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2013-14 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Board of Trustees/Faculty/Staff



Listed here are a number of Highline’s administrators, full-time faculty, and staff. More than 1,200 talented and dedicated people serve students at multiple locations throughout King County, but because of space limitations, we’re not able to list them all. Those who are listed, however, are those who you are most likely to come in contact with. They’re here to help you make the most out of your Highline experience.

Board of Trustees

DAN ALTMAYER (2008)

Federal Way: BA, Northern Illinois University

DEBRENA JACKSON GANDY (2010)

Des Moines: BA, Pepperdine University

FRED MENDOZA (2011)

Normandy Park: BA & JD, University of Washington

ROBERT ROEGNER (2011)

Federal Way: BA & MA, Pacific Lutheran University

SILI SAVUSA (2013)

White Center: BA, University of Washington

President

JACK BERMINGHAM (1994)

President: BA and MA, California State University, Northridge; PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara. Serves on a number of boards including the Southwest King County Economic Development Initiative, the Executive Committee of Community Colleges for International Development (CCID), and the Advisory and Education Council, and the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle.

Division Chairs

Arts and Humanities

WENDY SWYT (1996)

English: BA, College of Wooster; MA and PhD, University of Washington.

Business

BARBARA CERNA (2001)

Health Care Professions: Medical Assisting Certificate, Kenman Business University; AAS, Highline Community College.

Health, Education and Physical Education

KEITH PATON (1994)

Physical Education: BSE and MSE, University of Kansas.

Pure and Applied Science

AMELIA PHILLIPS (2002)

Computer Information Systems, Computer Science: BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MBA, University of Phoenix.

Social Sciences

RUTH FRICKLE (2000)

Psychology: BA, Linfield College; MA, Antioch University.

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

ROSEMARY ADANG (1990)

Literature, English: BA, Sonoma State University; MA, University of Washington.

OUSSAMA (SAM) ALKHALILI (2005)

Business Information Technology: BS, Strayer University; MS, American Intercontinental University.

THRESSA ALSTON (2001)

Counseling: AA, Merritt College; BA, John F. Kennedy University; MEd, Seattle University.

GLEN AVANTAGGIO (1998)

Philosophy: BA, University of Maine; PhD, University of Hawaii.

ERIC BAER (1997)

Geology: BA, Carleton College; PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.

TERESA BALKENENDE (2007)

History: BA and MA, University of New Mexico; PhD, University of Washington.

RICH BANKHEAD (2007)

Engineering: BS and MS, University of Washington.

GERRY BARCLAY (1992)

Biology, Botany: BS, Cal Poly; MS, Pennsylvania State University; ABD, Oregon State University.

ROBERT BAUGHER (1988)

Psychology: BA, University of Washington; MA, California State University, Fresno; PhD, Peabody/Vanderbilt University.

LISA BERNHAGEN (2000)

English: BA, Western Washington University; MA, University of Vaxjo, Sweden; MA, Western Washington University.

NICKI BLY (2008)

Respiratory Care: AAS, Highline Community College; BBA, American Intercontinental University.

ROBERT A. BONNER (1983)

Respiratory Care: BA, California Lutheran College; MEd, University of Washington.

CHRIS BRANDMEIR (1998)

Hospitality & Tourism Management: BA, University of San Francisco; MBA, National University.

ELLEN BREMEN (2004)

Communication Studies: BS and MA, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

DARRYL BRICE (2003)

Sociology: BS, Frostburg State University; MA & PhD, Loyola University.

TRACY BRIGHAM (1994)

Physical Education: BS, Florida State University; MS, University of Florida.

HARA BROOK (2001)

Reference Librarian: BA, Hofstra University; MLS, University of Washington.

HELEN BURN (1994)

Mathematics: BS, The Evergreen State College; MS, Western Washington University; PhD, University of Michigan.

MARIA CARPENTER (2001)

Nursing: AS, Highline Community College; BSN and MSN, University of Washington.

ANGELA CASTER (1994)

English: BA, University of California at Santa Barbara; MA, California State University, Stanislaus.

BARBARA CERNA (2001)

Health Care Professions: Medical Assisting Certificate, Kenman Business University; AAS, Highline Community College.

 SAMAD CHAKOUR (2004)

Business:  AA, Seattle Central Community College; BA, University of Washington; MBA, City University; DBA, University of Sarasota.

EMMANUEL CHIABI (1999)

Social Sciences: BA, Biola College; MA, California State University, Fullerton; MA and PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.

