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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 Bill Lee, Chairman (Ex-Officio Regent)
Governor of the State of Tennessee

  • Emily J. Reynolds, Vice-Chair, 5th Congressional District, Middle Tennessee, 2017-2021
  • Penny Schwinn, Commissioner of Education, Ex-Officio Regent
  • Charles Hatcher, Commissioner of Agriculture, Ex-Officio Regent
  • Mike Krause, Executive Director, Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Ex-Officio Regent
  • Thomas A.H. White, At-Large, East Tennessee, 2017-2022
  • Leigh A. Shockey, At-Large, West Tennessee, 2014-2020
  • Robert Pepper, Faculty Regent (Non-Voting), 2018-2019
  • Miles A. Burdine, 1st Congressional District, 2017-2019
  • Danni B. Varlan, 2nd Congressional District, 2013-2019
  • Tom Griscom, 3rd Congressional District, 2010-2017
  • Yolanda S. Greene, 4th Congressional District, 2017-2022
  • MaryLou Apple, 6th Congressional District, 2015-2024
  • Joey Hatch, 7th Congressional District, 2017-2022
  • Barbara U. Prescott, Ph.D., 8th Congressional District, 2014-2020
  • Gregory Duckett, 9th Congressional District, 2012-2024
  • William Summons, Faculty Regent, 2017-2018
  • J. Carlos Gonzalez Roman, Student Regent, 2018-2019

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
  • Mike Batson, Chief Audit Executive
  • Russ Deaton, Executive Vice Chancellor for Policy and Strategy
  • Danny Gibbs, Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance
  • Heidi Leming, Vice Chancellor for Student Success
  • Rick Locker, Communications Director
  • Kimberly McCormick, Vice Chancellor for External Affairs
  • Mary Moody, General Counsel
  • Carol Puryear, Vice Chancellor for Economic and Community Development
  • Randy Schulte, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  • Wendy Thompson, Vice Chancellor for Organizational Effectiveness
  • Stephen Vieira, Chief Information Officer
  • Mary Ann Hammonds, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor
  • Sonja Mason, Board Secretary

Northeast State Foundation Board of Directors

  • Tom Anderson, City of Bristol
  • Robert Arrington, Wilson Worley
  • Chad Bailey, CFO, Northeast State Community College
  • Larry Barnett, BAE Systems
  • Miles Burdine, Kingsport Chamber
  • John Campbell, AccelNOW
  • Terry Countermine, Retired
  • Ron Dailey, NFS, Inc.
  • Heidi Dulebohn, International Cultural Consultant
  • Jeff Dykes, Johnson City Power Board
  • April Eads, Bristol Tennessee Essential Services
  • Marvin Eichorn, Senior VP/CFO, Mountain States Health Alliance
  • Al Fatherree, Retired Executive
  • Carol Ferguson, Northridge Properties Real Estate
  • Dwight Ferguson, Retired Executive
  • Dr. Bethany Flora, President, Northeast State Community College
  • Terry Gillenwater, Gillenwater Chiropractic Center
  • C. Scott Greer, CFO/COO, Citizens Bank
  • Dean Huber, Veteran’s Administration
  • Leon Humphrey, Mayor of Carter County
  • J. Allen Hurley, President/CEO, Flextech Solutions, LLC
  • Jeff Jones, Site President, CitiGroup
  • Lester Lattany, Retired Executive
  • Bill MacPherson, Domtar
  • Mitch Miller, Washington County Economic Development Council
  • Paul Montgomery, VP for Access & Advancement, Northeast State Community College
  • John Nagy, Chief Nuclear Safety Officer, NFS, Inc.
  • Chad Nimrick, Bell Helicopter
  • Tim Odom, AAM Group
  • Tommy Olterman, City of Kingsport
  • Jamie Parsons, VP/Chief Human Resource Officer, MSHA
  • Kathy Pierce, Northeast Tennessee Workforce Investment Board
  • Donald R. Raber, Aldebaran Financial, Inc.
  • Perter Raber, Aldebaran Financial, Inc.
  • K. Newton Raff, Retired Executive
  • Beth Rhinehart, Bristol Chamber of Commerce
  • Karen Rowell, Rowell Consulting
  • Lottie Ryans, First Tennessee Development District
  • Darla Scott, Executive VP/CFO, Bank of Tennessee
  • A. Lee Shillito, Retired Executive
  • Parker Smith, Eastman Chemical Company
  • Norris Sneed, Retired Executive
  • Melissa Steagall-Jones, Blackburn, Childers, & Steagall
  • James Stewart, President, Who We Are Counts Institute
  • Clay Walker, Networks Sullivan Partnership
  • Elaine Washington, Eastman Chemical Company
  • Hamlin Wilson, Senior VP, Human Resources, Wellmont


Northeast State Departments/Divisions

Click here for Organizational Charts.

