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Department Directory

A directory of phone extensions for each department within the college

Faculty Office Hours

  • Luke Adler
    • Name: Luke Adler
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Janet Akers-Montgomery
    • Name: Janet Akers-Montgomery
    • Title: Program Dir/Asst Prof RadTech
    • Department: Radiology Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3523
    • Office: CTE 172A

    Bio: Janet currently serves Jefferson College as the Program Director of Radiologic Technology. She holds her Master`s Degree in Educational Technology from Missouri Baptist University, she graduated in 2007 with her Bachelors of Science Degree in Public Administration from Central Methodist University and obtained her Associate of Science Degree in Radiologic Technology in 1997. She is also an ARRT Registered Mammographer and has worked in the field of radiology for 16 years in a combination of modalities including: Mammography, CT Scan, Angiography, general radiography and Fluoroscopy. She has also served as a clinical instructor and adjunct faculty for other radiology programs. Janet serves on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists and is member of American Society of Radiologic Technologists.

  • Brian Alderson
    • Name: Brian Alderson
    • Title: Campus Police Officer
    • Department: Campus Police
  • Michelle Allen
    • Name: Michelle Allen
    • Title: Financial Aid Technician
    • Department: Financial Aid
    • Phone: 636-481-3217
  • Roy Anderson
    • Name: Roy Anderson
    • Title: Campus Police Officer
    • Department: Campus Police
  • Chip Ashford
    • Name: Chip Ashford
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Vivian Aubuchon
    • Name: Vivian Aubuchon
    • Title: Assoc. Professor-Biology
    • Department: Biological Science
    • Phone: 636-481-3402
    • Office: ASI 202

    Bio: Assistant Professor of Biology.

  • Mary Baricevic
    • Name: Mary Baricevic
    • Title: Prof - Business Admin
    • Department: Business Management
    • Phone: 636-481-3311
    • Office: ASI 239H

    Bio: Mary Baricevic earned her B.S., B.A., M.P.A., and Ph.D. at Saint Louis University. Dr. Baricevic has almost fourteen years of professional accounting experience in the financial services industry and is a Certified Public Accountant.

  • Jeffrey Barlage
    • Name: Jeffrey Barlage
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Sheree Bell
    • Name: Sheree Bell
    • Title: Director of Purchasing
    • Department: Business Office
    • Phone: 636-481-3119
  • Jack Bender
    • Name: Jack Bender
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Sean Birke
    • Name: Sean Birke
    • Title: Professor - Chemistry
    • Department: Chemistry
    • Phone: 636-481-3330
    • Office: ASI 223

    Bio: Mr. Birke graduated in 1988 from Occidental College in Los Angeles with an B.A. in Chemistry and a research emphasis in Biochemistry in which he determined the kinetic mechanism for human erythrocyte Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. Over the next two years Mr. Birke pursued a M.S. degree in Organic Chemistry under the direction of Bob McMahon, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The focus of his research was organic non-linear optic materials. From Wisconsin, Mr. Birke moved to the University of Missouri at Columbia from 1990 to 2000. There, under the direction of Dave Emerich, he studied the genetic regulation of the malate dehydrogenase gene from Bradyrhizobium japonicum and its supporting role in nitrogen fixation. He is currently A.B.D. Mr. Birke was recently nominated to Who`s Who in American higher education. Some of his hobbies and other interests include: hiking, canoeing, reading and cooking.

  • Kevin Bloodworth
    • Name: Kevin Bloodworth
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Robert Blunk
    • Name: Robert Blunk
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Aaron Bockhorst
    • Name: Aaron Bockhorst
    • Title: HalfTime Inst-ATS Fire Science
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
    • Phone: 636-481-3371
    • Office: ATS

    Bio:

  • Timothy Boehme
    • Name: Timothy Boehme
    • Title: Professor-English
    • Department: English
    • Phone: 636-481-3334
    • Office: ASI 232

    Bio: Tim Boehme holds a Master of Arts degree in English from Southeast Missouri State University and a Doctorate in English from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale.

  • Corey Boles
    • Name: Corey Boles
    • Title: Campus Police Officer
    • Department: Campus Police
  • Debbie Bonham
    • Name: Debbie Bonham
    • Title: Admin Asst-VP Finance & Admin
    • Department: Business Office
    • Phone: 636-481-3121
  • Kenneth Boning
    • Name: Kenneth Boning
    • Title: Professor Teacher Educ
    • Department: Teacher Education
    • Phone: 636-481-3344
    • Office: ASII 404

    Bio: Dr. Ken Boning joined the Teacher Education faculty in 2006. He earned his Bachelor`s and Master`s Degrees from Truman State University and his Ph.D. from Saint Louis University. Dr. Boning taught high school for nearly a decade and holds certificates in secondary teaching and principalship.

  • Robert Brazzle
    • Name: Robert Brazzle
    • Title: Asst Prof-Physics
    • Department: Engineering
    • Phone: 636-481-3305
    • Office: ASI 219
  • Sarah Bright
    • Name: Sarah Bright
    • Title: Dir Student Financial Serv
    • Department: Financial Aid
    • Phone: 636-481-3218
  • James Bringer
    • Name: James Bringer
    • Title: Asst Prof-EMT
    • Department: Emergency Medical Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3549
    • Office: JCI 100A

    Bio: Mr. Bringer obtained an Associate of Arts degree from St. Louis Community College Meramec in 1979 and completed an Associate of Applied Science degree in Emergency Medical Technology in 1997 from Jefferson College. He started his EMS career with Valle Ambulance District in 1997. While at Valle Ambulance District he served as a captain and training coordinator. He started at Jefferson College in 1998 as an adjunct instructor and obtained full time faculty status in 2013. He is presently working part time for Joachim-Plattin Ambulance District. He has been in the emergency medical field for over 17 years.

  • Joseph Brown
    • Name: Joseph Brown
    • Title: Campus Police Officer
    • Department: Campus Police
  • Leslie Buck
    • Name: Leslie Buck
    • Title: Professor - Psychology
    • Department: Psychology
    • Phone: 636-481-3308
    • Office: ASI 225

    Bio: Leslie Buck earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology from Southeast Missouri State University and a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Community Counseling from the University of Oklahoma. She completed most of the requirements for her Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oklahoma-Norman, except the dissertation. Prior to joining the Jefferson College Psychology department in 2007, Professor Buck was an instructor at McKendree University in the Masters in Counseling program. She has also taught undergraduates about career and life planning at the University of Oklahoma. In addition, Professor Buck has worked in a variety of applied psychology settings, including community and hospital-based centers, providing psychological treatment to both children and adults. She has supervised the training of Masters-level counseling students. Her most recent applied position was in the United States Air Force at a military medical treatment facility.

