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RCC 2022-23 Catalog

Management, Faculty, and Staff

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Hollie Adair
Transition Specialist, TRiO-ROC (Rogue Opportunity Center); B.A., English and Secondary Education, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, magna cum laude, 2003; M.A., Counseling, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 2013

Tamara Adams
Textbook Acquisition Specialist and Test Proctor, Academic Success; A.A.0.T., Business & Education, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2013; B.S., Innovation & Leadership, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, magna cum laude, 2018

Corrie Alexander
Faculty, Science; B.S., Biology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2000; M.S., Science Education, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2002; M.S., Biology, University of Nebraska, Kearney, NE, 2015

Richard Amneus
Contract Specialist, Contract and Procurement; B.S., Marketing/Advertising, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1981; Certified Professional Buyer, 2019

Kati Averyt
Director, HR and Payroll, Human Resources; B.S., Business Administration and Management, Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT, 2017; M.S., Management and Leadership, Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT, 2018; AA, General Studies, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2009

Dillon Ayers
Media Specialist II, Instructional Media; A.A.0.T., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2012; B.S., Criminal Justice Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon, 2017

Robert Bagwell
Instructor, Business Technology; B.S., Computer Science/Minor in Math, California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA, 1985; M.B.A., University of Phoenix, San Ramon, CA, Honors, 1995; CIPP Privacy Credential - 2007

Susan Bame
Resource Coordinator, Student Affairs; B.A., English Education and Business Education, Glenville State College, Glenville, WV, magna cum laude, 1978; M.A., Conflict Resolution, Antioch University McGregor, Yellow Springs, OH, 2001; Machine Shorthand, Stenotype Institute of Lima, OH, 1985

Makiko Barrey
Faculty, Counseling; B.S., Psychology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2005; M.S., Applied Psychology: Mental Health Counseling, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2008

Marissa Barrientos Shepherd
Chemistry Instructor, Science; B.S., Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 2012; M.S., Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, 2015; Ph.D, Inorganic Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA

Lucia Bartscher
Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources; B.A., Communications, Loyola University, New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

Katelyn Bender
Program Support Specialist, Apprenticeship; A.A.0.T., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2020

Mariane Berry
Director, Business Office, Budget Services; B.A., Accounting, Seattle University, Seattle, WA, 1992, CTP (Certified Treasury Professional), 1996-2007

Robert Blevens
Building and Grounds Maintenance, Facilities Management Planning and Construction

Mary Ann Blinkhorn
Faculty, Science; B.S., Biology (Wildlife), Missouri State University, Springfield, MO; M.S., Biology Missouri State University, Springfield, MO

Laura Bowles
Program Coordinator III, College Now; B.S., Innovation and Leadership, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, magna cum laude, 2021; A.A.S., Marketing, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Phi Kappa Theta, President's List, 2013; A.A.S., Business Technology, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Phi Kappa Theta, President's List, 2013

Karl Brake
Faculty, Visual Arts and Design; A.A., Liberal Arts, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho, 1981; B.F.A., Painting and Drawing, Boise State University, Boise, ID, magna cum laude, 1983; M.F.A., Drawing and Painting, Utah State University, Logan, UT, Vice-President's Fellowship for Creative Research and Activity, 1987; Graduate Scholar in Residence, Painting, School of Visual Arts, New York City, 1984

Sheri Bransfield
Procurement Specialist, Contract and Procurement; A.A.S., Accounting, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, Oregon, 1996; Business Assistant Certificate, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, Oregon, 1996; Certified Professional Public Buyer, 2013

Margaret Brewer
Full Time Faculty, Nursing (ADN); A.A.S., Nursing, Harry S Truman City College of Chicago, Chicago IL; B.S.N., Nursing Southern Indiana University, Evansville Indiana; M.S.N., Leadership, Nursing Leadership, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ; Post Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Simulation from Boise State University 2019

Brenda, Bridges
Financial Aid Specialist, Financial Aid; B.S., Anthropology/Archaeology/Sociology, Willamette University, Salem, OR, Dean's List, 1991; M.A., Anthropology/Archaeology/Osteology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Dean's List

