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2024-2025 Catalog

Administration, Faculty & Emeriti



Navajo County Community College District Governing Board

NPC District Governing Board

Pictured left to right are: (standing) Kristine Laughter, Derrick Leslie, Everett Robinson (Chair); (seated) Rosabel “Rosie” Sekayumptewa, Frank Lucero (Secretary)

Kristine Laughter

District 1
Elected 2021, Chair 2022, 2023

Rosabel “Rosie” Sekayumptewa

District 2
Appointed 2023

Frank Lucero

District 3
January 2013; Chair 2017 to 2021
Secretary 2024

Everett Robinson

District 4
Appointed 2019, Secretary 2021, 2022, 2023
Chair 2024

Derrick Leslie

District 5
Elected 2018


Administration

Dr. Michael Solomonson (2000)
Interim President/Vice President for Learning and Student Services, Title IX Coordinator
A.A., Waldorf College
B.A., Northwestern College
M.A., Kansas State University
Ph.D., University of Nebraska Lincoln

Maderia Ellison (2007)
Vice President for Administrative Services, Chief Financial Officer
B.A., Fort Lewis College
M.P.A., Western International University

Michael Jacob (2022)
Associate VP Chief Information Officer 
B.S., Brigham Young University, Idaho
M.B.A., Idaho State University

Christine M. Schaefer (2023)
Associate Vice President of Human Resources
B.S., Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, NJ
SPHR
SHRM-SCP


Administrative Staff

Marletha Baloo (2004)
Director of Financial Aid
A.G.S. Northland Pioneer College

Craig Boston (2020)
Director of Small Business Development Center 
B.S., Grand Canyon University

Richard Chanick (2019)
Workforce and Economic Development Officer
B.S., United States Air Force Academy

Sarah Clark (2024)
Behavioral Health Program Coordinator
B.S., Brigham Young University

Luann Crosby (2016)
Director of Library Services
B.S., Brigham Young University
M.A., University of Arizona

Charles DiCarlo (2024)
Director of Enterprise and Data Systems
B.S., University of Maryland, UC
M.S., Northeastern University
M.B.A./Entrepreneurship, USC, Marshall School of Business

Scott Flake (2020)
Controller
BAcc., MAcc., Southern Utah University

Lance Heister (2023)
Director of Total Rewards
B.A., Virginia Tech
M.A., Northern Arizona University

Joshua Jeffery (2022)
Interim Director of Early College Programs
A.A, Clackamas Community College
B.A., Warner Pacific College
M.T.S., Vanderbilt University
M.A., University of Tennessee

Russell Kupfer (2023)
Director of Financial Services
BAcc., M.A.I.S, Arizona State University

Chad Kreuger (2023)
Director of Public Safety Education

Dr. Allison Landy (2016)
Associate Dean of Educator Preparation Programs
B.A., North Central College
M.Ed., Arizona State University
Ed.D., Northern Arizona University

Dr. Wei Ma (2020)
Dean of Instructional Innovation
M.A., Ball State University
Ph.D., Ball State University

Kathryn Matott (2020)
Director of Communications
B.S., University of Wisconsin
M.A., Eastern New Mexico University

Melody Niesen (2018)
Dean of Arts and Sciences
B.A., M.A., University of Idaho

Frank Pinnell (2004)
Director of CTE Program Development & Sustainability
A.A., Northland Pioneer College

Jeremy Raisor (2012)
Dean of Career and Technical Education
B.A., M.B.A., Utah State University

Joshua Rogers (2014)
Director of Student Services
B.S., M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Dr. Tabitha Stickel (2022)
Associate Dean, College and Career Preparation
B.S., Oregon State University
M.Ed., Teachers College, Columbia University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Debra Stuart (2023)
Director of Technical Services
A.A.S., B.S., Brigham Young University

Tonya Thacker (2023)
Title III Project Director/Native American Student Success
B.S., University of New Mexico
M.A., New Mexico State University

Nicole Ulibarri (2008)
Director of Employee Relations /Apache County Coordinator
B.S., M.B.A., Western Governor’s University

Justin White (2014)
Director of Facilities & Transportation
A.A.S., Arapahoe Community College
A.S., Arizona State University Ira. A. Fulton School of Engineering

