor
    Success Center
    B.A., West Texas State University
    M.Ed., Concordia University
     
Kati Alley   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    A.D.N., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., M.S.N., West Texas A&M University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Danielle Arias   Assistant Director
    Continuing Education Division
    Moore County Campus
    B.S., Kansas State University
    M.Ed., Newman University
     
Dolores Arambula   Instructor
    English as a Second Language
    Hereford Campus
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.G.S., M.Ed., West Texas A&M University
     
Debra P. Avara   Assistant Professor
    Behavioral Science
    B.S., Western Connecticut State University
    M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Robert Austin   Vice President of Enrollment Management
    B.S., M.Ed., Eastern New Mexico University
     
Tina M. Babb   Director of Institutional Effectiveness
    VPAA Office
    A.S., National Business College
    B.S., M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
     
Kevin Ball   Vice President of Communication
    Panhandle PBS
    Bachelor of Arts, Michigan State University
     
Billy W. Barclay   Instructor
    Diesel Technology
    Certificate of Completion, A.A.S., Amarillo College
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    A.S., B.S.O.E., Wayland Baptist University
    ASE Certified
     
A. LaVon Barrett   Program Director/Professor
    Vocational Nursing
    B.S.N., Texas Christian University
    M.S.N., RN, Walden University
    Registered Nurse (Texas), C.N.E.
     
Sheila J. Barton   Instructor
    Spanish
    B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University
     
Melissa Bates   Assistant Director
    Academic Services, Moore County Campus
    B.S., Lubbock Chrisitan University
    M.E.d., Texas Tech University
     
Robert W. Bauman Jr   Professor
    Biology
    B.A., M.A., University of Texas at Austin
    Ph.D., Stanford University
     
Isaac Bernal   Instructor
    Automotive Technology
    A.A.S., A.S., Amarillo College
     
Claudie Biggers   Department Chair, Professor
    Biology
    A.S., Pueblo Community College
    D.C., Parker School of Chiropratic Dallas Texas
     
Hank Blanchard   Coordinator of Law Enforcement Programs
    Criminal Justice Programs
    B.S., Texas Tech University
     
Karen Boatman   Instructor
    Computer Information Systems
    A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., Oklahoma Panhandle State University
    M.B.A., Wayland Baptist University
     
Maricruz Boothby   Career Pathways Navigator
    Adult Education and Literacy
    B.A., West Texas A & M University
     
Kim Boyd   Associate Professor
    Medical Laboratory Technology
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.A.A.S., M.S., West Texas A&M University
    MLT (ASCP), MT (AMT)
     
Jimmy Bradshaw   Instructor
    Welding Technology
    A.A.S., A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., West Texas State University
     
Paul “Scott” Bratcher   Instructor
    Automotive Technology
    A.S., Amarillo College
    Certificate of Completion, A.A.S., Amarillo College
       
Gale Brewer   Instructor
    Mathematics, Engineering and Physical Sciences
    B.S., West Texas State University
     
Diane Brice   Director of Enrollment Services/Registrar
    Enrollment Services
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S.O.E., Wayland Baptist University
    M.L.S., Fort Hays State University
     
Amber Brookshire   Director
    Student Life
    A.S.,  Amarillo College
    B.A., M.Ed., University of North Texas
     
Susan Burgoon   Assistant Professor
    Biology
    B.S., West Texas State University
    M.S., West Texas A & M University
     
Susan Burks   Professor
    Accounting
    B.B.A., Texas A&M University
    M.B.A., West Texas A&M University
    Certified Professional in Human Resources
     
Melissa Burns   Continuing Professional Education Coordinator
    Center for Continuing Healthcare Education
    Continuing Education Division
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S.O.E., Wayland Baptist University
     
Becky Burton   Dean of Academic Outreach & Support Services
    A.A.S., South Plains College
    B.S., Weber State University
    M.Ed., Eastern New Mexico University
     
Carol Buse   Dean of STEM
    B.B.A., M.S., Texas A&M University
    Ph.D., Colorado State University
     
Simone R. Buys   Academic Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor
    Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
    B.S., Louisiana State University Medical Center
     
Rebecca L. Byrd   Instructor
    Respiratory Care
    Director - Clinical Education
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., West Texas A&M University
    M.S.H.P., University of Texas Medical Branch
    Registered Respiratory Therapist (National)
    License Respiratory Therapist (Texas)
     
Diego Caetano   Assistant Professor
    Music-Piano
    B.M., Universidade Federal de Goias
    M.M., University of Wyoming
    D.M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder
     
Jan Cannon    Professor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    B.S.N., Hardin Simmons University
    M.S.N., West Texas A&M University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Kimberly Carlile   Director Purchasing/Records Retention
    B.B.S., M.B.A., University of Phoenix
     