Sara Bristol
Communications Strategist, Marketing; B.A., Communication/Journalism, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 1999

Kari Brooks
Library Specialist 2-Circulation, Library Services; B.A., Cultural Anthropology, UCLA-University California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1988

Rachelle Brown
Assistant to the President - Governance, President's Office; B.A., Communications- Media Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2012

Michael Bullard
Faculty and Department Coordinator, Manufacturing/Engineering Technology; A.A.S., Manufacturing/ Engineering Technology Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Honor Roll; A.A.S., Industrial Welding Technology, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR

Elijah Bunnell
Faculty, Mathematics; B.S., Mathematics, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2006; M.S., Mathematics, Oregon State University, Corvalis, OR, 2009

Jennifer Burkes
Administrative Assistant III, Academic Affairs; B.A., Writing and Literature, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 1996

Elizabeth Butler
Internet Strategist, Marketing; A.G.S., Computer Science, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2016; Website Development, 2016; Website Design, 2016; Adobe Applications Technician, 2016; Digital Graphics Design, 2002

Tammy Canady
Payroll Specialist, Human Resources; M.B.A., Southern Oregon Univeristy, Ashland, OR, Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi, 2016

Jan Carpenter
Program Support Specialist V, Adult Basic Skills (ABS); A.G.S. Business, Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, CO, Phi Theta Kappa, 2012; A.G.S., Sociology, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Honors, 2017

Thayer Chandler
Dean of Academic Affairs - General Education and Transfer, Academic Affairs; B.A., Anthropology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, magna cum laude, 2005; Ed.M., Education, Ottawa University, Phoenix, AZ, 2007

Sara Channell
Transition Specialist, TRiO-ROC (Rogue Opportunity Center); B.S., Environmental Studies, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL; M.P.A., Public Administation, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana

Kevin Chavez Martinez
Transition Specialist, TRiO-ETS (Educational Talent Search); B.S., Psychology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2017

Andrew Childress
Access and Disability Resources Coordinator, Access and Disability Resources; B.A., Drama, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1998; M.S., Rehabilitation Counseling, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, Thelma J. Manjos Outstanding Student Award, 2002

Tiffany Clarkin
Faculty and Department Chair, Massage Therapy; B.A., Biology with Human Biology emphasis, California State University, Hayward, Hayward, CA, 1990; Physical Therapy Aide Certificate, 1985; Swedish Esalen Massage Certificate, 1993; Oregon Licensed Massage Therapist, 1994-2022; Medical Massage Therapist Certification, 2015

Debora Coen
Faculty and Writing Coordinator, Humanities; B.A., English, Italian (double major), The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1998; M.A., English, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2000

Sandy Contreras
Library Specialist, Library Services

Natalie Coppedge
Student Records Specialist, Enrollment Services; B.A., Human Communication, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR; M.A. Management, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

Niki Coulter
Faculty, Social Science and Human Services; B.A., History/Psychology/Biology, Utah State University, Logan, UT, summa cum laude; M.A., History/Psychology, Utah State University, Logan, UT, cum laude; Psychology/History, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria-Australia, PhD work; Qualified Mental Health Counselor; Wildland Firefighter; Forest Service Law Enforcement Grade 4

Leslie Cox
Institutional Research Analyst and Reporting Coordinator, Institutional Research

Amber Crews
Financial Aid Advisor, Financial Aid; A.G.S., Business, Rogue Community College, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR; Business Assistant Certificate

Steven Crum
Faculty, Science; B.S., Biology, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, 2008; Ph.D., Urban Ecology and Climatology, University of California, Riverside, iverside, CA, 2017

Michaela Darling
Registration Management Specialist, Enrollment Services; A.A., Liberal Arts and Sciences, Las Positas Community College, Livermore, CA, magna cum laude, 1998; B.A., Computer and Video Imaging, University of Silicon Valley (formerly Cogswell Polyechnical College), San Jose, CA (formerly Sunnyvale, CA), magna cum laude, 2003

