Faculty and Staff Directory

Board of Education  …….. President
Leadership Team Professional Staff
Full-Time Faculty Adjunct Faculty
Corporate Education Center Support Staff
Board of Education

Mr. Matthew Stephens
2nd Vice President, Area 1

Mrs. Sheryl Kirkeby
Board Member, Area 2

Mr. Dave Davis
1st Vice President, Area 3

Mr. Jim Hansen
President, Area 4

Mr. Ed McLaughlin
Board Member, Area 5

Mr. Jeff Nelsen
Board Member, Area 6

Ms. Kate Thomas
Board Member, Area 7

Dr. Timothy M. Mitchell
Superintendent, Rapid City Area Schools

President

Ann_Bolman_RDr. Ann Bolman
B.A., Texas A&I University; M.A., Texas A&I University; Ed.D., Texas A&M University
(605) 718-2401

Administrators

Heidi_Anderson_LHeidi Anderson, Vice President for Finance and Operations
A.A.S., Western Dakota Technical Institute; B.A., Chadron State College; M.B.A., Chadron State College
(605) 718-2403

Steve_Buchholz_R2Steve Buchholz, Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Advancement
B.A., Mansfield University; M.S., University of South Dakota
(605) 718-2436

Kelly_Oehlerking_RKelly Oehlerking, Dean of Academics
B.S., Black Hills State University; M.S., University of South Dakota
(605) 718-2931

Theresa_Scharn_RTheresa Scharn, Human Resources Manager
B.S., University of South Dakota
(605) 718-2402

Professional Staff

Chandra Calvert, Associate Dean of Advancement
B.S., University of Mary
(605) 718-2419

Jessica_Clutter_LJessica Clutter, Bookstore Manager
A.A.S., Western Dakota Tech; B.S., National American University
(605) 718-2432

Jill_Elder_LJill Elder, Director of Enrollment Management (interim)
B.S., National American University
(605) 718-2411

Aaron Jacobs, Foundation Development Director
B.S., University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
(605) 718-3061

Daryl_Lemme_LDaryl Lemme, Facilities Coordinator
(605) 718-2953

Sonja_Love_RSonja Love, Practical Nursing Program Director
B.S., San Jose State University
(605) 718-2915

Lloyd_McNett_LLloyd McNett, Simulation Center Director
B.S., University of Maryland University College
(605) 718-2980

Megan_Nicolaisen_RMegan Nicolaisen, Marketing Coordinator
B.S., Black Hills State University
(605) 718-2418

Jennifer_Seals_LJennifer Seals, Associate Dean of Academics
B.S., Black Hills State University; M.Ed., South Dakota State University

(605) 718-2909

Debbie_Toms_RDeborah Toms, Student Success Director
B.S., Northern State University; M.S., Black Hills State University
(605) 718-2958

Full-Time Faculty

Todd_Anderson_RTodd Anderson, Computer-Aided Drafting Technician
A.A.S., Western Dakota Technical Institute ; B.S., Chadron State College
(605) 718-2986

Julia_Becker_RJulia Becker, Pharmacy Technician
A.A.S., Western Dakota Technical Institute; Certified Pharmacy Technician
(605) 718-2906

Suzanne_Brandt_LSuzanne Brandt, Practical Nursing
B.S.N., Morningside College
(605) 718-2974

Kenneth_Chmielewski_LKen Chmielewski, HVAC Technology
A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force; B.S., Peru State College
(605) 718-3074

Janna Cowling, Medical Lab Technician
CLS Certification, University of North Dakota; M.A., University of South Dakota
(605) 718-2913

Scott_Dannenbring_RScot Dannenbring, Electrical Trades
A.A.S., Western Dakota Technical Institute
(605) 718-2943

Tami Dewes, Assessment Coordinator
B.S., Dakota State University; B.S., South Dakota State University
(605) 718-2984

Bill_Flockhart_LWilliam Flockhart, Electrical Trades
Master Electrician
(605) 718-7411

