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    Northeast State Community College
   
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Tennessee Board of Regents/NeSCC Foundation/Faculty and Staff


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Tennessee Board of Regents

The College System of Tennessee
1 Bridgestone Park, Third Floor • Nashville, TN 37214

The Honorable William “Bill” Haslam, Chairman (Ex Officio)
Governor of the State of Tennessee

  • Emily J. Reynolds, Vice-Chair, At-Large, Middle Tennessee, 2012-2018
  • The Honorable Candice McQueen, Commissioner of Education
  • Jai Templeton, Commissioner of Agriculture
  • Mike Krause, Executive Director, Tennessee Higher Education Commission
  • Howard Roddy, At-Large, East Tennessee, 2010-2016
  • Leigh A. Shockey, At-Large, West Tennessee, 2014-2020
  • Alex Fitzner, Faculty Regent, 2016-2017
  • Joshua Spurling, Student Regent, 2016-2017
  • J. Parker Smith, 1st Congressional District, 2013-2019
  • Danni B. Varlan, 2nd Congressional District, 2010-2018
  • Tom Griscom, 3rd Congressional District, 2011-2017
  • Fran Marcum, 4th Congressional District, 2010-2016
  • Robert P. Thomas, 5th Congressional District, 2009-2015
  • MaryLou Apple, 6th Congressional District, 2015-2018
  • Darrell S. Freeman, 7th Congressional District, 2012-2016
  • Barbara U. Prescott, Ph.D., 8th Congressional District, 2014-2020
  • Gregory Duckett, 9th Congressional District, 2012-2018

For more information regarding the Tennessee Board of Regents, please visit https://www.tbr.edu/board/members.

Board of Regents Senior Staff

  • Flora Tydings, Chancellor
  • Carol Tomlinson, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor
  • Tammy Gourley Birchett, Chief Audit Executive
  • Dr. Tristan Denley, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  • James King, Vice Chancellor for Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology
  • Rick Locker, Interim Communications Director
  • Mary Moody, General Counsel and Board Secretary
  • Dale Sims, Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance
  • Wendy Thompson, Vice Chancellor for Organizational Effectiveness and Strategic Initiatives
  • Stephen Vieira, Interim Chief Information Officer

Northeast State Foundation Board of Directors

  • Tom Anderson, City of Bristol
  • Robert Arrington, Wilson Worley
  • Robbie Atkinson, NN, Inc.
  • Richard Bales, Superintendent, Johnson City School System
  • Pal Barger, Chairman/CEO, Pal’s
  • Larry Barnett, BAE Systems
  • Jeff Bedard, Crown Laboratories
  • John Campbell, AccelNOW
  • Terry Countermine, East Tennessee State University
  • Heidi Dulebohn, International Cultural Consultant
  • Jeff Dykes, Johnson City Power Board
  • April Eads, Bristol Tennessee Essential Services
  • William E. Edwards, III, Mountain Commerce Bank
  • Dan Eldridge, Mayor of Washington County
  • Marvin Eichorn, Senior VP/CFO, Mountain States Health Alliance
  • Al Fatheree, Retired Executive
  • Carol Ferguson, Northridge Properties Real Estate
  • Dwight Ferguson, Retired Executive
  • Terry Gillenwater, Gillenwater Chiropractic Center
  • Dr. Janice Gilliam, President, Northeast State Community College
  • Charles Green, Consultant
  • C. Scott Greer, CFO/COO, Citizens Bank
  • John Hammett, General Shale
  • Richard Holder, NN, Inc.
  • Dr. Leigh Hornsby, CAO/ECO, Northeast State Community College
  • Leon Humphrey, Mayor of Carter County
  • J. Allen Hurley, President/CEO, Visions, LLC
  • Jeff Jones, Site President, CitiGroup
  • Lester Lattany, Retired Executive
  • Bill Mac Pherson, Domtar
  • Mitch Miller, Washington County Economic Development Council
  • John Nagy, Chief Nuclear Safety Officer, NFS, Inc.
  • Chad Nimrick, Bell Helicopter
  • Tim Odom, AAM Group
  • Tommy Olterman, Retired Executive
  • Jennifer Owen, Capital Bank
  • Jamie Parsons, VP/Chief Human Resource Officer, MSHA
  • Kathy Pierce, Northeast Tennessee Workforce Investment Board
  • Donald R. Raber, Aldebaran Financial, Inc.
  • Perter Raber, Aldebara Financial, Inc.
  • K. Newton Raff, Retired Executive
  • Susan Reid, First Tennessee Development District
  • Karen Rowell, Rowell Consulting
  • Lottie Ryans, First Tennessee Development District
  • Darla Scott, Executive VP/CFO, Bank of Tennessee
  • A. Lee Shillito, Pratt Industries/Triad Packaging Co.
  • Parker Smith, Eastman Chemical Company
  • Norris Sneed, Eastman Chemical Company
  • John Speropulos, Mitch Cox Realty
  • Melissa Steagall-Jones, Blackburn, Childers, & Steagall
  • James Stewart, President, Who We Are Counts Institute
  • Clay Walker, Networks Sullivan Partnership
  • Elaine Washington, Eastman Chemical Company
  • Hamilin Wilson, Senior VP, Human Resources, Wellmont
  • Kelly Wolfe, Wolfe Development


Northeast State Departments/Divisions

Office of the President
Janice H. Gilliam President
Cynthia Christian Executive Assistant to the President
Karen Johnson Administrative Assistant
Pamela Hammond Special Assistant to the President

 

Access & Development
Paul W. Montgomery Vice President
Debra Street Executive Assistant

 

Economic & Workforce Development
Jeff D. McCord Vice President
Jo Starling Executive Assistant
Ronald L. Broadwater Technical Coordinator, RCAM
Jamie Cyphers Secretary II, RCAM
Deborah K. Tabor Dean, Adult Education
Jane H. Sheehan Paraprofessional-Adult Education

 

Office of Academic Affairs
Sam Rowell Interim Vice President
Kathy Cox Executive Assistant - Academic Affairs Specialist
Darla Cope Administrative Assistant
Teresa Mullins Administrative Assistant
Sherry Lawson Catalog and Graduation Analyst

 

