Feb 27, 2024  
Catalog/Handbook 2023-2024 
    
Catalog/Handbook 2023-2024

Academic, Administrative, and Other Personnel


 

District Board of Trustees
 

 Martinez, Teresa V., Chair

Ross, Cynthia Hartley, Vice Chair
Barnett, Ashley Bell
Barnhart, Ann
Littleton, Greg
Troutman, Ashley
 

Administrators
 

Falconetti, Angela, Ed.D. President
Abels, Jennifer, B.A. Associate Chief Information Officer
Anderson, Emmet Lt. Director, Public Safety and Security
Baker, Cindy, B.S. Vice President, Finance
Bratten, Amy, Ed.D. Provost, Academic Affairs & Workforce Education
Bell, Yulonda, M.A. Dean, Student Services - Winter Haven
Bonney, Keith, Ph.D. Dean, Student Services - Lakeland
Burnett, Lenora, B.A.S. Director, Student Financial Services
Clark, Mary, Ed.D. Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness, Accreditation, & Research
Collins, Craig, Ed.D. Associate Vice President, Corporate & Leadership Development
Downing-Townsend, Meesha, M.S. Principal, Lakeland Gateway to College Collegiate High School
Drake, Howard W., M.B.A. Director, Polk State Corporate College
Fantozzi, Madison, B.S. Director, Communications & Brand Management
Howell, Ronshetta L., B.A. Director, Student Recruitment & Retention
Jacobson, Morgan, M.N.M. Director, Development and Communication- Foundation
Jeffries, Richard S., M.Ed. Principal,Collegiate High School - Lakeland
Johnson, Simmi, M.Ed. Associate Dean of Student Services - District
King, Vincent, B.A. Interim Executive Director, Foundation
Malone, J. Lee, B.S.B.A. Director, Infrastructure & User Support
Morgan, Susan, B.A. Director, Student Enrollment Services/Registrar
Moyer, J. Cody, M.Ed. District Director, Technology & Leadership Development
Northern, Orathai, Ph.D. Vice President, Workforce Education & Economic Development
Oguntola, Andy T., Ed.D. Associate Vice President, Student Services - Winter Haven
Pakowski, Lawrence, Ph.D. Associate Vice President, Student Services - Lakeland
Rivera-Marchand, Ph.D. Associate Dean, Academic Affairs - Lakeland
Sakagawa, Tamara, M.C.P. Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs
Stack, Robert, M.B.A. Vice President, Institutional Technology & Risk Management
Sutton, David O., M.A. Associate Provost, Academic Affairs
Thigpen, Patrice, M.S., Ed.S. Principal, Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School - Winter Haven
Thomas, Kim G., Ph.D. Associate Dean, Academic Affairs - Winter Haven
Thompson, Lonnie, M.P.A. Chief of Institutional Compliance & Engagement (Title IX Coordinator)
Urbano, George R., B.S. Director, Facilities and Campus Operations
Webb, Reggie, M.B.A. Senior Vice President, Student Services & Campus Operations

