2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 05, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Personnel



Kirtland Community College Administration

Thomas Quinn, President

            B.A.    University of Minnesota

            M.A.    University of Northern Iowa

            Ed.S.   Winona State University

            Ed.D.  University of South Dakota

 

Chris Bowman, Vice President of Business Services

            B.S.  University of Michigan Flint

            M.S.   Central Michigan University

 

Amy Polzin,  Dean of Health Sciences and Nursing

            B.S.     Saginaw Valley State University

            B.S.N. Saginaw Valley State University

            M.S.N. Saginaw Valley State University

           

Amy Fugate, Vice President of Academic Services

            B.S.     Northern Michigan University

            M.A.    University of Michigan

            Ph.D.  University of Kansas

 

Debra Shumaker, Director of Library and Tutoring Services

            B.S.     Central Michigan University

            M.S.    Drexel University

 

John Thiel, Dean of Liberal Arts

            B.A.   Michigan State University

            M.A.  Michigan State University

 

Michelle Vyskocil, Vice President of Student Services/Registrar

            B.B.A. Western Michigan University

            M.A.    Central Michigan University

 

Barb Walden, Dean of Occupational Programs

            B.S.  Bellevue University

            M.A. Western Michigan University

 

Full-Time Faculty and Counselor

 

Christine Bingle, Instructor: Mathematics

            B.A.    Saginaw Valley State University

            M.A.    Central Michigan University

 

Pamela Blamer, Counselor

            B.S.     Central Michigan University

            M.S.    Central Michigan University

            M.A.    Spring Arbor University

 

Jessamyn Boyd, Instructor:  Nursing

            A.D.N  Northwestern Michigan College

            B.S.N. Spring Arbor University

            M.S.    University of Central Missouri

 

Nicole Claussen, Instructor: Surgical Technology

            A.A.S. Baker College

            B.S.     Baker College

            M.S.    University of Central Missouri

 

Randi Dodgson, Instructor:  Wood Science Technology

           B.F.A. College for Creative Studies

 

James Eastman, Instructor:  Sonography

            A.A.S.   Edison Community College

            A.A.S.   Lake Superior State University

            B.S.      Lake Superior State University

            M.B.A.  Central Michigan University

 

Carol Finke, Instructor:  English

            B.A.    University of Michigan

            M.A.    Iowa State University

 

Eric Fradette, Instructor:  HVAC

             B.S.   Ferris State University

             M.S.  Ferris State University

 

Frederic Giacobazzi, Instructor:  English

            B.A.    Wayne State University

            M.A.    Wayne State University

 

David Green, Instructor:  Science

            B.S.     University of Glasgow

            M.S.    University of Aberdeen

            Ph.D.   University of Edinburgh

            M.D.    University of Glasgow

 

Heather King,  Instructor:  Nursing

         A.A.S.N.  Galen College of Nursing

         B.S.N.  Indiana Wesleyan University

         M.S.N.  Indiana Wesleyan University

         D.N.P.  Northern Kentucky University

 

Amy Kuczynski, Instructor: Biology, Anatomy & Physiology

            B.S.     Michigan State University

            Ph.D.   Texas Tech University

 

Ann Kullenburg, Instructor:  Mathematics

            B.A.  Kalamazoo College

            M.A.  Western Michigan University

 

Mark McCully, Instructor:  Welding, M-TEC

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

            B.S.     Ferris State University

            M.A.    Spring Arbor

 

Robert Oakes, Instructor:  Automotive Technology

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

            B.A.    Spring Arbor University

            M.B.A. Plymouth State University

 

Alexandra Peplinski, Instructor:  Mathematics

            B.S.   Alma College

            M.S.  Michigan Technological University

 

Michael Peters, Instructor: Psychology

            B.A.    University of Northern Colorado

            M.A.    University of Northern Colorado

 

Scott Rice, Instructor: Art

            B.F.A. Ferris State University

            M.F.A. Central Michigan University 

 

George Thayer, Instructor:  Information Technology

             B.S.   Oakland University

             B.A.   Oakland University

             M.A.  Central Michigan University

             Ph.D. Central Michigan University

 

Shannon Weaver, Instructor: Cosmetology

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

            B.A.    Davenport University

            M.B.A.Davenport University

 

April Whitaker, Instructor: Nursing

            B.S.     Mount Carmel College of Nursing

            M.S.N. Capella University

Full-Time Support Staff

 

Nick Baker, Director: Institutional Research

            B.S.     Lake Superior State University

 

Kristin Barnhart, Director of Finance

            B.B.A. Western Michigan University

 

Joshua Beaudrie, Groundskeeper & Maintenance I

               

