Celebrating John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards Recipients

The League for Innovation in the Community College congratulates the 2016 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards recipients!
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  • Lurleen B. Wallace Community College
  • Snead State Community College
    • Andrew Kilpatrick, Technician, Information Technology    photo
    • Taylor Robertson, Faculty, Biology   
    • Teresa Walker, Director , Workforce Development and Arab Instructional Site    photo, statement
    • Karen Watts, Instructor, Child Development    photo, statement
  • GateWay Community College
  • Glendale Community College
    • Mary Alpaugh, English Faculty, English Reading Journalisim    photo, statement
  • Maricopa Community Colleges
  • Mesa Community College
  • Paradise Valley Community College
    • Doug Berry, Chair , Behavioral Sciences    photo, statement
    • Carolyn Miller, Instructional Designer, Center for Teaching and Learning    photo, statement
    • Abigail Rusu , Faculty, Computer Information Science   
  • Rio Salado College
  • Scottsdale Community College
    • Sheila Brandt, Faculty Department Chair, Computer Information Systems    photo, statement
    • Paula Livingston, Director , Institutional Strategies   
    • Ron Monroig, Faculty, Computer Information Systems    photo, statement
    • Charles Silver, Director, Development    photo, statement
  • South Mountain Community College
    • Niall McCarthy, Faculty , Computer Information Systems   
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College
    • Kim Chuppa-Cornell, Library Faculty, Library, Learning Center, and Counseling    photo, statement
    • Frank Wilson, Division Chair and Faculty, Mathematics    photo, statement
  • Cerritos College
    • Robert Livingston, Professor, Business Administration    photo, statement
    • Yvette Tafoya, Assistant Director, EOPS   
    • Andrea Wittig, Executive Assistant , President`s Office    photo, statement
  • Cuyamaca College
    • Lauren Halsted Burroughs, Associate Professor, Department Chair, English    statement
    • Terrie Nichols, Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences    photo, statement
  • De Anza College
    • Erick Aragon, Counselor, Office of Outreach and Relations with Schools    photo, statement
    • Manny Dasilva, Manager, Custodial Operations    photo, statement
    • Umar Douglas, Counselor, Office of Outreach and Relations with Schools    photo, statement
    • Erika Flores, Program Coordinator, Office of Outreach and Relations with Schools    photo, statement
    • Rob Mieso, AVP, Student Services, Office of Outreach and Relations with Schools    photo, statement
    • Ambrocine Rodriguez, Administrative Assistant, Office of Outreach and Relations with Schools    photo, statement
    • Jesus Ruelas, Academic Advisor, Office of Outreach and Relations with Schools    photo, statement
    • Nubia Sanchez, School Relations Specialist, Office of Outreach and Relations with Schools    photo, statement
    • Ram Subramaniam, Instructor, Chemistry    photo, statement
  • Foothill College
    • Judy Baker, Dean, Foothill Online Learning    photo, statement
    • Anthony Cervantes, Supervisor, Admissions and Records    photo, statement
    • Samuel Connell, Faculty, Anthropology   
    • Jose Nava, Faculty, Business   
  • Grossmont College
    • Marion DeKoning, Professor, Art History    photo, statement
    • Shaun Donelson, Instructor, Administration of Justice   
  • Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
    • Nicole Conklin, Director , Campus and Parking Services    statement
  • Las Positas College
  • Long Beach City College
    • Shauna Hagemann, Counselor, Disabled Student Services    photo, statement
    • Dina Humble, Dean, School of Social Sciences and Arts    photo, statement
    • Sonia Verduzco, Enrollment Specialist, Counseling and Student Support Services   
  • Gulf Coast State College
    • Barbara Austin, Director, Academic Advising and Success    photo, statement
