Jul 20, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Faculty and Administration

Rebecca Allen, Nursing, B.S.N., Kwantlen Polytechnic University; M.N., University of Washington

Cathy “Kit” Alston, Interim Vice President of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, B.A., Queen College (CUNY); M.A., University of Phoenix

Third Andresen, American Minority & Ethnic Studies, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Philip Andrist, Technology, B.S., M.S., University of Washington

Heidi Aranda, English for Speakers of Other Languages, B.A., Western Washington University; M.Ed., Seattle University

Josh Archer, Information Technology, B.S, M.S., University of Washington

Vivek Bahl, English, B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas

Jashon Banks Sr., Criminal Justice, B.S., Saint Joseph’s College; M.A.S., Colorado Technical University; Ph.D., Walden University

Richard “Ty” Barnes, Philosophy, B.A., Southeast Missouri State University; M.A., University of Kansas

Marc Barrington, English, B.A., University of California, San Diego; M.A., University of New Mexico

Adrienne Battle, Physics, B.A., California Polytechnic State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington

Emily Beals, English, B.A., M.A., California State University

Robert Bean, Carpentry, A.A.S., Green River College

Shirley Bean, Vice President of Business Administration, A.A., South Puget Sound Technical College; B.A., The Evergreen State College; M.A., Chapman University

Allison Beckwith, Mathematics, B.S., Saint Mary’s College of California; M.S., University of Washington

Steven Black, Mathematics, A.A., College of the Sequoias; B.S., University of California-Davis; M.S., Oregon State University

Garth Blackburn, Nursing, B.S.N., San Francisco State University; M.S.N., Western Governor’s University

Mark Blaisdell, Economics, A.A., Green River Community College; B.A., University of Washington; M.B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, CFP

Kyle Boroughs, Carpentry, A.A.S., Green River College

Monica Bowen, Art History, B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University

Robin Bowles, Drama, A.O.S., American Academy of Dramatic Arts; B.F.A., College of Santa Fe; M.F.A., University of Portland

Jessie Brugger, Art, B.F.A., Concordia University; M.F.A., New York Academy of Art

Mark Brunke, Executive Director of Human Resources, A.A., Seattle Central Community College; B.A., University of Washington; M.S., Argosy University

Miebeth Bustillo-Booth, Dean of Transfer Education, Math and Science, B.A. University of Washington; M.Ed., University of Washington; M.A.E., Pacific Lutheran University; M.B.A, University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Washington

Lionel Candido-Flores, Interim Dean of College and Career Pathways, Health Sciences, Education, & Wellness, B.A., University of Washington; M.Ed., Western Washington University

Catherine Cantrell, B.A., University of Oregon; M.Ed., Seattle University

Francis Cantwell, Aviation, B.S., United States Air Force Academy; M.P.A., Texas Christian University; M.Ed., Marymount University

Alan Carter, Information Technology, A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force; A.A., B.A., Saint Leo University; B.S., Troy State University; M.S., Capella University

Brazell Carter II, History, B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., The George Washington University

Patricia Carter, Accounting, B.S., M.B.A., City University; CPA

Laurie Centauri, Chemistry, B.S., M.S., University of Utah

Tara Champion, Photography, A.A., Edmonds Community College; B.A., Seattle University; B.S., Seattle university; M.Sc., University of Nottingham

Tsai-En Cheng, Dean of Branch Locations, Academic and Program Development, A.A., Accounting and Statistics, Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan; B.A., Communication Arts, Chao Yang University of Technology, Taiwan; M.A., Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Seattle University

Siobhan Cheatham, Counseling, A.A., Sierra College; B.A., Sacramento State University; M.A., American Public University

Amanda Chin, Humanities, M.A., Second Language Studies, University of Hawai’i at Manoa; M.L.I.S., University of Washington

Bradley Chinn, Manufacturing Technology

Andee Church, Early Childhood Education, A.A.S., Highline College; B.A., Central Washington University; M.S., St. Catherine’s University 

