Oct 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Board of Trustees, Administration and Faculty



HCJCD Board of Trustees

Dr. John E. Freeman**
Chairman

Mr. Maxwell Barr*
Vice Chairman

Mr. Adrian Calvio*
Secretary

Mrs. Patricia Bennett**
Mr. Michael L. Flores***
Mr. Mark Morgan***
Ms. Emma Krabill***

***Term ends 2022
 **Term ends 2020
  *Term ends 2018

Administrative Officers

Cheryl T. Sparks, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
President

Nancy Bonura, B.S., M.A.
Dean of Student Services / Co-Administrative Dean Instruction and Student Services, SWCD

Amy R. Burchett, A.A., B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Vice President Academic and Student Affairs

Pam Callan, B.A., M.A., M.S.
Administrative Dean of Instruction and Student Services, San Angelo

Danny Campbell, B.S., M.S.
Associate Professor / Dean of Instruction / Co-Adminstrative Dean Instruction and Student Services, SWCD

Brenda Claxton, A.A., B.B.A.
Chief Fiscal Officer

Terry Hansen, A.A., B.S., M.S.
Chief Athletics and Special Projects Officer

Erin MacKenzie, B.S., M.S.
Administrative Dean of Instruction and Students Services, Big Spring

Jamie Rainey, B.S.
Workforce and Community Development Officer, San Angelo

Fabian Serrano, B.S.
Chief Operations and Safety / Security Officer

Steve Smith, B.B.A., M.A., M.A.M.F.C.
Chief Business Officer / Internal Auditor

Administrative Deans and Directors

Tammy Alexander, B.A.
Director of Adult Education Literacy
Big Spring

Julie Bailey, A.A.
Director of Institutional Advancement / Assistant to the President
District

Nancy Bonura, B.S., M.A.
Dean of Student Services
SWCD

Mavour Braswell, B.A., M.L.S.
Dean of Libraries / County Librarian
District

Lee Bryant, A.A.S.
Director of Camput Security / Lead Security Coordinator
Big Spring

Danny Campbell, B.S., M.S.
Dean of Instruction
SWCD

Jeannie Carroll, B.S., Masters in Public Accounting
Director of Financial Accounting
District

Monica Castro, B.S.
Director Lamesa Site
Lamesa

Craig Caudill
Director of Facilities & Fleet Maintenance
SWCD

Kym Clark
Director of eLearning Services / PASS Center Coordinator Online
District

Shane Clark
Director of Facilities and Fleet Maintenance
Big Spring

Stacy Erwin, B.S., M.E.
Director of AEL
San Angelo

Laura Fitzpatrick, M.A.
Director of Student Accounting
District

Luci Gabehart
R.N., B.S.N. Southern Oklahoma State University, M.S.N. University of Phoenix
Dean of Health Professions
Big Spring

Eric Hansen, B.B.A.
Dean of Information Technology Systems / PASS Grant Activity Director
District

Mike Hemmeter, B.A.
District Title V PASS Grant Assistant Activity Director / PASS Center and Student Support Director
San Angelo

Steven Hoelscher
Director of Facilities and Fleet Maintenance
San Angelo

Lanna Hubbard, B.S., M.S.
Dean of General Studies
San Angelo

Amber Kelly, M.A.
Dean of General Studies
Big Spring

Rhonda Kernick, B.S.
Director of Human Resources
District

Candice Maldonado, B.S.
Dean of Financial Aid
District

Christi Mikeska, B.S., M.Ed.
Dean of Student Services
Big Spring

Melissa Miller, B.A., M.A.
Teacher Education Coordinator / Tech Teach Across Texas
District

Terri Nix, A.A., A.S., B.B.A., M.B.A.
Dean of Career, Technical Education
San Angelo

TaNeal Richardson, B.S.
Registrar
District

Cindy Smith, B.S.
District Director of Information and Marketing
District

Danny Sparks, B.S.
Director of Dual Credit / Outreach / Print Shop
Big Spring

Bryan Stokes, B.S., M.S.
Director of Institutional Effectiveness / Title V PASS Grant Activity Director
District

Susan Strickland, B.B.A., M.Ed.
Director of College Readiness Initiatives / Associate Professor
District

Sandra Thomas, B.B.A., M.B.A.
Director of Business and Financial Services
San Angelo

Michelle Trubenstein, A.A.S., B.A.T., R.R.T., M.H.A.
Dean of Health Professions / Perkins Grant Director
San Angelo

Rebecca Villanueva, A.A.S., B.S.
Reporting Officer
District

Mike Yeater, B.S., M.A.
Campus Dean of Career Technical Education and Continuing Education
Big Spring

Faculty

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Gerald Allen
B.S., M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
Associate Professor / Mathematics
San Angelo

Christy Alton
B.S., University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Instructor / ESL
GEO