John Geiman, Computer Science
B.A., Chadron State College

Mary_Grassrope_RMary Grassrope, Paramedic
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
(605) 718-2549

Donna_Hanks_RDonna Hanks, Business
B.S., Southwest State University; M.S., University of South Dakota
(605) 718-2951

Allen_Heakin_RAllen Heakin, Environmental Engineering
A.S., Ohio University, B.S., Bradley University
(605) 718-2532

Mandy Hertel, General Education
B.S., Black Hills State University; M.S., South Dakota State University; M.S., Capella University
(605) 718-2935

Tiffany_Howe_LTiffany Howe CST/CSFA, Surgical Technology
A.S., Presentation College; B.A., Ashford University; M.B.A., Colorado Technical University
(605) 718-2905

Jonni_Joyce_RJonni Joyce, Criminal Justice
B.S., Appalachian State University; M.S., University of Cincinnati
(605) 718-2927

Justin_Jutting_LJustin Jutting, Transportation Technology
A.A.S. Automotive Technology, A.A.S. Transportation Technology Heavy, Western Dakota Technical Institute ASE Auto Master Certified, ASE Medium Heavy Duty Master Certified
(605) 718-4703

Karie_Kennedy_RKarie Kennedy, General Education
B.S., Black Hills State University; J.D., University of South Dakota School of Law
(605) 718-2928

Liz_Larson_RElizabeth Larson, Practical Nursing
B.S., Nursing, B.S. Public Health, Bethel University
(605) 718-2917

Charles Leeper, Welding
B.S., Illinois State University
(605) 718-4709

Joyce_Lorenzen_LJoyce Lorenzen, Health Information Management
B.S., Black Hills State University
(605) 718-2918

James_Loverich_RJames Loverich P.E., Computer-Aided Drafting Technician
B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., Virginia Tech
(605) 718-2941

Kevin_Madden_LKevin Madden, Transportation Technology
Diploma, Wyoming Technical Institute; A.A.S., Western Dakota Technical Institute; ASE Certification
(605) 718-2922

Duane_Martenson_RDuane Martenson, Business
B.S., Black Hills State University; M.S., University of South Dakota
(605) 718-2929

Kenny_Moore_LKenny Moore, Transportation Technology
A.A.S., Western Dakota Technical Institute; Certified Master Technician, Wichita Automotive and Electronics Institute
(605) 718-2921

Ann_Murano_RAnn Murano, Business
B.S., Black Hills State University
(605) 718-2930

Christine_Ousley_RChristine Ousley CMLT, Phlebotomy
A.A.S., Hibbing Community College
(605) 718-2912

Richard_Pendleton_RRichard Pendleton, Practical Nursing
B.S.N., South Dakota State University
(605) 718-2916

Michael Prugh, Welding and Fabrication
B.A., Metropolitan State College of Denver
(605) 718-2926

Rob_Reagan_LRobert Reagan, Business
B.S., Black Hills State University; M.B.A., Webster University
(605) 718-4743

Kurt_Russow_LKurt Russow, General Education
B.S., Minnesota State University, Moorhead; M.A., North Dakota State University
(605) 718-2922

MaryAnn_Slanina_RMary Ann Slanina, Student Success Coach
B.S., Black Hills State University
(605) 718-2426

Tom_Smith_LThomas Smith, Fire Science
B.S., CA State University
(605) 718-3058

John Staben, General Education
A.D., University of South Dakota; B.S., South Dakota State University; M.A., University of Missouri, Columbia; M.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
(605) 718-2936

Kathryn_Stark_LKathryn Stark, General Education
B.A., University of Northern Colorado
(605) 718-4731

Glen_Tally_LGlen Talley, Law Enforcement Technology
B.S., University of Texas at Tyler
(605) 718-2949

Richard_Towne_LRichard Towne, Transportation Tech/Welding
A.A.S., Western Dakota Tech
(605) 718-2923

Bill_Urban_RBill Urban, Precision Machining
A.A.S., Western Dakota Technical Institute
(605) 718-4704

