Dec 02, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Catalog

Faculty and Administration


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Gregory J. Adamski
Adult Basic Education/GED
B.S., Northern Michigan University
Teaching Certificate, University of Michigan

Sarah Aiken
Transitions
M.Ed., Lesley University
B.A., Washington State University

Dr. Jennifer Alt
Vice President of Student Services
Ph.D., University of Nevada
M.A., B.A., California State University

Kristy Anderson
Chief of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning
M.S., The Evergreen State College
B.A., Western Washington University
A.A., Olympic College

Richard Arquette
Director of Student Life
M.S., Oregon State University

Gary Arthur
Native Pathways Coordinator
B.A., Carroll College
M.A., California State University

Bruce Bailey
Outreach Specialist
A.A., Grays Harbor College

Kathy Barker
Reading
M.Ed., Antioch University
B.A., Washington State University

Nathan Barnes
Art
M.F.A., Idaho State University
B.F.A., University of Utah

Todd Bates
Forestry
M.F., B.S., University of California, Berkeley
Vocational Certificate

Dr. Monica Baze
Biology
Ph.D., University of Nevada Reno
B.S., Washington State University

Donny Betts
Building Trades
Vocational Certificate

Scott Blankenship
Business Technology
M.A., B.A., Eastern Washington University
Vocational Certificate

Kwabena Boakye
Vice President for Administrative Services
M.S., California State University, Sacramento
B.S., California State University, Northridge 
C.P.A., California Board of Accountancy
C.I.A., Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc.

Dr. Edward J. Brewster
President (Interim)
Ed. D., Oregon State University
M.A., Whitworth College
B.A., University of Puget Sound

Debra Brogan
Nursing
M.S.N., University of Washington
B.S.N., Saint Martin’s University
Vocational Certificate

Dr. Darby C. Cavin
Humanities and Communications
Ed. D., Seattle Pacific University
M.L., University of St. Andrews
B.A., Whitworth College

Lori Christmas
Running Start Coordinator
M.A., Saint Martin’s University
B.A., University of Washington
A.A., Grays Harbor College

John M. Clary
Welding /Powder Coating
Vocational Certificate

Kari Collen
Dean for Student Access and Success
M.E, Central Washington University
B.A., Eastern Washington University
A.A., Spokane Falls Community College

Dr. Jenel Cope
History/Political Science
Ph.D., University of Utah
M.A., Boise State University
B.A., Idaho State University

Michael Cornwell
Human Services
M.A., B.S., University of Phoenix

Kimberly Cristobal
Nursing
M.S.N., California State University
Vocational Certificate

Allison Criswell
English
M.A., University of British Columbia
B.A., Western Washington University

Taya Do
Mathematics
M.S. Ed., Walden University
B.A., Eastern Washington University
Professional Teaching Certification, Washington State University
A.A., Grays Harbor College

Shannon Dunnuck
TRiO Student Support Specialist
B.A., University of Wyoming

Dr. William Dyer
Music
D. Mus. A., Boston University
M.A., Northwestern University
B.A., University of Puget Sound

Matt Edwards
Director for Institutional Research and Reporting
M.S., Oregon State University
M.S., B.A., California State University

Chrissie Erickson
Medical Assistant
A.A., Grays Harbor College
Vocational Certificate

Nancy Estergard
Director for BAS-TE
M.S., B.S., Western Governors University
A.A., A.A.S., Grays Harbor College

Brittany Ferry
Transitions
M.A., B.A., Western Washington University
M.A., Portland State University

Dr. Andrew Gaines
Theater/Communications
Ph.D., M.A., B.A., New York University

Tony Garcia
Associate Director TRIO
B.A., San Diego State University

Roberta Gibby
BFET Coordinator
A.A.S., Grays Harbor College

Andrew Glass
Chief Executive of Information Technology
M.B.A., Brandman University
B.A., Western Washington University

Christopher Graham
Adult Basic Education/GED
M.S., Oklahoma State University
B.A., University of Central Oklahoma