Fredrick DeLong
Network Administrator, IT - Network Services

Forrest Denison
Facilites/Operations Assistant-lead, Facilities Management Planning and Construction

Dean Denison
Maintenance Technician, Facilities Management Planning and Construction

Donna D'Inzillo
Career Pathway Coordinator, Allied Health Occupations and STEP

Arlene Dowell
Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs

Annie Droullard
Faculty, Mathematics; B.S., Mathematics, George Fox University, Newberg, OR, summa cum laude, 2000; M.S., Mathematics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2002

Katilyn Eccleston
Access Specialist, Access and Disability Resources; B.S., Psychology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2013; B.S., Sociology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland OR, 2013; A.A.O.T., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, All Oregon Academic Team, 2011

Curt Erikson
Faculty, Social Science and Human Services; Ph.D., Counseling/Psychology, Pacific States University in alliance with UC-San Diego, San Diego, CA, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honorary Fraternity, 1975; M.S., Counseling/Psychology, Chapman University, Orange, CA, 1970; B.S., Biology and Psychology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, 1965; Licensed Psychology and Marriage Family Therapy, California, 1970 to present

Travis Ellerman
Mail/Receiving Lead, Shipping and Receiving

Curt Erikson Ph.D.
Faculty, Social Sciences/Human Services; Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Pacific States University in alliance with UC-San Diego, San Diego, 1975; M.S., Counseling Psychology, Chapman University, Orange, 1970; B.S., Biology/ Psychology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honorary Fraternity, 1965

Frankie Everett
Director, Financial Aid; B.A., Health, Linfield College, McMinnville, cum laude, 2002; M.A., Teaching, Oregon State University, Corvallis, magna cum laude, 2003

Alesha Farrar
Administrative Assistant III, Counseling; A.A.S., Business Technology, Rogue Community College, Medford, OR, 2017; Business Assistant, 2017; Business Assistant - Customer Service, 2017; Business Assistant - Information Specialist, 2017; Business Assistant - Retail Sales and Service, 2017

Kevin Fay
Assistant-Lead/Electrician, Facilities Management Planning and Construction; General Journeyman Electrical License

Robert Felthousen
Library Department Chair, Library Services; A.A.0.T., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, 2001; B.A., Writing, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, summa cum laude, 2004; MLIS, Library and Information Science, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2006

Julia Fisher
Faculty and Program Coordinator, Counseling Services and Referrals, Counseling; B.S., Psychology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, magna cum laude, 2005; M.S., Counseling, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2006; Nationally Certified Counselor, 2007; Licensed Professional Counselor, 2012; Board Approved Clinical Supervisor, 2021

Xandria Fowler
Library Specialist II (Processing), Library Services; A.A.0.T., English, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, PTK Honor Society, 2005

Bea Frederickson
Administrative Assistant III, Academic Affairs; B.A., English, German, Math, Central Washington State College, Ellensburg, WA, 1965

Kimberly Freeze
Dean of Science and Applied Technology, Academic Affairs; Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, California Southern University, Costa Mesa, CA, summa cum laude, 2019; M.S., Psychology and Human Behavior, National University, San Diego, CA, magna cum laude, 2018; B.S., Organizational Leadership, Simpson University, Redding, CA, magna cum laude; RYT Yoga Trainer, 2018; Entrepreneurship Specialist, 2017"

Judith Friesen
Administrative Assistant III, Emergency Services

Michael Friesen
Faculty, Industrial Welding Technology

Jodie Fulton
Contract and Procurement Director, Contract and Procurement; A.A., Music, Southern Oregon Univerity, Ashland, OR, 1984; B.S., Liberal Arts, Linfield University, McMinnville OR, 1992; Human Resource Management, 1992 (Linfield); Certified Professional Public Buyer, 2014; Certified Public Procurement Officer, 2014

Jill Galusha
Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources

Angelina Garcia
Transition Specialist, TRiO-ETS (Educational Talent Search); B.A., English Literature and Psychology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, Honor student, 2000

