2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Dec 09, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Faculty and Administration


 

 

College President

Judy L. Mitchell
President
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.A., M.B.A. Governors State University
Ed.D. National Louis University

Faculty Departments

Agricultural, Horticultural & Veterinary Sciences

R. Brad Angus
Department Chair and Professor
B.S., M.S. University of Illinois

David Bartz
Assistant Professor
B.S. University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
MLA University of Texas at Arlington

Robert Scott Keller
Professor
B.S., D.V.M. University of Illinois

Patrick Kelly
Assistant Professor
A.A. Joliet Junior College
M.S. University of Illinois

Jeffrey Landers
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.S. Iowa State University

Eileen McKee
Professor
A.A.S. Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
B.A. Arizona State University
M.S. Governors State University

Fredric D. Miller
Professor
B.S. University of Missouri
M.S. University of Arkansas
Ph.D. Iowa State University

Tammy S. Miller
Professor
A.A., A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S., M.S. University of Illinois

Lisa M. Perkins
Professor
B.S., M.S. University of Illinois

Business

Clifford L. Althoff
Professor
B.A. Eastern Illinois University
M.S., Ph.D. University of Illinois

Catherine B. Anderson
Professor
B.S. California State University
M.A. National-Louis University

Margie Cepon
Associate Professor
B.A. Northeastern Illinois University
M.A. University of Illinois at Chicago

Anne Esquivel
Professor
B.S. University of Illinois
M.B.A. University of Illinois, Chicago
M.M. Robert Morris College
Certified Hospitality Educator

Wayne H. Gawlik
Professor
B.B.A., M.B.A. Southern California University
M.Ed. American InterContinental University

Timothy Hochhalter
Professor
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout
B.A., M.B.A Lewis University

Lori Johnson
Associate Professor
B.S. University of Illinois Chicago
M.B.A. University of St. Francis

John L. Kriz
Professor
B.A., M.A. Eastern Illinois University
M.A. DePaul University

Tara Laken
Professor
B.S., M.S.T. University of Illinois

Teresa Lozano
Professor
Guided Academic Pathway Advisor
B.A., M.A. Lewis University 

Nataliya Y. Marchenko
Professor
B.S., Ph.D. Sumy State University

Michelle R. Meyer
Professor
B.S. University of Illinois
M.B.A. Lewis University

William J. O’Connor
Department Chair and Professor
B.A. St. Ambrose University
J.D. Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago Kent College of Law

Computer Information and Office Systems

Pamela Dunn
Associate Professor
B.S. University of Illinois
M.S. DePaul University

Deborah A. Dykstra
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S., M.B.A. University of St. Francis
Certifications: MOS, MOT

Clinton Garwood
Assistant Professor
A.A. Rock Valley College
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Illinois State University
M.A. Drake University

Shirley M. Gehrke
Professor
B.S. Illinois State University
M.S. National Louis University

Sandra R. LaFevers
Professor
A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S., M.S. Illinois State University

Hui-Liang Low
Professor
B.S., B.A., M.S. University of Minnesota

William Martin
Professor
B.A. Western Illinois University
M.B.A. Fontbonne University
Certifications: CCNA, CCAI, CompTIA Network+, A+

Stanley Pieklo
Associate Professor
A.A.S. DeVry University
B.A. DeVry University
M.S. Lewis University

Ram Raghuraman
Department Chair and Professor
B.S., M.B.A. Quincy University
M.S. Western Illinois University

Angela L. Sullivan
Professor
B.S. Illinois State University
M.S. DePaul University
PhD. North Central University

Joseph R. Sullivan
Professor
A.A.S. Moraine Valley Community College
B.S., M.S. Illinois State University
Certifications: CCNP, Palo Alto ACE, CCNA
Collaboration, Linux Foundation, Cloud Infrastucture,
H.E. IPv6 Sage, CompTia Cloud Essentials, CCNA
Security, CCNA Video, CCNA Voice, CVNR, NDG Linux
Essentials, ECSVRv1, ECSVRv2, CCAI, CWTS

