Oct 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Administrative Personnel & Faculty



President

Lawrence Barrett
President
        B.S., State University of New York at Plattsburgh
        M.S., State University of New York at New Paltz
        Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Vice Presidents

Brian G. Dopson
Vice President, Academic Affairs
        B.A., University of North Florida
        M.A., University of Florida
        Ed.D., University of North Florida

L. Michelle Holloway
Vice President for Business Services
     A.A., Lake City Community College
     B.A., M.B. A.. St. Leo​ University

Jennifer Price
Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
        B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
        M.A., Bowie State University
     Ed.D., Walden University

Dean

Paula Gavin
Dean, Academic Affairs
        B.S., George Mason University
        M.S., Virginia Tech University
        Ph.D., University of Florida

Associate Dean

Matthew Peace
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
        B.S., Clemson University
        M.S., University of Florida
        M.S., University of North Florida
        Ph.D., University of Florida

Academic Executive Directors

Pamela S. Carswell
Executive Director, Teacher Preparation Programs
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., University of North Florida
        M.A., University of Central Florida
        Ed.D., University of Florida

Shane Neely-Smith
Executive Director, Nursing and Health Sciences
        B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., Barry University

John Jewett
Executive Director, Technology Programs and Public Service Programs
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., Saint Leo University      

Executive Directors

Sharon M. Best
Executive Director, Human Resources and Equity Officer
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., Saint Leo University           

Michael P. McKee
Executive Director of Media & Public Information
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S., University of Florida

Lee Pinchouck
Executive Director, Resource Development
        B.S., University of Missouri

Mark Steingart
Executive Director, Informational Technology/CIO
        B.S., Western Governor’s University          

Professional

Terry Auger
Coordinator, Accessibility Services
        A.S., Endicott Junior College
        B.A., Saint Leo University
        M.S., Capella University

Mary Ann Begley
Director, Student Life
       Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
       B.A. and M.A., Eastern Kentucky University                                  

Christine Boatright
Director, Library
        A.A., North Florida Community College
        B.A., M.A., Florida State University

Jeffrey Braun
Programmer Analyst
        B.S., Edinboro University

Onalee (Toni) J. Briley
Academic Advisor
        B.S., M.S., Troy State University
        Ph.D., Capella University

Cassandra (Cassie) Buckles
Associate Director, Human Resources
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S., Saint Leo University

Rob Chapman
Coordinator, Enrollment Marketing
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., Jacksonville University

Karyn L. Congressi
Assistant to the President

Michele Cuadras
Director, Student Engagement
        A.A., Florida Gateway College
        B.S., Florida State University
        M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Amanda (Amy) A. Dekle-Hunt
Coordinator, Student Activities
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S., University of Florida

Travis George
Associate Director, Financial Aid
        B.A., Bethune Cookman
        M.B.A., Ashford University

Rebecca Golden
Coordinator, Athletics, Summer Camps and Intramurals
        B.A., University of Nebraska

Travis Green
Business Analyst
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S., University of Florida

Lachrisha Gwinn
Coordinator, Law Enforcement/Corrections Training
        A.A., Florida Gateway College
        B.S., Florida State University

John Hartzog
Coordinator, Testing
        A.A., North Florida Community College
        B.S., Florida State University
        M.S., Capella University

Joseph Holmes
Director, Business Services
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Gayle P. Hunter
Director, Enrollment Services/Registrar
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., Saint Leo University

Crystal Janasiewicz
Associate Director, Enrollment Services
        A.A., Florida Gateway College
        B.A., St. Leo University     

Sandra J. Johnston
Director, Grants and Grant Management
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., Saint Leo University
        M.S., University of West Alabama

Christopher (Lance) Jones
Director, College Facilities
        A.A., Sante Fe College
        B.S., M,S., M.B. A., University of Florida

Laurie Layton
Coordinator, Research and Data Analysis
        A.A., A.S., Lake City Community College

Brandon McIntire
Director, eLearning
        B.A., University of Nevada
        M.Ed., University of Phoenix

Patricia Morris
Coordinator, Library Research
        B.S., LeMoyne College
        M.A., University of South Florida

Nikaila Morrison
Coordinator, Campus Life
       M.S., Bowling Green State University
       B.S., Wesleyan University

Patricia Orender
Director, ASDN and Certificate Programs
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S.N., Florida State University
        M.S.N., University of South Alabama

William J. Peace
Academic Advisor
        B.A., Baptist College of Florida

Joseph Petersen
Director, Horticulture and Water Resources
        A.A., A.S., Brigham Young University
        B.S., Utah State University
        M.B.A., Webster University

