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    Blue Mountain Community College
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Academic Catalog

The People of Blue Mountain Community College



BMCC Board of Education

Chris Brown
Zone 1, Term Expires 2019

Bob Savage
Zone 2, Term Expires 2017

Heidi Van Kirk
Zone 3, Term Expires 2017

Kim Puzey
Zone 4, Term Expires 2017

Vacant
Zone 5, Term Expires 2019

Dr. Anthony (Tony) Turner
Zone 6, Term Expires 2017

Susan Plass
Zone 7, Term Expires 2019

Oregon Board of Education

Charles R. Martinez, Jr, Chair
4th Congressional District
Term expires 6/30/17

Kimberly Howard
3rd Congressional District
Term expires 6/30/17

Anthony Veliz
5th Congressional District
Term expires 6/30/17

Jerome Colonna
2nd Congressional District
Term expires 6/30/18

Miranda Summer
1st Congressional District
Term expires 3/14/17

George Russell
At Large
Term expires 6/30/17

BMCC Foundation Board of Directors

Carole Innes, Chair
Pendleton
Term Expires 2019

BMCC Student
Ex-Officio - Associated Student Government

Bob Byrd
Irrigon
Term Expires 2018

Kari Dallas-Spratling
Pendleton
Term Expires 2019

Gibb Evans
Irrigon
Term Expires 2020

Tracy Gammell
Hermiston
Term Expires 2019

Margaret Gianotti
Pendleton, Executive Director

Phil Hamm
Hermiston, Term Expires 2018

Mike Hawman
Hermiston
Term Expires 2020

Viki Lange
Pendleton
Term Expires 2020

Carolyn Leggett
Haines
Term Expires 2020

Ellsworth Mayer
Pendleton, Term Expires 2018

Debbie Merrill
Classified Staff
Term Expires 2017

Dotty Miles
North Powder, Term Expires 2018

Kim Puzey
BMCC Board of Education Liasion

Lonnie Read
Pendleton, Term Expires 2019

Gary Schmidtgall
Athena, Term Expires 2020

Alison Timmons,
Ex-Officio - Faculty

 

Higher Education Coordinating Commission

  Non-Voting Members
 

Neil Bryant, Chair
David Rives, Vice Chair

Lee Ayers-Preboski
(University Faculty)
Betty Duvall
Terry Cross
Enrique Farrera
(College/University staff)
Ramon Ramirez
David Rives
Frank Goulard
(Community College Faculty)
Larry Roper
Carmen Rubio
Mariana Sofia Paredones Rodriquez
(Student)
Duncan Wyse
 
Claire McMorris
(Student)

BMCC Employees

Administration

Cam Preus (2013)
President
A.S., Cumberland Junior College
M.S., Tennessee State University
Ed.D., Oregon State University

Diane Drebin (2014)
Vice President, Student Affairs
A.A., Clackamas Community College
A.G.S., Clackamas Community College
B.A., Marylhurst College
M.S., Portland State University

Brad Holden (1989)
Associate Vice President, Information Technology
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College

Celeste Insko (2012)
Associate Vice President, Finance and Business Operations
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University

Mary Jeanne (MJ) Kuhar (2016)
Interim Vice President, Instruction
B.S., West Virginia Wesleyan College
M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Ralph Murphy II (2017)
Dean of Student Development and Success
B.S., University of Toledo
M.A., Lourdes University
Ed.D., National American University

Tammie Parker (1989)
Vice President, Administrative Services
B.S., Eastern Oregon University

John Thomas (2012)
Associate Vice President, Corrections Education
A.A., Blue Mt Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University
M. Ed., Eastern Oregon University

Casey White-Zollman (2015)
Vice President, Public Relations
B.S., University of Portland

Directors, Coordinators, and Managers

David Anderson (2016)
Web/Database Administrator
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Commuinity College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University

Bobbie Sue Arias (2016)
Studetn Health and Wellness Resource Coordinator
B.S., Walla Walla University
M.S., Walla Walla University
Ph.D., Portland State University

Mary Jane Bagwell (2015)
Director, College Preparation
B.A., Marylhurst University
M.Ed., Oregon State University

Barb Baty (2007)
Matriculation and Completion Coordinator
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University

Theresa Bosworth (1989)
Director, Enrollment Services/Registrar
A.A., Blue Mountain Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University

Stephen Brost (2012)
Coordinator, EMS
A.A.S., Portland Community College Paramedic Certification,
College of Emergency Services

Brett Bryan (1993)
Athletic Director
B.S., Eastern Oregon University

Kelli Bullington (2016)
Director, Human Resources
B.S., Portland State University
M.A., Gonzaga University

Dawn DiFuria (2014)
Director, Student Outreach and Leadership
A.A., Boise State
B.A., Boise State
B.S., Boise State
M.A., Arizona State University

Naamah Franke (2004)
Coordinator BMCC Hermiston/Boardman and ECC Articulation
B.A., Eastern Washington University

Daniel Koopman (2010)
Director, BMCC Baker County
B.A., Walla Walla College
M.Ed., University of Idaho School of Administration

