2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty


Learn more about our college community

Talented, dedicated instructors teach the classes at Edmonds College and experienced administrators help develop and implement programs and policies that make Edmonds College an innovative, high-quality institution. Listed are full-time instructors and many of the key people responsible for fulfilling the college’s mission.

Find faculty and administration by their last name:
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Board of Trustees

David Earling | Vice Chair
Adrianne Wagner | Board Chair
Wally Webster II
Carl Zapora
Shinhae Hwang | Student Trustee

Learn more about Trustees

Full-Time Faculty and Administration

A

Acosta-Pieters, Martha
Director, International Marketing
B.S. in International Business and B.S. in Marketing, Central Washington University-Lynnwood.

Adams, David J.
Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., Ohio University; M.S., Ohio University.

Andrew, Michael W.
Instructor, Computer Information Systems
A.A., Edmonds College.

Anthony, Wayne H.
Director, Center for Student Engagement and Leadership
BFA, Pacific Lutheran University; M.Ed. Western Washington University.

Arnold-Sturgis, Sandra I.
Instructor, Early Childhood Education
AAS, Seattle Central Community College; M.A., Pacific Oaks College Northwest.

Asaf, Audineh C.
Instructor, Art
B.A., University of Washington; MFA, Goddard College.

Averbeck, Patrick J.
Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., San Diego State University; M.S., Oregon State University; Ph.D., Oregon State University.

B

Bartlett, Dyani
Instructor, English Language Acquisition
B.S., Weber State University; M.A., Seattle Pacific University.

Baumgartner, John D.
Instructor, English
B.A., Saint Martin’s University; M.A., Indiana University.

Benjamins, Haley
Instructor, Learning Resources Division
B.A., University of Washington; M.S., Syracuse University.

Bevans, Stephanie L.
Instructor, Business Information Technology
B.A., University of Washington; M.Ed., Seattle University.

Botley, Paulette
Instructor, Mathematics
B.A., University of Washington.

Botzheim, Luke J.
Director, Housing and Residence Life
B.A., Eastern Washington University; M.A., Eastern Washington University.

Breed, David W., Jr
Instructor, High School Completion - Pre-College
B.A., San Diego State University; M.Ed., Western Washington University.

Brooks, Lorraine L.
Instructor, Horticulture
A.A., Edmonds College; B.S., University of Washington; M.S., University of Washington.

Bull, Tom
Executive Director, Edmonds College Foundation
B.S., Loyola University Chicago; MSC, Northwestern University.

Burdick, Timothy J.
Instructor, Social and Human Services
B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.S., Eastern Washington University; Ph.D., University of Birmingham (U.K.).

Burwell, Jessica E.
Director, Counseling and Wellness
B.A., Western Washington University; M.Ed., Seattle University.

C

Calley, Jamie Eileen
Associate Dean, Corrections Education
B.S., Western Governor’s University; M.S., University of Wisconsin.

Carnes, Danielle N.
Vice President, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships
B.S., Colorado State University; M.S., Colorado State University.

Carothers, Catherine (Cat)
Executive Director, Grants Development
B.A., Indiana University Pennsylvania; MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Carrico, Minh B.
Instructor, Visual Communications
B.A., St. Edward’s University.

Carroll, Lisa Marie
Director of Development, Edmonds College Foundation
B.A., University of Washington.

Certain, Gina
Director, Worker Retraining
ATA, Edmonds College.

Chapman, Kimberly
Vice President, Instruction
A.A., North Lake Community College; B.A., The University of Texas at San Antonio; M.A., The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Chen, Edward
Instructor, Paralegal
B.A., Stanford University; J. D., Washington University School of Law.

Cianci, Damiano
Interim Director, Washington Aerospace Training &
Research Center
CCNA, CVOICE, MCP, CWNA, iNET+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CIW, CATIA Part Design Specialist, CATIA Part Design Expert, CATIA Surface Design Specialist, CATIA Part Design Expert, CATIA Assembly Design Specialist.

Clarke, Deborah A.
Instructor, Academic English - International Education
B.A., Sonoma State University; M.A., San Francisco State University; Certificate TESL/TEFL, School of Teaching English as a Second Language.

Cluphf, Larry
Executive Director, Washington Aerospace Training &
Research Center and Advanced Manufacturing Skills
Center
B.A., Western Washington University; MBA, City University.