  • Matthew Bunch
    • Name: Matthew Bunch
    • Title: Assoc.Prof.-Biomedical Sci-ATS
    • Department: College Studies
    • Phone: 636-481-3489
  • Aaron Burlingame
    • Name: Aaron Burlingame
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Mark Byington
    • Name: Mark Byington
    • Title: Professor - Criminal Justice
    • Department: Criminal Justice
    • Phone: 636-481-3373
    • Office: TC 315D

    Bio: Mark Byington earned his A.A. degrees from Mineral Area College. He went on to earn his B.S. degree from Southeast Missouri State University and his M.P.A. degree from City University in Bellevue Washington. He served as a police officer with the Dallas Police Department and with the Mineral Area College Department of Public Safety. He is the former director of the Mineral Area College Law Enforcement Academy and the Missouri Police Corps under the direction of the Office of Justice Programs. He is also a two term POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) Commissioner and served as training advisor and consultant to the Baltimore Police Commissioner and the City of Baltimore from 2007-2011. He currently serves as Law Enforcement advisor to the Center for Research on Institutions and Social Policy (CRISP).

  • Samantha Byrd
    • Name: Samantha Byrd
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Doug Cady
    • Name: Doug Cady
    • Title: Information Analyst
    • Department: Enrollment Services
    • Phone: 636-481-3232
  • Kristine Cagwin
    • Name: Kristine Cagwin
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Amy Call
    • Name: Amy Call
    • Title: Assoc. Professor-English
    • Department: English
    • Phone: 636-481-3320
    • Office: ASI 239I
  • Joseph Candela
    • Name: Joseph Candela
    • Title: Prof-Welding
    • Department: Welding (College Credit)
    • Phone: 636-481-3480
    • Office: CTE 145A
  • Mark Capriglione
    • Name: Mark Capriglione
    • Title: Temp-Fitness Center
    • Department: Fitness Center
  • Bruce Carr
    • Name: Bruce Carr
    • Title: Assoc Prof-Anat & Phys
    • Department: Biological Science
    • Phone: 636-481-3321
    • Office: ASI 226

    Bio: Assistant Professor of General Biology.

  • Blake Carroll
    • Name: Blake Carroll
    • Title: Professor-Art
    • Department: Art
    • Phone: 636-481-3364
    • Office: FA 206

    Bio: Blake Carroll received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Kansas City Art Institute, and his Master of Fine Arts from Boston University. Mr. Carroll creates paintings and photographs that combine figurative and abstract elements. Traditional themes of portraiture and landscape are explored in his work, as well as jazz music and urban/rural life. He works in the oil, acrylic, watercolor, and encaustic media.

  • Michael Cavaness
    • Name: Michael Cavaness
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Thomas Clyne
    • Name: Thomas Clyne
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Michelle Cobb
    • Name: Michelle Cobb
    • Title: Temp-Fitness Center
    • Department: Fitness Center
    • Phone: 636-481-3382
  • Tony Cook
    • Name: Tony Cook
    • Title: Professor-Bldg Repair TechATS
    • Department: Building Repair Technology (Ats)
    • Phone: 636-481-3458
    • Office: ATS 136
  • Leigh Ann Cornman
    • Name: Leigh Ann Cornman
    • Title: Asst Prof-Early Child Ed-ATS
    • Department: Early Childhood Ed (Ats)
    • Phone: 636-481-3562
    • Office: ATS 236
  • Jimmy Cox
    • Name: Jimmy Cox
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Tommy Cox
    • Name: Tommy Cox
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Phillip Crews
    • Name: Phillip Crews
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Cynthia Critchfield
    • Name: Cynthia Critchfield
    • Title: SrStudSvcsSpclst-Wkfrce/Employ
    • Department: Continuing Education
    • Phone: 636-481-3143
  • David Crocker
    • Name: David Crocker
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Carla Crowson
    • Name: Carla Crowson
    • Title: Financial Aid Advisor
    • Department: Financial Aid
    • Phone: 636-481-3202
  • Rachel Dacus
    • Name: Rachel Dacus
    • Title: Rad Tech Clin Coor/Faculty
    • Department: Radiology Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3497
    • Office: CTE 172B

    Bio: Rachel serves Jefferson College as the Clinical Coordinator for the Radiologic Technology Program. She holds her Master`s of Business Degree from Missouri Baptist University. She obtained her Bachelor`s of Science from Drury University in Springfield Missouri, where she also completed her Associate`s Degree in Radiologic Technology. Rachel graduated from Rolla Technical Center`s Radiologic Technology Program in 1999, She has worked in her field for over 20 years in many modalities including general radiography, CT Scan, Mammography, Fluoroscopy and pain control, QA/QC and Teleradiology/PACS. She has completed multiple registries in her field and as served as a clinical instructor for other radiology programs. She is a member of the Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.

  • Jennifer DeBourge
    • Name: Jennifer DeBourge
    • Title: OTA Fieldwork Cord/Asst Prof
    • Department: Occupational Therapy Assistant
    • Phone: 636-481-3427
    • Office: CTE 160C

    Bio: Jenny graduated from Washington University School of Medicine Program in Occupational Therapy in December of 2007 with a Masters of Science. Since then she has worked in Illinois, Missouri, Texas, North Carolina, and Alabama. Jenny has worked in many settings ranging from Hospital, Skilled Nursing Facility, Outpatient Pediatrics, Hippo-therapy, Aquatic Therapy, School-based, and Early Intervention. Jenny has a husband and 2 children who keep her busy outside of work. Jenny enjoys spending her summer weekends at Rend Lake and reading many Novels. Jenny also loves ALL superhero movies and the Chicago Cubs.

  • Christopher DeGeare
    • Name: Christopher DeGeare
    • Title: Dean of Instruction
    • Department: Office Of Dean Of Instruction
    • Phone: 636-481-3467
    • Office: CTE 101A
  • Bob Deutschman
    • Name: Bob Deutschman
    • Title: Director of Athletics
    • Department: General Athletics
    • Phone: 636-481-3386
  • James Dixon
    • Name: James Dixon
    • Title: Sr. Info Technology Tech
    • Department: Information Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3184
  • Jacalyn Eberhart
    • Name: Jacalyn Eberhart
    • Title: Prof-Health Occupations-ATS
    • Department: Health Services
    • Phone: 636-481-3457
  • Elizabeth Ebert
    • Name: Elizabeth Ebert
    • Title: Assoc. Professor - English
    • Department: English
    • Phone: 636-481-3328
    • Office: ASI 239J

    Bio: Elizabeth ("Lisa") Ebert earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Missouri Columbia and worked for several years in public relations and editing. She later earned three teaching certificates in English, Speech and Drama, and History. She followed that up with a Master`s Degree in English from the University of Missouri St. Louis. Lisa has taught in all educational levels, from elementary through university, and her creative writings have appeared in multiple journals.