    • Melissa Bois, Executive Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs    photo
    • Vicki Bynum, Assistant Coordinator, Sonography    photo, statement
    • Amber Coker, Analyst, Institutional Research    photo
    • Emmanuel Hernandez, Assistant Professor, Business and Technology    statement
    • Sharon Todd, Dean, Enrollment Services    photo, statement
  • Santa Fe College
    • Mike Christy, Senior Mover, Facilities Services   
    • Julie Crosby, Coordinator, UF@SF Academic Resource Center    photo, statement
    • Rabecca Hall, Client Services, Financial Aid    photo, statement
    • Alora Haynes, Department Chair, Fine Arts    photo, statement
    • Dan Rodkin, Associate Vice President, Student Affairs    photo, statement
    • Sharon Whitcraft, Director, Allied Health Programs   
  • Tallahassee Community College
    • Amy Gaughf, College Admissions Recruited, Admission and Records    photo, statement
    • Kimberly Moore, Vice President, Workforce Development    photo, statement
    • Lei Wang, Associate Vice President, Insitutional Effectiveness, Institutional Research and Planning    photo, statement
  • Valencia College
  • Moraine Valley Community College
    • Sheryl Bundy, Associate Professor, Communications, Literature    photo, statement
    • Pamela Haney, Vice President, Academic Affairs    photo, statement
    • Lampros Tzimas, Instructor, Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management    photo, statement
  • Wilbur Wright College
    • Luz-Maritza Cordero, Associate Professor, Social Sciences    photo, statement
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Hawkeye Community College
    • Tracy Grandy, Professor, Academic Affairs   
    • Robin Knight, Coordinator, Veterans Services    photo, statement
    • Patrick Malloy, Associate Professor, Academic Affairs   
  • Butler Community College
  • Johnson County Community College
  • Neosho County Community College
    • Jennifer Daisy, Director, Financial Aid   
    • Luka Kapkiai, Division Chair, Applied Science    photo, statement
  • Wichita Area Technical College
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College
    • Sherita Clark, Coach, Success Center   
    • Janel Doyle, Professor, Business   
    • James McCaslin, Vice President , Outreach and Community Development   
  • SOWELA Technical Community College
    • Racheal Bilbo, Instructor, School of Nursing and Allied Health   
    • Christine Collins, Director, Student Support Services    photo, statement
    • Aaron Goodman, Instructor, School of Business and Applied Technology   
  • Allegany College of Maryland
    • John Bone, Assistant Professor, Multimedia Technology    photo, statement
    • Marsha Clauson, Administrative Secretary, Business, Economics, Computer Technology and Multimedia Technology    photo, statement
    • Scott Harrah, Associate Dean, Institutional Effectiveness, Research and Planning    photo, statement
  • Anne Arundel Community College
  • College of Southern Maryland
    • Ellen Flowers-Fields, Regional Director, Small Business Development Center, Division of Continuing Education and Workforce    photo, statement
    • Richard Siciliano, Professor, Languages and Literature    photo, statement
  • Delta College
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Mott Community College
  • Schoolcraft College
  • Normandale Community College
    • Corrinne Bedecarre, Faculty, Philosophy   
    • Patrick Bonnie, Faculty, Anthropology    statement
    • Vicki Erdmann, Faculty, Nutrition and Dietetics   
    • Reena Kothari Arslan, Faculty, Mathematics    photo, statement
  • St. Louis Community College
  • State Fair Community College
  • Helena College University of Montana
  • Central Community College
New Jersey
  • Bergen Community College
    • Thomas LaPointe, Director, Center for Peace, Justice and Reconciliation    photo, statement
  • Union County College
New Mexico
  • New Mexico State University - Alamogordo
    • Gregory Hillis, Director, Institutional Research   
  • Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
