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Colorado Mesa University Administrative Officers


TIMOTHY E. FOSTER (2004), President; B.A., Kenyon College; J.D., University of Denver.

DENNIS BAILEY-FOUGNIER (2016), Vice President of Community College Affairs; A.A., Colorado Mesa University; B.S., University of Oregon; M.Ed., Wichita State University; Ed.D., Oregon State University, ABD.

SONIA BRANDON (2004), Assistant Vice President of Institutional Research and Assessment; B.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; M.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

CAROL FUTHEY (2004) Provost for Academic Affairs; B.S. Ed, Slippery Rock State College; M.A., Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

LAURA GLATT (2015), Vice President for Administrative Services & Finance/CO.

KURTIS HAAS (1999), Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs & Professor of English; B.A., M.A., Truman State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska.

JOHN MARSHALL (2007), Vice President for Student Services, B.A., Colorado Mesa University; M.P.A., University of Colorado.

ELIZABETH MEYER (2013), Foundation CEO/VP of Development; B.A., University of Puget Sound.

CYNTHIA PEMBERTON (2016), Vice President of Academic Affairs; B.S., Willamette University; M.S., Southern Oregon University; Ed.D., Portland State University. 

TIMOTHY PINNOW (2010), Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs - Director of Distance Education; B.A., Luther College; M.F.A., University of Florida.

MICHAEL POLL (2014), Vice President for Enrollment Management; B.S., Menlo College; M.A., San Jose State University.

ANDREW J. RODRIGUEZ (1989), Assistant Vice President for Auxiliary Services; B.S., University of Northern Colorado.

DEREK WAGNER (2009), Vice President for Intergovernmental and Community Affairs; B.A., Mesa State College.


Colorado Mesa University Administrative Personnel

CARRIE ACREE (2013), Financial Aid Counselor - Student Processing; B.S., Sam Houston University; M.S., Tiffin University.

RICK ADLEMAN (2001), Associate Director of Development; B.B.A., Mesa State College; M.B.A., Mesa State College.

MARIA DEL ALBA (2016), Campus Safety Officer; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

RICHARD MAC ALEXANDER (2016), Acting Assistant Football Coach

BRENT ALUMBAUGH (2010), Acting Clinical Coordinator/Lab Assistant & Assistant Track & Field Coach; B.A., Mesa State College; M.S., University of New Mexico.

JUANA AMBRIZ (2014), Auxiliary Custodian.

LEANNA ANDERSON (2015), Auxiliary Custodian.

BRIAN ARCAND (2013), Associate Director of Telecommunications and Instructional Technology; A.A.S., Mesa State College; B.S., Colorado State University; M.S., University of Colorado.

DALTON ARCHER (2015), Parking Services Field Technician.

MELISSA ARIAS (2016), Auxiliary Custodian.

KURTIS ARMSTRONG (2011), Director of Community Education Center; B.A.. University of Northern Colorado; M.A., University of Northern Colorado

DAVID ASAY (2016), Bus Driver.

CHRISTIANE BAIGENT (2016), Research Assistant/FIRS.

DEBRA BAILEY (2006), Director of Health Sciences; A.S.N., Mesa College; B.S., Mesa State College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Colorado.

VICKI BAKER (2012), Custodial Team Member.

JAY BALLENBERGER (2014), Instruction & Reference Librarian; B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.L.S., Emporia State University.

KAY BALERIO (2014), Payroll Specialist; A.A.; A.A.S.; Colorado Mesa University.

SARAH BALERIO (2011), Custodial Team Member.

JESSICA BARNETT (2009), Coordinator of Special Projects; B.A., University of Massachusetts Boston.

KEVIN BATES (2005), Information Technology Administrator; B.S., Utah State University.

BRIAN BEEMAN (2015), Associate Head Coach - Track & Field; B.A., California State University - Chico.

KURTIS BEIDLEMAN (2015), Admissions Counselor - NE Colorado; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

THOMAS BENTON (2015), Acting Director of the Maverick Innovation Center; B.S., Colorado State University.

JEREMY BERGEN (2009), IT Professional I

KATLIN BIRDSALL (2016), Creative Content and Social Media Manager; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

AMANDA BIZER (2014), Student Financial Counselor; A.A., B.S., M.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

ANNE BLEDSOE (2004), Reference Librarian; B.A., Lawrence University; M.A., University of Wisconsin.

MARGARET BODYFELT (2015), Student Information Specialist; B.S., University of Wyoming; M.A., Adams State University.

EMILY BOLLINGER  (2016), Acting Assistant Director of Staffing and Programs; B.S., Grand Canyon University.

ARNOLD BOND (2013), Custodial Team Member.

JENNIFER BONNER (2016), Graduation & Records Specialist.

BARBARA BORST (1981), Librarian/Instruction Coordinator; B.A., Sterling College; M.L.S., Indiana University.

LAURA BRADLEY (2010), Communications Coordinator & Box Office Manager; B.A., Mesa State College.

ASHLEY BRENNER (2011), Fiscal Analyst & Special Projects Coordinator; B.A., University of California-Irvine; M.A., Emory University.

TRACY BRODRICK (2004), Bookstore Manager, B.A., Chadron State College.

PATRICK BROOKS (2011), Graduation Manager; B.S., University of Wyoming.

JEREMY BROWN (1998), Executive Director for Information & Communications Technology; B.S., Mesa State College.

NAOMI BROWN (2013), Assistant Athletic Trainer; B.S., Colorado Mesa University; M.Ed., Midwestern State University.

SERENA BROWN (2016), Residence Hall Coordinator.

JON BRUNER (2012), Plumber.

M. ZACH BULLETT (2015), Acting Social Media & Marketing Specialist; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

CHANDLER BURGON (2013), Associate Director of Admissions - Operations; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

APRIL CACKLER (2006), Teacher Education Undergraduate Coordinator; B.A., Mesa State College.

ROBERT CACKLER (1998), Associate Registrar - Records, Graduation, Transfer & VA Education Benefits; A.A. Mesa State College; B.A., Mesa State College.

RUSS CADMAN (2016), Lead Bus Driver.

MELISSA CALHOON (2012), Student Support Services Program Director; B.S., Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Bay Path College, Longmeadow, MA.

ANNETTE CALLAWAY (1999), Professional Staff Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs; B.S., Colorado State University - Fort Collins; M.Ed., Colorado State University.

MATTHEW CANTERBURY (2007), Head Cross Country Coach; B.A., California State University.

LAUREEN CANTWELL (2014), Reference and Distance Services Librarian; B.A., Vassar College; M.S., Drexel University.

DANIEL CASEY (2012), HVAC Preventative Maintenance Technician.

NICHELLE CHANDLER (2013), Manager of Welcome Center/Assistant to VPEM; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

DAVID CHANG (2013), Senior Applications Programmer; B.S., Xiamen University; M.S., University of Utah.

MICHAEL CHAVEZ (2013), Assistant Football Coach; B.A., Whittier College.

JOANNE CHOJECKI (2013), Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach; B.A., Washington & Jefferson College.

KATIE CHRISTIAN (2016), Auxiliary Custodian.

JAMES CIHA (2008), Assistant Coordinator of Testing Services; B.S., University of Wisconsin.

JASON CLARE (2013), Head Coach - Women's Soccer; B.S., University of Wales.

KRISTA COLLINS (2014), Facilities Administrative Coordinator; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

FRANCIS COOK (2014), Assistant Coach - Men's Lacrosse; B.S., Lynchburg College.

TREVOR COX (2016), Assistant for the Electrical Line-Worker Program

BARBARA CRANE (2011), Assistant Registrar; B.S., University of Wyoming; M.B.A., University of Phoenix.

HOLLY DAUGHERTY (2014), Academic Advisor; B.S., University of Northern Colorado.

BRYAN DAVIS (2008), Assistant Controller; B.B.A., Western Michigan University.

JANEL DAVIS (2015), Registration Manager; A.A., B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

RYAN DEAN (2013), Assistant Athletic Trainer; B.S., University of Wyoming; M.S., University of Wisconsin.

TRACY DeBELLEVUE (2014), Instructional Designer; A.A.; Tulsa Community College; B.S., M.S., Oklahoma State University; M.A., Northern Kentucky University.

ALECIA DEMBOWSKI (2016) Assistant Coordinator of Career Services; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

ZACHARY DIAZ (2015), Campus Safety Officer; POST, Colorado Mesa University.

DARELL DIEDRICH (2011), Coordinator of Tutorial Services; B.A., Colorado Mesa University; M.A., Northern Arizona University.

PATRICIA DIEKMAN (2008), Financial Aid Counselor-Work Study; B.S., Colorado State University.

JODY DIERS (2014), Acting Director of Residence Life; B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., University of Colorado - Colorado Springs.

JAMES DILDINE (2013), Special Collections, Archive and Digital Initiatives Librarian; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., University of Arizona.

EMILY DODSON (2016), Transfer Manager.

MICHAEL DOMINGUEZ (2013), Assistant Men's Basketball Coach; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

KELLY DOUGHERTY (2016), Professional Staff Assistant / Human Resources & Finance; B.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

JEFFERY DOYLE (2006), Foundation Chief Financial Officer and Scholarship Coordinator; B.B.A., Western Michigan University.

STEPHEN DUNN (2016), Professional Staff Assistant to the President, B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

RYAN DUTCH (2011), Coordinator of the Outdoor Program; A.S., Mesa State College; B.S., Mesa State College.