Kacey N. Schrader
Director, Recruitment and Communication
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., Saint Leo University

Kelly Sistrunk
Academic Advisor
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S., University of Florida
        M.Ed., Valdosta State University

Holly Sutton
Bursar
        A.A., Florida Gateway College
        B.A., St. Leo University
        M.B.A., Liberty University

James Swisher
Director, Public Service Training Programs
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., University of Florida

Misty Taylor
Director, Procurement & Contracts
        A.A., Florida Gateway College

Sandra Tomlinson
Director, Student Success
        B.A., University of North Florida
        M.Ed., Saint Leo University

Ryan Touchton
Manager, Network & Security
        A.A., Florida Gateway College

Rebecca A. VanHoek
Director, Institutional Effectiveness/Assessment
        A.S., Indian River Community College
        B.S., Saint Leo University

Anita (Becky) Westberry
Director, Financial Aid
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S., University of Florida
        M.H.A., University of Phoenix

Nicole White
Academic Advisor
        A.A., Santa Fe Community College
        B.A., University of Florida
        M.A., Columbia International University

Natalie Wright
Coordinator, Assessment and Planning
        B.S., Colorado State University
        M.S., North Carolina State University
        Ph.D., North Carolina State University

 

Full-Time Faculty

Steven Adler
Assistant Professor, Automotive Technology
        Certificates, Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
        Certificate, Toyota Certification Program

Kristen Aguilar
Assistant Professor, Speech
        A.A., Florida State College at Jacksonville
        B.A., M.B.A., Regent University
        M.A., University of Florida

Sandy Aguilar
Associate Professor, College Success
        B.A., Southeastern College
        M.A., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary

Maureen Akey-Meyerson
Professor, Science
        A.A.S., State University of New York
        B.S., Cornell University
        M.S., University of Florida

Tina Allen
Assistant Professor, Speech
        B.S., Economics, Berry College
        M.Agric., University of Florida

Yalori Allen
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        A.S.D.N., Lake City Community College
        B.S.N., Kaplan University
        M.S.N., Perdue University

Troy Appling
Professor, English
        B.S., Atlanta Christian College
        M.A., University of Memphis
        Ph.D., Florida State University

Michael Baker
Associate Professor, English
        B.A., University of Florida
        B.A., Florida State University
        M.A., University of Tennessee
        Ph.D., Ohio State University

Cheryl M. Boice
Professor, Microbiology
        A.A., Central Florida Community College
        B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida

Janis E. Brothers
Professor, Art
        A.A., North Florida Community College
        B.S., M.F.A., Florida State University

Ann Brown
Professor, EMS Programs
        A.S., A.A., B.S.N., Florida State College at Jacksonville

Thomas C. Brown
Assistant Professor, Firefighter Program
        A.S., Florida Community College at Jacksonville
        B.S., Flagler College
        M.P.A., Troy University

Donna Bryce-Wright
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        A.S., Broward Community College
        A.A., Florida Gateway College
        B.S.N., Jacksonville University
        M.S.N., Aspen University

Charmaine A. Byrd
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        A.S., Jefferson College of Health Sciences
        B.S.N., Kaplan University
        M.S.N., D.P.N., Walden University

Sylvia M. Calcano
Associate Professor, Mathematics
        B.S., University of Puerto Rico
        M.S., Florida State University

Elizabeth Carroll
Associate Professor, EPI
        B.A., Western Kentucky University
        M.A., University of the Cumberlands

Christal Clark
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
        B.S., Western Carolina University
        M.S., Methodist University

Elizabeth Cobb
Professor, English
        B.S., Eastern Oregon State College
        M.A., University of North Florida

John P. Craig
Assistant Professor, Biology and Chemistry
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S., D.M.D., University of Florida

Dawn Cross
Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education
        A.S., Erie Community College
        B.S., M.S., State University of New York
        Ph.D., University of Buffalo 

Sharron Cuthbertson
Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education
        A.A., Oakland Community College
        B.S., University of Michigan
        M.S., Nova Southeastern University
        Ph.D., University of Florida

Melissa L. Davis
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        A.S., Onondaga Community College
        A.S.D.N., Lake City Community College
        B.S.N., M.S.N., Grand Canyon University

Allyson Dees
Associate Professor, AA Education
        B.S., Florida State University
        M.A., University of South Florida

Japera Denson
Assistant Professor, Health Information Technology
        A.A., Florida Gateway College
        B.S., Florida A&M University

Frederic Douglas
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
        B.S., Florida A&M University
        M.A., University of Northern Iowa

Michael Durrance
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
        B.S., M.S., University of North Florida

