Aug 08, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 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

Anthony Cardenas
Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
        B.S., University of Saint Francis
     M.P.A., Indiana University

 

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

Dean

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

Associate Deans

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

Kacey N. Schrader
Associate Dean, Enrollment Management
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., Saint Leo University

Sandra Tomlinson
Associate Dean, Student Affairs
        B.A., University of North Florida
        M.Ed., Saint Leo University

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

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

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

Executive Directors

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

Travis Green
Executive Director, Informational Technology/CIO
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S., University of Florida          

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

Professional

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

Kevin Bierre
Systems Analyst
       B.S., State University New York
       M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
       M.S., Cornell 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

Kristen Casperson
Associate Director, Financial Aid
        A.A., B.A.S., Santa Fe College    

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, Dual Enrollment
        A.A., Florida Gateway College
        B.S., Florida State University
        M.B.A., University of Phoenix

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

Travis George
Academic Advisor/Multicultural Coordinator
        B.A., Bethune Cookman
        M.B.A., Ashford University

Rebecca Golden
Director, Athletics
        B.A., University of Nebraska

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

Brian Lloyd
Coordinator, Career Center
        A.A., Florida Gateway College
        B.A., University of Florida
        M.A., Arizona State University

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

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

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

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

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
Director, Institutional Effectiveness/Assessment
        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

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

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

Carrie Avery
Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Religion
        B.A., The Baptist College of Florida
        M.A., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

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

Janet Bargar
Assistant Professor, Enviromental Science
        B.S., M.S., Clemson University       

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

Jennifer Bowles
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        B.S.N., Florida State University
        M.S.N., University of Phoenix

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

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

Samantha Chapuseaux
Assistant Professor, Speech
        B.A., M.A., University of South Alabama       

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

William Clark
Assistant Professor, HVAC
        Certificate, Florida Gateway College

Lisa Co
Assistant Professor, Art
        B.F.A., Armstrong Atlantic State University 
        M.F.A., Florida State University

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

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

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

Tanya Doidge
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program
        B.S., University of West Florida
        D.P.T., Univeristy of North Florida

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

Susan Espenship
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        A.S., A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S.N., University of Florida    

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

Joseph Ganser
Professor, Welding
        Diploma, Tulsa Welding School

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

Shelby Havens
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        A.S., Jefferson State Junior College
        B.A., University of West Florida
        M.S., Nova Southeastern University
        M.S.N., University of Florida
        D.N., American Sentinel University

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

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

Stefan Malizia
Assistant Professor, Sociology
        B.A., Eckerd College
        M.A., P.H.D., University of California

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
        M.S.N., Florida State University

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

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

Mohammad Obeidat
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
        B.S., Jordan Science University
        M.S., University of Central Florida
        M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Deborah O’Hearn
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        B.S., University of New Hampshire
        M.S.N., Western Governor’s Univeristy
        D.P.N., Grand Canyon University

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

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

Laura Raulerson
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        A.A., A.S., Lake City Community College
        B.S.N., Florida State University
        M.S.N., Jacksonville University

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

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

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

Samantha Rojas
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        B.S.N., Inter American Univeristy
        M.S.N., University of Turabo

Yuracy Salazar
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        A.S., Southwest Texas Junior College
        M.S.N., B.S.N., B.A., Texas A&M University

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

William “Erik” Smith
Assistant Professor, Horticulture
        B.S., University of Georgia
        M.S., B.S., Penn State University

Paul Voutsinas
Assistant Professor, EMS
        B.S., State University of New York

Karen Zak
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        B.S., State University of New York
        B.S.N., A.S., Santa Fe Community College
        M.S.N., Samford University

   

 

 

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