    • Danielle Lansing, Instructor, Early Childhood Education   
North Carolina
  • Central Piedmont Community College
    • Tony Beatty, Instructor, Health and Human Services    photo, statement
    • Jeri Guido, Program Chair, Criminal Justice   
  • Isothermal Community College
    • Vanessa Capps, Registrar, Student Services    photo, statement
    • Ashley Day, Instructor, Arts and Sciences    photo, statement
    • Sarah Kilgo, Instructor, Business Sciences    photo, statement
    • Alice McCluney, Instructor, Health and Public Services    photo, statement
    • Adam Petit, Instructor, Academic Development   
    • Loreen Smith, Instructor, Arts and Sciences    photo, statement
    • Pat Wall, Instructor, Business Sciences    photo, statement
    • Brett Watson, Instructor, Arts and Sciences   
  • Central Ohio Technical College
    • Brian Boehmer, Superintendent of Facilities and Support Services, Facilities, Grounds and Maintenance   
    • Connie Philips, Associate Professor, Computer Information Technology    photo, statement
    • Matt Russo, Assistant Professor, Culinary Science   
  • Cuyahoga Community College
  • Sinclair Community College
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
    • Jalynda Bailey, Financial Analyst, Purchasing   
    • Donna Glass, Instructor, School of Arts and Sciences    photo, statement
    • Rendi Glass, Director, Assessment and Testing   
  • Mt. Hood Community College
    • Naomi Abrahams, Faculty Instructor , Sociology   
    • Laura Kutner, Tutor, Adult Basic Skills   
    • Kevin Lambert, Faculty Instructor , Music, Choral   
    • Susan Spencer, Faculty Instructor , Anatomy and Physiology   
    • Julie Vawser, Adviser, Adult Basic Skills   
  • Portland Community College
    • Tammy Billick, Dean, Student Affairs    photo, statement
    • Lee Collins, Faculty, Physics, Southeast Campus    photo, statement
    • Linda Fergusson-Kolmes, Faculty, Biology, Sylvania Campus    photo, statement
    • Sarah Gaskins, Faculty, Music, Sonic Arts, Cascade Campus   
    • Marc Goldberg, Associate Vice President, Workforce and Community Education   
    • Laura Horani, Faculty, ESOL, Southeast Campus    photo, statement
    • Bryan Hull, Faculty, English Composition, Sylvania Campus    photo, statement
    • Joanna Sullivan, Faculty, ESOL, Rock Creek Campus    photo
    • Fidelia Twenge-Jinings, Faculty, ESOL, Rock Creek Campus   
    • Robert Victorino, Academic Professional, Emergency Medical Services, Cascade Campus   
  • Rogue Community College
    • Brooke McDermid , Dean, Student Success, Student Services    photo, statement
    • Teresa Rivenes , Dean, School of Arts and Technology, Instructional Services    photo, statement
    • Julie Rossi, Director, Adult Basic Skills and Individualized Career Training    photo, statement
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College
  • Montgomery County Community College
    • Deborah Greenspan, Associate Professor, Psychology   
    • Joseph Mancini, Executive Director , Information Technology   
    • Diane McDonald, Assistant Professor, English   
South Carolina
  • Midlands Technical College
    • Cliff Barrineau, Faculty, Math   
    • Holly Beard, Faculty, Social and Behavioral Sciences   
    • Floyd Bowles, Program Coordinator, Engineering Technology   
    • Deborah Carson, Lab Coordinator, Nursing   
    • Lee Craig, Faculty, Science   
    • Robert Gilmer, Faculty, Humanities   
    • Rhonda Grego, Faculty, English   
    • Mary Hendrix, Faculty, Health Science   
    • Sharon May, Faculty, Developmental Studies   
    • Bill McSorley, Program Director, Business and Public Service   
    • Valerie Miller, Faculty, Information Systems Technology   
    • Stanley Oswald, Program Coordinator, Industrial Technologies   
  • Northeast State Community College
    • Dottie Corey, Personnel Assistant, Human Resources   
    • Tempi Hale, Associate Professor, English   
    • Jennifer Starling, Dean, Enrollment Management   
  • Pellissippi State Community College
    • Jennifer Brickey, Assistant Professor, Art    photo, statement
