Faculty and Administrative Staff

State Administrative Staff:

Oregon State Board of Education

Guadalupe Martinez Zapata, Chair

Jennifer Scurlock, Vice Chair

Bridgett Wheeler, 2nd Vice Chair

Gustavo Morales

George Russell

Kimberly Howard Wade

Shimiko Montgomery

Vacant, 5th Congressional District

Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development

Donna Lewelling, Director

LBCC Administrative Staff:

Board of Education

Kristin Adams, Zone 1

Stacie Wyss-Schoenborn, Zone 2-3

Dick Running, Zone 2-3

Ron Edwards, Zone 4

John Sarna, Zone 5

Sheryl Dahl, Zone 6-7

Jeff Davis, Zone 6-7


Lisa Avery, President

Ann Buchele, Vice President, Student and Academic Affairs

Sheldon Flom, Vice President, Finance and Operations

Faculty and Management

Adkisson, Hailey

Faculty, Communication. BS, James Madison University; MA, North Dakota State University. 

Alvin, John

Faculty, Construction & Forestry Equipment Technology/Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technology. AS, Linn-Benton Community College; Master ASE Certification (Diesel/Heavy Equipment).

Anderson, Audrey

Faculty, Culinary Arts. AAS, Oregon Coast Culinary Institute.

Ash, Karen

Director, Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs. BS, Columbia College; MBA, Webster University.

Avery, Dr. Lisa

President. BS, Ball State University; MSW, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Aynes, Danny

Associate Dean, Academic Foundations and Adult Basic Skills. BA, Arkansas Tech University; MEd, Oregon State University.

Ballard, Scott

Faculty, NDT/Welding. AS, Linn-Benton Community College; BS, MS, Western Oregon University.  

Becker, David

Faculty, Computer Systems. BS, MS, Oregon State University.

Beer, Gwendolyn

Faculty, Nursing. BSN, University of San Fransisco; MS, Arizona State University.

Berry, Christopher

Faculty, Machine Tool. AAS, Chemeketa Community College; BS University of Wyoming. 

Boro-Boswell, Diana

Advising Faculty/Counselor. BA, Gonzaga University; MSW, University of Washington.

Braun, Stacie

Assistant Director, Facilities. BS, Portland State University.

Brown, Michael

Faculty, Welding Technology. Welding Certificate, Linn-Benton Community College.

Bruce, Rachel

Faculty, Surgical Technologist. AS, Steven-Henager College.

Buchele, Ann

Vice President, Academic and Student Affairs. BA, MEd, University of Toledo-Ohio; PhD, Oregon State University.

Bunney, Kanoe

Faculty, Education. BA, University of Massachusetts, Anherst; MS, Bank Street College of Education; PhD, University of Maryland, College Park.

Burbee, Amy

Faculty, Cooperative Work Experience. AAS, Lane Community College; BS, NW Christian University; MA, Bushnell University.

Burke, Claire

Faculty, Mathematics. BS, University of California,Davis; MA, California State University, Sacramento.

Burroughs, Garwin

Faculty, Construction & Forestry Equipment Technology/Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technology. Industry Experience.

Camp, Rob

Manager, Student Leadership. BS, Oregon State University.

Carpentier, Cliff

Director, Safety and Loss Prevention. BS, Globe University; MA, American Military University.

Carter, Deron

Faculty, Physical Sciences. BA, Whitman College; MS, Central Washington University.

Carter, Rod

Faculty, Criminal Justice. BS, JD, University of Oregon.

Casas, Margarita

Faculty, Spanish. BA, Universidad del Valle de Atemajac; MA, Colorado State University.

Childress, Jill

Manager, Student Conduct and Retention. BA, Millersville University of Pennsylvania; MED, The University of Georgia; EdD, Portland State University.

Chronicle, Lindsey

Faculty, Dental Assisting. AS, Linn-Benton Community College; CE, Dental Assisting, Chemeketa Community College; BS, Corban College.

Clayton, Jennifer

Faculty, Diagnostic Imaging. AAS, Linn-Benton Community College

Coe, Jerry

Faculty, Medical Assistant, AAS, Linn-Benton Community College; BS, Oregon State University.