AMBER DWOREK (2015), Acting Assistant Director of Admissions - East Coast; B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

SUZANNE ELLINWOOD (2000), Purchasing Manager; B.A., University of Colorado.

STEVEN EPPLER (2007), IT Network Administration

JESSICA EVANS (2016), Instructional Designer; B.Ed, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

THOMAS EVERSON (2016), Assistant Football Coach.

STACY FALSONE (2014), TRIO Student Support Services Advisor; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

ANNE FEES (2016), Executive Assistant to the President.

JAKE FERGERSTROM (2014), Life & Safety Specialist; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

DARVIN FISHER (2015), Auxiliary Custodian.

GYPSY FISHER (2013), Broadcast Media Specialist; B.A., Emerson College, M.L.S., CUNY Queens College.

BRIAN FLAHERTY (2014), Assistant Cycling Coach; B.S., Pennsylvania State University.

DAVE FLEMING (2005), Head Women's Volleyball Coach; B.A., Denison University; M.S., University of Michigan.

BELINDA FLYNN (2006), Director of Information Systems; B.S., Mesa State College.

DOUGLAS FRAZIER (2013), Bookstore Manager; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

JOSHUA FULLMER (2006), Head Athletic Trainer; A.S., College of Eastern Utah; B.S., Weber State University; M.S., University of Utah.

JOHN GABRIEL (2015), Manager of Intramural Sports; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

MANDY GALLAGHER (2015), Senior Admissions Counselor - Denver; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

ANTHONY GARCIA (2015), Auxiliary Groundskeeper I.

BENNIE GARCIA (2014), Head Coach - Softball; B.A., Colorado State University, Pueblo.

REBECCA GARDENHIRE (2016), Assistant Athletic Trainer; BS, New Mexico State University; MA, Ball State University.

DANIEL GARRISON (2016), Mass Communications & Producer/Correspondent In-Residence; B.S., Northwestern University; M.S., Syracuse University.

JOANNA GARZA (2013), Academic Success Coach; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

AMANDA GILLESPIE (2010), Academic Advisor and Assistant Coordinator of Testing Services; B.A.S., Mesa State College.

KANDIS GILLESPIE (2012), Payroll Manager; B.B.A., University of Alaska Southeast.

ANNIE GINGERICH (2010), Associate Director of Admissions -International Programs & Services; B.A., Central College; M.A., Colorado State University.

KEITH GISSEL (2013), Assistant Director of Admissions - Southern California; A.S., Pasadena City College; B.A., University of Redlands; M.A., University of Redlands.

CANDACE GRAUS (2006), Financial Aid Systems Manager & Counselor; B.S., University of Colorado.

TARA GRIECO (2015), Assistant Coordinator of Testing Services; B.A., Glenville State College.

AMY GRIMES (2013), Interim Compensation & Benefits Manager; B.A., Mesa State College.

JEFF GROSSMAN (2014), Electronic Resources Librarian; B.A., Marquette University; M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.

YASIN GULGAN (2014), Acting Assistant Track & Field Coach; B.S., Gazi University - Turkey.

SHANNA HALALILO (2016), Residence Hall Coordinator.

CHRIS HANKS (1993), Head Baseball Coach; B.S., Mesa State College.

SCOTT HANSEN (2012), Head Coach, Women's Golf; B.S., University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.

GEOFFREY HANSON (2016), Head Swimming and Diving Coach; B.A., The University of Arizona.

KATE HARRIS (2013), Admissions Counselor, Processing; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

BRONSON HENRIQUES (2016), Videographer and Media Asset Coordinator.

AMANDA HERRON (2014), Veterans Benefits and Success Coordinator; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

KEVIN HILKEN (2016), Instructional Technology A/V Specialist.

T. ROLLIN HILLS (2015), Instructional Technology Audio Visual Specialist; B.A., Colorado State University.

KYLIE HOLLEY (2011), Manager of Wellness and Fitness Programs; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

HANNAH HOLM (2012), Coordinator of the Water Center; B.A., Macalester College; M.S., University of Texas at Austin.

NICOLE HOLTON (2013), Admissions Counselor, Processing; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

GAIL HOWE (2012), Assistant Director of Student Life; B.A., University of Colorado.

ELIZABETH HOWELL (2012), Professional Staff Assistant to Vice President of Student Services; B.A.S., University of Wyoming.

LISA HUGHES (2016), Acquisitions Librarian.

MATTHEW IRICK (2016), Auxiliary Custodian.

DAVID JAHNKE (2008), Acting Assistant Sports Information Director; B.S., Mesa State College.

DONNA JUSTIN (2009), Professional Staff Assistant; B.S., Colorado State University.

AUSTIN KAISER (2016), Assistant Athletic Director - Compliance/Student Success.

MIKE KANSGEN (2013), Director of Computing & Network Systems; B.S., Mesa State College; M.S.M., Colorado Technical University.

MITCHELL KARSTENS (2012), Director of Student Life/Assoc. Director of University Center; B.A., M.A., University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.

ANDREA KECK (2008), Digital Communications Manager; B.B.A., Mesa State College.

REESE KEGANS (2014), Manager of Club Sports; B.S. Colorado Mesa University.

APRIL KENT (2010), Assistant Coordinator of Tutorial Services; B.A., University of Northern Colorado.

MIKAELA KING (2012), Senior Admissions Counselor - Colorado Front Range Region; B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., Hult International Business School, London.

ROBERT KINSON ( 2009), Carpenter.

CHRISTINA KLEESPIES 2011), Foundation COO/Director of Annual Giving; B.S., Arizona State University.

LORETTA KLOSTERMAN (2015), Admissions Counselor - Northern California; B.A., University of Redlands; M.A., University of San Diego.

JILL KNUCKLES (2006), Interim Director of Human Resources; B.B.A., Mesa State College.

ERIK KOZEL (2016), Assistant Softball Coach.

KATHY KRACHT (2007), Bursar.

PAUL KRAFT (2015), Director of Student Services - WCCC; B.S., M.S., Northern State University; Ph.D., Montana State University.

BOB LANG (2015), Director of Student Diversity, Advocacy & Health.

DANIEL LINSACUM (2009), Strength and Conditioning Coach; B.A., Mesa State College.

KAYLYN LITTLE (2015), Acting Coordinator of Programs and Campus Visitation; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

LAUREN LLOYD (2013), Custodial Team Member.

CINDY LUEB (2000), Director of Sponsored Programs; B.B.A., M.B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University.

RON LUNSFORD (2016), Assistant Coordinator of the Outdoor Program; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University. 

DANIEL MACDONALD (2005), Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach; B.B.A., Mesa State College.

DOUGLAS MACDONALD (2010), Landscape Design & Sustainability Manager; B.S., Purdue University; M.L.A., Ball State University.

LINDSEY MANNING (2013), Financial Counseling Manager; B.S., Elmhurst College.

MICHAEL MANSHEIM (2005), Director of Marketing and Publications; B.B.A., University of Miami; M.S., Syracuse University.

CRYSTAL MANZANARES (2015), Development Officer, Events; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

IAN MARKS (2013), Sports Information Director; B.S., University of Wisconsin.

JESSE MARQUARDT (2013), Assistant Manager - Auxiliary Custodial Services.

KENT MARSH (2007), Director of Facilities Services; B.S., Colorado State University.

BENJAMIN MARTIN (2012), Assistant Football Coach; B.S., Southeast Missouri State University; M.S., Chadron State College.

CURT MARTIN (1995), Director of Financial Aid; B.A., University of Nebraska; M.B.A., Mesa State College.

RUSSELL MARTIN (2012), Head Football Coach; B.S., M.S., Chadron State College.

MEGAN MARTINEZ (2016), University Center Scheduling Coordinator.

PATTON MASSENGILL (2016), Lead Academic Advisor - GOALS Program.

JEROMY McDOWELL (2015), Acting Assistant Football Coach; B.S., Central Methodist University.

HEATHER McKIM (2008), Senior Research Analyst; B.S., Wichita State University; M.Ed., University of Illinois - Chicago.

SEAN McKINNEY (2008), Assistant Baseball Coach; B.A., Mesa State College; M.S., University of Wyoming.

ANNINA McMILLAN (2016), Residence Hall Coordinator.

MICHAEL McNEELY (2015), Applications Programmer; B.A., Ft. Lewis College.

MICHAEL MEENS (2007), Acting Senior Systems Administrator; B.S., Mesa State College.

BREANNE MEIER (2005), Director of University Center; B.S., Colorado Mesa University; M.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

JARED MEIER (2004), Director of Alumni Relations; B.B.A., Mesa State College.

ALISHA MENDELSON (2013), Purchasing Administrative Coordinator; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

MARIANNE S. MERCADO (2006), Financial Aid Counselor; B.F.A., University of Colorado.

BETHANY MEYER (2015), Assistant Bookstore Manager; B.Envd., University of Colorado.

BROOKE MICHELSON (2016), Academic Advisor; B.S., Humboldt State University; M.S.Ed., Portland State University.

SHANNON MIMS (1992), Human Resources Generalist; A.A.S, B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

TAMI MITTAN (2014), Applications Programmer; A.A.S., Southeast Technical Institute.

MILLIE MOLAND (2005), Director of Advising and Academic Services; B.A., Minot State University; M.S.A., Central Michigan University.