Brian_Watland_LBrian Watland, Accounting
B.A., Trinity College; B.A., Chadron State College; M.B.A., North Dakota State University
(605) 718-2954

Barbara_Williamson_RBarbara Williamson, Business
M.B.A., University of South Dakota
(605) 718-2937

John_Wright_RJohn Wright, Transportation Tech
A.A.S., Wyoming Tech
(605) 718-2924

 

Support Staff

Jamie_Anderson_LJamie Anderson, Maintenance Technician II
A.A.S., Western Dakota Tech
(605) 718-2430

Dustin_Baerstch_RDustin Baertsch, Admissions Counselor
A.A.S., Western Dakota Tech
(605) 718-2541

Frank_Bauman_RFrank Bauman, Admissions Counselor
B.S., Black Hills State University
(605) 718-2434

Lynn Birk, Instructional Support Specialist
B.A., Adams State College; M.S., Black Hills State University
(605) 718-2979

Jody_Brower_RJody Brower, Admissions Assistant
(605) 718-2413

Bill_Christensen_LWilliam Christensen, Admissions Counselor
A.A.S., Western Dakota Technical Institute; B.A. Chadron State College
(605) 718-2412

Justin_Eisland_LJustin Eiesland, Computer Tech
A.A.S., Mitchell Technical Institute
(605) 718-4037

Gina_Fiorello_RGina Fiorello
Practical Nursing Administrative Assistant
A.A.S., Western Dakota Technical Institute
(605) 718-2914

Jolie_Hogancamp_LJolie Hogancamp, Library Coordinator (interim)
A.A.S., Western Dakota Tech; B.S. Colorado State University; M.L.S., Clarion University
(605) 718-2430

Darcy_Johnson_RDarcy Johnson, Student Account Coordinator
A.A.S, Western Dakota Technical Institute
(605) 718-2423

Peggy_Johnson_LPeggy Johnson, Administrative Assistant
(605) 718-2407

Andrew_Kapelewski_RAndrew Kapelewski, Student Success Specialist
B.A., Christopher Newport University
(605) 718-2957

Vickie_Lass_LVickie Lass, Distribution Center Secretary
B.A., Concordia College
(
605) 718-2427

Ben_Leonard_LBen Leonard, Maintenance Technician II
B.F.A, University of South Dakota
(605) 718-2430

Kimberly_Matthew_LKimberly Matthew, Administrative Assistant – Student Services
(605) 718-2400

Sharon_Martin_LSharon Martin, Financial Aid Senior Assistant
(605) 718-2422

Lenora McCollum, Assistant Registrar
A.A.S., Western Dakota Technical Institute
(605) 718-2415

April_Nelson_RApril Nelson, Student Accounts
A.A.S., Western Dakota Technical Institute
(605) 718-2540

Allen_Peterson_LAllen Peterson, Maintenance Technician II
B.S., University of Maryland
(605) 718-2430

Pamila Pawlowski, Accounting Assistant
A.A.S., Western Dakota Tech
(605) 718-2408

Wanda Roe, Admissions Coordinator (interim)
A.A.S., National American University; B.S., National American University; M.M., National American University
(605) 718-2963

Matthew_Wiebe_LMatthew Wiebe, Instructional Support Specialist
B.S., Black Hills State University; M.S., Kansas State University
(605) 718-2946

Corporate Education Center

Chandra Calvert, Associate Dean of Advancement
B.S., University of Mary
(605) 718-2410

Robert Doyle, South Dakota CDL Third Party Tester
(605) 718-2410

Michelle_Heins_RMichelle Heins, Administrative Assistant, Corporate Education Center
B.S., Black Hills State University
(605) 718-2410

Bob Holloway, South Dakota CDL Third Party Tester
(605) 718-2410

Carol McKenzie, EMT
(605) 718-2410

Walter Raby, Dental Assistant Training Program
(605) 718-2410

David Miller, Lead Truck Driving Instructor
(605) 718-2920

Adjunct Faculty

Nicole Anderson, General Education
B.S. South Dakota State University

April Anderson, General Education
B.A., University of Iowa; M.A. University of South Dakota; Ed.D., University of South Dakota