Jeff D. Anderson
B.A., Gallaudet University; M.S., Lamar University
Associate Professor / American Sign Language and Interpreter Training / Deaf Support Specialist
SWCD

Mandy Anderson
R.N., Covenant School of Nursing; B.S.N., Texas Tech University; M.S.N., University of Texas El Paso
Assistant Professor / Nursing / 1st Year Director
Big Spring

Angie Aquino
A.A.S., Howard College
Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License
Instructor / Cosmetology / Program Chair
San Angelo

Greg Barnhill
B.S., Angelo State University; M.S., University of Texas Tyler
Assistant Professor / Biology
San Angelo

Dean Barriball
B.S., University of Houston; M.A., Abilene Christian University
Assistant Professor / Workforce Readiness
FCI

Tarah Billingsley
A.S., Howard College
Instructor / CNA
Big Spring

Ron Boley
A.S., Western Texas College; B.A., Texas Tech University
Instructor / Computer Skills
GEO

Julie Book
A.A.S.-R.S. Midwestern State University;
B.S.R.S. Midwestern State University;
M.S.R.S. Midwestern State University
Assistant Professor / Program Chair / Radiologic Technology
San Angelo

Gina Brown
Certificate, Waltham Weston School of Practical Nursing; RMA, AMT
Instructor / Program Chair / Medical Assistant
San Angelo

Nita Browne
A.A.S., Howard College, CompTIA A+ and Network Certified; Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
Instructor / Program Chair / Computer Information Systems
San Angelo

Curtis Bruns
A.A.S., Howard College, ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician
Instructor / Automotive Maintenance Technician
SWCD

Mike Burrow
B.S., Texas Tech University
Instructor / Executive Housekeeping
GEO

Daniel Campbell
B.S., M.S., New Mexico State University; M.T. (ASCP)
Associate Professor / Biology / American Sign Language / Dean of Instruction
SWCD

Dr. Richard Cauley
B.A., Howard College; D.D.S., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX
Professor / Dental Hygiene / Program Chair / Supervising Dentist
Big Spring

Kirk Davidson
M.F.A., Texas Tech University
Associate Professor / Speech
Big Spring

Nelson Davis
Instructor / Program Chair / Construction Trades
San Angelo

Kim Dorsey
B.A., St. Louis University; M.A., Miami University
Associate Professor / Spanish
Big Spring

Carah Dunagan
A.S., Howard College; B.S., Angelo State University
Associate Professor / Program Chair Surgical Technology
San Angelo

Dan Evers
B.F.A, UT at Arlington; M.F.A., California State University; M.S.T., Pace University, NY
Associate Professor / Theatre
Big Spring

Riley Falkner
Instructor / Masonry
FCI

Jeri Farmer
A.A.S., Howard College; B.A.A.S., Midwestern State University; M.Ed., Texas Tech University
Associate Professor / Dental Hygiene
Big Spring

Brian Ferrell
Undergraduate Studies Howard College
Instructor / Ornamental Horticulture
GEO

Travis Fisher
B.S., M.S., Angelo State University
Assistant Professor / Biology
San Angelo

Odis Franklin
A.A., South Plains College; B.S., Eastern New Mexico University; M.S., Boise State University
Assistant Professor / Program Chair / Computer Science
Big Spring

Greg Gabehart
B.S., SWOSU, Weatherford, OK; M.Ed., UCO, Edmond, OK
Associate Professor / History
Big Spring

Luci Gabehart
R.N., B.S.N. Southern Oklahoma State University, M.S.N. University of Phoenix
Associate Professor / Nursing / Dean of Health Professions / Program Director Nursing / Program Chair
Big Spring

Diane Gierke
A.A., Cochise Community College; B.S., M.A., University of Arizona;
Additional graduate study: Indiana State University
Associate Professor Business and General Education / Program Chair / Child & Family Development Studies
San Angelo

Olivia Gonzalez
A.A.S., Howard College; Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License
Instructor / Cosmetology
San Angelo

Daniel Guevara
B.S., Angelo State University
Instructor / Biology Lab Manager
San Angelo

Dr. Marnita Guinn, RN
B.S.N., Angelo State University; M.S.N., Angelo State University
PhD, Texas Women’s University
Professor / Program Chair / Associate Degree Nursing
San Angelo

Donna Guthrie
B.S., University of Maryland; M.B.A, Angelo State University
Assistant Professor / Program Chair / Business
San Angelo

Tish Gutierrez
B.S., Pittsburg State University; M.S., Kansas State University
Associate Professor / Psychology
San Angelo

Jay Hall
B.S., M.S., University of Oklahoma
Assistant Professor / Mathematics
Big Spring

Rachel Halstead
Cosmetology Certificate, Western Texas College; Texas Cosmetologist Instructor License
Instructor / Cosmetology
San Angelo