Doug Gardner
Faculty and Department Chair, Mathematics; B.S., Mathematics, University of Oregon, Eugene, 1988; B.S., Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1988; M.S., Mathematics Education, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1991

Todd Giesbrecht
Faculty and Department Chair, Industrial Welding Technology; A.A., Welding, Rogue Community College, White City, OR, 1986; AWS, ASME, API Welding Certifications

Erika Giesen
Faculty and Department Chair, Social Science and Human Services; M.A., Women's Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2001; Sociology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Analisa Gifford
Student Records Specialist, Enrollment Services; B.A., Sociology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR,

Danielle Green
Help Desk Technician, IT - Network Services; A.A., Computer Support Technician, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2012

Pamela Green
Program Specialist, TRiO-SSS (Student Support Services); A.S., Business Administration/Management, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 1988; B.S., Business Administration, Northwest Christian University, Eugene, OR, magna cum laude, 2007; M.B.A., Business Administration, Northwest Christian University, Eugene, OR, magna cum laude, 2010

Lindsay Griffiths
Accounting Support Specialist, RCC Foundation

Laura Haga-Duffy
Director, Auxiliary Services and Shipping & Receiving, Auxiliary Services; M.S., Management and Leadership, Western Governers University, 2017

April Hamlin
Dean of Student Success, Student Affairs; B.A., Psychology, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA, 1998; M.S., Education, Eastern Oregon University, LaGrande, OR, 2006; Massage Therapy, 2002;

Sherrie Hamner
Maintanance/Custodian, Facilities Management Planning and Construction

Heidi Lee Harless
Faculty and Department Chair, Visual Arts and Design; B.A., Humanities, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, 1995; A.A., Visual Communications, Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA, 1998; M.A., Teaching, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, magna cum laude

Brett Harrington
Transition Specialist, TRiO-ROC (Rogue Opportunity Center); B.A., Creative Writing and English Literature, University of Houston, Houston, TX, Howard Moss Poetry Prize, 2007; M.F.A., Creative Writing-Poetry, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, 2011; TESOL, 2014

Jamee Harrington
Vice President, People, Culture, & Safety; B.S., Communication, with a minor in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, cum laude, 2010; M.S., Management and Leadership, Western Governor's University, Salt Lake City, UT, 2017; Mediation & Conflict Resolution, 2010; Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), 2017; Certified Labor Relations Professional (CLRP), 2019

Gary Heigel
Faculty and Department Chair, Emergency Services; B.A., Human Resources George Fox University, Newberg, OR, 1992; M.Ed., Adult Education, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2020; Paramedicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, 1984; Paramedic, 1984; Critical Care Transport Provider, 2006; Certified Flight Paramedic, 2009

Eric Hennings
Faculty, Automotive Technology; A.A.S., Automotive Technology, Universal Technical Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 1992; ASE Master Technician; ASE Advanced Engine Performance Specialist; Toyota Master Diagnostic Technician

Jeanine Henriques, Ph.D.
Dean of Curriculum and Academic Support, Academic Affairs; Ph.D., Public Safety specializing in Criminal Justice, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, 2010; M.A., Business/Organizational Leadership, Vanguard University of Southern California, Costa Mesa, CA, 2005

Diane Hoover
Director, Workforce Trainiing and Continuing Education; B.A., Healthcare Administration, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 1983; M.A., Public Administration, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, 1991; Ph.D., Human Services, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, 2008; LFACHE - Lifetime Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives; American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor, 2021

Virginia (Peggy) Hull
Faculty, Social Science and Human Services; M.Ed., English, Southern Oregon University, Ashland OR, summa cum laude, 1997; M.S.W., Social Work, Portland State University, Portland, OR, 2006

Andrew Huston
Instructional Technology Administrator, Instructional Media; A.S., Computer Networking, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2004; PC Microprocessor Systems Technician, 2004

Michael Hutchison
Maintenance Custodian, Facilities Management Planning and Construction

Alan Jackson
Faculty, Computer Science; B.A., English Eduction with a minor in Theater Education, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA, 1994; M.B.A., Business Administration, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2013; CISSP, 2015; CISM, 2017