Cohen, Allison Sara
Dean, Pre-College Division
B.A., Brown University; M.Ed., Seattle University; TESOL, Seattle University.

Coiro, Christina M.
Instructor, Social and Human Services
B.A., Western Washington University; M.A., Antioch University.

Cossette, Mel
Director, Materials Science Initiatives
B.A., The Evergreen State College; M.Ed., City University.

Culevski, Niko
Instructor, Computer Science
B.A., University of California-Los Angeles; M.S., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis/St. Paul.

D

Datta, Robin Paul
Instructor, Political Science
B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., University of Delaware; Ph.D., University of California.

De La Torre, Jorge
Interim Associate Vice President, Student Success and
Engagement
A.A., Grossmont College; B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., University of San Francisco; Ed.D., Concordia University Portland.

Durkee, Matthew
Director, Veterans Resource Center
A.A., Whatcom Community College; B.A., Western Washington University; M.A., Adler University.

E

Edlin, Traci
Instructor, Culinary Arts
ATA, Edmonds College.

Einfeld, Mark
Instructor, Computer Information Systems
B.A., Azusa Pacific University; M.S., University of Liverpool.

Eldridge, Jeff E.
Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., University of Washington.

Elsa-Gordon, Lauriel
Instructor, Child, Youth & Family Studies
B.A., University of the Virgin Islands; M.A., Antioch University Seattle; M.Ed., Pacific Lutheran University.

Endecott, Danielle M.
Director, Finance
B.A., University of Washington.

F

Fleming, Marvin T.
Instructor, Physics
B.S., California State University Long Beach; M.S., University of California San Diego.

Fogarty, Kevin T.
Instructor, Culinary Arts
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Fredrickson, Elisabeth L.
Director, Title III: ePathways
B.A., University of Washington; M.A., University of Washington.

G

Galipeau, Nicole A.
Dean, Pre-College Division
B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Western Washington University.

Geffner, Meryl
Instructor, Learning Resources Division
B.A., Northeastern Illinois University; MLIS, University of Washington.

George, Diana R.
Director, Pursuit
Foreign Language Certificate, University of California San Diego.; B.A. and M.A., University of Virginia.

Gibbs, Virginia
Instructor, Academic English - International Education
B.A., California State University; M.A., San Francisco State University.

Glazewski, Terri L.
Instructor, Allied Health
A.A., Broward Community College; A.S., Palm Beach Junior College; B.S., Florida Atlantic University; M.S., Seattle Pacific University.

Green, Roxanne
Instructor, Social and Human Services
B.S., University of Houston; M.A. University of Houston; M.A., North Central University; Ph.D. Kingdom University.

Griesbach, Daniel J.
Instructor, English Prep - Pre-College
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; Ph.D.,University of Washington.

H

Haddock, Scott L.
Instructor, Paralegal
B.A., University of Washington; J.D., Willamette University.

Hailey, Steven P.
Instructor, Computer Information Systems
Digital Forensics Certificate, Oregon State University; Certified Information Systems Security Professional (C.I.S.S.P.); Digital Forensics Certified Practitioner; 32
Technical Certifications in Computer Information Systems/Digital Forensics.

Haines, Kimberly R.
Instructor, Business Information Technology
B.S., University of Montana.

Hajec, Lauren
Director, Advising
B.S., Worcester State University; M.S., Central Washington University.

Hamp, William T.
Instructor, Engineering
B.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Harrill, Rob
Instructor, English
B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Harris-Barnett, Ruth L.
Instructor, English
B.A., The College of Idaho; M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Hart, Christina T.
Vice President, Student Services
A.A., Indian River Community College; B.S., Florida State University; M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University.

Hawkins, Vernon
Dean, Business Division
B.S., Oklahoma State University; MBA, Amberton University.

Hays, Lori B.
Instructor, Biology
B.S., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Hope, Melissa L.
Instructor, Mathematics
B.A., University of California-San Diego; M.S., University of Washington.

Howie, Tucker L.
Instructor, Engineering
B.S., University of Washington; M.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Hubbard, Michelle S.
Instructor, College and Career Prep - Pre-College
B.A., DePaul University; M.A., University of Illinois-Chicago.

