Faculty

Adams, Alina
Program Director, Physical Therapist Assistant
B.S., University of South Alabama; M.S., Capella University

Alley, Sharon
Program Director, Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene
B.S., University of Alabama; DMD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Arnold, Melissa
Mathematics
A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University; M.S., Nova Southeastern;University; Ed.S, Nova Southern University

Ashley, Heather
Nursing
A.D.N., Wallace State Community College; B.S.N., University of Alabama in Huntsville; M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Attaway, Donna
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
A.S., Wallace State Community College; A.S., Gadsden State Community College; B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham, RDMS, RVT, RDCS, RT(R)

Autry, Dean
Industrial Electronics
B.S., Murray State University

Ayers, Terry
Department Chair, Computer Science
B.S., University of Alabama; M.B.A., University of Alabama; M.S.S., United States Army War College

Bailey, Paul
Athletic Director/Department Chair, Sports Medicine/Physical Education
B.S., Auburn University; M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Ball, Andrew
Philosophy
B.A., University of Detroit Mercy; M.A., University of Windsor; Ph.D., University of Alberta; M.A.T.S., Beeson Divinity School, Samford University

Ball, Ashley
Nursing
B.N., University of Calgary; M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Beck, Susan
Psychology
A.S., Snead State Junior College; B.S., Jacksonville State University; M.S., Ed.S, Alabama A & M University

Blizzard, James
Machining Technology & Computer Numerical Control
B.S., Christian Leadership University

Blubaugh, Lori
Health Information Technology
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S, Athens State University

Brewer, Susan R.
Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Briehn, Connie
Biology
B. S., Vanderbilt University; M.A., University ofAlabama at Birmingham

Brock, Laura
Nursing
A.D.N., Wallace State Community College; B.S.N., Jacksonville State University; M.S.N., Jacksonville State University

Brooks, Brandon
Program Director, Pharmacy Technology
B.S., Athens State University 

Brunner, Stacey H.
Psychology
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens University; M.S., Alabama A & M University

Buckelew, Kathy
English & Humanities Department Chair
B.S., University of North Alabama; M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., University of Alabama

Burks, Ricky
Department Chair, Fine and Performing Arts
B.S. Ed., M.A. Ed., University of North Alabama

Burtram, Amy
Nursing
A.D.N., Wallace State Community College; B.S.N., University of North Alabama; M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Bynum, Jason
Agribusiness/Horticulture (Temporary)
A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University

Cleghorn, Christopher
Program Director, Medical Laboratory Technician
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., University of Cincinnati; M.H.A., University of Cincinnati

Conn, Donna
Program Director, Health Information Technology
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham; R.H.I.A., C.C.S.

Copeland, Susan
Nursing, Clinical Coordinator
B.S.N., University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa; M.S.N., University of Alabama in Huntsville

Courington, Leigh Ann
History
A.A., Walker College; B.A., M.A., Jacksonville State University

Daniel, Ramon
Art
B.S., M.Ed., Alabama A&M University

Daniel, Randy
Biology/Volleyball Coach
B.S., University of Alabama; M.S., Montana State University

Davis, Krystal
Mathematics
B.S., Athens State University; M.A., University of North Alabama; Ed.S., Ed.D, University of Phoenix

Davis, Robert Jr.
History/Genealogy
B.A., Piedmont College; M.Ed., North Georgia State College & University; M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Desnoës, Brooke
Dance
B.A., Brenau University

Donaldson, Jacqueline
Biology
B.S., University of Georgia; M.Ed., University of West Alabama

Doss, Angela
Mathematics
A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., University of Alabama Huntsville; M.S., University of Alabama

Eisner, Stephanie
Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College, B.S. Ed. Athens State University

Flack, Jorden
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College, RDMS, RVT,RCS

Flanigan, Sabrina
Program Director, Salon and Spa Management/Cosmetology
A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Alabama A&M; M.S., Alabama A&M University

Frazar, Adam
Auto Mechanics
Certificate Automotive, Bevill State Community College

Fuqua, Tracie
Program Director, Medical Assistant
A.A.S., Calhoun Community College; B.S., Athens State University; Certificate, University ofAlabama at Birmingham; CMA, (AAMA)

Glasscock, Melanie
Biology
B.S., D.V.M., Auburn University

Glasscock, Teresa
Adult Education
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., AthensState University

