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College Personnel


BOARD OF REGENTS TERM EXPIRES

Karla Metzler, Gainesville

Chair

2021

Dr. Bill Ledbetter, Gainesville

Vice-Chair

2017

Christy Morris, Gainesville

Secretary

2019

Patsy Wilson, Gainesville

Member

2021

Richard Haayen, Gainesville

Member

2017

Jon Grime, Muenster

Member

2021

Matt Chalmers, Gainesville

Member

2019

Presidents Leadership Team

Dr. Brent Wallace, President - Chief Executive Officer
B.B.A., Hardin-Simmons U.; M.A., Abilene Christian U.; Ph.D., Texas Tech U.

Dr. Andrew Fisher, Provost-Chief Academic Officer & Chief Student Services Officer
B.A., U. of North Texas; M.S., Texas A&M U. Commerce; Ed.D., Texas A&M U. Commerce

Dr. Janie Neighbors, Vice President of Fiscal Affairs
A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., M.B.E., U. of North Texas;
Ed.D., Texas A&M U. Commerce

Debbie Sharp, Vice President of External Affairs
B.S., M.S., U. of North Texas

Dr.Emily Klement, Associate Vice President of Academic Partnerships, Bowie/Graham Campus
B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., U. of North Texas

Robbie Baugh, Vice President of Administrative Affairs
B.B.A., U. of North Texas; M.B.A., U. of Mary Hardin-Baylor 

David Brown, Associate Vice President - Institutional Research and Strategic Planning
B.S., M.B.A., U. of North Texas

Deans & Directors

Kim Birdwell, Director of Graham Campus
B.S., Texas Tech U.

Jessica Carlile, Dean of Lifelong Learning
B.S., M.Ed. Texas Woman's U.

Melinda Carroll, Director of Admissions/Registrar
B.S., U. of Texas Arlington

Denise Cason, Chief Information Officer
A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Bellevue Univ.

Roy Culberson, Dean of Denton County Campuses
B.A., M.Ed., U. of Texas at El Paso

Dr. Roxanne Del Rio, Associate Dean of Partnerships
A.A., Del Mar College; B.A., Corpus Christi State Univ.; M.P.A., U. of North Texas

Jessica DeRoche, Director of Flower Mound Campus
B.A., M.Ed., U. of North Texas

Tracey Fleniken, Director of Counseling & Testing
B.A., McNeese State Univ.; M.A., Texas Woman's Univ.

Daisy Garcia, Director of Student Life
A.A.S.; B.B.A, U. of North Texas

Dr. Larry Gilbert, Dean of English and Social Sciences
B.S., Texas Tech U.; M.Ed., Tarleton State U.; Ed.D., Texas Tech U.

Van Hedrick, Athletic Director, Head Softball Coach, Dept Chair Physical Education
A.S., Vernon Regional Jr. College; B.A., M.A., Tarleton State Univ.

Debbie Huffman, Dean of Workforce and Technology
A.A.S., North Central Texas College; B.A.A.S., M.S., U. of North Texas

Ermie Kemp, Director of Financial Services
B.S., U. of San Carlos

Rodney Lipscomb, Dean of Students
M.S., Florida State Univ.

Dr. O. John Maduko, Dean of Health Sciences & eLearning
M.D., St. Matthew's University School of Medicine

Mary Martinson, Dean of Student Success
B.A., Texas Tech U.; M.A., U. of North Texas

Lynn Peters, Senior Director of Payroll/Benefits
A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Bellevue Univ.

Diane Roether, Dean of Libraries
B.A., New Mexico State U.; M.A, U. of Oklahoma; M.L.S., U. of North Texas

Kay Schroeder, Director of Human Resources
B.A., U. of North Texas

Susan Svane, RITA Grant Manager
B.S., Texas Woman's U.; M.Ed., U. of North Texas

Ashley Tatum, Director of Financial Aid
A.A., A.A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., M.Ed., U. of North Texas

Donna Uptergrove, Director of Grants
B.B.A., M.M.A., Texas Tech Univ.