William Armstrong, Law Enforcement Technology
College of Great Falls MT; Teaching Certificate; SDSU, Ellsworth branch, SD M.ED. Guidance and Counseling/School Administration; Pacific Lutheran University, Parkland, WA B.A.  History/Physical Education

Amy Bell, Practical Nursing
SDSU, Brookings, SD BSN in Nursing

Sean Bialas, General Education
B.S., Black Hills State University

Jolene Blankley, Library Tech
B.A., Yankton College

Richard Bleil, Criminal Justice
B.S., University of Cincinnati; M.A. PH.D., Boston College

Steve Buchholz, General Education and Business
B.A., Mansfield University; M.S., University of South Dakota
(605) 718-2436

McKenzie Butcher, Environmental Engineering
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Chandra Calvert, General Education
B.S., University of Mary

Allison Creed, Practical Nursing
University of SD, Vermillion, SD AS Nursing

Codie Davis, General Education
National American University, Rapid City, SD BS Applied Management; Capella University, Minneapolis, MN  M.S. Educational Psych

Tsvetanka Filipova, General Education
Prof. Assen Zlaterov University, Burgas, Bulgaria M.S. Chemical Engineering; Technical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria Ph.D. Chemistry

Jason Gowen, Computer Science
B.S., American Public University Systems

Kathryn Hahn, Practical Nursing
Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, SD Assoc. of Arts in Nursing; Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, SD Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science with Psychology emphasis

Danny Hayes, EMT
Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City, OK Paramedic

Don Hedrick, Law Enforcement
B.S., Dakota Wesleyan University; M.S., University of South Dakota

Douglas Heltibridle, General Education
B.D., Oklahoma Wesleyan University; M.S. University of NE

Jolie Hogancamp, Library Tech
A.A.S., Western Dakota Tech; B.S. Colorado State University; M.L.S., Clarion University
(605) 718-2430

Michele Klapprodt, General Education
SDSU, Brookings, SD BS Biology/Science; Chapman, Orange Co, CA, Masters Ed Curriculum

Kevin Klingbile, Computer Networking
A.A.S., Computer Network Security

Heidi Linngren, General Education
Northern State University, Aberdeen, SD BS English Education; University of SD, Vermillion, SD J.D. Law

Amy Madden, Health Information Management
A.A.S, Western Dakota Tech

Carol McKenzie, General Education

Dennis McMillin, Law Enforcement Technology
Hot Springs, SD High School Diploma

Roger Naber, Computer Networking
A.A.S., Western Dakota Tech

Aaron Nielsen, Business and Library Tech
Canisius College, Buffalo, NY B.S. Finance; Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI M.B.A. Management

John Olson, Fire Science/Law Enforcement Technology
B.A., Moorhead State University; M.S., University of South Dakota

Matt Pawelski, Computer Networking
A.A.S., Western Dakota Tech

Ann Perry, General Education
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA BBA Business Education; Northern State University, Aberdeen, SD MA Education Counseling

Ashley Peterson, Pharmacy Tech
B.S., University of Wyoming; M.S., University of South Dakota; M.S., University of South Dakota

Courtney Pinkard, Library Tech
B.A., University of South Alabama; M.S., University of Alabama

Peter Ragnone, Law Enforcement Technology Adjunct Instructor
B.S., Ferris State University; M.A., University of South Dakota

Carmen Schave, Practical Nursing
National American University, University of SD, Rapid City, SD AAS Veterinary Technology; RN; Radiography

Jeremy Scott, Library Tech
B.S., Tennessee State University; M.S., University of Tennessee

Julie Seth, Practical Nursing
B.S.N., University of Utah; MD Post Masters Certification, Johns Hopkins University

Nancy Stephenson, General Education
B.S., Black Hills State University; M.Ed. South Dakota State University

Anthony Verchio, Law Enforcement Technology
B.S., Ball State University; M.S., University of South Dakota; P.A. M.S., US Army War College

Mario Volmer, Welding and Fabrication