Gooch, Rachel
Occupational Therapy Assistant
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College

Grace, Tim
Collision Repair
Wallace State Community College; A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University

Hackney, Casey
Emergency Medical Services Clinical Coordinator
A.A.S., Bevill State Community College

Hall, Thea
Criminal Justice
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S, Jacksonville State University; M.S., Auburn University-Montgomery; Ph.D., Walden University

Hammond, Randy
Department Chair, Welding
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College

Hardman, Todd
Department Chair, Engineering Technology
Diploma, Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University, ADDA Certified Drafter, MSSC Certified Production Technician

Hathcote, Amy
Adult Education
A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University

Herfurth, Babs
Physical Therapist Assistant
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; Certificate, Red Mountain Institute; Board Certified by National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

Hiatt, Meredith
Nursing
B.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham; M.S.N., D.N.P., Samford University

Hill, Marcie
Program Director, Child Development
A.A., Northwest Alabama Community College; B.S., Athens State College; M.A.,Ed.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, NBCT

Hood, Amanda
Nursing
A.A.S., Bevill State Community College; B.S.N., Jacksonville State University; M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Hoover, Deborah
Chair of Nursing Department
B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham; FNP, University of Alabama in Huntsville

Hullett, Lisa
Head Librarian
B.A., M.L.S., University of Alabama

Humphrey, Jacob
Welding
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College

Iversen, Ryan
Heating and Air Conditioning
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.B.A., Western Michigan University

Jackson, La Tisha
Chemistry 
B.S., Auburn University; B.S., Athens State University; M.S., University of Alabama  

Jackson, Matthew
Biology
A.S., Snead; B.S. Ed., Jacksonville State University; M.A.T., University of West Alabama

Keisler, Jacob
Music
A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., University of North Alabama; M.A., Troy University

Kilpatrick, Jaime
Medical Laboratory Technician
B.S., Auburn University

Knight, Gregory
Computer Science
A.A.S., Southern Institute; B.B.A., Faulkner University; M. Eng., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Krigbaum, Kelly
Occupational Therapy Assistant
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University

Lancaster, Ashley
Program Director, Respiratory Therapy
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University

Landers, Melissa
Biology
B.S. Ed., Athens State University; M.A., University ofAlabama

Lawrence, Gregory
Emergency Medical Services
A.S., University of Phoenix; B.S., University of South Alabama

Ledbetter-Crocker, Gayle
English/Speech
B.S., Troy University; M.A., University of West Florida; M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Lipsey, Linda
Adult Education
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University; M.B.A., Walden University

Malone, James
Program Director, Diagnostic Imaging
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Florida Hospital College of Health Science, M.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University

Marty, Renee
Librarian
A.S.A., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University; M.L.I.S., University of Alabama

Matanane, Benito D.
CDL Instructor/Examiner

McBrayer, Jessica
Women’s Head Basketball Coach
B.S., Athens State University

McGriff-Waldrop, Terri
Business
B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.B.A., Alabama A & M University

McKenzie, James
Industrial Electronics
A.A.S., Gadsden State Community College; B.S. Ed., Athens State University

McMinn, Gary
Department Chair, Precision Machining/C.N.C.
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Alabama A&M; M.S., Alabama A&M

Minyard, Jonathan
Precision Machining/C.N.C.
A.A.S., Gadsden State Community College; B.S., Athens State University; M.S., Athens State University

Mobley, Shea
Nursing
A.A.S., Bevill State Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama in Huntsville

Moore, Amy
Salon & Spa Management
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University; M.S., Athens State University

Morris, Karen
English
B.A., Birmingham-Southern College; M.A., University of Alabama-Huntsville

Murcks, Jerry
Department Chair, Industrial Electronics
A.S., Calhoun Community College; B.A., Ashford University

Nicholas, Rita
Paralegal 
B.A., Faulkner University; J.D., Samford University

Nichols, Aaron
Culinary Arts
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College

Nix, Haley
English
B.A., Athens University; M.A.T.; University of West Alabama; Ed.S., University of Alabama

O’Leary, Christine
Physics
A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State College; M.A. Ed., University of Alabama at Birmingham

O’Rear, Susan
Psychology/Sociology
B.S., University of North Alabama; M.S., Auburn University, Ed.D., University of Alabama

Pair, Sydney
Certification Instructor
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College