Dianne Walterscheid, Director of Marketing & Public Relations
B.F.A., U. of North Texas

Kristen Weinzapfel, Associate Dean, English, Speech & Foreign Language
B.S., Texas Tech Univ; M.A., Midwestern State Univ.

Faculty

Don Abernathy, Physics
B.S., U. Texas at Arlington; M.S., Texas A&M U. 

Mario Aguirre, Industrial Technology
Certificate of Completion, Texas State Technical College

Doug Akins, Department Chair, Business Management
B.S., Univ. of South Mississippi; M.S. American Sentinel

Sara Alford, Mathematics
A.S., Angelina College, B.S., Stephen F. Austin U., M.S., Texas A&M U-Commerce

Dee Amaradasa, Accounting
M.S., Univ. of North Texas 

Belinda Anderson, Biology
B.S, Texas A&M U.; M.S., Virginia Tech

Dr.Jahue Anderson, History
Univ. of Texas, B.A., Texas State Univ., M.A., PhD.,Texas Christian Univ.

Dr. Diana Avila, Science
St. Mary's University, B.S.; PhD.;University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Judy Archer, Dept Chair, Information Technology
B.A., U. of North Texas

Jacob Arnold, English
B.A., Univ. of North Texas; M.F.A., Queens Univ. of Charlotte, N.C.

Keith Bailey, Mathematics
B.A., U. of Texas Austin; M.S., U. of North Texas

Dawn Bahr, Vocational Nursing
B.S., Texas Tech U.

Patricia Barrera, Teacher Education
B.A.,Univ. of Texas- Arlington; M.Ed.,Texas Woman's Univ.

Ron Bautch, Mathematics
B.S., U. of Wisconsin-Platteville; M.S., Texas Woman's U.

Dennis Beane, Industrial Technology
Certificate, North Central Texas College

Holly Bell, Government
B.S., U. of Nebraska at Kearney; M.A. U. of Texas-Arlington

Vickie Belt, Vocational Nursing
A.D.N., Tarrant County College

Dr. Lisa Bellows, Biology
A.S., A.A., North Central Texas College; B.S.,M.S., Texas Woman's U.; Ph.D., Texas Christian U.

Bill Bernard, Mathematics
B.A., M.A., U. of Florida; J.D., Harvard Law School

Melanie Billmeier, Program Coordinator, Radiological Technology
A.A.S., B.S., M.S., Midwestern State U.

Chris Bishop, English
B.A., M.A., Midwestern State U.

Nick Bixby, Vocational Nursing
Cert., NCTC

Lori Blagg, College Prep Math
B.A.,Texas A&M Univ.; M.Ed. Univ. of Texas at Arlington

Melissa Blankenship, Economics
M.S., Texas A&M Univ.

Jennifer Boling, College Preparatory Studies
B.A., Oklahoma Baptist U.; M.A., Oklahoma State U.

Theressa J. Borden, Vocational Nursing
B.S.N., Medical U. of South Carolina

Rachel Bowles, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., Univ. of Texas-Tyler; M.S.N., Baylor Univ.

Ed (Bill) Brown, Petroleum Technology
A,S., Midland College; B.S., Texas Woman's Univ.

John Bryant, Emergency Medical Services
A.A.S., Cisco Junior College; A.A.S. North Central Texas College

Angie Bullard, Head Volleyball Coach, Physical Education
B.S., M.Ed., Tarleton State U.

Robert Burton, English
B.A., U. of North Texas; M.A., Texas Woman's U.

Cathy Carney, Vocational Nursing
Certificate, North Central Texas College, A.A.S., Grayson County College; B.S.N, UT-Arlington

Jeremy Carroll, Industrial Technology (Machining)

Taylor Christian, Assistant Softball Coach, Physical Education
A.A., North Central Texas College;B.S., Northwestern Oklahoma State

Malea Clarke, Dept. Chair, Petroleum Technology
B.S., Texas A&M Univ.

Linda Coolen, English, Speech, Foreign Language
B.A., M.A.; U. of North Texas

Kathy Corley, Social Science
A.A.S., Vernon Regional Junior College; B.B.A.,M.A., Texas Woman's U.; M.A. Midwestern State U.