Carol Frink (2016)
Director, Small Business Development Center
Diploma

Margaret Gianotti (2006)
Executive Director, BMCC Foundation
Diploma

Jeremy Gillette (2015)
Coordinator, Fire Science
A.A.S., Chemeketa Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University

Yadira Gonzalez (2014)
Director Student Financial Assistance
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College
B.A., Eastern Oregon University

JJ Hill
Recruitment Program Coordinator
B.S., Eastern Oregon University

Jennifer Hills (1994)
Director, Apprenticeship Program
B.S., University of Idaho
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University

Bruce Kauss (2004)
Coordinator, E-Learning
A.A.S., Blue Mountain Community College

Marjean Kempel
Nursing Assistant Program Coordinator
L.P.N., Blue Mountain Community College
R.N., Blue Mountain Community College

Dawn Kennison-Kerrigan (2015)
Director, Early Childhood Education
B.S., University of Oregon
M.A., University of Phoenix

Jacelyn Keyes (2012)
Director, BMCC Hermiston
A.A.O.T., Central Oregon Community College
B.A., Eastern Oregon University
M.E.D., Oregon State University
M.A., Gonzaga University

Susan Kralman (2015)
Director, BMCC Milton Freewater
B.A., Portland State University
M.S., Walla Walla University

Anne Livingston (2008)
Director, Marketing
B.S., Washington State University
M.S., Eastern Oregon University

Ashley Masterson-Armichardy (2010)
Coordinator, Grant County
B.S., Eastern Oregon University
M.S., Boise State University

Carl Melle (2016)
Dean, Career Technical and Community Education
B.A., Westminster College
M.S.Ed., Duqesne University

Anne Morter (1993)
Coordinator, Morrow County
A.A., Lane Community College
B.A., Eastern Oregon University

Wade Muller (2005)
Director, Instruction Operations
B.S., Montana State University

Roman Olivera (2012)
Director, TRiO/Studetn Success Services
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University
M.S.M., Colorado Technical University

Jacqueline Ray (2015)
Director, Library & Media Services
B.A., University of Washington
M.L.I.S., University of Washington

Tina Richardson (2015)
Assistant Registrar, Admissions & Enrollment Services
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College
B.S., Undergraduate - Eastern Oregon University

Karl Schrader (2004)
Manager, BMCC Bookstore
B.A., University of Washington

Joe Secl (2016)
Helpdesk Supervisor
B.S., Eastern Oregon University
Richo University - Certificate of Technical Training

Rick Schimmel (2016)
JOBS, Retention Coordinator
B.S., Portland State University

Austin Shick (2016)
Studetn Life Coordinator
A.S., Linn Benton Community College
M.S., Walla Walla University

Robert Tally (1996)
Info Systems Administrator & Analyst
CRT, NRI Schools

Dwayne Williams (2016)
Director, Facilities and Grounds
Diploma

Chrisitine Wilson (2017)
COD Community Coodinator, Union County
B.A., University of Idaho

Tim Wilson (2017)
Director, Institutional Effectiveness
B.S., Oregon Instituteof Technology, Klamath Falls
 

BMCC Faculty

(As of July 2017)

Lower Division Collegiate and Career & Technical Programs

Full-Time Faculty

Velda Arnaud (2014)
Instructor of Business & Leadership
B.A., University of Oregon
M.A., University of Oregon
Ph.D., Walden University

Melissa Barfus (2015)
Instructor, Dental Assisting
Certificate of Completion, Blue Mountain Community College

Stan Beach (2012)
Instructor of Math/Computer Science
B.S., Oregon State University
M.S. Ed, Western Oregon University
M.S. Ed Tech Boise State University

Shaindel Beers (2006)
Instructor of English
B.A., Huntington College
M.A., University of Chicago
M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts

Michael Booth (1989)
Instructor of Art
B.F.A., Utah State University
M.F.A., Utah State University

Brian K. Bradley (2001)
Instructor of College Prep
B.A., University of Montana

Marianne I. Burch (2001)
Instructor of College Prep
B.S., Western Oregon University
M.A., Golden Gate Baptist Theological
Seminary

Tamara L. Chorey (2001)
Instructor of College Prep
A.A., Oakland Community College
B.S., Oregon State University

Lincoln A. DeBunce (1999)
Instructor of Geography and Anthropology
B.S., Southern Oregon University
B.S., Southern Oregon University
M.A., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Dulcie Hayes (2003)
Instructor of College Prep
A.A., BMCC
B.A., Eastern Oregon University

Ann Marie Hardin (2009)
Instructor of Civil Engineering Technology
B.S., University of Idaho
M.S., University of Idaho

Peter Hernberg (2012)
Instructor of Math/Computer Science
B.A., State University New York, Potsdam
M.A., State University New York, Potsdam

Robert L. Hillenbrand (1998)
Instructor of Mathematics
A.A., Seattle Central College
B.S., University of Washington
M.S., Western Washington University

Mary (Katy) Holdman (2008)
Instructor of College Prep
B.A., Eastern Washington University

Jessica Humphries (2013)
Instructor of Nursing/Head Coach Volleyball
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College
B.S. University of Portland
M.S., Walden University

