Personnel

Faculty

Nella B. Anderson (1998) Professor of Teacher Education; Director of the Teacher Education Program. B.S., Texas Tech University; M.Ed., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Houston.
John F. Lucido (2007) Assistant Professor of Communication; B.A. Humboldt State University; M.F.A., University of North Carolina–Greensboro.
Teresa Milbrodt (2008) Assistant Professor of English; B.A., M.F.A., M.A., Bowling Green State University
Mark D. Todd (1988) Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Eastern New Mexico University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University.
Terri L. Wenzlaff (1996) Professor of Teacher Education; Associate Vice President for  Graduate Studies.  B.A., Dakota State University; M.A., Ed.D., University of South Dakota.

NOTE: Dates indicate first year of employment at Western State College of Colorado.

Administration

Jay W. Helman (1989) President; Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Science. B.A., University of Santa Clara; M.A., California State University–Sonoma; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

W. Bradley Baca (2002) Vice President for Finance and Administration.  B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., University of Colorado.
Thomas F. Burggraf (1997) Vice President for Institutional Advancement. B.F.A., Tulane University.
Teddi A. Joyce (2009) Vice President for Enrollment Management. B.A., Butler University; M.A., The University of Debuque; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.
Gary C. Pierson (1998)  Vice President for Student Affairs. B.A., M.A., Adams State College.
Jessica R. Young (1995) Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs; Associate Professor of Biology. B.A., University of California–San Diego; Ph.D., Purdue University. 