DANIEL MORALES (2012), Custodial Team Member.

FRANCESCA MORALES (2005), Mentor for First Generation Students; A.A., B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

MARY MORRISON (2014), Development Associate; M.B.A., California State University, Long Beach.

KRISTIN MORT (1994), Associate Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator; B.A., Mesa State College.

TRACY MUNDY (2006), Grants Specialist.

CHRISTINE MURPHY (2014), Director of Developmental Programs; B.A., Regis University; M.S., Capella University.

JOSHUA MUNK (2015), Assistant Athletic Director, Facilities & Event Management; B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Central Michigan University.

DAN NEIL (2015), Acting Lab Technician - Clinical Education Center; A.A.S., Arapahoe Community College.

DJ NEPHEW (2013), Systems Administrator; B.S., University of Wisconsin.

KARLA NEPHEW (2015), Assistant Coordinator of Testing Services; B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison.

ANNA NICHOLS (2012), Deputy Controller and Bursar; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

AMANDA NICKSIC (2013), Coordinator of Career Services; B.A., Chapman University; M.A., Chapman University.

MARA NIELSON (2014), Assistant Director of Admissions; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

ERIN NIX (2012), Coordinator of Testing Services; B.A., Colorado Mesa University; M.A., Adams State University.

DANA NUNN (1999), Director of Media Relations.

KELLY O'CONNELL (2006), Institutional Research Analyst; B.S., Mesa State College.

SHANE O'NEILL (2015), Acting Manager of Student Life Operations; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

KAREN OLMEDO (2016), Admissions Counselor - Processing; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

MIGUEL OVIES-BOCANEGRA (2016), Assistant Director of Admissions - Texas Region.

JOHN PACINA (2007), Team Leader - Auxiliary Custodial.

TODD PADGETT (2014), Head Men's Soccer Coach; B.A., Ft. Lewis College.

CHEYENNE PANINGSORO (2015), Residence Hall Coordinator; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

STEPHANIE PARSONS (2013), Career Services Specialist; B.S., California Lutheran University.

LOGAN PEARSALL (2015), Acting Assistant Women's Coach - Swimming & Diving; B.S., Clarion University.

ROSE PETRALIA (2016), Head of Public Services

KEEGAN PFEIFFER (2013), Acting Energy, Utilities & Sustainability Manager.

RENAE PHILLIPS (2008), Professional Staff Assistant; B.S., Mesa State College; M.S., Western Illinois University.

TIMOTHY PINNOW (2010), Acting Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs - Director of Distance Education; B.A., Luther College; M.F.A., University of Florida.

JEFF PIPER (2013), Manager of Business Services; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

CHARLES PIPHER (2006), Head Wrestling Coach; B.S., Colorado State University, Pueblo.

HANNAH POLLART (2016), Assistant Women's Basketball Coach; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

JANE QUIMBY (2012), Public Safety Department Director; B.S., University of Utah; J.D., University of Denver College of Law.

SYLVIA RAEL (2006), Library Director; B.A., Washington State University; M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University.

LINDA RANSANICI (2015), Staff Assistant, Parking Services; A.A.S., Mesa State College.

GARY RATCLIFF (2016), Director of the Montrose Center; BS, MEd, University of Maryland; PhD, Pennsylvania State University.

JAMES REED (2015), Manager of Enrollment Systems; B.S., Colorado Mesa University.

MICHELLE REED (2016), Academic Success Coach; B.A., Belmont University; M.A., Colorado State University.

MICHAEL REEDER (2015), Acting Assistant Director of the Monfort Human Performance Laboratory; D.O., Ohio University.

KELLY REUSS (2015), Assistant Coordinator of Testing Services; B.S., University of Phoenix.

HERNAN RICO (2016), Residence Hall Coordinator.

CREE ROBERTS (2008), Coordinator of Advising; A.A., Colorado Mountain College; B.A., Mesa State College; M.A., Kansas State University.

BARRY ROCHFORD (2014), Assistant Coordinator of Educational Access Services; B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., Columbia University/Teacher's College.

BRYAN ROOKS (1997), Associate Athletic Director/Internal Operations/Compliance & Student Services; B.S., Mesa State College.

ERIN ROOKS (2001), Special Projects Coordinator; B.B.A., Mesa State College.

PATRIC ROSTEL (2013), Head Cycling Coach; B.S., Colorado Mesa University.

BRENDAN RYAN (2015), Acting Admissions Counselor; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa university.

ALISHA RYTTING (2016), Assistant Athletic Trainer; M.E., Midwestern State University.

EMILY SAMS (2013), Financial Aid Counselor and Scholarship Coordinator.

JANE SANDOVAL (2005), Entrepreneurial Business Institute Coordinator.

CELINA SARABIA (2015), Residence Hall Coordinator; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

BETTE SCHANS (1994), Director of Assessment of Student Learning; B.S., Metropolitan State College; M.S., University of Colorado; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

JENNIFER SCHMALZ (2013), Budget Services Coordinator; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

STANLEY SCHROCK (2015), Assistant Coach - Men's Soccer; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

BETH SCHROEDER (2001), Office Manager - Intercollegiate Athletics; B.S., Colorado State University

SALLY CROW SCHUMAN (2011), Associate Director of Financial Aid; B.A., University of Montana.

JESSE SCOTT (2013), Student Mentor and Program Assistant; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

SHARAYADAWN SELSOR (2014), Acting Assistant Director of Transfer Services; B.S., Colorado Mesa University.

RAJA SEN (2016), Specialist - Next Generation Learning; M.Ed., Western Governors University.

ANDREW SHANTZ (2000), Head Men's Basketball Coach; B.A., Mesa State College; M.A., Adams State College.

RONNA LEE SHARP (2016), Professional Staff Assistant - Health Sciences.

KATE SIMONDS (2016), Student Health Coordinator/Prevention Specialist; B.A., M.S.Ed., Alfred University.

ABBY SIMPSON (2011), Head Coach - Women's Lacrosse; B.S., State University of New York - Cortland.

ERIC SISNEROS (2014), Applications Administrator; B.S., Colorado Mesa University.

DAVID SKAFF (2012), Acting Assistant Volleyball Coach; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

BILL SLAUGHTER (2014), HVAC Technician.

DAVID SMITH (2013), Assistant Tennis Coach; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

ELISA SMITH (2015), Academic Success Coach; B.A., Colorado Mesa University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

JEREMY SMITH (2007), Senior Graphic Artist and Creative Projects Manager; B.A., Mesa State College.

LISA SMITH (2015), Graphic Artist & Special Projects Coordinator; B.A., Ft. Lewis College.

VINCENT SMITH (2013), Head Men's Lacrosse Coach; B.A., Hampden-Sydney College.

TOM SPICER (2013), Director of Athletics; B.S., Fort Hays State University; M.S., Fort Hays State University.

ELISE ST. AMOUR (2016), Grant & Compliance Specialist; B.B.A., M.B.A., Colorado Mesa University. 

ED STEHLIN (2012), Aquatics Coordinator/Coach; B.A., Western State College.

JOHN STEWART (2013), Student Loans Manager.

RYAN STEWART (2012), Bookstore Department Manager.

JENNIFER STOLL (2013), Event Management Coordinator; B.A., Colorado Mesa University; M.S., University of Louisville.

MARK SUTTON (2012), Parking Services Manager; B.S., Colorado State University.

WHITNEY SUTTON (1996), Director of Budgeting; B.S., Mesa State College.

LARA SWANSON (2015), Coordinator of Scholarships & Customer Relations; B.S., Colorado Christian University.

JOSHUA TAFOYA (2016), E-Commerce Coordinator.

JOSEPH TAYLOR (2005), Controller; B.A., Fort Lewis College.

HOLLY TEAL (1997), Registrar; B.S., Mesa State College; M.S., Regis University.

KATRICE THOMAS (2007), Assistant Track & Field Coach; B.A., Colorado State University.

BRITTNEY THURMAN (2016), Assistant Coach Women's Soccer; B.A., Eastern New Mexico University.

RYAN TRAN-SWOPE (2016), Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

THOMAS TRUCKS (2015), Auxiliary Custodian.

KRISTINA TRUJILLO (2015), CEC Administrative Assistant; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

JEFFREY TURNER (2014), Residence Hall Coordinator; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

PUA UTU (2015), Director of Campus Safety & Student Conduct.

DANA VANDEBURGT (2011), Assistant Coordinator of Educational Access Services; A.S., Colorado Mountain College;B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., University of Northern Colorado.

DEBORAH VIGIL (2016), Foundation Staff Accountant.

HEIDI WAGGONER (2012), Manager of Student Cohorts & Financial Literacy; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

TAYLOR WAGNER (2012), Head Women's Basketball Coach; A.A., Otero Junior College; B.A., University of Alaska Anchorage.

JAMES WALKER (2006), Head of Technical Services; B.Mus., M.S., Loma Linda University; M.S., University of Southern California.

CASEY WALTERS (2013), Custodian I.

XIN WANG (2015), Instructional Designer; B.A., Qiqihar University; M.A., Heilongjiang University

ERIN WARD (2009), Coordinator of Student Success; B.A., University of Southern Indiana; M.Ed., Kent State University.

MATTHEW WARD (2014) Head Coach - Men's Golf/Lecturer of Kinesiology; B.S., M.S., University of Minnesota; M.L.S., Minnesota State University.