George Comollo, Aviation, A.S., Broward Community College; Professional Pilot, Houston Community College; Aircraft Dispatcher, Sheffield School of Aeronautics

Genevieve Corrin, IBEST, B.A., The Evergreen State College; M.A., SIT Graduate Institute

Jason Counihan, Mathematics, B.S., California Lutheran University; M.S., University of Washington; Cert., Wheaton College

Charlie Crawford, Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness, B.A., M.S., University of Washington; Ph.D. Oregon State University

Joy Crawford, Psychology, B.A., Whitworth College; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Washington

dani crivello-chang, Dean of Campus Life, A.A., Green River Community College; B.A., Western Washington University; Scandinavian Politics & Culture Cert., Mittuniversitetet; M.Ed., University of Washington

Matthew Cullen, Counseling, B.S.W, Northern Michigan University; M.S.W., University of Illinois at Chicago; M.Ed., Loyola University Chicago

Katherine Cunnion, Counseling/Librarian, B.A., Oregon State University; M.A. University of California, Los Angeles

Michelle Danberg-Marshman, Social Science, B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.A., Western Washington University; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Shaunie Decker, College and Career Pathways, B.A., University of Washington; M.Ed., University of Phoenix

Philip Denman, Senior Director of College Relations, B.A., University of Washington; M.P.A., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Daniel deWollf, Business, B.A., Pomona College; M.S., University of Washington

Sarah Dillon Gilmartin, Art, B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.F.A., Boston University

Anne Dolan, History, B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.Ed., Seattle University

Anna Drury, Nursing, A.D.N., Tacoma Community College; B.A., Washington State University; B.S.N., M.S.N., Western Governor’s University

Neil Duldulao, Chemistry, B.A., B.S., University of California Berkeley; Ph.D., Yale University

Yoav Duman, Political Science, B.A., Ben Gurion University; M.A., Tel Aviv University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Catherine Duva, English for Speakers of Other Languages, B.A., Wayne State University; M.A., Eastern Michigan University

Jennifer Dysart, Dean of Library, Media Services, and Curriculum, B.S., M.L.I.S., Brigham Young University

Sarah Edwards, Math, A.A., North Idaho College; B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Clemson University

Kelly Eisenhour, Music, B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.M., University of Utah

Rolita Ezeonu, Vice President of Instruction, B.A., M.A., Washington State University; Ed.D., Seattle University

Nicole Feider, Chemistry, B.S., Western Washington University; M.S., University of California, Riverside

Daniel Fergueson, Senior Director of Student Life and Wellness, B.A., Albion College; M.Ed., Western Washington University

Erin Fernandez Mommer, Spanish, B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Rebeka Ferreira, Philosophy, B.A., M.A., San Francisco State University

Lori Fishburn, Business, B.S., M.Ed. Central Washington University

Jamie Fitzgerald, Dean of Instruction for English and Humanities, B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., University of Oregon

Jeanette Fohn, Business, B.A., Washington State University

George Frasier, Vice President of College Advancement, B.S., Washington State University; M.B.A., Western Governors University

Jacob Frye, Reading, A.A., Muskegon Community College; B.A., Western Michigan University; M.A., Western Washington University

Tsega Gaim, Political Science, B.A., M.A., Gonzaga University

Jitendra Gangaram, Math/Physics, B.A., M.S., University of the South Pacific; M.B.A, Keller Graduate School of Management; Ph.D., North Central University

Raminderpal Gill, Engineering, B. Tech, GND University; M.S. EE, University of Wisconsin; M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management; UCLA AIM Certification Diploma

Christie Gilliland, Dean of Fine Arts and Social Science Divisions, Dean of College Transfer Education, B.A., Trinity University; M.S., Oregon State University

Edrick Goad, Information Technology, A.A., Clover Park Technical College; B.A., Northwest University; M.S., Western Governors University

Vance Graham, Information Technology, B.A., Seattle Pacific University; MCSA, MCSE, CTT +, MCT

Kendrick Hang, Information Technology, B.S., University of Virginia; M.S.E., University of Maryland University College

