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LCCC Catalog 2023-2024 
    Jul 22, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Full-Time Faculty

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Kristin Abraham, Instructor, English, BA, Central Michigan University; MFA, West Virginia University

Danielle Adams, Instructor, Accounting/Business, AS, Laramie County Community College; BS, MS, University of Wyoming

Melissa Adkins, Instructor, Mathematics, BS, Emporia State University; MS, PhD, Colorado State University

Troy Amick, Program Director, Information Technology, BS, Indiana State University; BS, MS, Western Governor’s University

Lori Arnold, Program Director, Respiratory Therapy, MS, University of Wyoming

Paula Badgett, Librarian, BA, University of Utah; MLIS, University of Washington

Alex Barker, Pathway Coordinator, Health Sciences & Wellness, AA, Laramie County Community College; BA, MA, University of Wyoming

Kristi Bassett, Instructor, Accounting, MACC, Brigham Young University

Rob Benning, Instructor, Auto Body Repair, Diploma, AOS, Wyoming Technical Institute; AAS, Laramie County Community College; Master Collision Repair Technician, National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence; Master Automotive ASE Certification

Katie Blunn, Instructor, Zoology/Biology, BA, Washington and Lee University; MS, University of Wyoming

Carole Boughton, Pathway Coordinator, Business & Accounting, BA, University of Northern Colorado; MPA, University of Wyoming

Karen Bowen, Program Director, Nursing, AAS Laramie County Community College; BS, University of Wyoming; MSN, Regis University; PhD, Walden University

Andrew Brasile, Instructor, Mathematics, MS, PhD, University of Illinois, Chicago

Lori Britton, Instructor, Zoology/Biology, BS, University of Wyoming; MS, UC Berkely

Amanda Brown, Instructor, Psychology, AS, Laramie County Community College; BA, BS, Chadron State College; MS, University of Wyoming;

Kari Brown-Herbst, Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs, BA, Kalamazoo College; MAE, Marian College, EdD, University of Wyoming

Samira Caamano, Instructor, Chemistry, BS, National University of Cordoba; PhD, Colorado State University

Ian Caldon, Instructor, Spanish/ESL, BA, San Francisco State University; MA, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru; MA, California State University - San Bernardino

Aylin Carey, Interim Instructor, Mathematics, AS, Eastern Wyoming College; BS, University of Wyoming; MA, University of Wyoming; PhD, University of Wyoming

Jamie Clarke, Instructor, Psychology, BS, MS, University of Wyoming

Nickolas Colsch, Instructor, Economics/Public Policy, BBA, University of Iowa; MA, Western Illinois University

Frank Cook, Instructor, Instrumental Music, BA, MA, Ithaca College; PhD, University of Northern Colorado

Susan Dellos, Instructor, Nursing, ADN, Laramie County Community College; BSN, American Public University

Jen DeRouchey, Program Director, Human Behaviors, BS, MA, University of Nebraska

Paige Dingess, Instructor, Zoology/Biology, BA, George Washington University; PhD, University of Wyoming

Kirstin Dobson, Interim Instructor, English, BS, Utah State University; MLS, Regis University

Qing Du, Instructor, Chemistry, BS, Ocean University of China; MS, PhD, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences Academia Sinica; PhD, Lulea University of Technology

Dustin Eicke, Vice President, Performance & Planning, BA, Lubbock Christian University; MA, Abilene Christian University; PhD, Texas Tech University

Tyler Esp, Instructor, Information Technology, AAS, Laramie County Community College; BS, Western Governor’s University

Stephanie Fiedler Gleich, Instructor, Chemistry, BA, Macalester College; PhD, Colorado State University

Minden Fox, Instructor, Marketing/Business, BS, University of Wyoming; MS, Southern New Hampshire University

Lindsey Freeman, Program Director, Agriculture, BS, University of Wyoming; MA, University of Wyoming

Juan Gavette, Instructor, Agriculture & Activity Coach, BW, University of Wyoming; MS, North Dakota State University

Samuel Graham, Instructor, Welding Technology, Welding Instructor Certification, National Center for Construction Education and Research

Chris Hair, Instructor, Geography/Geosciences, BS, Brigham Young University; MS, PhD, University of Southern Mississippi