Betsy Ann Wilson (2014)
Executive Director, NPC Friends & Family
B.S., University of Arizona

Dr. Judy Yip-Reyes (2017)
Director of Institutional Effectiveness
B.A., University of Hong Kong
M.A., Kent State University
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Ruth Zimmerman (2017)
Dean of Nursing
B.S. Arizona State University
M.S. University of Phoenix

 


Northland Pioneer College Faculty

Rachel Arroyo-Townsend (2019)
Faculty: Business; BUS/ECN Department Chair
B.S., Northern Arizona University
M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Stacy Ashcraft (2012)
Faculty: Cosmetology
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Carlos Baki (2023)
Faculty in Behavioral Health
B.A. M.A.,
Graduate Certificate Program in Psychology, Western New Mexico University

Kathleen Berlyn (2021)
Faculty: Biology
A.A., Phoenix College, Liberal Arts
B.S., Arizona State University
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Harshika Bhatt (2019)
Faculty: College and Career Preparation
ABus, Northland Pioneer College
B.S., Thomas Edison State College
M.Ed., Moreland University

Fred Boggs (2021)
Faculty: Nursing Assistant Training 
A.S., Scottsdale Community College
B.S., University of Arizona

Dr. Michael Broyles (2020)
Curriculum Coordinator
B.A., Arizona State University
M.A. Arizona State University
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Brian Burson (2006)
Faculty: Mathematics
A.A., Central Arizona College
B.A., Arizona State University
M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Cathleen Burson (2017)
Faculty: Education and College and Career Preparation
A.A., Central Arizona College
B.S., M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Don Butler (2023
Faculty in Automotive Technology
A.A., Central Arizona College

Mark Camisa (2022)
Faculty: Criminal Justice
A.A., Shasta College
B.S., California University of Chico
M.S., Central Washington University

Candy Canter (2018)
Faculty: Medical Assistant
B.S.N., Grand Canyon University

Rachel Channell (2022)
Faculty: Behavioral Health
B.S., M.S., Brigham Young University

Autom Christensen (2007)
Faculty: Cosmetology
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Ruth Creek-Rhoades (2012)
Faculty: Education and College and Career Preparation
B.A., M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Dana Copland (2022)
Faculty: Allied Health
A.S., Trocaire College
B.S., State University of New York
M.S., D’Youville College

Lindsey Cummins (2021)
Faculty: Cosmetology

Andi DeBellis (2022)
Faculty: Instructional Designer
B.S., M.A., Georgetown University

John Deaton (1979)
Faculty: Political Science
B.A., M.A., California State University Chico
Additional Studies: Northland Pioneer College
Grand Canyon University, University of Phoenix 
Northern Arizona University

Shandiin Deputee (2013)
Faculty: College and Career Preparation
A.A., Northland Pioneer College
B.A., Arizona State University

Chloe Fagotti (2005)
Faculty: Cosmetology
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Renee Freese (2019)
Faculty: Allied Health
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College
B.S.N., Grand Canyon University
M.S.N., Grand Canyon University

Brian Gardner (2007)
Faculty: Emergency Medical Technology
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Cyli Geisler (2022)
Faculty: Welding

James Gil (2020)
Faculty: Mathematics
B.N.S., Seoul National University
M.A., University at Buffalo

Magdalene Gluszek (2011)
Faculty: Art
B.A./B.F.A., State University of New York College 
M.F.A., University of Florida

Dr. Amy Grey (2014)
Faculty: History and Social Sciences
B.A., Mills College; 
M.A., Northern Arizona University 
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Daniel Groeneveld (2020)
Faculty: Computer Information Systems
A.A., Northland Pioneer College

Dr. Richard Harris (2011)
Faculty: Spanish
A.A., Mesa Community College 
B.A., M.A., Arizona State University
Ed.D., North Central University

Sam L. Harris (2014)
Faculty: Automotive Technology
A.A., Northland Pioneer College

Aaron Hatch (2022)
Faculty: Cosmetology
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Dr. Eleanore Hempsey (2013)
Faculty: Biology
B.S., University of Redlands
M.Phil., University of Cambridge
Ph.D., University of Ulster, Coleraine