Nicole Harris, Accounting, B.A., M.P.A., University of Washington

Jeanine Hatfield, Nursing, B.S., University of Texas at Arlington; B.S.N., Texas Women’s University; M.S.N.Ed., Grand Canyon University

Bethany Hawes, Director of Student Financial Aid, B.A., Central Washington University; M.A., Central Washington University; A.A.A., Green River College

Tad Henry, Aviation, B.A.S., M.A.S, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Kirsten Higgins, English, B.A., Central Washington University; M.A., University of Minnesota

Jennifer “Jaeney” Hoene, English, B.A., Albertson College of Idaho; M.A., University of Idaho

Stephanie Hoffman, Biology, B.S., Seattle Pacific University; M.S., Auburn University; Ph.D., Auburn University

Jen Yong Ho, English, M.A., San Diego State University

Kathryn Hoppe, Geology and Oceanography, B.A., Washington University in St. Louis; M.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., Princeton University

Tina Horner, Nursing, A.A., Green River College; A.A.S., Renton Technical College; A.D.N., Tacoma Community College; B.S.N., M.N., University of Washington

Erica Ihrig, Chemistry, A.A., Guam Community College; B.S., Mississippi College; Ph.D., University of Washington

Thomas Jackson, Physical Education and Wellness, A.A., Green River Community College; B.S., Seattle Pacific University; M.S., University of Montana

Seunghye Jang, Computer Science and Engineering, B.S., M.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Suzanne Johnson, President, B.A., Ithaca College; M.A., Ph.D., Stony Brook University

Sara Keene, Sociology, A.A., Columbia College; B.A., University of California; M.Sc., School of Oriental and African Studies; M.Sc., Ph.D., Cornell University

Joshua Kessler, Japanese, B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., San Francisco State University

Leslie Kessler, Early Childhood Education, B.S., Montana State University; M.Ed., City University; M.A., Argosy University

Pamela Kikillus, Physical Therapy, B.A., Olivet Nazarene University; M.S., DHSc, University of Indianapolis

Devon Klein, Counseling, LMHC, B.A., Smith College; M.A., Assumption College

Sam Krahn, Music, B.A., Boston University College of Fine Arts; M.A., Roosevelt University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Nancy Kremer, Senior Director of International Services & Operations, B.A., Western Washington University; Japanese Language Cert., Asia University, Japan

David Larsen, Dean of Enrollment and Completion, A.A., Green River Community College; B.S., City University; M.Ed., University of Washington

KaraLynn LaValley, Nursing, A.A.S.-RN, Tacoma Community College; B.S.N., M.N., Ph.D., University of Washington

Katherine Lawson, Sociology, B.A., California Polytechnic University, Pomona; M.A., California State University, Fullerton

Samuel Le, Economics, B.A., University of California Irvine; M.A., California State University Long Beach

Aaron Leavitt, English for Speakers of Other Languages, B.A., Western Washington University; M.Ed., Seattle University

Luther Lessor, Math, A.A., Pierce College; B.A., Northwest University; M.S., Texas A&M University

David Lewis, Auto Technology, A.A.S., Green River College; A.S.E. Master Technician

Elizabeth Longo, Intensive English as a Second Language, B.A., University of Durham, England; M.A., University of Birmingham, England

Walter Lowe, English, B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Buffalo State College; M.R.E., Unification Seminary

Lisa Luengo, French, B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., University of Denver; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Xiaoqian “Lily” Ma, Engineering, B.S., Shenyang University of Technology; M.S., Ph.D., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Marjorie MacKenzie, Reference and Instruction Librarian, B.A., M. Libn., University of Washington

Michael Macon, Mathematics, B.A., Drew University; M.A., San Francisco State University

Krishnan Mahadevan, Information Technology, B.E.E.E., Anna University, Chennai, India; M.S.E.E., Wayne State University

Jerald Marshall, Psychology, B.S., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of Texas

Tracey Masingale, English for Speakers of Other Languages, B.A., California State University Stanislaus; M.A., California State University Hayward; ESOL Teaching Certificate, School of TESOL

