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Directory


 

This directory is published annually with the college catalog. For the most current and comprehensive listing of CMC faculty and staff, please visit the Directory on the CMC website.

CMC Full-Time Faculty

Johann Aberger, M.A., Prescott College; B.S., University of New Hampshire; Professor, Outdoor Education; Spring Valley

Clayton AllisonAssistant Professor, Automotive Service Technology, Edwards

Jen Barchers, Ph.D., Saybrook University; M.A., University of Denver; B.A., Western State Colorado University; Associate Professor, Humanities; Breckenridge

Erin Beaver, M.A., University of South Dakota; B.A., University of Dayton; Professor, English; Spring Valley 

Cynthia Bell, Ed.D., The George Washington University; M.A., City University of New York; B.A., Skidmore College; Professor, Business; Edwards

Jill Boyle, RN; M.S.N., B.S.N., University of Colorado; Associate Professor, Nursing; Breckenridge

Kristina Brooks-Olk, M.B.A., Regis University; B.S., Colorado Technical University; Associate Professor, Accounting; Steamboat Springs

Darren Brungardt, M.A., B.S., University of Northern Colorado; M.S., Adams State University; Associate Professor, Mathematics; Leadville

Thomas Buesch, Ph.D., M.A., Northwestern University; B.S., Ripon College; Professor, Communications/Humanities; Aspen

Letecia Burbano De Lara, Ph.D., New Mexico State University; M.A., Texas Tech University; Associate Professor, Teacher Education; Glenwood Springs & Edwards

Jonathan Burk, Paramedic; B.A., Hampden-Sydney College; Assistant Professor, Fire Science & EMS; Leadville

Jamie Carbone, RN; M.S.N, Colorado Technical University; B.S.N., Regis University; B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder; Assistant Professor, Nursing; Steamboat Springs

Kimberly Carmitchel, M.A., University of Northern Colorado; B.A., Fort Lewis College; Professor, Psychology; Edwards

Brooke Carson, M.Ed., Western Governors University; Associate Professor, Teacher Education; Breckenridge

Robert Cartelli, Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University; M.S., Marlboro College; B.S., Saint Michael’s College; Professor, Business; Breckenridge

David Chimovitz, M.A., B.S., University of Maine; Professor, Humanities/Speech; Spring Valley

Kevin Clarke, J.D., B.S., University of Colorado; A.A.S., Colorado Mountain College; Professor, Culinary Arts; Dillon

Cathy Coram, RN; Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado; M.S., Colorado State University Pueblo; Associate Professor, Nursing; Spring Valley

Jaya Dash Tripathy, CPA; M.S., University of Texas-Dallas; L.L.B., Pune University; Associate Professor, Accounting; Spring Valley

Jeremy Deem, M.A., Colorado State University; B.A., Ohio University; Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies; Breckenridge

Brandon Deter, Paramedic; B.S., Liberty University; Assistant Professor, EMS; Aspen

Rebecca Edmiston, M.S., University of Colorado-Boulder; Professor, Biology; Steamboat Springs 

Tina Evans, Ph.D., Prescott College; M.L.S., University of Arizona; M.A., Tulane University; B.A., University of Arizona; Professor, Sustainability Studies; Steamboat Springs

Axelle Faughn, Ph.D., North Carolina State University; M.S., B.S., Universite de Rennes 1;  Associate Professor, Mathematics; Spring Valley

Luis Flores Porras, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla; M.B.A., Institut de Huates Etudes Economiques et Commerciales; M.B.A., Universidad de las Americas; B.S., Universidad de las Americas; Associate Professor, Business; Aspen & Carbondale

Joseph Gamble, M.F.A., Savannah College of Art & Design; B.A., Trinity College; Associate Professor, Professional Photography; Spring Valley

Lindsey Gilmore, M.A., University of Colorado-Denver; Associate Professor, ESL; Dillon & Breckenridge

Alysse Gopalakrishnan, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University; M.F.A., Bennington College; B.A., Smith College; Associate Professor, English; Edwards

Leslie Gumbrecht, M.A., B.A., University of Colorado; Professor, Developmental Education; Steamboat Springs

Robert Gumbrecht, M.A., B.A., University of Colorado; Professor, Social & Behavioral Sciences; Steamboat Springs

Jason Gusaas, A.A., Gogebic Community College; Assistant Professor, Ski Area Operations; Leadville