Hunt, Timothy C.
Instructor, Computer Science

I

Inslee, Jennifer L.
Instructor, English
B.A., Western Washington University; M.A., Western Washington University.

J

Jacobson, David M.
Instructor, Construction Management
AAS and AAS, Columbia Basin Community College; B.S., Oregon Institute of Technology; M.S., University of Washington.

Ju, Sophia
Instructor, Accounting
B.E., Hunan Institute of Finance and Economics; M.P.A., Seattle University.

K

Kadwell, Frank Edward
Instructor, Information Technology - Application
Development
B.S., University of Minnesota; M.S., Capella University; Ph.D., Capella University.

Kelly, Maria R.
Instructor, Environmental Science
B.S., University of Connecticut; M.S., University of California.

Kerr, Craig B.
Director, Services for Students with Disabilities
B.S., Florida State University; M.A., Michigan State University.

King, Casey J.
Senior Director, Human Resources
B.A., Central Washington University; M.A., University of Oregon; J.D., University of Oregon.

Kobayashi, Elizabeth C.
Dean, International Education
B.A., University of Washington; M.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Kolanda, Patrick M.
Instructor, Construction Management
A.A., Edmonds College.

Kotlove, Barry S.
Instructor, Economics
B.A., Hobart and Williams Colleges; M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of California-Davis.

Kuklok, Allison
Instructor,Philosophy
A.A., Portland Community College; B.A., Wellesley College; Ph. D. Harvard

Kumar, Pranab
Instructor, English
B.A., St. Xavier’s College; M.A., University of Calcutta; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

L

Lagrutta, Kristi Deann
Senior Director, Workforce Development and Training
B.A., California State University Stanislaus; M.A., California State University Stanislaus.

Ledford, Tiffany
Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Lefrancois-Hanson, Katrina
Director, Title III: ePathways
B.A., Western Washington University; M.Ed., City University of Seattle.

Leithauser, Brent
Instructor, Allied Health
B.A., Stanford University; A.S., Bellevue College; Pharm.D., University of Washington School of Pharmacy.

Leoni, Deann A.
Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., University of Redlands; M.S., Oregon State University.

Levi, Claudia A.
Instructor, Business Management
B.S., California State University; MBA, Seattle University.

Lin, Hsinmei
Instructor, English
B.A., Fu Jen Catholic University; M.A., National Chengchi University; Ph. D., University of Washington.

Linker, Darren
Director, Occupational Safety and Health
B.S., Oregon State University; M.Ed., University of Washington.

Lucca, Oswaldo
Instructor, Modern Language
B.A., Catholic University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Aruba-Curacao.

M

Magarelli, Karen
Director, Marketing and Public Information
BBA Pace University.

Marcy, Kirk
Instructor, Music
BNE, University of Northern Colorado.

Martin-Cummins, Ann E.
Director, Budgeting
B.A., University of Rochester; A.A. Shoreline Community College.

Matthews, Jennifer A.
Director, Black Box Theatre
B.A., Seattle Pacific University; MFA, University of California Irvine.

McAfee, Mika L.
Instructor, Social and Human Services
B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Seattle University.

McCoy, Kyra D.
Director, Nursing
B.S., Illinois Wesleyan University; MSN, St. Louis University.

McIntosh, Gabrielle M.
Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., Western Washington University; M.S., New Mexico State University.

McKay, Melissa M.
Instructor, Monroe Correctional Complex
AAS, Edmonds College; B.S., University of Washington; M.S., Johns Hopkins University; B.S., WGU.

McKeown, Geoffrey T.
Instructor, International Education Division
B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.A. TESOL, Seattle Pacific University.

Meehan, Kari Lee
Instructor, Business Information Technology
B.A., University of Washington; MBA, Seattle Pacific University.

Meslans, Susanne C.
Instructor, English
B.A., Webster College; M.A., Washington University.

Miller, Jonathan A.
Instructor, Biology
B.A., Amherst College; M.S., University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Monroe, Ross J.
Instructor, Engineering
B.S., Oregon State University; M.S., University of Washington.

Moore, Dan
Instructor, Learning Resources Division
B.A., George Mason University; MLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Moore, Jesse Earl
Instructor, Engineering Technology
A.A, Clover Park Technical College; B.A., Clover Park Technical College.