Timothy McDaniel, Intensive English as a Second Language, B.A., M.A., University of Washington

Sean Mckeague, Business, B.S., United States Military Academy; M.B.A., Seattle University

Elizabeth McKinney, Counseling, B.A., Stanford University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

Paul A. Metivier, Ceramics, A.A., Orange Coast Community College; B.F.A., California State University Long Beach; M.F.A., University of Washington

Lara Michaels, Mathematics, B.S., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Texas

Patrick Milian, English, B.A., University of Colorado Denver; M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Joshua Misenar, Natural Resources

Rochelle Mitchell, Mathematics, B.A., St. Martin’s College; M.S., Western Washington University

Kathryn Moninger, Nursing, A.A., Highline Community College

Julie Moore, English, B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., Cert., Western Washington University

Michael Moreno, English, B.A., St. Mary’s College of California; M.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California Riverside

Ruth Mueller, Music, B.A., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; M.A., University of Nevada, Reno; Ph.D., The University of Sheffield

Patrick Mumpower, Intensive English as a Second Language, B.A., Maryville College; M.A., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Daniel Najera, Biology, B.S., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Ajay Narayanan, Physics, B.S., M.Sc., University of Bombay; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Carel Neffenger, Communication Studies, B.S., Northwestern University; M.A., University of Southern California; M.A., Seattle University

Anna Neil, Physical Therapy, A.A.S., B.S., Pacific Lutheran University

David Nelson, Mathematics, B.S., Washington State University; M.S., Western Washington University

David Norberg, History, B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Western Washington University

Johnathan Nuttall, Anatomy & Physiology, B.S., Saint Bonaventure University; Ph.D., University of California Davis

Gary Oliveira, Art, B.F.A., University of Dayton; M.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art

Robert Olson, Director of Facilities and Capital Projects, Cert. HVAC, California State University; Cert. Facility Management, University of Washington; FMP, International Facility Management Association

Benjamin Orr, Welding, Cert., Green River College

Tina Ostrander, Information Technology, B.S., University of Washington; M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; M.S., Regis University

Shelley Pahlow, Mathematics, B.A., Seattle Pacific University; M.Ed., University of Washington

Elnaz Parviz, Communication Studies, B.A., Science and Research University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Monica Paulson Priebe, Technology, B.A., Gustavius Adolphus College; M.S., M.P.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

Nelson Phouphakone, Mathematics, A.A., South Seattle Community College; B.S., University of Washington; M.S., Washington State University

Justin Pitt, Welding, Green River College

Carolina Pittser, English, B.A., Universidad Austral de Chile; B.A., M.A., Central Washington University

Melissa Porras-Monroe, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director, B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., Concordia University Chicago

Richard Potsubay, English, B.A., University of Iowa; M.Ed., Western Washington University

Megan Reiser, Humanities, B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Washington State University; Cert., University of Washington

Jennifer Rohan, Librarian, B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.L.I.S., University of Washington

Derek Ronnfeldt, Director of Campus Safety and Transportation, B.S., Illinois State University

Mary Saldin, IBEST, B.A., Whitworth University; M.Ed., Seattle University

Amanda Schaefer, English, B.A., University of California-Irvine; M.A., University of Notre Dame

Timothy Scharks, Geography, B.S., University of Alaska, Fairbanks; M.S., Western Washington University

Scott Schreiber, Welding, Journeyman Welder; W.A.B.O. Certified

Tyler Schrock, Information Technology, B.A., Malone University; M.B.A., Waynesburg University

William Sciacca, Mechatronics, A.A.S., A.A.S., Green River College; A.A.S., Sonoran Desert Institute

William Scott, Communication Studies, B.A., M.A., California State University, Los Angeles

Joanna Segal, Librarian, B.A., M.A., M.L.I.S., University of Washington

Shannon Sharpe, Business, A.A., Highline Community College; B.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; Cert., Renton Technical College

Katherine Shaw, Geology, B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.S., University of Washington