Finance Office
Rosemary Jackson Interim Chief Financial Officer
Mitzi Gibson Executive Assistant
Matthew Kitzmiller Director of Budgeting, Financial Analysis, and Purchasing
Megan Almaroad Finanical Management Analyst
Cynthia Roberts Director of Fiscal Services
Robin Byrd Director of Accounting Services

 

Office of Administrative Services
Fred D. Lewis Vice President
Sherry L. Mott Executive Assistant
Carol Weems Administrative Assistant
Carl Crawford Network Manager

 

Office of Advancement/College Foundation
Leigh Hornsby Chief Advancement Officer/Equity and Compliance Officer
Carol Lyon Executive Assistant
Robin Matthews Administrative Assistant
William Tim Harrison Campus Prevention Advocate

 

Office of Research, Analytics, and Planning
Kimberly Gant Institutional Effectiveness Officer
Victoria Van Hall Secretary
Jo Huber Research Analyst
Joshua E. Crowder Director, Computing Technologies
Connie Church Director, Research and External Reporting
John Grubb Director, Planning and Assessment

 

Office of Student Affairs
Matt DeLozier Vice President
Jessica Fields Executive Secretary

 

Staff

Academic Computing
Thomas B. Wallace Director of Academic/Instructional Technology

 

Accounting
Cynthia Roberts Director of Fiscal Services
Robin Byrd Director of Accounting Services
Perri Hammock Secretary
Shirley Velasco Grants and Contracts Officer
Jeannie Noonkester Bursar
Rebecca Bennett Payroll Coordinator
Teresa Nidiffer Fiscal Services Coordinator
Melody Hale Account Clerk
Virginia Maria Crusenberry Account Clerk
Paula Johnson Account Clerk
Rachel Waddell Account Clerk
Latosha Hurt Account Clerk
Angie Fields Account Clerk
Betty Hoss Technical Clerk

 

Admissions and Records
Jennifer Starling Dean, Enrollment Management
Patricia Chandler Coordinator of Veterans Affairs/Assistant to the Dean
Jessica Kelso Veterans Affairs Officer
John Adcox Veterans Affairs Technical Clerk
Deidra Close Registrar
Angelia D. Carter Associate Registrar
Heidi Lyon Technical Clerk
Jessica Mynhier Technical Clerk
Geraldine Mitchell Technical Clerk
Sherrita Spriggs Technical Clerk
Cheri Michelle Stanley Technical Clerk
Olivia Orten Technical Clerk
Samantha Rowlett Student Records Specialist
Sheila Bray Technical Clerk - Elizabethton
Heather Jones Enrollment Specialist - Bristol

 

Advising Resource Center
Kathy Coleman Dean, Student Services
Wendell Lowe Counselor/Coordinator
Amanda Miller Secretary
Marsha Elam Technical Clerk
Julia Dykes Academic Advisor/Completion Coach
Shawna Shafer Academic Advisor
Linda Hamilton Transfer Advisor

 

Auxiliary Services and Sustainability
Larry Hatfield Director
Travis Brooks Theatre Manager
Aaron Bradley Technician RCPA
Jeff Grindstaff Printing and Publications Pressroom Supervisor
Mark Fleming Printing Technician

 

Blazier-Wilson Hall
Robin Dice Director

 

Campus Activities
Mark Beaty Director
Beverly Leonard Secretary
Tony Kay Campus Activities Specialist

 

Career Development Program
Mary Beth Oxendine-Woodby Coordinator
Camilla Archer Secretary

 

Career Services
Marquita Tittle Director
Jennifer Kendrick Technical Clerk
Julie Murray Secretary

 

Center for Students with Disabilities
Betty Mask Director
Mitzi Daniel Secretary
Amanda Baldwin-Estep Learning Specialist

 

Community Relations
Robert Carpenter Director
Thomas Wilson Publications Editor

 

Computer Services
Margaret Lester Director
Thomas J. Huskisson Systems Manager
Chris Fenton Computer Programmer/Analyst
Lisa Rowland Computer Programmer/Analyst
Jonathan Moore Computer Programmer/Analyst
Tamra A. Harris Assistant Database Administrator
Mark S. Nichols Computer Systems Analyst
Russell Bowman Web Master

 

Computer User Support and Media Services
Patsy Bowers Director
Kevin Hubbard Networking Technology Operations Manager
Danny Phillips Lead Computer Technician - KCHE
Daryl Bacon Computer Technician
Michael Collins Computer Technician
Anthony Adams Computer Technician - KCHE
A.J. Rodriguez Computer Technician - Johnson City
Robin Cain Computer Technician
Vicky Crawford Computer Technician - KCHE
Eric Morritt Media Services Manager
Brandon Burleson Media Services Technician
Logan Mason IT Service Center Coordinator

 

Counseling and Testing Services
Denise Walker Director
Melissa Ramsey Testing Center Specialist
Kathy Albright Secretary

 

Enrollment Services and Campus Information
Jim Henrichs Director
Sheila Jackson Administrative Assistant
Catherine Phillips Information Center Technical Clerk
Josie Russell Enrollment Services Specialist

 

Financial Aid
Wesley Armstrong Director
Vacant Secretary III
Lee Ann Barnes Senior Operations Supervisor
Holly Malone Financial Aid Counselor
Julia A. Gonder Technical Clerk
Kimberly Regan Technical Clerk
Melissa Brickey Techincal Clerk
Jennie Wilcher Technical Clerk
Benjamin Seth Proffitt Technical Clerk
Mary Vicki Cordero Technical Clerk
Misty Haney Technical Clerk

 

Grant Development
Linda Calvert Executive Director
Roberta Dugger Secretary
Sarah Nicole Morrison Grant Research/Writer

 

Health Clinic
Kimberly Rapcan Director of Health Services

 

Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness
Tyra Copas Executive Director, Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness
Megan Jones Director of Human Resources Records
Dottie Corey Personnel Assistant
Jessica Cox Personnel Assistant
Jessica Barnett Learning and Development Coordinator

 

Internal Audit
Christopher Hyder  Director

 

Kingsport Center for Higher Education
Jennifer Thacker KCHE Director
Vacant Events Coordinator, KCHE
Jan Stout Evening Coordinator
Vicky Cartwright Administrative Assistant
Duuna Jordan Evening Secretary

 