Kim Harding, Ph.D., Indiana University School of Medicine; M.S., Ball State University; Professor, Science; Spring Valley

Tal Hardman, M.A., B.A., Illinois State University; Professor, English; Spring Valley

Monia Haselhorst, Ph.D., University of Wyoming; M.S., Uppsala University; Associate Professor, Natural Resource Management; Leadville

Ann Hawkinson, Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado; B.S., Colorado Mesa University; Associate Professor, Biology; Rifle

Elizabeth Henry, Ph.D., University of Iowa; Associate Professor, English; Rifle

Kevin Hillmer-Pegram, Ph.D., University of Alaska Fairbanks; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; B.A., Arizona State University; Professor, Sustainability Studies; Spring Valley

Jeremy Hockley, B.A., University of Kentucky; Associate Professor, EMS: Steamboat Springs

Morgan Huffnus, Paramedic; B.A.S., Arizona State University; Assistant Professor, EMS; Edwards

Terry Hunter, B.S., University of Central Arkansas; Professor, Resort Management; Steamboat Springs

Emily Hutchins, M.S.N., University of Arizona; A.A.S., North Seattle College; Assistant Professor, Nursing; Spring Valley

 

 

Carole Inglis, RN, APN, CNM, FNP; M.S.N., University of Colorado; B.S.N., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Associate Professor, Nursing, Spring Valley

Barbara Jackman, M.S., B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; Professor, Early Childhood Education; Dillon

Benedicte Jeanson, M.A., B.A., Florida Atlantic University; Professor, Mathematics; Breckenridge

Derek Johnston, B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; Professor, Photography; Spring Valley

Martyn Kingston, Ph.D., M.A.,  Harvard University; M.B.A., University of Utah; M.T.P., B.A., University of Manchester; Professor, Business; Steamboat Springs

Carol Koch, M.A., B.A., University of Colorado; Professor, Spanish; Edwards

Thomas Kotz, B.S., Lock Haven University; Assistant Professor, CLETA; Breckenridge

Allison Kramer, LPC, LAC; Ph.D., M.Ed., Colorado State University; B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Associate Professor, Human Services; Spring Valley & Glenwood Springs

Barbara Lafferty, RPT, RMA, AHI; A.G.S., Colorado Mountain College; Associate Professor, Medical Assistant; Edwards & Rifle

Gretchen Lamb, D.V.M., B.A., Colorado State University; Professor, Veterinary Technology; Spring Valley

Kimberly Langmaid, Ph.D., Antioch University; M.A., Prescott College; B.S., Colorado State University; Associate Professor, Sustainability Studies; Edwards

Geoff Lautzenhiser; Assistant Professor, Welding; Leadville

Jennifer Le Roux-Stewart, M.A., Adams State College; H.D.E., University of Cape Town; B.A., Stellenbosch University; Professor, Developmental Studies; Steamboat Springs

Rebecca Luetke, Ph.D., Northcentral University; B.S., Regis University; B.A., University of Colorado; Professor, Nursing; Spring Valley

Ari Lewis, B.A., Metropolitan State University of Denver; Assistant Professor, Hospitality & Culinary Management; Aspen

Timothy Loes II, M.S., B.S., St. Cloud State University; Professor, Biology; Edwards

Joseph Maes, M.A., Regis University; B.S., University of Northern Colorado; Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice; Spring Valley

Michael Martin, M.B.A., B.S., Regis University; A.A., Colorado Mountain College; Professor, Ski & Snowboard Business; Steamboat Springs

Lauren Mayer, M.F.A., University of Colorado-Boulder; B.F.A., Michigan State University; Associate Professor of Art/Gallery Director; Aspen & Carbondale

Monika Mayer, RN; M.S.N., Walden University; A.A.S., University of the State of New York; Assistant Professor, Nursing; Breckenridge

Cooper Mallozzi, M.S., Montana State University; Professor, Outdoor Recreation Leadership; Leadville

Kelli McCall, M.Ed., University of Minnesota; B.A., St. Olaf College; Professor, Developmental Education; Leadville

Nancy McCorkle, ACCNS-AG, NPD-BC; M.S.C.N.S., University of Colorado-Denver; B.S.N. University of Northern Colorado; Associate Professor, Nursing; Spring Valley

