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College Administration & Faculty‌

L. Nathan ClarkPresident
Robert McLaughlinAcademic Dean/Education Director
Maria ClarkDirector of Admissions
Eric CadenheadDirector of Financial Aid
Cindia GonzalezDirector of Career Services
Jennifer DossBusiness Manager
Cynthia ZunoStudent Success Advisor

Evening Education Supervisor

Lori Hoffman

Masters Degree in Education Student Affairs - Grand Canyon University
Masters in Business Administration – Morrison University
Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Morrison University
Certified Coding Assistant – CCA

Full-time General Education Instructors

Mike White

Full time General Education Instructor
ABD Anthropology, U of CA, San Diego, CA
MA Psychological Anthropology, U of CA , San Diego, CA BS Psychology, Merced College, CA

Janet Bierman BSEd, CPhT

Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies – Grand Canyon University

Part-time General Education Instructors

Cynthia Zuno

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Grand Canyon University
Certified Leadership Coach – John Maxwell
6 Years of Experience in Health Management
Licensed Life and Health Insurance Producer

HVAC/R Service Technician

Department Chair

Darrell Easely

30 Years in HVAC/R Contracting
12 Years as Vocational Instructor
6 Years as in the Welding Industry
Nevada Contractors License for Commercial Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning Authorized OSHA Safety Trainer
Certified Safety and Health Professional
California Teaching Credential

Full-time HVAC/R Service Technician Instructors

Chris Adams-Easkold

12 years HVAC/R experience.
EPA Certificate – Type I & II
HVAC certification

Junior Rosado

25 Years of HVAC experience.
EPA, CPO, OSHA 30 Certification

Welding and Fabrication

Department Chair

Christian Stradley

AAS of Welding Technologies
5 years of welding and Fabrication experience
3G SMAW qualified, 3G FCAW qualified welder
OSHA10, MSHA40, forklift operator, overhead crane certified, first aid certified, and Torchmate CAD operator.

Full Time Welding and Fabrication Instructors

Ray Brown

30 years welding and fabrication experience
Qualifications GTAW 6G 2” 3/4” and 1”
1F and 1G stainless 1F aluminum
First aid and AED certified
Overhead crane
OSHA 10/30 hour trained

Matt Van Elzen

30yrs + in the Construction industry
6G ASME qualified pipe welder and tube welder
Journeyman Pipefitter NCCER+
Qualified on Stick-Tig-Mig-FCAW
First aid and AED certified.
CPR certified.

Artie L. Osborne

20 years welder/fabricator experience
U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant
U.S.M.C. Triple Distinguished

Joshua Lawler

Five years welding experience.

Josh Moore

10+years welding/fabrication experience
6g GTAW Qualification
Forklift operator, overhead crane qualified, press break qualified and well-rounded in shop machinery and procedures.

Part-Time Welding and Fabrication Instructors

Cody Knoll

Former Ironworker Foreman with 7 years’ experience in welding and fabrication.

Industrial Electronic Technology

Full-time Industrial Electronic Technology

John Tucker

AAS in Electronics Engineering Technology.
25 Years in experience in electronics, networking, repair, testing, design, and manufacturing.
OSHA-10, IPC-160 certification, welding certification, telecommunications certifications, 3d design and animation, first aid certification.

Riley Smith

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics
Former Coast Guard with experience in server technology, battery systems, and UAV prototype assembly.

Part-time Industrial Electronics instructors

Raymond Hanson

Bachelor's Degree Business Major Eastern Illinois University
Associates degree Business Major Shasta College
Avionics Electronics Technician F4, F111, C5A, C130, C123
Certified Electronics Technician IL 247
30 years of Technical and Manufacturing management experience at IBM
5 years Global Technical Services Manager Arrow Electronics

Thomas Williams

Associates of Occupational Studies in Industrial Electronic Technology
Six years industry experience
Two years' experience managing High Voltage Power Supply department
IPC Soldering Certification

Information Technology Specialist

Department Chair

Dr. Michael Gideon

BS in Electronic Engineering - DeVry Institute of Technology
MS in Information Technology / Security – Kaplan University
Ph.D. in Information Technology candidate – Capella University
Certified Online Instructor
Certified Computer Forensics Examiner
27+ years technical experience with over 15 years in higher education

Full-time Information Technology Specialist Instructors

Chris Curtis

Associate of Occupational Studies, Career College of Northern Nevada
A+, Network+, Security+ Certifications
Cisco Certified Entry-Level Network Technician
Cisco Certified Network Associate

Jameson Smith, CVA

18 years Information Technology Administrator and Security Professional
U.S. Army Leadership and Development Instructor
Associates in Information Technology
CompTIA A+CE, VMware Workforce Mobility, Microsoft
Certified Software Associate, Cisco Certified Network Associate.
State of Nevada IT Manager, Computer Information Officer
(CIO), MSP Project Manager, Cybersecurity Professional, IT Systems and Network Administrator

Part-time Information Technology Specialist Instructor

Dennis Przybyla

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science – UNR
15 Years of Experience

Michael Smith

Master of Science Information Technology Management
Bachelor of Science Computer Science
Certified associate in project management - CAPM
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate - MCSA
Nevada Information Security Professional - NISP
CompTIA Server+
12 Years of experience in IT

Medical Assistant

Department Chair

Carla Bennett - RMA

Doctorate of Literature - Salt Lake Baptist College
Master of Theology - Salt Lake Baptist College
Bachelor of Science, Psychology - University of Nevada Las Vegas
Medical Assistant - Career College of Northern Nevada

Full-time Medical Assistant Instructors

Yesenia Moran-Cristales AA

BLS Certified
4+ years Medical Assistant Experience
12 years Teacher Assistant III/Co-Teaching SPED & SIP
programs with Washoe County School District

Kymberly Villeda, CMA

Medical Assistant – Regional Occupational Program, California
16 years of experience in front and back office medical office.

Crystal Munoz

Associate Degree, Medical Assistant, CCNN 2010
Registered Medical Assistant
BLS Certified
13 years Medical Assistant experience

Health Information Management

Department Chair

Gaylene Gott-Anderson

35 years in field experience
BSN, RMA, ABM, AHS, Six Sigma White Belt, CHEP, AHI
11 years Medical Billing Experience
Nursing/Medical Assisting in private practice hospital facility.
Pending CCA, RHIT

Full-time Health Information Management Instructors

Stacy Moore

16 + years of Healthcare/Health Information Management.
Notary Public
AHIOS certified in Release of Information.
Truckee Meadows Community College-Phlebotomy
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Truckee Meadows Community College
ICD-9 Truckee Meadows Community College

Drina Gaytan

AAS Health Information Management
10 years of clinical experience
5 years of surgery coding.

Part-time Health Information Management Instructors

Andrea Eustaquio

Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Administration
7 years Medical HIM and Coding experience
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)