  • Rebecca Ellison
    • Name: Rebecca Ellison
    • Title: Professor-Comm & Theatre
    • Department: Theatre
    • Phone: 636-481-3367
    • Office: FA 101A

    Bio: Rebecca Ellison holds a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication with a minor in English and a specialization in Education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (1992). She earned a Master of Arts in Speech Communication with an emphasis in Organizational Communication from Indiana University, Bloomington, in 1994. In 2010, she earned a PhD in Education from the University of Missouri, St. Louis. Dr. Ellison began teaching at Jefferson College in August 2000. She has served on the Faculty Senate and the Cultural Events and Community Outreach Committee. She is also involved with the PACE subcommittee. Dr. Ellison has directed numerous plays and musicals in the Theatre Department. She was named the Phi Theta Kappa teacher of the year for 2003-2004 and won the Outstanding Achievement Award for Faculty (the Emerson Award) in 2007.

  • Daniel Ennenbach
    • Name: Daniel Ennenbach
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Gabrielle Everett
    • Name: Gabrielle Everett
    • Title: Professor-History
    • Department: History
    • Phone: 636-481-3345
    • Office: ASII 410

    Bio: Gabrielle Everett completed her Bachelor of Arts degree (1990) at Lyon College and her Master of Arts degree (1995) and a Specialist in Community College Teaching degree (2001) at Arkansas State University. Prior to becoming a community college instructor, she spent six years teaching in the public school system in Oxford, Mississippi. Professor Everett has worked at community colleges in Arkansas, Arizona, and Missouri. Professor Everett has served on numerous college committees and has held leadership positions on Faculty Senate and JCNEA executive councils. She is a member of the National Women`s Studies Association, the Missouri Historical Society, and the National Organization for Women, and is a contributor to the Women Airforce Service Pilots Museum. Her main area of study is 20th century America and Europe.

  • Paul Ferber
    • Name: Paul Ferber
    • Title: Assoc Prof-LEA
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
    • Phone: 636-481-3442
  • David Frank
    • Name: David Frank
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Ashley Fry
    • Name: Ashley Fry
    • Title: Faculty-Nursing
    • Department: Nursing
    • Phone: 636-481-3412
    • Office: CTE 113

    Bio: Ms. Fry has been a nurse for almost 10 years and has experience in medical surgical nursing, telemetry, and the operating room. Ms. Fry graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College. She is currently working on a MSN in Education and cannot wait to share her knowledge with the new nursing students.

  • Emily Gass
    • Name: Emily Gass
    • Title: Asst Prof-Nursing
    • Department: Nursing
    • Phone: 636-481-3548
    • Office: CTE 109

    Bio: Ms. Gass graduated from the University of Missouri St. Louis with a Bachelors in Nursing in 2004. She completed the NICU fellowship at Mercy St. Louis and worked in the NICU, PICU, Pediatric Medical Floor and Mother/Baby for 13 years. She also has 2 years` experience working in a PACU and taught Fundamental and Pediatric clinicals for Jefferson College this past year. Emily is excited to share her knowledge with all of the students.

  • Daryl Gehbauer
    • Name: Daryl Gehbauer
    • Title: VP Finance & Administration
    • Department: Business Office
    • Phone: 636-481-3120
  • Brian Gillaspie
    • Name: Brian Gillaspie
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Andrew Godi
    • Name: Andrew Godi
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Jacob Green
    • Name: Jacob Green
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Nicholas Green
    • Name: Nicholas Green
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Carrie Greer
    • Name: Carrie Greer
    • Title: Director of Admissions
    • Department: Admissions
    • Phone: 636-481-3220
  • Stephanie Grubb
    • Name: Stephanie Grubb
    • Title: Asst Prof-Biology
    • Department: Biological Science
    • Phone: 636-481-3313
    • Office: ASI 239F

    Bio: Ms. Grubb possesses a PhD in Pharmacological and Physiologucal Sciences from SLU School of Medicine.

  • Michelle Gundlach
    • Name: Michelle Gundlach
    • Title: Faculty-Vet Tech
    • Department: Veterinary Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3440
    • Office: CTE 137D

    Bio: Dr. Michelle Gundlach received her Bachelor`s degree in biology from Western Illinois University Summa Cum Laude in 1988. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine as salutatorian of the Class of 1992. Dr. Gundlach spent several years in rural mixed animal practice before changing focus to small animal clinical practice. She served 3 years as President of the Southern Illinois VMA, as well as 7 years on the Illinois State VMA Board of Directors. She accepted the position of Director of Education for the ISVMA in 2013. Teaching has always been a strong interest for Dr. Gundlach; she is happy to have the opportunity to be a veterinary technology educator at Jefferson College. She resides in Illinois with her husband, daughter, and multiple pets.

  • Douglas Hale
    • Name: Douglas Hale
    • Title: Assoc Prof - CIS
    • Department: Computer Information Systems
    • Phone: 636-481-3417
    • Office: TC 201

    Bio: Mr. Douglas Hale, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, is a 15 year IT professional, including 12 years as a Project Lead Engineer at Fortune 500 companies. He holds an A+ CompTIA Certification. He earned his MBA Specializing in Applied Computer Science.

  • Derek Hanley
    • Name: Derek Hanley
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Kimberly Harvey-Manus
    • Name: Kimberly Harvey-Manus
    • Title: VP of Student Services
    • Department: Office Of Vp Student Services
    • Phone: 636-481-3200
    • Office: SC 205A
  • Denise Hawkins
    • Name: Denise Hawkins
    • Title: Off-Campus Office Spec-JCI
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
    • Phone: 636-481-3425
  • Patrick Hawkins
    • Name: Patrick Hawkins
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Barbara Haynes
    • Name: Barbara Haynes
    • Title: Associate Professor - Nursing
    • Department: Nursing
    • Phone: 636-481-3426
    • Office: CTE 133

    Bio: Mrs. Haynes, originally a Diploma RN, subsequently received a BSN from Chamberlain University, and completed an MSN-Ed from McKendree University. She also serves as the Level II/RN Coordinator. She has extensive experience in cardiology and ICU, Cardiac catheterization lab, Medical-Surgical nursing and Home Health, and carries certifications in Parish Nursing and Holistic Nutrition. She serves as a licensed minister and as the head nurse of a medical mission team, taking teams to third-world countries to provide medical care.