Moore, Johnetta D.
Instructor, Learning Resources Division
B.A., University of Washington; M.L.S., University of Washington.

Morgan, Kimberley R.
Project Director, TRIO Student Support Services
B.A., Seattle University; MPA, Seattle University Institute of Public Service.

Mueller, Charles
Instructor, Physics
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Mueth, Elizabeth A.
Director, Curriculum & Scheduling
A.A., Lincoln Land Community College; B.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; M.S., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Muhammad, Uzair
Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., Purdue University; M.S., Texas Tech University.

Mulik, James J.
Vice President, Finance, Grants, and Institutional
Effectiveness
B.S., Rockhurst College; MAS, The Ohio State University.

Murata, Claire
Associate Dean, Library
B.A., The Evergreen State College; ESL Teaching Certificate, Seattle University; MLIS, University of Washington.

Murphy, Kathleen V.
Instructor, English
B.A., University of Missouri; M.A., Miami University.

N

Nelson, Nancy Stiles
Instructor, Corrections Education Division
B.A., Western Washington University; M.A., Western Washington University.

Nelson, Travis Joseph
Director, College in the High School
B.A., California State University, Monterey Bay; M.A., University of Warwick; M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Nesvog, Kelvin J.
Director, Purchasing
B.S., Central Washington University.

Neumann, Lisa L.
Director, Center For Families
Early Childhood Education Certificate, Everett Community College; B.A., Eastern Washington University; M.Ed., University of Washington.

Nieman, Jeannie M.
Instructor, Physical Education
B.S., Central Washington University; M.A., Seattle Pacific University.

Nye, Alaina M.F.
Instructor, Chemistry
B.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., Washington State University.

Nyquist, Kristen M.
Director, Planning and Operations
B.M., Western Washington University.

O

Obourn, Allison E.
Instructor, Computer Science
B.S., University of Washington; M.S., University of Washington.

Owen, Douglas C.
Instructor, Mathematics
B.S. (Math) and B.S. (Physics), University of Arizona; M.S., University of Washington.

Owens, Jeffrey
Instructor, Chemistry
B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

O’Donnell, Elizabeth A.
Instructor, Hospitality and Tourism
B.A., University of Puget Sound.

P

Palomino, Julie C.
Instructor, English Language Acquisition
B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Seattle Pacific University.

Park, Jaehan
Instructor, English Language Acquisition
M.S. Indiana University; Ph.D. Indiana University.

Patterson, Elizabeth A.
Director, Allied Health Education
B.S., University of Toronto; Diploma in Radiology Technology, Toronto Institute of Medical Technology; J.D. University of Puget Sound.

Pedrosa Diaz, Pablo
Instructor, Advanced Manufacturing and Materials
Engineering Technology
B.S., Polytechnical University of Catalonia, Spain; B.S., Western Governors University; M.S., Girona University, Spain; M.S., Polytechnical University of Catalonia, Spain; MBA, Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración, Spain.

Penny, Anne
Director, Business Outreach
B.A., University of North Carolina-Greensboro; M.Ed., University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Phillips, Rachel L.
Instructor, College and Career Prep - Pre-College
B.A., Oregon State University; M.A. Oregon State University

Pouley, Theresa M.
Instructor, Paralegal
B.A., Gonzaga University; J.D., Wayne State University Law School.

Q

Quach, Kristin A.
Director, English Language Acquisition Student Services
B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

R

Ray, Erik J.
Instructor, History
B.A., Evergreen State College; M.A., University of Portland.

Robinweiler, Catharine
Instructor, Nursing
BSN, University of Washington.

Roland, Jeremiah J.
Director, Learning Support Center
B.A., University of Washington.

Rossman, Leslie
Instructor, Communication Studies
BA Southern Illinois University; MA University of Illinois, Springfield; Ph.D. University of Denver

Russ, Christina L. I.
Interim Dean, Enrollment
B.A., UC Berkeley; Teacher Credential, CSU Fresno; M.Ed., Western Governors University.

S

Sanchez, Karen
Instructor, English Language Acquisition
B.A. University of Puget Sound; M.A. Whitworth University

Sanders, John G.
Instructor, Music
B.M., Central Washington University; M.M., Central Washington University.