SHERRI CHUN (2005)

Business Information Technology: BA and MBA, University of Washington.

J. MICHAEL CICERO (1977)

Business: BA and MBA, Washington State University.

RAEGAN COPELAND (1998)

Business: BS, Florida State University; MIM, Thunderbird-American Graduate School of International Management.

CHÉ DAWSON (2003)

Paralegal, Men’s Basketball Coach: BA, Seattle University; JD, University of Washington.

JIN DO (2004)

Nursing: BSN, Seoul National University; MSN, University of Washington.

DANIEL DRISCHEL (2003)

Human Services: BA and MEd, University of Cincinnati.

ROBERT DROESSLER (2001)

Ceramics: BFA, Minnesota State University; MFA, Washington State University.

JOHN DUNN (1999)

Physical Education/Athletic Director: BS, Washington State University; MEd, City University.

MARIE ESCH-RADTKE (2004)

Nursing: BSN and MSN, University of Washington, Tacoma.

RAZMEHR FARDAD (2010)

Mathematics: AA, Saddleback College; BA, University of California, Berkeley; MS, California State Polytechnic University.

 KAREN FERNANDEZ (1998)

Reference Librarian: BS, The Evergreen State College; MLS, University of Washington.

THOMAS FLAHERTY (2012)

Chemistry: BS, University of California, Los Angeles; MS, Sam Houston State University.

RODNEY FOWERS (1998)

Psychology: BS, Weber State University; MA, Antioch University.

DANA FRANKS (1986)

Reference Librarian: BA, University of Vermont; MSLS, Columbia University.

SUE FRANTZ (2001)

Psychology: BA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MA, University of Kansas.

RUTH FRICKLE (2000)

Psychology: BA, Linfield College; MA, Antioch University.

SHANA FRIEND (2012)

Adult Basic Education: BA, University of Victoria; MA, Penn State University.

MOIRA FULTON (1988)

Reading: BA, University of Iowa; MEd, University of Vermont.

CHRISTINA GAN (2004)

Biology: BS and MA, Humboldt State University.

ARLINE GARCIA (1998)

Spanish: AA, Highline Community College; BA, MA and ABD, University of Washington.

MICHAEL GIRVIN (2002)

Accounting: BA, The Evergreen State College; BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; MBA, California State University, Hayward.

IGOR GLOZMAN (2000)

Physics: BS, MS and PhD, University of California, Los Angeles.

ALLISON GREEN (1994)

English: BA, The Evergreen State College; MFA, Emerson College.

PATRICIA HAGGERTY (1970)

Counseling: BA, Douglas College; MA, Ohio State University.

DARRYL HARRIS (2009)

Accounting: BS, United States Military Academy; MA, Washington State University.

 JACK HARTON (1994)

Reference Librarian: BS, Old Dominion University; MS, University of North Carolina.

SHARON HASHIMOTO (1990)

English: BA and MFA, University of Washington.

TAMARA HILTON (2007)

Interior Design: AAA, The Art Institute of Seattle.

BARBARA HUNTER (1995)

Mathematics: BS, St. Rita College, Philippines; MS, Centro Escolar University, Philippines.

HUI MING HUO (1997)

Sociology: BA and MA, Xian Foreign Language Institute, China; MA, Brigham Young University; PhD, University of Akron.

JENNIFER JOHNSTON (2012)

Healthcare Professions: BA, George Washington University; MPH, University of North Carolina.

JENNIFER JONES (1998)

Geography: BA, Carleton College; MA, University of Chicago; PhD, University of California.

LONNY KANEKO (1966)

English: BA and MA, University of Washington.

RAVINDER KANG (2001)

Computer Information Systems, Computer Science: BSc, Birmingham Polytechnic; MSc, University of Central England.

TOMMY KIM (2004)

English/American Ethnic Literature: BA, University of California; MA, University of Chicago; PhD, University of Minnesota.

CHRISTIE KNIGHTON (2008)

ABE/ESL: AA, Highline Community College; BAE, Pacific Lutheran University; MEd, University of Washington.

GLORIA ROSE KOEPPING (1988)

Counseling: BS, Washington State University; MA and PhD, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

SUSAN LANDGRAF (1988)

Humanities, Journalism, English: AA, Green River Community College; BA and MFA, University of Washington.

KADDEE LAWRENCE (1999)

Biology: BA, Colgate University; PhD, University of New Hampshire.

DIANA LEE (1990)

Mathematics: AA, Green River Community College; BS, Pacific Lutheran University; MA, University of Washington.