  • Miriam Helms
    • Name: Miriam Helms
    • Title: Admin Asst-VP of Instruction
    • Department: Vice President Of Instruction
    • Phone: 636-481-3301
  • Melissa Herold
    • Name: Melissa Herold
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Joshua Heter
    • Name: Joshua Heter
    • Title: Faculty-Philosophy
    • Department: Philosophy
    • Phone: 636-481-3323
    • Office: TC 315E
  • Christopher Hoffman
    • Name: Christopher Hoffman
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Lisa Hollander
    • Name: Lisa Hollander
    • Title: Professor - History
    • Department: History
    • Phone: 636-481-3352
    • Office: ASII 406

    Bio: Professor Lisa Hollander holds a BA in English from the University of Denver, a diploma in International and Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics, an MA from Columbia University in New York, and has completed coursework for a PhD in History. Ms. Hollander teaches courses in three disciplines: Geography, History, and Political Science. Professor Hollander has taught at Jefferson since 1997, and, in that time, she has earned the Student Senate Faculty Member of the Year award, the Governor`s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Linda Johnston Assessment Award, Jefferson College`s Foundation Faculty of the Year award, and the Missouri Community College Association`s Global Educator of the Year award. Deeply committed to bringing international issues into the Missouri community college curriculum, Ms. Hollander serves on the Diversity Committee and the Global Education Subcommittee and acts as Coordinator of the Global Studies Program. Born in Zimbabwe, Ms. Hollander has lived in a multitude of countries in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, and has lived in six different states of the United States. In her spare time, she collects history books and travels as much as possible.

  • Scott Holzer
    • Name: Scott Holzer
    • Title: Professor - History
    • Department: History
    • Phone: 636-481-3346
    • Office: ASI 107E

    Bio: Scott Holzer holds a B.A. from Humboldt State University, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi. Dr. Holzer began teaching in 1993 and has taught at Jefferson College since 1997. In that time, he has received The Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award, the Governor`s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Teacher of the Year from Jefferson College`s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, Xi Zeta, and twice been named Faculty Member of the Year by the Student Senate.

  • Darrel Hulvey
    • Name: Darrel Hulvey
    • Title: Campus Police Officer
    • Department: Campus Police
    • Phone: 636-481-3509
  • Tracy James
    • Name: Tracy James
    • Title: Sr. Dir-Information Technology
    • Department: Information Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3187
  • Branden Janes
    • Name: Branden Janes
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Michelle Jenkel
    • Name: Michelle Jenkel
    • Title: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Jennifer Johnson
    • Name: Jennifer Johnson
    • Title: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Kathy Johnson
    • Name: Kathy Johnson
    • Title: Asst Prof-Business Mgmt
    • Department: Business Management
    • Phone: 636-481-3428
    • Office: TC 301

    Bio:

  • John Johny
    • Name: John Johny
    • Title: Professor - Mathematics
    • Department: Mathematics
    • Phone: 636-481-3326
    • Office: ASI 234

    Bio: Mulavana Johny holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Master of Science in Statistics (Applied Mathematics), both from the University of Kerala, India

  • William Kaune
    • Name: William Kaune
    • Title: Assoc Prof - HVAC
    • Department: Heating Refrig & A/C Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3408
    • Office: CTE 148
  • Alexander Kausler
    • Name: Alexander Kausler
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Amy Kausler
    • Name: Amy Kausler
    • Title: Professor - Psychology
    • Department: Psychology
    • Phone: 636-481-3317
    • Office: ASII 405

    Bio: Amy Kausler earned an Associate of Arts Degree from Jefferson College, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Saint Louis University, a Master of Arts Degree in Psychology from University of Missouri - St. Louis, and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri - St. Louis. A graduate of Crystal City High School, Dr. Kausler is a lifelong resident of Jefferson County and enjoys working with students from the community in which she resides. Her interests include reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

  • Andrew Kerckhoff
    • Name: Andrew Kerckhoff
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Brianne Kreitler
    • Name: Brianne Kreitler
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Constance Kuchar
    • Name: Constance Kuchar
    • Title: Professor-Mathematics
    • Department: Mathematics
    • Phone: 636-481-3338
    • Office: TC 315C

    Bio: Constance Kuchar has been at Jefferson since 1996. Ms. Kuchar earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri - St. Louis and a Master of Arts from St. Louis University. In her spare time, Ms. Kuchar enjoys hiking and biking. Her goal is to bike the entire KATY trail from St. Charles to Sedalia.

  • Kathy Kuhlmann
    • Name: Kathy Kuhlmann
    • Title: Director-Fin Rep&Analysis
    • Department: Business Office
    • Phone: 636-481-3131
  • Darrell Kyle
    • Name: Darrell Kyle
    • Title: Director of ATS
    • Department: Office Of Director Of Ats
    • Phone: 636-481-3423
  • Adam Lambrich
    • Name: Adam Lambrich
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Matthew Larson
    • Name: Matthew Larson
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Shanie Latham
    • Name: Shanie Latham
    • Title: Assoc Prof-English
    • Department: English
    • Phone: 636-481-3276
    • Office: ASII 402

    Bio: Shanie Latham earned a BA in Media Studies from the University of Houston Clear Lake and an MFA in Creative Writing from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She is an associate editor at River Styx magazine and is series co-editor of the New Stories from the Midwest anthologies. Her work has appeared in Boulevard and Slant.

  • Dedric Lee
    • Name: Dedric Lee
    • Title: Professor - Political Science
    • Department: Political Science
    • Phone: 636-481-3315
    • Office: ASI 221

    Bio: Mr. Lee earned a Master of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts in History from Arkansas State University. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Southern Mississippi and an Associate of Arts degree in Paralegal Technology from Jones County Junior College. Prior to joining the Jefferson College faculty, Mr. Lee taught classes at Arkansas State University. He was also the Secretary General for the Arkansas State University Model United Nations Chapter.

  • Janet Loida
    • Name: Janet Loida
    • Title: AcadCoor ClinEd/Assoc Prof-PTA
    • Department: Physical Therapist Assistant
    • Phone: 636-481-3522
    • Office: CTE 166A

    Bio: Jan received her BS in Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University in 1981. During her 30 years as a clinician, she has worked in the rural healthcare setting with all patient types, ages, and in various settings to include hospital in-patient/acute rehab, outpatient orthopedics and industrial rehab, geriatric and pediatric home care, and skilled nursing facilities. She has taught stress and pain management as a childbirth educator for over 20 years, as well as trained and led experiential professional development courses to improve communication skills and enhance relationships. Through her professional, personal and community involvement, she has touched many families throughout the surrounding southeast Missouri counties as rehab therapist, Program Manager, educator, parent mentor and friend. Jan is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Missouri Physical Therapy Association, and the Missouri Community College Association.