Paul McCudden, M.F.A., University of Southern California; A.M., Harvard University; Associate Professor, Physical Science; Steamboat Springs

Lora Meredith, M.A., University of Northern Colorado; Associate Professor, Developmental Education; Spring Valley

Andrew Mikita, M.Ed., B.A., Ohio University; Associate Professor, Social Science; Breckenridge

Laura Minch, M.A., B.S., Northern Arizona University; Professor, Psychology; Spring Valley & Rifle

Athena Murray, Ph.D., University of Georgia; M.A., University of Kansas; Associate Professor, Communication; Steamboat Springs

Virginia Nicolai, M.A., University of New South Wales; B.A., Wesleyan University; Associate Professor ESL; Edwards

Rafael Perez Peña, D.E.D., New Mexico State University; M.A.E., The College North of the Border; B.S., University Autonomous Ciudad Juarez; Associate Professor, Business; Steamboat Springs

Justin Pollack, N.D., Bastyr University; B.A., Evergreen State College; Associate Professor, Science; Dillon

Amy Poppie, M.S., University of Northern Colorado; Assistant Professor, Mathematics; Edwards

Rebecca Potter, M.F.A., Pennsylvania State University; B.A., Washington University-St. Louis; Professor, English/Communications; Steamboat Springs

Heather Prokaski, RN; B.S.N., University of Northern Colorado; Assistant Professor, CNA; Rifle

Michael Reyelts, M.A., Adams State College; B.A., Brigham Young University; Professor, ESL; Rifle

Christopher Richardson, B.S.B.A., B.S.A., Colorado Mountain College; Associate Professor, Restaurant & Culinary Management; Steamboat Springs

Kipp Rillos, M.B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder; Associate Professor, Business; Steamboat Springs

Brian Rosser, J.D., Regent University; B.S., East Tennessee State University; Associate Professor, Ski Area Operations; Leadville

Lindsey Royce, Ph.D., University of Houston; M.A., New York University; M.F.A., Brooklyn College; Professor, English; Steamboat Springs

David Ruffley, Ph.D., Ohio State University; M.S., Troy State University; B.S., United States Air Force Academy; Professor, History; Rifle

Jeffrey Runyon, M.F.A., Western State Colorado University; M.A., University of Northern Colorado; B.A., Sam Houston State University; Professor, English/ Literature; Leadville

 

Miguel Donald Salinas, Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Saint Louis University; B.A., Grand Valley State University; Associate Professor, Teacher Education; Edwards

Alyssa Sambor, M.A., Texas Tech University; B.S., Northern Arizona University; Associate Professor, Communications; Leadville

John Saunders, Ph.D., M.A., University of Northern Colorado; B.S., North Carolina State University; Professor, Outdoor Education; Steamboat Springs

Christopher Schierer, Paramedic; M.S., University of North Florida; B.B.A., Florida International University; Assistant Professor, Paramedic Programs; Edwards

Rebecca Schmidt, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; B.A., Lawrence University;
Associate Professor, Biology; Steamboat Springs

Bernard Schrag, Associate Professor, Culinary Arts; Edwards

Emily Schultz, Ph.D., Rice University; B.A., Scripps College; Associate Professor, Biology & Ecosystems Science Stewardship; Breckenridge & Dillon

Michael Schwager, M.A., Montana State University; Assitant Professor, Mathematics; Salida

Brittney Seale, M.Ed., Texas Woman’s University; Assistant Professor, Math; Edwards

Dara E. Seidl, Ph.D., San Diego State University and University of California-Santa Barbara; M.S., San Diego State University; B.A., Colgate University; Associate Professor, Geographic Information Systems; Leadville

Roseanne Shepard, B.A., Benedictine College; Assistant Professor, Developmental Studies; Spring Valley

Jason ShoupAssistant Professor, Welding; Rifle

Courtney Smazinski, RN, FNP-BC; M.S.N., Marian University; B.S.N, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; Assistant Professor, Nursing; Steamboat Springs

Sara A. Smith, Ph.D., Michigan State University; Professor, Spanish; Glenwood Springs

William Spialek, Paramedic; B.S., Regis University; Associate Professor, EMS; Breckenridge

Bethany Springer, M.S.C.E., Illinois State University; B.A., Azusa Pacific University; Associate Professor, Chemistry; Breckenridge, Dillon, Leadville & Edwards