Dr. John Hillier
Astronomy, Earth Science, Physics
Ph.D., M.S., Cornell University
B.S., Harvey Mudd College

Margo Hood
Assistant to Vice President for Student Services

Melanie Israel
Business Management
M.S., Husson University
B.A., University of Vermont
A.S., Beal College
Vocational Certificate

Lance James
Business
M.A., Keller Graduate School
B.A., Prairie View A & M University

Penny James
Assistant to Vice President for Administrative Services
A.A., Grays Harbor College

Darin Jones
Chief Executive of Human Resources
M.A., B.A., Utah State University

Jesse Kangas-Hanes
Automotive Technology
A.A.S., Lewis Clark State College
A.A.S., Boise State University
Vocational Certificate

Richard Kautz
Adult Basic Education/GED
M.A., University of Phoenix
M.A., Weber State University
B.A., University of South Dakota

Peter Keller
Director of Workforce Funding and Support Program
M.A., Swansea University

Thomas Kuester
Mathematics
M.S., Western Washington University
B.S., Northern Arizona University

Nicole Lacroix
Vice President for Instruction 
M.A., Texas A&M University
B.A., Western Michigan University  

Jason Lake
OCM Coordinator and Project Assistant 
B.A., Evergreen State College
A.A., Grays Harbor College  

Aimee Leavitt
Director of Enrollment Services/Associate Registrar 
B.A., Oregon State University

Erin Lynam
Corrections Education Navigator
B.A., The Evergreen State College

Christopher Macht
Coordinator for Campus Operations

Patrick Mahoney
Forest Management
M.S., University of Idaho

Patrick Martin
Mathematics
M.S.,  B.S., Equivalency, Dublin University

Dale Mauter
Diesel Technology
Vocational Certificate

Roderick S. McDonald
Welding Technology
M.A., B.V.E., California State University
A.A., Palomar College
Vocational Certificate

Dr. Hannah Mechler
Early Childhood Education
Ph.D., M.S., Texas Woman’s University
B.A., The University of Texas at Dallas
Vocational Certificate

Julie Miller
Nursing
M.S.N. Ed, Grand Canyon University
B.S., Washington State University
A.A., Walla Walla Community College
Vocational Certificate

Dr. Anthony Molinero
Chemistry
Ph.D., M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., Seattle Pacific University

Amy Montoure
Mathematics
M.E., Lesley University
B.A., Saint Martin’s University
A.A., Grays Harbor College

Diane Muir
History Faculty
M.A., University of Washington
B.A., University of California Santa Barbara

Dr. James Neiworth
English
Ph.D., M.A., Washington State University
B.A., Western Washington University
A.A., Grays Harbor College

Julie S. Nelson
Chemistry
M.S., University of Washington
B.S., Seattle University
A.A.S., Grays Harbor College

Carol O’Neal
Associate Dean for Nursing
M.S.N., University of Washington
B.S.N., Pacific Lutheran University
Vocational Certificate

David Parkinson
Campus Safety, Security and Emergency Management Coordinator
A.A., Grays Harbor College

Keith Penner
Chief of Campus Operations and Auxiliary Services

Jayme L. Peterson
Dean for Education
M.Ed., Grand Canyon University
B.A., Washington State University
A.A., Skagit Valley College

Tim Plagge
Biology
M.S., Eastern Michigan University
B.S., Alma College

James “Matt” Poisso
Nursing
M.S., B.S., Western Governors University
A.A.S., Grays Harbor College
Vocational Certificate

Dr. Chris A. Portmann
Social Sciences
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln
M.A., Regis University
B.S., Montana Tech

Adam Pratt
Carpentry Technology
Vocational Certificate

Jaime Reino
Mathematics
M.S., B.S., Washington State University

Darrelyn Relyea
Business Technology, Computer Applications
M.Ed., University of Idaho
B.A., University of Montana
Vocational Certificate

Debbie Richters
Coordinator, Workforce Education and Retraining
B.A., The Evergreen State College
A.A.S., Grays Harbor College

