Dec 15, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 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 2019

Heidi Van Kirk
Zone 3, Term Expires 2021

Kim Puzey
Zone 4, Term Expires 2021

Don Rice
Zone 5, Term Expires 2019

Dr. Anthony (Tony) Turner
Zone 6, Term Expires 2021

Jane Hill
Zone 7, Term Expires 2019

Oregon Board of Education

Charles R. Martinez, Jr, Chair
4th Congressional District
Term expires 6/30/21

Kimberly Howard
3rd Congressional District
Term expires 6/30/20

Anthony Veliz
5th Congressional District
Term expires 6/30/21

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

Modesta Minthorn
At Large
Term expires 6/30/20

George Russell
At Large
Term expires 6/30/20

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)

Sandy Rowe
Vanessa Becker

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
 
Kali Sullivan
(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

John Fields (2018)
Vice President, Instruction
B.A., University of Florida
M.A., University of Florida
J.D., Rutgers School of Law

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

Shayne Arndt (2016)
Director, Student Health & Wellness Resource Center
A.A. University of the fraser Valley
B.A., Global University
M.B.A. University of Phoenix

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

Kristine Barnum (2016)
Interim Director of Student Success Center
B.S., Washington State University 
M.S., Washington State University
 

Barb Baty (2007)
ERP/Continuous Improvement 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

Shannon Chrisman (2013)
Interim Manager, JOBS Program
B.S., Southern Oregon University 

Dawn DiFuria McClendon (2014)
Director, Athletics, 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

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

Jeffrey “JJ” Hill (2015)
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 (2015)
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

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

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

Tammy Krawczyk (2018)
Director, College Prep
 

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)
Director, Workforce Training Center, Boardman
A.A., Lane Community College
B.A., Eastern Oregon University

Wade Muller (2005)
Director, Instructional 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

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

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

Alexandra Schucker (2018)
Director, Human Resources
A.A., University of Phoenix
B.A., University of Phoenix

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

Austin Shick (2016)
Student Life Coordinator/Men’s Soccer, Head Coach
A.S., Linn Benton Community College
M.S., Walla Walla University

Dwayne Williams (2016)
Director, Facilities and Grounds
Diploma

Karen Willis (2014)
eLearning Instructional Support Specialist/Coordinator, Early College Credit
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College
B.A., Western Oregon University
M.Ed, Oregon State University

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

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

Toni Bleick (2017)
Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Oregon Health & Science University
M.S.N., Chamberlain Community College

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

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

Matthew DeGarmo (2017)
Instructor/Program Coordinator Criminal Justice
A.S., Missouri Southern State University
B.S., Missouri Southern State University
M.A., University of Missouri- St. Louis
Ph.D., Washington State University

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 Humphreys (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

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

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 G. 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

Jennifer Peterson (2017)
Instructor of Nursing
A.A., Blue Mountain Community College

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