Sarah Hannes, Director, Enrollment Services, BA, MA, University of Wyoming

Kacee Hansen, Instructor/Clinical Coordinator, Radiography, AAS, Laramie County Community College; BS, University of Wyoming

Sheridan Hanson, Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching, AAS, Laramie County Community College; BAS, Chadron State College; MA, University of Wyoming

Laura Hayes, Instructor, English, BA, Grand Valley State University; MA, Central Michigan University

Kira Heater, Instructor, Mathematics, BA, St. Johns College; MA, University of Montana

Cynthia Henning,  Program Director, Exercise Science, AA, Eastern Wyoming Junior College; BA, MA, University of Northern Colorado; EdD, University of Wyoming

Susan Hibbs, Instructor, Nursing, ADN, St. Catherine’s University; BSN, University of Phoenix; MSN Colorado Christian University

Jenny Himes-Baumgartner, Instructor, Nursing, AAS, Northern Wyoming Community College District; MSN, Capella University

Sean Horton, Clinical Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services, Firefighter Certification, Allan Hancock Community College; Emergency Medical Technician-B, Cuesta Community College; Paramedic Certification, National College of Technical Instruction; 

Ann Howard, Program Director, Health Information Technology Management, AAS, St. Philips College; BS, Stephens College; MHA, Chapman University

Stephen Hrkach, Instructor, Wind Energy Technology, AAS, Community College of the Air Force; AS, Laramie County Community College

Cate James, Instructor, Nursing, BSN, Western Governors University

Danielle Jensen-Ryan, Pathway Coordinator, Human & Public Services, BA, MA, University of Wyoming; PhD, University of Georgia

Dayna Johnson, Instructor/Simulation Lab Coordinator, Nursing, ADN, Front Range Community College; BSN, Colorado Christian University; MSN, University of Wyoming 

Rick Johnson, Senior Vice President, Administration & Finance, BS, MS, University of Wyoming

Meghan Kelly, Associate Dean, Library & Learning Commons, BA, Montana State University; MLIS, University of Texas at Austin

Janna Kestner, Instructor, History, BA, University of Montana; MA, University of Wyoming

Gabbi King, Interim Instructor/Clinical Coordinator, Physical Therapist Assistant, DPT, Regis University

Chris Klingbeil, Instructor, English, BS, University of Wisconsin; MFA, Colorado State University; MFA, Boise State University

Angela Kortemeier, Instructor, Health Information Technology Management, AAS, Gogebic Community College; BA, MS, College of St. Scholastica

Damien Kortum, Dean, ACC Academic Affairs, BA, Black Hills State University; MA, University of Northern Colorado

Jill Koslosky, Dean, School of Business, Agriculture & Technical Studies, BA, MS, Colorado State University; DM, University of Maryland

Paul Koslosky, Instructor/Clinical Coordinator, Nursing, ADN, Indian River Community College; BSN Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Emily Kruchten, Instructor, Nursing, AAS, Front Range Community College; BA, Colorado State University; BSN, Arizona State University; MSN, Grand Canyon University

Brenden Larson, Interim Program Director, Physical Therapy Assistant, AAS, BS, Brigham Young University - Idaho

Ben Lehan, Instructor, Agriculture & Activity Coach, AA, Victor Valley Community College; BS, MS, California State Polytechnic University; EdD, California State Polytechnical University, Pomona

Kathleen Lemaster, Instructor, Lead Electrical Industrial Maintenance, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Joint Apprenticeship; AAS, Laramie County Community College

Emily Lenzen, Interim Instructor/Clinical Coordinator, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, AAS, St Cloud Technical College; BA, Minnesota State University

Denise MacLeod, Instructor, Nursing, BSN, MSN, Rush University

Nicholas Marcello, Interim Instructor, Zoology/Biology, BS, University of Wyoming, MS, University of Wyoming

Jennifer Markus, Librarian, BS, MLS, Indiana University

Chad Marley, Chief Information Officer, AS, Eastern Wyoming Community College; BS, Gardner-Webb University; MBA, University of Wyoming

Gavin Martin, Instructor, Biology, BS, MS, PhD, Brigham Young University

Starla Mason, Dean, School of Health Sciences & Wellness, AAS, Laramie County Community College; BS, University of Wyoming; MSM, Lesley College

