Dec 01, 2021  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2021-2022

Faculty/Professional Staff


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Andy Alderson
Associate Professor, Cyber Security & Network Administration
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Tiffany Anderson
Associate Professor, Clinical Laboratory Sciences
A.A.S., Des Moines Area Community College
B.A., Allen College

Robert Arendt
Professor, Welding Technology
Diploma, Indian Hills Community College

Patricia Babbitt
Associate Professor, Mathematics
B.A., Graceland University
M.A., Iowa State University

Amanda Beane
Associate Professor, Clinical and Theory, Radiologic Technology
A.A.S., Iowa Central Community College
B.A., Grand Canyon University

Beverly Bethune
Professor, Sociology
B.S., University of Central Arkansas
M.A., Arkansas State University
Ed.S., Arkansas State University

Janet Bick
Instructor, Psychology
M.S., Radford University
M.A., Northern Arizona University

Summer Bird
Instructor, Biology
M.S., Northern Illinois University

Dallas Black
Associate Professor, Nursing Theory and Clinical
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S.N., University of Iowa

Kelly Blegen
Professor, Clinical Nursing
B.S.N., University of Iowa

Martin Blomme
Associate Professor, Industrial Maintenance Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Kevan Bogert
Automotive Lab Technician
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Jennifer Boyenga
Program Director, Fine Arts/Drama Sponsor
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., University of Northern Iowa
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Richard Brauhn
Professor, Aviation Maintenance Technology
B.A., Parks College

Andy Brainard
Associate Professor, Welding Technology

Molly Brainard
Instructor, Nurse Aide & Related Health Programs
A.D.N., Indian Hills Community College

Randall Brookhiser
Professor, Aviation Pilot Training
B.S., University of Dubuque

Kim Brown
Associate Professor, Dental Assisting
A.A., Des Moines Area Community College
B.A., Buena Vista University

Colt Brown
Assistant, Chief Flight Instructor 
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., Buena Vista University

Jill Budde
Vice President, Learning & Engagement
B.S., Clarke College
M.S., Clarke College
D.P.T., Clarke College

Mary Clark
Instructor, Interactive Media Technology
B.A., University of Iowa

Alexis Clements
Instructor, Art
M.F.A., Academy of Art University, San Francisco

Nathan Collins
Instructor, Automotive Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Kevin Cook
Professor, English/Advisor, Phi Theta Kappa
B.A., University of Iowa
M.A. University of Iowa
Ph.D., Duke University

Sarah Cottington
Program Director, Health Informatics
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S., Spring Arbor University
M.H.A., Walden University

Kameo Cragoe
Associate Professor, English
B.S., Dakota State University
M.S., South Dakota State University

Keith Crist
Associate Professor, Diesel Locomotive
Diploma, Ryder Tech
Certification, Indian Hills Community College

Adam Darland
Chef, Dining Services/Associate Professor, Culinary Arts
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Diane Darland
Professor, Accounting
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., Buena Vista University
M.B.A., Upper Iowa University

Heather Davison
Associate Professor, History
B.A., University of Iowa
M.A., University of Iowa

Brittany DeCook
Instructor, Early Childhood Program
B.S., Missouri State University
M.A., Missouri State University

Tammy Delker
Program Director, Radiologic Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S., University of St. Francis
M.S., University of St. Francis

Bruce Dickerson
Professor, History/Student Senate Sponsor
B.A., Indiana State University
M.A., Indiana State University

James Doolan
Instructor, Business
M.B.A., University of Central Missouri

Jon Dorman
Program Director, Construction Technology
Diploma, Indian Hills Community College

Justin Doyle
Associate Professor, Biology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., William Penn University
M.A., Mississippi State University

Kimberly Dreaden
Program Director, North Campus
B.S., University of Florida
M.S., University of Florida

Kimberly Dykes
Professor, Clinical Nursing
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S.N., Marycrest College

Rhonda Eakins
Professor, English
B.S., Northeast Missouri State University
M.A. Northeast Missouri State University

Daniel Earnest
Instructor, Industrial Maintenance Technology
Electrician Certified
American Welding Society Certified

Laura Farrington
Instructor and ACCE, Physical Therapist Assistant
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., Buena Vista University

Mark Fisher
Program Director, Culinary Arts
Diploma, Escuela International Cocina
Certification, Florida Culinary Institute 

Zeke Flick
Director, Human Resources
B.S., Upper Iowa University

Doug Flournoy
Professor, Chemistry
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Ruston Ford
Professor, Spanish
A.A.S., Snow College
B.A., University of Utah
M.A., University of Utah

Andrea Fowler
Academy Associate Professor, High School Health Sciences
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
A.D.N., Indian Hills Community College
B.S.N., William Penn University