Carol Johnson (2012)
Instructor of College Prep
B.A., University of Oregon
M.E., Eastern Oregon University

Greg Jones (2005)
Instructor of College Prep
B.A., Oregon State University
M.A., Oregon State University

Llewellyn (Wells) Jones (1995)
Instructor of Physical Education
B.S., Lewis Clark State College
M.S., University of Oregon

Cheri Kendrick (2002)
Instructor of Communication
B.A., Oregon State University
M.A., Oregon State University
J.D., Willamette University of Law

Chandra Kunapareddy (2016)
Instructor of Chemistry
B.S., Acharya Nagarjuna University
M.S., Osmania University
Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Matt Liscom (2014)
Instructor of Agriculture Science
Teaching Certificate Completion, Walla Walla University
B.A., Oregon State University

Carol Lovell (2003)
Instructor of Nursing
B.S., Oregon Health Sciences University
MSN, University of Wyoming

Christina E. Martinez (1994)
Instructor of Sociology
B.A., California State University-Fullerton
M.A., California State University-Fullerton

Doreen Matteson (2001)
Instructor of College Prep
B.S., Virginia Polytech University

Shannon Maude (2001)
Instructor of College Prep
B.A., Southern Oregon University
Ed.M., Oregon State University

Margaret M. Mayer (2001)
Instructor of Music
B.A., Linfield College
M.M., Michigan State University
Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara

Sharone McCann (1985)
Instructor of College Prep
B.A., California State University
Ed.M., Oregon State University

Craig McIntosh (2005)
Instructor of Theatre Arts - Artistic Director, Community college Theatre
B.A., Lewis and Clark College
M.F.A., University of California, Irvine

Sascha McKeon (2012)
Instructor of Biology
B.S., Chapman University
Ph.D., State University of New York

Jerry McMichael (2015)
Instructor of Industrial Systems Technology
B.A., University of Oregon
M.E., University of Idaho

Michelle Miller (1995)
Instructor of Biology
B.S., University of Idaho
M.S., University of Oklahoma

Deyanira Morales (2016)
Instructor of Spanish
Undergraduate Degree, Unversidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico
B.A., San Diego State University
M.A., George Mason University

Ron Neeley (2004)
Instructor of Business & Leadership
B.S., Eastern Oregon University
B.S., Central Washington University
M.B.A., Portland State University

Nick Nelson (2007)
Instructor of Animal Science
A.A., Lassen College
B.S., California State University
M.A., Oregon State University

Kristen Oja (2011)
Instructor of Biology
B.S., Linfield College
M.S., Oregon State University
PhD., Oregon State University

Gary D. Parker (1996)
Instructor of Mathematics
A.S., Community College of Rhode Island
B.A., Rhode Island College
M.S., Western Washington University

Crystal D. Patton-Doherty (1989)
Instructor of Dental Assisting
Certificate, Blue Mountain Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University

Catherine Pinkerton (1991)
Instructor of College Prep
B.A., Whitman College

Jeremy Pike (2014)
Instructor of Diesel Technology
A.A.S., Walla Walla Community College

Melinda S. Platt (2002)
Instructor of Business & Leadership
B.S., Eastern Oregon University
M.T.E., Eastern Oregon University

Laurie Post (2004)
Instructor of Nursing
A.S., Walla Walla Community College
B.S.N., Oregon Health Sciences University
M.S.N., Gonzaga University

Brilynn Reed (2004)
Instructor of College Prep
A.A., Blue Mountain Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University
Ed.M., Oregon State University

Sara Reyburn (2000)
Instructor of Psychology
B.S., Pittsburg State University
M.S., Pittsburg State University

Ki Russell (2012)
Instructor of English
B.A., University of Missouri
M.A., University of Missouri
Ph.D., University of Louisiana

Philip Schmitz (2008)
Instructor of Geology & Physics
B.S., University of Notre Dame
M.S., University of Utah

Greg Schulberg (2015)
Instructor of Math/Computer Science
B.S., Cornell University
M.E., Cornell University

Carrie J. Swanson (1991)
Learning Disabilities Diagnostician
A.A., Blue Mountain Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University
M.T.E. Eastern Oregon University

Alison Timmons (2005)
Instructor of English
B.A., Washington State University/Columbia Basin College
M.A., University of Manchester

Kevin Tompos (2012)
Instructor of College Prep
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University

Jason C. Villers (2001)
Instructor of College Prep
A.A., Spokane Falls Community College
B.A., Eastern Washington University
M.E.T., Boise State University

Scott Waggoner (2008)
Instructor of Diesel Technology
A.A., Blue Mt Community College

Scott Wallace (1993)
Instructor of Business & Leadership
B.A., Brigham Young University
M.A., Brigham Young University

Preston H Winn (1991)
Instructor of Agriculture
B.S., Oregon State University
M.Ed., Oregon State University

Sirpa S. Whitman (2002)
Instructor of College Prep
A.A., Sacramento City College
B.A., Portland State University
T.E.S.L., Portland State University
M.A., University of Oregon
M.P.A., University of North Carolina

Jeanine Youncs (2007)
Instructor Special Education
A.A. Blue Mountain Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University
M.S., Eastern Oregon University