Amy Johnson
Assistant to Dean, Student Success, Academic Affairs; A.A.0.T., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2014; B.S., Business Administration, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, magna cum laude, 2021; Social/Behavioral/Educational Research

Kelly Johnson
Outcomes & Assessment Specialist, Outcomes and Assessment; B.S., Organizational Communication, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, 1995

Nikki Johnson
Director Advising & Military Services, Veterans Services; B.S., Business and Health & Physicial Education, Colorado Chrisitan University, Lakewood, CO, 1998; M.B.A., Business Adminstration, Northwest Christian University, Eugene, OR, 2016

Wendy Jones
Risk Management Coordinator, Risk Management

Jessica Jones
Financial Aid Specialist, Financial Aid; A.A.O.T., Oregon Tech, Klamath Falls, OR, 1996

Alice Jordan
Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs

Denise Kerr
Data Management Specialist III, Curriculum/Scheduling; A.A.S., Business Technology - Accounting Option, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2017; B.A., Speech Communication, Portland State University, Portland, OR, 1990

Nicole Kieffer
Math Marvels Administrative Assistant III and Alpha Zeta Pi Advisor, Student Life; B.S., Sociology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2008; M.A., School Counseling, Northwest Christian University, Eugene, OR, 2012

Nichol Koenig
Advising Case Manager, Student Affairs; A.A.S., Business, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Phi Theta Kappa, 2009

Jennifer Konarske
Faculty Coordinator Medical Assistant Program, Allied Health Occupations; B.S., Health and Physical Education, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, summa cum laude, 2019; Certified Medical Assistant, 2015 - current

Kristi Kowalski
Lead Instructor/Co-Coordinator, Adult Basic Skills (ABS); A.A.O.T., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 1997; B.A., International Studies, George Fox University, Newberg, OR, cum laude, 1999; M.A.T., Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2007

Sonya Lagorio
Accounting Specialist II, Accounts Receivable, Business Office

Veronica Lambert
Program Support Specialist IV, Small Business Development Center (SBDC); A.A.0.T., Psychology, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2014; B.S., Psychology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2016

Frank Lauterio
Facilities Maintenance/IPM Coordinator, Facilities Management Planning and Construction; A.A.0.T., Biological Sciences, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2019; Landscape Technician 2016

Juliet Long
Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs/CAO; B.S., Computer Science/CIS, Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, OR, magna cum laude, 1994; M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Concordia University, Portland, OR, 2019; M.A., Education, University of Phoenix, Tempe, AZ, 2001; Graduate Certificate in Community College Leadership, Higher Education Leadership, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2020

Nicole Longoria
Student Employment Services Program Coordinator, Student Employment Services; B.S., Social Science, Western Oregon University, Monmouth OR, 2015

Nichole Lott
Science Lab Coordinator, Science; B.S., Biology University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1999

Cara Lumpkin
Assistant to the Vice President, People, Culture, & Safety; A.A., Business Administration, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR; B.A., Business Administration, Washington State University

Paula Lupini Brooks
Deans Assistant, Academic Affairs; A.G.S., Communications, Olympic Community College, Bremerton, WA, Phi Theta Kappa and National Dean's List, 2007; Business Assistant, Rogue Community College, 2013

Marie Maguire-Cook
Department Chair, Testing Administrator, Academic Affairs; Ed.M., Education, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, magna cum laude, 2002; B.A., Business Management, Northwest Christian University, Eugene, OR, cum laude, 2000; A.A.S., Electronic Office Technology, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 1996; Business Assistant, 1994; Legal Office Assistant, 1994

Tiffany Malsberger
Transition Specialist, Admissions and Recruitment; A.A.0.T., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Phi Theta Kappa, 2012; B.A., Human Services, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2016

Anna Manley
Support Specialist, Development and Resources, RCC Foundation; B.A., Business Administration, Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, CA, 1990; M.A., Educational Leadership, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1996

Ryan Maple
Faculty, World Language Department Coordinator, Humanities; B.A., English and Spanish, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, cum laude, 1997; M.A., Spanish, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2000

