College Personnel


Members of the Board of Regents; their names, their positions, and their term expiration year.
Board of Regents Board Position Term Expires
Karla Metzler, Gainesville Chair 2021
Richard Haayen, Gainesville Vice-Chair 2023
Christy Morris, Gainesville Secretary 2019
Patsy Wilson, Gainesville Member 2021
Jerry Don Henderson, Gainesville Member 2023
Jon Grime, Muenster Member 2021
Matt Chalmers, Gainesville Member 2019

Presidents Leadership Team

Dr. Brent Wallace, Chancellor - 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
B.A., U. of North Texas; M.S., Texas A&M U. Commerce; Ed.D., Texas A&M U. Commerce

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

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

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

Roy Culberson, Associate Vice Chancellor Campus Operations
B.A., M.Ed., U. of Texas at El Paso

Denise Cason, Associate Vice Chancellor of Information Technology
A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Bellevue Univ.

Deans & Directors

Jennifer Beal, Director of Admissions
A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Texas Woman's Univ.

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

Jessica Carlile, Dean of Adult and Continuing Education
B.S., M.Ed. Texas Woman's U.

Melinda Carroll, Senior Director of Institutional Research and Reporting
B.S., U. of Texas Arlington

Dr. Roxanne Del Rio, Dean of Student Affairs
A.A., Del Mar College; B.A., Corpus Christi State Univ.; M.P.A., U. of North Texas; Ph.D ., U. of North Texas

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

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

Sara Flusche, Dean of Math, Science & Teacher Education
A.A., A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Texas Women's U.; M.A. U. of Texas-Dallas

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

Dr. Larry Gilbert, Dean of Dual Credit
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.

Brandon Hernandez, Dean of Health Sciences
B.A., MLA, Southern Methodist University

Debbie Huffman, Dean of Career and Technical Education
A.A.S., North Central Texas College; B.A.A.S., M.S., U. of North Texas

Ermie Kemp, Director of Inventory Control
B.S., U. of San Carlos

Dr. Bruce King, Dean of Arts, Humanities & eLearning
B.A., M.Ed., East Central Univ.; E.d.D., Texas A&M U. Commerce

Amy Klohn, Director of Completion and Career Services
B.S., U. of North Texas; M.A., Dallas Baptist Univ.

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, Division Chair, Information Technology
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

Audra Taylor, Director of Recruitment
B.A., M.B.A., U. of North Texas

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

Dr. Bonita Vinson, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Vice Chancellor
B.S., Mississippi State Univ.; M.A., Louisiana State Univ.; Ph.D., Texas A&M Univ.

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

Faculty

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

Charles Adams, History
M.A., American Military U.; B.S., Colorado Technical U.

Franz Aguirre, Science
B.S., Univ. of Trujillo; M.S., Univ. of Missouri

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

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

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
B.A., Univ. of Texas; M.A., Texas State Univ.; Ph.D.,Texas Christian Univ.

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

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

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

Tamar Bell, Speech
B.A., M.A., California State Univ. Northridge

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

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

Nick Bixby, Vocational Nursing
RN, NCTC

Lori Blagg, Mathematics
B.A.,Texas A&M Univ.; M.Ed., Univ. of Texas at Arlington

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

Jennifer Boling, English
B.A., Oklahoma Baptist U.; M.A., Oklahoma State U.

Theressa J. Borden, Faculty Lead, Vocational Nursing
M.S.N., American Sentinel University, B.S.N., Medical U. of South Carolina

Ashley Brown, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., Midwestern State U.: M.S.N., D.N.P.,Texas Tech U.

Michael Brucia, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

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

Jack Carter, Industrial Technology
Certificate, Tarrant County College

Taylor Christian, Divsion Chair, Assistant Softball Coach, Physical Education
A.A., North Central Texas College; B.S., Northwestern Oklahoma State; MS.S., US Sports Academy

Ann Coltman, Science
B.S., S. Illinois Univ.; M.S., Univ. of Missouri

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

John Copeland, Fire Science

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.