Library and Media Center
Christopher Demas Dean
Cindy McMurray Secretary
Amy Baghetti Librarian
Vacant Librarian
Michelle Wyatt Librarian
Amy Lippo Librarian
Virginia Salmon Librarian
Cherie Cooper Library Assistant
Dawn Kraft Library Assistant
Vacant Library Assistant
Kelly Barton Library Assistant
Jason Penwell Library Assistant

 

Marketing
Amanda Adams Director
Jonathan Brooks Graphic Designer
Samuel Carson Waugh Creative Producer

 

Multi-Campus Programs
Pashia Hogan Assistant Vice President
J. Michael Ramey Director, Distance Education Programs and Services
Tammy Bartlett Director, Evening Services
Joan Willis Administrative Coordinator
Sandra Baker Secretary
Ashley Dickson Director, College Access/Coordinator, Northeast State at Bristol
Ashley Pierce Technical Clerk, CAP
Jessica Widner Director, University Parallel Dual Enrollment/Coordinator, Northeast State at Gray
Chelsea D. Rose Director, Career and Technical Education
Shelby McKenzie Coordinator of Univeristy Parallel Dual Enrollment
Summer Brickey Technical Clerk, University Parallel Dual Enrollment
Jennifer Puckett Director, Northeast State at Johnson City
Kimberly Grayson Secretary, Johnson City

 

Northeast State at Elizabethton
Christopher Hitechew Director
Amy Drinnon Administrative Assistant
Paulette Davis Evening Secretary

 

Plant Operations and Maintenance
Pete Miller Director
David Woods Assistant Director
Lorie Fulton Assistant Director
Dianne Grant Secretary
Johnny Smith Electrician
Kenneth Owens Electrician
Vacant Maintenance Mechanic
Dennis Widener Maintenance Utility Helper
Robert Jones Maintenance Utility Helper
Randy Salyers Maintenance Utility Helper
Steve M. Whitehead Maintenance Mechanic/Plumbing
Kevin Harrison Maintenance Mechanic/Plumbing
Vacant Maintenance Mechanic
Robert Loveday HVAC Mechanic
Jeremy Watson HVAC Mechanic
James C. Hodges Equipment Mechanic
Andy Blessing Mail and Inventory Clerk
Vacant Grounds/Equipment Maintenance Worker
Janie McConnell Grounds/Equipment Maintenance Worker
Vacant Grounds Worker
Phillip Christian Maintenance Mechanic/Custodian
Jackie Taylor Custodian
Jerry Shelton Custodian
Shirley A. Morefield Custodian
Summer Wright Custodian
Romarico Soriano Custodian
Teresa Osborne Custodian
Roy Davis Custodian
Gary R. Grizzle Custodian
Dusty Bradley Custodian
Robin Hall Custodial Supervisor
Joel Hale Custodian
Terry Penix Custodian
Fara Childers Custodian
Robert Moody Custodian
Diana Presley Custodian
David Willison Custodian
Jason Arwood Custodian
Vacant Custodian
Jessica Kersey Custodian
Pamela Parton Custodian
Tim Hensley Custodian
Jessica Ward Custodian

 

Police
John Edens Chief of Police
Brian Johnson Deputy Chief
Andrew Mitchem Police Officer
Beau Joyner Police Officer
Vacant Police Officer
Roberto Chacon Police Officer
Jeffrey Dotson Police Officer
Thomas Cornett Police Officer
Michele Meade Police Officer

 

Purchasing
Bernice Hagaman Purchasing Coordinator

 

Scholarship Programs
Erin C. Blevins Director
Rayma Gibbs Technical Clerk
Joshua Johnson Coordinator of County and State Scholarships

 

Student Development
Gregory N. Walters Dean

 

Student Support Services
Virginia R. Reed Director
Rita Lay Secretary
Tonya Cassell Coordinator, Student Transfer
Donna Addington Program Specialist/Advisor
Raylene Steward Assistant to the Director/Tutor Coordinator
Wendy Taylor Program Specialist/Advisor

 

Telecommunications
Jeremy Bryant Telecom Manager
Vacant Switchboard Operator

 

Workforce Solutions
Cindy Tauscher Director
Rebecca Moody Coordinator, Business-Related Workforce Solutions
Diana Harrison Secretary

 

Instructional Divisions

Advanced Technologies
Gerald Keith Tittle Interim Assistant Dean
Kimberly Tipton Administrative Assistant
William John Allen Lab Technician
Glodine Davis Technical Clerk, RCAM
Leaann Manz-Young Instructional Assistant

 

Behavioral and Social Sciences
Xiaoping Wang Dean
Glenna Cullop Administrative Assistant
Mitzi Neeley Coordinator, Early Childhood Education
Tarah Guinn Lead Reading Center Assistant

 

Business Technologies
Danny Lawson Dean
Linda McNutt Administrative Assistant
Tracy Eades Department Head, Administrative Professional Technology
Rai Lynn Anderson Department Head, Business
Dan Perry Department Head, Computer and Information Sciences
Jeffrey T. Little Department Head, Entertainment Technology

 

Health-Related Professions
Connie Marshall Dean
Caitlin Leavitt Administrative Assistant
Vacant Division Secretary
Vacant Division Secretary

 

Humanities
William Wilson Dean
Deborah Beverly Administrative Assistant
Linda Kincaid Division Secretary
Eric Fish Coordinator, English

 

Mathematics
Malissa Trent Dean and Director, Learning Support
Merle Litvack Administrative Assistant
Cynthia Perry Instructional Assistant, The Learning Center
Cindy L McNabb Coordinator, Learning Support Mathematics
Derrick Thacker Coordinator, Mathematics
Vacant Math Lab Coordinator

 

Nursing
Johanna Neubrander Interim Dean
Susan O’Connor Administrative Assistant
Deborah Lawson Division Secretary
Laura Jones Program Coordinator
Vacant Completion Coach

 

Science
Carolyn McCracken Dean
Angela Shrum Administrative Assistant
Jennifer Cooke Instructional Assistant
David A. Lewis Lab Assistant
Kimberly Stroud Instructional Assistant
David Maldon Coordinator, Biology

 

Administration and Faculty

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
A

Amanda C. Adams, (2011) - Director of Marketing
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1999

William Ray Allen, (2013) - Instructor, Mechanical Program
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1985
B.S. in Pastoral Theology, Hyles-Anderson College, 1996

Megan Almaroad, (2016) - Financial Management Analyst
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2003
B.S., King University, 2007