THOMAS WATSON (2002), Computer Support Manager; B.S., U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

KEVIN WHITE (2014), Auxiliary Custodian.

LARRY WILBANKS (2014), Assistant Wrestling Coach; B.A., Western State Colorado University.

MICHAEL WILCOCK (2012), Associate Head Athletic Trainer; B.S., M.S., Brigham Young University.

CHRIS WILCOX (2009), Student Services Coordinator, Montrose Campus; B.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; M.S., Troy University.

BRENNA WILKERSON (2016), Academic Advisor; B.A., Auburn University.

ROSE WILLETT (2011), Student Mentor; B.S., University of Colorado - Boulder.

KIMBERLY WILLIAMS (2014), Executive Director of Marketing; B.A., University of Colorado.

WILLIAM WILLIS (2016), Residence Hall Coordinator.

LYNN WILSON (2012), Director of Campus Recreation; A.A.S., Mesa State College.

PRESTON WILSON (2015), Auxiliary Custodian.

ROBERT WILSON (2010), Laboratory and Safety Technician; B.S., Mesa State College.

DAVID WING (2003), Senior Applications Programmer; B.S., Mesa State College.

KATIE WOODS (2016), Academic Success Coach; M.Ed., University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Department Heads

Art - Suzie Garner
Biological Sciences - Carrie McVean-Waring
Business - Steven Norman
Center for Teacher Education - Blake Bickham
Computer Science - Mathematics, and Statistics - Lori Payne
Health Sciences - Debra Bailey
Kinesiology - Jeremy Hawkins
Languages, Literature and Communication - Barry Laga
Music - Calvin Hofer
Physical and Environmental Sciences - Russ Walker
Social and Behavioral Sciences - Jessica Herrick
Theatre Arts- Mo LaMee


Colorado Mesa University Faculty

SHAUNA ACKER (2013), Assistant Professor of Nursing; D.N.P., University of Colorado; BSN., Graceland University; M.S.N., University of Kansas.

THOMAS ACKER (1999), Professor of Spanish; B.S., Kutztown University; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University.

WILLIAM AIKENS (2016), Instructor of Musics; B.M., Duquesne University; M.M., University of Cincinnati; D.M.A., Arizona State University.

NANCY ALEX (2015), Assistant Professor of Teacher Education; B.S., University of Wyoming; M.A., Adams State University; Ph.D, University of Denver.

TYLER ANDERSON (2006), Associate Professor of Spanish; A.A., Ricks College; B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

GRAHAM ANDURI (2016), Assistant Professor of Music; B.M., Colorado State University; M.M., University of Florida; D.M.A., University of Southern Mississippi.

DANIEL ASHTON (2014), Program Director of Aviation Technology; M.A., Webster University; MAS., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

RACHEL ANTHONY (2016), Assistant Professor of Nursing - Obstetrics/Pediatrics; B.S.N., Midland University; M.S.N., University of Nebraska.

CHRISTOPHER AQUINTO (2012), Instructor of Mathematics; A.A., Arapahoe Community College; B.S., Colorado Mesa University; M.S., University of Colorado Denver.

ANDRES ASLAN (1999), Professor of Geology; B.S., Brown University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Colorado.

MONTE ATKINSON (1985), Professor of Music; A.S., Snow College, Utah; B.F.A., Utah State University; M.M., D.M.A., University of Illinois.

JAMES AYERS (2007), Associate Professor of Physical Sciences - Chemistry; B.S., University of Texas; Ph.D., Stanford University.

DIANA BAILEY (2010), Assistant Professor of Nursing; A.S.N., Mesa State College; BSN., Mesa State College; M.S.N., Walden University.

CRYSTAL BAKER (2016), Instructor of Psychology.

JULIE BARAK (1997), Instructor of English, Languages, Literature, & Communications; B.A., M.A., Creighton; Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

ANDREA BARNARD (2013), Instructor of Mathematics/Statistics; B.S., Brigham Young University; M. Ed., University of Texas, Arlington.

RAM BASNET (2013), Assistant Professor of Computer Science; B.S. Colorado Mesa University; M.S., Ph.D., New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology.

SUSAN BECKER (1996), Professor of Psychology; B.A. Reed College; M.A., University of Colorado-Colorado Springs; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

MARGOT BECKTELL (2005), Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences; B.S. Mesa State College; Ph.D., Cornell University.

KATE BELKNAP (2011), Instructor of English; B.A., University of the South; M.A., University of Dallas.

RICHARD BELL (2005), Instructor of Kinesiology; B.S., Clemson University; M.A., The Citadel/The College of Charleston; J.D., University of South Carolina; Ed.D., U.S. Sports Academy.

KELLY BEVILL (2011), Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering; B.S., University of Colorado; M.S., Cornell University.

SCOTT BEVILL (2010), Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering; B.S., University of Denver; M.S., Stanford University; Ph.D., Stanford University.

BLAKE BICKHAM (2007), Associate Professor of Teacher Education; B.A., M.A., Texas A & M University; Ed.D., University of Houston.

THERESA BLOOM (2008), Technical Instructor of Medical Preparation; B.A., Mesa State College.

CATHERINE BONAN-HAMADA (1996), Professor of Mathematics; B.S., M.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado.

EDWARD BONAN-HAMADA (1997), Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., University of Hawaii; Ph.D., University of Colorado.

ELIZABETH BRANSCUM (2016), Technical Instructor of Culinary Arts.

MORGAN K. BRIDGE (1995), Professor of Business Administration; B.B.A., M.B.A, Chadron State; Ph.D. University of Wyoming.

JULIE BRUCH (2002), Professor of English; B.A., Western Michigan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence.

HOLLY BUGLEWICZ (2016), Instructor of Speech; B.S., M.A., University of Nebraska.

GEORGE BURRELL (2015), Instructional Assistant - Electric Lineworker.

BONNIE BUTLER (2011), Instructor of English; B.A., Fort Lewis College; M.A., Colorado State University.

JOSHUA BUTLER (2004), Assistant Professor of Art; B.F.A., Colorado State University; M.F.A., Colorado State University.

ROBIN CALLAND (2009), Assistant Professor of English; B.A., University of Colorado-Denver, M.A., Ph.D, University of Colorado-Boulder.

WILLIAM CAMPBELL (2013), Technical Instructor of Welding; B.S. Utah Valley University.

MICHAEL CARLTON (2012), Technical Instructor of Manufacturing Technology - Machining; A.A., Mesa Community College.

COLIN CARMAN (2013), Instructor of English; B.A., Hamilton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara.

DONALD CARPENTER (2003), Professor of Computer Information Systems; B.S. Kearney State College, M.B.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; Ph.D., University of Nebraska.

MICHAEL CARSTEN (2010), Technical Instructor-Transportation Services for Western Colorado Community College.

PAULA CASEY (1998), Instructor of Speech; B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.A., Northern Arizona University.

TIM CASEY (1997), Professor of Political Science; B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.A., University of San Francisco; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

KARL CASTLETON (2014), Assistant Professor of Computer Science; A.A.S., B.S., Colorado Mesa University.

THERESA CHASE (2014), Assistant Professor of Nursing/Mental Health; B.A., Western State College; M.A., University of Denver; M.A, University of Santa Monica; N.D., University of Colorado.

CYNTHIA CHOVICH (2007), Associate Professor of Education; B.S., Cal State San Marcos; M.A., Grand Canyon University; Ed.D., Walden University.

CAROL CHRIST (2004), Instructor of English; B.A., Mesa State College; M.F.A., Colorado State University.

RHONDA CLARIDGE (1999), Instructor of English; B.A., New York University; M.A., University of Colorado.

ADAM COCHRAN (2011), Instructor of Mass Communications; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

KELLY COFFIN (2009), Instructor of Nursing; A.S., Washburn University; B.S., Washburn University; M.S., Walden University.

REX D. COLE (1995), Professor of Geology; B.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of Utah.

DAVID COLLINS (2007), Associate Professor of Physics; B.S., Rhodes University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

MELISSA CONNOR (2012), Associate Professor of Forensic Anthropology and Director of Forensic Anthropological Research Center; B.A., M.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

JILL CORDOVA (1992), Professor of Kinesiology; B.A., M.A., Humboldt State University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

BRENDA COURTAD (2016), Assistant Professor of Business - Quantitative Methods; M.B.A., The University of Findlay.

KELLY CRAIG (2012), Assistant Professor of Biology; B.S., University of Kansas; Ph.D., Georgetown University.

BLAKE CROSSLEY (2007), Instructor of Spanish; B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University.

REGINA DALLAGO (2016), Instructor of Construction Management; B.S., University of Delaware; M.B.A., Wilmington University.

TIMOTHY D'ANDREA (2008), Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S., Ursinus College; Ph.D., University of Colorado.

JENNIFER DANIELS (2011), Assistant Professor of Teacher Education; B.A., Oswego State University; M.A., Loyola College; Ph.D., Walden University.

MICHAEL DELANEY (2008), Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; B.A., Transylvania University; J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

KRISTOPHER DIETRICH (2015), Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts - Scenic Design; B.F.A., University of Lethbridge; M.F.A., University of Missouri.

JOHN DOBBS (2016), Instructor of Computer Science.

KATIE DREILING (2011), Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; B.A., St. Cloud State University; M.S., St. Cloud State University; Ph.D., South Dakota State University.