Coe, Leighana

Manager, Support Services. AS, AAS, Linn-Benton Community College.

Coffeen, Warren

Faculty, Biological Sciences. BS, University of California, Riverside; PhD, Oregon State University.

Collins, Kristi

Director, Regional Early Learning Hub. BA, MEd, Cambridge College.

Collins, Nick

Faculty, Welding Technology. AS, Linn-Benton Community College.

Conrod, Jennifer

Manager, Procurement and Payables. AAS, Linn-Benton Community College; BAS, Western Governors University.

Crabill, Jeff

Faculty, Mathematics. BS, MS, Northern Arizona University.

Culbertson, Deana

Manager, Human Resources. Industry Experience.

Dance, Darci

Faculty, Psychology. BA, MS, Idaho State University.

Davis, Amy

Faculty, Coding/Medical Assistant. BS, Portland State University.

Dickson-Self, Kenneth

Faculty, Mechatronics. AA, Pikes Peak Community College; BS, MBA, Oregon State University.

Dorantes, Angel

Latino Outreach and Retention Manager. AA McHenry County College; BA, MS, Northern Illinois University; PhD, University of Oregon.

Dorsette, Jason

Executive Director, Institutional Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. BA, MPA, North Carolina Central University.

Dowless, Dean

Faculty, Welding Technology. AS, Linn-Benton Community College; Journeyman Welder; AWS Certifications.

Drake, Danielle

Faculty, Nursing. BS, California Baptist University.

Droscher, Elizabeth

Executive Assistant to the President and Board of Education, AA, Umpqua Community College.

Dubanoski, Matt

Faculty, Automotive Technology. AAS, Linn-Benton Community College.

Duncan, Hollis

Faculty, Mathematics. BS, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; MS, Western Carolina University. 

Ehlers, R. J.

Faculty, Automotive/Diesel Technology. AAS, Linn-Benton Community College; BS, Weber State University; Master ASE Certification. 

Falk, Cindy

Faculty, Health and Human Performance. BS,Rocky Mountain College; MEd, University of Idaho.

Fang, Shengnan

Faculty, Economics. BS, Zhongshan College; MA, Guangdong University; PhD, Kansas State University.

Ferguson, Briget

Faculty, Nursing. BSN, Oregon Health Sciences University.

Fisk, Emily

Faculty, Nursing. ADN, Chemeketa Community College; BSN, Western Governors University. 

Fleming, Will

Faculty, English/Writing. BA, Vermont College. MA, City College of New York; MFA, University of Oregon.

Flesch, Jeff

Director, Corvallis Campus and Extended Learning. BS, Northern Arizona University; MS, Oregon State University. 

Flom, Sheldon

Vice President, Finance and Operations. BS, MBA, University of Wyoming.

Francis, Nicole

Faculty, Mathematics. BA, University of Oregon; MA, Arizona State University.

Franklin, Lewis

Faculty, Visual Arts. AAS, AA, Linn-Benton Community College; BS, Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

Frazier, Jayme

Faculty, Health and Human Performance/Women's Volleyball Coach. BS, Eastern Oregon University; MS, Western Oregon University/ Oregon State University.

Funk, Whitney

Faculty, Phlebotomy. Industry Experience.

Gates, Lena

Faculty, Apprenticeship Program. BS, Portland State University; MS, Walden University.

Gerger, Stacey

Faculty, Dental Assisting, BS, Corban University.

Gifford, Liv

Faculty, Health and Human Performance. BA, University of California, Santa Cruz; MPH, Oregon State University.

Green, Joshua

Faculty, Culinary Arts. AS, Western Culinary Institute. 

Grotberg, Katie

Faculty, Nursing. AS, Century College; BS, MSN, Western Governors University.

Hammond, Leslie

Dean, Academic Foundations. BA, Albertson College; MFA, Indiana University. 

Harbert, Shannon

Faculty, Mathematics. BS, Portland State University; MS, Oregon State University.

Harrison, Robert

Faculty, Social Sciences. AA, Tyler Junior College; BA, Moorhead State University; MA, University of Texas at Tyler; PhD, Ohio State University.

