Aug 24, 2019  
2014-2015 Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Board of Trustees, Administration and Faculty



HCJCD Board of Trustees

Dr. John E. Freeman***
Chairman

Mr. Maxwell Barr**
Vice Chairman

Mrs. Marie Ethridge***
Secretary

Mr. Michael Flores*
Mr. Murray Murphy*
Dr. Charles O. Warren***
Mr. Adrian Calvio**

***Term ends 2020
 **Term ends 2018
  *Term ends 2016

Administrative Officers

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

Nancy Bonura, B.S., M.A
Dean Student Affairs, SWCID

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

Danny Campbell, B.S., M.S.
Dean Academic Affairs, SWCID

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

Kinsey Hansen, B.B.A., M.B.A.
Executive Dean, Big Spring Area

John Parsons, B.A., M.S.
Chief Facilities Operations Officer

Jaime Rainey, B.S.
Executive Dean, San Angelo

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

Administrative Deans and Directors

Liz Adamson, A.S., B.S.
Dean of Enrollment Services & Reporting
District

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

Chad Averrette, B.S.
Director Workforce Training
Big Spring

Nancy Bonura, B.S., M.A.
Dean of Student Affairs
SWCID

Pam Callan, B.A., M.A., M.S.
Dean of Teaching and Learning Innovations
District

Danny Campbell, B.S., M.S.
Dean Academic Affairs
SWCID

Jeannie Carroll
District Director of Financial Accounting
District

Monica Castro, B.S.
Director
Lamesa

Craig Caudill
Maintenance Director
SWCID

Margaret Cervantes, A.S., B.B.A.
Director Student Accounting
District

Kym Clark
Director eLearning Services
District

Lewanda Diaz, A.A., B.F.A., M.A.
Title V/READE Grant Project Director
District

Candace Draper, B.S.
Dean Support Services
San Angelo

Jan Foresyth, A.A.
Director of Institutional Advancement
District

Luci Gabehart, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N.
Dean Health Professions
Big Spring

Eric Hansen, B.B.A.
Dean Information Technology Systems
District

Terry Hanson, B.B.A.
Director Facilities
Big Spring

Steven Hoelscher
Director Facilities and Fleet Maintenance
San Angelo

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

Rhonda Kernick, B.S.
Director Human Resources
District

Luis Kincade, A.S., B.S., M.L.S.
Dean of Libraries
District

Terri Nix, A.A., A.S., B.B.A., M.B.A.
Dean of Workforce
San Angelo

Vanessa Rowley, B.S.W., M.S.S.W
Campus Dean of Student Services
Big Spring

Fabian Serrano, B.S.
Director Contract Training
Big Spring

Britt Smith, B.S., M.S.
Athletic Director
District

Cindy Smith, B.S.
Director Effectiveness and Information
District

Ricky Sneed
Grounds Director
Big Spring

Danny Sparks, B.S.
Director Dual Credit Coordinator / Outreach
Big Spring

Michelle Trubenstein, A.A.S., B.A.T., R.R.T., M.H.L.
Dean Teaching and Learning Assessment
District

Debbie Ward, B.B.A., M.B.A.
Director of Financial Service
San Angelo

Gayla Williams, A.A., B.B.E., M.B.E.
Dean of Career and Technical Education
Big Spring

Nancy Woods-Hernandez, B.S., M.A., Psy.D.
Director of Continuing Education & Workforce Training
San Angelo

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

Lila Adkins
A.A., Howard College; B.S., M.B.A., West Texas State University. Additional graduate study: Texas Tech University, North Texas State University, University of Texas of the Permian Basin, University of Central Oklahoma, and Adams State College
Associate Professor / Business and Computer and Information Systems
Big Spring

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

Martha Alvarez
R.N., B.S.N., Angelo State University
Instructor / Vocational Nursing / EMS
San Angelo

Amber Kelly Anderson
M.A., Sul Ross; M.A., New York University
Assistant Professor / English / Campus Dean of General Studies
Big Spring