Alexander Henderson (2020)
Faculty: Mathematics
B.A., M.S., University of Nevada, Reno
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Nichole Hendricks (2020)
Faculty: English Language Acquisition for Adults
A.A., Northland Pioneer College
B.A., Northern Arizona University

Anthony Hill (2015)
Faculty: College and Career Preparation
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College
B.S., Arizona State University
M.Ed., University of Phoenix

Dr. Susan Hoffman (2018)
Faculty: Biology
A.A., St. Petersburg Junior College
B.S., Avila College
Ph.D. University of South Florida

William Holly (2022)
Faculty: History
B.A. Central Washington University
M.A. Central Washington University

Randall Hoskins (2003)
Faculty: Welding
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Michelle Hunt (2007)
Faculty: Nursing
B.S.N., Grand Canyon University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Dawn Johnson (2007)
Faculty: College and Career Preparation
A.A., Northland Pioneer College
B.A., Northern Arizona University

Michael Lynn Johnson (2022)
Faculty: Sports Medicine
B.S., Northern Arizona University
D.O., University of St. Augustine

Ryan T. Jones (1998)
Faculty: English
B.A., M.A., University of Utah

Deborah Keith (2006)
Faculty: Nursing
A.S.N., Wallace State Community College - Selma
B.S.N., University of Auburn at Montgomery
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Wesley King (2014)
Faculty: Welding
B.S., Northern Arizona University

Charlene Klingel (2022)
Faculty: Business
B.B.A., University of South Africa
M.B.A., University of the People

Kurry Klingel (2018)
Faculty: Business
B.B.A., Franklin University
M.B.A., Marylhurst University
D.B.A., California Southern University

Evgeniy Kukalov (2022)
Faculty: Geology
B.S., Novosibirsk State University, Russia
Ph.D., Michigan Technological University

Shanna Kukla (2020)
Practicum Supervisor
B.S, M.S.N., Lesley University

Joyce Kuhn (2022)
Faculty: Nursing Assistant Training
B.S.N., Grand Canyon University

Glenna LaVoie (2017)
Faculty: Cosmetology

Jeffrey LeFevre (2023)
Faculty in Energy & Industrial Technician
B.S., University of Arizona

James Leslie (2021)
Faculty: Welding

Patricia Lopez (2011)
Faculty: Biology
B.S., Louisiana Technical University
M.S., University of Arizona

Maria Masci (2022)
Faculty: Spanish
M.ED., Northern Arizona University
M.A., University of Siena
M.A., University of Lynchburg
B.A., Randolph College

Elizabeth McKey (2021)
Faculty: Nurse Assistant Training/Program Coordinator
B.S.N., M.S.N., Western Governors University

Jennifer Merritt (2022)
Faculty: Computer Information Systems
B.S, M.S., University of Phoenix

Jorge Meza (2015)
Faculty: Construction Technology

Mathew Moore (2017)
Faculty: Medical Assistant
Doctor of Chiropractic, Parker University

Latonya Motley (2020)
Faculty: Educational Technology
A.A.S., Fayetteville Technical Community College
B.A.A.S., St. Edwards University
M.S., California State University, Fullerton
Education Specialist, Wayne State University

Donald Tyler Myers (2022)
Faculty: Nursing
A.S.N., Eastern Arizona College
B.S.N., Grand Canyon University

Ryan Orr (2022)
Faculty: English
B.I.S., M.A., Arizona State University
A.A., Northland Pioneer College

Frank Pinnell (2005)
Faculty: Welding
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Michelle Prentice (2020)
Faculty: EMS Program Coordinator
B.A.S., B.S., Northern Arizona University

Dr. Shan Qin (2020)
Faculty: Chemistry/Biology
B.S., M.S., Huazhong Agricultural University
Ph.D., Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Jesse Reeck (2022)
Faculty: College and Career Preparation
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., Duke University

Clay Rice (2023)
Faculty in Welding
A.A., Western New Mexico University

Robin Rickli (2023)
Faculty in Anthropology
B.A., Northern Arizona University
M.A., Northern Arizona University

Richard Carson Saline (2022)
Faculty: Theater & Speech
B.F.A., University of Oklahoma
M.F.A., University of Idaho

Ferryn Sam (2011)
Faculty: Cosmetology
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Joanne Samuel (2019)
Faculty: Nursing
A.S.N., Laramie County Community College
B.S.N., M.S.N., Grand Canyon University