Culinary Arts

Eric Bell
Associate Professor
B.A. Purdue University Calumet
M.B.A. Indiana University-Northwest

Paul Bringas
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.A. Governors State University
Certified Executive Chef
Vice President, ACF, Louis Joliet Chapter

Timothy J. Bucci
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Purdue University
American Culinary Federation Certified Judge
Certified Executive Chef
Certified Culinary Educator
Certified Hospitality Educator

R. Andrew Chlebana
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S. University of Phoenix
The Culinary Institute of America
Certified Executive Pastry Chef
Certified Culinary Administrator
Certified Hospitality Educator

Michael J. McGreal
Department Chair and Professor
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.S. University of St. Francis
M. Ed. Robert Morris University
Chef Training Trade, Washburn Trade School
Certified Executive Chef
Certified Culinary Educator
Certified Hospitality Educator
Food Service Management Professional
Certified Hotel Administrator
Master Certified Foodservice Executive

Mark G. Muszynski
Professor
B.S. University of Illinois
Certified Executive Pastry Chef
World Master Chef’s Society
Certified Master Chef

Kyle Richardson
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
Chef Training Trade, Washburn Trade School
Certified Culinary Educator
Certified Executive Chef
Certified Hospitality Educator

Kenneth Thompson
 Professor
A.A.S. Culinary Institute of America
B.S. Culinary Institute of America

English, Philosophy, and World Languages

Heather Anderson-Nadess
Assistant Professor
B.S., M.A. University of Illinois

James M. Baskin
Professor
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of Illinois, Chicago
J.D. Northwestern University

Virginia Bouie
 Professor
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Northern Illinois University
M.A. Governors State University

Tamara Ponzo Brattoli
Professor
B.A., M.A. California State University

Teresa Carrillo
Associate Professor
B.A. Bob Jones University
M.Ed. Clemson University

Brian Coley
Assistant Professor
B.A., M.F.A. Southern Illinois University

Julie M. Delfinado
Professor
A.A. Moraine Valley Community College
B.A. Loyola University
M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D. University of Illinois, Chicago

Laura Duhau Girola
Associate Professor
B.A. La Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Ph.D. University of London

Eric Dutt
Professor
B.A. Guru Nanak Dev University, India
M.B.A. Illinois Institute of Technology
M.S. National Louis University
Certifications: L.P.C.

Jason D. Fichtel
Professor
B.A., M.A. Illinois State University
Ph.D. University of New Mexico

Donald Haines
Professor
B.A., M.A. Northern Illinois University

Michael Hainzinger
Professor
B.A. University of Illinois
M.A. Governors State University

Adam J. Heidenreich
Professor
B.A. University of Iowa
M.A. Roosevelt University

Mari Johnson
Professor
B.A., M.A. Chicago State University

William Jordan
Associate Professor
B.A. Columbia College
M.A. Governors State University

Marc Kaufman
Associate Professor
B.A. Florida State University
M.A. New York University

Kerry Lane
Associate Professor
B.A. Loyola University
M.Ed. University of St. Francis

Kristin LaTour
Professor
B.A. Northland College
M.A. University of Minnesota
M.F.A. University of Southern Maine

Robert A. Marcink
Professor
B.A. University of Pittsburgh
M.A. Point Park University
Ph.D. Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Elizabeth M. Petree
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.A. Northern Illinois University
M.S. University of Virginia
Ph.D. Middlebury College

Stacey Santoro-Murphy
Professor
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.A., M.A. Eastern Illinois University
Ph.D. Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Michael Thune
Department Chair and Professor
B.A., M.A. California State University
Ph.D. Purdue University

Cristobal J. Trillo
Professor
Diplomatura Universidad de Granada-Spain
B.A., M.A. University of Northern Iowa

Jeffrey Wisdom
Professor
B.A., M.A. Biola University 
M.A., Ph.D. University of Connecticut