    • Janet Cope, Front Office Assistant, Student Affairs, Blount County Campus   
    • Christie Cunningham, Instructor, Natural and Behavioral Sciences    photo, statement
    • Robyn James, Adjunct Professor, Music    photo, statement
    • Nadia Keyes, Manager , Financial Aid    photo, statement
    • Gitti Negahban , Associate Professor, Business and Computer Technology   
    • Melanie Paradise, Director , Admissions and Records   
    • Donna Pasternak, Functional Support Technician, Budget and Finance, Payroll    statement
    • Jason "JJ" Patterson, Computer Technician, Information, Network and Technical Services   
    • Richard "Dick" Smelser, Director , Financial Aid    photo, statement
  • Alvin Community College
  • Austin Community College District
    • Mario Aguilar, Adjunct Professor, Paralegal, Management, Real Estate    photo, statement
    • Robert Blodgett, Professor, Geology    photo, statement
    • Kelle Howard, Associate Professor, Nursing    statement
    • Linda Smarzik, Dean, Computer Studies and Advanced Technology   
    • Stacey Thompson Stover, Professor, English, Developmental Writing   
    • Neil Vickers, Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration   
  • DCCCD - Eastfield College
    • Linda Angelbeck, Cashier, Business Office   
    • Cherrender Brown, Adjunct Faculty, Math   
    • Mary Forrest, Faculty , Arts and Communications   
    • Megan Horlander, Librarian II, Library   
    • Larry Jefferson, Service Learning Coordinator, Student Enrollment and Retention   
    • Larissa Pierce, Faculty, English   
    • Mike Walker, Executive Dean, Social Sciences   
  • DCCCD - El Centro College
    • Taihe Deng, Faculty, STEM   
    • Elizabeth Goulding, Adjunct Faculty, STEM   
    • Jeremy McClelland, Director, Facilities Services   
    • Robert Reyes, Director, College Programs, Student Support    photo, statement
  • DCCCD - North Lake College
    • Gemmy Allen, Faculty, Business and Technology   
    • Monica Atwell, Senior Coordinator , Science Learning Center   
    • Matthew Dempsey, Associcate Dean, Math and Natural Science   
    • Malcolm Frierson, Faculty, History   
    • Brandi Harris, Faculty, English   
    • Michelle Meyer, Faculty, Speech   
    • Brandon Morton, Sustainability Project Coordinator, Business Affairs   
    • Yolanda Romero, Faculty, History   
    • Peggy Sindelar, Director, Decision Support and Analytics   
    • Roy Vu, Faculty, History   
  • Galveston College
    • Jose Garcia, Maintenance Foreperson, Facilities and Security   
    • Liz Lazy, Program Coordinator, Drama, Visual and Performing Arts   
    • John Nelson, Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice   
    • Ana Sanchez, Associate Professor, Physical Sciences   
    • Jason Smith, Network Administrator, Information Technology   
    • Christa Staub, Administrative Assistant, Nursing   
  • Houston Community College System
    • Jimmy Adams, Dean, Media Arts and Technology    photo, statement
    • Ravi Brahmbhatt, Director, Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship   
    • Joanna Kile, Executive Director, Transformation   
  • Lee College
    • Tracy Allen, Division Chair and Director, Nursing    photo, statement
    • Debi Jordan, Vice President, Workforce and Corporate Partnerships   
    • Donna Price-Zuniga, Dean, Huntsville Center    photo, statement
  • Lone Star College System
  • National American University - Roueche Graduate Center
    • Aaron Dodds, Support Analyst, Information Technology    photo
  • Navarro College
  • Northeast Lakeview College
    • Brittany Chozinski, Assistant Professor , Social Science   
    • Angela Hager, Assistant Professor , English and Education    photo, statement
  • Tarrant County College District
    • Kenneth Drake, Associate Professor , Chemistry, NE Campus   
    • John Opalach, Instructional Associate, Chemistry, NE Campus   
    • Sara Reed, Assistant Professor, History, NE Campus   
    • Shewanda Riley, Assistant Professor , English, NE Campus    photo, statement
    • Linda Wright, Dean, Business and Social Sciences Division, NE Campus   
  • Virginia Community College System
