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Tennessee Board of Regents/Northeast State 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
  • Mark Gill, At-Large, Middle Tennessee, 2019-2024
  • Leigh A. Shockey, At-Large, West Tennessee, 2014-2020
  • Robert Pepper, Faculty Regent (Non-Voting), 2018-2019
  • Miles A. Burdine, 1st Congressional District, 2019-2025
  • Danni B. Varlan, 2nd Congressional District, 2019-2025
  • Weston Wamp, 3rd Congressional District, 2019-2023
  • 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
  • Kenneth Goldsmith, Faculty Regent, 2019-2020
  • Emily A. Dollar, Student Regent, 2019-2020

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
  • Allana Hamilton, 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
  • Lynn Goodman, Special Assistant

Northeast State Foundation Board of Directors

  • Tom Anderson, City of Bristol
  • Robert Arrington, Wilson Worley
  • Chad Bailey, CFO, Northeast State Community College
  • Russell Barnett, Mayor of Carter County
  • Dr. Bethany Bullock, President, Northeast State Community College
  • Miles Burdine, Kingsport Chamber
  • John Campbell, AccelNOW
  • Jeff Dykes, Bright Ridge
  • 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
  • Terry Gillenwater, Gillenwater Chiropractic Center
  • Kenneth Givens, Nuclear Fuel Services
  • C. Scott Greer, CFO/COO, Citizens Bank
  • Eric Henley, H-Tek Auto Repair
  • Doris Hensley, Mayor, Town of Erwin
  • Dean Huber, Veteran’s Administration
  • J. Allen Hurley, President/CEO, Flextech Solutions, LLC
  • Jeff Jones, Site President, CitiGroup
  • Lester Lattany, Retired Executive
  • Mitch Miller, Washington County Economic Development Council
  • Tim Odom, AAM Group
  • Tommy Olterman, City of Kingsport
  • Kathy Pierce, Northeast Tennessee Workforce Investment Board
  • Peter Raber, Aldebaran Financial, Inc.
  • Beth Rhinehart, Bristol Chamber of Commerce
  • Karen Rowell, Rowell Consulting
  • Lottie Ryans, First Tennessee Development District
  • Darla Scott, Executive VP/CFO, Bank of Tennessee
  • Melissa Steagall-Jones, Blackburn, Childers, & Steagall
  • Mike Taylor, Mayor of Johnson City
  • Clay Walker, Networks Sullivan Partnership
  • Elaine Washington, Eastman Chemical Company


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) - Coordinator of Advancement Operations
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2003
B.S., King University, 2007

Andrea Blessing Amos, (2019) - Instructor, College and Lifelong Learning
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2003
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2006
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2013

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

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

B 

Bronwyn L. Baard, (2019) - Senior Accountant/Analyst
Bachelor of Accounting Science, University of South Africa-UNISA, 2003

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

Chad M. Bailey, (2018) - Vice President for Finance and Information Technology
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

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

Tracy H. Barry, (2020) - Assistant Director of Equity & Compliance
B.S., North Carolina State University, 1982
M.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2013

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) - Dean, Technologies - Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Science
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1999
M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2003

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

Erin C. Blevins, (2004) - Coordinator of Scholarship Programs
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
M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2019

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

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

Bethany H. Bullock, (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

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) - Vice President for Administration and Grant Development, 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
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2019

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) - Director of Student Services at Kingsport
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

Cindy M. Caudill, (2019) - Graphic Designer
B.A., University of Central Florida, 2011
M.A., University of Central Florida, 2014

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) - Assistant Professor, English
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2008
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2010
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2019

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) - Director of Retention and Dean of Advising
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

Jon J. Cookson, (2012) - Associate 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) - 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

Brandon R. Dotson, (2020) - Executive Director of Recruitment and Enrollment Management
B.S., Radford University, 2001
M.S., Radford University, 2003
Ed.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2010

Amy R. Drinnon, (2016) - Site Coordinator-Elizabethton
B.S., Western Governors University, 2013
M.S., Walden University, 2018

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) - Professor, Sociology
B.A., Roanoke College, 2005
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 2007
Epidemiology Certificate, East Tennessee State University, 2011

Christopher L. Fenton, (2014) - SharePoint & Office 365 Manager
A.A.S., Dalton State College, 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

Gina R. Flack, (2020) - Grant Compliance Officer
B.B.A., East Tennessee State University, 1996
M.Ed., Milligan College, 2002