Dr. Gary Santillanes (2016)
Faculty: Philosophy
A.A., Central New Mexico Community College
B.A., University of New Mexico
M.A., Texas Tech University
Ph.D., Binghamton University

Dr. Inez Schaechterle (2015)
Faculty: English
B.S., M.S., M.A., University of Nevada - Reno
Ph.D. Bowling Green State University

Shawntel Skousen (2024)
Faculty: English

Dr. David Smith (2005)
Faculty: Biology
B.S., University of Arizona
M.S., University of Bridgeport
Ph.D., Brigham Young University

Bill Solomon (2004)
Faculty: Fire Science
B.S., Arizona State University

Dylan Stiegemeire (2024)
Faculty in Political Science

Jeffrey Strong (2016)
Faculty: Mathematics
B.A., M.A., Brigham Young University

Scott Waite (2022)
Faculty: Chemistry
B.S., University of Arizona
Ph. D., University of Utah

Dr. Chun-Hung Wang (2020)
Faculty: Chemistry/Biology
B.S., M.S., Ming-Hsiung, Chia-Yi, Taiwan, Republic of China
Ph.D., Washington State University

Kalisa Wilson (2022)
Faculty: Computer Information Systems
B.S., University of Phoenix
M.S., Full Sail University
M.S., Capella University

Xu “Shirley” Xie (2020)
Faculty: Mathematics
A.A., Northland Pioneer College
B.B.A., Northern Arizona University
M.S., Emporia State University

Peterson Yazzie (2011)
Faculty: Art
A.A., B.A., Institute of American Indian Arts 
M.A., University of New Mexico


Emeriti (Year Hired)

Anne Abbey (1991)
Administrative Assistant to the President
Business & Community Education Director
B.S., Northern Arizona University

David R. Abel (1977)
Faculty: Psychology and Physical Education/
ASNPC Faculty Adviser

B.S., M.A., Northern Arizona University
Additional Studies: Northern Arizona University

Loyelin Aceves (1993)
Community and Corporate Learning Specialist
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Theresa Artz-Howard (1999)
Faculty: Nursing Assistant
A.G.S., Northland Pioneer College
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of New Mexico
Additional Studies: Arizona State University
Western Michigan University, Phoenix College South Mountain Community College
Estrella Mountain Community College

Donna Ashcraft (1986)
Faculty: English
B.G.S., University of Iowa; M.A., Norwich
University; Additional Studies: University of Iowa
Northern Arizona University
Texas Tech University, Northland Pioneer College

JoAnn Barnes-Slocum (1994)
Graphic Designer and Publication Specialist
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Elizabeth Batson (2000)
Records and Registration Clerk, Veterans Certifying Official

Peggy Belknap (1990)
Dean of Career and Technical Education
A.A., Northland Pioneer College
B.G.S., M.Ed, Northern Arizona University

Lorraine Benally (1995)
Center Manager, Kayenta
A.A., Northland Pioneer College

Vicki Bessinger (1996)
Bookstore Manager
A.G.S., Northland Pioneer College
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Eric Bishop (2006)
Director of Information Services
|A.A.S., Gateway Community College
B.S., Devry University; M.S., Boston University

Eli Blake (1998) Deceased 2020
Faculty: Mathematics
B.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
M.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Beaulah Bob-Pennypacker (1994)
Director of Financial Aid
B.G.S., Northern Arizona University

James R. Boblett (1976)
Faculty: Psychology
B.S., M.A., Northern Arizona University
Additional Studies: Arizona State University

Catherine Borum (1976) Deceased 2001
Faculty: Administrative Information Services
A.A., Stephens College; B.S. and M.B.A., UCLA; Additional Studies: Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University

Lynn Browne-Wagner (2006)
Faculty: Emergency Medical Technology
A.D.N., Scottsdale Community College
B.S.N., Arizona State University
M.S.N., Walden University

Gail Campbell (2013)
Associate Dean of College and Career Preparation
B.S., Colorado State University
M.A., University of New Mexico


Dr. Patrick Canary (2002)
Faculty: Biology
Dean of Arts and Sciences

B.S., M.S., Cleveland State University; Ph.D.
West Virginia University

Curtis Casey (2000)
Faculty: Welding/Program Coordinator
A.A.S., Maricopa Tech College