Daniel Maw, Instructor, Art, AA, Muscatine Community College; BFA, University of Iowa; MFA, University of Tennessee

Jo McGuire, Interim Instructor, Economics/Finance, BA, East Carolina University; MS, University of Wyoming

Dan McIntosh, Pathway Coordinator, Information Technology, AA, Colorado Mountain College; BS, University of Colorado; MS, University of Colorado; PhD, University of Hamburg

Laura McMennamin, Instructor, English, BA, MA, University of Wyoming; MFA, Texas State University

Ronald Medina, Instructor, Art, BFA, Colorado State University; MFA, Washington State University

Chase Metzler, Instructor, Welding Technology, AAS, Eastern Wyoming College

James Miller, Dean of Students, BA, Utah State University; MPA, PhD, University of Arizona

Scott Moncrief, Instructor, Education, BS, MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Trent Morrell, Pathway Coordinator, STEM, BA, Augustana College; MA, Western Illinois University

Heather Morrow, Instructor, Developmental Math, BS, University of Wyoming; MA, Western Governors University

Diane Mullins, Instructor/Clinical Coordinator, Dental Hygiene, BSDH, University of Colorado; MS, Grand Canyon University

Roberto Munoz-Alicea, Instructor, Mathematics, BS, University of Puerto Rico; MS, University of Colorado; PhD, Colorado State University

Erik Mutterer, Interim Instructor/Radiology Coordinator, Dental Hygiene, AS, Salt Lake Community College; BS, University of South Dakota; MA, University of South Dakota; EdD, Nebraska Methodist College

Renee Nelson, Instructor, English, AA, Laramie County Community College; BA, University of Wyoming; MA, University of Northern Colorado

Erin Nitschke, Instructor, Exercise Science, BS, EdD, University of Wyoming

Matt Nolan, Instructor, Welding Technology, BS, University of Wyoming; ME, Concordia University

Lisa Nordyke, Instructor, Mathematics, BA, Hasting College; MA, University of Wyoming

J O’Brien, Pathway Coordinator, Communication & Creative Arts, AA, Laramie County Community College, BA, University of Wyoming; MFA, Academy of Art University

Yelena O’Brien, Interim Instructor, Engineering, MS, Rensselaer Polytechnica Institute; PhD, University of Wyoming

Aaron Olsen, Instructor, Information Technology, BS, MBA, Western Governors University

Nancy Olson, Vice President, Human Resources, BS, University of Wyoming; MA, Ashford University

Danielle Opp, Program Director, Health Sciences, AAS, Laramie County Community College; BA, Ottawa University; MA, Ashford University

Thyra Page, Instructor, Communications, BS, MA, University of Wyoming

Chad Parsons, Instructor, Diesel Technology, AAS, Wyoming Technical Institute

Jason Pasqua, Instructor, Theatre/Communication, AA, Northeastern Junior College; BFA, University of Wyoming; MFA, University of Idaho

Morgan Pennington, Instructor, Animal/Equine Science & Activity Coach, BS, MS, Texas A&M University

Seth Perkins, Librarian, BA, University of Wyoming; MS, San Jose State University

Tracy Perko, Program Director, Surgical Technology, AAS, Laramie County Community College; BS, University of Wyoming

Caleb Perriton, Program Director, Trades & Technical Studies, BS, Weber State University; MBA, University of Wyoming

Jennifer Querry, Instructor, Nursing, MSN, Grand Canyon University

Ashleigh Ralls, Program Director, Radiography, AAS, Laramie County Community College; BS, Bellevue University; MA, University of Wyoming

Arshi Rizwani-Nisley, Instructor, Education, BA, Rocky Mountain College; EdM, Montana State University; EdD, National-Louis University

Seth Robbins, Instructor, Diesel Technology, ASE Master Certification

Nola Rocha, Comptroller, BS, MPA, Montana State University-Bozeman

Zac Roehrs, Interim Instructor, Microbiology/Biology, BS, MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; PhD, Oklahoma State University

Lily Rowen, Instructor, Political Science, BA, Occidental College; MA, MA, PhD, Claremonte Graduate University

Paige Russell, Interim Instructor, Communication, AA, Laramice County Community College; BS, Minnesota State University; MA, Northern Illinois University