Lorri Jo McIntosh
Practical Nursing Faculty, Practical Nursing; M.S., Nursing, University of Pheonix, Phoenix, Arizona; A.S.N., Nursing, Central Oregon Community College, Bend, OR

Dave McKeen
Faculty and Department Chair, Electronics; A.A.S., Electronics Technology, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Outstanding Student Award, 1995; A.S., Management, Northwest Christian College, Eugene, OR, summa cum laude, 1999; M.A., Adult Education, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, summa cum laude, 2003; International Society Of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET) Certification, 1996

Rene, McKenzie
Director of Student Engagement, Student Affairs; B.A., Business Management, Northwest Christian College, Eugene, OR, magna cum laude, 2002; M.Ed., Adult Education, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, magna cum laude, 2008; Ph.D., Philosophy and Community College Leadership, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; Computer Analyst Certificate, 1992

Rosalyn Mendoza
Registration Management Specialist, Enrollment Services; B.A., Spanish, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2013

Bridey Mendoza-Moore
Department Chair Early Childhood and Elementary Education; M.S., Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2001

Mary Middleton
Department Coordinator, Mathematics; B.S., Mathematics, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO, cum laude, 2001; M.S., Mathematics, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO, 2003

Ryanne Mitchell
Graphics Specialist, Marketing; B.F.A., Graphic Design/Illustration, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1996

Carmen Mons
Dental Assistant Coordinator, Allied Health Occupations; B.S., Dental Hygiene, Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, OR, magna cum laude; M.S., Higher Education with a Specialization in Integrative Studies, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, President's List; Certified Dental Assistant through the Dental Assisting National Board

Catherine Murphy
Facilities Office Coordinator, Facilities Management Planning and Construction

Deborah Murphy
Faculty, Early Childhood & Elementary Education; B.S., Elementary Education and English, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY, 1975; M.Ed., Elementary Education, Specialization in Early Childhood Education, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY, 1977

Kevin Murphy
Faculty, Mathematics; B.S., Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR, summa cum laude; Ph.D., Theoretical Chemistry, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Fiona Nevin
Transition Specialist, Admissions and Recruitment; B.A., Communication Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, magna cum laude, 2018; M.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, Communication, History of Technology, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR, magna cum laude, 2020

Katie Nollenberger
Lead Instructor, Adult Basic Skills (ABS); B.A., French, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR; M.A., TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

Joshua Ogle
Chief Information Officer; B.S., Business Information Systems, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 2008; M.B.A., Organizational Behavior, Marylhurst University, West Linn, 2012

Tracie Olsen
Program Support Specialist IV, Academic Success; A.A.0.T., Humanities, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, magna cum laude, 2008

Rachel Ostroskie
Transition Specialist, Admissions and Recruitment; A.G.S., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2016; B.S., Innovation and Leadership, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, summa cum laude, 2020

Manuel “Manny” Pacheco Jr.
Human Services Coordinator, Faculty Social Sciences/Human Services; B.S., Social Sciences/Human Services, Southern Oregon University 2008, Ashland, M.S., Mental Health Counseling, Southern Oregon University 2010, M.S., Master in Management, Southern Oregon University, 2021

Rose Passione
Financial Aid Advising Coordinator, Financial Aid; B.A., Music, George Fox University, Newberg, OR, summa cum laude, 2004

Ailym Pinero Requena
Latino Outreach & Recruitment Transition Specialist, Admissions and Recruitment; B.S., Medicine Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela, 1984; A.G.S., Rogue Community College, Medford Oregon, 2019; CNA 2019

Donna Plummer
Program Coordinator, STEP; A.A.S., Business Technology, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Zeta Pi, 2008; B.S., Business Management/Psychology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2013

Melissa Polen
Faculty and Department Chair, Business Technology; B.S., Business Administration, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2007; M.B.A., Marylhurst University, 2010

