Jun 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Southern Academic Catalog

Boards and Personnel



West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education

Ms. Christina Cameron, Chair
Mr. Steve Roberts, Vice Chair
Mr. William “Bill” Baker
Mr. Robert L. Brown
Mr. Clinton Burch
Mr. Mike Graney
Ms. Tracy Karin Miller
Mr. Andrew A. “Drew” Payne, III
The Honorable Harry Keith White
Dr. Sarah Armstrong Tucker, Chancellor

Board of Governors

Dr. Lisa Haddox-Heston, Chair
Mr. Bill Alderman, Faculty Representative, Vice Chair
Mr. Robert Bud Baldwin
Mr. David Gresham
Ms. Shawn Cline-Riggins
Mr. Samuel Stewart

Mr. Josh Stowers
Mr. Jeremy Thompson
Mr. Virgil Underwood
Ms. Dianna Toler, Classified Staff Representative
Ms. Julia Smith, Student Representative

Administration

S. Derek Adkins
Chief Finance Officer
B.S., 2009, Economics and Management, Coastal Carolina University, B.S., 2011, Accounting, Coastal Carolina University.

Dr. Pamela A. Alderman
President
A.S.N., 1977, Nursing, Southern West Virginia Community College; A.A., 1977, General Studies, Southern West Virginia Community College; B.S.N., 1987, Nursing, West Virginia University; M.S.N., 1990, Nursing Administration, West Virginia University; Ed.D., 2012, Higher Education Leadership, Marshall University.

Thomas A. Cook
Chief Information Officer
B.S., 1984, Business Administration, Concentration in Computer Science, Concord College; M.B.A., 1991, Business Administration and General Management, West Virginia College of Graduate Studies.

Debbie Dingess
Chief Human Resources Officer
A.A.S., 2007, Board of Governors, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, B.A., 2012, Organizational Leadership and Development, Wheeling Jesuit University.

Dr. Michael Jiles
Dean of Arts & Sciences
A.A., 2009, Business, University of Phoenix, B.S., 2011, Business, University of Phoenix, M.P.A., 2013, Public Administration, Ashford University, Ph.D., 2019, Business Administration, Northcentral University.

Dr. David Lemmon
Dean of Professional & Technical Programs
A.A.S., 1993, Police Science, Marshall University, B.A., 2006, Regents, West Virginia State University, M.A., 2008, Leadership Studies, Marshall University, Ed.D., 2019, Leadership Studies, Marshall University.

Joe Linville
Chief Facilities Management Officer
Studies at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.

Rita Roberson
Chief Development Officer
B.S. 1994, Education, Marshall University; M.A. 1997, Counseling, Marshall University.

Darrell Taylor
Chief Student Services Officer
B.A., 1989, Psychology, Concord University, M.A., 1993, Agency Counseling, Marshall University.

Full Time Faculty

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Dr. Havilah Adkins
Associate Professor/Director of Radiologic Technology
Logan Campus
B.S.N., 2018, University of Tennessee; Ph.D., 2021, University of Kentucky.

William Alderman
Professor/Accreditation Liaison Officer
Logan Campus
Certificate and A.A.S., 1984, Southern West Virginia Community College; B.A., 1992, Bluefield State College; M.A., 1999, Regent University Graduate School of Business. Additional graduate studies at Southern Illinois University and Marshall University College of Graduate Studies in Leadership. State industry certifications in Mine Foreman, Blasting, and Slurry Impoundment Inspection.

William Alderman II
Professor/Director of Arts and Humanities
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 1999, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.S., 2001, West Virginia State College; M.A., 2003, West Virginia University. Additional graduate studies Marshall University and West Virginia University.

Dr. Susan Baisden
Associate Professor
Williamson Campus
B.A., 1979, Eastern Kentucky University; M.S., 1981, Eastern Kentucky University; Ph.D., 2005, Trinity Theological Seminary.

Adam Banks
Assistant Professor
Williamson Campus
B.A., 2010, Morehead State University; M.A., 2011, Morehead University.

Ashleigh Barnette
Instructor
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 2007, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; M.S., 2022, Chamberlain University.

Regina Bias
Professor
Logan Campus
A.D.N., 1986, Marshall University; B.S.N., 1988, Marshall University; M.S.N. Bellarmine College. Additional graduate studies at Bellarmine College and West Virginia University. Post Masters PNP-BC.

Alfredo Bonilla
Instructor
Logan Campus
B.A., 1993, Florida Atlantic University; M.A., 1995, Florida International University. Additional post-graduate studies at Florida International University and Nova Southeastern University.

Andrea Brown
Associate Professor
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 1998, West Liberty State College; B.S., 2005, Mountain State University.