MONICA LEMOINE (2007)

English: BA, Virginia Tech University; MA, University of Wisconsin.

HAN LIM (1997)

Mathematics: BS, Walla Walla College; MS, Washington State University.

JOHN F. LINDSAY (1982)

Hospitality & Tourism Management: BA, University of Washington; MBA, City University.

AMAL MAHMOUD (1998)

English as a Second Language: BA, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; MA, The American University, Cairo; MS and PhD, Georgetown University.

MICHELE MANBER (1994)

Psychology: MA, San Francisco State University; PhD, University of Washington.

JUDY MANNARD (2012)

Engineering: AA, Highline Community College; BS & MS, University of Washington.

LAURA MANNING (2000)

Communication Studies: MA, University of Washington.

TARISA MATSUMOTO-MAXFIELD (2003)

English/American Multicultural Literature: BA, Drake University; MA, Iowa State University; MFA, University of Washington.

MAUREA MAYA (2004)

ESL: BA, University of Washington; MA, Seattle University.

PATRICIA MCDONALD (2006)

Education: BA, Western Washington University; MA, Pacific Oaks College NW.

TIMOTHY MCMANNON (2000)

American History: AA, College of Southern Idaho; BA and MA, Pepperdine University; PhD, University of Washington.

TERESE MEERDINK (1997)

Mathematics: BS and MEd, Stanford University; MS and PhD, University of Idaho.

ANGELA MEYER (2008)

ABE/ESL: BS, University of Illinois; MEd, Seattle University.

DEBORAH MOORE (2008)

Reference Librarian: BA, Linfield College; MFA, Eastern Washington University; MLIS, University of Washington.

DAN MORRILL (2012)

Computer Information Systems: BS, University of Maryland; MS, University of Maryland, College Park.

WOODY MOSES (2003)

Biology: BA, Vassar College; MS, Oregon State University.

AMBER ROWE MOSLEY (2003)

Physical Education/Women’s basketball coach: BS, University of Idaho; MS, Georgia Southern University.

STEWART MOUGHON (2011)

Biology:  BSc & PhD, Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Washington.

SARAH MUCHNICK (2006)

Nursing: BSN, Seattle Pacific University; MSN, University of Phoenix.

JESSICA NEILSON (2005)

Paralegal: BA, Whitworth College; JD, University of Oregon; LLM, Harvard Law School

GARTH NEUFELD (2008)

Psychology: BA, University of Saskatchewan; MA, Mennonite Biblical Seminary.

ANTHONY NEWTON (2004)

Accounting: BA and MA, University of Washington; DBA, University of Phoenix.

MARIE NGUYEN (1999)

Chemistry: BS, University of San Francisco; MA and PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.

KATE NOON-ULVILA (2011)

ESL Healthcare Pathways:  MEd TESOL, Seattle University; BA Film Studies, University of Colorado.

TINA OSTRANDER (2002)

Computer Information Systems, Computer Science: BS, University of Washington; MA, Gordon-Conwell; MS, Regis University.

KEITH PATON (1994)

Physical Education: BSE and MSE, University of Kansas.

JAMES PEYTON (1999)

Economics: BSFS, Georgetown University; MS and PhD, University of California, Davis.

JOHN C. PFEFFER (1988)

Chemistry: BA, Linfield College; PhC, Certificate, University of Washington.

AMELIA PHILLIPS (2002)

Computer Information Systems, Computer Science: BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MBA, University of Phoenix.

PAT PHILLIPS (1993)

Reading: BAE, Wayne State College; MEd, University of Washington.

HEATHER PRICE (2008)

Chemistry: BA, Western Washington University; PhD, University of Washington.

IGNACIO SANCHEZ RAMIREZ (2011)

Spanish:  AA, Shoreline Community College; BA, Spanish, Western Washington University; MA, Latin American Literature.

JASON RAMIREZ (2004)

Mathematics: BS and MS, California State Polytechnic University.

GREGORY REINEMER (2004)

Physics: BS, The Evergreen State College; MS and PhD, Montana State University.

SUSAN RICH (1999)

English: BA, University of Massachusetts; MEd, Harvard University; MFA, University of Oregon.

VICKIE A. ROPP (1988)

Communication Studies: BA, California State University, Long Beach; MEd, University of Alaska; PhD, University of Washington.

MARGARET (MEG) RYAN (1988)

Business: BA, San Diego State University; MS, University of Nevada, Reno; PhD, University of Washington.