Jeff D. Anderson
B.A., Gallaudet University; M.S., Lamar University
Associate Professor / Career & Tech Ed / Sign Language
SWCID

Mandy Anderson
R.N., Covenant School of Nursing; B.S.N., Texas Tech University
Assistant Professor / Nursing
Big Spring

Vanessa Arista
LVN, A.A.S./RN, Howard College/B.S.N.
Instructor / Program Director / Vocational Nursing / CNA / Med Aide
Big Spring

Chad Averette
B.S. Lubbock Christian University
Instructor / Director of Workforce Training
Big Spring

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

K. Buddy Bauer
B.A., University of Texas, Dallas; CI/CT; BEI-V; Court Certification
Assistant Professor / Interpreter Training Program
SWCID

Cash Berry
B.S., M.S., Texas Tech University
Assistant Professor / Agriculture
Big Spring

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

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

Mark Burgess
A.S., Howard College
Instructor / Green Building Technology
FCI

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

Stacey Burrow
B.S. Texas Tech University
Instructor / Adult Education & Literacy
San Angelo

Amber Buske
B.A., California State University at Long Beach.
Additional graduate study: California State University at Dominquez Hills
Instructor / Director  of Testing & Tutoring Services
Big Spring

Pam Callan
B.A., M.A., M.S., Angelo State University; Additional graduate study: Angelo State University and Sul Ross State University
Professor / Speech / District Dean Teaching & Learning Innovations
San Angelo

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

Nancy Chavez-Coleman
R.N., A.A.S., Howard College
Instructor / Program Director LVN
San Angelo

Christa Coffman
B.S., M.S., Angelo State University
Assistant Professor / Mathematics
San Angelo

Leonard Christo
Assistant Professor / District Activity Director Title V eSTART Grant
MBA Trident University International, MA Angelo State University, BA Bentley University

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

Earl Diddle
B.S., Ashland University; M.S., Tennessee Tech University
Associate Professor / Kinesiology / Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Big Spring

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

Carah Dunagan
Instructor / Program Director Surgical Technology
AS Howard College
San Angelo

Carla Ebeling
B.S., M.S., Angelo State University
Assistant Professor / Biology
San Angelo

Larisa Elliott
Assistant to Workforce Training / Dean of Career and Technical Education and CTE Division
San Angelo

Jill Estes
LVN, A.A.S. RN, Cisco College
Instructor / Nursing
Big Spring

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 Flightline

John Fisher
B.A., Angelo State; M.S., Sul Ross State University, Additional graduate study: Sul Ross State University
Associate Professor / Criminal Justice
Big Spring

Robin Fitts
B.S., M.S., University of North Texas
Assistant Professor / English
Big Spring

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

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

Diane Gierke
A.A., Cochise Community College; B.S., M.A., University of Arizona; Additional graduate study: Indiana State University
Associate Professor / Program Director / Administrative Office Systems and Child & Family Development
San Angelo

Amanda Glasgow
B.A., Texas Tech University
Instructor / Developmental Studies / ESOL
SWCID

Angie Gonzalez
Licensed Instructor, Program Director Cosmetology
Instructor / Cosmetology
San Angelo

Olivia Gonzalez
Licensed Instructor, Texas Cosmetology Commission
Instructor / Cosmetology
San Angelo

Tim Green
Undergraduate studies Midland College
Instructor / Auto CAD / Basic Computers
FCI

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

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

Lane Halfmann
B.A., Texas Tech University
Instructor / Livestock Judging Coach

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

Justin Hammac
B.S., Angelo State University
Instructor / Nursing
San Angelo

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

Annessa Hays
B.S., Texas Tech; M.S., Texas Tech
Assistant Professor / Biology
San Angelo

Arvil Henry
Undergrad studies at Howard College
Instructor / Masonry
FCI

Lilli Hensley
B.A., Angelo State University; J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law
Professor / Program Director / Criminal Justice
San Angelo

