Oct 01, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Administration and Faculty



BMCC Board of Education

Chris Brown
Zone 1, Term Expires 2023

Bill Markgraf
Zone 2, Term Expires 2023

Kent Madison
Zone 3, Term Expires 2025

Kim Puzey
Zone 4, Term Expires 2025

Don Rice
Zone 5, Term Expires 2023

Abe Currin
Zone 6, Term Expires 2025

Jane Hill
Zone 7, Term Expires 2023

Oregon Board of Education

Kimberly Howard, Chair
3rd Congressional District

Term expires 6/30/24

Guadalupe Martiniez Zapata Vice Chair

1st Congressional District

Term Expires 6/30/24

Jerome Colonna
2nd Congressional District
Term expires 6/30/22

Jennifer Scurlock
At Large Member
Term Expires 6/30/23

George Russell

4th Congressional District

Term expires 6/30/24

Bridgett Wheeler, 2nd Vice Chair

At Large Member

Term expires 6/30/24

Vacant

5th Congressional District

 

 

BMCC Foundation Board of Directors

Ken Daniel
Pendleton, Executive Director

Phil Hamm, Chair
Hermiston
Term Expires 2024

Cindy Timmons, Vice Chair
Hermiston, Term Expires 2024

Mike Hawman, Past Chair
Hermiston
Term Expires 2024

Dotty Miles, Secretary
North Powder, Term Expires 2024

Brian Harrington, Treasurer
Pendleton, Term Expires 2024

Gibb Evans
Irrigon
Term Expires 2024

Tracy Gammell
Hermiston
Term Expires 2022

Ellsworth Mayer
Pendleton, Term Expires 2022

Carole Innes

Pendleton, Term Expires 2022

Kristina Olivas

Hermiston, Term Expires 2025

Debbie Pedro

Hermiston, Term Expires 2025

Mike Short

Pendleton, Term Expires 2023

Julie Thompson

Pendleton, Term Expires 2023

Abe Currin
BMCC Board of Education Liasion

BMCC Student
Ex-Officio - Associated Student Government

 

Higher Education Coordinating Commission

Ben Cannon, Executive Director Non-Voting Members
 

Terry Cross, Chair, Commisioner

Term expires 6/30/23
Sandy Rowe, Vice Chair, Commissioner

Term expires 6/30/23

Lee Ayers-Preboski
(University Faculty)

Rukaiyah Adams, Commissioner

Term expires 11/30/25
Vanessa Becker, Commissioner

Term expires 6/30/23

Enrique Farrera
(College/University staff)

Richard Devlin, Commissioner

Term expires 2/28/26

Frank Goulard
(Community College Faculty)

Helen Edwards, Commissioner

Term expires 6/30/23
Arnel Fajardo, Commissioner

Term expires 6/30/25

Greg Hamann, Commissioner

Term expires 6/30/25

Ricardo Lujan-Valero, Commissioner

Term expires 6/30/25

Aislyn Matias, Commissioner

Term expires 2/2/24

 

Motutama Sipelii, Commissioner

Term expires 2/29/29

 

BMCC Employees

 

BMCC Administration

J Mark Browning (2021)
President
B.A., Idaho State University
M.P.A., University of Idaho
Ed.D., Idaho State University
 

John Fields (2018)
Executive Vice President, Office of Learning and Student Success
B.A., University of Florida
M.A., University of Florida
J.D., Rutgers University of Law
 

Pat Sisneros (2022)
Chief Operating Officer
B.S., Santa Clara University
M.B.A., The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
 

Brad Holden (1989) 
Chief Technology Officer
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College 
B.S., Western Governors University

Celeste Tate (2012) 
Chief Finance Officer 
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University 
 

Tammy Krawczyk (2018) 
Dean of CTE & Workforce Development
B.B.A., Abilene Christian University
M.Ed., Angelo State University  
 

Wade Muller (2006)
Chief HR Officer
B.S., Montana State University 
M.S., Western Governors University
 

Philip Schmitz (2009)
Interim Dean of Student Learning & Academic Engagement
B.S., University of Notre Dame
M.S., University of Utah
 

Theresa Bosworth (1989)
Interim Dean of Student Success
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College
B.S. Eastern Oregon University
 

Heather Anderson (2020)

Accreditation Liaison Officer

B.A., Portland State University

B.F.A., University of Nevada, Reno

M.F.A., University of Idaho

 

Directors, Coordinators, and Managers

Ashley Armachardy (2010)
Coordinator of Grant County

B.S., Eastern Oregon University

M.S., Boise State University

 