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

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) - Assistant Professor, 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) - Business Intelligence Analyst
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) - Assistant Professor, 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

Valerie R. Harding, (2019) - Instructor, Physical Science and Physics
B.S.E.S., University of Louisville, 1992
M.E., University of Louisville, 1993

Tamra A. Harris, (2012) - Assistant Director of Application and Web Services
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1991

Larry Hatfield, (2013) - Special Assistant to the President for Safety, Security, and Plant Operations
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2011
M.P.S., Tennessee Technological University, 2017

Nikole E. Hatton, (2019) - Financial Analyst
B.S., Athens State University, 2011
M.S., Athens State University, 2019

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

James A. Henrichs, (2007) - Director of Student Services at Johnson City and Adult Recruiter
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) - Dean, Science
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) - Assistant Director, Infrastructure and Network Services
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 Student Leadership
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2012
B.G.S., East Tennessee State University, 2014
M.A., Tusculum University, 2018

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 of Veteran and Military Student Success Center
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 

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) - Assistant Vice President and Chief Information Officer
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1992
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2003

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

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

Tonya D. Lisenby, (2019) - Assistant Director of HR/OE
A.S., Walters State Community College, 1997
B.S., Tusculum University, 2002

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) - Assistant Professor, 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 Operations
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

Logan B. Mason, (2011) - Assistant Director of Client Services
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2011
B.I.T., King University, 2013
M.B.A., King University, 2015

Bradley W. McKenzie, (2014) - Assistant Professor, 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

Whitney Y. McLaughlin, (2019) - CTE Dual Enrollment Coordinator
A.A., Northeast State Community College, 2011
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2014

John N. McMeen Jr.,  (2020) - Instructor, Computer and Information Sciences
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2010
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2014

Heath McMillian, (2019) - Executive Director of Economics & Workforce Development
A.A.S., Northeast State Community College, 1997
B.B.A., Montreat College, 2013

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

Kelly B. Mitchell, (2019) - Coordinator, Accessibility Services/Success Coach
B.A.S., East Tennessee State University, 2015
M.P.H., East Tennessee State University, 2018

Andrew D. Mitchem, (2013) - Deputy Chief of Police
B.S., University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 2011
M.P.A., East Tennessee State University, 2019

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) - Assistant Director for Grant Development
B.A., Emory & Henry College, 2000
M.P.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2004

Eric W. Morritt, (2010) - Assistant Director, Media and Theater Services
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) - Systems Manager
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 

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) - IT Services Coordinator - Kingsport
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

Vanessa G. Price, (2019) - Assistant to the Director/Tutor Coordinator
B.A., Virginia Intermont College, 1995
M.A., East Tennessee State University, 1997

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

Melissa M. Ramsey, (2011) - Coordinator of Testing Services
B.S., King University, 1991

Jacqueline L. Rasnic, (2019) - Coordinator of University Parallel Dual Enrollment
B.A., University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 2007

Virginia R. Reed, (2013) - Director, TRiO 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 for Economic & Workforce Development - 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

Adriel H. Slaughter, (2019) - Instructor, Philosophy
B.A., Belmont University, 1997
M.A., St. Johns College, 2002
M.Ed., King University, 2009

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) - Associate 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) - Assistant Vice President for Student Success & Dean of Students
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

Susan Stevenson, (2020) - Title III Project Director
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 1981
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University, 1990
Ed.D., The George Washington University, 2011

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
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 2019

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

Stephanie Tweed, (2020) - Project Manager, President’s Office
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2004
M.A., Union College, 2008
Ed.S., Lincoln Memorial University, 2010
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2013

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 of Student Services/Counselor
B.A., Berea College, 1977
M.S., University of Kentucky, 1985

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

Haley N. Warf, (2019) - Instrutor, English
B.A., Alice Lloyd College, 2005
M.A., Marshall University, 2012

Samuel Carson Waugh, (2016) - Coordinator of Advancement Activities
A.S., Northeast State Community College, 2005
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 2008

Nathaniel Weber, (2016) - Assistant Professor, 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

Joshua L. Whitlock, (2019) - Assistant Vice President for Research, Analytics and Planning
B.S., East Tennessee State University, 2003
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 2005
Ed.D., East Tennessee State University, 2018

Lyndon J. Williams, (2020) - Aviation Program Coordinator
B.A., University of Tennessee, 1989
M.B.A., Touro College, 2002

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) - Assistant Professor, 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

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

Y 

Charles Keith Young, (1994) - Associate 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