James Crump, Biology
B.S., M.S., Texas A&M U.-Commerce

Kevin T. Davis, Government
B.S., Oregon State U.; M.A., Texas Tech U.; M.A., UT-Permian Basin

Dr. Rhett Davy, Sociology
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., U. of North Texas

Susan Decker., Biology
B.F.A., U. of North Texas; M.A., U. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dawn Dias, Office Systems Technology
A.A., A.A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Tarleton State U.; M.Ed. Tarleton State U.

Alisha Dietz, English
A.A., North Central Texas College; B.S., Univ. of North Texas; M.A, Texas Woman's U.

Cliff Downey, Criminal Justice
B.S., Mississippi College; M.A., U. of Houston-Clear Lake

Dr. Sam Dunlap, Biology
B.S., Hendrix College; M.S., Louisiana State U.;Ph.D., U. of Georgia

Dr. Doug Elrod, Biology
B.S., U. of Arkansas-Little Rock;M.S., Memphis State U.; Ph.D., U. of North Texas

Jane England, History
B.A., M.A., U. of North Texas

Rondie Escamilla, Associate Degree Nursing

A.A.S, Grayson College; B.S.N., Midwestern State U.; M.S.N., U. of Texas-Tyler

Dr. Kevin Eubanks, English

B.A., M.A., Baylor U.; Ph.D., U. of Tennessee

Gabrielle M. Fletcher, English
A.A. City Colleges of Chicago; B.A., U. of New Mexico; M.A., Old Dominion U.

Strider Floyd, Program Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services
A.A.S., Excelsior;A.A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Univ. of North Texas

Sara Flusche, Department Chair Teacher Education, Program Coordinator, Science Grants
A.A., A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Texas Women's U.; M.A. U. of Texas-Dallas

Michele Forbis, College Preparatory Studies
B.S., M.Ed., U. of Missouri-Columbia

Madison Fortenberry, Assistant Volleyball Coach, Physical Education
B.A., Univ. of North Texas; M.S., Texas Woman's Univ.

Dr. William Franklin, English
B.A., U. of Texas-Austin; M.A., Ph.D., U. of North Texas

Kathryn Fritz, College Preparatory Studies
A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Texas Woman's U.

Leah Fuhrmann, Associate Degree Nursing
A.D.N., North Central Texas College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas Woman's U.

Linda Fuqua, College Preparatory Studies
A.A., North Central Texas College; B.S., Texas Woman's U.;
MBA, Texas Woman's U.

Dr. Cherly Furdge, Department Chair, Law Enforcement and Enginerring Technology
B.S., M.S., Mississippi Valley State U.; Ph.D., Texas Woman's Univ.

Jeremy Godwin, History
B.A., M.A., Dallas Baptist Univ.

Caroline Gosch, Economics
B.S.,M.S.,Univ. of North Texas

Marsha Gossett, College Preparatory Studies
B.S., U. of Kansas

Dr. Sara Gottardi, Spanish
M.A., Baylor Univ.; Ph.D., U of Tennessee, Knoxville

Dianne Gravley, Speech
M.S., Univ. of North Texas

Dr. Rochelle Gregory, English, Honors Program Coordinator
B.A., M.A., Tarleton State U.; Ph.D., Texas Woman's U.

Misty Hamner, Mathematics
B.S., Southwestern Oklahoma State U.; M.S., Baylor U.

Ashley Hartman, Horticulture
B.A., M.S., Texas A&M U.

Justin Hawkins, Speech
B.A., Texas A&M; M.A., Univ. of North Texas

Van Hedrick, Athletic Director, Head Softball Coach, Physical Education
A.S., Vernon Regional Jr. College; B.A., M.A., Tarleton State U.

Kevin Henson, CyberSecurity
B.S., Univ. of Texas at Dallas

William Hill, Computer Information Technology
B.B.A., Oklahoma Baptist U.

Donna Hooper, Dept. Chair, Government & Economics
A.A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., M.A., Texas Woman's U.

Dr. Elizabeth Garza Howell, Dept. Chair College Preparatory Studies
B.A., U. of Texas-Austin; M.A., U. of Texas-Arlington; Ph.D., Southern Methodist Univ.

