Oct 02, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 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. Marisha Beck***
Mr. Michael L. Flores*
Mr. Mark Morgan*
Mr. Ben Zeichick***
 

*   Term ends 2022
**  Term ends 2024
*** Term ends 2026

Administrative Officers

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

Amy R. Burchett, A.A., B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Executive Vice President

Pam Callan, B.A., M.A., M.S.
Executive Dean, San Angelo

Danny Campbell, B.S., M.S.
Executive Dean, SWCD

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

Eric Hansen, B.B.A.
Chief Technology Systems / Data Security Officer

Terry Hansen, A.A., B.S., M.S.
Special Projects Officer

Rhonda Kernick, B.S.
Chief Human Resources Officer

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

Tommie Alvarez, B.A.
Director of Testing and Student Development
Big Spring

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

Lee Bryant, A.A.S.
Director of Safety and Security
Big Spring

Mike Burrow
Director of Coliseum and Custodial Services
Big Spring

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

Monica Castro, B.S.
Executive Director
Lamesa

Shannon Creswell, A.A.S.
Director of Student & Administrative Services
SWCD

Robbie Creswell
Safety Security Coordinator
SWCD

Devon DeVore, B.S.
Software Support Coordinator
District

Jacqueline Dowell, B.B.A., M.S.
Director of AEL
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 / ADN Director
Big Spring

Mike Hemmeter, B.A.
District Director Veteran Affairs / Campus Director of Student Services
San Angelo

Jenee Higgins, B.A., M.A., M.H.
Dean of eLearning and Instructional Design
Big Spring

Steven Hoelscher
Director of Facilities and Fleet Maintenance
San Angelo

Lanna Hubbard, B.S., M.S.
Campus Dean of Instruction
San Angelo

Dee Lindsey, B.S.
Campus Dean of Workforce Development
Big Spring

Brenda Madore, B.S., M.A.
Chief of Staff / Institutional Advancement Officer
District

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

TaNeal Richardson, B.S.
Registrar
District

Fernando Rodriguez, Electrician Certificate
Director of Facilities and Fleet Maintenance
Big Spring

Bob Schmidt, A.S.
Director of System Administration
District

Cindy Smith, B.S.
Dean of Student Success / Public Information Officer
District

Beth Spence, B.B.A.
Payroll Manager
District

Quintinn Stewart, B.S.
Director of Technical Support Services
District

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

Shane Taiclet, B.B.A.
Director of Administrative Services
District

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

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

Mike Alexander
B.B.A., Texas Tech University
Instructor / Program Chair / Business
Big Spring

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

Christy Alton
B.S., Lubbock Christian University
Instructor / AEL
Big Spring

Martha Alvarez
A.A.S., B.S., Angelo State University
VN Instructor / EMS Clinical Coordinator
San Angelo

Jeff D. Anderson
B.A., Gallaudet University; M.S., Lamar University
Associate Professor / American Sign Language / 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
Associate Professor / 1st Year Director / Nursing
Big Spring

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
Associate Professor / Workforce Readiness
FCI

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

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

Gina Brown
Certificate, Waltham Weston School of Practical Nursing; RMA, AMT, LVN
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

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

Hope Cimino
A.D.N., Howard College, B.S.N., M.S.N., Lubbock Christian University
Instructor ADN
Big Spring

Christa Coffman
B.S., M.S., Angelo State University
Associate Professor Mathematics
San Angelo / Big Spring

Alan Cooper
Instructor / HVAC Technology / Program Chair IPT
San Angelo

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

Danielle DeWitt
A.A.S., Howard College
Instructor / Co-Program Chair Cosmetology / Cosmetology
San Angelo

Carah Dunagan
A.S., Howard College; B.S., M.A., Angelo State University
Assistant Professor / Program Chair / Surgical Technology / Division Chair Health Professions
San Angelo

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

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 / Program Director / LVN
Big Spring

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

J Ryan Gicklhorn
B.S., Texas Tech University
Instructor / Program Chair / Welding
Big Spring

Olivia Gonzalez
Texas Cosmetologist Operator Instructor License
Instructor / Co-Program Chair / 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 / ADN
San Angelo

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

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

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

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

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; M.S., Sul Ross University
Assistant Professor / Agriculture / Livestock Judging Coach
Big Spring