Patrick Staib, Ph.D., M.A., University of New Mexico; B.A., Dickinson College; Professor, Social Science; Steamboat Springs

Joshua Stepanek, Ph.D., University of Colorado; B.S., St. Cloud State University; Associate Professor, Biology; Edwards

Nathan Stewart, Ph.D., University of Alaska; Associate Professor, Sustainable Studies; Steamboat Springs

Steven Stewart, Ph.D., B.A., University of New Mexico; Associate Professor, Business; Salida

Mikaelyn Sullivan, RN, FNP; M.S., University of Northern Colorado; B.S.N., Michigan State University; Assistant Professor, Nursing; Steamboat Springs

Peter Surgent, M.Ed., Boise State University; M.S., Towson University; Associate Professor, Mathematics; Steamboat Springs

Brian Taylor, Paramedic; B.S., Northland College; Associate Professor, EMS Program; Breckenridge

Joshua Taylor, M.B.A., Westminster College; B.S., University of Utah; Assistant Professor, Business; Spring Valley

Rodrick Taylor, Ph.D., University of Utah; B.S., Utah State University; Professor, Biology/Chemistry; Spring Valley

Annette Temple, B.S., Brigham Young University; Assistant Professor, Veterinary Technology; Spring Valley

Nephi Thompson, M.Phil., University of Utah; B.S., Brigham Young University; Professor, Biology/Chemistry; Rifle

Ruth Thompson, M.Ed., Capella University; B.A., Florida Atlantic University; Assistant Professor, Math; Edwards

Brian Tinker, Ed.D., Argosy University; M.F.A, Miami International University; B.A., Anderson College; Professor, Graphic Design; Spring Valley

Joyce Treulieb, M.S., University of Colorado-Colorado Springs; Associate Professor, Math; Steamboat Springs

Jason Vargas, M.S., B.S., California State University; Professor, Mathematics; Spring Valley

Robert Von Achen, Ph.D., Oxford University; B.A., State University of New York-Albany; Professor, English; Rifle

Kristen Wachowiak, R.N.; M.S.N., F.N.P., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; B.S.N., University of Southern Maine; Associate Professor, Nursing; Breckenridge

Simon Waldbaum, Ph.D., Colorado State University; B.A., Colorado College; Associate Professor, Science; Leadville

Libby Walters, M.A., Adams State University; B.A., Fort Lewis College; Assistant Professor, Human Services, Rifle

Robert Wang, Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado; M.S.E., University of Michigan; Professor, Biology/Environmental Science; Spring Valley

Tracy White, M.S., B.A., University of Colorado; Assistant Professor, Mathematics; Rifle

Timothy Widmer, M.B.A., Regis University; B.S., Colorado State University; Professor, Ski & Snowboard Business; Steamboat Springs

Jennifer Wing, Ph.D., M.A., Georgia State University; B.A., University of Georgia; Professor, English; Breckenridge

Xiao Yang, M.F.A., B.F.A., Bowling Green State University; Assistant Professor, Digital Media; Spring Valley

Katrina Zwolinski, D.V.M., Colorado State University; Associate Professor, Veterinary Technology, Spring Valley

Cynthia Zyzda, M.F.A., Washington State University; B.F.A., University of Iowa; Professor, Visual Arts/Humanities; Steamboat Springs

Faculty Emeriti

Thomas Cochran, M.F.A., Florida State University; B.A., University of California-Berkley; Professor Emeritus; Spring Valley

Peter Jeschofnig, Ph.D., Southern Methodist University; M.A., West Texas State University; Professor Emeritus; Glenwood Springs & Leadville

 

Joyce Devlin Mosher, Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Regis University; B.A., Penn State University; Professor Emerita, Breckenridge & Dillon 

Susanna Spaulding, Ph.D., Colorado State University; M.B.A., New York University; B.A., College of Wooster; Professor Emerita, Salida 

  Gary Zabel, M.S., B.S., University of Houston; Professor Emeritus; Spring Valley

CMC Full-Time Staff by Location

Central Services - Glenwood Springs

Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser, Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles; College President & CEO

Matt Gianneschi, Ph.D., University of Arizona; Chief Operating Officer/Chief of Staff

Brian Barker, B.S., University of Colorado; Director of Marketing & Media Relations