Michael J. Aimone (2010) Interim Assistant Football Coach. B.S., Chadron State College.
Timothy L. Albers (2000) Director of Admissions and Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services. B.S., Colorado School of Mines.
Noor D. Al-Hemyari (2011) Senior Systems Admininstrator. B.S., Baghdad University, Baghdad, Iraq.
Mary E. Allen (1981) Associate Director of Admissions. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Julian Assibey (2010) Interim Women's Basketball Coach. B.S., William Penn University.
Karen M. Ast (2009) Admissions Counselor. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Katie G. Bainbridge (2010) Western Responsible Alcohol Partnership Project Coordinator. B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.S., Oklahoma State University.
Jaskaran S. Bains (2010) Interim Assistant Football Coach. B.S., California State University–Fresno; M.S., Chadron State College.
Jennifer M. Bjornstad (1998) Disability Services Coordinator. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Molly Bolyard (2006) Assets Accountant. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Erica S. Boucher (2008) Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Chris R. Bradford (2009) Head Track and Field Coach. B.S., Elmhurst College.
Bradley D. Branam (2009) Technical Director/Theatre.  B.A., Luther College, M.F.A., University of Missouri–Kansas City.
Marques J. Bravo (2010) Interim Alumni Relations Outreach Associate. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Laurel M. Butcher (2008) Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Anthony T. Case (2011) Interim Assistant Football Coach. B.A., Adams State College. M.S., Chadron State College.
Debra A. Clark (2007) Registrar.  B.P.S., Granite State College.
Sarah D. Coleman (2009) Residence Hall Director. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Madelyn A. Curry (2011) Escalante Fitness Center Manager. B.F.A., University of Kansas.
Sandra L. Dowis (1976) Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs.  B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
William D. Dowis (1978) Interim Chief Student Financial Services Counselor. A.A.S., Northeastern Junior College.
Douglas L. Driver (2009) Director of Institutional Research.  B.A., M.L.S., University of Alabama.
Jennifer R. Drumm (2010) Director for the Academic Resource Center. B.S., University of Rhode Island; M.A. University of Connecticut.
Shannon C. H. Eagles (2009)  Technical Services Librarian. B.A., Portland State University; M.L.I.S., McGill University.
Eric Escalante (2006) Head Access Services Librarian.  B.A., Northern Arizona University.
Carolyn R. Esquibel (1992) Associate Director of Financial Aid. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Julie S. Feier (2010) Associate Vice President for Finance and Adminstration. B.A., Western State College of Colorado. M.A., Southern Illinios University.
Kimberly E. Gailey (2003)  Director of Human Resources.  B.S., University of Oklahoma.
Garrison L. Garica (2010) Interim Admisssions Counselor. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Nancy V. Gauss (1992) Director of Library Servcies. B.A., Goucher College; M.A., University of Denver.
Mariah G. Green (2006) Career and Academic Advisor. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
C. Scott Groom (1989) NCAA Compliance Coordinator; Assistant Athletic Director.  B.A., Eastern Illinois University; M.A., Western State College of Colorado.
John A. Gunning (1996)  Accountant-Payroll/Liabilities.  B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Susan G. Hanny (2008) Program and Advising Coordinator.  B.F.A., University of Oklahoma.
Janna J. Hansen (2005) Director of Wilderness Pursuits, Wilderness Based Orientation and Escalante Fitness Center. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Roberta K. Harper (1991) Accountant - Assets and Grants. B.S.C., Ohio State University; B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Teri S. Haus (1998) Bookstore Manager. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Ginny R. Hayes (2006) Graduation Analyst.  B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Celeste M. Helminski (2004) Executive Assistant to the President. B.A., Indiana University.
Deborah L. Hindi (2007) Assistant Bookstore Manager. B.S., Colorado State University.
Tara L. Holmes (2004) Assistant Director of Admissions.  B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Keya L. Horiuchi (2010) Financial Aid Counselor. B.A., Fort Lewis College.
Deborah L. Hoskins (1998) Director of Annual and Special Gifts. B.A., University of Houston.
Sandra Hudson (2009) Registration Specialist. B.A., Michigan State University.
Shelley C. Jansen (1999) Associate Vice President for Student Affiars/Director of Campus Life and Orientation. B.A., M.S., University of Wisconsin–LaCrosse.
Marilyn Kaiser (1980) Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Finance and Administration.  B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Edward A. Klein (2011) Director of Residence Life. B.S., Keene State College; M.A., Michigan State University. Tracey L. Koehler (2008) Director of Public Relations and Communications.  B.A., Northern Illinois University.
Nathan P. Kubes (2010) Interim Directory of Campus Security. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Marilyn Laverty (2008) Director of the Small Business Development Center.  B.S., University of Denver.
Kelly F. Ledwith (2011) Interim Assistant Football Coach. B.A., California State University-Fresno.
Daniel C. Leeworthy (2010) Interim Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. B.A., Brigham Young University–Hawaii; M.S., Ohio University.
Yuriy D. Litvinski (2010) Interim Assistant Track Coach; Assistant Escalante Fitness Center Program Coordinator. B.A, University of Northern Iowa; M.S., University of Central Missouri.
Kristin M. Livingston (2006) Program Coordinator for Conference Services. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Patricia A. Love (2009) Contract Administrator. B.A., Miami University; M.B.A., J.D., University of Kansas–Lawrence.
Chris Luekenga (2010) Western Responsible Alcohol Partnership Judicial Coordinator.  B.A., Anderson College; M.A., Trinity Theological Seminary.
Aaron M. MacLennan (1994) Assistant Director of Enterprise Information Systems.    B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
John R. Mahoney (2010) Mountaineer Card Office and Special Programs Coordinator. B.S., Montana State University.
Jerry D. Martinez (2010) Director of Financial Aid. B.S., Metropolitan State College of Denver.
Ryan D. McDonough (2011) Interim Assistant Football Coach. B.A., Simpson College; M.A., Chadron State College.
Jennifer L. Michel (2004) Head Cross-Country Coach. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Paul L. Morgan (2008) Director of Facilities Services. B.A., Glassboro State College; M.A., University of Colorado–Denver.
Katherine M. Moskowitz (2008) Head Volleyball Coach.  B.A., Black Hills State University; M.A., Adams State College.
Michael W. Moskowitz (2008) Head Men’s Basketball Coach.  B.A., M.A., Adams State College.
Don L. Mundell (1991) Head Athletic Trainer. B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.Ed., Colorado State University.
Kevin A. Nelson (1999) Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Business Administration. B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.
Layne M. Nelson (1992) Director of Extended Studies. B.S., Miami University; M.B.A., University of Southern California.
William L. Niemi (1997) Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Politics and Government. B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz; M.A., University of California-Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles.
Kate E. Osborne (2010) Network Administration. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Evan L. Oglevie (2009) Residence Hall Director. B.A., Colorado State University.
Sara Phillips (2008) Assistant Director of Campus Life.  B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.U.R.P., University of Colorado–Denver.
Janine K. Pleau (2006) Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.A., Fort Lewis College.
Megan A. Powell (2006) Assistant Athletic Director; Senior Women’s Administrator. B.S., Slippery Rock University.
Jerrilyn K. Puralewski (2007) IT Customer Support Coordinator.  B.A., University of Michigan–Ann Arbor.
Carrie L. Reinecke (2010) Registration Specialist. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Thornton Reese (2007)  Director of Procurement and Contracts. B.A., Western State College of Colorado; J.S. Western State University, College of Law.
Charles R. Remy (2010) Electonic Resource Librarian. B.A., Elon University ; MSLIS, Simmons College.
Chad A. Robinson (2002) Director of Computing, Media, and Telecommunications. B.S., University of Michigan–Ann Arbor.
Sally Jo Romero (1996) Coordinator of Multicultural Affairs. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Rodney A. Russell (1988) Director of Accounting.  B.S., Ball State University.
Stephanie M. Ruybal (2008) Admissions Counselor.  B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Larry R. Sheret (2008) Public Services/Information Literacy Librarian. B.A., M.A., University of Arizona.
Christopher W. Trammell (2007) Interim Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach.  B.A., University of North Texas.
Latricia R. Trammel (2007) Head Women’s Basketball Coach. B.S., East Central University.
Melissa P. Tucker (2008) Interim Assistant Volleyball Coach.  B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Miles C. Van Hee (1993) Head Wrestling Coach. B.A., Western State College of Colorado; M.A., University of Northern Colorado.
Tonya Z. Van Hee (1991) Director of Alumni Relations. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Jared W. Verner (2009) Sports Information Director. B.S., M.S., Northwest Missouri State University.
R. Greg Waggoner (1985) Director of Intercollegiate Athletics; Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Science.
B.A., M.A., Western State College of Colorado; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado.
Kyle W. Waller (2010) Financial Aid Counselor. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Ann E. Wegert (1986) Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. B.A., Western State College of Colorado.
Janice E. Welborn (1997) Director of Sponsored Programs and Grants. B.A., Long Beach State University.
Terri L. Wenzlaff (1996) Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Teacher Education. B.A., Dakota State University; M.A., Ed.D., University of South Dakota.
Svea E. Whiting (1999) Conference Services and College Center Director. B.S., Colorado State University.
Tiffanie L. Wick (2007) Interim Public Services Librarian–References. B.A. Western State College of Colorado.