Allan R. Anderson, (2001) - Associate Professor, Computer and Information Science
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1998
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2001

Rai Lynn Anderson, (2007) - Department Head/Associate Professor, Accounting
B.S., Ball State University, 1975
M.S., Florida International University, 1992
Certified Public Accountant in the State of Tennessee

Josh A. Archer, (2010) - Assistant Professor, English
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2002
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2004

Wesley R. Armstrong, (2013) - Director of Financial Aid
B.S., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 2006
M.S., Indiana State University, 2009

B

Amy C. Baghetti, (2003) - Librarian
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2003

Amanda Baldwin-Estep, (2012) - Learning Specialist
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2007
M.A., Liberty University, 2001

Lee Ann Barnes, (2007) - Senior Operations Supervisor
B.S., Tusculum College, 2007

Jessica Barnett, (2013) - Learning and Development Coordinator
B.A., University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 2004
M.B.A., Averett University, 2013

Laura A. Barnett, (2000) - Professor, English
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1983
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1986
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 1991

Tammy D. Bartlett, (1998) - Director of Evening Services
A.A.S., Mayland Community College, 1994
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2004

Mark A. Beaty, (2012) - Director of Campus Activities
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1997
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2000

Rebecca D. Bennett, (2016) - Payroll Coordinator
B.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2009
M.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2013

Ricky A. Black, (1999) - Instructor, Mechanical Technology
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1993

David L. Blair, (2015) - Instructor, Computer and Information Science
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1999
M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2003

Patricia L. Blair, (2014) - Instructor, Computer and Information Science
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2004
M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2006

Erin C. Blevins, (2004) - Director of Scholarship Programs
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2004

Richard A. Blevins, (2015) - Department Head/Instructor, Aviation Technology
A.S., Community College of the Air Force, 1993
B.S., Trident University, 2014

Patsy Bowers, (1993) - Director, Computer User Support Services and Media Services - Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Sciences
A.S., Trident Technical College, 1978
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1994
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1998
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 2000

Russell O. Bowman, (2010) - Web Master
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2005

Johnny R. Bragg, (2009) - Assistant Professor, Speech
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1998
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2006

Ronald L. Broadwater, (2013) - Technical Coordinator, RCAM

Jonathan D. Brooks, (2013) - Graphic Designer, Marketing
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2009
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2011

Travis Brooks, (2004) - Theatre Manager
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2005
B.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2009
M.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2011

Amy L. Brown, (2013) - Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., East Tennessee State University, 2004
M.S.N., University of Cincinnati, 2013

David Bryant, (1997) - Program Director, EMT Paramedic - Associate Professor, Emergency Medical Technology
Licensed Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, State Technical Institute of Knoxville, 1979
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1999
B.S., Tusculum College, 2004
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2013

Jeremy Bryant, (2010) - Telecom Manager
A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force, 2005
B.S., King University, 2015

Miriam S. Bryant, (2012) - Assistant Professor, Speech
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2006
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2008
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2013

Lisa Buchanan, (2011) - Assistant Professor, English
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1988
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1991

Stephen E. Buttolph, (2003) - Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
B.S., Georgia State University, 1972
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1999

Roger M. Byington, (2012) - Instructor, Auto Body
I-Car Platimum Certified
ASE Certified
General Motors Trained Certified
Dupont Qualified Refinish Technician

Robin Byrd, (2002) - Director of Accounting Services
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2003
B.B.A., King College, 2013

Robin Byrne, (1996) - Associate Professor, Physics
B.A., Indiana University, 1986
B.S., Indiana University, 1986
M.S., University of Florida, 1989
M.Ed., University of Florida, 1992

C

Linda W. Calvert, (1989) - Executive Director, Grant Development
B.S., Mississippi University for Women, 1976
M.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1983

Anita M. Campbell, (2015) - Programs and Services Coordinator, RCAM
B.S., University of Alabama, 2003

Steven R. Campbell, (2006) - Assistant Professor, Business Accounting
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1976
M.A., Tusculum College, 1995
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2006
Certified Public Accountant in the State of Tennessee

Francis Canedo, (2008) - Assistant Professor, Spanish
B.S., Universidad Privada Boliviana, 2003
M.B.A., Universidad Privada Bolivian, 2004

Robert Carpenter, (1997) - Director, Community Relations
A.A.S., Western Texas College, 1976
B.B.A., Tarleton State University, 1979
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2005

Misty Carriger, (1996) - Associate Professor, Biology
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1991
M.Ed, East Tennessee State University, 2001

Angelia D. Carter, (2012) - Associate Registrar
B.B.A., King College, 2012

Tonya S. Cassell, (2001) - Transfer Coordinator
A.A.S., Virginia Highlands Community College, 1991
B.S., Milligan College, 1998

Patricia A. Chandler, (1968) - Coordinator of Veterans Affairs and Assistant to the Dean
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1994
B.S., Milligan College, 2001

Caitlin Chapman-Rambo, (2013) - Instructor, English
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2008
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2010

Charles H. Charlton, (1992) - Associate Professor, Reading/Learning Strategies
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1982
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 1984

Cynthia S. Christian, (2006) - Executive Assistant to the President
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2006

Catherine N. Church, (1995) - Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1989
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1992

Connie R. Church, (2002) - Director, Research and External Reporting
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1982

James P. Cleveland, (2005) - Professor, Chemistry
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1963
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1965
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1967
Post Doctoral Fellow, Oregon State University, 1970

Deidra L. Close, (2015) - Registrar
B.A., University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 2007
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 2010

Jefferson D. Coalson, (2011) - Program Director/Instructor, Surgical Technology
Certified Surgical Technologist
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2013
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2014

Carol Cole, (1990) - Professor, Business
B.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1973
M.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 1978
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2003

Donald S. Coleman, (1985) - Associate Professor, Education - Associate Professor, Emergency Medical Technology
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1985
Licensed Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, Tri-Cities State Technical Institute, 1987
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 1990

Kathy A. Coleman, (1993) - Dean of Student Services
A.S., Walters State Community College, 1989
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1991
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 1993

David E. Cook, (2006) - Instructor, Physics
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1966
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1968

Jon J. Cookson, (2012) - Assistant Professor, Welding
B.S., E. Stroudsburg University, 1976
Certificate of Welding Apprenticeship, Department of Navy/State of Virginia, 1982
Engineering/Technical Assistant, Tidewater Community College, 1986
M.S., Old Dominion University, 1992
Certified Welding Educator, American Welding Society, 1997