Michael Franklin
Instructor, Electronics Core
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., Buena Vista University

Lisa Fritz
Professor, Art
B.F.A., Northeast Missouri State University
M.F.A., Louisiana State University

Dawn Fry
Professor, Clinical Nursing
Diploma, Indian Hills Community College
B.S.N., Grand View College

William Garrels
Academy Instructor, Advanced Technologies
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Chad Gatlin
Professor, Chemistry and Biology
B.S., Truman State University
M.S., Emporia State University

Anthony Gibson
Instructor, Albia High School Welding Technology
Welding Certification, Grand View College

Noel Gorden
Executive Dean, Centerville Campus & Academic Services
A.A., Lake Land College
B.A., Eastern Illinois University
M.S., Western Illinois University 

Rick Guffey
Associate Professor, Welding Technologies
A.A., William Penn University

Brian Hammack
Chief Flight Instructor
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Katie Harned
Instructor, Social Sciences
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., William Penn University
M.S., University of Phoenix

Kaylee Harris
Instructor, Psychology
M.A., Capella University

Mychelle Harvey
Executive Assistant/Board Secretary
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.S., Upper Iowa University
M.S., Thomas Edison State College

Joshua Hemminger
Program Director, Emergency Medical Services
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., Buena Vista University

Jeff Henderson
Associate Dean, Advanced Technologies
B.S., Northeast Missouri State University
M.S., Drake University

Jennifer Hess
Associate Professor, Sociology/Psychology
B.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., Southern Illinois University

Danielle Hodges
Professor, High School Health Sciences
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S.N., University of Iowa
M.S.N., Graceland University

John Hopwood
Professor, Welding Occupations
Diploma, Indian Hills Community College

Jenny Howk
Program Director, Business & Social Sciences
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.S., Truman State University
M.B.A., St. Ambrose University

Chad Hudson
Instructor, Mahaska County Welding Academy
AWS Certified Welding Educator

David Hynick
Instructor, Commercial Truck Driving
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Richard Johnson
Lab Technician, Diesel Power Systems Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

John-Paul Jones
Professor, Electrical & Renewable Energy Technology 
Diploma, George Brown College

Brydon Kaster
Professor, Sustainable Agriculture and Entrepreneurship
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.S., Iowa State University

Suzanna Keegel
Associate Professor, Health Sciences Simulation
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S.N., Graceland University

Suzanne Keller
Professor, Microbiology/Anatomy and Physiology
B.A., Simpson College
Ph.D., University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio

Joni Kelley
Executive Dean, Enrollment Services & Registrar
B.A., William Penn University
M.A., William Penn University

Lauri Kellner
Professor, Nursing Theory and Clinical
B.S.N., University of South Florida
M.S.N., Walden University

Lori Kielkopf
Associate Dean, Health Sciences
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.S., University of Iowa
M.S.Ed., St. Joseph’s College

Tim King
Program Director, Criminal Justice
B.S., Truman State University
M.A., Tiffin University

Stephanie Klenk
Instructor, Dental Hygiene Program
A.A.S., Carl Sandburg College

Cory Lamb
Chief Technology Officer
B.A., Bethel College

Barb Lisk
Program Director, Early Childhood Education
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., Morningside College

Michael Lee
Chief Financial Officer
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., University of Central Missouri

Jeff Long
Professor, Machine Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Joy Lyle
Professor, English
B.A., University of Iowa
M.F.A., University of Iowa

Andrew Mason
Instructor, Aviation Maintenance Technology
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S., Southern Illinois University- Carbondale

Stacie Mason
Program Director, Clinical Lab Sciences
B.S., Graceland University

Kristin Mayson
Program Director, Sports Medicine
B.S., Truman State University
M.S., Northwest Missouri State University

Brandea McCann
Program Director, Mathematics/Teaching and Learning Specialist
B.S., Southern Illinois University
M.A., Iowa State University

Michael Miller
Professor, Biology
B.S., Missouri State University
M.S., Iowa State University

Brett Monaghan
Vice President, Student Development & Operations
A.A., Marshalltown Community College
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.A., University of Northern Iowa
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Sadie Monaghan
Instructor, Nursing Theory and Clinical
A.A.S., Marshalltown Community College
B.S., Iowa Wesleyan College
M.S.N., Walden University

Heidi Munsell
Program Director, Science/Phi Theta Kappa Advisor
B.A., Central College
M.S., Palmer College of Chiropractic

Bianca Myers
Director, Marketing and Community Relations
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.S., Park University
M.A., Park University
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Gary Narber
Instructor, Construction Technology
Diploma, Indian Hills Community College

Christine Norris
Academy Instructor, Health Sciences
B.A., University of Iowa
M.A., Capella University