Carla Harrold
B.S., Angelo State University; M.B.A., University of Texas
Associate Professor / Economics
Big Spring

Richard Hickam
B.S., M.S., Abilene Christian University
Associate Professor / Psychology
Big Spring

William Josh Hicks
A.A.S. Midland College; B.S., M.S. University of Texas Permian Basin
Assistant Professor / English
Big Spring

Keith Hidalgo
B.S., M.A., M.P.A., Angelo State University
Associate Professor / Government
San Angelo

B. Jenee Higgins
B.A., M.A., Texas Tech, Lubbock; M.S., Tiffin University
Assistant Professor / Division Chair / General Studies / Developmental Coach
Big Spring

Dr. Steven Hobbs
B.S., University of Texas of the Permian Basin; D.C., Parker University
Associate Professor / Division Chair General Studies
Big Spring

Alan Hollandsworth
Instructor / Electrical Trades
FCI

Lanna Hubbard
B.S., M.S., Angelo State University
Assistant Professor / Psychology / Dean of General Studies
San Angelo

Travis Hunter
A.A., Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Wayland Baptist University; M.A., University of Phoenix
Assistant Professor / Program Chair / EMS
District

Mark Hyatt
Master Plumber, Texas State Board
Instructor / Plumbing
FCI

David Jones
Certificate, Jefferson Co.Vocational School, Ohio; Certificate U.S. Army
Instructor / Wind Technology
FCI

Savannah Keane
B.S. Angelo State University; M.S. Angelo State University
Instructor / Biology Lab
San Angelo

Amber Kelly
B.F.A., New York University: M.A., Sul Ross
Associate Professor / English
Big Spring

David Kerfman
A.A., A.A.S. Molaine Valley Community College; B.A., University of Illanois; M.A. Western Illinois University
Assistant Professor / Program Chair / Criminal Justice
Big Spring

Dale Kesterson
A.A.,A.S., SWCD of Howard College; B.A., Gallaudet University
Instructor / Developmental Education
SWCD

Randy Key
Certificate, Paris Junior College
Instructor / Welding
Big Spring

Dan Kiley
B.M., University of North Texas; M.M., Indiana University
Assistant Professor / Music
Big Spring

Kristin King
B.A., University of Texas of the Permian Basin; M.S., University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Instructor / English
Big Spring

Vanessa King
LVN, A.A.S.; RN, Howard College; B.S.N., M.S.N., FNP
Assistant Professor / Program Chair / Vocational Nursing / CNA / Med Aide
Big Spring

Lauri Kirgis
B.A.T., University of Texas, Brownsville; R.R.T. National Board for Respiratory Care
Instructor / Program Chair / Respiratory Care
San Angelo

Pamela Klaus
LVN, Howard College
Instructor / LVN / CNA Clinicals
Big Spring

Tom Land
B.B.A., Angelo State University
Instructor / AEL
GEO

Belinda Lendermon
A.A.S., Howard College; B.S., Northern Arizona University
Instructor / Curriculum Chair / Program Chair / Dental Hygiene
Big Spring

Dustin Lewis
B.A., M.A., Angelo State University
Assistant Professor / Program Chair / Criminal Justice
San Angelo

Vasant Limaye
Certificate, A.A.S., Seattle Central Community College; B.S., Gallaudet University; M.S., Bowie State University;
Additional Graduate Study: Rochester Institute of Technology, Texas Tech University
Professor / Business, Office Technology, Computer and Information Systems
SWCD

John Lopez
B.A., M.A., Midwestern State University
Assistant Professor / Government
Big Spring

Juan Loya
Instructor / Commercial Food Management
FCI

Linda Marino
A.A., Howard College; B.A., University of Texas of the Permian Basin; M.A., Sul Ross State University
Associate Professor / Developmental Studies / PASS Center Coordinator
SWCD

Dr. Annie McKinnon
B.S., D.C., Parker College of Chiropractic
Associate Professor / Biology
Big Spring

Billy McMahon
A.A.S., Howard College; Additional undergraduate study: University of Texas at Arlington
Instructor / Computer and Information Systems
GEO

Carlos Medrano
A.A., Howard College; Certificate in Dental Lab Tech, SWCD
Instructor / Dental Lab Technology
SWCD

Teresa Minchew
A.A.S., SWCD; B.S., Lubbock Christian
Instructor / Interpreter Training Program
SWCD

Faleasha Moutry, RN, CCRN
A.A.S., Nursing, Angelo State University
Instructor / Program Chair / Vocational Nursing
San Angelo

Sara Myers
R.N., B.S.N., University of Texas Austin; M.S.N. University of Texas El Paso
Assistant Professor / Nursing ADN
Big Spring

Roger Nielsen
B.S., Angelo State University; M.S., University of Pheonix
Assistant Professor / Program Chair / Industrial Production Technology
San Angelo