Instructional Faculty
 

Acevedo, Freddie, M.S. Network Systems Engineering Technology
Adcock, Charles, M.S. Mathematics
Aleman, Rogelio, M.S. Mathematics
Altheimer, Dara, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Altman, Eric T., M.B.A. Business
Atkins, Urshela, M.A. English
Banerjee, Koushik, Ph.D. Chemistry
Barberet, John R., B.A. Humanities
Bentley, Milcah, B.A. Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School
Bissessar, Michelle, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Bonney, Consuela, M.S. Lakeland Gateway to College Collegiate High School
Botelho, Christopher, M.S. Mathematics
Bradshaw, Timothy, Ph.D. Biological Sciences
Branham, Chasity, J.D. Criminal Justice
Brimer, Laura A., M.A. Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School
Brown, Angela, R.N. Nursing
Brown, Robert Earl, D. Min. English
Buzyakova, Raushan Mathematics
Caldecutt, C. Lee, M.A. Biological Sciences
Caldecutt, William, Ph.D. Biological Sciences
Capper, Jillian, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Carter, Amanda, D.N.P., R.N. Nursing
Cavanah, Megan, Ph.D. Mathematics
Chaffin, Maggie, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Chicas, Thelma G., M.Ed. Spanish
Childree, Heather, M.Ed., M.A. English
Childree, Lee, M.Ed. Lakeland Collegiate High School
Choquette, Angela, M.H.A., M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Clayton, Tiffany, B.A. Lakeland Gateway to College Collegiate High School
Conley, Cheryl, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Connors, Joan, M.S.N., R.N., Ed.D. Nursing
Cook, Joseph J., M.A., M.L.A. Sociology
Coombs, Andrew, M.F.A. Art
Cornett, Anthony, M.S. Biological Sciences
Cosculluela, Victor E., Ph.D. Humanities
Costakis, Darlene, M.A.T. English
Cronan, Tammy, Ph.D. Biological Sciences
Davison, Tristan, Ph.D. Business
Delgiudice, Danielle, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Derry, Michael, M.A. Economics
Diouri, Meriem, M.Ed. Mathematics
Dodsworth, Kelly, B.S. Lakeland Gateway to College Collegiate High School
Drake, Barbara D., Ph.D. Psychology
Drier, Stephen, M.S. Mathematics
Dubendorf, Bruce, Ph.D. Physical Sciences
Duce, Erin E., M.A. History
Dyer, Dawn, Ph.D. Lakeland Collegiate High School
Eaton, Amy, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Ellis, Rafaela, M.A. English
Fairbairn, Lorne, M.A. Mathematics
Felder, Nerissa N., M.S. Mathematics
Fischle, Alric H., M.A. Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School
Ford, Natalie R., M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Freitag, Cynthia, Ph.D. Biological Sciences
Gainey, Melissa, D.N.P. Nursing
Gardell, Cary T., M.A. Humanities
Gaudiello, Arielle, Ph.D. Mathematics
Gesmundo, Christina, M.A. English
Gideons, Ami M., M.S. Lakeland Gateway to College Collegiate High School
Glenn, John, Ph.D. English
Glidewell, Laura, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Good, Palmira A., M.S.N., Ed.D., R.N., C.N.E. Nursing
Gray, Jacqueline, M.S. Political Science
Gundling-Tucker, Cindy, M.A. Psychology
Haischer, Jamie W., M.B.A., C.F.A. Economics
Hardesty, Bonny, M.S. Mathematics
Harris, Gregory E., M.A. Psychology
Hartfield, Mark, M.F.A. Humanities
Heintz, Rebecca Munshaw, M.A. English
Hess, Kimberly, M.S. Mathematics
Hiatt, Susan H., M.Ed. Mathematics
Hill, David, M.S. Biological Sciences
Hofeditz, Andrea, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Howe, Paul W., Ph.D. Business Administration
Hubbard, Terri, M.A. Early Childhood Education
Huling, Milton, Ph.D. Education
Jean, Patrick, B.S. Lakeland Gateway to College Collegiate High School
Jennings, Mackenzie, M.A. English
Johnson, Gregory, Ph.D. Digital Media
Jones, Amanda, M.S. Chemistry
Jones, Jess E., Ph.D. Chemistry
Jones, Lorrie, D.N.P., A.R.N.P.-C., C.N.E. Nursing
Jones, Pam, M.A., T.E.S.O.L. College Success
King, Nathaniel, M.S. Biology
Krumrie, Cody, Ph.D. English
Larson, Kara, Ph.D. English
Leedy, Richard Allen, M.S. Mathematics
Lewis, Amy, M.S.N. Nursing
Lindsey, Kaylie, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Long, Michael, Ph.D. Mathematics
Maakuu, Bulmuo, Ph.D. Physical Sciences
Mallory, Jason, Ph.D. Humanities
Malone, Michael, M.A. Mathematics
Mangus, Thomas C., Ph.D. Computer Information Systems
Martin, Jason, M.A. Lakeland Collegiate High School
Martinson, Carol, M.Ed. English
Massey, Brad T., Ph.D. History
McCaulley, Lynsay M. M.F.A. Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School
McDonnell-Bennett, Jean, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
McGriff, C. “Von”, M.A. College Success
McLain, Paul M., M.S. Physical Sciences
Menchan, Derek, M.M. Humanities
Mershon, Mark, M.S. Computer Information Systems
Messerschmidt, Tiffany L., M.A. English
Miri, Mehdi, Ph.D. Engineering Technology
Moerschbacher, Susan, Ed.D. Psychology
Moore, LaTrice, D.B.A. Business
Moran, Kathleen A., M.S. Physical Sciences
Morgan, Aaron, M.A. Humanities
Morris, Fatin Guirguis, Ph.D. English
Morris, Penny A., M.S. Mathematics
Murdoch, Mary Ann, M.L.S. Humanities
Nicklaus, Kathleen A., Ph.D. English
Nieves, Aida, M.A. Mathematics
Nold, Herbert A., D.M. Business
Oberg, Raymond, Ph.D. Criminal Justice
Orr, Carolyn, M.A. Mathematics
Palmer, Jerri, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Perez, Jose, Ed.D Business
Perez, Samuel, Ph.D. Engineering Technology
Perkins, Scott, M.A.T. Mathematics
Phillips, Gwyn, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Pierre, Kenrick, Ph.D. Economics
Pila, Benjamin, Ph.D. Humanities
Pringle-Brown, Niqui, M.A. College Success
Randolph, Logan, Ph.D. Biological Sciences
Rivers, Bryan, M.A. English
Rizzo, Anthony, M.D. Biological Sciences
Rodrigues, Francisco, M.B.A. Supply Chain Management
Rodriguez, Bella, Ph.D. Biology
Rosa, Lisa, M.A. English
Russum, Lance “L.J.”, Ph.D. Humanities
Rutledge, Amy, B.S. Aerospace
Ryan, Jude, M.A. English
Sabin, Kari, M.S. Health & Wellness
Scharff, Joanne, M.S. Education
Schwarze, Jason, M.A. Lakeland Gateway to College Collegiate High School
Scoggins, Holly, M.F.A. Art
Shaw, Jennifer O., M.S. Biological Sciences
Shea (Sgt.), Christen, M.P.A., C.P.M. Criminal Justice
Siegel, Sonja, M.S.N., R.N. Nursing
Siler, Sheryl A., M.A. English
Sipes, Deborah L., Ph.D. Biological Sciences
Smith, Katrina, Ph.D. Psychology
Sparling, Misty A., B.S. Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School
Springer, Laura, M.S.N., R.N. Medical Coding
Stewart, Johnny, B.S. Network Systems Engineering Technology
Strengel-Martinez, Margaret, Ph.D. Physical Sciences
Taylor, Dawn C., M.A. English
Toole, Gregory, Ph.D. Mathematics
Toole, Jennifer, Ph.D. Digital Media
Triplett, Sara, M.S.N. Nursing
Valk, Jacobus “Dirk” H., M.S. Physical Sciences
West, Donald, M.S. Music
Whitcomb, Natalie J., M.S., Ed.D. Physical Sciences
Whitehead, Leah, B.S. Lakeland Collegiate High School
Wilson, Lynn, M.B.A., C.P.A. Accounting
Woods, David K., M.A. Art
Woodward, John, M.A. Business Administration
Woolery, Beverly, M.S. Education
Zamani Forooshani, Mostafa, Ph.D. Mathematics
Zekeri, Austin M., D.B.A. Accounting
Zhou, Li, M.A. Mathematics