Organizational charts are maintained in the Office of Human Resources. Questions regarding the organizational charts should be directed to Human Resources by calling 423.354.5183 or 423.323.0204.

 

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

Donna P. Addington, (2009) - Program Specialist/Advisor, TRIO
B.A., Carson-Newman University, 1992

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

Clancy R. Anderson, (2018) - Military PLA Credentials Coordinator
B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University, 2011

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) - Associate Professor, English
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2002
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2004

B 

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

Chad M. Bailey, (2018) - Chief Finance Officer
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1998
B.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 1999
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2000

Lee Ann Barnes, (2007) - Assistant Director, Financial Aid
B.S., Tusculum College, 2007

Jessica Barnett, (2013) - Project Manager, President’s Office
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 Student Life
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) - Department Head/Assistant Professor, 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 and Student Needs
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2004

Richard A. Blevins, (2015) - Department Head/Assistant Professor, 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

Johnny R. Bragg, (2009) - Associate Professor, Speech
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1998
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2006
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2017

Shannon L. Brewer, (2018) - Instructor, Mathematics
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1998
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2000

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

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

David Bryant, (1997) - Interim Dean, Health Professions - 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.A.H., 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) - Associate Professor, English
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1988
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1991

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

Robin Byrd, (2002) - Grants Manager
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) - Assistant Vice President for Grant Development and Chief Diversity Officer
B.S., Mississippi University for Women, 1976
M.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1983

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) - Dean, Humanities - Associate 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) - Student Services and Industry Relations Coordinator
B.B.A., King College, 2012
M.E.D., East Tennessee State University, 2017

Erin R. Cassell, (2018) - Instructor, Cardiovascular Technology
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2012

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

Mary J. Chambliss, (2019) - Director of Financial Aid
B.S., Austin Peay State University, 1991
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2000

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

Traci L. Childress, (2019) - Instructor, Nursing
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2008
B.S., King University, 2010
M.S., King University, 2017

Cynthia S. Christian, (2006) - RAP Coordinator
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

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

Michael W. Collins, (2007) - Academic Computing Manager
A.A.S., Mountain Empire Community College, 2013

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

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

Colin A. Cox, (2018) - Instructor, English
B.A., University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 2008
M.A., University of Vermont, 2011

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

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

Joshua E. Crowder, (2005) - Project Manager, Institutional Excellence
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 Darden, (2018) - Instructor English
B.A., University of Tennessee, 1985
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1991

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

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

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

Teressa Dobbs, (2009) - Assistant Professor, 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

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

F       

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

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

Deborah J. Fillers, (2016) - District Coordinator of Adult Education
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1991
M.A., Tusculum University, 2018

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

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

Bethany H. Flora, (2019) - President
B.A., University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 1996
M.A., Tusculum University, 1999
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2008

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

Haley A. Francisco, (2018) - Program Director/Instructor, Dental Assistant
Certificate, Northeast State Community College, 2015
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2015

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

G   

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

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

P. Michele Glass, (2002) - Associate 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

Susan E. Graybeal, (1992) - Vice President for Institutional Excellence and Student Success
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1992
B.S., Milligan College, 1998
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 2000
M.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2010
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2007

Larena Grieshaber, (2012) - Assistant Professor, 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

Jeffrey D. Grindstaff, (1985) - Printing and Publications Pressroom Supervisor
Adamsville High School, 1982

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

Tarah Guinn, (2018) - Assistant Professor, Reading
B.A., Mary Baldwin College, 1998
M.Ed., Lincoln Memorial University, 2013
J.D., Appalachian School of Law, 2004

H  

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

Bernice T. Hagaman, (2008) - Purchasing Coordinator
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1985
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2013

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

Terry Hammonds, (2018) - Instructor, Chemistry
B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1984
M.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1986

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

William Tim Harrison, (2015) - Director of Equity and Compliance
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
M.P.S., Tennessee Technological University, 2017

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) - Assistant Vice President for Teaching Excellence and Academic Services - Professor, English
B.A., San Francisco State University, 1986
M.A., San Francisco State University, 1991
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2017

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

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

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

J     

Brian D. Johnson, (2001) - Chief of Police
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
A.A.S., Chattanooga State Technical Community College, 2006
B.S., University of Tennessee at Martin, 2013

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

K 

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

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

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

L 

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) - Curriculum Specialist
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) - Associate 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, Finance and Administration
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

Ruth Livingston, (2004) - 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

Brent Lockhart, (2005) - 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

M 

William S. MacMorran, (2018) - Department Head/Instructor, Entertainment Technology
B.S., Belmont University, 2010
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2014