LISA DRISKELL (2010), Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

LYNN DUNCAN (2011), Instructor of Nursing and Coordinator of Clinical Education Center; B.S.N., South Dakota State University.

ERIC ELLIOTT (2015), Assistant Professor of Art; B.A., University of California - Berkeley; M.F.A., University of Washington - Seattle.

MEGAN ENGLUND (2013), Interim Technical Instructor of Marketing Education; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

LORRIE ETENBURN (2016), Instructor of Surgical Technology/Program Director.

JULIET EVANS (2013), Instructor of Nursing; A.A.S., L.P.N, A.S., Central Oregon Community College; BSN., Colorado Mesa University.

CATHY FELLER (2011), Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.A., Brandeis University; BSN., University of Maine; M.S.N., Walden University.

CASSANDRA FENTON (2016), Instructor of Geology; B.A., University of Rochester; M.S., University of Salzburg; M.S., Ph.D., University of Utah.

CAROLYN FERREIRA-LILLO (2009), Assistant Technical Professor of Process Control Technology; A.A.S., Queensborough Community College; B.S., City College of New York; M.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook.

MARC FISCHER (2011), Instructor of Math; B.S., Mesa State College; M.S., Ruhr Universitat Bochum.

SEAN FLANIGAN (2006), Assistant Professor of Music; B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign; M.M., University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign; D.M.A., University of North Texas-Denton.

WILLIAM FLANIK (2014), Assistant Professor of Political Science; B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., University of Toronto.

DAN FLENNIKEN (2005), Associate Professor of Mass Communications; B.A., University of Colorado; M.F.A., Western Michigan University.

KAREN E. FORD (1984), Professor of Psychology; B.A., Mississippi College; M.A., Northeast Louisiana; Ph.D., University of Mississippi.

SANDY FORREST, R.N. (1980), Professor of Nursing; BSN., Florida International University; M.S.N., University of Miami; Ph.D., University of Texas.

GLENN C. FOSSETT, (2004), Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.A., University of Missouri at Kansas City; M.B.A., Western State College.

JEREMY FRANKLIN (2007), Instructor of Theatre - Music Theatre; B.M., Ouachita Baptist University.

BRIAN FRASER (2014), Assistant Professor of Finance; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University, M.S., University of Denver.

CHERYL FRICKE (2015), Instructor of Nursing; B.S., Regis University.

THERESA FRIEDMAN (2002), Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia; M.S., Ph.D., Lehigh University - Bethlehem, PA.

LISA FRIEL (1998), Professor of Teacher Education; B.A., University of California - Santa Barbara; M.Ed., Ed.D., Northern Arizona University.

KEITH FRITZ (1997), Associate Professor of Kinesiology; B.S., Oregon State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

MEGAN FROMM (2015), Assistant Professor of Mass Communication; B.A., Colorado Mesa University; Ph.D., University of Maryland.

TERESA (SUZIE) GARNER (1995), Professor of Graphic Arts and Department Head of Art; B.F.A., M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.F.A., West Texas A & M.

JEAN GAULEY (2007), Instructor of Teacher Education; B.S., University of Vermont; M.A., Ph.D., University of Denver.

AMANDA GAUTHIER (2016), Assistant Professor of Nursing - BSN Medical/Surgical; B.S.N., Oklahoma Christian University.

TJ GERLACH (2005), Assistant Professor of English, B.A., University of Utah; M.F.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Denver.

BARBARA GEIGER (2000), Instructor of English; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

ANN GILLES (2014), Assistant Professor of Teacher Education; B.S., M.A., Ohio State University; Ph.D., University of South Florida.

MEGAN GLYNN (2013), Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts - Dance; B.A., Chapman University; M.F.A., University of California

SUE GOEBEL (1998), Associate Professor of Nursing; BSN., M.S., University of Northern Dakota.

JAMES GOETZ (1999), Instructor of Transportation Services; A.A.S., Mesa State College.

JUSTIN GOLLOB (2008), Assistant Professor of Political Science; B.S., Idaho State University; M.A., Ph.D., Temple University.

LUCY GRAHAM (2016), Assistant Professor of Nursing - BSN Community Health; B.A., B.S.N., University of Kansas; M.P.H., University of Northern Colorado.

NICOLE GRIDER (2016), Instructor of Speech; B.S., M.A., University of Central Missouri.

CARMINE GRIECO (2015), Assistant Professor of Kinesiology; B.S., University of Wyoming; Ph.D., Old Dominion University.

OLGA GRISAK (2013), Assistant Professor of Radiologic Technology/Clinical Coordinator; B.S., M.S., State University Ukraine.

GEOFFREY GURKA (2001), Professor of Accounting; B.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

DAMIAN GUSTAFSON (2016), Technical Instructor of Welding; A.A.S., Colorado Mesa University.

KIRK GUSTAFSON (1987), Instructor of Music; B.M.E., University of Colorado; M.Mus., University of Colorado; D.M.A., University of Washington.

PHILIP GUSTAFSON (1998), Professor of Mathematics; B.S., State University of New York - Oneonta; M.S., Ph.D., Washington State University.

KATHERINE HADAR (2015), Instructor of Graphic Design; B.F.A., Colorado Mesa University; M.F.A., University of Montana.

KRISTEN HAGUE (2001), Associate Professor of English; B.A., Providence College; M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

ELI HALL (2011), Assistant Professor of Art-Graphic Design; B.F.A., Missouri State University; M.A., Lindenwood University; M.F.A., Colorado State University.

KATHLEEN HALL (2015), Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., University of Maryland; BSN., University of Alabama Huntsville; M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

PAUL HAMPTON (2012), Assistant Professor of Biology; B.S., Eastern Illinois University; M.S., University of Texas at Tyler; Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

JENNIFER HANCOCK (2008), Assistant Professor of English; B.A., Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, M.F.A., Sarah Lawrence College.

ERIEK HANSEN (2013), Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences; B.S., M.S., Utah State University; Ph.D., University of Wyoming

MICHELLE HANSON (2002), Instructor of English; M.L.S., University of Arizona.

ALISON HARRIS (2012), Assistant Professor of Art, B.A., University of California-Davis; M.Ed., National University-Sacramento; B.F.A., Sonoma State University; M.F.A., California State University-Long Beach.

TIMOTHY S. HATTEN (1995), Professor of Business Administration; B.A., Western State College; M.S., Central Missouri State; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

JEREMY HAWKINS (2013), Assistant Professor of Kinesiology/Program Director of Athletic Training Education; M.S., Oregon State University; B.S., Ph.D., Brigham Young University.

STANTON HEISTER (2014), Assistant Professor of Business - Management; B.B.A., University of Michigan - Flint; M.B.A., University of Portland; Ph.D., Argosy University.

DEBORAH HENDERSON (2014), Technical Instructor of Baking; A.A., Mesa Junior College.

MEGAN HENLEY (2016), Assistant Professor of Sociology.

JESSICA HERRICK (1995), Professor of Psychology and Department Head of Social and Behavioral Sciences; B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Wyoming.

CHELSIE HESS (2016), Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.A., University of Wyoming; M.A., University of Northern Colorado.

KRISTIN HEUMANN (2011), Assistant Professor of Kinesiology; B.A., Northwestern College; M.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

HEATH HILLMAN (2016), Instructor of Mathematics.

JONATHAN HINKLE (2012), Assistant Professor of Music-Director of Bands; B.M.E., M.M.E., Ph.D., Florida State University.

DENISE HOCTOR (2012), Instructor of Teacher Education; B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.A., Western State College.

CALVIN HOFER (1998), Professor of Music and Department Head of Music; B.A., South Dakota State University; M.M.E., University of Wisconsin; D.M.A., University of Northern Texas.

GLEN HOFF (2013), Instructor of Construction Technology; B.A., California Polytechnic State University.

JANICE HOLVOET (2016), Instructor of Nursing.

BRIAN HOSTERMAN (2014), Assistant Professor of Physics; B.S., Denison University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas.

ARTHUR HOULE (2006); Professor of Music & Director of Keyboard; B.M., University of Massachusetts-Lowell; M.M., New England Conservatory; D.M.A., University of Iowa.

JEANINE HOWE (2002), Assistant Professor of Theatre; B.F.A., Otterbein College; M.F.A., Carnegie-Mellon University.

ERIKA JACKSON (2010), Assistant Professor of History; B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Loyola University Chicago; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

ELIOT JENNINGS (2013), Assistant Professor of Public Administration/Public Safety; B.S., M.P.A., Ph.D, University of North Texas.

VERNER JOHNSON (1989), Professor of Geology; B.A., M.S., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee.

CHARLES JOHNSTON (2016), Instructor of Accounting.

JACOB JONES (2011), Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.S., Bluefield College; M.S., Radford University; Ph.D., Indiana State University.

KRISTEN NICOLE JONES (2011), Instructor of Psychology; B.A., Emory & Henry College; M.S., Radford University; Ph.D., Ball State University.

LABECCA JONES (2013), Instructor of English; B.A., Colorado Mesa University; M.F.A., Oklahoma State University.

LAWRENCE JONES (2013), Instructor of Geology; B.S., Fort Lewis College; M.S., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., University of Wyoming.

GEORGANN JOUFLAS (2006), Instructor of Business; B.A., University of Colorado; M.B.A., The George Washington University.

