Dec 14, 2018  
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019 
  
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019

Staff



President

Steve Schulz, President; 2013
B.A., Wartburg College; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; Ed Specialist, Drake University; Ph.D., Iowa State University

Ronda Smith, Assistant to the President; 1995
Diploma, Spencer School of Business; A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; additional course work at Mankato State University and Buena Vista University

Performing Arts

Lindsay Dalrymple, Performing Arts and Leadership Series Assistant; 2016
B.S., Waldorf

Lawrence Guadagnoli, Auditorium Technical Coordinator; 2016
B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Academic Affairs

David Massey, Vice President for Academic Affairs; 2016
A.A.S, Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Excelsior College; M.Div, Regent University; MBA, Regent University; ABD, Iowa State University

Jennifer Ryan, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs; 2014
B.A., Northwest Missouri State University

Academic Faculty

Agricultural Technology

Laura Wood, Agriculture Division Chair; 1990
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University; M.S., Drake University; additional course work at Iowa State University

Joel Morrical, Animal Science Instructor, 2015
B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., Iowa State University

Kevin Muhlenbruch, Agronomy Instructor; 1988
B.S., Iowa State University; CCA, American Society of Agronomy

Business

Laura Wood, Business Division Chair/Business Instructor/Business Internship Coordinator; 1990
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University; M.S., Drake University; additional course work at Iowa State University

Wendy Demaray, Business Division Office Assistant; 1991
Diploma, North Iowa Area Community College

Michael Dirksen, Information Technology Instructor; 1988
B.A., Augustana College; B.S. and M.S., University of Minnesota at Mankato

Sheryl Fitzpatrick, CMA, Business Instructor; 2010
A.A.S., Iowa Lakes Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University; M.B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Diane Frank, Business Instructor; 2003
B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., Morningside College; additional course work at Buena Vista University, University of Northern Iowa, Upper Iowa University, and American Military University

Greg Lauer, Accounting Instructor; 1999
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; Diploma, Hamilton Business College; B.A., Upper Iowa University; M.S., Iowa State University; E.A., Internal Revenue Service; additional course work at University of Phoenix, Jones International University, and Upper Iowa University

Jeanne McCurnin, Business Instructor; 1990
A.A., North Dakota State College of Science; B.S., Minnesota State University-Moorhead; M.A., Morningside College; additional course work at University of Iowa and Drake University

Linda “Toby” VanDenBosch, Business/Medical Office Instructor; 2005
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; A.D.N., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.A., Morningside College; additional course work at Buena Vista University and Drake University

Communication

Joe Davis, Communication Division Chair/Communication Instructor; 2000
B.A., Mount Mercy College; M.A., Northern Michigan University; additional course work at Iowa State University

Sally Becker, Writing Lab Specialist; 1975
Course work at North Iowa Area Community College

Sethanne DeGabriele, Composition and Speech Instructor/Journalism/Logos Advisor; 2001
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Nancy Fallis, Reading and Education Media Instructor; 1998
B.A. and M.A., University of Northern Iowa; additional course work at Mankato State University, University of Iowa, Drake University, and Indiana University

Mark Messer, Composition and Speech Instructor; 1988
B.A., Central College; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; additional course work at Iowa State University and Northwest Missouri State University

Borden Plunkett, Composition and Speech Instructor; 1993
B.S., Southern Illinois University; M.S., Southern Illinois University

Karen Regal, Composition and Speech/Children’s Literature Instructor; 1991
B.A., Central College; M.A., Mankato State University; additional course work at University of Iowa, Drake University, Minnesota State - Mankato, University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University, and Western Michigan-Kalamazoo

Arlo Stoltenberg, Composition and Speech/Literature Instructor; 1967
B.A., Central College; M.A., Northeast Missouri State University; Ed.D., Nova University; additional course work at Drake University, University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa, and Iowa State University

Fine Arts and Humanities

Joe Davis, Fine Arts and Humanities Division Chair; 2000
B.A., Mount Mercy College; M.A., Northern Michigan University; additional course work at Iowa State University

H. Wayne Allison, Visual Arts Instructor/Gallery Director; 2005
B.A., Graceland College; M.F.A., Syracuse University; additional course work at University of Kansas, Kent State University, and University of Northern Iowa.