    • Gareth Bromser-Kloeden, IT Specialist, Office of Professional Development    photo, statement
    • Sandy Gharib, Coordinator, Professional Development    photo, statement
    • Nancy Harris, Programs Manager, Office of Professional Development    statement
    • Abigail Stonerock, Director , Faculty Development    photo, statement
  • North Seattle College
    • Samantha Dolan, Faculty Program Coordinator , Early Childhood Education    photo, statement
    • Kelda Martensen, Faculty Program Coordinator, Art    photo, statement
  • Pierce College - WA
    • Tiffanie Maule, Assistant Professor, Business Information Technology    photo, statement
  • Gateway Community and Technical College
    • Amy Carrino, Dean, Business, IT and Professional Studies Division   
    • Chelsea Law, Instructor, Developmental Math    photo, statement
    • Kerri McKenna, Director, Teach and Learning   
    • Michael Riley, Instructor, Business Administration Systems   
    • Charles Warburton, Associate Professor, Mathematics   
  • DCCCD - Cedar Valley College
  • San Jacinto College District
  • Wallace State Community College
  • St. Petersburg College
    • Patrick Booth, Director , Online Services   
    • Kimberly Jackson, Academic Chair, Social Sciences    photo, statement
    • Chad Mairn, Librarian, Learning Resources    photo, statement
    • Laura Malave, Academic Chair, Computer and Information Technology   
    • David Monroe, Academic Chair, Ethics    statement
    • Anne Ryan, Assitant Professor, Education   
  • Carl Sandburg College
    • James Hutchings, Coordinator of Music/Study Abroad and Honors Coordinator, Humanities, Fine Arts    photo, statement
  • Elgin Community College
    • Chalyce Deterding, Assistant Professor , Mathematics   
    • Michelle Kelty, Adjunct Faculty, ABE   
    • David Lawrence, Adjunct Faculty, Math   
    • William Pelz, Professor, History and Political Science    photo, statement
    • Patrick Stewart, Assistant Professor , Culinary Arts and Hospitality   
  • Iowa Western Community College
    • Elizabeth Duncan, Professor, Speech, Spanish, ESL and Philosophy    photo, statement
    • Jamie Halverson, Professor, Speech, Spanish, ESL and Philosophy    photo, statement
  • Bossier Parish Community College
    • Wesley Bange, Senior Systems Analyst, Computer Services   
    • Abby Benzinger , Coordinator, Innovative Learning    photo, statement
    • Brenda Brantley, Dean, Learning Resouces    statement
    • Toni Brown, Administrative Coordinator, Academic Advising Center    statement
    • Carolyn Burroughs, Dean, Science, Nursing, and Allied Health   
    • Dan Cain, Program Director, Criminal Justice    photo, statement
    • Linda "Missy" Duncan, Instructor, Liberal Arts    photo, statement
    • Michelle Grant, Professor, Business   
    • Sandra Guy, Administrative Coordinator, Grants and External Funding    photo, statement
    • Debra Harmon, System Librarian, Learning Resources    statement
    • Marjoree Harper, Director, Student Life   
    • Russell Johnson, Support Technician, Educational Technology    photo, statement
    • Mark Jusselin, Director , Construction Technology and Management Program    statement
    • Mary Myers, Assistant Director , Finanacial Aid   
    • Jonathon Offutt, Instructor, Communication and Performing Arts   
    • Leonard Osborne, Associate Professor, Business   
    • Sierra Pearce, Administrative Assistant, Behavioral-Social Sciences and College Transition    statement
    • Linda Stark, Administrative Assistant, Science, Nursing, and Allied Health    photo, statement
    • Lisa Wargo, Dean, Workforce and Continuing Education   
    • Constance Winter, Program Director, Medical Assistant   
  • Howard Community College
  • The Community College of Baltimore County
    • Jane Mattes, Professor, Wellness, Behavioral, and Social Sciences    photo, statement
  • Wayne County Community College District
New York
  • Monroe Community College
    • Jason Flack, Assistant Professor, Visual and Performing Arts    photo, statement
North Carolina
  • Wake Technical Community College
  • Luzerne County Community College
    • Jeffrey Schultz, Associate Professor, Social Science, History   
South Dakota
    • Terri Clark, Adjunct Instructor, Nursing   
    • Amanda Eaton, Adjunct Instructor, English   
    • Diane Heinemann, Adjunct Instructor, Mathematics   
    • Ryan Jenkins, Adjunct Instructor, Accounting   
    • Carla-Elaine Johnson, Professor, Communications Studies   
    • Pauline Phillips, Adjunct Instructor, Therapeutic Massage   
    • Beatriz Rossman, Adjunct Instructor, Criminal Justice   
    • Amy Shaw-Valentin, Adjunct Instructor, Pharmacy   
    • Cindy Skaggs, Adjunct Instructor, English   
    • Benjamin Straight, Adjunct Instructor, Criminal Justice    photo, statement
    • Patricia Weiss, Adjunct Instructor, College and Career Success   
  • DCCCD - Brookhaven College
    • Betty Mehling, Adjunct Faculty, Social Science Division    photo, statement
    • Lee Sneath, Adjunct Faculty, Workforce and Continuing Education   
  • DCCCD - Richland College
    • Susan Arnold, Administrative Assistant, Lakeside Resource Center    photo, statement
    • Garth Clayton, Dean, Resource Development, Constituent Relations and Compliance   
    • Charles Coldewey, Adjunct Faculty, Art, ACCESS Center   
    • Greg Elkins, Specialist, College Staff Development, Thunderwater Organizational Learning Institute   
    • Isaias Gallardo, Film Maker, College Communications and Marketing   
    • Belen Garcia, Administrative Clerk, ACCESS Center   
    • Craig Hinkle, Principal, Richland Collegiate High School   
    • Dee Hobson, Faculty, Business Office Systems and Support,School of Business   
    • Babs King, Instructor, ESL, Continuing Education   
    • Marian Lefeld, Faculty, Art   
    • Derrick Logozzo, Director , Instrumental Music   
    • Vicki Mayhan, Faculty, Art   
    • Mark Murray, Web Developer and Programmer II, College Communications and Marketing   
    • Melba Northum, Adjunct Faculty, Art   
    • Jen Rose, Faculty, Ceramics   
    • Gina Sawyer, Faculty, Dance   
    • Clive Siegle, Faculty, History   
    • John Spriggins, Gallery Coordinator, School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts   
    • Latrenda Thomas, Director , Test Center   
  • Midland College
    • Stacy Egan, Assistant Professor , English    photo, statement
    • Michael Fields, Program Chair, Cosmetology   
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
    • Mary Bessett, Instructor, Nursing   
    • Sheila Gross-Rogers, Instructor, Dental Hygiene    photo, statement
    • Shawn Jensen, Instructor, ELL, Career Pathways Bridge    photo, statement
    • Joel McClung, Instructor, Auto Collision Repair Refinish    photo, statement
    • Beth Pless, Instructor, Paralegal   
    • Jo Scott, Instructor, Pathways Academic Success    statement
    • Andy Tigert, Instructor, Sociology, General Studies    photo, statement
    • Melissa Wilke, Instructor, Communication Skills, General Studies    photo, statement
  • Institute of Technical Education
    • Chee Kiat Oh, Senior Lecturer, Mentor, Information Technology    photo, statement
  • Kirkwood Community College
    • Samantha Hench, Assistant Professor, Business and Information Technology    photo, statement
    • Emily Logan, Assistant Professor, Social Science    photo, statement
    • Jed Peterson, Professor, Distance Learning   
    • Jody Weigel, Program Coordinator, Social Science    photo, statement
Ontario, Canada
  • Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
    • Steve Bang, Faculty, Business    photo, statement
    • Judy Charles, Faculty, School of Media Studies and Information Technology   
    • Cheryl Francis-Nurse, Program Coordinator, School of Applied Technology    photo, statement
    • Nick Palazzo, Program Coordinator, Electrical Apprentice   
    • John Stilla, Program Coordinator, Remedial and Developmental English   
    • Louise Zimanyi, Faculty, School of Health Sciences    photo, statement
    • Julie Zomparelli, Program Coordinator, Tourism Management    photo, statement

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