RON SABADO (2002)

Accounting: AA, Highline Community College; BA, University of Washington; MSA, Central Michigan University.

MATT SCHWISOW (2004)

English: BAE and MA, Eastern Washington University.

ERIK SCOTT (2000)

Mathematics: BS, University of Wisconsin, Madison; MS, University of Washington.

T.M. SELL (1986)

Journalism, Political Science: AA, Highline Community College; BA, Western Washington University; MPA, The Evergreen State College; PhD, University of Washington.

SAM SHABB (1992)

Biology, Oceanography: BS and MS, Stanford University.

LIJUN SHEN (1997)

Adult Basic Education/English as a Second Language: BA, Shanghai Foreign Language Institute; MA and EdD, University of Washington.

MIRA SHIMABUKURO (1998; 2010)

English: BA, The Evergreen State College; MFA, University of Washington; PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

GAYATRI SIROHI (2008)

English: BA, Himachal University; MA, Panjab University; MA, University of Washington.

KATHERINE SKELTON (2004)

Mathematics: BS and MS, California State Polytechnic University.

DARIN SMITH (2008)

Physical Education: BS and MS, University of Illinois.

JOY SMUCKER (1994)

Paralegal: BA, State University of New York, Binghamton; JD, Seattle University.

LONNIE SOMER (2006)

Anthropology: BA, Rutgers University; MA and PhD, Washington State University.

KEVIN STANLEY (2008)

Economics: AS, Weber State University; BS, University of Utah; MA, Columbia University; ABD, University of Utah.

SYDNEY W. STEGALL (1992)

Humanities, Journalism, Music: BM and MM, Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati; PhD, Emory University.

LAURIE STEPHENS (2011)

Respiratory Care:  AAS, Respiratory Therapy; Teaching Certificate, Central Washington University.

JOY STROHMAIER (2002)

Biology: BS and MS, University of Wyoming.

WENDY SWYT (1996)

English: BA, College of Wooster; MA and PhD, University of Washington.

TIANYI TANG (1992)

English: BA, Jiangxi University; MA, University of Lancaster; MA, Bowling Green State University.

BEVIN TAYLOR (2007)

ESL: BA, Miami University; MA, Bowling Green State University.

SUSAN TAYLOR (2009)

Business Information Technology: BA, Central Washington University.

BENJAMIN THOMAS (2004)

Music: BA, Swarthmore College; MM, University of Michigan; DMA, University of Washington.

TERESA TRILLO (2002)

Nursing: AAS, Highline Community College; BSN, University of Washington, Tacoma; MSN, Seattle Pacific University.

GEOFF TURCK (2000)

Accounting: BA, Montana State University; MPAcc, University of Washington.

TIMOTHY VAGEN (2012)

Personal Fitness Traniner: BA, University of Tampa.

ALLAN WALTON (1981)

Mathematics: BA, University of Oregon; MS, University of Virginia.

JEFF WARD (2003)

Business: BA, Washington State University; MBA, University of Washington.

AARON WARNOCK (2002)

Mathematics: BA, California State University, Stanislaus; MA, California State University, Fresno.

NANCY A. WARREN (1999)

Hospitality & Tourism Management: AA, Grays Harbor College; BM, University of Puget Sound; MSOD, Central Washington University.

MARCIA WELCH (1998)

Business Information Technology: BA, Washington State University; MA, University of Phoenix.

BUZZ WHEELER (2001)

Paralegal: BA, Samford University; JD, California Western.

JODI WHITE (2007)

Education: BS, Ohio State University; MA, Pacific Oaks College NW.

CARLA WHITTINGTON (2001)

Geology: BS, Indiana Purdue University; MS, Indiana University.

DUSTY WILSON (2001)

Mathematics: BA, The Evergreen State College; MS, Western Washington University.

RUTH WINDHOVER (1987)

Literature, English: BA, Oberlin College; MA and PhD, Michigan State University; JD, Seattle University.

ROMAN WRIGHT (1999)

American Sign Language: BA, Antioch University; MA Ed. & MACP, City University.

Administrative and Professional Staff

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JENNIFER AMATO (2012)

Executive Assistant/Analyst, Vice President for Administration.

SHIRLEY BEAN (2006)

Director, Financial Services: ATA, South Puget Sound Community College; BA, The Evergreen State College; MA, Chapman University.

JACK BERMINGHAM (1994)

President: BA and MA, California State University, Northridge; PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.

