Faculty

As of September 1, 2014

Ater, Steven | TENURED
Bachelor of Technology in Applied Design
B.A., Central Washington University
M.F.A., University of Illinois
Professional-Technical Certificate

Baca, Cecilia V.
Dental Hygiene
A.S., University of Mexico
B.S., University of Mexico
M.Ed., Western Washington University
Certified Dental Hygienist
Professional-Technical Certificate

Barnes, Letty | TENURED
Business Administration Support
Master of Education,
University of Exeter
Professional-Technical Certificate

Berry, Michelle
Counselor
B.A., Pacific Lutheran University
M.A., Pacific Lutheran University
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Blakesley-Boddie, Chantalle
Medical Assisting - Billing and Coding
A.T.A., Everett Community College
B.S., Brigham Young University
Certified Medical Assistant

Bricken, William | TENURED
Mathematics
B.A., UCLA
M.S., Stanford University
Ph.D., Stanford University

Brown, Kenneth | TENURED
Engineering Graphics
A.A.S., Portland Community College
Professional-Technical Certificate

Budrow, Lauren
Funeral Services
A.S., Vincennes University
B.A., Indiana University
M.B.A., Butler University
Certified Funeral Director and Embalmer
Professional-Technical Certificate

Candelaria, Dennis
Machine Technology

Clifton, Michael | TENURED
Precision Machining
Journeyman
Professional-Technical Certificate

Dale, Donald
Motorcycle, Marine & Power Equipment
Certified Service Technician
Professional-Technical Certificate

Dalgarn, Suzanne | TENURED
Nursing
Registered Nurse
A.A., Shoreline Community College
B.S.N., University of Washington
M.S., Seattle Pacific University
Certified Psychiatric Mental Health
Nurse Practitioner
Certified Nurse Educator
Professional-Technical Certificate

Dalich, George M. | TENURED
Science
B.S., Oregon State University
M.S., Oregon State University
Ph.D., Oregon State University
A.S.C.P., U.S. Army

Davis, Beth M. | TENURED
Dental Hygiene
A.S., Oregon Institute of Technology
B.S., Oregon Institute of Technology
M.S., University of Washington
Certified Dental Hygienist
Professional-Technical Certificate

Davis, Heath R. | TENURED
Librarian
B.A., Bennington College
M.L.I.S., Pratt Institute

Frost, Monta | TENURED
Dental Hygiene
B.S., University of Washington
M.Ed., University of Washington
Professional-Technical Certificate

Gilbert, Rob
Digital Gaming/Media
B.F.A, School of Visual Arts
M.Ed., Argosy University
Professional-Technical Certificate

Gonzales, Jessica
Nursing
B.S.N., University of Incarnate Word
M.S.N., University of Incarnate Word
Advanced Registered Nurse Practioner

Green Smith, Gayle G.
Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.S., University of Washington
M.Ed., University of Puget Sound
Certified Occupational Therapist

Greisen, Vicky A.
Business Technology
B.A., Journalism, Communications, & Public Relations

Gryniuk, Joe | TENURED
Electronics Technology
Senior Certified Electronics Technician
FCC Licensed
IPC Class A Instructor
Professional-Technical Certificate

Hicks, Jim
Automotive Collision
M.B.A., Seattle University
B.A., Seattle University
Collision Repair Certificate, Lake Washington Technical College
Certified Master Structural Damage Analysis Professional
I-CAR Platinum Certified Estimator

Hicks, Merritt
Adult Basic Education
A.S., Santa Fe Community College
B.A., University of California
M.Ed., Seattle University

Hilber, McKelle
Intensive English Program
B.A., California State University
M.P.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies
M.Ed., Seattle University

Holum, Karen E.
Multimedia Design & Production-Digital Design
B.A., Antioch University
M.S., University of Washington
Professional-Technical Certificate

Howe, Jim | TENURED
Computer Security & Network Technician
B.A., Chapman University
Professional-Technical Certificate

Jacallen, Dana
Building Plant Maintenance
A.A.S., Matanuska Susitna Community College
E.P.A., Certified Universal Boiler Operators License
Unlimited Journeyman
Professional-Technical Certificate

Jacek, Christopher N.
Multimedia Design & Production-Video/Web
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Michigan
Professional-Technical Certificate

Jacobsen, Rex | TENURED
Accounting
A.A.S., Lake Washington Institute of Technology
B.A., Western Washington University
Professional-Technical Certificate