William P. Yarrow
Professor
B.A. Swarthmore College
M.A. Northwestern University

Fine Arts

Oksana Alfredson
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
M.S. Technical University of Construction and Architecture, Kiev, Ukraine

Meaghan E. Callan
Professor
B.A., M.A. University of Wisconsin

Adam Cowger
Assistant Professor
B.M. University of North Dakota
M.M. Northern Illinois University

Kathleen Enright
Assistant Professor
M.F.A. Illinois State University

Julie Giampaolo Daugherty
Assistant Professor
B.A. St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
M.F.A. Tulane University

Charles Gniech
Associate Professor
M.F.A. Northern Illinois University

Alfred L. Golden
Professor
B.A., M.A. Minnesota State University

Eric Gorder
Professor
B.F.A. University of New Mexico
M.A., M.F.A. University of Iowa

Suzanne Gorgas
Assistant Professor
B.F.A. Western Illinois University
M.F.A. Northern Illinois University

Clay V. Kirkland
Professor
B.A., M.Ed. Mississippi College
M.F.A. University of Mississippi

Laura Marqua
Professor
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.S., M.S. Illinois State University

Richard Moore
Assistant Professor
B.M., M.M., Northern Illinois University

Charles G. Morgan
Professor
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.M. Northern Illinois University
M.M.Ed. VanderCook College of Music

Bridget Nickel
Professor
B.A., M.A. Eastern Illinois University

David Nuccio
Professor
B.M., M.M. The American Conservatory of Music

Tammy Perkins
Professor
B.A. West Virginia Wesleyan College
M.F.A. University of Mississippi

Lori A. Schahrer
Department Chair and Professor
B.A. Eastern Illinois University
M.A. Governors State University

Philip D. Spencer
Professor
B.M. Wittenberg University
M.M. Yale University

Vivian R. Van Donk
Professor
B.S., M.S. Illinois State University

Health and Public Services

Patricia Binfa
Professor
B.A. University of Illinois at Chicago
J.D. John Marshall Law School

Audrey Finkel
Assistant Professor
B.S. University of Missouri - Columbia
M.S. Benedictine University

Charlotte Garrabrant
Professor
Diploma St. Joseph School of Nursing
B.S.N. Chamberlain College

Debra A. Gaskin
Professor
B.S. University of Illinois, Chicago
M.A. Governors State University

Rudayna Jebara
Assistant Professor
A.S. Moraine Valley Community College
A.A.S. Robert Morris College

Kimberly Karlberg
Professor
B.A., M.A. Loyola University

Kenneth Krynicki
Professor
A.S. College of DuPage
B.A. Purdue University
M.S. Colorado Technical University

Laura Michelsen
Professor
A.A.S. College of DuPage
B.S. University of Cincinnati
M.S. Capella University

Elena Miller
Assistant Professor
A.A.S. Triton College
B.S. MHA Bellevue University
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, RDMS (AB, OB/GYN, RVT(VT)

Linda Saveas
Associate Professor
A.D.N. Richard J. Daley College
B.S.N. St. Xavier University
M.A. Concordia University
M.S.N. Olivet Nazarene University

Duane C. Stonich
Department Chair and Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Southern Illinois University

Robert Verkler
Professor
B.S., M.Ed. University of Illinois

Library

Cynthia Kremer
Assistant Professor
B.S. University of Notre Dame
M.S. University of Illinois

Susan M. Prokopeak
Department Chair and Associate Professor
B.A., M.A. Governors State University
M.L.I.S. Dominican University

Michelle Roubal
Associate Professor
B.A. Trinity College
M.A. Northern Illinois University

Aimee Walker
Associate Professor
B.A. North Central College
M. A. DePaul University

Mathematics

Grover Grant Alexander
Professor
A.S. Lake Land College
B.A., M.A. Eastern Illinois University