Tyra L. Copas, (2013) - Executive Director, Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1994
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2003

Fred Cope, (1992) - Associate Professor, Electrical Technology
A.A.S., Tri-Cities State Technical Institute, 1983
A.A.S., Tri-Cities State Technical Institute, 1984
Completed NECA-IBEW Apprenticeship Program
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2002

Kathy L. Cox, (2011) - Executive Assistant - Academic Affairs Specialist
B.S., Tusculum College, 1997

Carl W. Crawford, Jr., (1995) - Network Manager
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1994
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2001

Tricia Crawford-Greene, (2007) - Associate Professor, Sociology
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1993
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1998

Joshua E. Crowder, (2005) - Director of Computing Technologies
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2003

D

Dawn Dabney, (1997) - Associate Professor, Mathematics
A.S., Walters State Community College, 1989
B.A., Carson-Newman College, 1991
M.A., Tusculum College, 1995

Anne S. Darden, (2015) - Instructor, English
B.A., University of Tennessee, 1985
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1991

John L. Davison, (2011) - Assistant Professor, Psychology
B.S., Radford University, 1999
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2004
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2014

John M. DeLozier, (2010) - Vice President for Student Affairs - Dean of High School Programs and Services
A.G.E., Haywood Community College, 1999
B.B.A., Montreat College, 2003
M.P.A., Western Carolina University, 2006

Christopher Demas, (2001) - Dean of the Library
B.A., Western Carolina University, 1999
M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina, 2001

Ashley D. Dickson, (2014) - Director, College Access Programs and Coordinator, Northeast State at Bristol
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2012

Louise B. Dickson, (2006) - Associate Professor, English
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1996
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2000
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2008

Robin Dice, (1992) - Director Blazier-Wilson Hall
A.A.S. Northeast State Community College, 1985
B.S., Tusculum College, 1998
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2000

Teressa Dobbs, (2009) - Instructor, Education
B.S.W., East Tennessee State University, 1986
M.S., University of North Texas, 2004
Ed.S., East Tennessee State University, 2011
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2016

Charles G. Dykes, (2002) - Associate Professor, English
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1974
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1977

Julia Dykes, (2006) - Academic Advisor/Completion Coach
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1994
B.B.A., King University, 2013

E

Tracy M. Eades, (2008) - Department Head/Associate Professor, Administrative Professional Technology
A.A.S., Virginia Highlands Community College, 1986
B.A., Virginia Intermont College, 1992
M.A., Tusculum College, 1997

Judith C. East, (2013) - Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., East Tennessee State University, 1978
M.S.N., Vanderbilt University, 1988

John Edens, (2002) - Chief of Police
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1977
M.P.M., Western Kentucky University, 1983

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Donna Farrell, (2016) - Instructor, Computer and Information Sciences
B.S., Elon University, 1990
M.B.A., Bristol University, 1992
E.D.D., East Tennessee State University, 2003

Christopher L. Fenton, (2014) - Computer Programmer/Analyst
A.A.S., Dalton State College, 2011

Erin J. Ferris, (2012) - Assistant Professor, Sociology
B.A., Roanoke College, 2005
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2007
Epidemiology Certificate, East Tennessee State University, 2011

Eric R. Fish, (2001) - Coordinator, English
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1993
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1997

Susan Fitzpatrick, (1989) - Associate Professor, Mathematics
A.S., Mountain Empire Community College, 1976
B.S., Radford University, 1978
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1989

Maggie Flint, (1990) - Associate Professor, Mathematics
A.S., Walters State Community College, 1987
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1989
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 1991

Klenard M. Forbes, (1993) - Associate Professor, Physical Education
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1989
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1992

Andrea K. Frye, (2007) - Associate Professor, English
B.A., Emory & Henry College, 1990
M.A., Appalachian State University, 1994

Stuart M. Frye, (2007) - Associate Professor, History
B.A., University of Tennessee, 1984
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1997

Lorie A. Fulton, (1997) - Assistant Director of Plant Operations & Maintenance
A.A.S., Walters State Community College, 1992

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Kimberly Gant, (2016) - Institutional Effectiveness Officer
B.S., Warren Wilson College, 1986
M.A., Western Carolina University, 2001

Teresa L. Gardner, (2013) - Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., Radford University, 1980
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 2013

Tabetha J. Garman, (2011) - Assistant Professor, History
B.A., Lees McRae College, 2003
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2006

Janice H. Gilliam, (2009) - President
A.A.S., Isothermal Community College, 1988
B.S., Western Carolina University, 1989
M.I.E., Western Carolina University, 1992
Ed.D., North Carolina State University, 2002

P. Michele Glass, (2002) - Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2001
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2007

Garry L. Grau, (1993) - Professor, Business
B.S.E., Central Missouri State College, 1968
M.A., Washington State University, 1973
M.B.A., Stetson University, 1985
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2001

Aaron D. Gray, (2015) - Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., Milligan College, 2006
M.A.T., East Tennessee State University, 2012
M.S.T., East Tennessee State University, 2013

Carla Green, (2015) - Instructor, Nursing
A.A.S., Madisonville Community College, 2007
B.S.N., King College, 2009
M.S.N., East Tennessee State University, 2013

Larena Grieshaber, (2012) - Instructor, Administrative Professional Technology
A.S., Kansas State University, 1994
B.S., Kansas State University, 1996
B.S., Kansas State University, 1998
M.S., Emporia State University, 2005

John M. Grubb, (2000) - Director of Planning and Assessment
A.A. in Music, Hiwassee College, 1985
B.M., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1988
M.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2000
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2015

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David E. Haga, (1990) - Instructor, Developmental Mathematics
B.A., King College, 1986

Tempi H. Hale, (2008) - Associate Professor, English
B.A., Radford University, 1993
M.A., Radford University, 2000

Linda W. Hamilton, (1994) - Transfer Advisor
A.A.S., Southwest Virginia Community College, 1983
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1999
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2009
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2015

Pamela C. Hammond, (2016) - Special Assistant to the President
A.S., Virginia Highlands Community College, 1984
B.A., Emory & Henry College, 1986

Tamra A. Harris, (2012) - Assistant Database Administrator
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1991