  • Shawn Loness
    • Name: Shawn Loness
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Tony Loretta
    • Name: Tony Loretta
    • Title: Campus Police Officer
    • Department: Campus Police
    • Phone: 636-481-
  • Elise Lubiewski
    • Name: Elise Lubiewski
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Amanda Macke
    • Name: Amanda Macke
    • Title: Assoc Prof-Biomedical Sci-ATS
    • Department: Project Lead The Way
    • Phone: 636-481-3453
  • Ashley Mangrich
    • Name: Ashley Mangrich
    • Title: Asst Prof-Health Info Tech
    • Department: Health Information Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3563
    • Office: JCA 306

    Bio: Ashley Mangrich received a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management and a Master`s degree in Health Administration from Saint Louis University. She has worked in a variety of healthcare settings including health insurance companies, hospitals/clinics, and health systems. Ashley holds a RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) credential through AHIMA. She is an active member in the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), Missouri Health Information Management Association (MOHIMA), and the Eastern Missouri Health Information Management Association (EMHIMA).

  • Dianne Marquart
    • Name: Dianne Marquart
    • Title: Assoc Prof - Mathematics
    • Department: Mathematics
    • Phone: 636-481-3366
    • Office: ASI 211
  • Connie Marshall
    • Name: Connie Marshall
    • Title: Financial Aid Asst II
    • Department: Financial Aid
    • Phone: 636-481-3219
  • Conner Mason
    • Name: Conner Mason
    • Title: Campus Police Officer
    • Department: Campus Police
  • Amy McDaniel
    • Name: Amy McDaniel
    • Title: Director of Nursing
    • Department: Nursing
    • Phone: 636-481-3465
    • Office: CTE 131A

    Bio: Mrs. McDaniel began her career in the healthcare field in 1994 as a certified nurse aide. She then pursued a career in massage therapy and worked as a licensed massage therapist until 2007. She returned to school as a non-traditional student and is a 2009 Jefferson College nursing alumna. She obtained her BSN with Chamberlain College where she graduated cum laude with Presidential Honors in 2012, and completed her MSN degree in education graduating cum laude in 2017. Her nursing background is medical/surgical nursing, outpatient surgery, surgical intensive care, and neuro intensive care. She is passionate in the field of healthcare simulation is currently pursuing certification as a healthcare simulation educator.

  • Amanda McKay
    • Name: Amanda McKay
    • Title: Financial Aid Asst I
    • Department: Financial Aid
    • Phone: 636-481-3239
  • David McNair
    • Name: David McNair
    • Title: Professor-CIS
    • Department: Computer Information Systems
    • Phone: 636-481-3471
    • Office: TC 201

    Bio: Mr. David McNair, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems at Jefferson College, has been teaching and developing the Graphics/Web Development degree program since 2001. Mr. McNair has business experience as a Web Developer, Programmer and Technical Writer and has developed the classes for the current degree program. Other duties at Jefferson College have included chairing the Academic Affairs Committee and overseeing the implementation of MyItLab for CIS133 and Mygraphics lab for CIS135- Introduction to Photoshop. He has also development many of the online classes for the degree plan. David McNair also performs as a jazz violinist with his group Tzgane.

  • Raymond Meyer
    • Name: Raymond Meyer
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Nancy Miller
    • Name: Nancy Miller
    • Title: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Physical Therapist Assistant

    Bio: Nancy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics in 1998 and Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2000 from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. She also received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Montana in 2018. She is a licensed physical therapist in MO.

    She has treated patients in acute care and skilled nursing facilities and currently treats patients in home health. She has also worked in rehabilitation corporate compliance and as an instructor in another regional PTA program. In addition to her adjunct faculty role in Jefferson College`s PTA Program, Nancy also serves as a Laboratory Assistant at Washington University`s Program in Physical Therapy. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Missouri Physical Therapy Association.

    Nancy enjoys running and spending time with her family while encouraging her children in basketball and youth triathlons.

  • David Mitchell
    • Name: David Mitchell
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Ashley Moll
    • Name: Ashley Moll
    • Title: PT Office Ast-Res & Stu Life
    • Department: Viking Woods Housing
  • Jessica Montgomery
    • Name: Jessica Montgomery
    • Title: Asst Dir-Residential&Stu Life
    • Department: Viking Woods Housing
    • Phone: 636-481-3295
  • Timothy Nengel
    • Name: Timothy Nengel
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Nick Nihira
    • Name: Nick Nihira
    • Title: Professor - Art
    • Department: Art
    • Phone: 636-481-3377
    • Office: FA 208

    Bio: Nick Nihira attended Jefferson College as an Art Major and then transferred to Columbus College of Art & Design in Ohio, where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. He received his Master of Fine Arts from Washington University in Saint Louis while working in the graphic and commercial art industry. Mr. Nihira works in a range of traditional and digital media.

  • Charles Nitsch
    • Name: Charles Nitsch
    • Title: Prof-Bldg Trades-ATS
    • Department: Advanced Residential Carpentry
    • Phone: 636-481-3564
  • Sheba Nitsch
    • Name: Sheba Nitsch
    • Title: Prof - Applied Comm-ATS
    • Department: Communications B
    • Phone: 636-481-3496
    • Office: ATS 113
  • Stephen Noblitt
    • Name: Stephen Noblitt
    • Title: Temp-Fitness Center
    • Department: Fitness Center
  • Kory Noeth
    • Name: Kory Noeth
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • April Norton Gunther
    • Name: April Norton Gunther
    • Title: Associate Prof - Nursing
    • Department: Nursing
    • Phone: 636-481-3409
    • Office: CTE 135

    Bio: Mrs. Gunther began her teaching career in 2013. Mrs. Gunther teaches in the Level I/PN and Level II/RN programs. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she also serves as the Level I/PN Coordinator. She began her nursing career in 1996 moving from long-term care, to orthopedic nursing, oncology, disease management, care management, and finally critical care nursing. Mrs. Gunther graduated from Owens Community College, in Toledo, Ohio, in 1995 with an associate degree in nursing. She continued her education obtaining her Bachelor in Science in Nursing in 2011, and then her Master in Science of Nursing with Nursing Education focus in 2013.