Saplad, Thalia R.
Director, International Outreach
B.A., Seattle University.

Schlegel, Dean Lawrence
Instructor, Corrections Education Division

Schneider, Melody J.
Instructor, High School Completion - Pre-College
BFA, New York University.

Schroyer, Carey J.
Dean, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Division B.S., Queen’s University; B.S., Logan University; D.C., Logan College of Chiropractic; M.Ed, Western Washington University

Schubert, Lisa R.
Instructor, English Prep - Pre-College
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of Washington; M.Ed., University of Washington.

Schwartz, Stacey L.
Instructor, Culinary Arts
ATA, Edmonds College; BAS, South Seattle College.

Seely, Mark R.
Instructor, Psychology
A.A., Spokane Falls Community College; B.A., Eastern Washington University; M.A., University of California; Ph.D., University of California.

Sherman, John E.
Instructor, Academic English - International Education
B.A., Indiana State University; M.A., Indiana State University; M.A., Macquarie University; Graduate Certificate in TESL/TEFL, Indiana State University.

Shlichta, Jennifer
Instructor, Biology
B.S., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Sibicky, Nicholas A.
Instructor, Music
B.M., University of Hartford; M.M., University of Hartford; D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin.

Simonton, Kathleen R.
Instructor, History
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; M.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of California at Santa Cruz.

Singh, Amit
President
B.A., Patna University; M.A., Patna University; MBA, Salisbury University; M.S., Georgia State University; Ph.D., Ranchi University.

Smith, Eva L.
Chief Information Officer
AAS, Shoreline Community College; B.A., University of Washington; M.S., University of Washington.

Smith, Taylor
Instructor, Nursing
BSN, American Public University.

Syed, Hajira A.
Director, Enrollment Services
A.A., Folsom Lake College; B.S., Western Governors University.

Szarek, Chris
Executive Director, Facilities Planning, Operations, and
Capital Projects
A.A., University of Maryland University College; B.A., University of Washington; MBA, University of Washington.

T

Takeda, Satoko
Counselor, Counseling and Resource Center
B.A., Western Washington University; M.A., Antioch University Seattle

Terrell-Powell, Yvonne
Vice President, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
B.A., Langston University; M.A. and M.Ed., Teachers College, Columbia University; Ph.D., College of Education, Pennsylvania State University.

Thew, Kendra Rieger
Counselor, Counseling and Resource Center
B.A., Gonzaga University; M.A., Gonzaga University; Ph.D., Washington State University.

Thompson, Charles M.
Associate Dean, Workforce Funding Programs
A.A., South Seattle Community College; B.A., University of Washington; M.Ed., University of Washington.

Thompson, Lisa V.
Executive Director, Office of International Programs
B.S., Pennsylvania State University.

Townsend, Karen L.
Dean, Health Human Services
B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.S., Seattle Pacific University.

Tran, Thutrang (Marie)
Instructor, Business Management
B.S., Oklahoma State University-Stillwater; MBA, University of Central Oklahoma.

V

Van Belle, James G.
Instructor, English
B.A., University of Washington; MFA, Eastern Washington University; M.A.T., Seattle Pacific University.

Voetmann, David
Director, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
BFA, University of Washington.

W

Wade Brown, Rachel H.
Instructor, Physics
B.A., Whitman College; M.S., University of Washington.

Wallace, Jessica
Director, Information Technology
B.S., Central Washington University; M.S., Central Washington University.

Walsh, Heather T.
Instructor, Chemistry
B.S., University of Minnesota-Morris; M.S., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis.

Weitz, Frederick J.
Instructor, Psychology
B.A., Eastern Washington University; M.S., Eastern Washington University.

Whitfield, Mary
Instructor, Chemistry
B.S., Syracuse University; M.S., University of Washington.

Williams, Andrew R.
Interim Dean, Humanities and Social Sciences Division
B.A., Stanford University; MBA, University of California Los Angeles.

Williams, Ginger
Executive Director, Head Start
A.A., Portland Community College; B.S., Portland State University; M.Ed., Grand Canyon University.

Y

Yahiaoui, Hanifa
Instructor, Modern Language
B.A., University of Algeria; M.A., Institute of Humanities-Algeria.

Yue, Yiren
Instructor, Biology
B. E., Beijing Forestry University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst.