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    Bellingham Technical College
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Bellingham Technical College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty and Staff Directory



Administrators

Kimberly Perry
President
Ed.D., Educational Administration, University of the Pacific
M.Ed., Agricultural Education, University of California, Davis
B.S., Agricultural Education, University of California, Davis

Vice Presidents

Linda Fossen
Vice President
M.Ed., Career Guidance and Counseling, Montana State University
B.S., Secondary Education, Montana State University

Frank Powers
Vice President
Ph.D., Educational Leadership, Gonzaga University
M.P.A., Master of Public Administration, California State University Northridge
B.A., Biology/Business, Gonzaga University
Certificate, Principal Certificate, Washington State
Certificate, Teaching Certificate, Washington State

Chad Stiteler
Vice President, Administrative Services
B.A., Business Administration, University of Washington
Certificate, Administrator of School Finance and Operations, Association of School Business Officials

Executive Directors

Dean Fulton
Executive Director of the Foundation
B.A., Psychology, University of Washington

Camille Gatza
Executive Director of Human Resources
M.B.A., Business Administration, Western Washington University
B.A., Spanish/Latin American Studies, Western Washington University
A.A., General Studies, Whatcom Community College

RaeLyn Axlund McBride
Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Deans

Walter Hudsick
Dean
M.A., Rhetoric, Composition and Technical Communication, Eastern Washington University
B.S., Liberal Arts, Excelsior College
A.A., Liberal Arts, Mercy College

Tonya McCabe
Dean
M.A., Organizational Leadership, Gonzaga University
B.A., Communication, University of Washington

Associate Deans

Julie Samms
Associate Dean of Nursing and Surgery Technology
M.N., Nursing, University of Washington
B.S.N., Nursing, University of Washington
License, Registered Nurse, Washington State

Roderick Taylor
Associate Dean
M.B.A., Business Administration, Gonzaga University
B.A., Business Management, Whitworth University
A.A., General Education, Spokane Falls Community College
Teacher Certification - Business Education, Eastern Washington University

Therese Williams
Associate Dean
B.A., Communications, Western Washington University
Certificate, Emergency Medical Technician, Washington State Department of Health
Certificate, Senior EMS Instructor Recognition, Washington State Department of Health
Certificate, EMS Evaluator Approval, Washington State Department of Health
Certificate, Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor, American Heart Association
Certificate, BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED), American Heart Association
Certificate, BLS Regional Faculty Appointment, American Heart Association
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Department Directors

Karen Bade
Director of Admissions

Crystal Bagby
Director of Financial Aid

Jane Blume
Director of Library and Media Services

Gordon Durham
Operations Supervisor

Jake Fowler
Director of Enterprise Services

Dave Jungkuntz
Facilities Manager

Joan Kammerzell
Director of Registration and Enrollment

Jennifer Knudsen
Child and Family Studies Program Manager

Sherry Minninger
Controller

Malcolm Oliver
Director of Multicultural and Student Support Services

Curtis Perera
Director of Computer and Information Support Services

Caryn Regimbal
Director of Advising and Career Services

Marni Saling Mayer
Director of Marketing & Communications

Michele Waltz
Director of Workforce Funding

Faculty

Don Anderson
Welding Technology
B.F.A., Painting/Printmaking, University of Kansas
A.A., Painting, Johnson County Community College
A.A.S.T., Professional Technical Education, Bellingham Technical College
Certificate, WABO - Certified Pipe Welder, Certified Weld Examiner
Certificate, ASME/ANSI Certified Journeyman Alloy Pipewelder
Certificate, AWS- Certified Welder Inspector (CWI), Certified Welding Educator (CWE)
Certificate, Navy Certified Journeyman Alloy Pipewelder
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Rachel Apt
Welding Technology
B.A., Anthropology, Western Washington University
A.A.S., Welding Technology-Aluminium/Steel, Bellingham Technical College