Richard Huckaby, Government
B.S., U. of Houston M.P.A., Texas Tech U.

Alice Hupp, Vocational Nursing
Certificate, Grayson County College;
A.A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Texas Woman's U.

Dr. Ann Jagoe, English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Texas Woman's U.

Linda Janoe, BCIS
B.A.A.S., M.S., Univ. of North Texas

Robin Cole-Jett, History
M.Ed., Univ. of North Texas

James Jones, History
B.A., M.A. Univ. of Texas-Dallas

Preston Kash, Drafting Technology
A.A.S., North Central Texas College; A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force; B.A.A.S., U. of North Texas

Dr. Judith Keller, College Preparatory Studies
B.S., Kennesaw State Univ.; M.S., Ed.D., Univ. of North Texas

Dr. Leslie Kelley, Dept. Chair, Behavioral & Cultural Studies
B.A., M.A., Franciscan Univ.; M.A., Ph.D. Texas Woman's Univ.

Steve Keith, Dept Chair, Agriculture, Farm & Ranch
B.S., Univ of Tennessee, M.S., Tarleton State U.

Gina Kinard, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., Texas Woman's Univ.; M.S.N., Univ. of West Georgia

Vince Kinney, Music
M.A., Univ. of North Texas

Dr. Franz Klutschkowski, Psychology
B.A., M.A., Wichita State U.; Ed.D. Texas A&M U.-Commerce

Ravi Kumar, Math
M.A.,Texas Christian Univ.

Dr. Pat Ledbetter, History
B.A., U. of Houston; M.A., Ph.D., U. of North Texas; M.Ed., J.D., Texas Tech U. School of Law

Brent Lehman, CITE
B.S., Univ. of California, Irvine; M.S., Univ. of California Santa Barbara

Emily Lewis, Associate Degree Nursing
A.A.S., North Central Texas College; M.S., Texas Woman's Univ.

Stephanie Lindsey, Program Coordinator Cosmetology
Cert., North Central Texas College

Marcia Little, English
B.A., M.A., Missouri State Univ

Alyson Livingston, Business Management Administration
B.B.A., U. of Oklahoma; M.B.A., U. of Texas-Arlington

Jane Lopes, Vocational Nursing
B.S.N., Seton Hall U.

Nelson Lozano, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., The University of Texas at Dallas

Cathy Luse, Equine
A.A., Midway College

Cindy Lutkenhaus, Associate Degree Nursing
A.D.N., North Central Texas College; B.S.,M.S., Texas Woman's Univ.

Julie Martin, Simulation Center
A.D.N., North Central Texas College; B.S., M.S., Texas Woman's Univ.

Dee Ann McFarlin, Speech
B.A., Central Bible College; M.S.; U. of North Texas

Tiffany McQuien, Vocational Nursing
Cert., Boston Reed College

Richard Merrill, Accounting
M.B.A., M.S., Accounting, U. of North Texas

Kimberly Monday, Vocational Nursing
Certificate, A.D.N., North Central Texas College

Josh Montandon, History
B.A., York College; M.A., U. of North Texas

Bret Moore, Industrial Technology
Certificate, Grayson College

Diane Neu, Associate Degree Nursing
A.D.N., North Central Texas College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Univ. of Texas-Arlington

Ann Norcross, Psychology
B.A., Angelo State U.; M.A., U. of North Texas

Dr. John (Jack) O'Connor, Philosophy
B.A., U. of Waterloo; M.A., U. of Dallas; Ph.D., Univ. of Texas-Dallas

Moses Omane-Boateng, Economics, Sociology, Government
M.P.A., U. of North Texas

Brandon Ostler, Emergency Medical Services
A.A.S., North Central Texas College; A.S., Excelsior College

Benjamin Owens, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Univ. of North of North Texas

Marla Owens, College Preparatory Studies
B.S., Langston U.

James Page, History, Government
B.A., M.A., U. of North Texas

Serapio Pena, Industrial Technology
B.S.O.E., Wayland Baptist Univ.

Toni Perkins, Vocational Nursing
Certificate, Amedd Center & School;A.A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., F.N.P., M.S.N., Texas Woman's U.

