Apr 24, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
    
College Catalog 2023-2024

Faculty & Administration



Executive Staff

Harden, Yoshiko 

President 

PhD, Higher Education Policy 

Northeastern University 

 

Delaney, Stephanie 

Vice President, Instruction 

PhD, Higher Education Leadership & Distance Learning 

University of Nebraska 

 

Figueroa, Agnes 

Interim Executive Director, Technology Support Services 

Master’s degree, Organization & IT Management 

Capella University   

 

Gilmore-English, Jessica  

Vice President, Student Services 

Master’s degree, Higher Education, Leadership and Policy Studies 

University of Washington 

 

Hansen, Katherine 

Director, College Relations and Marketing 

Bachelor’s degree, Communication Arts in Journalism 

Pacific Lutheran University 

 

Hogan, Lesley  

Vice President, Human Resources 

Master’s degree, Leadership Management 

Western Governors University 

 

Jackson, Jacob 

Vice President, Administrative and Finance 

Master’s degree, Business Education / Economics 

Central Washington University 

 

Martinez, Doris 

Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

Master’s degree, Student Development Administration 

Seattle University 

 

Shaw, Carrie 

Executive Director, RTC Foundation 

Bachelor’s degree, Communication / Political Science 

Washington State University 

 

Whatley, John Henry 

Interim Executive Director, Technology Support Services 

Master’s degree, Operations Management & Human Resources Major 

California State University  

 

Deans

Trillo, Teri 

Interim Dean, Nursing 

 

Carter, Christopher  

Dean, Allied Health 

Master’s degree, Educational Leadership 

Argosy University 

 

Cohen, Ali  

Dean, College and Career Pathways 

Bachelor’s degree, Special Education  

Coastal Carolina University 

 

Covington, Anthony 

Dean, Student Success 

Master’s degree, Curriculum and Instruction 

University of Nevada 

 

Matson, Shannon 

Dean, Advanced Manufacturing 

Master’s degree, Public Administration 

University of Washington 

 

Medbury, Douglas  

Dean, Culinary Arts / Director of Food Service 

Bachelor’s degree, Business Management 

University of Phoenix 

 

McIrvin, Stefanie  

Dean, Business & IT 

EdD, Educational Leadership 

University of Washington 

 

Nelson, Samantha  

Interim Associate Dean, College and Career Pathways 

Master’s degree, Education  

Antioch University Seattle  

 

Parrott, Wade 

Associate Dean, Student Engagement & Retention 

Bachelor’s degree, Sociology 

Seattle University 

 

Takata, Warren 

Dean of Workforce 

Master’s degree, Educational Administration/Higher Education 

University of Hawaii, Manoa 

 

Wakefield, Sarah 

Dean, General Education & Transfer 

PhD, English 

University of Texas, Austin 

 

Administration

Baker, Barry  

Capital Projects / Special Plan Director 

Master’s degree, Architecture 

University of Texas, Arlington 

 

Daniels, Mark 

Director, Facilities & Grounds Services 

Professional-Technical Classes 

 

Fierro, Christie  

Director, Innovative Teaching & Learning 

Master’s degree, Communication & Leadership 

Gonzaga University 

 

Jacobs, Morenika 

Director, Enrollment Services/Registrar 

Bachelor’s degree, Human Services 

University of Phoenix 

 

Homeister, Lia 

Director, Institutional Research & Effectiveness 

Bachelor’s degree, Art 

Michigan State University 

 

Juarez, Eva 

Director, Outreach & Recruitment 

Master’s degree, Science Educational Counseling 

California State University  

 

Rable, Tami 

Executive Director, Workforce & Grants 

Bachelor’s degree, Professional Technical Education Design 

South Seattle College 

 

Rupp, Christina 

Construction Center of Excellence Director 

Master’s degree, Adult Education and Distance Learning 

University of Phoenix 

 

Sandoval, Lisa 

Director, Learning Resource & Career Center (LRCC) 

M.Ed, eLearning & Instructional Design 

Northeastern University 

 

Shutlz, Jack 

Associate Director, Grants 

PhD, Higher Education Administration  

New England College 

 

Solis, Christina 

Director, Budget Reporting and Financial Services 

Bachelor’s degree, Political Science & Pre Law 

California State University  

 

Swanke, Jake 

Director, Disability Services 

Master’s degree, Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education 

Western Washington University 

 

Sykes, Kimberley 

Director, Accounting Services 

Professional-Technical Classes 

 

Vielbig, Matt 

Director, Safety & Security 

Master’s degree, Criminal Justice 

Seattle University 

 