JONATHAN BROWN (2001)

Associate Dean, Student Programs: BA and MA, Seattle University.

CATHY CARTWRIGHT (2002)

Budget Director: AA, Highline Community College; BA, Central Washington University.

TONI CASTRO (1996)

Vice President of Student Services: BA, University of the Pacific; MA, California State University, Stanislaus.

FRANCES CLARK (2003)

Director, Library Circulation Services: MLIS, University of Washington.

DENNIS COLGAN (2005)

Executive Director, Administrative Technology: BA, California State University - Northridge.

CARRIE A. DAVIDSON (2000)

Executive Assistant, Vice President for Academic Affairs: AA, Green River Community College.

ALEXANDRA DAVIS (2011)

Director, Student Support Services - TRiO: BA, George Mason University; MEd, Seattle University.

DENA DILLON (2006)

Executive Assistant, Student Services: AA, Spokane Falls Community College.

ROLITA EZEONU (2001)

Dean of Instruction for of Transfer & Pre-College Education: BA and MA, Washington State University; Ed.D. Seattle University.

LINDA FAAREN (2003)

Director, Puget Sound Welcome Back Center & ESL Special Projects: BA, Pacific Lutheran University; MA, Luther-Northwestern Seminary.

MARIKO FUJIWARA (1997)

Director, International Student Programs: BS and MA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

KATHLEEN HASSELBLAD (1998) 

Director, International Programs and Grants: BA and MA, Pacific Lutheran University; ABD, University of California, Santa Barbara.

BARRY HOLLDORF (2009)

Director, Facilities: BS, Washington State University; MA, University of Washington.

JOHN HUBER (1995)

Director, WorkForce Education Services: DC, Sherman College.

L. MICHELLE KUWASAKI (2011)

Director, Admissions/Entry Services: BA, University of Oregon; MA, Gonzaga University.

ALLISON LAU (2012)

Associate Dean, Student Development & Judicial Affairs: BA, University of Arizona; MS & PhD, University of Oregon.

MARC LENTINI (1997)

Director, Instructional Design: BS & MS, Cornell University.

SIEW LAI LILLEY (1989)

Director, Transfer Center: BA, Goucher College; MA, University of Illinois, Urbana.

MONICA LUCE (1998)

Dean of Instructional Resources: BA, Western Washington University; MLS, University of Washington.

ALICE MADSEN (1996)

Dean of Instruction for Professional Technical Education: BS and MEd, University of Cincinnati.

RASHAD NORRIS (2007)

Director, Outreach Services: BA, University of Puget Sound; MA, The Evergreen State College.

LORRAINE ODOM (2008)

Director, Financial Aid: BA, University of Washington Tacoma.

JUDY PERRY (1985)

Executive Director, Community Services and Supported Employment.

TOM POLLARD (1986)

Director, Media Services and Library Networks: AAS, Grays Harbor College.

JASON PRENOVOST (1998)

Director, Marketing/Men’s Soccer Coach: AA, Highline Community College; BSBA, Hawaii Pacific University; MA, Chapman University.

DEANA A. RADER (2008)

Director, Women’s Programs: MPA, The Evergreen State College.

PATTI ROSENDAHL (2007)

Executive Assistant to the President: BA, University of Washington; MA, University of New Orleans.

KAO SAECHAO (2008)

Director, Gateway to College:  BS, Oregon State University; MA, University of Washington.

JENNIFER SANDLER (2001)

Director, Access Services/ACHIEVE: AA, Highline Community College; BA, University of Washington; MEd, Seattle University.

MELISSA SELL (2001)

Executive Assistant, Vice President of Institutional Advancement: AAS, Highline Community College.

LISA SKARI (1992)

Vice President for Institutional Advancement: BS, Washington State University; MBA, Pacific Lutheran University; EdD, Washington State University.

GWEN SPENCER (2000)

Director, Educational Planning & Advising Center: BA, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire; MEd, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; EdD, Seattle University.

ROD STEPHENSON (2004)

Director, Resource Development/Executive Director, Highline Community College Foundation: BA, Western Washington University.

JEFF WAGNITZ (2000)

Vice President for Academic Affairs: BA and MA, Eastern Washington University.

STEPHEN WASHBURN (2003)

Director, Adult Basic Education: BA, University of Oregon; ME, Western Washington University.

TIM WRYE (1994)

Director, Instructional Computing: BME, Pacific Lutheran University.

LARRY YOK (2006)

Vice President for Administration: MBA, University of Puget Sound.