Brandy Baze-Ballard, M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; B.S., University of Arkansas; Director of Strategic Initiatives

Mary Boyd, CPA; B.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Vice President of Fiscal Affairs

Karleen Clark, M.B.A., Western Governors University, B.S., University of Maryland University College; A.S., Southwestern Community College; Director of Applications Services

Janelle Cook, B.S., Lee University; Director of Financial Aid

Lisa Doak, M.Ed., University of Wisconsin; B.A., Southern Illinois University; Assistant Vice President of Student Services

Norma Guzmán Durán, Ed.D., National American University; M.B.A., Western Governors University; B.S., Texas A&M University; Dean, School of Business (college-wide)

Julie Hanson, J.D., University of Denver Law; B.S., University of Kansas; Purchasing & Contract Director

Karla Hardesty, M.A., University of Wyoming; B.S., Colorado State University; Associate Dean of Academic Planning, Assessment & Improvement

 

Jared Harvey, B.A., Chadron State College; Director of Network Services

Kristin Heath Colon, B.A., Scripps College; Vice President for Advancement & Foundation CEO

Dwenna Holden, M.A., M.A., University of New Mexico; Program Director, ESL, HSE, ESL/CTE Prep

Laura Jacob, RDH; B.S. University of Colorado; M.A., University of Denver-University College; Program Director, Dental Hygiene

Veneeya Kinion, M.S. Colorado State University; B.A., California Lutheran University; Director of Institutional Research

Martin KollmanAssistant Dean, Center for Instruction, Design & Access

Nick Larkins, B.A., University of Nebraska; Budget Finance Director

Shane Larson, M.S., Capella University; B.A., University of Wyoming; Vice President of Student Affairs

Marjorie Lear, M.L.I.S., University of Pittsburg; B.A., University of Michigan; Manager of Grants & Special Projects

Anne Moll, Ed.D., University of Louisville; Dean, School of Humanities, Social Sciences, Sustainability, Human Services & Education (college-wide)

Jim Neff, A.A.S., DeVry University; Executive Director of Information Technologies

Sean Nesbitt, B.S., Eastern Oregon University; Director of Facilities

 

 

Lucia Padilla, J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law; B.A., Cornell University; General Counsel

Cleo Perkins, A.A., Colorado Mountain College; Director of Customer Support Services

Kathryn Regjo, Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania; M.B.A., University of Denver; B.A., Adrian College; Vice President of Academic Affairs

Stephen Rozanski, M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology; M.B.A., University of Colorado; B.A., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; Director of Risk Management

Josh Rubin, B.S., Regent University; A.G.S, Colorado Mountain College; Director of Technical Support Services

Lea “Beez” Schell, Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University; M.S., Slippery Rock University; B.A., Wheeling Jesuit College; Dean of Academic Support & Accreditation Liaison Officer

Diana Scherr, B.S., Miami University; Director of Development

Yesenia Silva Estrada, M.S.W., University of Denver; B.S., Regis University; Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives

Natalie Torres, M.A., Adams State University; B.S., University of Colorado-Boulder; Registrar

Chip Thomas, Ed.D., Azusa Pacific University; M.S., B.S., Colorado State University; Assistant Dean of Advising & Career Services

Angela Wurtsmith, M.S., Colorado State University; B.S., A.A., Colorado Mountain College; Executive Director of Human Resources

Aspen

Steve Skadron, M.B.A., Northeastern University; B.S., University of Minnesota; Vice President & Campus Dean

 

Rebecca Arrington Jones, M.A., Argosy University; B.A., University of Colorado; Assistant Dean of Instruction

 

K Cesark, M.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art and Design; B.A., Plymouth State College; Associate Dean Academic & Student Services

Breckenridge 

David Askeland, M.A., Columbia International University; B.S., Taylor University; Vice President & Campus Dean

Jennifer Besser; LPC; M.A., Denver Seminary; B.A., George Fox University; Assistant Dean of Instruction

Abby Crew, Ph.D., University of Iowa; M.A., New York University; Assistant Dean of Academic Planning, Assessment & Improvement: Curriculum Review & Innovation (college-wide)

 

Nicole Fazande, M.A., Regis University; M.A.Ed., University of Phoenix; B.S., Louisiana State University; Associate Dean of Academic & Student Services

Yuliya Lef, M.L.S., Indiana University-Bloomington; B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder; Virtual Library Director