Josh O’Dell
Instructor, Criminal Justice
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., Buena Vista University

Joe Owczarzak
Professor, Science/Mathematics
B.A., Augustana College
M.A., University of Arkansas

Cole Payne
Instructor, Certified Production Technician & Welding Technician
Certification, Tulsa Welding School

Craig Payne
Program Director, English and Humanities
B.A., William Penn College
M.A., Northeast Missouri State University
M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of Wales

Caroline Peyrone
Program Director, Physical Therapist Assistant
B.A., Penn State University
M.S., Marymount University
D.P.T., Marymount University

Tisha Pruiett
Associate Professor, High School Health Occupations
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S.N., University of Iowa
M.S.N., Clarkson College

Gordon Rader
Professor, Chef Training
Certified Executive Chef, American Culinary Federation
B.S., Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Tish Reck
Instructor, Business Specialist
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., Buena Vista University

Seth Richmond
Instructor, Electronics Engineering Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Jacob Ridge
Instructor, Robotics/Automation Technology/
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., Buena Vista University

Cynthia Ripp
Instructor, Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.S., University of New Hampshire

Marty Roberts
Professor, Machine Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Cole Rushing
Instructor, Workplace Skills
A.A.S., Eastern Oklahoma State College
B.A., Oklahoma State University
M.A., Oklahoma State University

Cheryl Sampson
Professor, Clinical Nursing
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Jay Schelhaas
Associate Professor, Nursing Theory and Clinical
B.A., Dordt College
B.S.N., South Dakota State University
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Roger Scott
Professor, English
B.A., Drake University
M.A., Iowa State University
M.F.A., University of Alabama

David Sharp
Professor, Instrumental Music
B.A., University of Miami
M.A., University of Nebraska

Michael Shay
Associate Professor, Laser/Electro-Optics Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S., National Louis University

Janene Sheldon
Professor, Vocal Music and Piano
B.A., Kearney State College
M.M., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
D.M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Alice Shepard
Professor, Radiologic Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S., University of St. Francis

Blaire Siems
Executive Director, Foundation and Development
B.S., University of Iowa
M.S., Walden University

Angela Sieren
Professor, Mathematics
B.A., Wartburg College
M.S., Iowa State University

Rick Simpson
Professor, Commercial Driver Training
Certificate, Indian Hills Community College

Clarence Slavens
Professor, English/Theatre
A.A., East Central College
B.A., University of Missouri
M.A., University of Missouri
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Neric Smith
Program Director, Agricultural Sciences
B.S., Iowa State University
M.A., Iowa State University

Emily Speer
Instructor, Biology
D.C., Palmer College of Chiropractic

Andy Summers
Associate Professor, Automotive Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Cheryl Talbert
Librarian
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., Buena Vista University
M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Tina Tennis
Professor, Clinical Nursing
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., Central College

Daniel Terrian
Dean, Career & Technical Education
A.A.S., El Paso Community College
B.S., Park College
M.S., Drake University
Ed.S., Drake University

Matthew Thompson
President
B.A., Iowa State University
M.A., East Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Kevin Throckmorton
Professor, Computer Software Development
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Nathan Tillotson
Instructor, Cyber Security & Network Administration
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Mark Van Velsor
Program Director, Information Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., University of Northern Iowa
M.P.S., Bellevue University

Debra Vos
Program Director, Education
B.A., Ottawa University
M.A., Ottawa University
M.E., Northern Arizona University
Ed.S., Walden University

Rosa Walders
Professor, Clinical Nursing
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S.N., Marycrest University
M.S.N., Clarkson College

Don Waltenberger
Associate Dean, Arts & Sciences
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University
M.B.A., Lindenwood University
M.S., Capella University

Janis Warden
Associate Professor, High School Health Occupations
B.S.N., Columbia University School of Nursing

Austin Wilkinson
Instructor, Diesel Power Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Jody Williams
Program Director, Dental Hygiene
A.A.S., Kalamazoo Valley Community College
B.S., Spring Arbor University
M.A., Central Michigan University

Jennifer Wilson
Executive Dean, Transfer & Workforce Education
B.A., Saint Olaf College
M.A., University of Phoenix
Ph.D., Iowa State University

Kara Wilson
Associate Professor, English
A.A., Indian Hills Community College
B.A., Evangel University
M.A., Missouri State University

Nathan Wilson
Instructor, History
B.A., Central College
M.A., California State University

Susan Wilson
Professor, Computer Software Development
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College

Imelda Wistey 
Instructor, English & Communications
M.A., Iowa State University

Shelley Wood
Associate Professor, Clinical Nursing
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College
B.S.N., University of Iowa

Carol Yochum
Professor, Health Information Technology
A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College