JEREMY JURGENS (2013), Instructor of English; B.S., Utah Valley University; M.A., Oregon State University.

SCOTT KALBACH (2016), Chemistry Lab Coordinator/Instructor; B.S., Colorado Mesa University.

DARIN KAMSTRA (2004), Associate Professor of Music; B.M., Eastern Washington University-Cheney; M.M., University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana.

ALAA KASSIR (2008), Assistant Technical Professor of Developmental Mathematics; B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin.

BENJAMIN R. KEEFER (1991), Assistant Technical Professor; A.A.S., Northeastern Junior College; B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Colorado State University.

GEORGE KELLY (2016), Instructor of Computer Information Systems.

DEBORAH KENNARD (2005), Associate Professor of Environmental Science; B.A., Trinity University; M.S., University of Florida, Ph.D., University of Florida.

SUZANNE KENNEY (2006), Instructor of Chemistry; B.S., M.S., Clarkson University.

SCOTT KESSLER (2010), Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology; B.S., University of Missouri; M.S., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

PHILLIP KIEFER (2015), Instructor of Chemistry.

DANIEL KIRBY (1999), Assistant Technical Professor of Culinary Arts for Western Colorado Community College; B.B.A., Mesa State College.

SUSAN KONANTZ (2015), Instructor of Developmental Education - English; M.L.S., University of Oregon.

ERIC LACKEY (2016), Instructor of English; B.A., M.A., University of Kansas; M.F.A., University of Texas.

BARRY LAGA (1997), Professor of English; B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

ERIN LALLY (2016), Instructor of Kinesiology - Athletic Training Clinical Coordinator.

RICHARD LAMEE (2012), Assistant Professor of Theatre; B.A., Loretto Heights College; M.F.A., National theater Conservatory.

SARAH LANCI (2015), Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering; B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Colorado School of Mines.

JAMES LAPP (2012), Instructor of Mathematics; B.A., M.S., Humboldt State University.

SUZANNE LAY (2006), Associate Professor of Accounting; B.S., Norfolk State University; M.S., Emporia State University; M.B.A., University of Missouri at Kansas City.

MICHAEL LEGATE (2014), Instructor of Theatre Arts & Sound/Lighting Designer/Technical Director; A.A., Flathead Community College; B.F.A., University of Montana - Missoula; M.F.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

AUTHUMN LEWIS (2016), Instructor of Nursing.

TYLER LIFF (2011), Technical Instructor of Administrative Office Technology; A.A.S., Mesa State College; B.S., M.S., Colorado State University.

JUSTIN LILES (2011), Instructor of History; B.A., University of North Texas; M.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

RICHARD LIVACCARI (1997), Professor of Geology; B.S., University of New Mexico; M.S., State University of New York - Albany; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

SAM LOHSE (2014), Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S., M.S., Idaho State University; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

SUSAN LONGEST (2011), Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences; M.S., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

GARY LOOFT (1985), UTEC, Instructor of Applied Technology-Transportation; Certificate, Commercial Trades Institute.

KINDRA LOYD (2015), Instructor of Nursing; BSN., Colorado Mesa University.

MEREDITH LYONS (2016), Assistant Professor of Dance; B.A., Mercyhurst University; M.F.A., Smith College.

WARREN MACEVOY (2001), Professor of Computer Science; B.S., Mesa State College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

MICHAEL MAHONEY (2016), Technical Instructor of Technology Integration; B.A., California State University - Northridge. 

BRIDGET MARSHALL (2012), Assistant Professor of Nursing.

SUSAN MATHEWS (2007), Instructor of Nursing.

BRITT MATHWICH (2011), Assistant Professor of Business.

STEPHANIE MATLOCK (2000), Instructor of Biology; B.A., University of Colorado; M.S., Montana State University.

TRACY MATTHEWS (2011), Instructor of Medical Lab Technology and Program Director MLT; B.S., University of Arkansas; M.S., University of Northern Dakota.

GABRIELE MAYER-HUNKE (1986), Instructor of English/German; B.A., B.S., University of Wuerzburg; M.A., M.S.,University of Wuerzburg.

ROBERT W. MAYER (1987), Associate Professor of Business; B.A., M.S., University of Northern Colorado.

WILLIAM J. McCRACKEN, Jr. (2007), Assistant Technical Professor; A.A.S., Colorado Mesa University.

DANIEL McCLINTOCK (2007), Instructor of Media Technology; B.A., Mesa State College.

MAX McFARLAND (2010), Instructor of Mathematics; A.S., A.A.S.,Mesa State College; B.S., Mesa State College; M.E., University of Colorado, Boulder.

RICHARD McGRAW (2016), Technical Instructor of Technology Integration; A.A., Lake City Community College; B.S., St. Petersburg Junior College.

THERESA McHUGH (2016), Assistant Professor of Biology; B.S., University of Notre Dame; M.S., Ph.D., Northern Arizona University.

DENISE McKENNEY (1996), Professor of Biology and Department Head of Biological Sciences; B.S., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University-Raleigh.

CHRISTOPHER McKIM (2013), Lecturer of Music; B.M., Wichita State University; M.M., Arizona State University; D.M.A, University of Colorado.

JOHN McLAUGHLIN (2016), Technical Instructor of Electrical Construction Technology; A.A.S., North Dakota State School of Science.

KYLE McQUADE (2007), Associate Professor of Biology; B.S., Millikin University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

CARRIE McVEAN WARING (1996), Professor of Biology; B.S., D.V.M., Colorado State University.

STEPHEN MERINO (2016), Assistant Professor of Sociology; M.S., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

JOSHUA MEUWLY (2014), Technical Instructor of Digital Design; B.A., The Art Institute of Colorado.

CHAD MIDDLETON (2006), Associate Professor of Physics; B.S., Eastern Illinois University' Ph.D., University of Tennessee.

GREG MIKOLAI (2011), Lecturer of Mass Communications and Television Producer; B.A., University of St. Thomas.

ERIC MILES (2015), Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., Colorado Mesa University; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University.

DAVID MILLER (2014), Technical Instructor of Developmental Education - Math; B.S., Colorado Mesa University.

LESLIE MILLER (1998), Associate Professor of Philosophy; B.A., Mesa State College; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.

TROY MILLER (2013), Assistant Professor of Construction Management & Coordinator of the Construction Management Program; B.S., Brigham Young University; M.S.; Colorado State University

TAMERA MINNICK (2002), Associate Professor of Environmental Science; B.S., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

ALLISON MORRIS (2011), Instructor of English; B.A., Texas A&M University; M.A., Texas A&M University.

STEVEN ROSS MURRAY (1998), Professor of Kinesiology; B.S., University of North Alabama; M.S., D.A., Middle Tennessee State University.

LOUIS NADELSON (2016), Instructor of Statistics; B.S., Colorado State University; M.Ed., Western Washnington University; Ph.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas.

SANDRA NADELSON (2016), Assistant Professor of Nursing; B.S., Oregon Health Sciences University; M.S., Portland State University; Ph.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas.

JOHN NIZALOWSKI (1992), Instructor of English; B.A., SUNY at Binghamton; M.A., University of Delaware.

STEVEN NORMAN (2016), Department Head of Business and Associate Professor of Business; B.S., M.B.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Nebraska.

DOUGLAS A. O'ROARK (1994), Professor of History; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.

KYOUNGHWA OH (2013), Assistant Professor of Art; B.F.A., Washburn University; M.F.A., Southern Illinois University.

RICHARD OTT (2006), Associate Professor of Statistics; B.S., St. Mary's University; M.S., University of Missouri; Ph.D., Rice University.

KYMBERLY OWENS (2012), Assistant Professor of Social Work; B.A., University of Montana, Missoula, MT; M.A., Walla Walla University.

DARREN OXFORD (2010), Instructor of Medical Preparation; A.A., Colby Community College; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

AYSE ZEYNEP OZSOY (2010), Assistant Professor of Biology; B.S., Bogazici University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

ERIK PACKARD (1996), Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Texas Tech University.

APARNA D.N. PALMER (1999), Professor of Biology; B.A., B.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., Washington State University.

TAMMY PARECE (2016), Instructor of Geography; B.I.S., Grad. Cert., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech.

DEBORAH PARMAN (2015), Assistant Professor of Business - Marketing; B.A. Colorado State University; M.A., University of Redlands.

BRIAN PARRY (2008), Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.A., University of Utah; M.S., Ph.D., Brigham Young University - Provo.

VINCENT PATARINO (2003), Assistant Professor of History; B.A., CU Boulder; B.S., CU Boulder; M.A., CU Boulder; Ph.D., CU Boulder.

LORI PAYNE (1996), Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science and Department Head of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics; B.A., Mesa College; M.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology; Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado.

JENNY PEIL (2011), Assistant Professor of Psychology; M.S., Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology.

JAMES PEREZ (2015), Assistant Professor of Mass Communication; B.A., M.A., California State University Long Beach; Ph.D., University of California San Diego.

NATHAN PERRY (2010), Assistant Professor of Business/Economics; B.A., Westminster College; Ph.D., University of Utah.

MICHAEL PHILIPP (2016), Instructor of Accounting; M.A., University of Central Arkansas; M.B.A., University of Kassel.

RANDY PHILLIS (1993), Professor of English; B.A., M.F.A., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University.

JOHN PIATANESI (2013), POST Academy Director, A.A.S., Moraine Valley Community Collete; B.S., Western Illinois University.