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) - Assistant Director, Financial Aid
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2010
M.S., University of Memphis, 2016

Leaann Nichole Manz Young, (2013) - Coordinator, Advanced Technologies
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2009
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2013

Connie Marshall, (1999) - Interim Vice President, Academic Affairs - 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

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

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

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) - Director of University Parallel Dual Enrollment
B.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 2010
M.E.D., East Tennessee State University, 2015

Joy E. McLain, (2019) - Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., East Tennessee State University, 2007
M.S.N., University of Cincinnati, 2010

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

Karrianne H. McPheron, (2016) - Coordinator of High School CTE Programs
B.S., Lincoln Memorial University, 2011

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

Rebecca Moody, (2015) - Coordinator, 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
B.S., Tusculum College, 2016

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 Researcher/Writer
B.A., Emory & Henry College, 2000
M.P.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2004

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

Julie A. Murray, (2015) - Career Development Coordinator
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2014
B.A., King University, 2015

N 

Cindy S. Necessary, (2016) - Industry Training and Credentialing Coordinator
B.S., Tusculum College, 2001
M.A., Tusculum College, 2004

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

Johanna Neubrander, (2008) - Director/Associate 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

Teresa L. Nidiffer, (2014) - Fiscal Services Coordinator
Hermon Robinson Vocational School, 1986

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

O 

Olivia A. Orten, (2016) - TRIO Program Specialist/Advisor
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2014
B.S.W., East Tennessee State University, 2016

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

P 

Michael A. Pagel, (2011) - Associate 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) - Associate 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

Karla R. Prudhomme, (2018) - Lead Teacher, Adult Education
B.A., Ashford University, 2012
M.A., Western Kentucky University, 2014

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

R

J. Michael Ramey, (2005) - Evening Coordinator, Kingsport Center for Higher Education
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

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) - Assistant Professor, 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

Willie J. Riddle, (2018) - Webmaster
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2014
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2017

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

Ross E. Roberts, (2019) - Instructor of Education
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2007
M.E.D., East Tennessee State University, 2014

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) - Vice President, Workforce Development - Dean, Advanced Technologies - 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

S

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

Norma N. Sanchez Webb, (2019) - Instructor of Spanish
B.A., University of South Florida, 1990
M.A.T., East Tennessee State University, 1997

Shawna K. Shafer, (2009) - Academic Advisor
B.S., Liberty University, 2014
M.E.D., Liberty University, 2018

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

Regina G. Simpson, (2018) - Instructor, Nursing
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2006
A.A.S., Walters State Community College, 2008
B.S.N., King University, 2012
M.S.N., East Tennessee State University, 2017

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

Angela L. Slone, (2013) - Program Director/Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Technology
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2004
B.S., King University, 2017

Christopher R. Slone, (2018) - Instructor, Advanced Technologies
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2017
B.S., Eastern Kentucky University, 2011
M.A.T., Tusculum College, 2018

Sandra Smith, (2018) - Instructor, Nursing
B.S.N., Milligan College, 1998
M.S.N., University of Phoenix, 2002

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

Erin C. Sommer, (2018) - Instructor, Nursing
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2006
B.S.N., University of South Alabama, 2012
M.S.N., Capella University, 2017

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

Eric S. Stanton, (2017) - Instructor, Criminal Justice
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1993
M.C.M., East Tennessee State University, 1995

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

Jo A. Starling, (2012) - RCAM Programs and Services Coordinator
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2012
B.B.A., King University, 2017

Scott A. Starnes, (2018) - Coordinator/Assistant Professor, EMT/AEMT
A.A.S., Walters State Community College, 2006
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1998
M.Ed., Milligan College, 2004
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2011

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

Stacey L. Stokes, (2018) - Instructor, Nursing
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2010
B.S.N., King University, 2013
M.S.N., King University, 2016

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) - Assistant Professor, Machine Tool/Manufacturing Technology
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2009
B.A.S., East Tennessee State University, 2012

T 

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

Wendy L. Taylor, (2015) - Adult Success Coach, Advising Resource Center
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2001
B.S., Tusculum College, 2008
M.B., King University, 2015

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

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

V  

Shirley C. Velasco, (2016) - Director of Payroll and Accounts Payable
B.G.S., East Tennessee State University, 2011
M.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2012

W 

Liza E. Waldroupe, (2019) - Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Capella University, 2016
M.S.N., Capella University, 2018

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

Gregory N. Walters, (1989) - Assistant Vice President for Student Success
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
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2017

Nancy E. Wentzel, (2019) - Instructor of Mathematics
B.S., Wheaton College, 2000
M.S., Lehigh University, 2007

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

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

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

William H. Wright, (2008) - Associate 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

Y 

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

Z 

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