Havet, Isabelle

Faculty, Visual Arts. BA, Brandeis University; MA, PhD, University of Delaware.

Hibbard, Paul

Faculty, Economics. BA, Whitman College; MS, University of Oregon.

Hines, Samantha

Director, Library and Learning Center. BA, Linfield College; MS, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Hofer, Amy

Director, Statewide Open Education Program. BA, Brown University; MLIS, San Jose State University.

Holton, Kristina

Dean, Science, Engineering, and Mathematics. BS, MS, Oregon State University.

Hoogesteger, Lisa

Advising Faculty/Counselor. BS, Oregon State University; MS, Springfield College.

Houde, Terri

Corporate Trainer. BS, Idaho State University; MS, Oregon State University.

Hughes-Tafen, Denise

Faculty, Human Development and Family Science. BS, Lincoln University; MS, Portland State University; PhD, Ohio University.

Hunt, Josiah

Faculty, Student Experience. BA, Andrews University; MA, Avondale University; PhD, Adventist International Institute.

Hunter, Shawna

Manager, Class Schedule and Curriculum. BA Brigham Young University-Idaho.

Jabin, Alicia

Faculty, Early Childhood Education. AA, Chemeketa Community College; BA, Western Oregon University; MA, Willamette University.

Jacobs, Jess

Director, Accounting and Budget. BS, Arizona State University; MBA, Grand Canyon University.

Jacobs, Rachel

Faculty, Biological Sciences. BS, University of Alaska-Fairbanks; DVM, PhD, Oregon State University. 

James, Sonya

Advising Faculty/Counselor. AAOT, Linn-Benton Community College; BS, Oregon State University; MSW, Portland State University.

Jarkowsky, Danielle

Business and Industry Outreach and Equity Specialist. BS, University of Rhode Island; MEd, Oregon State University.

Jerpbak, Mike

Faculty, Parenting Education. BS, St. Olaf College; PhD, University of Minnesota.

Jess, Joseph

Faculty, Computer Systems. BS, Western Oregon University; MS, Portland State University.

Johnson, Forrest

Faculty, Makerspace and Lending Library. BS, Multnomah University; MLIS, Emporia State University.

Jones, Laura

Faculty, Psychology. BS, MA, PhD, University of Oregon. 

Jones, Terese

Faculty, JOBS Program. BA, University of Oregon; MA, MDIV, Seattle School of Theology and Psychology; MS, Oregon State University.

Kalita, Nicole

Faculty, Parenting Education. BS, Oregon State University; MS, Portland State University.

Keady, Brian

Faculty, Spanish. BA, MA, University of Oregon.

Kidd, David

Faculty, Engineering. BS, Northern Arizona University; BEd, University of Alaska; MS, University of Alaska. 

Knoch, Jessica

Faculty, Mathematics. BS, Randolph College; MS, University of Cincinnati; MSE, University of Virginia.

LaJoie, Lawrence

Director, Enterprise Services. BS, State University of New York at Oneonta.  

LaRoux, Charlene

Faculty, Biological Sciences. AAO, Lane Community College; BS, Portland State; MS, PhD, University of Oregon.

Lassen, Bonnie

Associate Dean/Nurse Administrator, Healthcare. BSN, University of Portland; MSN, University of Phoenix.

LeBar, Stacy

Faculty, Culinary Arts. AAS, Linn-Benton Community College.

LeBlanc, Michael

Faculty, Automotive Technology. Industry Experience. ASE Master Certification.

LeRiche, Laurie

Manager, Employment Services. AS, Kennebec Community College; BS, University of Maine.

Lloyd, Leslie

Associate Director, Financial Aid. BS, University of Phoenix; MBA, Northcentral University.

Long, Ken

Manager, Media Services. AA, Mt. Hood Community College.

Lopez, Michael

Faculty, Mathematics. AS, Central Oregon Community College; BS, MS, Oregon State University.

Lorang, Emily

Faculty, Occupational Therapy Assistant. AAS, Linn-Benton Community College; BA, Northern Arizona University.

Mack, Dave

Faculty, Mechatronics. AAS, AS, Linn- Benton Community College; BS, Oregon State University; Electronics Technician Certification.