David Powell, History
B.A., Miami U.; M.A., U. of Texas at Tyler; J.D., U. of Texas

Gloria Prince, Cosmetology
Certificate, Amarillo College of Hairdressing

Dr. Terry Province, Computer Science
B.S., DeVry; M.B.A., Regis U., Ed.D., U. of North Texas

Adam Ramsey, Government
M.A., Univ. of North Texas

Donald Randell, Asst. Baseball Coach, Teacher Education
B.S., Univ. of Houston; M.Ed., Sul Ross State Univ.

Judith Rodgers, Program Coordinator, Surgical Technology
Diploma Mary Meek School of Nursing; Certificate Surgical Technology New England Institute of Technology B.S., Texas Woman's U.

Paula Rutherford, Vocational Nursing
A.D.N., North Central Texas College; B.S., Texas Woman's Univ.

Jason Rutledge, Mathematics
M.S., Univ. of North Texas

Danielle Searles, English
B.A., M.A., Midwestern State U.

Kenneth Smith, Dept. Chair-Industrial Technology
A.A.S., North Central Texas College; Certificate, Grayson College

Janis Smith, Surgical Technology
LVN, Denton School of Vocational Nursing, Certificate, Surgical Technologist, National Liaison Council on Certification

Sherry Smith, Biology
A.S., Tarrant County Community College; B.S., M.S., Biology, Midwestern State U.

Karen Stewart, Cosmetology
Cert., North Central Texas College

Stacie Stoutmeyer, Sociology
B.A., M.S., U. of North Texas

Shane Studdard, Music & Choral Studies
A.A., Kilgore College; B.M.E., Baylor U.; M.C.M., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Jill Swarner, Speech
B.S., U. of Texas-Arlington; B.A., M.S., Mississippi College

Dial Swofford, Vocational Nursing
A.D.N. Grayson College; B.S., M.Ed., Univ. of Texas-Arlington

Thom Talbott, Dept. Chair, Performing Arts
B.A., Baker University; M.A., Texas Woman's U.

Sherri Taylor, Vocational Nursing
A.A.S., Trinity Valley Community College

Becky Terrell, Equine Science
B.S., Texas Tech U.; M.S., Colorado State U.

Erica Thompson, English
B.A., U. of North Texas, M.A., Midwestern State Univ.

Manuel Trevino, Jr. Database Management
B.S., M.S., Univ. of Phoenix

Rena Vandament, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S., Univ. of Central Oklahoma; M.S., St. Joseph'College of Maine

Brian Waddell, Tennis Coach, Physical Education
B.S., Cumberland College

Tiffani Walker, Radiological Technology, Clinical Coordinator
A.A.S., B.S., M.S. Midwestern State U.

Dawn Watts, College Preparatory Studies
B.S., M.Ed., Univ. of North Texas

Kristen Weinzapfel, Dept. Chair English, Speech & Foreign Language
B.S., Texas Tech University; M.A., Midwestern U.

Dr. Emily White, English
B.A., Texas Woman's U; M.A., Virginia Tech., Ph.D., Texas Woman's Univ

Amy Whiting, Chemistry
B.S., U. of Mary Hardin Baylor; M.S., U. of Notre Dame

Jill Willi, Chemistry
A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Texas Woman's Univ.; M.S., Univ. of North Texas

Donnie Willis, Networking
B.S., Prairie View A&M; M.S., Colorado Technical Univ.

Aziel Wilson, Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Texas Woman's U.

Amy Wise, Simulation (SIM Lab)
Certificate, A.A.S., North Central Texas College

Kevin Wood, Chemistry
A.A., Weatherford College; B.S., Tarleton State U.; M.S., Texas Woman's U.

Crystal R.M. Wright, Dept. Chair, History, Humanities, Philosophy
B.S., M.A., U. of North Texas

Eric Wright, Head Baseball Coach, Physical Education
A.S., Panola Junior College; B.S., Sul Ross State U.; M.Ed., U. of Texas Pan-American

Jill Yoder, Mathematics
B.S., Goshen College; M.S., Wichita State U.; M.S., Iowa State U.