Jaime Carrillo   Instructor
    Art Graphic Design
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
     
Edie Carter   Dean of Academic Success &  Department Chair/Professor
     Academic Success
    B.S., Texas Tech University
    M.Ed., West Texas State University
     
Judith L. Carter   Professor
    English
    B.A., Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University
    M.A., University of North Texas
    Development Education Specialization, Appalachian State University
     
Eddie Casias   Instructor
    Collision Technology
    A.A.S.-Automotive Technology, Amarillo College
    I-Car Certified
     
Brent Cavanaugh   Department Chair/Instructor
    Photography
    A.A.S., Odessa College
    B.S., M.A., Sam Houston State University
     
Megan Chambers   Program Coordinator/Instructor
    Sonography
    A.A.S., Bacone College
    B.S., University of Oklahoma
    M.Ed., Concordia University
    RDCS, RDMS(OB/GYN)(AB),RVT
     
Richard Lee Chambers   Instructor
    Mathematics, Engineering and Physical Sciences
    M.S. (Chemistry), M.S. (Engineering), Texas Tech University
     
Donna Cleere   Program Director/Professor
    Dental Hygiene
    A.S., A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., M.Ed., Wayland Baptist University
    Registered Dental Hygienist (Texas)
     
Teresa Clemons   Senior Director of Grants
    Office of Executive Vice President and General Counsel
    B.S., M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Craig Clifton   Department Chair/Instructor
    Sports and Exercise Sciences
    A.S., Vernon Regional Junior College
    B.S., M.S., West Texas State University
     
Sherri Clowe-Tompkins   Instructor
    Mathematics, Engineering and Physical Sciences
    B.S. Ed. Baylor University
    M.S. Math Education West Texas A&M University
     
Tamara Clunis   Vice President Academic Affairs
    B.A., University of Texas at Austin
    M.A., Ph.D., Texas State University
     
 Mary Jane Coats   Sales & Promotion Specialist
    Workforce Training
    A.A., Simon’s Rock of Bard College
    B.A., Rutgers University
     
Ashley K. Coffman   Instructor-Hereford Campus
    Biological Sciences
    B.S., M.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Jnita Collins   Assistant Professor
    Dental Hygiene
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
     B.S., Wayland Baptist University
    Registered Dental Hygienist (Texas)
     
Shannon Cornell   Instructor
    Mathematics, Engineering and Physical Sciences
    B.S., M.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Steven Cost   Associate Professor
    Art
    B.A., Southwestern Oklahoma State University
    M.A., University of West Florida
    M.A., M.F.A, West Texas State University
     
Luci Creery   Instructor
    English
    B.A., Adams State College
    M.A., Northern Arizona University
     
Tiffani Crosley   Director of Accounting
    Finance and Administrative Services
    B.B.A, M.P.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Cara Crowley   Chief of Staff
    Office of the President
    B.S., M.S., M.B.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Kimberly A. Crowley   Associate Dean of Health Sciences
    Center for Continuing Healthcare Education
    B.S.N., M.S.N., West Texas A&M University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Theresa Da Costa   Assistant Professor
    English
    B.S., West Texas State University
    M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Treiva Daniels   Instructor
    Vocational Nursing
    A.D.N., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., Walden University
    Registered Nurse, R.N.
     
Penelope Davies   Department Chair/Instructor
    Mathematics, Engineering and Engineering
    B.A., M.A., University of Texas
     
Brant E. Davis   Program Director/Instructor
    Mortuary Science
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., West Texas A&M University
    Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer (Texas)
     
Stefanie Decker   Department Chair/Assistant Professor
    Behavioral Sciences and Social Sciences
    B.A., Texas Christian University
    M.A., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
     
Fiona Denge   Instructor
    Biology - Moore County Campus
    B.S., Minnesota State University
    M.S., University of Nebraska
     
Robert Dillon   Coordinator - STSC/STC/Instructor
    Biology
    B.S., M.S., West Texas A & M University
     
Mary Lynn Dodson   Professor
    English
    B.G.S., M.A., West Texas A&M University
    Ph.D., Texas Tech University
     
Nichol Dolby   Professor
    Biology
    B.S., University of Washington
    M.A., Ph.D., Rice University
     
Raul R. Dominguez   Coordinator of Intervention Programs
    Criminal Justice
    B.A., M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Tracy Dougherty   Co-Executive Director
    Amarillo College Foundation
    B.A., M.B.A., University of Texas at Austin
     
Gary “James” Douglass   Instructor
    Computer Information Systems
    B.S.Ed, Abilene Christian University
    M.A., West Texas A & M University
     
Kathy Dowdy   Co-Executive Director
    Amarillo College Foundation
    B.A., University of Texas at Austin
     