Terri Nix
A.A., A.S., Howard College; B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Texas of the Permian Basin; Additional graduate study: North Texas State University and Sul Ross University;
Certification of Organizational Management, University of Arizona
Associate Professor
Dean of Career and Technical Education
San Angelo

John Overton
A.S., Howard College; B.A., University of Texas-Arlington; M.Ed., Tarleton State University
Associate Professor / Athletic Trainer / Coliseum Coordinator
Big Spring

Brandon Owens
A.A.S., Howard College; B.S., University of Texas-Arlington
Instructor / Clinical Education Director
San Angelo

Maria Padilla
A.A.S., Howard College / Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License
Instructor / Program Chair Cosmetology
Big Spring

Brenda Perkins
B.A., Western Governors University
Instructor / AEL
GEO

Hawley Pfluger
B.S., Sul Ross State University
Instructor / Ornamental Horticulture
FCI

Miah Pullen
B.A., Angelo State University, San Angelo; M.S., Texas State University
Instructor / Government
San Angelo / Big Spring

Robert Reid
Instructor / HVAC
FCI

Dr. Justin Rice
B.A., Augustana College, IL; M.S., PhD, Iowa State University
Professor / Biology
Big Spring

Marty Rice
Instructor / Executive Housekeeping / Program Chair Correctional Studies
FCI

Thomas Rodriguez, RN
A.A.S.N., B.S.N., Angelo State University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix
Assistant Professor / ADN
San Angelo

Marianne Simpson, RN
Holy Cross Hospital School of Nursing
Instructor / RN / Clinical Assistant / Retention Specialist - RN Program
San Angelo

Lori Small
B.A., M.A., Gallaudet University
Assistant Professor / Paraprofessional in Deaf Education
SWCD

Nicole Stevens
B.A., M.A., Angelo State University
Instructor / English
San Angelo

Homer Stewart
B.M., Texas Tech University; M.M.Ed., Angelo State University
Associate Professor / Music / Division Chair General Studies
San Angelo

Susan Strickland
B.B.A., Angelo State University, M.Ed., Wayland Baptist
Associate Professor / Preparatory Studies / Director College Readiness Initiatives (District)
San Angelo

Cheng Tan
B.A., M.S., Gallaudet University
Associate Professor / Math
SWCD

Nancy Treadwell
B.A., M.E.D., Angelo State University
Associate Professor / English
San Angelo

Michelle Trubenstein
A.A.S., Howard College; B.A.T., University of Texas-Brownfield; R.R.T., National Board for Respiratory Care; M.H.A., Park University
Associate Professor / Dean of Health Professions
San Angelo

Etla VanHorne-Carguill
B.S.N.,University of Montemorelos; M.S.N., University Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Assistant Professor / ADN Program
San Angelo

Fred Vera
M.S., Wayland Baptist University
Assistant Professor / ESL
GEO

LaTisha Ward
R.N., A.A.S., Howard College; B.S.N., Texas Tech University; M.S.N. Texas Tech University; FNP, The University of Texas
Assistant Professor / Nursing ADN
Big Spring

Rhonda Watson
LVN, Howard College
Instructor / Workforce Training / CNA
San Angelo

Cyndy Watt
B.S., Wayland University
Instructor / Developmental Math Instructor
Big Spring

Mark Watt
B.M.E., Wayland Baptist University; M.M.E., Texas A&M Commerce
Assistant Professor / Music
Big Spring

Don Weeks
Instructor / Basic Computer Skills
FCI

Susan Welch
B.S., Angelo State University; M.S., Sul Ross State University; B.A., University of Kentucky; M.Div., University of the South
Associate Professor / Biology
San Angelo

Lisa Westlund
B.A., Gallaudet University
Instructor / Visual Communications Technology
SWCD

Janice Gottshall Whipple
B.A., M.Ed., Angelo State University, Reading Specialist
Associate Professor / College Preparatory Studies English / Title V Tutor
San Angelo

Erin Whitford
B.A., M.A. Angelo State University
Assistant Professor / English / Division Chair General Studies
San Angelo

Heath Wilkerson
B.A., Sul Ross University; M.A., Sul Ross University
Instructor / History
Big Spring

Dwight Willborn
Instructor / Building Trades
FCI

Gayla Williams
A.A., Howard College; B.B.E., M.B.E., West Texas State University;
Additional graduate study: Texas Tech University, Angelo State University, North Texas University, and Adams State College
Professor / Program Chair / Business
Big Spring

Heather Williams, R.N.
B.S.N., Texas Tech University
Instructor / Clinical Teaching Assistant
Big Spring

Medical Director

Hernan Alexander Zarate Caceres, MD
Universidad Peruana Cayentano Heredia
Albert Einstein Medical Center / Jefferson University
Medical Director, Respiratory Care
San Angelo