William Tim Harrison, (2015) - Campus Prevention Advocate
B.A., Emmanuel College, 1984
Master of Divinity, Erskine College, 1990
M.E.D., University of Georgia, 1998
E.D.D., University of Georgia, 2010

Larry Hatfield, (2013) - Director, Auxiliary Services and Sustainability
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2011

Carol S. Haworth, (2016) - Instructor, Nursing
B.S., Azusa Pacific University, 1986
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2008

James A. Henrichs, (2007) - Director, Enrollment Services and Campus Information
A.B., Susquehanna University, 1983
M.Ed., Ohio University, 1992

Christal M. Hensley, (2008) - Associate Professor, Art
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 1994
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1999
Ph.D., Florida State University, 2011

James R. Henson, (2002) - Associate Professor, Reading/Learning Strategies
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1977
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1984

Sandra M. Hiortdahl, (2010) - Associate Professor, English
B.A., Washington College, 1985
M.F.A., George Mason University, 1991
M.A., University of Maryland, 2000
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, 2008

Christopher Hitechew, (1997) - Director, Northeast State at Elizabethton
Licensed Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, Northeast State Community College, 1991
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1990
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2004

Pashia Hogan, (1988) - Assistant Vice President for Multi-Campus Programs - Professor, Administrative Professional Technology
B.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1978
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 1988
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2003

Jane Honeycutt, (1993) - Associate Professor, English
B.A., San Francisco State University, 1986
M.A., San Francisco State University, 1991

Sandra G. Hooker, (2014) - Instructor, Nursing
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2006
B.S.N., King College, 2008
M.S.N., King College, 2011

Melanie Hornsby, (2013) - Chief Advancement Officer/Equity and Compliance Officer
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1992
M.C.M., East Tennessee State University, 1997
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, 2008

Jo A. Huber, (2010) - Research Analyst
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2010
B.B.A., King University, 2015

Kevin S. Hubbard, (2002) - Network Technology Operations Manager
B.A., University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 1992

Jessica L. Hudson, (2010) - Assistant Professor, Nursing
B.S., University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 2000
B.S.N., East Tennessee State University, 2003
M.S.N., Walden University, 2009

Thomas J. Huskisson, (2008) - Systems Manager
A.A.S., Mountain Empire Community College, 1976
B.S., Athens State University, 1995

Christopher L. Hyder, (2015) - Director, Internal Audit
B.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 1993
M.B.A., University of Tennessee at Martin, 2011

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Brian D. Johnson, (2001) - Deputy Chief
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2001
A.S., Walters State Community College, 2006
B.S., Milligan College, 2003

Joshua A. Johnson, (2014) - Coordinator of County and State Scholarships
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2012
B.G.S., East Tennessee State University, 2014

Laura R. Jones, (2013) - Program Coordinator, Nursing
B.S.N., East Tennessee State University, 2005
M.S.N., East Tennessee State University, 2012

Megan A. Jones, (2006) - Director of Human Resources Records
A.A.S., Chattanooga State Technical Community College, 2006
B.S., University of Tennessee at Martin, 2013

Sherri L. Jones, (2013) - Instructor, Health Sciences
B.A., Maryville College, 1988
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 2006

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Paulette S. Kehm, (2002) - Program Director/Associate Professor, Dental Assistant
A.A., Lehigh County Community College, 1976
B.S., Temple University, 1978
M.P.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 1983

James P. Kelly, (2002) - Associate Professor, History
B.S., Appalachian State University, 1973
M.A., Appalachian State University, 1976

Jessica L. Kelso, (2007) - Veterans Affairs Officer
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 2005

Matthew D. Kitzmiller, (2015) - Director of Budgeting, Financial Analysis, and Purchasing
B.S., University of Tennessee, 2004
M.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2009
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2010

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Daniel L. Lawson, (2005) - Dean, Business Technologies - Associate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences
A.A.S., Virginia Highlands Community College, 1974
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1983
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2010

Sherry L. Lawson, (2000) - Catalog and Graduation Analyst
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1999
B.I.T., King College, 2012

Kristin M. Lazarova, (2004) - Associate Professor, Psychology
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1999
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2003

Dale P. Ledford, (2011) - Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2007
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2011

Margaret Lester, (1993) - Director, Computer Services
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1992
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2003

Janice G. Lewenczuk, (2008) - Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S., University of Missouri, 1983
M.S., University of Missouri, 1992
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2007

Fred Lewis, (2001) - Vice President, Administrative Services
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1983
M.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 1987
Ed.S., Liberty University, 2011

Amy Lippo, (2013) - Librarian
A.A., Cotley College, 1994
B.S., Iowa State University, 1996
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2002
M.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2012

Jeffrey T. Little, (2014) - Department Head/Instructor, Entertainment Technology
B.S., Appalachian State University, 1982

Ruth Livingston, (2004) - Associate Professor, Speech
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1996
M.Ed., Milligan College, 2000
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2003
Ph.D., Capella University, 2007

William W. Locke, (1996) - President Emeritus
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1967
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1968
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 1976
Post Doctoral Study, National Defense University and the United States Army Command and General Staff College

Brent Lockhart, (2005) - Associate Professor, Biology
A.A.S., Southwest Virginia Community College, 1985
B.S.E.H., East Tennessee State University, 1989
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1998
Ph.D., East Tennessee State University, 2008

Lawrence W. Loving, (2009) - Associate Professor, Economics
B.A., King College, 1981
M.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 1993

Wendell Lowe, (1999) - Counselor/Coordinator, Workforce Investment Act Assistance Program, TN eCampus
B.S., Bob Jones University, 1976
M.S., Bob Jones University, 1977
Ed.S., East Tennessee State University, 1994

Suzanne Lyle, (2016) - Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., Western Carolina University, 1988
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2010

Kevin R. Lynch, (2007) - Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1998
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2005

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David J Maldon, (2002) - Professor, Biology
A.A., Broward Community College, 1990
B.S., Regents College, 1995
D.C., Chiropractic, Life College, 1994

Holly M. Malone, (2010) - Financial Aid Counselor
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2010
M.S., University of Memphis, 2016

Connie Marshall, (1999) - Dean, Health-Related Professions - Associate Professor, Cardiovascular Technology
A.S., East Tennessee State University, 1980
B.S., Tusculum College, 1996
M.A., Tusculum College, 2003