Jain, Seema | TENURED
Dental Assisting
A.A., Lake Washington Institute of Technology
B.A., University of Delhi, India
B.C.A., Indira Ghandi National Open University, India
M.A., University of Delhi, India
Professional-Technical Certificate

Kapp, Caroline | TENURED
Multimedia Design & Production
Adobe Certified
B.F.A., Cornish College of the Arts
M.F.A., University of Washington
Professional-Technical Certificate

Kendrick, Scarlet | TENURED
Dental Assisting
A.T.A., Edmonds Community College
A.A.S., Edmonds Community College
B.A., University of Washington
M.A., University of Phoenix
Certified Dental Assistant
Professional-Technical Certificate

Knigge, Hans
Automotive Technology
Professional-Technical Certificate

Knygnytska-Johnson, Maria | TENURED
English as a Second Language
B.A., State University of Chernivtsy
M.A., Lvov Ivan Franko State University of Ukraine
Ph.D., University of Washington

Ko, Cindy | TENURED
Dental Hygiene
B.S., University of Washington
Certified Dental Hygienist
Professional-Technical Certificate

Koreski, Nolan | TENURED
Automotive and Recreational Vehicle Technology Journeyman
RVDA Master Certified RV Service Technician
ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician
ASE Advanced Level Specialist
Professional-Technical Certificate

Kuestner, Susan | TENURED
Mathematics
B.S., Ohio University
M.Ed., Montana State University

Lake, Michael
Developmental English/Writing Center
B.A., La Sierra University
M.A., Eastern Illinois University

Lasker, Grace | TENURED
Science
B.S., University of Nebraska
M.A., University of Nebraska
Ph.D., Clayton College of Natural Health

Levine, Andrew A.
Fitness Specialist/Personal Trainer
B.S., Eastern Washington University
M.S., Eastern Washington University
Professional-Technical Certification

Linnertz, Sara
Counselor
B.A., Gonzaga University
M.A., Gonzaga University
Certified School Counselor

Mandy, Robert | TENURED
Engineering Graphics
A.S., Architectural Technology, University of the State of New York, Alfred
B.P.S., Architecture, University of the State of New York, Buffalo
Master of Architecture, University of the State of New York, Buffalo
Registered Architect
Professional-Technical Certificate

Mantooth, Wesley | TENURED
English
A.A., Peninsula College
B.A., University of Washington
M.A., Utah State University
Ph.D., The George Washington University

Marshall, Don | TENURED
Environmental Horticulture
B.S., Washington State University
Certified Professional Horticulturist
Certified Arborist
Professional-Technical Certificate

Martorelli, Joseph
Computer Security & Network Technology
B.S., San Jose State University
M.B.A., University of San Francisco
Professional-Technical Certificate

McEwen, Michael
Nursing
Registered Nurse
B.S.N., Pacific Luther University
M.S.N., Seattle Pacific University

McLean, Sherry-Anne | TENURED
Mathematics
B.A., Brigham Young University
M.A., Brigham Young University

Mehta, Neera | TENURED
Counselor
B.S., University of California-Davis
M.S., California State University-Stanislaus
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Meyers, David
Welding
B.F.A., The State University of New York
WABO Certified Welder
Professional-Technical Certificate

Nelson, Jo | TENURED
Health Sciences
B.S., Longwood College
M.Ed., Western Washington University
American College of Sports Medicine
Health & Fitness Instructor
Professional-Technical Certificate

Olason, Roxanne
Nursing
Registered Nurse
B.S.N., University of Washington
M.S., St. Joseph's College
Certified Nurse Executive Advanced
Certified Healthcare Manager
Professional-Technical Certificate

Oyler, Mel
Engineering Technology
B.S., University of California
M.S., University of California
Ph.D., University of Washington

Petersen, Jerald | TENURED
Automotive Repair
A.S., Lake Washington Technical College
ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician
ASE Certified Advanced Drivability Technician
Professional-Technical Certificate

Popescu-Cosma, Mihaela | TENURED
English as a Second Language
B.A., University Babes-Bolyai
M.A., University Babes-Bolyai
TESOL Certificate, Seattle Pacific University
Certified LIST/DSHS Medical and Social Services Interpreter

Ramirez, Celia | TENURED
English as a Second Language
B.A., Eastern Washington University
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University

Richmond, Michael | TENURED
Automotive Technology
A.A.S., Renton Technical College
C.T.E., Bates Technical College
ASE Certified
Professional-Technical Certificate

Roduin, Cheyenne | TENURED
Librarian
B.A., Evergreen State College
M.L.I.S., University of Washington