THOMAS POTTER (2016), Technical Instructor of Electric Lineworker.

DAVID PUMPHREY (2014), Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems; B.S., B.A., University of Arkansas; M.S., Georgia State University; Ph.D., University of Mississippi.

JOSEPH QUESENBERRY (2005), Lecturer of Applied Mathematics; B.S., Mesa State College.

CAROLYN QUINN-HENSLEY (2000), Professor of Graphic Arts; B.F.A., M.F.A., University of Hawaii.

GARY M. RADER (1995), Professor of Computer Sciences; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; M.B.A., University of Phoenix.

JASON REDDOCH (2011), Assistant Professor of English; B.A., Millsaps College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati.

JOHN REECE (2006), Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; B.A., Mesa State College; M.A., University of Colorado - Denver; Ph.D., Northcentral University.

MARKUS REITENBACH (2006), Associate Professor of Mathematics; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University.

FRANK RESTESAN (2016), Visiting Associate Professor of Music.

KRISTINE L. REUSS, R.N. (1990), Professor of Nursing; BSN., M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Colorado.

GIGI RICHARD (2002), Associate Professor of Geology; B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University.

JOSEPH L. RICHARDS (1995), Professor of Chemistry; B.A., University of San Diego; Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

ALISON ROBB (2016), Wildland Fire Program Director; B.A., B.S., University of Montana.

ANITA ROBERTS (2016), Instructor of Nursing.

SHAWN ROBINSON (2011), Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., M.S., Emory University.

ADAM ROSENBAUM (2011), Assistant Professor History; B.A., Virginia Wesleyan College; Ph.D., Emory University.

MATTHEW ROSENBERG (2011), Assistant Professor of Business; B.A., M.A., Old Dominion University; University of Texas at Austin; M.P.A., University of Texas at Austin.

MOLLY RYAN (2013), Instructor of Mathematics/Statistics; B.S., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Adams State University.

JON ST. PETER (2001), Culinary Arts Chef-Instructor for Western Colorado Community College; A.A.S., Colorado Mountain College.

ERIC SANDSTROM (2007), Assistant Professor of Mass Communication/Crite Advisor; B.A., M.A., Miami University.

ARAAN SCHMIDT (2012), Assistant Professor of Art; B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., University of Minnesota.

STACIE SCHREINER (2013), Assistant Professor of Nursing; A.A.S., Bismark State College; BSN, M.S.N., Colorado Mesa University.

STEVEN C. SCHULTE (1989), Professor of History; Chairperson, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences; B.A. University of Wisconsin-River Falls; M.A. Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of Wyoming.

DANIEL SCHULTZ-ELA (2005), Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Western Governors University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

PATRICK SCHUTZ (1992), Associate Professor of Business Administration; B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.S., University of Utah; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

HEATHER SEAGO (2016), Instructor of Nursing.

JOHN SEEBACH (2014), Assistant Professor of Archaeology; B.A., University of Texas at El Paso; M.A., Ph.D., Southern Methodist University.

ELIZABETH SHARP (2011), Assistant Professor of Kinesiology; B.S., Arkansas Tech University; M.Ed., Arkansas Tech University; Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University.

CATHY SHAWCROFT (2012), Instructor of Nursing; BSN., Colorado Mesa University.

ANWAR SHIEKH (2010), Instructor of Physics; BS., Imperial College, University of London; Ph.D., Imperial College, University of London.

JEFFREY SIDOR (2015), Technical Instructor of Welding; CERT, Colorado Mesa University.

LUIS SILVA-VILLAR (2000), Professor of Spanish; M.A., Real Conservatorio Superior De Musica de Madrid; M.A., Ph.D., University of California - Los Angeles.

JUDITH SIROTA (2014), Instructor of Biological Sciences; A.S., Colorado Mesa University; B.S., Colorado State University; M.S., Michigan State University.

MARIDEE SLATER (2016), Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts; M.F.A., Columbia University.

WAYNE SMITH (1998), Assistant Technical Professor of Culinary Arts for Western Colorado Community College; A.A.S., Mesa State College.

JOHNNY SNYDER (2005), Professor of Computer Information Systems; B.A., Fort Lewis College; M.A., University of New Mexico; M.S., Nova Southeastern University, Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

STEVEN SOYCHAK (2015), Instructor and Energy Program Coordinator; B.S., University of Oklahoma.

MATTHEW STANSBURY (2014), Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences; B.S., University of Nebraska; Ph.D., Indiana University.

STEPHEN STERN (2011), Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences; B.S., University of North Carolina at Asheville; Ph.D., University of Utah.

GENELL STITES (2008), Assistant Professor of Nursing, PN-AAS Program Director; B.S. University of Northern Colorado; M.S., Regis University.

KYLE STONE (2013), Assistant Professor of Business; B.S., Central Missouri State University; M.Ed., Ph.D., Colorado State University.

RISHARRA STULC (2013), Instructor of Mathematics/Statistics; B.S., University of Northern Colorado; Post B.A., Western State University; M. Ed., Grand Canyon University.

BRIGITTE SUNDERMANN (2001), Associate Technical Instructor, Director MET-CET; B.S. Colorado State University; M.B.A., University of Phoenix.

MICHELLE SUNKEL (2012), Assistant Professor of Social Work; B.A., Lincoln University; M.A., San Diego State University; M.A., Consortium of Partner Universities; Ph.D., Capella University.

SARAH SWEDBERG (1999), Associate Professor of History; B.A., State University of New York - Plattsburgh; M.A., Ph.D., Northeastern University, Boston.

DENIS THIBODEAU (1996), Computer Aided Design Instructor for Western Colorado Community College; A.A.S., Rogue Community College.

WILLIAM TIERNAN (1996), Professor of Physics; B.A., Colby College; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.

DENNIS TOBIN (2016), Technology Integration Instructor; A.A.S., Colorado Mesa University.

KAREN URBAN (2011), Assistant Professor of Nursing; BSN.; M.S.N., University of Pittsburgh.

RICHARD VAIL (1997), Professor of Business Administration; M.B.A., University of Colorado; M.Sc., Trinity College, University of Dublin; Ph.D., University of Oxford.

MAYELA VALLEJOS-RAMIREZ (2003), Associate Professor of Spanish; B.A., Universidad de Costa Rica, M.A., Vest Virginia University, Ph.D., University of Nebraska.

JILL VAN BRUSSEL (2013), Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts: Costume Design; B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Bowling Green State University; MAF., Purdue University.

SCOTT VANGEMEREN (2014), Assistant Professor of Radiologic Technology; B.S., University of Kansas; M.S.R.S., Weber State University.

JOHANNA VARNER (2016), Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences; B.S., M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Utah.

RUSSELL WALKER (1993), Professor of Environmental Restoration; A.B., Oberlin College; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

THOMAS WALLA (2001), Assistant Professor of Biology; B.A., University of California - San Diego; Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene.

PATRICE WARD (1990), Professor of Radiologic Sciences; B.S., Colorado Christian University; M.Ed., Lesley University; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

WAYN WARD (2008), Instructor of Mathematics; B.S., Colorado Mesa University; M.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

JUNICHIRO WATABE (2014), Assistant Professor of Music; M.M., D.Arts, University of Northern Colorado.

DAVID WEINBERG (2011), Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.A., University of San Diego; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology.

STEVEN WERMAN (1990), Professor of Biology; B.S., M.S., California State University - Long Beach; Ph.D., University of Miami.

SHAY WEST (2011), Instructor of Biological Sciences; B.S., Mesa State College; Ph.D., University of Colorado.

KIMBERLY WHITE (2012), Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S., University of California-Santa Cruz; M.A., University of California-Santa Barbara.

BRENDA WILHELM (2000), Professor of Sociology; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona.

JUDY WILLIAMS (2010), Assistant Professor of Nursing; M.S.N., Mesa State College.

SUE WOODWORTH (1992), Instructor of Speech; B.A., Fort Hays State University; M.S., Fort Hays State University; Ph.D., Belmont University.

JARED WORKMAN (2011), Assistant Professor of Physics; B.A., Temple University; B.S., Temple University; M.S., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Colorado.

ERIC KEITH WRIGHT (2006), Assistant Technical Professor of Transportation Services for Western Colorado Community College; A.A.S., Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology.

WILLIAM W. WRIGHT (1998), Professor of English; B.A., Linfield College; M.A., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

ZHONG WU (1989), Professor of Mathematics; B.S., China University of Science and Technology; Ph.D., University of Cambridge.

KRISTEN YEON-JI YUN (2012), Assistant Professor of Music; B.A., M.M., Seoul National University; D.M., Indiana University Jacobs School of Music-Bloomington, IN

COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY RECENT EMERITUS FACULTY *

(Year of retirement in parentheses)

CHARLES W. BAILEY, B.A., M.A., Professor of Mathematics (2005).

CATHY BARKLEY, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Professor of Mathematics (2010).

RICHARD L. BERKEY, B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of English (2010).

CLARE BOULANGER, B.A., M.A., Ph.D, Professor of Anthropology (2014).

STEVEN BRADLEY, B.A., M.A., Ph.D, Professor of Art (2015).

ARTHUR JEFF BRIGHAM, B.A., M.A., Ed.D, Professor of Teacher Licensure (2003).

JAMES BROCK, B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of Mathematics (2010).