Michael Chance (2002)
Information Services Support Technician
AAS, Northland Pioneer College

Tracy Chase (2007)
Faculty: Business and Computer Information Systems
A.A., Northland Pioneer College
B.S., University of Phoenix

Leslie Collins (2000)
Academic Adviser
B.S., M.Ed., Arizona State University

Lois Coltrin (1985)
Faculty: Administrative Information Services
B.S., Brigham Young University
M.A., Northern Arizona University

Janice Cortina (2010)
Faculty: College and Career Preparation\
B.S., Northern Arizona University
M.S., Walden University

Kim Crossland (1991)
Financial Aid Advisor/Technician
A.A., Northland Pioneer College

Myrtle Dayzie-Grey (2000)
Center Manager
A.G.S., Northland Pioneer College
A.A., Dine College

Jill M. Diemer (1984)
Faculty: Computer Information Services
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College
B.S., Ball State University
M.F.A., Indiana University
Additional Studies: University of Arizona

Joel C. Eittreim (1979)
Director, Extended Learning Services
B.S., M.A., Arizona State University
Certification in Economic Development Finance Professional

Shirley Eittreim (1981)
Faculty: Administrative Information Services
B.A., M.A., Arizona State University
Additional Studies: Arizona State University
Northern Arizona University

Claude Endfield (1988)
Faculty: Early Childhood Education
A.A.S., A.A., Northland Pioneer College
B.S., Arizona State University
M.A., Nova University

Marva Fellows (1990)
Academic Adviser & Veterans Programs
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Barbara S. Frawley (1992)
Secretary, Disability Resource & Access Office
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Heidi Fulcher (1986)
Dean: Developmental Services
A.A., Scottsdale Community College
B.A., M.Ed., Arizona State University
Additional Studies: Appalachian State University

Ronald Goulet (1994)
Faculty: English
B.S. Northern Arizona University
M.A., San Francisco State University

Dr. Barry Graham (2000)
Faculty: Mathematics
B.A., Pacific Union College
M.A., Ph.D., University of California

Martin Grubb (1980) Deceased 2001
Faculty: Business
B.A., San Fernando State College
M.B.A., University of Phoenix

V. Blaine Hatch (2000)
Vice President for Administrative Services
B.A., M.B.A., Brigham Young University

Richard “Dick” Heimann (2003)
Faculty: Education
B.A., M.A., Arizona State University

Dr. Eric Henderson (2004) Deceased 2020
Faculty: Social and Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Portland State University
J.D., Ph.D., University of Arizona

Phillip Hiatt (1996)
Maintenance III

Cynthia Hildebrand (1981)
System Analyst

Emma Hillend (2003)
Assistant to the Campus Manager
A.A., A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Barbara Hockabout (2000)
Faculty: English
|B.A., University of California - Berkeley
M.A., Gonzaga University; Additional Studies
University of Idaho, California State University

Tracy Holt-Mancuso (2010)
Director of Small Business Development Center
B.S., University of Phoenix
M.B.A., Grand Canyon University

David Huish (1996)
Director of Construction
B.A., Arizona State University
M.A., Northern Arizona University

Joyce Hunt (1980)
Payroll Supervisor
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Janet Hunter (1996)
Faculty: Administrative Information Services
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
M.S., M.B., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Additional Studies: Northland Pioneer College, Northern Arizona University

Cynthia Hutton (2003)
Faculty: Biology
A.S., Holyoke Community College
B.A., M.A., Mount Holyoke College

Rickey Jackson (2004)
Dean of Arts and Sciences
A.A., Central Arizona College
B.S., M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Dr. James S. Jacob (2001)
Faculty: Biology
B.S., M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Susan Jamison (2008)
Faculty: Nursing
B.S.N., University of Arizona
M.S., Northern Arizona University


Dr. Sandra Johnson (2003)
Faculty: Education
B.A., Dana College; M.Ed., Ed. Specialist
Ph.D., University of Arizona;
Additional Studies: University of Alaska
Western Michigan University
University of Oregon
Weber State College, University of Phoenix

Dana Jolly (2005)
Faculty: Nursing
B.S., Emory University
M.S.N., University of Arizona