Kelly Richters
Building Trades
Vocational Certificate

Patricia Rider
Student Success Navigator - ABAWD
B.A., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico City

William Rider
Athletic Director 
M.S., University of Wyoming
B.S., Montana State University
A.A., Western Wyoming College

Rhonda L. Riggs
Associate Director of Accessibility and Veterans Services
M.S., University of Idaho
B.S., University of Idaho
A.S., Commonwealth College
Vocational Certificate

Brenda Rolfe-Maloney
Psychology
M.S., B.A., University of Alaska, Anchorage

Adrienne J. Roush
Librarian
M.L.I.S., University of Washington
B.A., The Evergreen State College

Dr. Lucas Rucks
Dean for Workforce Education
Ed.D., Azusa Pacific University
M.S., California State University, Bakersfield
B.A., California State University, Bakersfield

Camden Sahlinger
Workforce Funding & Support Programs Coordinator
B.A., Eastern Washington University

Ambrocia Sanchez
Nursing
M.S., B.S., Western Governors University
A.A.S., Grays Harbor College
Vocational Certificate

Stacey Savino
Assistant Dean for Financial Aid
B.A., Saint Martin’s University
A.A., Grays Harbor College

Kristi Schandel
Assistant to Vice President of Instruction
B.A., Wayland Baptist University

Susan Schreiner
Associate Dean for Library and ELearning Services
M.S., Sand Diego State University
M.L.S., University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., University of California, San Diego

LaDonna Scott
Commercial Transportation and Maintenance (CDL)

B.A.S., South Seattle College
A.A.S., Grays Harbor College
Vocational Certificate

Kenji Seta
TRiO Student Support Specialist
M.S., Troy State University
B.S., United States Air Force Academy

Brian Shook
Counseling
M.S., Oregon State University
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
A.A., West Valley College

Guy G. Slover
Adult Basic Education
M.A., Eastern Washington University
B.S., Lewis-Clark State College

Kent Smaciarz
Coordinator of Education Centers
M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary
B.A., Northwest University

Diane L. Smith
Associate Dean for Transition Programs
M.S., B.S., University of Oregon

Lisa J. Smith
Executive Director of Grays Harbor College Foundation
B.A., Central Washington University

Tiffany Smith
Psychology/Sociology
M.A., Saint Martin’s University
B.A., Gonzaga University

Brian Snell
Math
M.A., Pacific University

Tom Stearns
Writing Center/English
M.A., Southern Illinois University
B.A., University of Illinois

JEB Thornton
Director of Grant Development
M.A., Pacific Oaks College
B.A., The Evergreen State College

Monica Todd
Nursing
M.N., University of Washington
B.S.N., Northern Michigan University
Vocational Certificate

Sarina Tung
TRIO Student Support Specialist
B.S., Western Washington University

Dr. Tracey Ushman, CFE
Business
Ph.D., Capella University
M.B.A., University of Phoenix
B.S., B.A., Western Carolina University
A.A.S., Coastal Carolina Community College

Matthew Vargas
Athletic Program Manager
A.A., Southeastern Louisiana University

Jeremy Winn
ELearning Coordinator
M.Ed., B.S., Austin Peay State University

Shiloh Winsor
English
M.A., B.A., Oregon State University

Dr. Patrick Womac
Education
Ph.D., Clemson University
M.A., Christian Brothers University
B.A., Carroll College

Nathaniel Woods, Jr.
Human Services
M.A., Liberty University 
B.S., Winston Salem State University
A.A.S., Rowan Cabarrus College

Dr. PageCarol Woods
Student Success Navigator for Athletics 
Ed.D., Southeastern University
M.A., Liberty University 
B.S., Texas Christian University

Sydni Yager
Controller, Assistant Dean for Financial Services 
M.S., B.S., Western Governors University 
A.A.S, A.A., Grays Harbor College

Dr. Mark Zerr
Economics, Business Law
J.D., M.B.A., B.B.A., University of Washington