ESTHER BROUGHTON, Ph.D, Professor of English (2008).

JAMES BUCKLEY, M.S., Professor of Accounting (2006).

VIRGINIA CARMICHAEL, B.A., M.A., Assistant Professor of Speech & Mass Communications (2003).

SUZANNE CLAFFEY, B.A., M.F.A., Professor of Art (2004).

ADELE CUMMINGS, B.A., M.S., Ph.D, Professor of Sociology (2015).

WILLIAM H. DAVENPORT, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics (2010).

FORBES DAVIDSON, B.S., Ph.D., Professor of Biological Sciences (2011).

MATTS DJOS, Ph.D., Professor of English (2006).

ARUN EKTARE , Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science (2014).

CHARLES FETTERS, B.S., M.A., Associate Professor of Applied Technology (2001).

D'ANN FUQUAY, B.A., M.A., M.S., D.A., Professor of Computer Science (2001).

MICHAEL GERLACH, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Theatre (2002).

JD GOODHART, M.S.N., Professor of Nursing (2009).

CHARLES GRABOW, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Information Systems (2006)

THOMAS GRAVES, Ed.D., Professor of Counseling & Psychology (2007).

A. RAY GREB, B.A., M.A., Professor of Machining (2000).

DONNA K. HAFNER, B.A., MAT., Associate Professor of Mathematics (2001).

CHARLES HARDY, M.F.A., Professor of Art (2006).

BETTY HARRIS, B.S. Ed., M.S., Professor of Accounting (2003).

EDWIN HAWKINS, B.A., M.A., Professor of Mathematics (2000).

MYRA HEINRICH , B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Psychology (2014).

FORREST HOLGATE, B.A., Assistant Professor of Applied Technology (2001).

ROBERT L. JOHNSON, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of English (2010).

WALTER KELLEY, Ph.D., Professor of Biological Sciences (2006).

CARL KERNS, B.A., M.S., Ed.D., Professor of Mathematics (2000).

GUY LEADBETTER, B.A., M.S., Ph.D, Professor of Kinesiology (2015).

GARY McCALLISTER, B.S., M.S., D.A., Professor of Biology (2014).

BETSY MCLOUGHLIN, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Spanish (2006).

PRASANTA K. MISRA, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Physics (2005)

LAVERNE MOSHER, M.F.A., Professor of Art (2009).

HONORA MAUREEN NEAL, B.A., M.A., Ph.D, Professor of English (2015).

TIMOTHY NOVOTNEY, Ph.D, Professor of Statistics (2008).

KAREN PERRIN, B.S., M.S., Associate Professor of Physical Education (2002).

DAVID M. REES, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Economics (2003).

JANINE RIDER, Ph.D., Professor of English (2007).

MARGARET G. ROBB, B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of Speech (2000).

CHERYL ROY, B.S., M.S.N., Associate Professor of Nursing (2010).

JAMES RYBAK BSE.E., M.S., Ph.D. Professor of Engineering and Math (2005).

ANN SANDERS, M.A., Associate Professor of Theatre (2006).

DOUG SCHAKEL, B.A., M.A., Assistant Professor of Physical Education (2003)

PAUL G. SCHNEIDER, B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of Music (2000).

ROBERT SOWADA, B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of Foreign Language (2002).

GENE STARBUCK, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology (2006).

BARRY THARAUD, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of English (2002).

CYNTHIA THOMAS, BSN., M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing (2011).

KATHLEEN TOWER, Ph.D., Professor of Library Science (2006).

KAREN J. TUINSTRA, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Teacher Education (2000).

HEATHER WAGGONER, A.A., B.A., M.F.A., Professor of Theatre (2015).

GERALD WEAVER, B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of Mass Communications (2000).

SUSAN YEAGER, B.A., M.S., P.E.D., Professor of Kinesiology (2011).

MARY ZIMMERER, Ph.D., Professor of Business Administration (2007).

* In accordance with Faculty Senate action, this list includes only faculty receiving emeritus status in the past ten years.

Colorado Mesa University Classified Staff

OMAR ANGUIANO (2013), Custodian I

ROBERT ARCHULETTA (2013), Custodian II

GINA ARZAPALO (2016), Custodian I

CAROL ASHLOCK (2015), Custodian I

LELAND BAKER (2013), Custodian I

JENNIFER BARTON (2013), Library Technician II; B.A., Walla Walla University; M.A., University of California.

ALISON BARTLETT (2016), Custodian I

MICHAEL BERNAL (2013), Custodian I

REBECCA BERNAL (1992), Library Technician II; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

ROBYN BILLINGS (2013), Assistant Bursar; B.S., Brigham Young University; M.B.A., Utah State University.

AMY BINGER (2013), Custodian I

EILEEN BIRD (2010), Library Technician I

RANDALL BROWN (2007), Pipe/Mechanical Trades II

JONATHAN ZACK BRUNER (2016), Appliance Repair

SHARI BURKHALTER (2015), Custodian III

VERONICA CACKLER (2010), Library Technician I

HARRIET CARPENTER (2013), Administrative Assistant III

DANIEL CARROLL (1995), IT Professional I

SARAH CHAVEZ (2016), Computer Support Coordinator

RUSSELL CHINERY (2015), Custodian I

GARRY COLLARD (2016), Custodian II

MICHAEL CONNORS (2014), Custodian II

CHARLES CORNMAN (2010), Custodian I

DOUG CRINKLAW (2013), Groundskeeper I

DEENA DANIELS (2002), Administrative Assistant I; B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

TINA DARNELL (2008), Administrative Assistant II

ABBY DAVIS (2006), Custodian I

ALAN DIEHL (2009), Pipe/Mechanical Trades II

ABIGAIL DISTEL (2016), Custodian I

DEREK DODSON (2015) IT Technician; B.S., Colorado Mesa University.

CULLEN DUFFY (2010), Administrative Assistant II

SUSAN DUNICH (2005), Custodian III

RICHARD FOX (2006), Structural Trades II

JULIE FREDLUND (2005), Administrative Assistant II; B.A., University of Colorado.

ALI GOMEZ (2014), Library Technician II.

KRISTINA GOOD (2013), Groundskeeper I

KARL HAEFNER (2013), Custodian I

VIVIAN HAWKINS (2000), Library Technician I

ROBIN HOOD (2015), IT Technician; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

LEWIS HUTCHINS (2013), General Labor I

DONALD HYSELL (2016), Custodian I

TRESSA JONES (2014), Custodian III

JOE KENDRICK (2012), IT Technician II

STEPHEN KERCH (2014), Custodian I

MARY KIENIETZ (1988), Administrative Assistant III

ANGELA KIMMEL (2006), Administrative Assistant II; A.A., B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

STEVEN KOVAROVICS (2016), Electrician

JD LABUDA (2002), Administrative Assistant II

DARYN LADUKE (2016), Groundskeeper I

ERWIN LLOYD (2014), Custodian I

CHUCK LOCKE (1982), Media Specialist II

REILEY LUNSFORD (2016), Plumber I

MIKE LYON (2003), Materials Handler I

JOSEPH LYTLE (2011), Technician II

OWEN MANGAN (2015), Custodian I

RONDA McDONALD (2008), Administrative Assistant II

KIM MEDINA (2009), Accounting Tech II

MICHAEL MILLER (1998), Structural Trades II

TRACY MIRACLE (2011), Administrative Assistant I

NANCY MOHRMAN (2002), Data Specialist

RICK MONTOYA (2015), Custodian I

ANGEL MUNIZ (2015), Custodian I

TERRA MURCH (2016), Locksmith

ELIZABETH NELSON (1993), Custodian I

PAULA NICHOLS (1998), Administrative Assistant III; B.A., Colorado Mesa University; M.A., University of Iowa.

BRANDEN NICOLAISEN (2013), Custodian I

BARBARA OVERTON (2010), Custodian I

HORTENSIA PERAZA-TELLO (2013), Custodian I

DIANA PETERSON (2007), Accounting Tech III

DANIEL PILAND (2004), Custodian I

DEBORAH PRUETT-MORALES (2014), Custodian I

TODD PUFFINBARGER (2014), Custodian I.

J.R. READ (1986), Laboratory Coord. I

WILLIAM REED (2004), Custodian I

JOANNE REIS (2006), Administrative Assistant III

CATHY RICKLEY (2001), Administrative Assistant II

CHRISTOPHER RIGGS (2015), IT Technician

VERLYN ROSS (2006), Administrative Assistant II

KAWNA SAFFORD ( 2007), Administrative Assistant II

LEE SCHMALZ (2001), General Professional II; B.B.A., Colorado Mesa University.

MELINDA SCOTT (2012), Administrative Assistant I

MICHAEL SHOCK (2015), Custodian I

GREG SMITH (2008), Custodian I

RICHARD SMITLEY (2014), Structural Trades II

TRENT SMITLEY (2016), Custodian I

DAVID TAYLOR (1998), LTC Operations I; B.S., Colorado Mesa University.

JACK VIGIL (2001), General Labor I

KELLY WADDINGTON (2013), Custodian I

CASEY WALTERS (2013), Custodian I

SANDRA WARREN (1999), Custodian I

DANNY WHITE (2008), Custodian I

JEROD WILSON (2013), Carpenter

PHILIP WRIGHT (2012), Accounting Technician II

VIKKI WRIGHT (2012), Accounting Technician III