John Bialas
Associate Professor
B.S. Illinois State University
M.S. Chicago State University

Linda Blanco
Department Chair and Professor
B.S. University of Illinois
M.S. University of Illinois, Chicago

Joanne M. Brunner
Professor
B.S. Loyola University
M.S. University of Central Florida
M.Ed. DePaul University

Elena Catoiu
Professor
M.S. University of Bucharest-Romania
M.S. University of Wisconsin at Madison

Yen-Phi Dang
Professor
B.S., B.A., M.S. University of Minnesota

Laura Egner
Professor
B.S. Loyola University
M.A. DePaul University

Jason A. Eltrevoog
Professor
B.S. North Central College
M.A., M.A.T. University of Louisville

Rebecca Goad
Assistant Professor
A.A. College of DuPage
B.S., M.S. Northern Illinois University

Donna M. Katula
Professor
B.S. University of Illinois
M.A. Governors State University
M.A. DePaul University

Heidi Lyne
Associate Professor
B.S. St. Xavier University
M.S. DePaul University
Ph.D. Argosy University

David McGuire
Professor
B.S. Illinois Institute of Technology
M.B.A. University of Chicago
M.A. DePaul University

Angela M. McNulty
Professor
B.S. University of Illinois
M.A. DePaul University

James Morgan
Assistant Professor
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.A., M.S. Governors State University

David P. Ruffatto
Professor
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.A. Eastern Illinois University
M.S. Southern Illinois University

Patrick H. Stevens
Professor
A.A.S. Morrison Institute of Technology
A.S. Kishwaukee College
B.A., M.A. University of Illinois

Michael J. Sullivan
Professor
B.S., M.A., M.S. DePaul University

Robert W. Tuskey
Professor
B.S. Western Illinois University
M.S. Northern Illinois University

Stephen G. Zuro
Professor
B.A., M.A. DePaul University

Natural Sciences and Physical Education

Anitha A. Akkal
Professor
B.S. Mangalore University
M.S. Kasturba Medicalle College

Laurel Carney-Zelko
Professor
B.S., D.V.M. University of Illinois

Osman Cen
Associate Professor
M.S. Illinois Institute of Technology
Ph.D. University of Texas

Bradley Czerniak
Assistant Professor
B.S. University of Illinois
M.A. Olivet Nazarene University
M.S. Northern Illinois University

Noella L. Dcruz
Professor
B. Tech Indian Institute of Technology
M.A., Ph.D. University of Virginia

Nancy DeRoss
Professor
B.S., M.S. University of Illinois

Cathleen Dobbs
Professor
B.S. Drake University
Ph.D. The Ohio State University

Thomas D. Feldman
Professor
A.A. St. Petersburg Junior College
B.A., M.A. University of South Florida
Ph.D. University of California at Riverside

Donald Govoni
Associate Professor
B.S. University of Illinois, Champaign
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison

John L. Griffis
Professor
B.S., M.A. Southern Illinois University

Cheryl Heeneman
Professor
B.S. Gannon University
M.S. Old Dominion University

William P. Hogan
Professor
B.S., M.S., Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Stephanie Lab
Associate Professor
B.A. North Central College
M.S. Northern Illinois University

Jon L. Laratta
Department Chair and Professor
B.S. South Dakota State University
M.A. University of Illinois, Chicago

Kueiming “Max” Lee
Professor
B.S. Tunghai University
M.S. National Taiwan University
M.S. University of Cincinnati
Ph.D. University of Dayton

Monica Marquez-Nelson
Professor
B.S. Texas A & M University
M.S. Oregon State University
Ph.D. University of Florida

Patrick S. Mills
Professor
B.Sc. University of Reading
P.G.C.E. University of Exeter
Ph.D. University of Illinois

Andrew Morrison
Professor
B.S. University of Northern Iowa
Ph.D. Northern Illinois University

Eva Murdoch
Associate Professor
A.S. Moraine Valley Community College
B.S. St. Xavier University
Ph.D. Loyola University Medical Center