 

Laurie Moroco, Ph.D., Duquesne University; Assistant Dean of Instruction

Carbondale

See Aspen

     

 

Chaffee County at Buena Vista

See Leadville

Dillon

Elizabeth Poulos, Ed.D., University of Denver; M.S.B.S., Colorado State University; M.S.F.A., Air Force Institute of Technology; M.B.A., Utah State University; B.S. Texas A&M University; Dean, School of Nursing, Health Sciences, Public Safety, Wellness & Outdoor Studies (college-wide)

 

 

   

Glenwood Springs

Laura Hardman, M.A., Adams State University; Assistant Dean of Instruction & Glenwood Site Administrator

 

Elizabeth Qualman, Ed.D., University of Denver; M.A., University of Colorado; Teacher Education Director

 

Maureen Stepp, M.B.A., University of Colorado; B.A., Pennsylvania State University; Assistant Dean of Instruction 

Leadville

Benjamin Cairns, M.P.A., University of Colorado-Denver; B.A. Wheaton College; Vice President & Campus Dean

Kristal Bertonneau, B.S., Fort Lewis College; Director of TRIO Student Support Services

Brooke Larson, B.A.S., Colorado Mountain College; Director of Student Life & Housing

 

Kathleen Law, M.Ed., Harvard University; B.A., Wesleyan University; Assistant Dean of Instruction

Jeremiah Johnson, M.M., University of North Texas; Assistant Dean of Instruction

Liz S. Miller, Ed.D., University of Arkansas-Little Rock; M.L.I.S., University of Denver; B.A., University of Arkansas-Little Rock; Learning Commons Director

 

Amy Smallwood, M.A., Wheaton College; B.A., Taylor University; Program Director, Wellness, Outdoor Studies & Wilderness

Evan Weatherbie, M.Ed., Grand Canyon University; B.A., The George Washington University; Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Online Learning

Karen Kaemmerling, M.A., Stephen F. Austin State University; Assistant Dean of Instruction

 

Sean Strode, M.B.A., University of Texas-Permian Basin; M.M., Northwestern University; B.M., Berklee College of Music; Assistant Dean of Instruction

 

Chris Wenger, M.A., M.B.A., Webster University; Director, Technology Training & ERP Project Manager

Rifle

Tinker Duclo, M.A., University of Colorado-Denver; B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder; Vice President & Campus Dean

Jenny Boone, M.A., B.A., Liberty University; Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

 

 

Mandie Dovey, M.B.A., University of Denver; B.S., University of Wyoming; Assistant Dean of Instruction

Jayme Goscha, M.A., University of Colorado-Denver; B.S., Colorado State University; Campus Director of Childhood Initiatives

 

Alix Knipe, M.F.A., University of Nebraska; B.A. University of Minnesota; B.A. Eckerd College; Assistant Dean of Instruction

 

Salida

Benjamin Cairns, M.P.A., University of Colorado-Denver; B.A. Wheaton College; Vice President & Campus Dean

Jaime Kruis, M.A., University of Tartu; B.A., Purdue University; A.A., Colorado Mountain College; Assistant Dean of Instruction

 

Rob Simpson, M.Ed., B.A., Azusa University; Associate Dean Academic & Student Services

 

 

Amy Stanley, M.A., Kent State University; B.A., Youngstown; Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs

Heather Exby, Ph.D., Colorado State University; M.Ed., Harvard University; B.A., Colorado College; Vice President & Campus Dean

Laurie Corwin, B.S., Central Michigan University; Director of Student Life & Housing

Stewart Curry, M.A., University of Wisconsin-Platteville; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; Program Director, CLETA

Whitney Erickson, RN, CEN; D.N.P., Walden University, M.S.N, B.S.N., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Program Director, Nursing & Chief Nursing Officer

 

Adrian Fielder, Ph.D., Northwestern University; M.A., University of Utah; B.A., Duke University; Assistant Dean of Instruction

Matt Koch, M.A., Western Colorado University; B.S., University of Northern Colorado; Director of Auxilary & Recreation

Abraham Korah, Ed.D., M.B.A., Sam Houston State University; M.L.I.S., University of North Texas; M.A., New York University; B.A., University of Northern Iowa; Director of Library Learning Commons

 

Leslie Rockey, A.A.S., Colorado Mountain College; Program & Facilities Director, Veterinary Technology