Weldu, Rahel 

Director, Financial Aid 

Bachelor’s degree, Technology Management  

George Fox University  

 

Vacant 

Director, I-BEST 

 

Full-Time Faculty

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Ali, Nizar 

College & Career Pathways/ELA 

Master’s degree, MATESOL  

University of Washington  

 

Allen, Dawn 

College & Career Pathways/ELA 

Master’s degree, Teaching English as a Second Language  

Portland State University 

 

Amo-Mensah, Kobi 

Accounting 

Master’s degree, Science & Accounting 

DeVry University 

 

Andre (Poteet), Raquel 

College & Career Pathways/ELA 

Bachelor’s degree, Translation, Interpreting and Language 

Centro Universitario Anhanguera de Sao Paulo, Brazil 

 

 

Arnold, Lance 

Anesthesia Technologist  

Professional - Technical Certification 

 

Barquet, Aaron 

College & Career Pathways 

Master’s degree, Education 

Universidad del Sur 

 

Bassham, Colleen  

Academic/Career Counselor  

Master’s degree, Business Administration  

University of Phoenix  

 

Berrysmith, Connie 

Dental Assistant  

Master’s degree, Education  

University of Washington  

 

Biell, Michael 

Engineering Design Technology  

Professional-Technical Certification  

 

Burrell, De Etta 

College & Career Pathways/GED  

Master’s degree, Business Administration  

City University  

 

Cooksey, Martin 

Mathematics 

Master’s degree, Applied Mathematics 

California State University 

 

Cram, William 

Computer Science 

Bachelor’s degree, Application Development 

Renton Technical College  

 

Dao, Bao 

Machining Technologies 

Professional - Technical Certification, Welding 

Renton Technical College 

 

Day, Colleen 

Computer Network Technology 

Bachelor’s degree, Technology 

University of Puget Sound 

 

Emery, Joshua    

Computer Science 

BAS - Application Development 

Renton Technical College 

 

Ervin, Shawn 

Autobody Repair & Refinishing 

Bachelor’s degree, Psychology 

California State University 

 

Favre, Beatrice 

Early Childhood Education 

Master’s degree, Child Development & Family Studies 

Seoul National University 

 

Flanagan, Elizabeth 

College & Career Pathways 

Master’s degree, Adult Education 

Seattle University 

 

Fobes, Michael 

Automotive Technology 

Professional-Technical Certification 

Renton Technical College 

 

Ganska, Jessica 

Band Instrument Repair Technology 

Bachelor’s degree, Music Education 

West Chester University of Pennsylvania 

 

Geist, Rick 

Welding 

Associate degree, Welding 

Renton Technical College 

 

Gill, Dimpy 

Computer Science 

Master’s degree, Software Engineering 

Seattle University 

 

Good, Chelsea  

Academic/Career Counselor 

Master’s degree, Adult and Higher Education 

Western Washington University  

 

Graham, Megan 

Surgical Technologist 

Master’s degree, Healthcare Management 

Western Govern’s University  

 

Higgins, Kathleen 

English 

Master’s degree, English 

Arizona State University 

 

Hoaglin, Ryan 

Automotive Technology 

Associate degree, Applied Science and Technology 

Renton Technical College 

 

Hoaglin, Sarah 

Academic Counselor/Behavioral Health 

Master’s degree, Marriage, and Family Therapy 

Brandman University 

 

Hoffman, Lea 

Medical Assistant 

Master’s degree, Education  

Washington State University 

 

Holland, Robert 

Professional Baking 

Associate degree, Culinary Arts 

PA Institute Culinary Arts 

 

Hudson, Earnest 

Commercial Building Engineering 

Master’s degree, English & Creative Writing 

Southern New Hampshire University 

 

Hudspeth, JR 

English 

Master’s degree, Rhetoric and Composition 

University of Alaska Anchorage 

 

Kendrick, Scarlet 

Dental Assistant 

Master’s Organizational Management 

University of Phoenix 

 

Killi, Fatih 

I-BEST Adult Basic Education 

Professional - Technical Certification  

Arva Dolu University  

 

Knight, Laura 

Academic/Career Counselor 

Master’s degree, Education & Leadership in Higher Education 

University of Washington 

 

Lesmeister, Michele 

College & Career Pathways/ABE/GED 

Master’s degree, English 

University of Arizona 

 

Maher, Donna 

Medical Administrative Programs 

Master’s degree, Nutrition/Home Economics 

Washington State University 

 