Tracy Bailey
Radiologic Technology
M.B.A., Healthcare Management, Western Governors University
B.S., Radiologic Sciences, Adventist University of Health Sciences
A.H.S., Radiologic Technology, Trident Technical College
Certificate, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Trident Technical College
Certificate, ARRT
Certificate, ARDMS
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Michael Baldwin
Culinary Arts
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Catherine Beebe
Dental Hygiene Coordinator/Instructor
M.S., Health Science, Idaho State University
B.A., Interdisiplinary Concentration, Western Washington University
A.A.S., Dental Hygiene, Lake Washington Technical College
Certificate, Dental Assisting, Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute
Certificate, Dental Reception, Vancouver Community College, BC

Daniel Beeson
Automotive Technology
Certificate, ASE Master Automobile Technician
Certificate, ASE Advanced Engine Performance Specialist Certified
Certificate, Certified Journeyman Automotive Technician
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Chris Brod
Geomatic Technology
B.S., Geography, Northern Arizona University
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Ruby Butterworth
Adult Basic Education/Basic Academic Skills
M.Ed., Education, Western Washington University
B.A., Education, Western Washington University
Certificate, Certificate of Instructional Design, Western Washington University
Certificate, Washington Professional Technical Certification

Sam Cheung
Electronics
M.Ed., Education, Western Washington University
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Vermont
B.S., Electrical Engineering, California State University
Certificate, E.I.T., State of California
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Scott Cory
Process Technology
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of California, Davis
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Mary Curran
Nursing
M.N., Nursing, University of Washington
B.S., Nursing, University of Washington
A.T.A., Nursing, Skagit Valley College
License, Registered Nurse License, State of Washington
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Jeff Curtis
Diesel Equipment Technology
Certificate, ASE Master M/H Truck Technician
Certificate, ASE L-2 Certified
Certificate, Journey Level Mechanic
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Diana Davidson
Nursing
M.N., Nursing, University of Washington, Bothell
B.A., Biology, Western Washington University
A.T.A., Nursing, Skagit Valley College
License, Registered Nurse, State of Washington
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Jill Davishahl
Mechanical Engineering Technology
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Union College
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Lisa Dzyban
Veterinary Technology
Diploma, Diplomate in Small Animal Internal Medicine, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
D.V.M., Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
B.S., Veterinary Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Lee Falta
Computer Network Technology
M.S., Computer Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville
B.S., Computer Engineering, Auburn University
Certificate, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Certificate, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Certificate, Microsoft Certified Systems Professional
Certificate, CompTIA Network+ Certified
Certificate, Certified Novell Administrator
Certificate, CompTIA Security+ Certified
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Ronald Grubb
Process Technology
B.S., Administrative Management Studies, Excelsior College, Albany NY
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Jeffrey Halfacre
Machining
A.A.S., Precision Machining, Bellingham Technical College
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Hilde Hettegger-Korsmo
Pastry
Apprenticeship Degree, Chef de Cuisine & Chef de Rang, Salzburg School of Hotel and Restaurant Management
Certificate, Certified Culinary Educator, American Culinary Federation
Certificate, Certified Working Pastry Chef, American Culinary Federation
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Joan Humen
Nursing
M.S., Nursing, Western Governors University
B.S., Nursing, Washington State University
Certificate, Practical Nursing, Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute
Certificate, CHPN, Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Jacen Johnson
Machining
A.A.S., Precision Machining, Bellingham Technical College
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Russell Jones
Welding Technology
U.S. Navy HT-Hull Maintenance Technician
Ironworkers Local #509
Certificate, AWS-Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
Certificate, AWS-Certified Welding Educator (CWE)
Certificate, AWS-Certified Radiographic Interpreter (CRI)
WABO-Structural steel and Welding Inspector
Certificate, WABO-Certified Welder
WABO-Weld Examiner
ICC-Structural Steel and Welding Inspector
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Jason Kefover
Industrial Maintenance & Mechatronics
M.S., Manufacturing Systems, East Carolina University
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University
B.A., Physics, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
Certificate, Industrial Electricity 1, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
Certificate, Motors and Motor Controls, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
Certificate, Programmable Logic Controllers 1, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
Certificate, Programmable Logic Controllers 2, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
Certificate, Fluid Power 1, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Holly Kennedy
Nursing
M.N., Nursing, University of Washington
Certificate, Nurse Educator Specialist Training Certificate
B.S., Nursing, University of Victoria
B.S., Industrial Technology, Central Connecticut State University
Diploma, Diploma, Vancouver General Hospital School of Nursing
License, Registered Nurse License, State of Washington
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Deidre Kent
Accounting & Business
B.A., Accounting/Business, Western Washington University
Certificate, Certified Public Accountant License, State of Washington
Certificate, Chartered Global Management Accountant, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Tony Kuphaldt
Instrumentation & Control Technology
A.A.S.T., Electronic Engineering Technology, Skagit Valley College
Certificate, Instrumentation & Industrial Electronics Certificate, J.M. Perry Technical Institute
Certificate, Journey Level Status Instrument Technician-Primary Metals Industry
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Julie Lange
Surgery Technology
B.A., Communication Sciences & Disorders, Western Washington University
Certificate, Surgery Technology, Bellingham Technical College
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Marcia Leister
Basic Academic Skills/ABE/GED/ESL
M.Ed., Western Washington University
B.A., Psychology, Western Washington University
Certificate, Endorsements: Psychology & Social Studies
Certificate, Secondary Teaching Certificate