John Klemas, Instrumental Music Instructor/Director; 1987
B.M.E. and B.M., Drake University; M.A., Washington State University

Jayson Ryner, Vocal Music Instructor/Director; 2001
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.M.E., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.B.A., Ellis College; additional course work at University of Northern Iowa

Charles Schroeder, Spanish Instructor; 2000
B.A. and M.A., University of Northern Iowa; additional course work at Iowa State University

Timothy Slaven, Speech and Theatre Instructor; 1992
A.A., Iowa Central Community College; B.A. and M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Health

Laurie DeGroot, Health Division Chair/Associate Degree Nursing Instructor; 1988
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., Winona State University; Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gerontological Nursing; A.R.N.P.; additional course work at University of Iowa and University of Northern Iowa

Susan Callanan, Physical Therapist Assistant Instructor; 2000
B.S., Iowa State University; D.P.T., Creighton University; additional course work at Iowa State University and University of Iowa

Shannon Dodd, Associate Degree Nursing Instructor/Simulation Coordinator; 2010
A.D.N., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., University of Iowa

LeAnn Eckhardt, Medical Assistant and Associate Degree Nursing Instructor; 2016
A.D.N., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S.N., University of Iowa; M.S.N., University of Iowa

Jean Evenson, Associate Degree Nursing Instructor; 1985
R.N., B.S.N., University of Iowa; F.N.P., M.S.N., Mankato State University; additional course work at Iowa State University, University of Iowa, and Mankato State University

Holly Hendrikson, Practical Nursing Instructor; 2014
A.A., A.S. and A.D.N., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing

Brandi Hiscocks, Practical Nursing Instructor; 2004
A.D.N., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S.N., Winona State University; additional course work at University of Iowa and University of Northern Iowa

Chelsea Jones, Health Division Administrative Assistant, 2012
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Julie Kolker, Associate Degree Nursing Instructor; 2004
A.D.N., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S., Iowa State University; M.S.N., University of Iowa; additional course work at University of Iowa and Iowa State University

Amie Otto, Associate Degree Nursing Instructor; 2013
A.D.N., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N., and Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Iowa.

Carol Patnode, Physical Therapist Assistant Instructor; 1996
A.S., St. Mary’s Junior College; P.T.A., B.A., Metropolitan State University; M.A., St. Mary’s University of MN; additional course work at University of Iowa and University of Northern Iowa; Credentialed Clinical Instructor, American Physical Therapy Association

Industrial

Laura Wood, Interim Industrial Chair; 1990
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University; M.S., Drake University; additional course work at Iowa State University

Ryan Bochmann, Welding Instructor; 2010
Diplomas, North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Randy Bonde, Tool and Die Technology Instructor; 2008
Machine Shop Technology Certification, Iowa Central Community College; Journeyman Tool and Die Maker, U.S. DOL

Robert Franken, Industrial Systems Technology Instructor; 2008
Alloy Fusion, Machine, and Industrial Service Technology Training, Hawkeye Community College

Robert Heimbuch, Automotive Services Technology Instructor; 1999
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College; A.S.E. Certified Automobile Technician; additional course work at Iowa State University

Gregg Helmich, Building Trades Instructor; 2007
B.S., Murray State University; additional coursework at Western Kentucky University, Central Southeastern Missouri State University, and Drake University

Gerrott Jacobson, Automotive Services Technology Instructor; 2013
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College

Kevin Losee, Tool and Die Technology Instructor; 2006
A.A.S., Southeastern Community College; A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College; Journeyman Tool and Die Maker, U.S. DOL; additional course work at University of Northern Iowa

Brian Mason, Industrial Maintenance Instructor; 2009
Journeyman Tool and Die Maker, U.S. DOL; additional course work at Waldorf and North Iowa Area Community College

Jason Ott, Heating and Air Conditioning Technology Instructor; 2007
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College; additional course work at University of Northern Iowa

Dennis Salz, Diesel Technology Instructor; 2015
A.A., Lincoln Technical Institute 

Mathematics

Kathy Rogotzke, Mathematics Division Chair/Mathematics Instructor; 1994
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University; additional course work at Kansas State University

David Bernemann, Engineering/Mathematics Instructor; 1999
B.S., University of Iowa; M.S., West Virginia University; additional course work at Iowa State University