Julie Raefield-Gobbo
Public Information Officer/Community and Government Relations Coordinator, President's Office; B.A., Psychology, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, cum laude, 1982; M.A., Counseling Psychology, Loyola Marymount University, 1985; Experiential Psychotherapy Post-Graduate Training, 1985-1987; McGraw-Hill Supervisory Skill Training of Trainers Certificate, 1993

George Razavinematollahi
Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources; A.S., Business Administration, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CA, 2016; B.S., Business Administration, Management of Human Resources and Organizational Behavior(HROB), California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA, 2018

Iris Reagan
Faculty, Nursing (ADN); B.S.N., Science of Nursing, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, Sigma Theta Tau, 1990; M.S., Science of Nursing and Health Administration, University of Phoenix, Pheonix, AZ, Sigma Theta Tau, 2005; M.A., Health Administration, University of Phoenix, Tempe, AZ, Sigma Theta Tau, 2005

Michelle Rhodes
Assistant, Dean of Curriculum and Academic Support, Academic Affairs; A.A.S., Business Technology, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2013; Business Assistant, 2013; Small Business Management, 2013

Pete Ridgeway
Faculty and Department Chair, Automotive Technology; A.A.S., Automotive Technology, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 1992; A.S.E. Master Technician

Rusty Riis
EMS Clinical Coordinator, Emergency Services; B.S., Emergency Medical Services Administration, Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR, 2022; A.A.S., Paramedicine, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2010

Daniel Rodriguez
Maintenance Technician, Facilities Management Planning and Construction; B.S., Business and Management, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, 1992; A.S., Photography, San Bernardino Community College, San Bernardino, CA

Clyde Rounds
Groundskeeper, Facilities Management Planning and Construction; A.A.S., Computer Technology, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Phi Beta Kappa, 2015


Chiharu Sai
Faculty and Music Coordinator, Humanities; D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music; M.M., Arizona State University; B.M. Willamette University

Nicole Sakraida
Director, Admissions and Recruitment; B.A., Spanish, Seattle University, Seattle, WA, 2004; M.Ed., Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador, 2007

Terrie Sandlin
Outcomes and Assessment Coordinator, Teaching and Learning Center (TLC); M.Ed., Education and Human Resource Studies, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, summa cum laude; B.S., Criminal Justice, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, summa cum laude

Jim Shaw
Faculty/Advisor, Emergency Services; A.S., Emergency Medical Technology-Paramedic, Rogue Community College, Medford, OR, 2003; B.S., Public Safety, Emergency Management, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, summa cum laude, 2015

Jodi Simons
Interim, Executive Director, RCC Foundation; B.A., Psychology & Sociology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2000; Ed.M., Adult Education and Higher Ed Leadership, Oregon State University, Corvalis, OR, 2013

Laura Smith
Science Lab Technician II, Science; B.S., Forestry and Wildlife Management, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, 1990; M.S., Forestry - International Resource Conservation and Development, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, 1998; Professional Farrier Certification, 2003

Helaine Smith
Faculty, Science; M.S., Environmental Education, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2009; B.S., Biology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2000; B.S., Environmental Studies, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2000

David Snell
Instructional Systems Specialist, Outcomes and Assessment; B.A., Creative Writing, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR; M.Ed., Instructional Design, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR

Sally Snyder
Assistant to the VP of Student Affairs; B.A., Theater Arts, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1993

Lisa Stanton
Vice President of Operations and Finance; B.A., Accounting, University of Portland, Portland, OR, 1995; M.B.A., Business, Northwest Christian University/Bushnell, Eugene, OR, Sigma Beta Delta, 2013

Rebecca Steen
Transfer Advisor, TRiO-SSS (Student Support Services); M.Ed., Health and Wellness Education, American College of Education, summa cum laude, 2021

Lynda Surran
Accountant II, Budget Services; B.A., Journalism, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1980

Ruth Swain
Director, RCC Small Business Development Center (SBDC); B.A., Business Marketing General Studies, Eastern Washington University, magna cum laude; Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE); Certified Growth Wheel Adviser