Angela Downs   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., M.S.N., West Texas A&M University
    Regustered Nurse (Texas)
     
Monty Downs   Technical Director/Instructor
    Speech/Theatre
    A.A., Amarillo College
    B.A., Southern Utah University
    M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Rebecca R. Easton   Department Chair/Assistant Professor
    English, Humanities, and Languages
    B.A., Culver-Stockton College
    M.S., Northeastern State University
     
Dennis S. Eaves   Program Director/Instructor
    Fire Protection Technology/Fire Academy
    A.A.S., A.D.N., Amarillo College
     
Kristin L. Edford   Program Coordinator/Instructor
    Humanities/Philosophy
    B.A., Illinois Benedictine University
    M.M., American Conservatory
    M.A., University of Texas at Dallas
     
Scott M. Edwards   Instructor
    Mortuary Science
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.A.A.S., West Texas A&M University
    Lincensed Funeral Director (Texas)
       
 Megan E. Eikner   Dean of Technical Education
    A.A.S., Otero Junior College
    B.S., Oklahoma Panhandle State University
    M.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Jeanette Embrey   Assistant Professor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    A.A., Villa Maria College
    B.A., State University College at Buffalo, NY
    M.S., NY Medical College, Graduate School of Nursing
    Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Daniel M. Esquivel   Dean of Campus Operations
    Hereford Campus
    B.B.A., M.B.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Brian R. Farmer   Professor
    Social Sciences
    A.S., Midland College
    B.A., University of Texas, Permian Basin
    M.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University
     
Eric Fauss   Assistant Professor
    Social Sciences
    B.A., SUNY Potsdam
    M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut
       
James Faustina   Instructor
    Aviation Maintenance Technology
    A.A.S., Eastern New Mexico University
    A&P (IA) Federal Aviation Administration
     
Danette Fenstermaker   Instructor
    Outreach Services
    A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., West Texas State University
    M.Ed., West Texas A&M University
     
Dan Ferguson   Professor
    English
    B.S., University of North Texas
    M.A., Creighton University
    Ph.D., Texas Tech University
     
Nancy Forrest   Instructor
    Developmental Education, Reading Program
    B.A., Eastern New Mexico University
    M.Ed., West Texas A&M University
     
Lyndy Forrester   Vice President for Employee and Organizational Development
    B.A., Angelo State University
     
Catherine Frazer   Instructor
    Developmental Education - English
    B.A., Texas Tech University
    M.A., West Texas A & M University
    Education Certification, English and Social Studies 6-12, West Texas A & M University
     
Nathaniel Fryml   Instructor
    Music - Choral Music/Theory
    B.M., Furman  University
    M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music
    D.M.A., (ABD), University of Southern California
     
Pamela George   Advising Associate
    B.S., Texas Tech University
    M.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Jeffery L. Gibson   Director of Media and Technology Resources
    Office of Vice President of Academic Affairs
    B.A., West Texas A & M University
     
Jill Gibson   Associate Dean of Liberal Arts
    Matney Mass Media Program Coordinator
    Assistant Professor
    Speech/Mass Media
    Advisor, Student Media
    Honors Program Co-Coordinator
    A.B., Stanford University
    M.S.J., Northwestern University
     
Emily Gilbert   Director of Information Services
    Lynn Library
    B.A., State University of New York College at Geneseo
    M.I.S., University of North Texas
     
Sue Grady   Program Director/Instructor
    Physical Therapist Assistant Program
    B.S., University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas
    D.P.T., University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Licensed Physical Therapist (Texas)
     
Toni Gray   Dean of Continuing Education
    Continuing Education and Professional Development
    B.S., M.P.A., University of North Texas
     
Lynne Groom   Development Director
    Panhandle PBS
    B.B.A., University of North Texas
     
Robert L. Gustin           Instructor
    Machining Technology
     A.A.S., Southeastern Community College
    N.I.M.S. OJT
    N.I.M.S. Level One: Lathe Chucking, Manual Mill,
     Layout & Benchwork, and Safety & Measurement
     
Jeffery D. Hale   Instructor
    Electronic Systems Technology
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
     
Deborah A. Hall   Assistant Program Director/Assistant Professor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    A.D.N., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., M.S.N., West Texas A&M University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
    C.M.S.R.N.
     