Josh Ryan, Instructor, Electrical/Industrial Maintenance, IECRM, Rocky Mountain Electrical Trade School

Sarah Schindler, Instructor, Nursing, BSN, MSN, University of Wyoming

Joseph Schaffer, President, AA, Bemidji State University; BS, University of Montana; MS, Montana Tech of the University of Montana; EdD, University of Montana

Julie Semlak, Instructor, Communications, MS, Illinois State University, PhD, North Dakota State University

Ann Shelby, Instructor, Education, AAS, Pikes Peak Community College; BA, University of Northern Colorado; MA, University of Colorado

Jeffrey Shmidl, Program Director, Business & Finance, AS, Casper College; BS, MSF, MSE, MSML, University of Wyoming

Katie Shockley, Pathway Coordinator, Agriculture & Equine, BS, University of Wyoming; MS, Oklahoma State University

Jerry Smith, Instructor, Echocardiography, AA, Bellevue Community College; BS, Montana State University

Courtney Springer, Instructor, Biology/Chemistry, PhD, Colorado State University

Crystal Stratton, Instructor, Communication, BA, MA, University of Wyoming; MLS, University of Arizona

Jill Stringer, Instructor, Mathematics, BA, University of Wyoming; MA, Grand Canyon University; MA, University of Northern Colorado

Melissa Stutz, Senior Vice President, Student Services, BA, University of Texas; MA, Webster University; EdD, Northcentral University

Maggie Swanger, Librarian, BS, University of Oregon; MA, University of Arizona

Leif Swanson, Instructor, English, AA, Kirkwood Community College; BA, University of Northern Iowa; MA, University of Northern Colorado

Maryellen Tast, Dean, School of Outreach & Workforce Development, AS, Delaware County Community College; BS, University of Wyoming; MA, University of Phoenix

Lisa Taylor, Instructor, Psychology, BA, Midland Lutheran College; MS, Chadron State College

Amber Telander, Program Director, Dental Hygiene, AA, Sheridan College; AAS, Laramie County Community College; BS, Northern Arizona University; MA, University of Wyoming

Ezras Tellalian, Instructor, Psychology, BA, California State University; MA, The New School for Social Research;  

Sue Torney, Program Director, Speech Language Pathology Assistant, BS, South Dakota State University; MS, University of South Dakota

Lisa Trimble, Vice President, Advancement, BS, MS, University of Nebraska

Kelli Trujillo, Instructor, Science/Developmental Math, AAS, Colorado Mountain College; BA, Western State College of Colorado; MS, PhD, University of Wyoming

Scott VanHorn, Pathway Coordinator, Trades & Technical Studies, BS, MBA, University of Wyoming

Jasmine Varos, Instructor, Information Technology, AAS, Laramie County Community College; BS, Colorado State University; MS, Bellevue University

Adrienne Wade, Program Director, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, BS, Fort Hays State University; MS, Colorado State University Global Campus

Richard Walsh, Instructor, Information Technology, Hardware Technician, Programming, and Web Design Certificates, Laramie County Community College; BS, Western Governors University

Ami Wangeline, Instructor, Biology, BA, Ripon College; MS, University of Wyoming; PhD, Colorado State University

Jodi Weppner, Instructor/Coordinator, Justice Studies, BS, JD, University of Wyoming

Melissa Williams, Instructor, Mathematics, BS, Eastern Connecticut State University; MS, University of Rhode Island

Stephen Willoughby, Program Director, Emergency Medical Services, BS, University of Wyoming; MBA, Regis University

Bryan Wilson, Dean, School of Arts & Sciences, AS, Laramie County Community College; BS, MS, University of Wyoming

Monica Wilson, Instructor, Mathematics, AA, Portland Community College; BA, MA, Oregon State University

Marie Yearling, Instructor, Microbiology, BS, Ohio University; PhD, Colorado State University

Melanie Young, Program Director, Mathematics & English, BA, MA, University of Northern Colorado

Shannon Zavorka, Instructor, Statistics, BA, MS, PhD, University of Northern Colorado

Bill Zink, Director, Physical Plant, AAS, Community College of the Air Force; BS, Wayland Baptist University; MBA, Trident University

David Zwonitzer, Instructor, English/Philosophy, BA, MA, University of Northern Colorado