Heidi Sheneberger, College and Career Pathways, B.A., Central Washington University; Cert., University of Washington; Cert., School of Teaching ESL; M.A., Seattle University

Ian Sherman, English, B.A., Oberlin College; M.F.A., University of Washington

Lea Ann Simpson, Business Education, B.S., M.S., University of Idaho

Marcie Sims, English, B.A., California State Polytechnic University; M.A., San Diego State University

Clinton Sizemore, Information Technology, A.A.S, B.A.S., Green River College; M.C.L., University of Washington - Tacoma

Anthony Smith, Physics, A.A., Yakima Valley College; B.S., Central Washington University; M.S., Ph.D., Washington State University

Lindsey Smith, Political Science, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama

Samantha Smith, Mathematics, A.A., Skagit Valley College; B.S., M.S., Western Washington University; Ph.D., Cert, Oregon State University

Chitra Solomonson, Physics, B.S., University of Madras, India; M.S., Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Janee Sommerfeld, Senior Director of Financial Services, B.B.A., Washington State University; M.B.A., City University

Dan Sorensen, Automotive Technology, A.S., Rogue Community College; A.S.E. Master Technician

Renate Sorg, Intensive English as a Second Language, B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.A., American University

Leslie Soule, English for Speakers of Other Languages

Wendy Stewart, Vice President of International Programs and Extended Learning, B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., Monash University, Australia; Ed.D., Northeastern University

Rachel Stuart, Communication Studies, B.A., M.A., California State University Chico; A.B.D., Washington State University

Brian Stubbs, Physics, B.S., Pacific Lutheran University; M.S., University of Oregon

Leo Studach, Biology, B.S., Marquette University; Ph.D., Purdue University

Mary Jane Swenson, Criminal Justice, B.A., M.A., University of Washington; J.D., Seattle University

Su Hoon Tan, Senior Director of Auxiliary Services, B.S, M.S., St. Cloud State University

Mark Thomason, History, B.A., University of Washington; M.A., New Mexico State University

Peter Turylo, Information Technology, B.A., B.A.Sc., M.B.A., University of Toronto

Susan Uland, Computer Engineering, B.S., University of Virginia; M.Ed., University of St. Thomas; M.S., Texas A&M University

Jeremy Upsal, Math, B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Julissa Valenciano, Math, A.S., Columbia Basin College; B.S., Washington State University; M.S., Oregon State University

Jamie Vandette, Anatomy and Physiology/Biology, B.S., Central Washington University; M.S., Ohio State University

Roland Vieira, Anatomy and Physiology, B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., California State University, Hayward

Terry Waagan, Drafting, A.A.S., Bates Technical College

Leonard Wainstein, College and Career Pathways, B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., TESOL, University of Washington

Michelle Wallace, Mathematics, A.A., Mira Costa Community College; B.A.S., University of California San Diego; M.A.S., Washington State University

Amanda Walsh, English for Speakers of Other Languages, B.A., M.A., TEFL Cert., Gonzaga University

Anthony Warnke, English, B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Western Washington University

Sidney Weldele-Wallace, Dean of Career and Technical Education, Business & Law and Trades Divisions, A.A.A., Professional Entertainment; A.A.A., Green River Community College; B.A.S., South Seattle College; Certificate of Proficiency In Court Reporting, CRI CPE

Ariel Wetzel, English, B.A., M.A., Western Washington University; Ph.D., University of Washington

Jennifer Wheeler, Registrar/Director of Office of the Registrar, A.A., A.A.A, Green River Community College; Cert., B.S., M.S., Western Governors University

Ariadne Wilber, English, B.A., M.S., Eastern Washington University

Michelle Williams, Criminal Justice, CA POST Certified, San Diego Regional Law Enforcement Agency (SDRLEA); B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., National University

Michael Wood, Engineering, B.S., Colorado State University; M.S., University of Colorado-Denver

Jean-Paul Yafali, Business, A.A., Philosophat Edit Stein & Saint Augustin; B.A., M.A., M.S., Universite Catholique du Congo; M.B.A., Seattle University; D.B.A., Saint Mary’s College of California