Brent Hamilton, Mathematics Instructor; 1998
B.S., University of Dubuque; M.S., Iowa State University; additional course work at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Paul Hertzel, Mathematics Instructor; 1998
B.S., Mankato State University; M.S., Iowa State University

Jason Tepe, Mathematics Instructor; 2016
B.S., Abilene Christian University; M.S., Texas A & M University

Natural Science

Nikae Perkinson, Natural Science Division Chair/Chemistry Instructor; 2016
A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., University of Chapel Hill

Jason Friday, Natural Science/Biological Science Instructor; 2003
B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Quinnipiac University; additional course work at Drake University, Harvard University, University of Montana, Iowa State University, and University of Texas.

Patrick Galliart, Biological Science Instructor; 1993
B.S., Loras College; M.S. and Ph.D., Iowa State University; additional course work at University of Iowa, and University of Northern Iowa

Mark Kabele, Natural Science Associate; 1998
B.S., University of Wisconsin; additional course work at North Iowa Area Community College

Paul Pistek, Biological Science Instructor; 1996
B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., Iowa State University

Heather Rissler, Biology Instructor; 2015
B.S., University of Arizona; PhD., Australian National University

Jeff Stephens, Chemistry Instructor; 2014
B.S., Brigham Young University; M.S., University of Utah

Social Science

Joe Davis, Social Science Division Chair; 2000
B.A., Mount Mercy College; M.A., Northern Michigan University; additional course work at Iowa State University

Nancy Fallis, Education and Early Childhood Instructor; 1998
B.A. and M.A., University of Northern Iowa; additional course work at Mankato State University, University of Iowa, Drake University, and Indiana University

Helen Karamitros, Sociology Instructor; 1994
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A. and M.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., Mankato State University, Ph.D., Capella University; additional course work at Keene State College, NH, University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University, and Drake University

Larry Kollman, Psychology Instructor; 2005
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University; M.S.W., Augsburg College; M.S., Capella University

Kacy Larson, Education Instructor; 1993
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.S., Winona State University

George O’Donnell, Criminal Justice Instructor; 2010
B.A., Mount Mercy College; M.S., University of Alabama

Eduardo Perez, Sociology/Marriage and Family Instructor; 2017
B.A., California State University; M.A., University of Nebraska; Ph.D. University of Nebraska

Jeff Platt, Social Science and Psychology Instructor; 1997
B.A., St. Ambrose University; M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D. Iowa State University

Bennett Smith, History/Political Science Instructor; 2014
B.S., Iowa State University; M.A., Colorado Christian University; additional course work at Dallas Theological Seminary, University of Iowa, and Iowa State University

Wellness, Exercise Science and Leisure Services

Kathy Rogotzke, Wellness, Exercise Science and Leisure Services Division Chair; 1994
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Iowa State University; Ph.D., Iowa State University; additional course work at Kansas State University

Heather DeWaard-Flickinger, Wellness, Exercise Science and Leisure Services Instructor; 2010
B.A. and M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Continuing Education

Terry Schumaker, Dean of Continuing Education and Economic Development; 2000
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S., Mankato State University; M.B.A., Drake University; additional course work at Buena Vista University and Iowa State University

Jody East, Sales/Program Director; 1992
B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., Drake University; and Jonah, the Goldratt Institute

Larry Haugen, Trade and Industry Program Manager; 2013
B.A., Upper Iowa University

Jamie Malek, Business and Industry Program Manager; 2018
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University; Certificate, Buena Vista University

Teresa Mathers, Office Manager; 2015
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College

Community Education

Pam Durrwachter, Program Coordinator/Charles City Center; 2011
A.A., Hill Junior College; B.A., Corpus Christi State University; M.A., Texas A&M University; additional course work at Stephen F. Austin State University

Darshini Jayawardena, Director of Lifelong Learning Institute; 2014
B.Sc. Economics,Tokyo University, Japan; M.A. International Economics, Sussex University, Brighton, UK; DPA (doctoral) candidate, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN

Health

Dena Ketelsen, American Health Association Training Center Coordinator/Health Program Specialist; 2007
Paraeducator Certification, Hawkeye Community College

Adam Wedmore, Emergency Medical Services Program Manager; 2012
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; NREMT-P, Critical Care Paramedic, University of Iowa; B.S., Waldorf College; M.S., Columbia Southern University