Program Directors
 

Bullard, Annette, B.A.  Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)
Davis, Jim Fire Sciences, Coordinator
De Souza, Tony, Ed.D. Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) Coordinator
Dunn, Frank, A.S. Emergency Medical Services
Etherton, Merrybeth, B.A.S. Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Ferrier, Kevin, R.T.(R)(CV), B.A.S. Cardiovascular Technology
Garcia, Theresa Kenneth C. Thompson Institute of Public Safety (KCTIPS)
Goble-Smith, Cathryn, M.A., J.D. Public Service Career Pathways
Kent-Smith, Shana, MHA-M-Ed., R.R.T. Respiratory Care
Kochanowski, Sharon, MA-Ed. Education (BS)
Krell, Mary, M.P.T. Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program
Lehoczky, Maria, M.B.A. Business Programs
Mayes, Gordon, M.A.S. Flight Experience
Shea (Sgt.) Christen, M.P.A., C.P.M. Criminal Justice
Selph, Jaime, M.A. Radiography
Toosi, Mori, M.S. Engineering Technology

Department Coordinators
 

Bradshaw, Timothy, Ph.D. Biological Science (WH)
Cavanah, Megan, Ph.D. Mathematics (LK)
Cook, Joseph, M.A., M.L.A. Social Sciences (LK)
Freitag, Cynthia, Ph.D. Science (LK)
Gardell, Cary, M.A. Humanities (WH)
Harris, Gregory, M.A. Social Sciences (WH)
Larson, Kara, Ph.D. English (WH)
Messerschmidt, Tiffany, M.A. English (LK)
McGriff, C. “Von”, M.A. College Success
Moran, Kathleen A., M.S. Physical Science (WH)
Morgan, Aaron, M.A. Humanities (LK)
Perkins, Scott, M.A.T. Mathematics (WH)
Sabin, Kari, M.S. Health & Wellness
West, Donald, M.S. Arts (WH)

 Faculty Emeritus

McMachen, Sally
Schaak, Lynda
Stadelbacher, Lisa

Staff Emeritus
 

Bishop, Richard
Freeman, Mary
Moore, Karen

Other Staff

Contact Directories are available on the College’s website and individuals are listed by both name and department. A student may also contact 863.297.1000 for an Information Assistant to answer questions. Additionally, the Information Assistant can provide information regarding navigation in PASSPORT and the website.