  • Bernard OBrien
    • Name: Bernard OBrien
    • Title: Temp-Information Technology
    • Department: Information Technology
  • Chris Otto
    • Name: Chris Otto
    • Title: Assoc Prof-English
    • Department: English
    • Phone: 636-481-3307
    • Office: FA 105

    Bio: Chris has a BA from Truman State, an MA from SEMO, and an additional MA from the University of Missouri. Chris is the father of three children, and enjoys backpacking, canoeing, and cycling.

  • Elke Overton
    • Name: Elke Overton
    • Title: Asst Prof-Music
    • Department: Music
    • Phone: 636-481-3372
    • Office: FA 102B

    Bio: Elke Overton is currently conducting the Wind Ensemble at Jefferson College and teaching Music Appreciation, Music Literature and World Music. Ms. Overton has a Bachelor`s Degree in Music Education from the University of Northern Iowa and a Masters Degree in Wind Conducting from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Ms. Overton has studied conducting with wind conductors across the nation, including Frank Battisti, Alan McMurray, Mallory Thompson, Rod Winther, Jerry Junkin, Bob Reynolds and Wayne Jeffreys. She has been teaching and playing saxophone in the St. Louis metro area since 1993. She also remains active with professional organizations including the Conductor`s Guild, CBDNA, WASBE and MMEA. Ms. Overton has extensive experience teaching music at all levels - elementary, middle school, high school, community college and university.

    Ms. Overton`s previous positions were at Washington University, St. Charles Community College, Webster University and University of Missouri-St. Louis. At Washington University, she assisted with rehearsals with the Orchestra. At SCC, she worked as the Instrumental Music Coordinator and Assistant Music Professor; conducted both the Concert Band and the Orchestra; taught courses in the Music Department, including Music History and Conducting; and taught the woodwind studio. She also taught classical saxophone at both Webster University and University of Missouri-St. Louis.

  • Lisa Pavia-Higel
    • Name: Lisa Pavia-Higel
    • Title: Assoc Prof-Comm & Theatre
    • Department: Communication
    • Phone: 636-481-3411
    • Office: ASII 407

    Bio: Lisa Pavia-Higel holds a BA and MA from Webster University in Mass Media Communication and is a long time resident of Jefferson County. After a career working in non-profit public relations for the YMCA, Pavia-Higel became a full-time educator with a mission to work in the community. She began teaching in 2002 as an adjunct at St. Louis Community College. She has also taught at Ranken Technical Institute and East Central College before coming to Jefferson College in 2013. Pavia-Higel is involved in the Ted X program, the global education committee and many others. When she`s not teaching, Pavia-Higel writes on geek culture and education and performs with an educational children`s theater, stage combat troupe called Swords and Roses. Her one-act play, Tales from the Mommy Wars was produced by Arnold Community Theater Troupe as part of their annual one-act play competition.

  • Patricia Peery
    • Name: Patricia Peery
    • Title: Information Analyst
    • Department: Financial Aid
    • Phone: 636-481-3238
  • Steven Pinkerton
    • Name: Steven Pinkerton
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Scott Poe
    • Name: Scott Poe
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Lisa Pritchard
    • Name: Lisa Pritchard
    • Title: Director of Library Services
    • Department: Library
    • Phone: 636-481-3160
  • Tamela Reaves
    • Name: Tamela Reaves
    • Title: Assoc Prof - College Studies
    • Department: College Studies
    • Phone: 636-481-3277
    • Office: TC 315B

    Bio: Tamela joined the teaching staff at Jefferson College in 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Missouri Baptist University here at the Jeffco campus, and her Masters of Education from Southwest Missouri Baptist University. Ms. Reaves taught 1st and 5th grades in private education for more than 15 years and taught 6th grade in the public school system for 4 years. Tamela became coordinator of the College Studies courses in 2013. She has served on the Curriculum Committee and currently serves on the Student Learning and Support Committee.

  • Tyler Reed
    • Name: Tyler Reed
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Jeremy Rempel
    • Name: Jeremy Rempel
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Charlie Roberts
    • Name: Charlie Roberts
    • Title: Assoc Prof - Vet Tech
    • Department: Veterinary Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3449
    • Office: CTE 137C

    Bio: Ms. Carleen Roberts received her A.A.S. degree in Veterinary Technology in 1998 from Jefferson College. She received her Bachelor`s degree in professional studies in 2010 and her Master of Science in Education degree in 2012, both from Missouri Baptist University. She worked in private practice until 2005. She accepted an adjunct faculty position as a laboratory assistant for the Veterinary Technology program at Jefferson College in 2004. She then accepted a full-time laboratory assistant position in 2005. Her current duties include teaching full time in the Veterinary Technology program. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Veterinary Technology and holds a Career Education Teaching Certificate.

    Carleen heads the Jefferson College Veterinary Technology Adoption Program. She fields applications and sets up meeting with potential adopters to meet the animals. She also holds weekend adoption events. She does a large portion of this on her own time in the evenings and on the weekends.

    Carleen recently obtained a Certificate in Equine Medicine by completing and online program and attending a hands on wet-lab.

    Carleen attends seminars and workshop to stay current in the field of veterinary medicine as well as the field of education. Carleen also maintains her professional veterinary technician license.

    Carleen has taught a Junior Vet Program for the Girl Scout Council of Greater St. Louis for the last two years during the summer camp sessions. She regularly attends local districts career days and speaks about the opportunities for students in veterinary medicine.

  • Robert Rodden
    • Name: Robert Rodden
    • Title: Prof-Metal Fab-ATS
    • Department: Metal Fabrication
    • Phone: 636-481-3459
  • Skyler Ross
    • Name: Skyler Ross
    • Title: Assoc Prof - Math
    • Department: Mathematics
    • Phone: 636-481-3378
    • Office: TC 315F

    Bio: Skyler Ross joined the Mathematics faculty at Jefferson College in 2004 after teaching in Tennessee, and in his home state of Maine. In his spare time, Skyler enjoys woodworking, camping, and hiking.

  • Cindy Rossi
    • Name: Cindy Rossi
    • Title: Professor - Business Mgmt
    • Department: Business Management
    • Phone: 636-481-3410
    • Office: TC 301

    Bio: Cindy Rossi has been teaching at Jefferson College since January 1988. She received her BBA degree in Marketing from Middle Tennessee State University. In 1989, she received her MBA from Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri. She is currently enrolled at St. Louis University working on her Ph.D. in Leadership in Higher Education. She serves on the Marketing and Public Relation committee at Jefferson College, Faculty Senate, and represents the Business Management department for the Missouri National Education Association. Ms. Rossi continues to be involved in small businesses, outside of teaching, to help keep the department abreast of changes that are needed to keep the program current and competitive. Cindy is a member of the Missouri Association of Career and Technical Education as well as the Marketing and Cooperative Education Association.