Alexander Elman
Assistant Professor, H.V.A.C.
        M.B.A., Emory University        

Jennifer Evans
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
        B.S., University of Dayton
        M.Ed., Wright State University

Jason Flynn
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S., M.S., Univeristy of Florida       

Joseph Ganser
Professor, Welding
        Diploma, Tulsa Welding School

Kaila Givens
Assistant Professor, Health Information Technology
        B.S., Florida A&M University
        M.P.H., University of North Florida
        D.H.S., Nova Southeastern

James W. Givvines
Professor, Physics
        B.S., M.S., Western Carolina University

Denise Gross
Associate Professor, Graphic Design
        A.S., Santa Fe College
        B.S., Texas A&M University
        M.A., Savannah College of Art & Design
        M.S., University of Florida
        D.V.M., Texas A&M University

Juan F. Guzman
Professor, Anatomy & Physiology
        M.D., Escuela de Medicina, Juan N. Corpas Specialization
        Universidad de los Andes

John. B. Hawes
Professor, Chemistry
        B.S., Keene State College
        M.A., University of Arizona

Janice Helfenberger
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        B.S., Carroll University
        B.S. N., Creighton University
        M.S.N., Walden University

Emily Howell
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program
        A.A., Florida Gateway College
        B.H.S., University of Florida

David Hurner
Associate Professor, English/Literature
        B.A., M.Ed., University of Florida

Brenda Jernigan
Associate Professor, Cosmetology
        Certifiate, Lake City Community College

Denise Johnson
Assistant Professor, Psychology
        A.A., A.S., Florida Gateway College
        B.A., Saint Leo University
        M.A., University of the Rockies

Mustapha Kane
Professor, Earth Science
        B.S., National Institute of Hydrocarbons and Chemistry, Algeria
        M.S. & Doctorate, University of Nancy, France
        Ph.D., University of Georgia

Anna Kelley
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S.N., Florida State University
        M.S.N., University of Florida

Paula M. Kinchen
Assistant Professor/Coordinator, Practical Nursing
        A.S.D.N., Lake City Community College

Cecelia W. Larramore
Assistant Professor, Accounting
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., M.B.A., Saint Leo University

Doris E. Lombo
Professor, Anatomy & Physiology
        M.D., Escuela de Medicina, Juan N. Corpas

Patricia Love
Assistant Professor, Nursing, BSN Program
        A.S.N., St. Petersburg College
        B.S.N., University of Florida
        M.S.N., University of Tampa
        D.N.P., University of South Florida

Nancy Carol McLean
Professor, Cosmetology
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., Saint Leo University

Sean McMahon
Professor, History
        B.A., University of Georgia
        M.A., Clemson University
        Ph.D., Florida State University

Ali Messenger
Associate Professor, Water Resources
        B.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., University of Florida

Timothy Mimbs
Assistant Professor, Business Administration
        A.A., Santa Fe College
        B.A., St. Leo University
        M.B.A., St. Leo Univeristy

Williema Mohan
Professor, Nursing
        B.S.N., Barry University

Pedro Mora Medina
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
        B.S., M.S., University of Puerto Rico
        Ph.D., University of Florida

Tim Moses
Associate Professor, Philosophy
        B.A., Florida State University
        M.A., University of Illinois

William Noffsinger
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
        A.A., B.A., M.S., University of Florida

Gabriel Pardo
Professor, Anatomy and Physiology
        M.D., Escuela de Medicina, Juan N. Corpas

Destiney Parrish
Assistant Professor, Nursing
       BSN, MSN, Jacksonville University
       AA, ASDN, LCCC

Jennifer Pitman
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program
        A.A., A.S., Florida Gateway College
        B.S., University of Florida

Paula Redmond
Assistant Professor, Cosmetology
        Certificate, Valdosta State UniversitySarasota Vocational & Technical School

Kristeen Roberts
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        A.A., Miami Dade Community College
        B.S.N., M.S.N., Barry University

Mary Rogers
Assistant Professor, English
        B.A., M.A., University of Alabama

Joseph D. Shadle
Assistant Professor, Economics
        B.S., Gannon University
        M.A., University of Buffalo

Todd Siff
Assistant Professor, Theater
        B.F.A., Boston University
        M.A., University of North Carolina

Frederick K. Smith
Professor, Humanities
        B.A., Florida Southern College
        M.M., Ph.D., University of Florida

Tetiana Takhistova
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
        B.S., M.S., Kiev Polytechnic Institute
        M.S., Iowa State University

Suzanne Trimble
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        B.S.N., Indiana University
        M.S.N., Western Governors University

 

Note: A complete list of full-time faculty is available through the College’s Web site at www.fgc.edu.