Dave Maricle
HVAC & Commercial/Industrial Refrigeration
Certificate, Certified HVAC/R Electrician
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Janell Massey
Business & Computer Information Systems
M.Ed., Business Education, Western Washington University
B.A., Business Education, Western Washington University
Certificate, Microsoft Certified Application Specialist in Access, Excel, and Word 2007
Certificate, Microsoft Office Specialist: MS Word 2010 Core and Expert
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Mike Massey
Computer Network Technology
B.A., Business Administration/Computer Science, Western Washington University
Certificate, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Certificate, CompTIA A+ Certified
Certificate, CompTIA Network+ Certified
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Brian McDonald
Culinary Arts
A.O.S., A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America
Certificate, Certified Culinary Educator, American Culinary Association
Certificate, Certified Executive Chef, American Culinary Association
Certificate, Servsafe Certification, National Restaurant Association
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Karen McGuinn
Dental Assisting
B.A.S., Professional Technical Teacher Education, South Seattle College
A.A.S.T., Professional Technical Education, Bellingham Technical College
Certificate, Dental Assisting Certificate, Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute
Certificate, Certified Preventive Functions Dental Assistant
Certificate, Certified Dental Assistant
Certificate, Registered Dental Assistant, State of Washington
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Peter Morgan
Composites Engineering Technology
B.S., Industrial Tech-CAD/CAM Spec, Western Washington University
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Vicky Moyle
Mathematics
M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of Colorado
M.A.T., Mathematics, Indiana University
B.S., Mathematics and Statistics, Mesa State College
B.A., Fairhaven Interdisciplinary Concentration, Western Washington University
License, Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Colorado
License, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, State of Washington

Steve Mudd
Psychology
M.A., Counseling Psychology, National University
B.S., Applied Science in Industrial Technology, Western Illinois University

Andrea Olah
Sciences
M.S., Environmental Science, Western Washington University
B.S., Biology, Whitworth University
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Marcia Pedersen
Business & Computer Information Systems
M.Ed., Business and Marketing Education, Central Washington University
B.S., Business Education, Central Washington University
Certificate, Microsoft Office Specialist in 2013 Outlook, Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Anita Peng
Mathmatics
M.S., Mathmatics Education, Pensacola Christian College
B.S., Mathmatics, Pensacola Christian College