Emily Browning
Assistant Professor
Wyoming/McDowell Campus
A.A.S., 2016, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.

Tamara M. Browning
Associate Professor/Assistant Director/Weekend Accelerated Nursing Program
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 1994, Indiana Vocational Technical College; B.S.N., 1998, University of Indianapolis; M.S.N., 2005, Marshall University.

Alberto Coffin
Instructor
Williamson Campus
A.A.S., 2017 and 2016, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; Certificate, 2017, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.

Lawrence D’Angelo
Assistant Professor
Boone/Lincoln Campus
A.A., 1989, Oakland Community College; B.S., 1991, Eastern Michigan University; M.A., 1996, Eastern Michigan University.

Stephanie L. Daniel
Professor/Director of Respiratory Care Technology
Williamson Campus
A.A.S., 1992, Lexington Community College; B.A., 2008, Marshall University.

Shirley Dardi
Professor/Director of Medical Laboratory Technology
Logan Campus
A.S., 1978, Southern West Virginia Community College; B.A., 2008, West Virginia State University; M.S., 2015, Marshall University.

Sharon Davis
Assistant Professor
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 1983, Southern West Virginia Community College; A.D.N., 2003, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.S.N., 2006, West Virginia University Institute of Technology; M.S.N., FNP-BC, 2011, West Virginia University.

Kevin Dingess
Assistant Professor
Logan Campus
R.B.A., 2007, Marshall University; M.A., 2007, Marshall University.

Heather Drake
Assistant Professor
Logan Campus
A.D.N., 1989, Southern West Virginia Community College; B.S.N., 2012, West Virginia University; M.S.N., 2016, Grand Canyon University.

Sheliah M. Elkins
Professor/Director of Nursing 
Logan Campus
LPN, 1981, Ralph R. Willis Vocational School; A.D.N., 1989, Southern West Virginia Community College; B.S.N., 1999, Marshall University; Surgical Registered Nurse First Assistant Certificate, 2001, Columbus State Community College; M.S.N., 2009, Marshall University.

Matthew Ellis, D.C.
Associate Professor
Logan Campus
B.A., 1997, West Virginia University: D.C., 2004, Palmer College of Chiropractic West.

Mariana Evans
Instructor/Coordinator of Board of Governor’s Adult Completion/Dual Credit/Early College Academy
Logan Campus
B.A., 2008, Midway College; M.A., 2011, Grand Canyon University.

Vicky L. Evans
Assistant Professor
Williamson Campus
A.A., 1986, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.A., 2003, Morehead State University; M.A., 2007, Morehead State University.

Erica R. Farley
Assistant Professor
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 2001, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; A.A.S., 2002, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.S., 2015, Marshall University.

Nathan Freeman
Assistant Professor
Logan Campus
B.F.A., 1997, West Virginia University; B.A., 1997, West Virginia University; M.F.A., 2017, California College of Arts.

Vincent George
Assistant Professor
B.S., 1986, Zoology, Marshall University; M.A., 2000, Biological Sciences, Marshall University; M.S., 2006, Physical Sciences, Marshall University.

Stacy Hatfield
Professor
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 1996, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.S.N., 2000, Marshall University; M.S.N., 2002, Marshall University.

Gordon L. Hensley II
Assistant Professor
Williamson Campus
B.S., 1998, Pikeville College; M.B.A. 2000, Morehead State University. Additional graduate studies at Morehead State University.

Kimberly Hensley
Professor
Williamson Campus
B.S., 1996, Marshall University; M.S., 1999, Marshall University. Additional graduate studies at Marshall University. Additional graduate studies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Misha Herndon
Instructor/Director of Surgical Technology
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 2000, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. Certified Surgical Technician; R.B.A., 2018, Bluefield State College.

Tehseen Irfan
Professor
Logan Campus
B.A., 1978, Kinnaird College for Women; M.A., 1981, Lahore College for Women. Additional graduate studies at Mountain State University.

Liza Jackson
Instructor
Logan Campus
B.S., 2002, Eastern Kentucky University; M.A.T., 2013, Ashford University; M.E., 2013, Concord University.

Dr. Charles B. Keeney III
Associate Professor
Logan Campus
B.A., 1998, Marshall University; M.A., 2000, Marshall University; Ph.D., 2010, West Virginia University.

Melissa Kirk
Professor
Logan Campus
A.D.N., 1990, Southern West Virginia Community College; B.S.N., 1999, Marshall University; M.S.N., 2004, Marshall University; Additional graduate studies at Chamberlain University College of Nursing.

Gina Lester
Assistant Professor
Williamson Campus
A.A.S., 2005, California College for Health Sciences; B.S., 2018, Independence University.