Manickam, Priscilla 

Medical Assistant 

Professional - Technical Certification  

 

May-Farley, Sheila 

Medical Administrative Programs 

Master’s degree, Education 

University of Washington 

 

McKinnon, Steven 

Contemporary Business Administration 

PhD, Organizational Leadership 

Walden University 

 

Melton, Faye 

Academic/Career Counselor 

Master’s degree, Social Work 

University of Washington 

 

Meyers, David 

Welding 

Bachelor’s degree, Professional Technical Education & Instructional Design 

South Seattle College  

 

Meza, Alma 

College & Career Pathways/ELA 

Master’s degree, Computer Science 

Independent University of Baja California 

 

Mohibullah, Huma 

Social Sciences and Cultural Studies 

PhD, Anthropology 

University of British Columbia 

 

Mullins-Sussex, Kathleen 

Advanced Manufacturing Programs 

Master’s degree, Adult Education 

University of British Columbia 

 

Nicholls, Richard 

College & Career Pathways/ELA 

Master’s degree, English 

California State University 

 

Paquette, Martin 

Field/Land Surveying 

Master’s degree, Civil Engineering 

California State University 

 

Parker, Tony 

Culinary Arts 

Associate degree, Hospitality and Food Cost Management 

South Seattle Community College 

 

Phillips McLellan, Vincent 

Manufacturing & Fabrication Technologies 

Aerospace Assembly Mechanic 

US Navy Aviation School 

 

Pomeroy, Camille 

College & Career Pathways/ABE 

Bachelor’s degree, Spanish & Journalism 

University of Oregon 

 

Pulliam, Jeffrey 

Construction Management 

Master’s degree, Project Management  

Western Carolina University  

 

Redd, Sarah 

Science 

Master’s degree, Zoology 

Washington State University 

 

Robinson, James  

Medical Assistant 

Master’s degree, Educational Psychology  

Kaplan University  

 

Rony Chowdhury, Nazer  

Application Development 

Master’s degree, Computer Science 

Boise State University 

 

Rubin, Zachary 

Computer Network Architecture 

PhD, Computer Engineering - Human-Computer Interaction 

University of California, Santa Cruz 

 

Saenz, Adela 

Bilingual HS Completion 

Master’s degree, Arts in Organization Management  

University of Phoenix 

 

Sanderson, William 

Computer Network Technology 

PhD, Business Information Systems & Information 

Utah State University 

 

Schoenmakers, David 

Machining Technologies  

Professional Certification  

Central Washington University  

 

Serba, Aj 

Surgical Technologist 

Associate degree, Psychology 

University of Phoenix 

 

Shen, Eugen 

Academic / Career Counselor  

Master’s degree, Social Work  

University of Washington  

 

Skoczen, Zefire 

Massage Therapy Practitioner  

Master’s degree, Traditional Chinese Medicine  

Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine  

 

Spencer, Lynn-Dee 

Pharmacy Technician 

Associate degree, Paralegal 

Kaplan University 

 

Staley, Laura 

Librarian 

Master’s degree Library of Science 

University of Washington  

 

Stover, Cheryl 

Natural Sciences 

Master’s degree, Biology 

University of Washington 

 

Stuart, Elisa 

Welding 

Associate degree, Welding / Fabrication 

Renton Technical College 

 

Tarvin, Lourenco (Ren) 

Computer Network Technology 

Master’s degree, Adult Education and Instructional Design 

City University of Seattle 

 

Thompson, Brian 

Automotive, Ford ASSET 

Professional-Technical Certification 

 

Thorn, Jeremy  

Mechatronics 

Master’s degree, Physical Science  

San Francisco State University  

 

Tran, Connie  

College & Career Pathways/ELA  

Master’s degree, Adult Education-ESL  

Seattle University   

 

Trinh, Wheeler 

Automotive Technologies 

Professional - Technical Certification 

Toyota T-Ten Training Program  

 

Uryash, David  

Automotive Technology 

ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician 

Professional - Technical Certification  

 

Woldemariam, Samuel 

Registered Nurse 

RN, MSN 

Capella University  

 

Wynne, David  

Culinary Arts 

Master’s degree, Education Leadership 

Argosy University, Seattle 

 

Zerrouki, Lhoucine 

Computer Science 

Master’s degree, Education 

Central Washington University 

 

Zhang, Di 

Librarian 

Master’s degree, Library and Information Services 

University of Washington 

 

Zou, Victor 

Mathematics 

Master’s degree, Mathematics 

University of Washington