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Faculty and Administrative Staff


A
NameTitleDegree
Grace Anderson Institutional Research & Data Analyst Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara
M.A., University of California Santa Barbara
B.A., University of California Santa Barbara

B
NameTitleDegree
Julie Barnwell Dental Hygiene B.S., Oregon Health Sciences University
Leonard Bates Respiratory Care M.Ed., Montana State University – Northern
B.A., State University of New York, Albany
A.S., San Antonio College
Sandra Bauman Director, Academic Success Center M.S., Montana State University Billings
B.A., Montana State University
Brad Bechard Physical Therapy Assistant Program Director D.P.T., University of Montana
M.S., University of Mary
B.S., Montana State University
Richard Blevins Medical Director, Respiratory Care M.D., University of Colorado
B.S., Montana State University
David Bonilla Chief Technology Officer B.S., University of Montana
Mary Kay Bonilla Chief Student Affairs & Human Resources Officer B.S., University of Montana
Kirsten Bryson Assistant Librarian Librarian, M.L.S.
Texas Woman’s University,

C
NameTitleDegree
Brenda Canine Instructional Designer Ph.D., Washington State University
B.S., University of Idaho
Lewis Card Executive Director Development, Communications & Marketing B.S., University of Montana
Dan Casmier Chemistry Ph.D., University of Washington
B.S., Pacific Lutheran University
Brian Cayko Respiratory Care M.B.A., University of Mary
B.S., Montana State University
A.A.S, Great Falls College Montana State University
Pamela Christianson Medical Assistant Program Director M.S., National American University & Montana State University
B.S., St. Cloud State University
A.S., Cambridge Community College
Monte Cobb Welding B.A., Montana State University
Certified Welder,
Carli Cockrell Instructional Designer B.S., Montana State University- Northern
Susan Cooper Health Sciences M.S., University of Arizona
B.A., University of Missouri – St. Louis

D
NameTitleDegree
Kerry Dolan Accounting M.P.Ac., Montana State University
B.S., Montana State University
Kimberly Dunlap Dental Hygiene B.S., Montana State University
A.A.S., Great Falls College MSU
Jessica Dykstra Academic Advisor B.S., Montana State University- Northern

E
NameTitleDegree
Jillian Ehnot Controller B.S., Montana State University

F
NameTitleDegree
Alyssa Finch Mathematics M.A., Central Michigan University
B.S., Ferris State University
Leanne Frost General Studies M.Ed., Montana State University Billings
B.A., Brigham Young University

G
NameTitleDegree
Daisy Gibson Surgical Technology A.A.S., Great Falls College Montana Status University
Erin Granger Marketing Specialist B.A., University of Montana

H
NameTitleDegree
Leah Habel Financial Aid Director B.A., Carroll College
Michael Hansell PTA Faculty & Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education A.A.S., Williston State College
Karry Hardman Industrial / Renewable Energy Technician A.A.S., Great Falls College MSU
Deanna Hastings Nursing M.B.A., Grand Canyon University
B.S.N., Montana State University
Joel Henderson Emergency Medical Services B.A.S., Emphasis on EMS
A.A.S., Great Falls College Montana State University

K
NameTitleDegree
Jill Keil Mathematics M.A.T., University of Montana
B.S., University of Great Falls

L
NameTitleDegree
Amy LePage, M.D. Medical Director, Emergency Services M.D., University of Washington
B.A., Carroll College
Quincie Lords Biology Department Chair B.S., Montana State University – Northern
Frankie Lyons Health Sciences Division Director Ed.D., North Carolina State University
M.H.A., University of North Carolina-Charlotte
B.S., University of Carolina-Chapel Hill

M
NameTitleDegree
Cherie McKeever Biology D.V.M., University of Illinois
B.S., University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
Christopher Mee Microcomputer Support & Networking B.S., Liberty University
Katherine Meier Director of Disability and Learning Services M.Ed., University of Great Falls
B.A., University of Great Falls
Shelby Meyers Academic Adivsor B.S., Montana State University
Russell Motschenbacher Nursing Program Director M.S.N., Montana State University
B.S.N., University of Wyoming
A.S.N., Miles Community College

N
NameTitleDegree
Elfriede Neber Behavioral Sciences M.S., California State University, Fullerton
B.A., City College of the City University of New York