Brad Baker (2013)
Interim Director of Athletics

A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College

B.A., Pacific University

M.A.T., Pacific University

 

Kym Browning (2022)

Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Engagement

B.S., Oregon State University

 

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

 

Nayeli Contreras (2019)
Director of BMCC Hermiston
B.S. - Oregon State University

 

Eric DeLary (2019)
Director of Small Business Development Center
A.A., Community College of Vermont
Mechanical Engineering - University of Vermont
Marketing & Communications - Portland State University

 

Ken Daniel (2020)
Executive Director of BMCC Foundation
B.A., Utah State University

M.A., Utah State University

 

Riley Faircloth (2019)

Director of Enrollment Services/Registrar

A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College

B.S., Oregon State University

 

Jeremy Gillette (2015)
Coordinator of Fire Science
A.A.S., Chemeketa Community College

B.S., Eastern Oregon University

 

Joey GrosJacques (2018)

Director of Recruitment & Retention

A.A.O.T, Blue Mountain Community College

B.S., Eastern Oregon University

M.S., Western Governor’s University

 

Jessi Hayden (2019)

Project Director, TRIO & Student Support Services

A.A.O.T., Central Oregon Community College

B.S., Eastern Oregon University

 

Jordan Hillmick (2018)

Assistant Director of Athletics

B.S., Eastern Oregon University

 

Jennifer Hills (1994)
Director of Apprenticeship Program
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College

Danielle Hodgen (2020)
Director of Student Financial Assistance
A.A., Spokane Falls Community College

B.A., Eastern Washington University

Susan Kralman (2015)
Director of BMCC Milton-Freewater
B.A., Portland State University

M.S., Walla Walla University

 

Jeff Nelson (2021)
Regional Director, Baker and Union Counties

A.A.S., Idaho State University

B.S., Lewis Clark State College
 

Samatha Mahaffy (2019)
JOBS Coordinator/Facilitator
A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College
 

Anne Morter (1993)
Director of Workforce Training Center, Boardman
A.A., Lane Community College

B.A., Eastern Oregon University

 

Roman Olivera (2012)

Director of Student Support Services

A.A.O.T., Blue Mountain Community College

B.S., Eastern Oregon University

M.S., Colorado Technical University

 

Crystal Patton-Doherty (1989)

Director of Corrections Education

B.S., Eastern Oregon University

 

Tammy Short (2019)
Director of Early Childhood Education & Education
B.S., Eastern Washington University

M.S., Waldon University

 

Christene Thatcher (2018)

Assistant Director of Enrollment Services

Diploma

 

Dwayne Williams (2016)
Director of Facilities and Grounds
Diploma

 

Kristin Williams (2022)

Director of Library & Learning Hub

B.A., Western Oregon University

M.A., Emporia State University

 

Chris Wrathall (2014)
Coordinator of EMS

AAS in EMS from Lane Community College

AAS in Fire Science from Portland Community College

BSA in Fire Administration from Eastern Oregon University

 

BMCC Faculty

(As of July 2021)

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

Carl Daggett (2018)
Instructor of Diesel Technology
A.S., Blue Mountain Community College

Katrina Dielman (2020)
Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Oregon Health Sciences 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 Adult Basic Skills - Corrections
A.A., BMCC
B.A., Eastern Oregon University

Ann Marie Hardin (2009)
Instructor of Math/Science
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

Mary (Katy) Holdman (2008)
Instructor of Adult Basic Skills - Corrections
Instructor of College Prep Corrections Education

B.A., Eastern Washington University

Jessica Humphreys (2013)
Instructor of Nursing
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 Adult Basic Skills - Corrections
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

Sheri Jordan (2017)
Instructor of English
M.A., Biola University
Ph.D., Indiana University 

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

Andrew Leggett (2018)
Instructor of Irrigated Agriculture
A.A.O.T., Blue Mt. Community College
B.A., Oregon State University/Eastern Oregon University

M.S., University of Idaho

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

Shannon Maude (2001)
Instructor of College Prep
B.A., Southern Oregon 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

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

Alexandrea Perry (2021)

A.A.S., Chemeketa Community College

B.S., Oregon Health & Science University/Eastern Oregon University

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)
Coordinator/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 Adult Basic Skills - Corrections
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

Shannon Schuette (2015)
Instructor of Adult Basic Skills - Corrections
A.A.O.T., Blue Mt. Community College
B.S., Eastern Oregon University
M.A., Hope International University

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

Leah Smith (2019)
Instructor of Agriculture Sciences
B.S., Oregon State University
M.S., Oregon State University

Kevin Tompos (2012)
Instructor of Adult Basic Skills - Corrections
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University

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

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