Lorna Zrostlik, Long Term Care Program Manager; 2010
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Operations

Connie Glandon, Operations Director; 2000
B.A., Wartburg College; M.S., Capella University

Kathleen Bormann, Office Assistant; 2010
A.A., Ellsworth Community College; Diploma, Hamilton Business College

PACE

Heather Wright, Pathway Navigator; 2000
B.A., University of Northern Iowa; National Career Readiness Certificate

Retired Senior Volunteer Program

Molly Anderegg, RSVP Project Director; 2008
B.A., University of Iowa; additional course work at Cottey College and North Iowa Area Community College

Theresa Price, RSVP Volunteer Coordinator; 2017
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Economic Development

Terry Schumaker, Dean of Continuing Education and Economic Development; 2000
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S., Mankato State University; M.B.A., Drake University; additional course work at Buena Vista University and Iowa State University

Library

Cindy Eyberg, Library Interlibrary Loan/Government Documents Assistant; 1999
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College

Deborah Kolb-Jackson, Library Circulation Assistant; 2007
A.A., Bethany Lutheran Junior College; B.S., Mankato State College; M.S., Mankato State University

Kim Kraus, Library Serials Associate; 1984
Clerical Diploma, Hamilton Business College; additional course work at North Iowa Area Community College

Jennie VerSteeg, Librarian; 2016
B.S., Iowa State University; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; additional course work at Portland State University, Viterbo University, Drake University, and Iowa State University

Administrative Services

Kathy Grove, Vice President for Administrative Services; 1977
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University; additional course work at Iowa State University

Mary Cole, Administrative Services Office Manager; 1988
Diploma, American Institute of Business; additional course work at Des Moines Area Community College

Jody Fink, Copy Center Operator; 1985
A.S.B., North Iowa Area Community College

Bookstore

Rhonda Nesheim-Kauffman, Bookstore Manager; 1996
A.S.B., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University

Business Office

Mindy Eastman, Accountant/Business Office Manager; 1990
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University

Denise Brooks, Business Office Clerk; 1987
Diploma, Hamilton Business College

Beth Forbes, Payroll Clerk/Bookkeeper; 1977
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College.; additional course work at University of Northern Iowa

Tammy Hain, Financial Aid/Bookkeeper; 1985
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College

Shannon Love, Cashier; 2009
A.A.S., Legal Office Administration, Hamilton Business College

Jennifer Rosauer, Office Assistant/Bookkeeper; 2006
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S., Iowa State University

Tim Staudt, Accounts Receivable Clerk; 2017
B.A., University of Iowa

Dining Services

Ken Webber, Food Service Director; 2004

Stephen Metz, Food Service Manager; 2004

Facilities Management

Tony Pappas, Director of Facilities Management; 1983
Licensed Master Electrician, I.B.E.W.; A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; additional course work at Iowa State University

John Alden, Custodian; 2014

Tom Curtis, Custodian; 2014
A.S.B North Iowa Area Community College; A.A.S. National College

Kathy Olson, Facilities Event Manager; 1998
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University

Kristopher Hearn, Building Maintenance; 2016
Course work at North Iowa Area Community College

Dan Hicok, Technical Maintenance; 2003

Roberta Hugi, Administrative Assistant; 2010
A.A.S., Hamilton College

Michael Julsen, Custodian; 2015
Coursework at NIACC

Brandon “BJ” Krull, Building Maintenance; 2011
A.S.B., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University

Christa Latch, Building Maintenance; 2017
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S., Iowa State University

Mitchell Olson, Buildings Supervisor; 1995
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College

Kevin Petersen, Technical Maintenance; 2001
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S., Northwest Missouri State University; course work at Waldorf College

David Pope, Mechanic; 2008

Stan Rick, Custodial Maintenance; 2010

David Trunkhill, Custodial Supervisor; 2009
E.M.T. and National Certified Fire Fighter I, North Iowa Area Community College; Boiler Operator Level I and II, Iowa Central Community College

Cheryl West, Custodial Maintenance-Student Housing; 1976

Human Resources

Shelly Schmit, Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources; 1998
A.A., Des Moines Area Community College; B.S., Iowa State University; M.S. and Ph.D., Iowa State University