Alan Hollandsworth
Instructor / Electrical Trades
FCI

Chrissy Humphrey
B.S., University of Houston, M.A., M.S., Western Governors University
Assistant Professor / Mathematics
San Angelo

Travis Hunter
A.A., Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Wayland Baptist University; M.A., University of Phoenix
Associate Professor / Program Chair / EMS / Division Chair CE Health Professions / District EMS Duties
San Angelo

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

Dr. Akira Iwasa
B.S., Waseda University, B.S., University of Tokyo Japan, PhD., University of South Carolina
Professor / Mathematics
Big Spring

Bradford Johnson
M.S., Purdue University
Associate Professor - Livestock Judging Coach
Big Spring

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

Savannah Keane
B.S., M.S., Angelo State University
Biology Lab / Assistant Professor
San Angelo

Dr. Amber Kelly
B.F.A., New York University; M.A., Sul Ross; PhD., Texas Tech University
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
Associate Professor / Program Chair / Criminal Justice
Big Spring

Kristin King
B.A., University of Texas of the Permian Basin; M.S., University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Assistant Professor / College Prep English / Achievement Coach
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
RN, Howard College
Instructor / CNA / Ancillary Health Professions Coordinator
Big Spring

Tom Land
B.B.A., Angelo State University
Instructor / Executive Housekeeping
FCI

April Langehennig
B.A., Wayland Baptist University, M.A., University of Houston, M.F.A., Texas Tech University
Associate Professor / Theatre
Big Spring

Natasha Lasater
A.S., Angelo State University, B.S.N., Texas Tech University, M.S.N., Lubbock Christian University
Assistant Professor / ADN
Big Spring

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

Aviv Levy
Technical Certificate, Ivy Tech Community College and Southwest College for the Deaf
Instructor / Automotive Maintenance Technician
SWCD

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

Richard Light
M.Ed., Sul Ross University
Associate Professor / Program Chair / Construction Trades and IPT
Big Spring

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
SWCD

Bertha Lopez
M.S.N., Angelo State University
Associate Professor / ADN
San Angelo

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

Kris Louque
RN, M.S., D.O.N., Walden University
Associate Professor / VN
San Angelo

Juan Loya
Instructor / Commercial Food Management
FCI

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

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
Associate Professor / Curriculum Chair / 2nd Year Director / 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 / Program Chair / Business / Division Director CTE
San Angelo

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

Lynsey Parsons
M.A., Oklahoma State University
Assocaite Professor / History and Government
Big Spring

Brenda Perkins
B.A., Western Governors Institute
Instructor / AEL
Big Spring

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

Cassandra Phillips
A.A.S., Howard College
Instructor / Program Chair / Cosmetology
Big Spring

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

Belinda Rodriguez
LVN, Odessa College
Instructor / CNA / Medical Terminology
Big Spring

Tanya Rodriguez
A.A.S., Howard College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
Associate Professor / ADN
San Angelo

Melody Spradling
VN., Howard College; A.A.S., Excelsior College
Instructor / Program Chair CE Health Professions
Big Spring

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

Tim Stewart
Welding Certificate, Tulsa Welding School
Instructor / Welding
SWCD

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 / Mathematics
SWCD

Dr. Wade Thompson
B.A., University of Science and Arts Oklahoma, M.A., PhD., Texas A&M Commerce
Associate Professor / English
Big Spring

Manuel Tobias
B.S.N., Excelsior College; M.S.N., University of Texas at El Paso
Assistant Professor / Program Chair / VN
San Angelo

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

Courtney Tuxhorn
A.A.S., Midland College; B.S., Angelo State University
Instructor / Clinical Coordinator / Didactic
San Angelo

Etla Van Horne Carguill
B.S.N.,University of Montemorelos; M.S.N., University Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Associate Professor / ADN
San Angelo

Ryan Vazquez
B.S., Humboldt State University; PhD., Texas Tech University
Associate Professor
Big Spring

Fred Vera
M.S., Wayland Baptist University
Assistant Professor / Workforce Readiness
FCI

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
Big Spring

Rhonda Watson
LVN, Howard College
Instructor / CNA
San Angelo

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

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

Ashlee Weishuhn
B.A., M.Ed., Angelo State University, M.A., South New Hampshire University
Assistant Professor / English
San Angelo

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
Assistant Professor / History
Big Spring

Dwight Willborn
Instructor / Building Trades
FCI

Medical Director

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