Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 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 and Baccalaureate Liaison
        B.S., George Mason University
        M.S., Virginia Tech University
        Ph.D., University of Florida

Associate Deans

Christine Boatright
Associate Dean, Libraries and Institutional Effectiveness
        A.A., North Florida Community College
        B.A., M.A., Florida State University

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, Olustee & Workforce Education
        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, Information Technology/CIO
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S., University of Florida          

Michael P. McKee
Executive Director, Government & Community Relations
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.S., University of Florida

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

Professional

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

Alana Brady
Director, Testing and Accessibility Services
        B.A., M.A., Nova Southeastern University

Jeffrey Braun
Programmer Analyst
        B.S., Edinboro University

Kimberly Bright
Academic Advisor
        M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

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

Julie Cannon
Director, Dual Enrollment and Career Services
        M.Ed., American College of Education

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

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

Brandilynn Dean
Associate Director, Enrollment Services
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., American Public University

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

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

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

Lachrisha Gwinn
Associate Director, Public Service Programs
        A.A., Florida Gateway College
        B.S., Florida State University

John Hartzog
Academic Advisor
        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

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

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

Elizabeth McCardle
Director, TRIO
        A.A., Santa Fe College
        B.A., Saint Leo University

Kathryn McCrary
Assistant to the President
        A.A., Santa Fe College

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

Patricia Morris
Coordinator, Library Services
        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

Charles Ruise
Academic Advisor
        B.S., M.B.A., University of Phoenix

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

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

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

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

Kathy Bass
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        M.S., R.N., Grand Canyon 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/Coordinator, EMS Programs
        A.S., A.A., B.S.N., Florida State College at Jacksonville
        M.S.N., Western Grove University

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/Coordinator, EPI
        B.A., Western Kentucky University
        M.A., University of the Cumberlands
        Ed.D., Northcentral University

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

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/Coordinator, 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/Coordinator, 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

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

Sona Esona
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
        B.A., M.A., Odessa State 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, Digital Media and 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

David Hurner
Associate Professor, English
        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

Sandra J. Johnston
Assistant Professor, Psychology
        A.A., Lake City Community College
        B.A., Saint Leo University
        M.S., University of West Alabama

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

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

Christine McLaughlin
Coordinator/Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program
        A.A., Santa Fe College
        B.A., M.A., University of Florida

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

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

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

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

Deborah Smith
Assistant Professor, Nursing
        D.P.N., R.N., Capella University

Frederick Key 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

 

 

 

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