Tammie (TJ) Hirv, Human Resources Assistant; 1991
A.S.B. and A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University; additional course work at University of Northern Iowa, University of Iowa, and Upper Iowa University

Institutional Advancement

Molly Knoll, Director of Institutional Advancement; 2003
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Andrea Mujica, Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement; 2015
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University

Jana Grzenda, Grant Writer/Fund Development Specialist; 2010
B.S., University of Colorado at Boulder; additional course work at Metropolitan State College

Danielle Rahm, Administrative Assistant for Institutional Advancement; 2017
B.A., University of Iowa

John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center

Tim Putnam, Director of John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center; 2000
B.S., Kansas State University; M.P.A., Drake University

Kelley O’Rourke, School Partnership Entrepreneurial Coordinator; 2006
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University

Mary Spitz, Administrative Assistant, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center; 2008
B.A., Campbell University, NC

Dan Winegarden, Director of Incubation and Acceleration Services; 2012
B.A., Iowa State University; J.D., University of Iowa College of Law

Small Business Development Center

Brook Boehmler, Director of Small Business Development Center; 2013
B.S., Missouri State University; M.B.A., University of New Mexico

Mary Spitz, Administrative Assistant, John Pappajohn
Entrepreneurial Center; 2008 B.A., Campbell University, NC

Marketing, Public Relations and Governmental Affairs

Valerie Zahorski-Schmidt, Director of Marketing and Community Relations; 2015
B.S., University of Wisconsin-River Falls; M.S., St. Cloud State University

Joan Estlund, Web Assistant/Customer Liaison; 2012
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College; A.S.B/I.S.T., North Iowa Area Community College

Joshua Miller, Web Manager; 2012
B.A., Collins College

James Zach, Graphic Artist; 1995
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Iowa State University

Student Services

Terri Bonner Ewers, Vice President for Student Services; 1988
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.S., Iowa State University; Ed.S., Ed.D., Drake University

Bailey Cummins, Disability Placement/Career Services Administrative Assistant; 2017
B.S., Murray State University; Additional course work at Liberty University and North Iowa Area Community College

Sandra Harrington, Office Manager; 1981
Diploma, North Iowa Area Community College

Athletics

Dan Mason, Director of Athletics; 2006
B.A., North Park University; M.A., Minnesota State University-Mankato

Christine Brandt, Head Volleyball Coach; 2007
B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., Morningside College; additional course work at Drake University

Todd Ciochetto, Head Women’s Basketball Coach; 2014
B.S., University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Leo Driscoll, Head Soccer Coach; 2017
B.A., Missouri Valley College

Chris Frenz, Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach; 2006
Broadcasting Certification, Brown Institute

Daniel Gratz, Head Softball Coach; 2017
B.A., Cornell College; M.B.A., Hannibal LaGrange University

Kirk Hardcastle, Sports Information Director/Recreation Center Coordinator; 2012
B.S., Iowa State University

Travis Hergert, Head Baseball Coach; 2004
A.A., Kirkwood Community College; B.A., Mount Mercy College

Steve Kelly, Head Wrestling Coach; 2009
A.A., Iowa Central Community College; B.S., Iowa State University; M.Ed., Iowa State University

Mark Mohl, Head Men’s Basketball Coach; 2008
A.A., Kirkwood Community College; B.S., Morningside College

Curtis Vais, Head Track and Cross Country Coach/Athletic Event Coordinator; 2004
B.A., Mount Saint Claire College

Mark Vrba, Athletic Trainer; 2008
B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania

Counseling/Academic Advising/Career Services

Jolene Comentino, Administrative Assistant - Counseling and Advising; 2017
Capri Cosmetology College

Daniel Gratz, Academic Advisor; 2017
B.A., Cornell College; M.B.A., Hannibal LaGrange University

Ryan Johnson, Academic Advisor; 2015
B.A., Ball State University; M.F.A., Minnesota State University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Kathryn Long, Counselor/Student Conduct Liaison; 2002
B.A., Clarke College; M.P.S., Loyola University; L.M.S.W.; Global Career Development Facilitator Certificate

Bridget Schultz, Academic Advisor/International Student Advisor; 2017
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Lisa Vance, Disability Services Counselor; 2006
A.A., Iowa Central Community College; B.S., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Iowa