Mary Elizabeth Mask, (2001) - Director, Center for Students with Disabilities
B.S., Carson-Newman College, 1967
M.A., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1970

Jeremy J. Maskew, (2011) - Instructor, Welding
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2009
Technical Certificate, Combination Welding (TCP), 2009

Logan B. Mason, (2011) - IT Service Center Coordinator
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2011
B.I.T., King University, 2013
M.B.A., King University, 2015

Jeff D. McCord, (2012) - Vice President, Economic and Workforce Development
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1989
M.B.A., Kennesaw State University, 1993

Carolyn McCracken, (1994) - Dean, Science - Professor, Biology
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1968
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1971
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2001

Barbara L. McCray, (2013) - Project Manager, SEELC
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 1982

Bradley W. McKenzie, (2014) - Instructor, Humanities
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2005
M.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 2010

Shelby W. McKenzie, (2011) - Coordinator of University Parallel Dual Enrollment
B.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 2010
M.E.D., East Tennessee State University, 2015

E. Fay McMillan, (1982) - Professor, Humanities
B.A., Furman University, 1958
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1961
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2003

Cindy L. McNabb, (2006) - Associate Professor, Mathematics Coordinator, Learning Support
B.S., University of Florida, 2000
M.Ed., University of Florida, 2001
M.A., Appalachian State University, 2005

Thomas S. McNeil, (2002) - Associate Professor, Biology
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1989
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1995

John Melendez, (2004) - Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 1989
M.A.T., East Tennessee State University, 1996

Richard C. Merritt, Jr., (2004) - Professor, Speech
B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1979
M.A., University of Northern Colorado, 1991
Ph.D., University of Denver, 1998

Peter W. Miller, (2003) - Director, Plant Operations
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1991
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2015

Paul W. Montgomery, (2014) - Vice President of Access and Development
B.A., King University, 1974
M.B.A., King University, 2007

Rebecca Moody, (2015) - Coordinator, Business-Related Workforce Solutions
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2011
B.S., Emory & Henry College, 2014

Jonathan G. Moore, (2011) - Computer Programmer Analyst
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2007

Ernie Morelock, (1992) - Instructor, Automotive Service Technology
Certified Master Technician, National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2001

Sarah Nicole Morrison, (2017) - Grant Research/Writer
B.A., Emory & Henry College, 2000
M.P.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2004

Eric W. Morritt, (2010) - Media Services Manager
B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1986
M.A., Austin Peay State University, 2016

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Mitzi Neeley, (2000) - Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education - Coordinator, Early Childhood Education
B.A., University of Virginia at Wise, 1991
M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 1999

Johanna Neubrander, (2008) - Interim Dean/Assistant Professor, Nursing
A.S.N., Southern Adventist University, 1980
B.S.N., Southern Adventist University, 1982
M.S.N., University of Florida, 1987

Mark S. Nickols, (2005) - Computer Systems Analyst
A.A.S., ITT Technical Institute, 2001

Jeannie Noonkester, (1998) - Bursar
A.A.S., Virginia Highlands Community College, 1982
B.S., Tusculum College, 2001

Kim Nunn, (1992) - Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.A., King College, 1987
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 1991

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Charles E. Osborne, (2004) - Professor, Chemistry
B.S., University of North Carolina, 1951
M.S., University of Maine, 1953
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1956

Gregory E. Osborne, (2011) - Assistant Professor, Physics
B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1986
M.S.E., University of New Orleans, 1990
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2007

Marybeth Oxendine-Woodby, (2011) - Coordinator, Career Development
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2004
M.A., Tusculum College, 2013

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Michael A. Pagel, (2011) - Assistant Professor, English
B.A., John Hopkins University, 2001
M.A., Monmouth University, 2009
Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University, 2015

Sherman L. Patrick, (2004) - Associate Professor, History
A.B., Elon College University, 1984
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1997

Dan H. Perry, (1996) - Department Head/Associate Professor, Computer and Information Science
B.E.E., Auburn University, 1982

Audrey D. Peters, (2011) - Assistant Professor, English
B.S., Vanderbilt University, 2004
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2010

Danny J. Phillips, (2005) - Lead Computer Technician
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2004

Lisa L. Poole, (2001) - Associate Professor, Psychology
B.S., Carson-Newman College, 1984
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 1990

Gary Potter, (2000) - Associate Professor, Speech
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1972
M.A., Marshall University, 1976

R. Wade Powers, (1987-1996) - President Emeritus
B.A., Bethany Nazarene College, 1953
M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University, 1968
Ed.S., George Peabody College for Teachers, 1970
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1980

Jamie H. Price, (2015) - Assistant Professor, Mathematics
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2002
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2004
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2011

Jennifer M. Puckett, (2012) - Director, Northeast State at Johnson City
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2007
M.B.A., King University, 2016

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Deborah A. Ramey, (2010) - Assistant Professor, Education
A.A., Virginia Intermont College, 1970
B.A., Emory & Henry College, 1972
M.A., Union College, 1978

J. Michael Ramey, (2005) - Director, Distance Education Programs and Services
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2001
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 1993
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1995
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2015

Melissa M. Ramsey, (2011) - Testing Services Specialist
B.S., King College, 1991

Kimberly Rapcan, (2015) - Director of Health Services
A.S., Broward Community College, 1996
B.S., King College, 2007

Ricky J. Ray, (2000) - Professor, Philosophy
B.A., Charleston Southern University, 1978
M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1982
Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1988

Virginia R. Reed, (2013) - Director, Student Support Services
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2002
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2007
M.P.S., East Tennessee State University, 2010
Ed.S., Liberty University, 2012

Sharon T. Riddle, (2012) - Instructor, Administrative Professional Technology, Medical
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2002
B.G.S., East Tennessee State University, 1998
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 2002

Cynthia D. Roberts, (2014) - Director, Fiscal Services
B.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 1985
M.A., Tusculum College, 2005

Chelsea D. Rose, (2013) - Director, Career and Technical Education
B.A., University of Virginia at Wise, 2010
M.P.A., East Tennessee State University, 2013

Samuel S. Rowell, (1996) - Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs - Associate Professor, Machine Tool/Manufacturing Technology
A.A.S., Southern Illinois University, 1987
B.S., Southern Illinois University, 1988
M.A., California State University at Long Beach, 1992
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2015

Lisa J. Rowland, (1991) Computer Programmer/Analyst
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1982
B.A.A.S., East Tennessee State University, 2004
M.E.D., East Tennessee State University, 2012