Valerie A. Hansen   Program Director/Associate Professor
    Respiratory Care
    B.S., Iowa State University
    Registered Respiratory Therapist (National)
    Lincense Registered Respiratory Therapist (Texasl)
       
Deborah Jean Harding   Associate Professor
    Psychology/Sociology/Forensic Science
    B.S., M.A., West Texas A&M University
    Ph.D, Texas Tech University
    LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas
     
Gregory A. Harrison   Instructor
    Welding Technology
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
     
Michael Hart   Program Director/Instructor
    Radiography
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S.O.E., Wayland Baptist University
    M.Ed., Eastern New Mexico University
     
Connie Haskins   Instructor
    Criminal Justice
    B.S., M.A.,  West Texas A & M University
     
Kim T. Hays   Department Chair/Professor
    Manufacturing Technologies/Curriculum Coordinator for Technical Education
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., M.S., West Texas A&M University
    Ed.D.,Texas A&M University/Texas Tech University
     
R. Michael Henderson   Instructor
    Dental Hygiene
    B.A., Texas Tech University
    D.D.S., Baylor College of Dentistry
    Registered Dentist (Texas)
     
Charles K. Hendrick, Jr.   Instructor, Curriculum Design & Technology Enhancement
    Center for Teaching & Learning
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.B.A., M.B.A., West Texas State University
     
Dewayne Higgs   CIS Program Coordinator/Instructor
    Computer Information Systems
    A.S., Amarillo College
    B.B.A., West Texas A&M University
    M.S., Dakota State University
     
Melissa Hightower   Director of Success Center
    Academic Success Division
    B.A., West Texas A & M University
     
Jessica Hill    Program Director/Instructor
    Clinical Medical Assistant Program
    A.D.N., Murray State College
    B.S.N., Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    M.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing
     
Denise G. Hirsch   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
     Director, Nursing Resource Center
    A.D.N., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., M.S.N., West Texas A&M University
     
Richard Hobbs   Program Coordinator/Professor
    Physical Sciences
    B.S., M.S., Oklahoma State University
    Ph.D., University of Wyoming
     
Paul W. Hogue   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    A.D.N., Otero Junior College
    B.S.N., M.S.N, West Texas State University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Mark T. Hutson   Instructor
    Speech
    B.A., Panhandle State University
    M.A., West Texas State University
     
Lesley Ingham   Instructor
    Speech
    Honors Program Co-Coordinator
    B.A., M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Joseph Brian Jacob   Program Coordinator/Instructor
    Automotive, Collision and Diesel Technologies
    A.A.S, Amarillo College
    B.S.O.E., Southwest Texas State University
    ASE Certified
     
Gretta Johnson   Assistant Professor
    Developmental Mathematics, Academic Success
    B.S., West Texas State University
     
Mary J. Johnson   Artist in Residence/Professor
    Music
    B.M.E., Texas Tech University
    M.M., West Texas A&M University
     
Robert Johnson   Instructor
    Industrial Maintenance Technologies
     A.A.S., Amarillo College
     
Verena Johnson   Associate Professor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    B.S.N., M.S.N., West Texas A&M University
    Certified Nursing Educator (CNE)
    National League of Nursing
     
Janice M. Johnston   Grant Director
    AC ACcess Learning Center
    B.A., Baylor University
    M.C.S., Regent College
    M.S., Texas A&M University
     
Jacqui Jones   Project Director
    Adult Education Literacy Project
    B.S., Angelo State University
     
Marianne Jones   Instructor
    Associte Degree Nursing
    B.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington
    M.S.N., West Texas A&M University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Stephanie Jung   Instructor
    Visual Arts
    B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A., University of Oklahoma
     
J. Alan Kee   Director, Counseling Center
    Professor, Behavioral Sciences
    B.A., Southwestern University
    M.Ed., Ph.D., Temple University
     Post Doctoral Fellowship, Menniger Clinic-Baylor College Of Medicine
     
JoDean Kile   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., Oklahoma Panhandle State University
    M.H.A., Bellevue University
    M.S.N., Western Govenors University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
    Certified Inpatient Obstetric Nurse
     
Terry Kleffman   Chief Information Officer
    Information Technology Services
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.B.A., West Texas State University
     
Macy Kohler   Instructor
    Mathematics, Engineering and Physical Sciences
    B.S., M.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Michael S. Kopenits   Professor
    Biological Sciences
    B.A., Kent State University
    D.M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
     
Amanda Kuker   Instructor
    Math, Engineering, and Physical Science
    B.S., M.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
     
Tiffany Lamb   Associate Professor
    Biological Sciences
    B.S., West Texas A&M University
    M.S., University of Texas at Arlington
    M.S., New York Chiropractic College
     
Michelle Lamons   Director of Instruction
    Academic Success
    A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., West Texas A & M University
     
James Laughlin   Professor
    Music
    B.A., B.M.E., Southwestern Oklahoma State University
    M.M.E., Wichita State University
    Ph.D., University of North Texas
     
Tim Leeper   Instructor
    Mathematics
    B.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    M.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Amanda Lester-Chisum   Instructor/Clinic Coordinator
    Dental Hygiene
    A.S., Niagara College
    B.A., M.Ed., Wayland Baptist University
    Registered Dental Hygienist (Texas)
     