Learning Support

Dalila Sajadian, Director of Learning Support; 2016
Certificate, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; B.S., Technological Institute of Juarez City, Mexico; M.Ed., University of Texas at El Paso; M.A., New Mexico State University

Christine Brandt, Developmental Math Instructor; 2007
B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., Morningside College; additional course work at Drake University

Senora Gilley, Student Support Services Tutor/Supplemental Instruction Coordinator; 2006
Diploma, Hawkeye Community College; A.A., Hamilton College; B.A., Hamilton College; additional course work at University of Phoenix and Capella University

Karen Jurasek, Testing Center/Assessment Specialist; 2015
A.S., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., Iowa State University

Sandra Leake, Adult Education and Literacy Coordinator; 2014
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A. and M.A., University of Northern Iowa; additional course work at Minnesota State University

Heather McCleary, Administrative Assistant, Adult Education and Literacy; 2014
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; additional course work at University of Northern Iowa and University of Iowa

Jordan Monahan, High School Equivalency Diploma Instructor; 2016
B.S. University of Iowa

Mara Ouverson, Developmental Math Instructor; 2015
B.A. University of Iowa; M.A., University of Iowa

Lori Quinlan, Developmental Math Instructor; 1985
B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.S., Iowa State University; additional course work at Drake University

Michael Thompson, Developmental Reading/Writing Instructor; 2015
A.A. North Iowa Area Community College; B.A. University of Northern Iowa; M.A., Morningside College

Rodney Zehr, Developmental Mathematics Instructor; 2010
A.A., Iowa Central Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; additional course work at Portland State University, Viterbo University, Drake University, and Iowa State University

TRIO Student Support Services

Jennifer Patterson, Director of Student Development; 2000
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University; M.S., Capella University

Senora Gilley, TRIO Student Support Services Tutor/Supplemental Instruction Coordinator and Success Coach; 2006
Diploma, Hawkeye Community College; A.A., Hamilton College; B.A., Hamilton College; additional course work at University of Phoenix and Capella University

Gary Herrig, TRIO Student Support Services Counselor/Student Senate Advisor; 2007
B.S., University of Iowa; M.S., Drake University; additional course work at Iowa State University

Andrea Schweizer, Administrative Office Assistant - TRIO Student Support Services; 2007
A.S., A.S.B., A.A., North Iowa Area Community College

Enrollment Services

Rachel McGuire, Director of Enrollment Services; 1993
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.F.C.S., Iowa State University; additional course work at Mankato State University

Kimberly Booth, College Changes Everything Coordinator; 2016
B.S., Iowa State University; additional course work at University of Minnesota-St. Paul and Augsberg College

Tanya Dadisman, Administrative Assistant, Enrollment Services; 2007
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Chris Frenz, Enrollment Advisor; 2006
Broadcasting Certification, Brown Institute; additional course work at North Iowa Area Community College

Valeria Gonzalez, Enrollment Advisor; 2013
B.A., University of Northern Iowa; Culinary Arts Diploma, Western Culinary Institute

Brittney Jost, Admissions Representative; 2014
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.Ed., Iowa State University

Steve Kelly, Enrollment Advisor; 2009
A.A., Iowa Central Community College; B.S., Iowa State University

Cindy Lind, Financial Management/Enrollment Advisor; 2005
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Iowa State University; additional course work at Drake University, Iowa State University, and North Iowa Area Community College

Mark Mohl, Enrollment Advisor; 2008
A.A., Kirkwood Community College; B.S., Morningside College

Mary Jo Vrba, Enrollment Advisor; 2003
A.A. and A.S., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Wartburg College; additional course work at University of Northern Iowa

Financial Aid

Mary Bloomingdale, Director of Financial Aid; 1991
B.A., University of Iowa; additional course work at Iowa State University; additional course work at Iowa State University

Rhonda Groshens, Office Assistant, Financial Aid; 2007
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College

Dana Heimbuch, Financial Aid Advisor; 2016
A.S.B., North Iowa Area Community College

Denise Petersen, Office Assistant; 2010
A.S. and Diploma, North Iowa Area Community College

Abbie Steinberg, Associate Director of Financial Aid; 2013
B.S., Iowa State University

Housing

Travis Hergert, Director of Housing/Head Baseball Coach; 2004
A.A., Kirkwood Community College; B.A., Mount Mercy College