Cynthia Lowes
Associate Professor
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 1999, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.S.N., 2008, West Virginia University.

Guy Lowes
Associate Professor
Logan Campus
B.S., 1988, Southeast Missouri State University; M.N.S., 1994, Southeast Missouri State University. Additional studies at Marshall University and at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Morgan Maynard
Instructor/Clinical Coordinator of Radiologic Technology
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 2018, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.S., 2020, Bluefield State University.

Matthew Mayo
Instructor
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 2016, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; R.B.A., 2019, West Virginia University; M.A., 2021, Liberty University.

Mika McCoy
Instructor
Logan Campus
A.A.S, 2018, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.S.N, 2019, Chamberlain University.

Meloney M. McRoberts
Associate Professor
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 2001, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. Certified Surgical Technician.

Timothy Moseley
Instructor
Williamson Campus
A.S., 2019, Big Sandy Community and Technical College.

Stephanie Mounts
Assistant Professor
Boone/Lincoln Campus
A.A.S., 2005, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.S., 2008, Tusculum College; M.B.A., 2012, Western Governors University. Additional graduate studies in Personal Financial Planning at the University of Missouri.

Dr. Debra Mullins
Professor
Logan Campus
A.S.N., 1974, Marshall University; B.S.N., 1987, West Virginia University; M.S.N., 1990, West Virginia University; Ed.D., 2007, Marshall University; ANCC Advanced Practice Certifications as Family and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner.

Maudie Orraca-Tetteh
Instructor
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 2019, University of Rio Grande; B.S.N., 2021, Ohio University.

Matthew Payne
Professor
Logan Campus
B.B.A., 2001, Marshall University.

Cori Pettry
Instructor
Logan Campus
B.S., 2016, West Virginia University; M.S., 2022, Capella University.

Verna Phillips
Professor
Williamson Campus
B.S., 1984, West Virginia Institute of Technology; M.A., 1991, West Virginia University. Additional graduate studies at West Virginia University, Marshall University, South Carolina State University, Franklin University, and University of San Diego.

Dr. Rebecca Pratt
Associate Professor
B.S., 2014, Biology, David & Elkins College; Ph.D., 2019, Biomedical Sciences, Marshall University.

Sherry Ramey
Instructional Specialist/Director of Cosmetology and Salon Management
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 2022, Ashland Community and Technical College.

Albert Michael Smith
Instructor/Director of Emergency Management Services
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 2006, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.S., 2020, University of Phoenix.

Christy Spry
Assistant Professor
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 2002, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.S., 2005, Marshall University; M.A., 2014, Marshall University; 2002, MLT (ASCP), 2005; MLS (ASCP).

Lillie Teeters
Assistant Professor
Logan Campus
B.A., 2012, Otterbein University; M.F.A., 2014, Queens University of Charlotte.

Rick Thompson
Professor
Logan Campus
A.A., 1993, Southern West Virginia Community College; B.A., 1998, Marshall University; M.S., 2004, Marshall University. A+ certified.

Sandra Vance
Instructor
Logan Campus
A.A.S., 1999, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College; B.S.N, 2021, Marshall University.

Rebecca Vineyard
Assistant Professor
Boone/Lincoln Campus
B.A., 2003, Marshall University; M.A.T., 2008, Marshall University Graduate College.

Christopher Ward
Assistant Professor/Director of Math and Science
Boone/Lincoln Campus
A.A.S., 2008, Olympic College; B.S., 2012, Saint Martin’s University; M.S., 2014, Washington State University.

Kelly Warren
Instructional Specialist
Logan Campus
B.A., 2019, Lindsey Wilson College.

Stephanie Woodrum
Instructor
Logan Campus
B.S., 2018, Marshall University; M.S, 2022, Marshall University.

Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation

The Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt organization, was organized in 1971 by civic and business leaders to accept, invest, and disperse funds for college students when the need occurs and for special meritorious projects with monies being used for loans, grants, scholarships, and programs or special projects. The Foundation’s membership is comprised of thirteen members, eight of whom serve on the Executive Committee. The board consists of members from each of the College’s geographical areas, and one member is assigned the responsibility for fund-raising in his/her county of residence. The Foundation’s institutional liaison may be reached at 304.896.7425.

Mr. Eddie Canterbury, President Mr. David Evans
Ms. Dee Kapourales, Vice President Mr. Drew Lewis
Mr. Josh Workman, Secretary  Mr. David McCormick
Mr. Mark Mareske, Treasurer Mr. Jim Sizemore
Dr. Pamela L. Alderman Mr. Ryan Thorn
Mr. Eddie Joe Canterbury