Gregory Rehm
Computer Network Technology
B.S., Community Health Ed, Western Washington University
Certificate, Certified Netware Administrator
Certificate, Microsoft Certified Professional
Certificate, A+ Certified Professional
Certificate, Network+ Certified Professional
Certificate, Linux+ Certified
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Scott Reiss
Mechanical Engineering
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Vermont
E.I.T., Engineer-in-Training, State of Vermont
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Jan Richards
English
M.A., English, Western Washington University
B.A., English-Creative Writing Emphasis, Western Washington University
A.A.S., DTA, Tacoma Community College

Andrew Riggs
Instructor
A.A.S., Auto Collision Repair Technology, Bellingham Technical College
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Coly Rush
Welding Technology
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Nara Samuels
Counselor
M.S.W., Social Work, Colorado State University
B.S., Liberal Studies, Portland State University

Dave Starkovich
Instrumentation & Control Technology
M.S., Technical Education, Western Washington University
B.S., Electronics Technology, Western Washington University
A.S., Electronics Technology, Everett Community College
Certificate, Instrumentation Certificate, Perry Technical Institute
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Timothy Stettler
Civil Engineering
B.S., Civil Engineering, Washington State University
A.A.S., Civil Engineering, Spokane Community College
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Marty Vande Kamp
HVAC & Commercial/Industrial Refrigeration
Certificate, Refrigeration Service Engineers Society Certification in Proper Refrigerant Usage
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Ryan Vasak
Fisheries & Aquaculture Sciences
M.S., Aquatic Ecology, Western Washington University
B.S., Marine Biology

Paul Wallace
Automotive Technology/Diesel Equipment Technology
B.A., Industrial Arts, California State University Fresno
A.A., Liberal Arts, Fresno City College
Certificate, ASE Master M/H Truck Technician
Certificate, ASE Master Automobile Technician
Certificate, ASE Advanced Engine Performance Specialist Certified
Certificate, ASE Light Vehicle Diesel Engines Certified
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Shane Weg
Nursing
M.S., Nursing/Health Care Education, University of Phoenix
B.S., Nursing, University of Phoenix
B.S., Animal Science, Iowa State University
A.A., Registered Nurse, Skagit Valley College
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

William Wells
Electrician/Industrial Maintenance
License, General Journeyman Electrician (01), Washington Department of Labor & Industries
License, General Journeyman Electrician, California Department of Industrial Relations
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Lowell Wester
Sciences
D.C., Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic
B.A., Chemistry/Secondary Education, Trinity College
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Brad Willbrandt
Electrician
B.S., Psychology/Biology, Western Michigan University
A.A.S., Electrician, Bellingham Technical College
License, Administrator, Washington State Dept of L&I
License, Electrician, Washington State Dept of L&I
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Judi Wise
Basic Academic Skills
M.Ed., Continuing & College Education, Western Washington University
B.A., French, University of Central Oklahoma

Alisa Wollens
Dental Assisting
M.B.A., Healthcare Management, Western Governors University
B.S., Dental Hygiene, Loma Linda University
Certificate, Certified Dental Assistant, Dental Assisting National Board
Registered Dental Assistant, States of Washington and California
Registered Dental Hygienist, States of Washington and California
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Jack Wollens
Business & Computer Information Systems
M.B.A., Technology Management, University of Phoenix
B.S., Business Administration, Walla Walla College
Certificate, Microsoft Technology Associate
Certificate, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Certificate, Microsoft Certified Professional
Certificate, Microsoft Office Specialist
Certificate, Certified Novell Administrator
Certificate, CompTIA A+ and Network+ Certified Professional
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Sandra Woodfield
Radiologic Technology
M.P.A., Public Administration, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
B.A., Biology, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Certificate, Radiologic Technology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Certificate, Radiologic Technologist, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
Certificate, Radiologic Technologist, Mammography, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
Certificate, Radiologic Technologist Certification, Washington State Department of Health
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification

Robert Yost
Instrumentation & Control Technology
B.A., English Literature, University of Washington
A.A.S., Instrumentation & Control Technology, Bellingham Technical College
Certificate, WA Professional Technical Certification