Madriaga, Charles

Advising Faculty/Counselor. AA, Hartnell Community College; BA, MA, California State University, Stanislaus.

Madriaga, Tiffany

Advising Faculty/Counselor. AA Chemeketa Community College, BA Western Oregon University, MS Oregon State University.

Magratten, Anne

Faculty, Visual Arts. AA, Mendocino College; BA, Mills College, MFA, University of Oregon.

Majeski, Mark

Director, Athletics. BA, Menlo College; MA San Jose State University.

Mallory, Virginia

Director, Recruitment/Admission and High School Partnerships. AA, Blue Ridge Community College; BA, University of North Carolina-Asheville; M.Ed, Western Carolina University.

Manhat, Beth

Faculty, Chemistry. BS, Rider University. PhD, Portland State University. 

Maurer, Vikki

Faculty, Mathematics. BS, Southern Oregon University; MS, Oregon State University.

McAleer, Scott

Faculty, History. BA, Warren Wilson College; MA, Georgia Southern University.

McGhee, Ramycia

Faculty, English/Writing. BA, University of Wisconsin; MS, Roosevelt University,  PhD, Capella University.

Mcintosh, Daniel

Faculty, Construction & Forestry Equipment Technology/Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technology. Industry Experience.

McKitterick, Renee

Faculty, Ceramics. BFA, Ohio State University; MFA, University of New Mexico-Albuquerque.

Mercer, Heather

Executive Director, Human Resources Development and Support. BS, Eastern Michigan University.

Merino, Paula

Faculty, Diagnostic Imaging. AA, Certificate of Radiological Sciences, Linn-Benton Community College; BS, Oregon State University.

Meyers, Sierra

Faculty, Agricultural Sciences. AS, Redlands Community College. BS, California State University-Chico.

Middleton, Emily

Faculty, Nursing. BS, Oregon Health and Science University; MS, Western Governors University.

Millet, Terrance

Faculty, English/Writing. BA, MA, University of Western Ontario, Canada; MFA, Oregon State University.

Milligan, Zachary

Faculty, Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation. AS, Linn-Benton Community College.

Molinar, Rob

Faculty, Sociology. BS, San Jose State University; MA, PhD, University of Oregon.

Moling, Marci

Faculty, Physical Sciences. AB, Ripon College; MS, Washington State University.

Moon, Dale

Associate Dean, Advanced Manufacturing and Transportation Technology. BS, MEd, Western Washington University; PhD, Oregon State University.

Morales, Dio

Faculty, English/Writing. BA, Wesleyan University; MEd, Harvard University; MFA, Oregon State University.

Moran, Cameren

Faculty, Welding Technology. AS, Linn-Benton Community College.

Moraru, Gail

Faculty, Biological Sciences. BS, Cornell University; PhD, Mississippi State University.

Moreira-Viteri, Andrea

Faculty, Mathematics. BS, MS, University Paris 6; PhD, Oregon State University.

Morgan, Cait

Advising Faculty/Counselor. BA, MS, Oregon State University.

Morris, Teryk

Faculty, Machine Tool. BS, San Jose State University.

Mulatero Ferrando, Oriana

Associate Dean, Business, Education, and Liberal Arts. BA, University of South Florida; MA, Oregon State University.

Mulder, Greg

Faculty, Physical Science. BA, Oregon State University; MS, University of Irvine.

Munsee, Craig

Faculty, Engineering Transfer. BS, MS, Oregon State University.

Murphey, Kristina

Faculty, Health and Human Performance. BS, MS, Texas A & M University. 

Nelson, Taylor

Manager, First Resort Student Support Center. BA, MA, Grand Canyon University.

Ocampo, Raymund

Faculty, Music. BMu, Concordia College; MMu, University of South Florida. 

Painter, Mashelle

Faculty, Occupational Therapy Assistant. BS, Eastern Oregon University; MEd, University of Texas.  

Paris, Joseph

Faculty, Computer Systems. BS, MS, Western Oregon University.

Pattawong, Ommidala

Faculty, Chemistry. BS, Chiang Mai University; PhD, Oregon State University. 