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
Instructor / 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
Instructor / English
Big Spring

Steven Hobbs, Dr.
B.S., University of Texas, Permian Basin, Doctorate, Parker College
Associate Professor of Science
Big Spring

Alan Hollandsworth
Instructor / Electrical Trades
FCI

Lanna Hubbard
B.S., Angelo State University, 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 Director / EMS Co-Division Director of Health Professions
Big Spring San Angelo

Derrick Jackson
B.S., Hamilton University
Instructor / Kinesiology / Basketball & Volleyball Coach
SWCID

Nathan Jacobs
B.S. Midwestern State University; M.A. Texas A&M University; M.A. Texas Tech University
Assistant Professor / Theater / Drama
Big Spring

Randall Jenkins
B.S., M.S., M.Ed., Angelo State University
Associate Professor / College Preparatory Mathematics
San Angelo

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

Linda Keeney
B.S., M.S., Angelo State University
Associate Professor Math / Program Director Math, EDUC, PHED
Big Spring San Angelo

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

Daniel Kiley
M.S. Music, Indiana University
Instructor / Band
Big Spring

Lauri Kirgis
B.A.T., University of Texas-Brownsville; R.R.T. National Board for Respiratory Care
Instructor / Director of Clinical Education / Respiratory Care / Co-Division Director Health Professions
San Angelo

Tom Land
Instructor / Commercial Food Management
GEO

Marcela Leal
Instructor
GEO

Belinda Lendermon
A.A.S., Howard College
Instructor / Dental Hygiene
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, Office Technology, Computer and Information Systems
SWCID

Larry Logsdon
B.A. University of Houston; M.A.T. Angelo State University
Assistant Professor / History
San Angelo

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

Erin MacKenzie
B.S., M.S., Texas Tech University
Assistant Professor
Biology
Big Spring

Carol Mann
R.N., B.S.N., University of Bridgeport; M.S.N., Graceland University, C.R.N.A.
Professor / Nursing
Big Spring

Linda Marino
A.A., Howard College; B.A. University of Texas of the Permian Basin; M.A., Sul Ross State University
Assistant Professor
Developmental Studies
Writing / Title V Campus Activity Co-Director
SWCID

Raul Marquez
B.A., University of North Texas
Instructor / Green Construction Technology
Big Spring

Annie McKinnon, Dr.
Dr. in Chiropractic; Bachelor of Science in Anatomy; 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
Instructor / Dental Lab Technology
SWCID

Richard Merrick
Instructor / Plumbing
FCI

Gary Morris
B.S., Angelo State University
Instructor / Building Trades
Big Spring

Faleasha Moutry
V.N. Howard College, A.A.S. Angelo State University
Instructor
San Angelo

Jeremy Murphy
Head Men’s Basketball Coach
SWCID

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

Roger Nielsen
Assistant Professor / HVAC
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

Jordan O’Connell
B.A., M.A. University of Wisconsin
Instructor / History
Big Spring

David Orr, Dr.
D.D.S., B.S. University of Texas-Austin
Professor / Program Director Dental Hygiene / Supervising Dentist
Big Spring

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

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

Maria Padilla
A.A.S., Howard College
Instructor / Cosmetology
Big Spring

Annette Paige
A.A.S., Howard College, Licensed Texas Cosmetology Instructor
Instructor / Cosmetology
Big Spring

Gwen Parsons
B.A., M.Ed., Angelo State University
Program Director English / Title V Campus Activity Co-Director / Associate Professor / College Preparatory Studies
San Angelo

Jennifer Patterson
B.A. University of Arkansas, M.S., University of North Texas
Assistant Professor / College Preparatory English / Achievement Coach
Big Spring

Kirk Peterson
B.S., Midwestern State University; M.A., Angelo State University
Assistant Professor / Program Director Radiologic Tech
San Angelo