O
NameTitleDegree
Thomas Oakberg Mathematics M.S., Montana State University
B.S., Montana State University
Eleazar Ortega HealthCARE Transformation Specialist M.S., California State University Fresno
B.S., University of Southern California

P
NameTitleDegree
Heather Palermo Director of Lifelong Learning M.S., Montana State University Billings
B.A., San Diego State University
Jana Parsons English M.A., Arizona State University
B.A., Western Washington University
A.A., Yakima Valley Community College
Heidi Pasek Associate Dean of Instruction, Assessment and General Education Ed.D., Montana State University
M.P.C., University of Great Falls
B.S., Utah State University
Roger Peffer Biology M.S., Eastern Washington University
B.S. & B.A., Evergreen State College
A.A., Green River Community College
Carmen Perry Dental Assisting M.Ed., Montana State University
B.S., University of Great Falls
A.A., University of Great Falls
Kathryn Peterson Health Information Technology M.A., The College of Scholastica
B.S., Eastern Montana College
A.A.S., Great Falls College Montana State University
Brandy Piper Dental Hygiene Program Director M.A., Ashford University
B.S., Texas Woman's University
A.A., Merced College
Mark Plante Mathematics M.S., Montana State University
B.A., University of Minnesota
A.A., Lakewood Community College
Burton Prichard Industrial / Renewable Energy Technician A.A.S. , Great Falls College MSU
A.A.S, Community College of the Air Force
Jeri Pullum Grant Writer M.S., Nova Southeastern University
B.A., University of Montana

R
NameTitleDegree
Carmen Roberts Finance and Operations Manager B.A., University of Montana
B.A., University of Montana
Steven Robinett Network and Microcomputer Support Director M.Ed., Frostburg State
B.A., James Madison University
Leigh Ann Ruggiero English M.F.A., University of Maryland
B.A., Wheaton College

S
NameTitleDegree
Michael Shell Academic Advisor Ph.D., Northwestern Theological Seminary
Th.M., Northwestern Theological Seminary
B.S., University of Great Falls
Kristine Sher Health Information Technology M.S., Capella University
B.S., James Madison University
A.A.S., Northern Virginia Community College
Joseph Simonsen Director of Admissions & New Student Programs M.F.A., University of Montana
B.A., Concordia College
Joel Sims Trades Division Director / Welding Program Director A.A.S., Sheridan College
A.A., Sheridan College
Certified Welder,
Gary Smart Director of Facilities Services
Cynthia Stevens Fine Arts or Humanities Master of Music, University of Tennessee
Bachelor of Music, Maryville College
B.A., Maryville College
Darryl Stevens CFO/Associate Dean of Administration & Finance Ph.D., University of Houston
M.A., University of Houston – Clear Lake
B.A., Texas A&M University
Greg Stivers Academic Transfer Advisor B.A., Grand View College
Troy Stoddard Director of Advising and Career Center M.S., Utah State University
B.S., Brigham Young University
Kaylene Strutz Nursing B.S.N., Montana State University

T
NameTitleDegree
Richard Torres Biology Ph.D., Idaho State University
M.S., California State University Long Beach
B.S., Brigham Young University

V
NameTitleDegree
Lawrence Vaccaro, Jr. Communication M.Ed., Montana State University – Northern
M.A., University of Northern Colorado
M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology, B.A.A.S., Southwest Texas State University

W
NameTitleDegree
Dena Wagner-Fossen Registrar B.A., Wittenberg University
B.S., University of Montana-Western
Michael Walker Mathematics M.S., Montana State University
B.S., Montana State University
B.S., Montana State University
Lindsay Wiard Mathematics B.S., Montana State University - Northern
Laura Wight Director of eLearning & Library Services M.Ed., South Dakota State University
M.S.L.S., Clarion University
B.A., Norwich University
Robin Williams Dental Assisting M.S., Montana State University
B.S., Montana State University
Susan Wolff CEO/Dean Ed.D., Oregon State University
M.Ed., Oregon State University
B.S., Montana State University
Mandy Wright English M.Ed., Montana State University
M.A., Montana State University
B.A., Carroll College
Stephen Wurz Nursing B.S.N., Montana State University

Z
NameTitleDegree
Douglas Zander Welding C.A.S., Great Falls College Montana State University
A.A., Bismark State College
Certified Welder,