Josie A. Russell, (2015) - Enrollment Services Specialist
B.S., Radford University, 2005
M.S., King University, 2012

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Mahmood A. Sabri, (2005) - Associate Professor, Computer Science
B.S., Texas A&M University, 1980
M.B.A., Texas A&M University, 1985

Virginia Salmon, (1994) - Librarian
B.A., James Madison University, 1984
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1991
M.S.L.S., University of Kentucky, 1992

Shawna K. Shafer, (2009) - Academic Advisor
B.S., Liberty University, 2014

Nona M. Shepherd, (2006) - Associate Professor, English
B.A., University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 1992
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1999

Elizabeth M. Sloan, (2009) - Assistant Professor, Theatre
B.A., Samford University, 1998
M.F.A., University of Louisville, 2002

Angela L. Slone, (2013) - Program Director/Instructor, Cardiovascular Technology
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2004

Steve R. Smith, (2002) - Instructor, Electrical Technology
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1998
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2008
Tennessee State Licensed Electrician #36054
Tennessee State Limited Licensed Electrician #37187
IAEI Certified Electrical Inspector, General #7499
EPA Certified Universal Technician #0473877199600
OSHA Certified General Industry Safety and Health #700015799

Rose Marie Spangler, (2011) - Assistant Professor, Medical Laboratory Technology
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1994
M.P.H., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 2005

Jennifer Starling, (1997) - Dean of Enrollment Management
B.S., Florida State University, 1988
M.S., Florida State University, 1990

Raylene A. Steward, (1991) - Tutor Coordinator - Assistant to the Director, Student Support Services
B.S., Tennessee Wesleyan College, 1980
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 2014

M.R. Stirewalt, (1988) - Professor, History
B.S., Appalachian State University, 1958
M.A., Appalachian State University, 1959
Ed.D., North Carolina State University, 1971

Jan Stout, (2016) - Evening Coordinator, Kingsport Center for Higher Education
B.S., Virginia Intermont College, 2001
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2003

Catherine B. Strain, (2006) - Associate Professor, English
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2000
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2002

Bradley A. Stufflestreet, (2013) - Instructor, Machine Tool/Manufacturing Technology
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2009
B.A.S., East Tennessee State University, 2012

Faith E. Sturgill, (2012) - Instructor, Nursing
A.A.S.N., East Tennessee State University, 1999
B.S.N., Old Dominion University, 2002
M.S.N., Walden University, 2009

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Deborah Tabor, (2016) - Dean, Adult Education
B.S., University of Memphis, 1973
M.S, University of Trevecca, 1986

Cynthia M. Tauscher, (1993) - Director, Workforce Solutions
B.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1975
M.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1979
M.B.A., Pfieffer College, 1987
D.B.A., Argosy University-Phoenix, 2016

Mark C. Taylor, (2003) - Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2000
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2003

Tawana Teague, (2009) - Assistant Professor, Music
B.A., Mars Hill College, 1971
M.C.M., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1976

Laura J. Templeton, (2012) - Instructor, Nursing
A.A.S.N., Mountain Empire Community College, 2005
B.S.N., King College, 2011
M.S.N., King College, 2011

Derrick W. Thacker, (2006) - Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.S., University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 2002
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2006

Jennifer G. Thacker, (2010) - Director, Kingsport Center for Higher Education
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2002
M.Ed., Milligan College, 2010

Gerald Keith Tittle, (2014) - Interim Assistant Dean, Advanced Technologies - Instructor, Engineering Design Technology
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1978

Marquita B. Tittle, (2009) - Director, Career Services
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1978

David L. Toye, (1993) - Professor, History
B.A., California State University, 1986
M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1987
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1991

Malissa Trent, (1997) - Dean, Mathematics - Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.A., Emory & Henry College, 1992
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1995

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Shirley C. Velasco, (2016) - Grants and Contracts Officer
B.G.S., East Tennessee State University, 2011
M.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2012

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Denise P. Walker, (1995) - Director, Counseling and Testing Services
B.A., Berea College, 1977
M.S., University of Kentucky, 1985

Thomas Wallace III, (1978) - Director, Academic/Instructional Technology - Associate Professor, Computer and Information Science
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1975
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1992
Certification in Data Processing (CDP), Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2004

Gregory N. Walters, (1989) - Dean of Student Development
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2007
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2007
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1987
M.A., Tusculum College, 1998

Xiaoping Wang, (1990) - Dean, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Professor, English
B.A., Northeast Teachers’ University of China, 1978
M.A., Northeast Teachers’ University of China, 1982
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 1991

Samuel Carson Waugh, (2016) - Creative Producer, Marketing
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2005
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2008

Nathaniel Weber, (2016) - Instructor, Biology
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2006
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2008
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2010

Dottie L. Whitesides, (1979-1995) - Professor Emeritus
B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 1954
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1976

Jessica G. Widner, (2009) - Director, University Parallel Dual Enrollment - Coordinator, Northeast State at Gray
B.S., Tusculum College, 2002
M.B.A., King College, 2005

Joan Willis, (2001) - Administrative Coordinator, Multi-Campus Programs
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2002
B.B.A., King University, 2013

Robert J. Wilson, Jr., (2011) - Instructor, Electromechanical Technology
Instrument Mechanic Apprenticeship Certificate, 1970
Instrument Apprentice Certificate, 1970
Engineering Technician Certificate, 1976
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2012

Thomas D. Wilson, (2005) - Publications Editor
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1993

William Wilson, (1990) - Dean, Humanities - Professor, English
B.A., State University College of New York at Geneseo, 1973
M.F.A., Wichita State University, 1978

Donna M. Wilt, (2013) - Instructor, Art
B.A., Georgia College & State University, 1999
M.F.A., East Tennessee State University, 2003

David L. Woods, (2004) - Assistant Director, Plant Operations
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1986

William H. Wright, (2008) - Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1975
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1977

Michelle R. Wyatt, (1991) - Librarian
B.S., Milligan College, 1990
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2004
M.S., University of Tennessee, 2008

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Charles Keith Young, (1994) - Assistant Professor, Behavioral and Social Sciences
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1979
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1993
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2010

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Michael L. Zimmerman, (2009) - Assistant Professor, Biology
B.S., Clemson University, 2001
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2006