Maame Darkwa, Division Chair, Allied Health Professions
B.A., Univ. of Science & Technology-Ghana; M.S., U. of North Texas

Miranda David, Vocational Nursing
B.S.N., Oklahoma Baptist U.

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

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

Jennifer Doran, Psychology
B.S., 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

Melissa Embrey, Drama
B.F.A., M.A., Sul Ross State Univ.

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

Rondie Escamilla, Faculty Lead, 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, Division Chair, Emergency Medical Services
A.A.S., Excelsior; A.A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Univ. of North Texas

Michele Forbis, Teacher Education
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, Mathematics
A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., M.S., Texas Woman's U.

Linda Fuqua, Mathematics
A.A., North Central Texas College; B.S., M.B.A., Texas Woman's U.

Dr. Cherly Furdge, Division Chair, Public Administration & Management
B.S., M.S., Mississippi Valley State U.; Ph.D., Texas Woman's Univ.

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

Marsha Gossett, Mathematics
B.S., U. of Kansas; M.S., Texas Woman's Univ.

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

Dr. Rochelle Gregory, Division Chair, English, Speech & Foreign Language
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.

Dr. Brittany Hancock, History
B.A., Univ. of California; M.A., California State U.; Ph.D. Univ. of Houston

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

Nicole Hawkins, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., Univ. of Texas at Arlinton; M.S.N., Western Governors Univ.

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.

Dr. Elizabeth Howell, Division Chair Mathematics
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.

Ashley Hunsucker, Vocational Nursing
A.A.S., North Central Texas College

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

Jared Ince, English
B.A., M.A., Texas A&M Univ.

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

Kimberly Johnson, Associate Degree Nursing
M.S.N., B.S.N., East Central U.

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

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

Yvonne Kirshey, Economics
B.A., M.B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson U.

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

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

Dr. Jane Leach, Division Chair Nursing
M.S.N., Midwestern State U.: Ph.D., Capella U.

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

Emily Lewis, Associate Degree Nursing
A.A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S.N., Midwestern State U; M.S.N., Texas Woman's Univ.

Stephanie Lindsey, Division Chair Human Services & Hospitality
Cert., North Central Texas College

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

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.

Evgenia Manolova, Science
M.A., Sofia Univ.

Cody Martin, Welding
A.A.S., North Central Texas College

Christopher McGinty, Music
M.Ed., Univ. of North Texas

Tiffany McQuien, Vocational Nursing
Cert., Boston Reed College

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

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

Jaime Noles, Science
A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., Texas Woman's U.; M.S., Univ. 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

James Ouchley, Engineering Technology
B.S., Louisiana Tech U.

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

Marla Owens, Mathematics
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.

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.

Maggie Row, Division Chair Instructional Institutional Effectiveness, English
B.A., Univ. of North Texas; M.A., Texas Woman's Univ.

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

Ingeborg Saenz, Psychology
B.A., M.A., Univ. of Dallas

Diane Scurlock, Nursing

Donna Smith, Government
A.A.S., North Central Texas College; B.S., M.A., Texas Woman's U.

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

Darrell Smith, Business Management
B.S., Univ. of Phoenix; M.S., Liberty Univ.

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

Sarah Spikeston, Speech
B.A., M.P.A., Western Kentucky Univ.

Diane Stewart, Associate Degree Nursing
B.S.N., Midwestern State U.; M.S.N., Univ. of Texas at Arlington

Karen Stewart, Cosmetology
Cert., North Central Texas College

Rob Stone, Fire Science

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, Honors Program Coordinator
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, Division 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.

Bonnie Toronjo, Surgical Technology

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

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

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

Dawn Watts, Teacher Education
B.S., M.Ed., Univ. of North Texas

Kristen Weinzapfel, English
B.S., Texas Tech University; M.A., Midwestern U.

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.

Danelle Wolf, Teacher Education
B.S., Texas Woman's U.; M.Ed., Lamar Univ.

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

Crystal R.M. Wright, Division 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

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

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