Jodi Lindseth   Program Coordinator/Instructor
    Management
    B.S., B.S., University of Mary
    M.B.A., University of Phoenix
     
Jacqueline Sorenson Llewellyn   Instructor
    Speech/Communications
    B.A., M.A., West Texas A & M University
     
Shawna Lopez   Program Director/Instructor
    Pharmacy Technology
    B.A.A.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Russell D. Lowery-Hart   President of Amarillo College
    B.S., West Texas A&M University
    M.A., Texas Tech University
    Ph.D., Ohio University
     
Derek A. Lyon   Instructor
    Diesel Technology
    A.A.,Temple Junior College
    B.A.A.S., West Texas State University
    ASE Certified
     
Robin Malone   Program Coordinator/Instructor
    Legal Studies
    A.S., A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.B.A., Texas Tech University
    Juris Doctor, Creighton University
     
Bryant Manning   Dual Credit Coordinator/Instructor
    English
    B.A., Michigan State University
    M.A., DePaul University
     
Alexa Maples   Coordinator
    Student Support Services (MCC)
    B.S., University of Tulsa
    M.S., Oklahoma State University
     
Judy Massie   Program Director/Instructor
    Medical Data Specialist
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    American Association of Medical Assistants
     
Tabatha A. Mathias   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., M.S.N., West Texas A&M University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Becky Matthews   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    A.D.N., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., M.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
    Certified Pharmacy Technician
     
Mario Mireles   Instructor
    Biology
    A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., M.S., West Texas A & M University
     
Rhonda K. McCampbell   Instructor
    Management
    B.B.A., West Texas A & M University
     
Susan Holstun McClure   Academic Advisor
    Nursing
    A.A., Southwestern Assemblies of God College
    B.S., M.A., Eastern New Mexico University
     
Kim McGowan   Instructor
    Mathematics, Engineering and Physical Sciences
    B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
    M.S., Texas Tech University
     
Khristi McKelvy   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    Coordinator, Clinical Simulation
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S.N. West Texas State Uiversity
    M.S.N., Walden University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Sharla (Delane) McUne   Instructor
    Business Systems and Emerging Technology
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas
    M.B.A., Eastern New Mexico University
    Graduate Certificate Wind Energy Management, Texas Tech University
     
Chandra Melton   Instructor
    Vocational Nursing
    L.V.N., A.D.N., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Sarah E. Milford   Instructor
    Vocational Nursing
    B.S., B.S.N., West Texas A & M University
    M.S.N., Walden University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Courtney G. Milleson   Assistant Professor
    Speech
    B.A., West Texas A&M University
    M.Ed., Texas Tech University
     
Charlotte Modersitzki   Coordinator
    Personal Enrichment
    B.S., Idaho State University
     
Brandon Moore   Assistant Professor
    Biology
    B.S., University of Colorado
    M.S., Arizona State University
    Ph.D., Washington State University
     
Shelby Moore   Instructor
    Business Administration
    B.B.A., M.S.F.E., West Texas A & M University
     
Mary Clare Munger   Department Chair/Assistant Professor
    Education/Child Development
    B.S., M.Ed., Southwest Texas State University
     
Alexandra Muniz   Instructor
    Biology
    A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., M.S., West Texas A & M University
     
Mark Nair   Program Coordinator/Instructor
    Business Administration
    B.A., M.A., Texas A & M University
     
     
Margaret Netherton   Professor
    English
    B.A., Spring Hill College
    B.S., University of South Alabama
    M.A., Clemson University
    A.B.D., Auburn University
     
William D. Netherton   Professor
    English
    B.A., M.A., West Texas State University
    Ph.D., Texas Tech University
     
A. Ray Newburg, Jr.   Department Chair/Assistant Professor
    Theatre
    A.S., Amarillo College
    B.A., Texas Wesleyan University
    M.F.A., Tulane University
     
Camille Day Nies   Department Chair/Associate Professor
    Music
    AC Suzuki Program Coordinator
    B.M., M.M., West Texas State University
     
Ed Nolte   Department Chair/Assistant Professor
    Industrial and Transportation Technologies
    B.A., Ohio State University
    M.S., West Texas State University
     
Jason A. Norman   Director
    P-16 Career Pathways Advisement
    B.S., M.Ed, West Texas A&M University
    TEA Certified Counselor
     
Ernesto Olmos   Associate Director
    Advising
    B.A., West Texas A&M University
    M.Ed., Wayland Baptist University
     
Wade Olsen   Program Director/Associate Professor
    Emergency Medical Services Professions
    A.A.S., Clarendon College
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., West Texas A&M University
    M.Ed., Eastern New Mexico University
     