Kenneth Keith (2005)
Faculty: Industrial Technology and Program Coordinator
B.S., M.S, University of Phoenix

Charles Kermes (1986)
Faculty: Sociology; Dean of Business & Technology
Associate Dean for Instructional Support, Project
Director for School to Work, Coordinator of Career Planning and Placement

B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo
M.A., Syracuse University

Lynda Klingler (1991)
Library Media Tech
B.S., Oregon State University

Rose Kreher (2001)
Administrative Assistant to the V.P. of Learning
B.A., University of Colorado
M.A., University of Denver

Janice Kraai (1989)
Faculty: Developmental Services
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Arizona

Leonard Lee (1981)
Maintenance II
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Dr. Clifton Lewis (1974)
Faculty: Foreign Languages
B.A., Brigham Young University
M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Hallie Lucas (2000)
Administrative Assistant for Learning
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Dr. Eugene Luke (1974)
Faculty: English
B.A., Ph.D., North Texas State University
M.A., University of Wisconsin

Gary Mack (1992)
Faculty: Mathematics
B.S., Northern Arizona University
M.S., University of Arizona
Additional Studies: Northern Arizona University

Carol Maddin (1980)
Academic Advising Coordinator
Faculty: Human Development

B.S., Central Missouri State College
M.S., University of Missouri-Kansas City
Additional Studies: Loyola University
Arizona State University
Colorado State University

Brenda Manthei (1988)
Faculty: Biology
Dean of Science and Mathematics

B.A., M.A., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Additional Studies: Northern Arizona University

Ana Marquez (1995)
Assistant to the Campus Manager
Bachelor of Arts, Arizona State University
A.A., Arizona Western College

Renee Maxwell (1989)
Records & Registration Clerk

Dr. Debra McGinty (2016)
Dean of Nursing and Allied Health
B.S., University of Cincinnati
M.N,, University of Washington
M.B.A., University of Phoenix
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Kathy McPherson (2001)
Campus Manager 
A.A., Northland Pioneer College

Dr. Jac Morse (1983)
Business Department Chair,
Director Extended Education Division
Faculty: Business and Computer Science

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University

Thomas W. Nagle, Jr. (1995)
Faculty: Business
B.A., Northern Arizona University
M.B.A., National University, San Diego

Shannon Newman (2000)
Faculty: Mathematics
B.A., Chatham College
M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Dr. David Nichols (1974)
Associate Dean, Instructional Support Services
B.S., M.S., Brigham Young University
Ed.D., Northern Arizona University

Joseph Nickolas (1975)
Faculty: Biology
B.S., East Stroudsburg University
M.S., Arizona State University

Lynn Oldham (2003)
Faculty: Biology
Maintenance II

Donald A. Olsen (1974)
Director of Business Affairs/Dean of Business Services
B.A., Brigham Young University
B.S., Arizona State University
Additional Studies: University of Arizona

Susan Olsen (1987)
Campus Manager
A.G.S., Northland Pioneer College
B.A., Northern Arizona University

Vicki Owen (1996)
Academic Adviser
A.A., Northland Pioneer College

Dr. Arvin Palmer (1975)
Administration: Dean of General Education/
Extended Services, Dean of Instruction, Vice President
Faculty: History, Geography and Political Science;
College Historian.

B.A., M.A., Arizona State University
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University
Additional Studies: Arizona State University
University of Missouri, University of Colorado
University of Arizona, University of Minnesota

Theresa Parker (2002)
Faculty: Cosmetology
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Dr. Gary Passer (1992)
President (1997-2004; 2005-2006)
Vice President of Instruction Services
Faculty: Sociology

B.A., Iowa Wesleyan College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa
Additional Studies: University of Wisconsin
Iowa State University

Penny Albright Petersen (1975)
Director of Community Relations/Publications
Faculty: Speech and Theatre

B.A., M.A., Arizona State University
Additional Studies: University of Arizona

Ronald Petersen (1980)
Director of Student Services/Dean of Student Services/Marketing
B.A., University of Washington
M.Ed., University of Toledo

Randy Porch (1988)
Faculty: Geology
B.S., M.S., M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Neil Rabe (1994)
Maintenance Supervisor