Leonore M. Neary
Professor
B.S. University of Wisconsin
M.S. University of Michigan

Andrew J. Neill
Professor
A.S. William Rainey Harper College
B.S. Northern Illinois University
M.S. Illinois State University

David Opon
Professor
B.S. University of Illinois, Chicago
M.S. Western Illinois University

S. Louise Smithson
Professor
B.A. University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
Ph.D. University of Bath, Bath, UK

Marie W. Wolff
Professor
B.S. Western Illinois University
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Nursing

Susan Batis
Associate Professor
B.S.N. St. Xavier University
M.S.N. Case Western Reserve University

Debbie Fitzgerald
Professor
B.S.N., M.S. Hampton University
Ph.D. Regent University

Gina Hulbert
Associate Professor
B.S. Chamberlain College of Nursing
M.S.N. Olivet Nazarene University

Susan Humenik-Schmidt
Professor
Diploma St. Joseph School of Nursing
M.S.N. Aurora University

Terry A. Kania
Professor
B.S.N. Loyola University
M.S.N. DePaul University

Lori Komorowski
Associate Professor
M.S. Purdue University
B.S. University of Michigan

Jorie Kulczak
Professor
B.S.N. Lewis University
M.S.N. Loyola University

Danielle Lisiecki
Professor
A.S.N. Thornton Community College
B.S.N., M.S.N. Olivet Nazarene University
Ed.D. Argosy University

Mary Beth Luna
Department Chair and Professor
Diploma, Evangelical School of Nursing
B.S., M.S. Governors State University
Ph.D. Capella University

Cheryl Luster-Klemp
Professor
B.S.N., Concordia-West Suburban College of Nursing
M.S.N., M.A., D.N.P. Governors State University

Soledad Manzo
Professor
Guided Academic Pathway Advisor
B.A. University of St. Francis
M.S.W. Aurora University
Certifications: L.C.S.W.

Mary Magruder
Professor
B.S.N. Lewis University
M.S. Governors State University

Sue Rio
Professor
B.S.N. University of Illinois, Chicago
M. S. Northern Illinois University

Karen Roberson
Professor
B.S.N. Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
M.S.N., D.N.P. Regis University

Caroline Russo
Professor
A.D.N. Morton College
B.S.N. University of Illinois, Chicago
M.S.N. Lewis University

Julio Santiago
Professor
A.S. College of DuPage
B.S.N., M.S.N. Olivet Nazarene University 
D.N.P. Regis University

Janet M. Sullivan-Stromberg
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S., M.S. Purdue University

Kelly Tisdale
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S.N. St. Francis University
M.S.N., D.N.P. Regis University, Colorado

Sharon Valentino
Professor
B.S.N. University of Illinois Chicago
M.S.N. University of California Los Angeles
D.N.P. Regis University

Kathleen M. Wolz
Professor
Diploma St. Joseph School of Nursing
B.S.M. Lewis University
M.S.N. Northern Illinois University
D.N.P. Regis University

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Martha S. Bonne Demuth
Professor
B.M. Berklee College of Music
M.A., Ph.D. University of Missouri-St. Louis

Stephen J. Buck
Professor
B.A. Cornell College
M.A., Ph.D. Northern Illinois University

Rodney G. Bullock
Professor
B.G.S. University of Kansas
M.A., M.H.S. Governors State University
Certifications: L.P.C., N.C.C., D.C.C.