Parker, Brandi
Criminal Justice
APOST, Jefferson County Sheriff Department; A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University; M.S., Faulkner University

Pierce, Raymond
Computer Science
B.S., University of Memphis; Graduate of the Institute of Executive Leadership, Rhodes College, Memphis; Microsoft Certified Professional; CompTia A+ Certified

Posey, Chris
Welding
A.A.S., Snead State Community College; A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; A.W.S. Certified Welding Inspector/Certified Welding Educator/Certified Welder

Putman, Randy
Physical Education/Men’s Baseball Coach
B.S., University of Alabama; M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Quick, Renee
Mathematics
A.A., Wallace State Community College; B.S. Ed., University of North Alabama; M.A. Ed., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Quick, Shannon
Biology
B.S., Auburn University; M.S., Alabama A&M

Ray, Blake
Engineering Technology
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Jacksonville State University; M.S., Jacksonville State University

Reeves, Rebecca
Department Chair, Social Sciences and Criminal Justice
B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham; M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham; Ed.S., Ed.D., University of Alabama

Rich, Kelli
Diagnostic Imaging
A.A.S., Gadsden State Community College; B.S., Midwestern State University; MSRS, Midwestern State University

Richter, Tiffany
Music
B.A., Northeastern State University; M.A., Texas State University-San Marcos

Rogers, Jamie
Adult Education
B.S., University of TN Chattanooga; M.S., Middle TN State University

Roper, Katie
Nursing
A.A.S., Bevill State Community College; M.S.N., Samford University

Salerno, Michael
English
B.A., Skidmore College; M.A., University of North Alabama; M.F.A., Sarah Lawrence College

Scott, Adrian
Graphic Art & Design/Art
A.A., Wallace State Community College; B.A., Murray State University; M.A.E., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Sides, Kathy
Department Chair, Business
A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University; M.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Sivley, Stacey
Department Chair, Mathematics
B.S., University of North Alabama; M.A., University of North Alabama; Ed.D, University of Alabama

Smith, Brandon
Mathematics
A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University; M.A., University of Alabama

Smith, Doran
English
B.S. Ed., Jacksonville State University; M.S. Ed., Jacksonville State University; Ed. S., University of Alabama

Smith, Jeremy
Diesel Technology
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University

Smith, Kelly
Physical Education
B.S., University of Alabama; M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham; Ed.D, University of Alabama

Smith, Laura
Program Director, Occupational Therapy Assistant
B.S., University of Alabama; M.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Smith, Steve
Precision Machining/C.N.C.
A.A.S.,Wallace State Community College, B.S., Athens State University

Standridge, Alicia
Nursing
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S.N, Capstone College of Nursing, The University of Alabama; M.S.N, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Stokes, Terrell
Flight Technology
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College

Strane, Lorie
Medical Assistant
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University

Sutherland, April
Program Director, Diagnostic Medical Sonography
A.A.S., Snead State Community College; ; A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Grand Canyon University; M.H.Sc. Nova Southern University; RDMS, RVT, RCS

Swindall, Daniel
Diesel Mechanics
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College

Tarvin, Lisa
Program Director, Polysomnography
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Troy University

Tatum, Tabatha
Director of Respiratory Therapy, Clinical Education
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Terrell, Seth
English
B.A., Freed-Hardeman University; M. Div., Vanderbilt University; M.F.A., Spalding University

Tillman, Amanda
Business
B.S., Athens State University; M.B.A., Faulkner University

Walker, Kelly
Nursing
A.S.N., Valencia Community College; B.S.N., Auburn University; M.S.N., University of Mobile; D.N.P., Samford University

Warren, Sally
English Instructor
B.A., M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Whited, Tammye
Dentist/Dental Hygiene & Dental Assisting Instructor
B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham; DMD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Wilhite, Diane
Nursing
A.A.S., UAB-Walker College; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama, D.N.P., Samford University

Williams, Beth
Department Chair, Natural Sciences
B.S., University of Alabama in Huntsville; M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Williamson, Aletta
Psychology
B.A., Alabama A & M.; M. S., Alabama State University; Ph.D, University of Alabama

Wilt, Jeremy
Computer Science
A.A.S., Wallace State Community College; B.S., Athens State University; M.P.S., University of North Alabama; M.B.A., University of North Alabama