Colleen Readel (2009)
Lead Campus Manager
AAS, Northland Pioneer College

Dr. Gary Reyes (2001))
Faculty in Psychology
A.S., Womm. College of the Air ForWe
B.A., Park College
M.A., Chapman University
PhD., Northern Arizona University

Barry Richins (1975)
Faculty: English
B.S., Northern Arizona University
M.A., Illinois State University
Additional Studies: Brigham Young University
Arizona State University, University of Iowa

James G. Richmond (1983) Deceased 2010
Faculty: Construction Technology
B.S., Oregon State University
M.A., Northern Arizona University
Additional Studies: Linn-Benton Community
College (Albany, OR), University of Oregon - Eugene

Everett Robinson (1994)
Media Relations Coordinator
A.A., Phoenix College
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College
B.U.S., University of New Mexico

Larry Romo (1994)
System Analyst/Programmer
A.A.S., Pima Community College
B.S., University of Arizona

Allen Rothlisberg (1975) Deceased 1999 Awarded Posthumously
Coordinator: Library Services
Faculty: Library Media Technology

B.A., San Diego State College;
M.S., Our Lady of the Lake College;
Additional Studies: Northern Arizona University,
University of Arizona, and University of Oklahoma

Bobbi Sample (2004)
Human Resources Generalist
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College
B.S., Arizona State University

Dorothy “Dottie” Sanderson (1978) Deceased
Administrative Assistant to the President

Dale Schicketanz (1976)
Faculty: Photography
A.A., Southwestern College
B.A., San Diego State University
M.A., California State University - Fresno

Douglas Seely (2001)
Faculty: Computer Information Systems
B.Ed., University of Lethbridge
Additional Studies: Oregon State University
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Terese Shavat (1998)
Assistant to the V.P. for Administrative Services, CFO
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College 


A. Dan Simper (1975)
Director of Personnel/Registrar
B.S., Brigham Young University;
M.S., University of California -Davis
Additional Studies: Brigham Young University
University of California - Davis

Dr. Jeanne Swarthout (2001)
President
B.A., Arizona State University
M.A., Florida State University
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Lee Sweetman (1979)
Faculty: Art/Department Chair
B.F.A., M.A., Northern Arizona University

Dr. Charles M. Sypolt (1974) Deceased 2011
Faculty: History
B.A., University of California at Berkeley
M.A., Chico State University
Ph.D., University of Wyoming
Additional Studies: California State University - San Jose

JoAnn Taylor (1989)
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
B.S. University of Missouri at Kansas City

Marili Thomas (1974)
Faculty: Administrative Information Services
B.A., Adams State University (Colorado)
M.A., Northern Arizona University
Additional Studies: Adams State College

Ronald Troutman (1976) Deceased 2016
Satellite Program Facilitator;
Navajo County Programs Coordinator;
Chief GED Examiner; Coordinator of Alternative Learning;
Faculty: Forestry, Basic Skills

B.S., Northern Arizona University

MiAnna J. Tyler (1983)
Campus Manager

Dr. Marvin L. Vasher (1977)
President (1977-1990), Faculty: History
B.S., Eastern Michigan University
M.A., University of Michigan
Ed.D., Laurence University (California)
Additional Studies: University of Idaho,
University of Washington

Mark Vest (2001)
President
B.A., M.A., University of Kentucky
M.A., Ohio State University

Bobette Welch (1999)
Administrative Assistant, Dean of Arts & Sciences
A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College

Margaret White (1991)
Library Media Technician
A.G.S., Northland Pioneer College

James E. Wilson (1978)
Coordinator of Law Enforcement Academy
Legal Assistant Program; Correctional Program
Criminal Justice Program
Faculty: Law Enforcement, Administration of Criminal Justice

A.A.S., Northland Pioneer College
Additional Studies: Phoenix College
Eastern Arizona College

Patricia A. Wolf (1986)
Dean of Liberal Arts, Faculty: Art
B.F.A., Bethany College
M.S., University of Kansas
Additional Studies: Adams State College,
Kansas State College, Pittsburgh State University,
University of Kansas

Joan Valichnac (1988)
Faculty: College and Career Preparation
B.A., Arizona State University
M.A., Northern Arizona University
Additional Studies: Arizona State University,
Appalachian State University