Dennis Olson   Assistant Professor
    Art
    B.A., Missouri Western State College
    M.F.A., North Texas State University
     
Michelle Orcutt   Department Chair/Instructor
    Speech
    B.A., M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Pamela Ortega   Instructor
    English
    Moore County Campus
    B.A., M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Shawn Palmer   Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education/Instructor
    Physical Therapist Assistant Program
    A.A.S., Collin Community College
    B.A., Hendrix College
     
Mitch Parker   Director of Career & Testing Services
    Career and Employment Services
    B.A., M.S., Henderson State University
     
Phyllis L. Pastwa   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    A.D.N., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., M.S.N., West Texas A & M University
     
Matthew J. Piech   Program Coordinator ESL/Instructor
    M.A., Emporia State University
    M.A., University of Phoenix
    B.A., Arizona State University
    A.A.S., Pima Community College
    Certificate-Intermediate Spanish, El Centro Linguisticos y Multiculturales
     
Shelia Pierce                      Instructor
    ACcess Learning Center, Hereford Campus
    B.S., West Texas State University
     
Rashmi Pillai   Instructor
    Computer Information Systems
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.A., MS University, India
    M.B.A., University of Kerola, India
     
Kim Pinter   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Texas - Arlington
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Dan A. Porter   Professor
    Biology
    B.S., M.S., West Texas State University
     
Linda C. Powell   Instructor
    Social Sciences
    B.B.S., Hardin-Simmons University
    M.Ed., University of Texas at Brownsville
    M.A., Sam Houston State University
     
Kelly Prater   Director
    Financial Aid
    B.B.A., University of Texas - Arlington
     
Jennifer Rabson   Instructor
    Physical Sciences
    B.A., Rice University
    Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin
     
Asanga Ranasinghe   Instructor
    Math, Engineering, Physical Science
    B.S., University of Colombo-Sri Lanka
    M.S., University of Nevada-Las Vegas
    Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara
     
Claudia Reed   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    A.D.N., Vernon College
    B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Phoenix
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Tamara Rhodes   Assistant Professor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    B.S.N., Texas Tech University
    M.S.N., Walden University
     
Jaime Rios   Instructor
    Success Center
    B.S., West Texas A & M University
     
Christy Robinson   Program Coordinator of Reading/Instructor
    Academic Success
    B.A., Texas Tech University
     
Marcie Robinson   Instructor
    Speech
    B.S., M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Tamra Rocsko   Program Director/Instructor
    Nuclear Medicine
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., Bellevue University
    M.Ed., Eastern New Mexico University
    CMRT (Texas), CNMT, ARRT
     
Elizabeth Rodriquez   Assistant Professor
    Psychology
    B.A., University of Oklahoma
    M.S., Texas Christian University
    Ph.D., Texas Christian University
     
Maury R. Roman-Jordan   Director
    Outreach Services
    B.S., TEC of Monterrey (ITESM)
    M.A., Texas Tech University
     
Taylor S. Roper   Instructor
    Mathematics, Engineering, and Physical Sciences
    B.S., M.S., West Texas A & M University
     
Mark E. Rowh   Dean
    Health Sciences
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., Weber State University
    M.A., West Texas A&M University
    CNMT-Emeritus
     
Melody “Michele” Rupe   Director-Patient Care/Coordinator-CCHcE/Instructor
    Patient Care Tech
    A.D.N., Amarillo College
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Seema Saiyed   Instructor
    Chemistry
    A.B.D., University of North Texas (Texas)
    M.S., University of Texas at Dallas (Texas)
    M.S.C., University of Karachi (Pakistan)
     
Dennis T. Sarine   Instructor
    Child Development Program
    B.S., M.Ed., West Texas A & M University
     
Jay Sawyer   Instructor
    Speech
    A.A., College of the Mainland
    B.M., East Texas Baptist College
    M.A. Comm., Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary
    M.F.A., Texas Tech University
     
Mary Schneider   Instructor
    Medical Laboratory Technology
    B.S., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
    B.S., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    M.S., West Texas A&M University
    MT(ASCP)
     
Sam Schwarzlose   Associate Professor
    Biology
    B.A., University of Dallas
    M.S., Texas State University
     
Dana C. Scott   Program Director/Instructor
    Dental Assisting
    A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S.O.E., Wayland Baptist University
    CDA - National Certified Dental Assistant
    RDA - Texas Registered Dental Assistant
     
Lynne Seal   Program Coordinator/Instructor
    Office Administration
    B.S., University of California, Davis
    M.B.A., Webster University
     
Lyndi C. Shadbolt   Director of the Associate Degree Nursing
    Professor
    B.S.N., M.S., West Texas A&M University
    M.S.N. Education, Western Governors University
    Certified Nursing Educator (CNE), National League of Nursing
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Leslie G. Shelton   Director of Corporate Training
    Continuing Education Division
    A.A.S., Barton County Community College
     B.S., West Texas State University
     