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

Patty Pfluger
Certificate/Serv Safe
Instructor / Commercial Food Management
FCI

Paula Plachno
B.A., Angelo State University
Instructor / College Prep English
San Angelo

Wayne Rackley
B.S., Abilene Christian University
Instructor / Program Director / Computer Aided Drafting Technology / CIS
San Angelo

Kelly Raines
B.S., M.B.A., Lindenwood University
Assistant Professor / Kinesiology / Head Softball Coach
Big Spring

Scott Raines
A.A. Northern Jr. College, B.S. Oklahoma Christian University
Instructor / Kinesiology / Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Big Spring

Robert Reid
TSTC
Instructor/HVAC
FCI

Marty Rice
Undergraduate study: Howard College
Instructor / Executive Housekeeping
FCI

Joey Roberts
B.S. Texas Tech University
Instructor / College Prep Math / Achievement Coach / Title V Campus Activity Co-Director
Big Spring

Scarlet Rodriguez
A.S. Howard College, B.B.A. Angelo State University
Instructor / College Prep Math / Acheivement Coach
San Angelo

Fabian Serrano
B.S., University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Instructor / Director of Correctional Studies
FCI

Stacy Slaten
B.F.A., B.S., Texas Tech University; M.F.A., Miami University
Assistant Professor / Art
Big Spring

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

Britt Smith
B.S., M.S., West Texas A & M University
Assistant Professor / Head Baseball Coach
Big Spring

Cheryl Smith
B.A. Angelo State University
Instructor / Adult Education & Literacy
San Angelo

Melody Spradling
A.S. Howard College
Instructor / LVN / Med Aide
Big Spring

Homer Stewart
B.M., Texas Tech University; M.M.Ed. Angelo State University
Associate Professor / Music / Program Director Fine Arts / Communications / Kinesiology
San Angelo

Susan Strickland
B.B.A., Angelo State University, M.Ed., Wayland Baptist
Associate Professor / Preparatory Studies / Program Director Math and Science / Title V Campus Activity Co-Director / Co-Director College Prep
San Angelo

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

Mary Tinsley
A.A., Howard College; B.S., Park University
Instructor / College Prep Math / Title V Tutor
San Angelo

Nancy Treadwell
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.L., Park University
Assistant Professor / Dean of Health Professions
San Angelo

Tommy Tune
B.A., Southwest Texas State University; M.A.,
Associate Professor / History
Big Spring

Debbie Van Pelt
A.A.S., Howard College; B.A., Angelo State University
Instructor / Adult Education & Literacy
Big Spring

Stephen L. Wakefield
B.M.E., Georgetown College, M.S. East Texas State University
Assistant Professor / Computer Science
Big Spring

Barbara Walker
B.B.A., West Texas State University, M.B.A., University of Texas at Permian Basin
Associate Professor / Business / Economics
San Angelo

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

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

Donald Weeks
Undergraduate study: East Texas State University
Instructor / Basic Computer Skills
GEO

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

Lisa Westlund
B.A., Gallaudet University
Instructor / Graphic Arts Technology
SWCID

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
Instructor / English
San Angelo

Dwight Willborn
Instructor / Building Trades
FCI

Deborah Williams
B.B.A., M.B.A., Angelo State University
Instructor / Adult Education & Literacy
San Angelo

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 / Dean CTE / Division Director Career & Technical Ed
Big Spring

Ethan Wills
B.A. Slippery Rock University of PA; M.A. University of North Texas
Instructor / Choral / Voice
Big Spring

Nancy Woods-Hernandez
B.S., San Diego State University; M.A., Webster University; Psy.D., Alliant International University; Additional graduate study: San Diego State University
Professor / Program Director / Business / Division Director CE & Workforce Training
San Angelo

Respiratory Care Medical Directors

Walter Rustmann, D.O., FCCP, FAASM
Des Moines College of Medicine

James A. Parker, JR., M.D.
Texas A & M University College of Medicine