Matthew Biermann, Director of IT

            A.A.    Kirtland Community College

            B.S.     Eastern Michigan University

            M.P.S. Pennsylvania State University

 

Irene Borak, Admissions Support Specialist

            B.S.     Michigan Technological University

            M.S.    Michigan State University

          

Anne Branch, Student Financial Services Specialist

            B.S.     Central Michigan University

 

Dave Cable, Director of Center for Teaching and Learning

            B.A.    Spring Arbor University

            M.A.    Michigan State University

 

Marilyn Cole, Administrative Assistant

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

 

Rick Daugherty, Lead IT Technician

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

 

Brian Downing, Printing Technician

 

Kemmoree Duncombe, Director of Financial Aid

            B.B.A.  Andrews University

            M.S.A. Andrews University

 

Cristina Eames, Coordinator Simulation & Skills Lab

            A.D.N. Kirtland Community College

            M.S.N. Walden University

 

Marj Esch, Director of Web Services

            B.A.     Goshen College

 

Theresa Feldhauser, Coordinator of Criminal Justice Programs

            A.A.S  Kirtland Community College

            B.S.      Bellevue University

 

Kathleen Fox, Director of Workforce Development and Apprenticeships

            B.S.     University of Michigan

            M.P.A University of Michigan

 

Jennifer Gailitis, Accounting Specialist

            A.A.    Lansing Community College

 

Mikayla Gilliam, Financial Aid Specialist

            A.A.S.  Kirtland Community College

 

Kathy Graham, Registration Support Specialist

            C.C.     Kirtland Community College

            A.A.S.  Kirtland Community College

 

Jeff Gorno, Director of Public Safety

            A.A.S.  Kirtland Community College

            B.S.     Ashworth College

           

Donald Haskin, Athletic Director

             B.A.   Saginaw State University

             M.A.   Saginaw State University

 

Jake Haulotte, IT Technician

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

 

Kari Heil, Payroll Coordinator          

            B.A.     Michigan State University

 

Jamie Jacobsen, Academic Advisor

            B.S.     Central Michigan University

            M.A.    Central Michigan University

 

Lori Jewell,  Student and Communication Support Specialist

 

Renae Klee, Associate Registrar

            A.A.S. Davenport University

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

            B.B.A. Baker College

            M.S.    Walden University

 

Cesalee Kuffel, Admissions Coordinator

            A.A.    Alpena Community College

            B.A.    Saginaw Valley State University

            

Jill Laurence, Assistant Registrar

            B.S. University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

            M.A.  DePaul University

 

Luann Mabarak, Director and Academic Advisor, M-TEC

            B.S.W. Ferris State University

            M.A.    Spring Arbor University

 

Tony Madaj, Network Administrator

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

 

Seth Magoon, System Analyst

 

Susie Marshall, University Center Business Financial Supervisor

           A.A.   North Central Michigan College

           B.A.   Spring Arbor University

 

Dan McWilliams, Maintenance I

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

 

Marcy Mikula, Auxiliary Services Associate

 

Teresa Money, Admissions Recruitment Specialist

            A.A.  Kirtland Community College

            B.S.  Ferris State University

 

Vanessa Noffsinger, Director of Human Resources

            B.A.  Saginaw Valley State University

            J.D.  Thomas M. Cooley Law School

 

Kay Nolph, Facilities Assistant

           B.A.  Saginaw Valley State University

 

Pam Nuttall, Paraprofessional: Science Dept.

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

            B.S.     Central Michigan University

 

Shawn Ott, Academic Advisor

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

            B.S.     Saginaw Valley State University

            M.B.A. Baker College

 

Thomas Pavelek, Associate Facilities Supervisor   

 

Joshua Peplinski, Director of Auxiliary Services

            B.S.  Ferris State University

 

Christophor Perriatt, Director of Criminal Justice and Police Academy 

            A.A.S.   Oakland Community College

            B.A.  American Military University

 

Terri Robson, Student Financial Services Specialist

 

Ron Sharpe, Director of Facilities

 

Stacey Schelp, Health Science Support Specialist

             A.A.S.  Kirtland Community College

 

Daron Shimel, Lab Coordinator and Maintenance Technician I 

              A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

 

Kimberly Smith, Student Financial Services Supervisor

             A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

 

Cassandra Smutney, Assistant Director of Auxiliary Services

            B.S.  Lake Superior State University

 

Andrea Terry, Academic Advisor

             B.S.  University of Oregon

             M.A.  Michigan State University

 

Ryan Volz, Information Technology Technician

            A.A.S. Kirtland Community College

 

Sherri Wallace, Instructional Support Assistant

 

Shawn Witherspoon, Social Media and Video Coordinator

             A.A.S. Kirtland Community College