DeeAnne Sisco   Instructor
    Nursing
    A.D.N., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., M.S.N., West Texas A & M University
    CNOR, CBN
     
Denese Skinner   Vice President of Student Affairs
    B.S., Texas Tech University
    M.Ed., West Texas A & M University
     
Jackie W. Smith   Content Producer
    Panhandle PBS/KACV-FM
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
     
Jamie Smith   Clinical Coordinator/Instructor
    Radiography
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S.R.S., Midwestern State University
     
Kim Smith   Instructor
    Vocational Nursing
    L.V.N., A.D.N., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., University of Texas, Arlington
    M.S.N., Walden University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Steven Smith   Vice President of Business Affairs
    Business Affairs
    BBA, West Texas A&M
    MBA, West Texas A&M
     
Terry Smith   Program Coordinator/Instructor
    Aviation Maintenance Technology
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.A.A.S., Wayland Baptist University
    A&P (IA), Federal Aviation Administration
    General Operators License, Federal Communications Commission
     
Frank Sobey   Associate VP of Academic Affiars
    B.A., M.A., Texas Tech University
     
Catherine J. Stout   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    B.S.N., M.S.N., RNC-MNN,  West Texas A & M University
     
Tommi R. Stovall   Instructor
    Management
    B.A., M.A., West Texas A & M
     
Carol Summers   Department Chair, Developmental English & Reading/Instructor
    Academic Success
    B.A., Wayland Baptist University
    M.A., Eastern New Mexico University
     
Tony Tackitt   Program Director/Instructor
    Radiation Therapy
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.M.Ed., West Texas State University
    M.Ed., West Texas A&M University
     
Sheree Hilliard Talkington   Program Director/Assistant Professor
    Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
    B.S., University of Texas Medical Branch
    M.A., Texas Women’s University
    O.T.D., Chatham University
     
Karen L. Taylor   Instructor
    Developmental Writing Academic Success
    A.S., Amarillo College
    B.A., M.A., West Texas A & M University
     
Kay Taylor   Director of Engagement, Training, and Compliance/Title IV Coordinator, Civil
    Employment and Organizational Development
    B.S., West Texas State University
     M.Ed., West Texas A&M University
     
Victoria Taylor-Gore   Dean of Liberal Arts
    B.F.A., West Texas State University
    M.F.A., University of California
     
Jerry L. Terry   Director of Operations
    Truck Driving Academy
    A.S., Amarillo College
    B.O.E., Eastern New Mexico University
     
Preston Tirey   Instructor
    Mathematics, Hinkson Memorial Campus, Hereford
    B.G.S., M.S., M.Ed., West Texas A & M University
     
Richard “Buddy” Todd   Instructor
    Emergency Medical Services
    Certificate in Paramedicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center
    B.S., Wayland Baptist University
    J.D., Oklahoma City University School of Law
     
David K. Tompkins   Instructor
    Academic Success
    Ed.D., University of Lincoln-Nebraska
    M.A., University of New Mexico
    B.A., Midwest Christian College
     
Lisa Townsend   Program Director/Instructor
    Surgical Technology
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., University of Texas-Arlington
    Certified Surgical Technologist
    Certified Nurse of the Operating Room (CNOR)
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Sarah Uselding   Program Coordinator/Assistant Professor
    Criminal Justice
    B.A., M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Mark C. Usnick   Department Chair/Associate Professor
    Engineering Computer Science
    B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University
     
Dave Van Domelen   Assistant Professor
    Physical Sciences
    B.S., Northeast Missouri State University (Truman State University)
    Ph.D., The Ohio State University
     
Renée Vincent   Dean of Campus Operations
    Moore County Campus
    B.S.B., M.S. (Bus. Educ.), M.S. (Educ. Admin.),Emporia State University
     
Kelly S. Voelm   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    B.S. Ed., Arlington Baptist College
    M.S.N., University of Phoenix
     
Eric C. Wallace   Director
    Criminal Justice Programs
    B.S., M.A., West Texas A&M University
     
Jeff Wallick   Program Coordinator/Industry Partnership Coordinator
    Safety and Environmental Technology
    B.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Annette Watts   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    A.D.N., Amarillo College
    B.S.N., M.S.N., West Texas A & M University
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Derek A. Weathersbee   Instructor
    Art/Graphic Design
    B.F.A., Texas Christian University
     
Walter Webb   Instructor
    Industrial Technology
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.G.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Rene West   Assistant Professor
    Photography/Visual Arts
    B.F.A., M.F.A., Texas Woman’s University
     
Mark Wheat   Instructor
    Aviation Maintenance Technology
    A&P (IA), Federal Aviation Administration
     