Rogers, Claire
Physical Therapist Assistant
B.S., University of Birmingham
Licensed Physical Therapist

Rupik, Doug | TENURED
Welding Fabrication & Maintenance
B.A., Alabama Bible College
B.A., Hyles-Anderson Seminary
WABO Certified Welder
Certified Welding Instructor
Certified Welding Inspector
Certifed Rigger, Signalperson
OSHA Certified Construction Outreach Trainer
Professional-Technical Certificate

Sakai, Eric
Culinary Arts
A.S., Kapi'olai Community College
B.A., University of Hawai'i
J.D., University of Hawai'i

Shaughnessy, Kathleen
Social Studies
B.A., University of Washington
M.I.T., University of Washington
Certified Professional Educator

Shepherd, Heidi | TENURED
Counseling and Social and Human Services
B.A., University of Wisconsin
M.Ed., Seattle University
Professional-Technical Certificate

Short, Andrew
Engineering Graphics-Mechanical
A.A.S., Lake Washington Institute of Technology
B.S., Western Washington University
Certified Civil Drafter
Certified Mechanical Drafter

Smith, Christopher
Environmental Horticulture
A.A., DeAnza College
B.S., University of California
Certified Professional Horticulturalist
Professional-Technical Certificate

Smith, Gary | TENURED
Diesel Technology
Journeyman
Heavy Duty Truck Technician Diploma, South Seattle Community College
SE Master Certified Heavy-Duty
Diesel Mechanic
Professional-Technical Certificate

Snider, Philip | TENURED
English
B.A., University of California-Davis
M.A., University of British Columbia

Sobottka, Jason | TENURED
Humanities/Visual Arts
A.A., Grays Harbor College
B.F.A., University of Montana
M.F.A., University of Minnesota
Certified Behavioral Assessment Expert

Stockmann, Maureen | TENURED
Culinary Arts
A.S., Seattle Culinary Academy
B.A., Southern Illinois University
Certified Nutrition Instructor
Professional Technical Certificate

Sutherland, Donald
Automotive
ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician
Professional-Technical Certificate

Thies, Karen M.
Nursing
A.D., Bellevue Community College
B.S.N., University of Washington
M.S.N., University of Washington
Licensed Registered Nurse
Professional-Technical Certificate

Toner, Margo | TENURED
Dental Assistant
B.A., Seattle Central Community College
B.A., University of Washington
M.Ed., University of Washington
Certified Dental Assistant
Professional-Technical Certificate

Torrijos, Jennifer
Medical Assisting
B.A., University of Washington
M.H.A., University of Phoenix
Certified Medical Assistant

Toussaint, Laura | TENURED
Psychology/Sociology
B.A., Eastern Washington University
M.A., American University
Ph.D., American University

Valenzuela, Hector
Math/Developmental Education
B.A., University of Texas
M.A., California State University
Chartered Life Underwriter

Vanica, Alina
English as a Second Language
A.A., Lake Washington Institute of Technology
B.A., University of Oradea, Romania
M.E., Seattle University
TESOL Certificate, Seattle University

Vaschillo, Alexandra
Information Technology
Applications Development
M.S., Lenigrad State University
M.S., Florida International University
Certified Java Programmer
Professional-Technical Certificate

Waddington, Mark | TENURED
Computer Security & Network Technology
Network + Certified Professional
A+ Certified Service Technician
Certified Cisco Instructor
Certified Wireless Network Administrator
Professional-Technical Certificate

Waters, Janet
Baking Arts
A.A.S., Lake Washington Technical College
B.S., Art Institute of Seattle
ACF Certified Working Pastry Chef
Professional-Technical Certificate

Welty, Peter | TENURED
Electronics
A.S., Foothill Community College
B.S., Central Washington University
M.S., Central Washington University
Licensed Engineer in Training
US General Radio Telephone License
Professional-Technical Certificate

Wenceslao, Pablo
Engineering Graphics
B.Design, University of Florida
M.Arch., M.I.T.
Professional-Technical Certificate

Weyer, Greg
Welding Fabrication & Maintenance
Certified Welder
Professional-Technical Certificate

Wild, Eleanor
Occupational Therapy Assistant
A.A.S. Union County College
B.S., Pacific University
M.D.T. Pacific University
Certified Occupational Therapist
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

LWTech Award for Instructional Excellence

The Selection Committee will select finalists based on the following general criteria: 1) criteria that is classroom/curriculum centered; 2) criteria that is student-centered; and 3) criteria that is professionally centered.