Payton, Barry

Faculty, Construction & Forestry Equipment Technology/Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technology. ASE Refrigerant Recovery & Recycling certification; AWS certification; AAS, Linn-Benton Community College.

Peacock, Heather

Faculty, Nursing. ADN, Linn-Benton Community College; BA, Tufts University; BSN, Grand Canyon University; MSN, Western Governors University.

Pessaran, Liz

Advising Faculty/Counselor. AA, Sierra College; BA, Sonoma State University; MS, National University.

Powell, Ryan

Faculty, Machine Tool. AS, Linn-Benton Community College.

Priestman, Ian

Faculty, Business Management. BA, MBA, University of Lincolnshire and Humberside; Post Graduate Certificate Education, University of Leeds.

Priewe, Rob

Faculty, Journalism. BA, University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee; MBA, Willamette University. 

Rager, Timothy

Chief Information Officer. BS, University of Pittsburgh; MBA, Penn State University.

Randolph-Flagg, Jeremy

Faculty, Physical Sciences. BA, Carleton College; MS, Iowa State University.

Raymundo, Carol

Director, Center for Accessibility and Assessment Resources. BA, Corban University; MS, Walden University.

Reed, Brian

Faculty, Engineering Transfer. BS, PhD, Oregon State University.

Riley, Meagan

Faculty, Nursing. BA, Piedmont University; MSN, Augusta University.

Riseley, Christopher

Faculty, English/Writing. BA, MA, Sonoma State University.

Rizk, Ziko

Faculty, Computer Systems. PMP/PMI Certification; BS San Diego State University.

Roberts, Franklin

Associate Dean, Science, Engineering, and Mathematics. BS, MBA, University of Phoenix; PhD, Argosy University.

Rogers, Sheri

Faculty, Mathematics. BM, BS, Methodist University; MAT, Fayetteville State University.

Roland, Meg

Dean, Business, Education, and Liberal Arts. BA, MA, Portland State University; PhD, University of Washington.

Rose, Marc

Faculty, Welding Technology. AAS, Linn-Benton Community College; State of Oregon Class 5 Steamfitters License; Journeyman Pipefitter.

Ruderman, Chris

Faculty, Business Management. Advanced Accounting Certificate, College of DuPage; BA, Western Illinois University; MA, University of Oregon. 

Sanders, Colleen

Faculty, OER and Course Materials Affordability. BFA, University of Victoria; MLIS, Emporia State University; MEd, Western Governors University.

Scherr, Melissa

Faculty, Biological Sciences.BS, PhD, Oregon State University.

Schiedler, Bryan

Faculty, Automotive Technology. AAS, Linn-Benton Community College; BA, Northern Montana College; Master ASE Certification.

Schilling, Steve

Dean, Advanced Manufacturing and Transportation Technology. AAS, Bakersfield Jr. College; BA California State University, Los Angeles; MEd, Grand Canyon University.

Schindler, Mindy

Faculty, Business Management. BS, Towson University; MBA, Chadron State College.

Scotton, Matthew

Public Information Officer and External Communications. BA, University of Oregon.

Seaders, Nicole

Faculty, Mathematics. BA, BS, Seattle Pacific University; MA, PhD, Oregon State University. 

Shanks, Marcy

Faculty, Nursing. BSN, Oregon Institute of Technology; MSN, Western Oregon University. MSEd, Western Oregon University.

Shear, Jo

Faculty, Occupational Therapy Assistant. BS, Creighton University. 

Skarda, Steve

Faculty, Biological Sciences. BS, Oregon State University; MS, Southern Illinois University. 

Smith, Justin

Director, Office of Data and Decision Support. BA, MPA, Stephen F. Austin University; PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Smith, Vern

Manager, Network Systems. AS, Linn-Benton Community College; Certified Novell Engineer. 

Stetz-Waters, Karelia

Faculty, English. BA, Smith College; MA, University of Oregon.

Stevens, Christy

Faculty, Advising Center/Counselor. AA, Virginia Western Community College; BA, Roanoke College; MA, Boise State University.

Striker, Tristan

Faculty, English/Writing. BA, University of New Hampshire; MA, City University of New York.

Strooband, Jenny

Faculty, Agricultural Sciences. BA, Lewis and Clark College; MS, Oregon State University.