Lisa Runck, Ph.D., Adams State University; M.A., University of Michigan; B.A., University of Alaska-Fairbanks; Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Jane Szucs, M.Phil., University of Utah; M.A., Northern Arizona University; Assistant Dean of Instruction

Steamboat Springs

JC Norling, Ph.D., University of Utah; M.S.Ed., Southern Illinois University; Vice President & Campus Dean

Michelle Barnette, M.Ed., South Dakota State University; B.S., Western Oregon University; Director of Student Life & Housing

Melissa Dowd, Ed.S., Fort Hayes University; M.A., National University; B.A., Michigan State University; Assistant Dean of Instruction 

Debra Froehlich, M.S., California University of Pennsylvania; B.S., Western Illinois University; Assistant Dean of Instruction

 

Jessica Guarnero, M.S., Colorado State University Global; B.A., Florida State University; A.A.S., Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts; Dean, Isaacson School of Communication, Arts & Media (college-wide)

Chris Harnden, LPC; Ed.D., University of Denver; M.S., B.A., University of Wyoming; Program Director, Human Services

Tracy Hughes, M.S.I., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; B.Envd., University of Colorado-Boulder; Library Director

James Jones, A.A.S., Colorado Mountain College; Program Director, Trades & STEM CTE

 

Matthew Jost, M.A., University of Wyoming; Assistant Dean of Instruction

Carolyn Lawrence, M.A., Northern Michigan University; Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Johnathan Lawrence, Ph.D., Michigan Technical University; Dean, School of STEM (college-wide)

Kevin Williams, M.S., University of Missouri-Columbia; B.A., University of Missouri-Rolla; Assistant Dean of Instruction  

Vail Valley at Edwards

Marc Brennan, Ph.D., Queensland University of Technology; Vice President & Campus Dean

Amy C. Blakey, Ed.D., University of  Denver; M.A., M.A., B.A., University of Colorado-Boulder; Assistant Dean of Instruction

Amy Connerton, Ed.D., University of Denver; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University; B.A., Colorado Mesa University; A.A.S., Colorado Mountain College; Assistant Dean of Instruction

 

Ted Long, Ed.D., Argosy University; M.F.A., Miami International University of Art & Design; Assistant Dean of Instruction

Paula Hauswirth-Cummings, M.S., Kansas State University; B.S., University of Wisconsin; Associate Dean of Academic & Student Services

 

Heather O’Malley, M.A., School for International Training; B.A., Lewis and Clark University; Upward Bound Director

Katherine Osten, M.A., B.A., University of Colorado; Director of TRIO Student Support Services

CMC Board of Trustees

The CMC President is governed by a Board of Trustees. Members are:

Markey Butler, Trustee
  District 1, Pitkin County
Bob Hartzell, Trustee
  District 6, Lake County
Bob KuusinenTrustee
  District 5, Steamboat Springs
Peg Portscheller, Trustee
  District 3, West Garfield County
Chris Romer, Trustee
  District 7, Eagle County
Patty Theobald, Trustee
  District 4, Summit County Trustee
Marianne Virgili, Trustee
  District 2, East Garfield County Trustee

CMC Foundation Board of Directors

Officers

Norm Bacheldor, Chair, Basalt

Kathy Barger, Vice Chair, Carbondale

Rob LeVine, Treasurer, Vail

Sally Brands, Secretary, Rifle

Members

Esgar Acosta, Eagle

Phillips (Phil) Armstrong, Steamboat Springs

Luella Chavez D’Angelo, Summit County

Colleen Delia, Aspen

Elizabeth (Lib) Diamond, Steamboat Springs

Ursula Gross, Edwards

Roger Hennefeld, Basalt

Elaine Kelton, Vail

Heather Lindh, Leadville

Trish Shapiro, Summit County

Doug Yeakel, Leadville

Ex-Officio Directors

Carrie Besnette HauserCMC President & CEO

Kristin Heath Colon, CMC Vice President for Advancement & Foundation CEO

Merilee MaupinFormer CMC Foundation Board Chair

Bere Neas, Former CMC Foundation Board Chair

Patricia TheobaldCMC Board of Trustees Co-Liason

Marianne Virgili, CMC Board of Trustees Co-Liason

Joe Yob, Former CMC Foundation Board Chair