  • Diane Scanga
    • Name: Diane Scanga
    • Title: Dir Public Safety Programs
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
    • Phone: 636-481-3420

    Bio: Director of the Jefferson College Law Enforcement Academy

  • Shannon Schoenky
    • Name: Shannon Schoenky
    • Title: Admin Asst-VP of Student Svcs
    • Department: Office Of Vp Student Services
    • Phone: 636-481-3201
  • Nicholas Schuenemann
    • Name: Nicholas Schuenemann
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Patricia Sebaugh
    • Name: Patricia Sebaugh
    • Title: Temp - Business Office
    • Department: Business Office
  • Marie Self
    • Name: Marie Self
    • Title: Fieldhouse Coordinator
    • Department: General Athletics
    • Phone: 636-481-3391
  • Imran Shah
    • Name: Imran Shah
    • Title: Assoc Prof - Mathematics
    • Department: Mathematics
    • Phone: 636-481-3275
    • Office: ASI 236
  • Gregory Simos
    • Name: Gregory Simos
    • Title: Assoc Prof - CIS - ATS
    • Department: Digital Media Technology (Ats)
    • Phone: 636-481-3472
    • Office: ATS 107
  • James Smetzer
    • Name: James Smetzer
    • Title: Temp-Fitness Center
    • Department: Fitness Center
  • Mark Smreker
    • Name: Mark Smreker
    • Title: Manager-Software Development
    • Department: Information Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3190
  • Marialana Speidel
    • Name: Marialana Speidel
    • Title: Professor - Biology
    • Department: Biological Science
    • Phone: 636-481-3306
    • Office: ASI 239C

    Bio: Marialana Speidel earned both a B.S. and M.S. in biology from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. In addition, she has an M.S. in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Missouri Baptist University. Her background includes extensive laboratory work in pharmaceutical, food, aerosol, and waste water treatment industries. Ms. Speidel has done additional research work with cyanobacteria under the direction of Dr. Teresa Thiel at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Ms. Speidel enjoys working and living on a farm with her husband and two children. Her hobbies include astronomy and outdoor activities. Ms. Speidel is an advocate for individuals with disabilities and promotes inclusion in the classroom and community.

  • Andrea St. John
    • Name: Andrea St. John
    • Title: Professor - English
    • Department: English
    • Phone: 636-481-3316
    • Office: ASII 409

    Bio: Andrea St. John received her Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in English from the University of Missouri-Columbia, her Master of Administrative Science in Management from the Johns Hopkins University, and her Doctor of Philosophy in English degree from the University of Miami. Her academic specialties are British Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries, and Shakespeare.

    Dr. St. John served proudly in the US Army Intelligence Corps for ten years as a regular army officer and for ten years as a reserve officer. She has lived and traveled all over the world. Her teaching experience includes a tour of duty as the senior instructor of the US Army Intelligence School Counterintelligence Division. She also taught at the University of Miami, Florida International University, Miami-Dade Community College, and Middle Georgia College. Dr. St. John has been at Jefferson College since 1998.

  • Aida Steiger
    • Name: Aida Steiger
    • Title: Asoc Prof PE/Head VB Coach
    • Department: Volleyball
    • Phone: 636-481-3390
    • Office: FH 126

    Bio: Having finished her Master`s degree program in Sports Management at Missouri Baptist University in the fall of 2007, Aida Steiger teaches in the Health and Physical Education Department and serves as Head Volleyball Coach at Jefferson College. As a player at Jefferson College and St. Louis University, she received numerous awards and accolades while breaking several records. She tied the record for most kills in NCAA history and was ranked second nationally in kills while at Jefferson College. During her athletic career at St. Louis University, Aida was the program?s first AVCA All-American, First Team All-District, and First Team All-Conference USA. She was the first person in any sport to be named C-USA Player of the Week four times in the same season. Aida hold NJCAA, NCAA, and AVCA All-American rankings. Her other awards include MCCAC All-Conference, Region 16 All-Region Team, Who?s Who Among Students at American Junior Colleges, Conference USA All-Conference, St. Louis University MVP 2004-05, Fairfield Invitational MVP, Billiken All-Tournament Team, and AVCA All-Region Team.

  • Melissa Stephens
    • Name: Melissa Stephens
    • Title: Asst Professor - Spanish
    • Department: Foreign Language
    • Phone: 636-481-3309
  • Scott Stephens
    • Name: Scott Stephens
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Kenneth Stockman
    • Name: Kenneth Stockman
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Mikael Sweet
    • Name: Mikael Sweet
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Torri Thomas
    • Name: Torri Thomas
    • Title: Financial Aid Assistant I
    • Department: Financial Aid
    • Phone: 636-481-3227
  • Susan Todd
    • Name: Susan Todd
    • Title: Professor - English
    • Department: English
    • Phone: 636-481-3347
    • Office: ASII 411

    Bio: A former Jefferson College student, Susan Todd received her B.A. from St. Louis University and her M.A. from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She was an adjunct faculty member at Jefferson for several years and has taught for UM-St. Louis. Ms. Todd is the author of two books, Boredom Blasters and Kids Rule the World, and has been a freelance writer in travel, sports and public relations. She is the faculty advisor for the student newspaper, the Jefferson College Young Democrats Club, and the college`s chapter of Habitat for Humanity.

  • Michael Toombs
    • Name: Michael Toombs
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Shannon Tournier
    • Name: Shannon Tournier
    • Title: OTA Program Dir/Faculty
    • Department: Occupational Therapy Assistant
    • Phone: 636-481-3521
    • Office: CTE 160B

    Bio: Shannon Tournier COTA/L, is the Program Director for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Jefferson College. She graduated from the OTA Program at Lewis and Clark Community College in December of 2000. In 2009, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership from Greenville College and in 2013 earned a Master of Arts in History and Museum Studies from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Shannon has clinical expertise in the areas of acute care, inpatient rehab, skilled nursing facilities, school-based pediatrics, and outpatient pediatrics. She also has previous experience in higher education as an Academic Fieldwork Coordinator. Shannon is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Missouri Occupational Therapy Association. She also has a certification from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and holds a Missouri and Illinois OTA license. Shannon enjoys any opportunity to travel, visit museums, or Walt Disney World.