Sean Taggart
Director of Risk Management and Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Risk Management; M.S., Security Studies, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX, 2016; B.S., Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, cum laude, 2014; Certified Protection Professional

Laurie Taylor
Administrative Assistant III, Advising; A.G.S., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2020

Julie Toledo
Faculty, Allied Health Occupations; B.A., Geography, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2000; M.A., Career and Technical Education, Concordia University, Portland, OR, 2021

Ann-Margret Trausch
Faculty, Electronics Technology; Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, Capella University, Minneapolis MN, 2008; M.A., Industrial Technology/Education, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, 1992; B.S., Industrial Technology, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, 1990; Instructional Design for Online Learning, 2005; Human Performance Improvement and Training Systems, 2006; International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians, 2007

Dennis Underwood
Programmer Technician, Internet Services; A.A.O.T., Rogue Community College, 2001

Verne Underwood
Faculty and Department Chair, Humanities; B.A., English, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, Phi Beta Kappa, 1987; M.A. English, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1989; Ph.D., English Renaissance Literature, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Darren Van Lehn
Athletic Director, Athletics; B.S., Sociology & Human Communication, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, magna cum laude, 2007; M.S., Sports Management & Athletic Administration, Southern New Hampshire University Online, summa cum laude, 2017

Suzanne VanBuren
Faculty, Nursing (ADN)

Svetlana Varner-Garske
Faculty, Mathematics; B.S., Applied Mathematics, Chernivtsi State University, Ukraine; M.S., Applied Mathematics, Chernivtsi State University, Ukraine

Cessa Vichi
Library Circulation Services Coordinator, Library Services; A.G.S., Two-Dimensional Art, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 1985

Sarah Vining
Faculty, Nursing (ADN); A.A.S., Nursing, Kirkwood Community College; B.S.N., Nursing, Grand Canyon Univeristy; MSN-Ed., Nursing Education, Grand Canyon University

Shannon Wade
Accounting Specialist III – Lead, Accounts Payable, Budget Services; A.A.S., Office Technology, Accounting, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 2000; Office Assistant Certificate, 1999

Melissa Weast
Support Services Specialist V, Nursing (ADN); A.A.S., Criminal Administrative Management, Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, OR, 1985

Randy Weber, Ed.D.
RCC President, President's Office; A.S., Health, Physical Education, Barton County Community College, Great Bend, KS, 1998; B.S., Sport Management, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2000; M.S.E., Sport Administration, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2003; Ed. D., Educational Leadership, Baker University, Baldwin, KS, 2009

Catherine Whitsel
Administrative Assistant, Enrollment Services

Barbara Wicks
Student Records Specialist, Enrollment Services; A.A.0.T., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 1995; B.S., Environmental Studies, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1998

Marita Wilder
Data Management Specialist II - Curriculum and Scheduling; B.A., California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA, 2013

Ted Willhite
Faculty, Business Technology; B.S., Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, graduated with honors, 1974; M.B.A., Finance, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, graduated with honors, 1984

Richard Charles Williams
Faculty, Humanities; B.A., Political Science, International Relations Emphasis, CSU Northridge, Northridge, CA, 1989; M.A., English, American Literature and Composition, Humboldt State, Arcata, CA, 1998; M.A., Religious Studies, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, Wales, UK, 2012

Sarah Wofford
Accounting Specialist II, Accounts Receivable, Budget Services; A.G.S., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, PTK, 2011; B.A., Marketing Management, Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT, 2020; Bursar, 2019

Angelica Woods-Reuter
Administrative Assistant II/Call Center, Marketing; A.A.0.T., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Alpha Zeta Pi, 2009; A.G.S., Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, Alpha Zeta Pi, 2008

Christina M. Wooten
Faculty, Business Technology

Bernyne Wright
Financial Aid Advisor, Financial Aid; A.A.S., Business - Accounting, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR, 1999

Colletta Young
Director, TRIO/SSS University Transfer; B.S., Home Economics Education, Abilene Christian University, bilene, TX, 1978; M.Ed., Counseling Psychology, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX, 1988; Ph.D., Educational Leadership, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, 2003