May 31, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 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

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

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.S.
Director of Adult Education Literacy
Big Spring

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

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

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

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

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

Monica Castro, B.S.
Director Lamesa Site
Lamesa

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

Shane Clark
Director of Facilities and Fleet Maintenance
Big Spring

Shannon Creswell
Director of Student & Administrative Services
SWCD

Stacy Erwin, B.S., M.E.
Dean of Adult and Continuing Education
San Angelo

Quinda Feil-Duncan, B.A., M.A.
Campus Dean of Health Professions
San Angelo

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

Julian Franco
Director of Facilities & Fleet Maintenance & District EPA Coordinator
SWCD

Luci Gabehart, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N.
Campus Dean of Health Professions / Director of Nursing and CNA / Program Chair RN
Big Spring

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

Mike Hemmeter, B.A.
District Director Veteran Affairs / Tittle V PASS Grant Activity Co-Director / PASS Center Director / Campus Director of Student Services
San Angelo

Jenee Higgins, B.A., M.A.
Campus Dean of Arts and Sciences
Big Spring

Steven Hoelscher
Director of Facilities and Fleet Maintenance
San Angelo

Lanna Hubbard, B.S., M.S.
Dean of Arts and Sciences
San Angelo

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

Tara Lisle, B.S., M.E.
Director of Student Support / Title V PASS Grant Activity Director / PASS Center Coordinator
Big Spring

Candice Maldonado, B.B.A., M.B.A.
Dean of Financial Aid
District

Christi Mikeska, B.S., M.Ed.
Dean of Student Services / Title IX Coordinator
Big Spring

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

Tiffani Price, M.B.A., EdD
Dean of Career, Technical Education
San Angelo

TaNeal Richardson, B.S.
Registrar
District

Ray Rivera, B.A., M.S.
Campus Dean of Adult, Continuing and Career Technical Education
Big Spring

Cindy Smith, B.S.
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 / PASS Grant Project Co-Director
District

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

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

Jim Walterhouse, B.A., B.S.
Director of Student Success / District Accessibility Coordinator
SWCD

Mike Yeater, B.S., M.S.
Athletic Director
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 / Division Chair CTE
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
Associate 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.M.E., 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

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 / Campus 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 / Supervising Dentist
Big Spring

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

Katrina Davis
A.A.S., LVN, Howard College
Instructor / CNA
San Angelo

Nelson Davis
Instructor / Program Chair / Construction Trades
San Angelo

Carah Dunagan
A.S., Howard College; B.S., M.A., Angelo State University
Assistant 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 / Division Chair Fine Arts
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

Natalie Franco
A.A.S., LVN, Howard College; BSN, Texas Tech University
Instructor / LVN
Big Spring

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

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
Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License
Instructor / Cosmetology
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 / RN
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.A. University of Texas Permian Basin
Assistant Professor / English / Division Chair Liberal Arts
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.H., Tiffin University
Assistant Professor / English, Humanities, Communication and Education / Campus Dean of Arts and Sciences
Big Spring

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

Evan Hoefelmeyer
B.S., Angelo State University
Instructor / Agriculture
Big Spring

Alan Hollandsworth
Instructor / Electrical Trades
FCI

Lanna Hubbard
B.S., M.S., Angelo State University
Assistant Professor / Psychology / Campus Dean of Arts and Sciences
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

Ken Johnson
A.A.S., Howard College
Instructor / LVN
Big Spring

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

Savannah Keane
B.S., 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 Illinois; 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 / Program Chair General Studies
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

Melissa Lloyd
LVN, Cisco Jr College; RN, Midland College; BSN, Capella University
Assistant Professor / RN
Big Spring

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

Sarah McKinnon
A.A.S., Angelo State University; B.S.N., Texas Tech University
Instructor / Vocational Nursing
San Angelo

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

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

Amanda Nieto
A.A.S., Howard College
Instructor / Cosmetology
Big Spring

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
San Angelo

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

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

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

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

Bel Rodriguez
LVN, Odessa College
Instructor / CNA
Big Spring

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

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

Kaitlin Villatoro
B.S.N., M.S.N., Angelo State University
Instructor / RN
San Angelo

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

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., M.A., Sul Ross University
Instructor / History
Big Spring

Dwight Willborn
Instructor / Building Trades
FCI

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