Amanda Wheeler   Assistant Professor
    Mathematics, Engineering and Physical Sciences
    B.S., Angelo State University
    M.S., Texas Tech University
     
Karen White   Associate Professor
    Developmental Mathematics
    Mathematics, Engineering and Physical Sciences
    B.A., Texas Tech University
     
Mark D.White   Executive Vice President, Institutional Advancement, and General Counsel
    Associate Degree, Amarillo College
    B.B.A., Texas Tech University
    J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law
     
Paul E. Whitfield   Associate Professor
    Emergency Medical Services Professions
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S., M.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Rita Wilson   Associate Director of Enrollment Services
    Enrollment Services
    A.A.S., Amarillo College
    B.S.O.E., Wayland Baptist University
     
Collin C. Witherspoon   Executive Director of Decision Analytics and Institutional Research
    B.S., M.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Reem Witherspoon   Instructor
    Mathematics
    Supervisor, Outreach Center
    B.S., West Texas A&M University
     
Joe Wyatt   Communications Coordinator
    College Relations
    B.S., West Texas State University
     
Mona Yarbrough   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    B.S.N., West Texas State University
    M.S.N., University of Phoenix
    Registered Nurse (Texas)
     
Kerrie S. Young   Instructor
    Associate Degree Nursing
    B.S.N., M.S.N., West Texas A&M University
     
     
     
     

 

 

Bible Chairs

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Jerry L. Klein, M.A.
Amarillo Bible Chair

Jonathan Kohler, M.A.
Bible Chair of the Southwest

 

 

Adjunct Faculty

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Allied Health Division

Dental Assisting

Amarillo Dental Associates
Amarillo Endodontics
Amarillo Pedodontics
Steve Banks, DDS
Brady Dental Group
Erica Brassfield, RDH
Amy Brewton, DDS
B. Houston Collins, III, DDS, PA
Ken Comer, DDS
Kenneth Crossland, DDS
Deborah Darrah, RDH
Greg Harrison, DDS
Anthony Harwell, Jr., DDS
Brent Hawkins, DDS
James Houston, DDS
Jared Houston, DDS
Randal Lamb, DDS
Wayne McEntire, DDS
Troy Moore, DDS
Cindy Schmidt, DDS
Richard Smith, DDS
James Vaughan, DDS
Eric Wilkie, DDS

Dental Hygiene

Madeline Borecki Coury, DMD
Monica Cryer, RDH
Jack Fong, DDS
Greg Harrison, DDS
Patricia Jessell, RDH, BS
Krista Lutonsky, RDH
Chelsea O’Dell, RDH
Janet Ramos, RDH
John Sparkman, DDS

Emergency Medical Services Professions
Matt Amerson
Howard Bacon
Jeremy Baker
Justin Baker
Michele Barton
Brandon Fansler
Logan Funderburk
Bill Heizer
Joe Kitchens
Jeannette Knowles
Jason Love
Ryan Mayes
Grady Milton
Stacy Olsen
Jade Richards
William Riley
Rick Shaver
Ryan Smith
Jaimy Torrez
Derek Vaughan
 

Medical Data Specialist

Eddie Bacon, BAAS, RTR, RT(N)
Catherine Baez, RN
Robert Bates, RN
Blanca Herrera, MDS, CCS
Shawna Lopez, B.A.A.S.
 

Medical Laboratory Technology


Mortuary Science
Scott M. Edwards, Jr., B.A.A.S.
Robert G. Green, M.S.

Nuclear Medicine Technology
Eddie Bacon, BAAS, RTR, RT(N)
Michael Hart, RTR (CV)(CT)
Kayla Thomas, CNMT

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Pharmacy Technology
Matthew Simon, CPhT IV

Physical Therapist Assistant

Radiation Therapy
Candy Habeger, RT (T)
Keitha Rahlfs, RT (T)

Radiography
Michael Hart, RT (R)
Jim Huse RT (R)
 

Respiratory Care

Bruce Baker, M.D.
Todd Barnett, B.S., RRT
Cynthia McColl, B.S., RRT-NPS

Surgical Technology
Maria Gutierrez, RN
Ronnie Head, RN
Melinda Jones, CST
Ben Segura, CST
Terry Tracy, RN


Nursing

Associate Degree Nursing

Suzanne Calendar, RN
Katherine Reed, MSN, RN
Delores Thompson, MSN, RN
 

Vocational Nursing

Anette Arguijo, RN
Rachel Botkin, BSN, RN
Kate Bridges, BSN, RN
Janet Brooks RN
Chandra Melton, BSN, RN
Olga Rodriguez, RN
Katie Spear, BSN, RN
Sylvia Wyer, BSN, RN

 

 

 


 

 

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