Tadday, Ralph

Faculty, Physical Sciences. PhD, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg

Terrell, Caitlyn

Faculty, Nursing. AAS, Linn-Benton Community College; BS, Oregon State University; MSN, Grand Canyon University.

Thompson-Graham, Joyce

Faculty, ELA/ABS. BA, Evangel College; MA, Western Kentucky University.

Trask, LeAnne

Coordinator, Pollywog Program. AS, BA, Brigham Young University.

Urista, Mark

Faculty, Communication. AA, El Camino College; BA, University of California–Berkeley; MA, University of the Pacific.

Usner, Matt

Faculty, English/Writing. BA, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; MA, Westchester University of Pennsylvania.

Vedaa, Mary

Faculty, Accounting and Business Management. BA, University of the Pacific; MEd, Oregon State University.

Virasak, Sisi

Faculty, Computer Systems. BS, Oregon State University; MS, University of Phoenix.

Visconti, Lauren

Faculty, Anthropology. BS, University of Oregon; MA, Oregon State University.

Wang, Nora

Faculty, Computer Systems. BS, MS, Western Oregon University.

Weber, Clayton

Faculty, Agricultural Sciences. BS, Oklahoma State University; MS, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. 

Wheat, Diana

Faculty, Biology. BS, MA, University of Kansas.

Whiteside, Sarah

Director, Mid-Valley STEM-CTE Hub. BA, University of Oregon; MAT, Oregon State University.

Wiens, Melanie

Faculty, Medical Assistant. Certificate, Chemeketa Community College.

Williams, Gabe

Manager, Applications and Systems Programming. BS, University of Montana; MBA, Oregon State University.

Williams, Melissa

Manager, Affordability and Grants. BS, Oregon State University; MS, Colorado State University.

Willner, Ashley

Faculty, Diagnostic Imaging. AAS, Linn-Benton Community College.

Winder, Katie

Dean, Academic Progression. BA, Lewis and Clark College; PhD, Johns Hopkins University. 

Winans, Jessica

Faculty, Center for Learning and Innovation Coordinator. BA, Colgate University; MA, Michigan State University. 

Wynkoop, Lynnette

Program Director, Child Care Resource and Referral. BA, Oregon State University.

Yahraes, Brenda

Faculty, Advisor, Campus High School Programs. BA, Eastern Oregon University; PhD, Walden University.

Zerr, Amanda

Faculty, Mathematics. BA, University of California, Santa Cruz; MAT, Lewis and Clark College.

Zerr, Pete

Director, Facilities. BS, US Merchant Marine Academy.

Direct-Dial Phone Numbers

All LBCC campus offices have direct-dial numbers for your convenience. These bypass the college switchboard and save time for you as well as for the college. Please use the direct-dial numbers whenever possible.

Switchboard 541-917-4999

ABE/GED 541-917-4712

Academic Foundations 541-917-4587

Admissions & Records 541-917-4811

Advanced Manufacturing Technology & Transportation 541-917-4285

Albany Community Education 541-917-4840

Benton Center 541-757-8944  

Business, Education, and Liberal Arts 541-917-4237

Business Office 541-917-4312

Campus Public Safety 541-917-4440

Campus Store 541-917-4950

Career & Counseling Services 541-917-4780

Center for Accessibility Resources 541-917-4690

College Advancement & Foundation 541-917-4209

Counseling/Advising/Career Center 541-917-4780 

Family Connections 541-917-4899

Financial Aid & Veteran Affairs 541-917-4850

Healthcare 541-917-4923

Conference Services 541-917-4385

Human Resources 541-917-4420

JOBS Program 541-917-4875

Learning Center/Library 541-917-4684

Lebanon Center 541-259-5801 

Nursing 541-917-4511

Parenting Education 541-917-4897

President’s Office 541-917-4200

Registration 541-917-4812

Science, Engineering & Math 541-917-4413

Student Assessment/Testing 541-917-4781

Student Life & Leadership 541-917-4457

Transcripts 541-917-4830 

For additional campus maps and driving directions, go to https://www.linnbenton.edu/about-lbcc/campus-locations/index.php