Jamey DiVietro
Associate Professor
B.A. North Central College
M.A. Loyola University Maryland

Dennis Doyle
Professor
B.A. Colorado State University
M.A. DePaul University
M.A. Loyola University

Roya Falahi-Kharaghani
Professor
B.A. College of the Ozarks
M.A., Ph.D. Southern Illinois University

James Douglas France
Associate Professor
B.A. Governors State University
M. A. University of Chicago

Panagiota Katralis
Associate Professor
B.A. Northeastern Illinois University
M.A. Argosy University

Jennifer D. Kimbarovsky
Professor
B.A., M.A. Northwestern University

Susan M. Krause
Department Chair and Associate Professor
B.S., M.S. Northern Illinois University

John F. Lyons
Professor
B.Sc. Salford University
M.A. Warwick University
Ph.D. University of Illinois, Chicago

Sarah Martin
Professor
B.A. Lycoming College
M.A., Ph.D. Bowling Green State University

Ami Mitchell
Assistant Professor
B.A. Lycoming College
M.A. DePaul University

Sherri Morrow
Associate Professor
B.A., M.S.Ed. Chicago State University

Heidi Munsey
Associate Professor
Guided Academic Pathway Advisor
B.A. Saginaw Valley State University
M.A. Liberty University

Karen Reid
Professor
B.A. Gardner-Webb University
M.A. Appalachian State University
Ph.D. Florida State University

Melissa Szymczak
Associate Professor
B.S. University of Illinois
M. Ed. Loyola University Chicago

Margot Underwood
Professor
B.A. University of Illinois
M.A. Roosevelt University

Doreen E. Vieitez
Professor
B.S., M.A., Ed.D. Ball State University

Technical

Juan Aguilar
Assistant Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Ferris State University

Michael D. Boehle
Professor
B.S.E.E. United States Naval Academy

Scott A. Boudreau
Professor
A.A.S Joliet Junior College
B.S. Southern Illinois University

Jeffery C. Bradford
Department Chair and Professor
B.S. Southern Illinois University
M.S.Ed. Northern Illinois University
Ed.D. National Louis University

Michael Brncick
Professor
B.S Eastern Illinois University
M.Ed. University of Illinois
American Board Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics, Board Certified
Pedorthist, V.A. Qualified Prosthetist

Paul Cave
Associate Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College

Jim D. Coleman
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.A. Governors State University

Laura Cotner
Professor
B.S., M. Arch University of Illinois
Registered Architect, Licensed Structural Engineer

Gregory Foster
Associate Professor
A.A.S. Monroe County Community College
B.A.S. Siena Heights University
M.Ed. Bowling Green State University

Josh Graf
Associate Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Southern Illinois University

Mary Sue Gurka
Associate Professor
B.S. Marquette University

Andrew Kacena
Assistant Professor
A.A.S. College of DuPage
B.S. Illinois State University

Joseph Limon
Assistant Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Purdue University Calumet

Cameron Martin
Assistant Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Southern Illinois University

Desmond Masterton
Associate Professor
B.F.A. Northern Illinois University
M.S. Northwestern University

Dennis O’Donnell
Professor
B.S. Roosevelt University
M.B.A. Lewis University

Maria Anna Rafac
Professor
B.S., M. Arch. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Registered Architect

David Szumowski
Associate Professor
A.S. Richard J Daley College
B.S. Southern Illinois University

Danny A. Thompson
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College

Cheryl S. Upshaw
Professor
B.S.E.E. Purdue University

Curt Ward
Professor
A.A.S. Southern Illinois University
B.A. North Central College
M.A. University of Phoenix

Daniel Warning
Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Southern Illinois University
M.A. University of St. Francis
ASE Master Certification, Accredited Automotive Manager

Michael Woverton
Assistant Professor
A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Southern Illinois University

Administrative Departments

Academic Affairs

Randall P. Fletcher
Vice President, Academic Affairs
B.A. Illinois Wesleyan University
M.S. Illinois State University
M.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ed.D University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Kristin Ciesemier
Director, Academic Effectiveness
B.S. University of Illinois
M.Ed. National Louis University

Amy Gray
Dean of Nursing, Health and Public Services
B.S. University of Missouri
M.Ed. American Continental University
M.D. Spartan Health Sciences University

Lynn Mackey
Dean of Academic Excellence and Support
M.S.W., M.A. Boston College

Amy Murphy
Dean of Applied Arts, Workforce Education and Training
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Eastern Illinois University
M.S. Southern Illinois University