  • Richard Tufts
    • Name: Richard Tufts
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Gerard Uhls
    • Name: Gerard Uhls
    • Title: Professor - Automotive Tech
    • Department: Automotive Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3431
    • Office: CTE 109

    Bio: Gerard received his diploma from Lincoln Technical Institute in Automotive and Diesel Technology. He continued his education at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley where he earned an Associate degree in Mass Communications. Gerard then attended Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Communications and received a minor in Business. He has completed additional graduate coursework at the University of Central Missouri. Prior to his position in Automotive Technology at Jefferson College, he worked in the automotive field for 29 years earning Master Automotive Technician certification (ASE). Gerard has been recognized by ASE for 25 years of continuous certification and is also certified in both Maintenance, Light Repair (MLR), and Light Diesel. He has been gold certified with Daimler Chrysler. Gerard has been with the Jefferson College since the fall of 2003.

  • Joel Vanderheyden
    • Name: Joel Vanderheyden
    • Title: Prof-Music
    • Department: Music
    • Phone: 636-481-3362
    • Office: FA 112B

    Bio: With degrees in Saxophone Performance and Pedagogy (DMA, University of Iowa), Jazz Studies (MM, University of Maryland), and Music Performance and Education (BA, University of Minnesota, Morris), Joel Vanderheyden is a seasoned performer and educator in both jazz and classical styles. At Jefferson College, he teaches Music Theory, Jazz Improvisation, Jazz Appreciation, Applied Woodwinds, and directs the Jefferson College Jazz Ensembles. Vanderheyden has previously served as Director of Jazz at both the University of Minnesota-Morris and Oakton Community College in the Chicago area. He is a member of the Missouri Saxophone Quartet, and performs regularly with the St. Louis Jazz Orchestra. He has performed at the World Saxophone Congress (St. Andrews, Scotland, 2012), at jazz festivals in Switzerland, France, and Holland, and at notable stateside venues including Carnegie Hall, Blues Alley, The Dakota, The Artists` Quarter, The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and The Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts. Vanderheyden`s debut CD was released in 2009 on the Mize Music label. It was named one of the Top Jazz Albums of 2009 on KCCK 88.3FM in Cedar Rapids, IA and called "One of the best jazz rock records to be released in years!" by Christopher Cooke on KIOS 91.5FM in Omaha, NE.

  • Randy Vaughn
    • Name: Randy Vaughn
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Lisa Vinyard
    • Name: Lisa Vinyard
    • Title: Admn Ast to Pres & Brd of Trts
    • Department: Office Of The President
    • Phone: 636-481-3101
  • Leslie Vogan
    • Name: Leslie Vogan
    • Title: Adjunct Faculty
    • Department: Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Niki Vogelsang
    • Name: Niki Vogelsang
    • Title: Health Info Tech Prog Director
    • Department: Health Information Technology
    • Phone: 636-481-3419
    • Office: JCA 306

    Bio: Niki Vogelsang holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from Saint Louis University and a Master`s degree in Business Administration from Missouri Baptist University.

    She worked in the health care industry for seven years prior to transitioning to the education arena. Niki is the Director of the Health Information Technology Program at Jefferson College. She holds a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential. She is also active in the Eastern Missouri Health Information Management Associations (EMHIMA) and the Missouri Health Information Management Association (MOHIMA).

  • Lora Warner
    • Name: Lora Warner
    • Title: Asst.Dir.-Wkfrc,Innov&EmpSvcs
    • Department: Career Development
    • Phone: 636-481-3223
  • Bridget Webb
    • Name: Bridget Webb
    • Title: ProDir/AssocProf PT Ast Prgram
    • Department: Physical Therapist Assistant
    • Phone: 636-481-3414
    • Office: CTE 164A

    Bio: Bridget received her DPT from the University of Montana. She completed both her BS in exercise science and her Master`s Degree in Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University. She has worked with patients in various settings to include outpatient orthopedics, home care, and nursing homes in both a treating and a consulting role. She has taught continuing education on the topics of physical agents, modalities, and exercise prescription to PTs, PTAs, OTs, and OTAs working in nursing homes to improve patient management. She completed her CEEAA certification as an exercise expert for the aging adult in May 2011. She is also adjunct faculty at Maryville University teaching a geriatrics course in their physical therapy program. She has also helped in the interprofessional education certificate program for health professions at St. Louis University. Bridget is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Missouri Physical Therapy Association (MPTA), and the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA). She has presented at the MPTA Annual Conference as well as the student sessions for the Eastern District of the MPTA.

  • Susan Welch
    • Name: Susan Welch
    • Title: Assoc Prof - Soc & Social Work
    • Department: Sociology
    • Phone: 636-481-3435
    • Office: FA 105

    Bio: Susan Welch earned her Master of Science in Social Work from St. Louis University and her Bachelor of Science in Social Work from the University of Missouri.

    Susan has worked in the field of Social Work for the past 20 years, and throughout this time, her focus has been on families. Past work experience has encompassed all stages of very diverse and resilient families, from birth to end of life, including early childhood, child welfare, individual and family counseling, crisis intervention, grief and loss, and medical social work. Having attended a community college for a year of her undergraduate education, she considers it a pleasure to return to this setting and encourage students pursuing careers in helping professions.

  • Roger Wensler
    • Name: Roger Wensler
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Matt West
    • Name: Matt West
    • Title: Asst. Professor - CIM
    • Department: Computer Integrated Manufacturing
    • Phone: 636-481-3486
    • Office: TC 201
  • Wesley Whitfield
    • Name: Wesley Whitfield
    • Title: Assoc Prof - Chemistry
    • Department: Chemistry
    • Phone: 636-481-3274
    • Office: ASI 222
  • Karen Wicks
    • Name: Karen Wicks
    • Title: Executive Dir of Development
    • Department: Institutional Advancement
    • Phone: 636-481-3104
  • Richard Wiethop
    • Name: Richard Wiethop
    • Title: Temp-Law Enforcement Academy
    • Department: Law Enforcement Academy
  • Justin Williams
    • Name: Justin Williams
    • Title: Temp-Fire Science EMT
    • Department: Fire Science Emt (Ats)
  • Kristen Yelton
    • Name: Kristen Yelton
    • Title: Dir-Residential & Student Life
    • Department: Viking Woods Housing
    • Phone: 636-481-3296
  • Sheryl Zysk
    • Name: Sheryl Zysk
    • Title: Asst Prof-Nursing
    • Department: Nursing
    • Phone: 636-481-3448
    • Office: CTE 137A

    Bio: Ms. Zysk is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. She worked at Barnes-Jewish, Mercy, in Atlanta, Georgia and Memphis, Tennessee in gynecologic oncology. She received certification as an Advance Practice Nurse in Genetics and an Advanced Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist. Ms. Zysk worked for ten years as a labor and delivery nurse and a certified childbirth educator. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in education from Missouri Baptist University. Ms. Zysk considers herself to be a facilitator of learning and feels privileged to work with nursing students.