Todd Ciochetto, Housing Success Coach/Head Women’s Basketball Coach; 2014
B.S., University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Sean Schlechter, Housing Head Resident/Housing C-Store Manager; 2017
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; Additional course work at Buena Vista University

Deb Smith, Housing Office Assistant/Campus Facility-ICN Scheduler; 1997
Diploma, North Iowa Area Community College

Jeremy Winters, Housing Head Resident/Intramural Coordinator/Student Senate Co-advisor; 2014
A.A. Iowa Lakes Community College; B.A. Waldorf College; M.Ed, Iowa State University

Records and Registration

Michelle Petznick, Registrar; 1996
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Terri Beland, Records Office Assistant; 201
A.S. and Diploma, North Iowa Area Community College

Angie DeVries, Registration/Course Scheduling Coordinator; 1998
A.S.B., North Iowa Area Community College

Connie Notermann, Records Office Assistant; 2010

Mary Wendt, Assistant Registrar/Student Records Research Coordinator; 1976
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College

School Partnerships

Brian Wogen, Director of Secondary School Partnerships, 2015
B.A., Iowa State University; M.A., Iowa State University

Barbara Erickson, Administrative Office Assistant; 2007

DeAnn Halligan, IVRS Intermediary Coordinator; 2011
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; National Career Readiness Certificate

Gayla Toebe, Director of Work Based Learning; 2018
B.A., University of Iowa

Vocational Rehabilitation

Colleen Dahle, Rehabilitation Associate

Title III

Scott Johnson, Director of Online Learning and Instructional Designer; 2017
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.S., Western Illinois University; M.A., University of Minnesota

Erica McBride, Administrative Assistant; 2015
A.A. North Iowa Area Community College; L.P.N., Hawkeye Community College

Technology Services

Joshua Mack, Chief Information Officer; 2016
A.A., Des Moines Area Community College; B.S., Iowa State University

Brian Charlton, Computer Lab Technician Supervisor; 1999
A.A.S. Degree, Hamilton Business College; A.A. Degree, Iowa Central Community College

Tom Crowley,Technical Support Specialist & Coordinator; 1993
Electronics, Austin Vocational Technical Institute; additional course work at Iowa State University

Jim Degen, Applications Programmer/Network Manager; 1989
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S., Iowa State University; additional course work at North Iowa Area Community College

Mark Greenwood, Director IT Security and Infrastructure; 1989
B.A., Central College

Laura Holtz, Help Desk/Media Technician; 2012
Certificate, North Iowa Area Community College; A.S.B, North Iowa Area Community College; Graduate of La James College

Dennis Klemas, Server Administrator/Desktop Management Technician; 1998
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College

Lisa Ludwig, Colleague Administrator/Technical Analyst; 1999
A.A., Waldorf College; Microsoft Network Engineer Certificate, Hamilton College; B.A., Buena Vista University; additional course work at Mankato State University

Beckie Minear, System Administrator/Programmer-Analyst; 2013
Diploma, A.S.B., and A.A., North Iowa Area Community College

Michael Munshower, Technical Support Specialist; 2013
Course work at North Iowa Area Community College

Sara Udelhofen, Educational Software Administrator; 2017
A.A.S., North Iowa Area Community College; B.S., University of Iowa; Certification, Mercy Hospital School of Cytotechnology; Medical Coding Certification, Kaplan Continuing Education; M.S., Kaplan University

Workforce Development Partnership

Patti Hanson, Regional Workforce Investment Act Director; 2014
A.A., North Iowa Area Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University; M.S., Drake University; Additional course work at University of the Rockies

Kristi Dunn, Office Manager; 2010
Diploma, Anoka-Hennepin Technical College; additional course work at Kaplan University

 

Workforce Investment Act

Angela Backhaus, Employment Training Specialist; 2009
A.A., Waldorf College; B.A., Augustana College; additional course work at Riverland Community College and North Iowa Area Community College; National Career Readiness Certificate

Heather DeGroote, Employment Training Youth Specialist; 2011
B.A., Waldorf College; National Career Readiness Certificate

Julie Kiger, Employment Training Specialist; 2017

Heather Stubbe, Employment Training Specialist/Employment Network Coordinator (Ticket to Work); 2007
B.A., Morningside College; National Career Readiness Certificate