Christopher Ostwinkle
Director, iCampus
B.A., M.A. Loras College
Ph.D. Capella University

Michele Smith
Director, Workforce Education
A.A., A.A.S. Joliet Junior College
B.S., M.S. University of St. Francis
Ed.D. Aurora University

Sonya Williams
Dean, Arts and Sciences
B.S. University of Oklahoma
Ph.D. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Patty Zuccarello
Dean, Career and Technical Education
B.A. The Catholic University of America
M.Ed. University of Illinois Chicago

Administrative Services

Rob Galick
Vice President, Administrative Services
B.S. Northern Illinois University
M.B.A. The University of Chicago
C.P.A.

Peter J. Comanda
Director, Campus Safety and Chief of Campus Police
B.S. Calumet College

Jeffrey A. Heap
Director, Financial Services and Controller
B.S. Northern Illinois University
C.P.A.

Janice I. Reedus
Director, Business & Auxiliary Services
B.A. University of Illinois Chicago
M.B.A Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Patrick D. Van Duyne
Director, Facility Services
B.S. Illinois State University

Communications and Marketing

Kelly Rohder-Tonelli
Executive Director, Communications and Marketing
B.A. University of Iowa
M.A. Lewis University

Michael Hernandez
Director, Marketing & Creative Services
M.B.A. DePaul University
Ed.D. University of St. Francis

Human Resources Department

Malinda Carter
Executive Director, Human Resources
B.A. Pennsylvania State University
M.S. The Ohio State University

Judy Connelly
Assistant Director, Human Resources
B.A. Indiana University
M.S. Lewis University

Information Technology

James Serr
Executive Director, Information Technology
B.S., M.B.A. Northern Illinois University

Jeff Fisher
Interim Director, Technology Support Services
Manager, Media Services
B.S. Northern Michigan University

Timothy Roessler
Director, Enterprise Applications
B.S. University of Maryland Baltimore County
M.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University

Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Joseph Offermann
Director, Institutional Research and Effectiveness
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.A. Lewis University
M.A., M.Ed. DePaul University 

Institutional Advancement 

Kristin L. Mulvey
Executive Director, Resource Development and Foundation
B.S. Bradley University
M.S. University of St. Francis

 Student Development

Yolanda Farmer
Vice President, Student Development
B.A. Eastern Illinois University
M.Ed. University of Illinois at Chicago
Ed. D. DePaul University

DeAndre R. Butler
Director, Project Achieve/TRIO Programs
B.A. Northern Illinois University
M.Ed. Northern Illinois University
M.H.S. Governors State University

Pamela Dilday
Director, Student Activities
B.S. Illinois  State University
M.A. University of Illinois Springfield

Deanna Fisk
Director, Financial Aid/Veterans
A.A. Joliet Junior College
B.S. Governor’s State University

Angela Kaysen Luzbetak
Dean, Student Success
B.A. University of St. Francis
M.S. Governors State University
Ed. D. National Louis University

Jennifer Kloberdanz
Director, Admissions and Recruitment
A.A. North Iowa Area Community College
B.A., M.A. University of Northern Iowa

Bridget Larkin-Beene
Director, Career Services
B.S. Northern Illinois University
M.B.A. Lewis University

Stephanie McIntyre-Braun
Dean, Academic Intervention and Support
B.S. Northern Illinois University
B.S. Illinois State University
M.S.  Illinois State University
Ed.D University of St. Francis

Robert Morris
Dean, Enrollment Management
B.S. Robert Morris University
M.S. Franklin University

Michelle Roman-Garcia
Director, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
B.A. Rosary College
M.A. North Eastern Illinois university

Michelle Vale
International Student Services Coordinator
B.A. Aquinas College
M.Ed. Grand Valley State University

Cynthia Vasquez-Barrios
Dean of Students
B.A. Columbia College
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University