May 20, 2024  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Administrative Officers


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District Office

Executive Officers  
President Dr. Mary S. Graham
Executive Vice President of Administration and Finance Dr. Jason V. Pugh
Executive Vice President of Teaching & Learning/Community Campus Dr. Jonathan Woodward
Executive Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management Dr. Phil Bonfanti
Executive Vice President of Institutional Advancement Dr. Suzi Brown
Associate Vice President of Finance/Comptroller Shelly Ford
Associate Vice President of Foundation and Alumni Relations Kady Beaoui Pietz
Associate Vice President of Health Sciences Division Dr. Joan Hendrix
Associate Vice President of Human Resources Jared Burns
Associate Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and Research Dr. Adam Swanson
Associate Vice President of Institutional Relations Christen Duhe’
Assistant Comptroller Ebby Dedeaux
Billing and Collections Specialist Kim Coffell
Chief Creative Officer Steven Herbert
College Architect Bill Wedgeworth
College Compliance Officer Vacant
Chairperson of Allied Health Angie Nelson
Coordinator of Accreditation and Special Projects Charlotte Snell
Coordinator of Administration, Safety, and Emergency Planning Vacant
Coordinator of eLearning Buffy Matthews
Coordinator of Grants and Special Projects Louise Brown
Coordinator of Institutional Effectiveness and Research Dr. Jana Rocker
Registrar Coordinator Anjelica Holliman
Dean of Workforce Development Brock Clark
Director of District Printing Aldridge Free
Director of eLearning Jennifer Leimer
Director of Enrollment Vacant
Director of Purchasing and Property Control Jay Newton
Assistant Director of Data and Communications Miranda Hedman
Enrollment Specialist/College Representative Vacant
Foundation Accountant Vacant
General Ledger Accountant Ashley Traina
Human Resource Information Systems Analyst Vacant
Human Resources Manager Chris Pierce
Infrastructure Technician Harry Scovel
Network Technology Administrator Stephen Feagins
Payroll Accountant Jill Coniglio
Public Information Coordinator Kathy McAdams
Director of Transportation Services Vacant
Webmaster/Content Manager Vacant
President Emeritus Dr. Willis H. Lott

Community Campus

Associate Vice President for Community Campus and Career-Technical Education John Shows
College Grant Writer Gayle Brown
Coordinator of SNAP E&T Pilot Patricia Craft
Director of Adult Education Brenda Davis
Dean of Business Services Dr. Wayne Kuntz
Dean of Workforce Education Brock Clark
WIA Coordinator Amy Stewart
WIOA Youth Job Developer Kelly Collier

Bryant Center at Tradition

Associate Vice President, Health Sciences Division                                                Dr. Joan Hendrix
Healthcare Simulation Center Director Stephanie Roberts
Department Chairperson, Nursing Debra Buie
Year I Coordinator Debra Clemons
Year II Coordinator Nancy Robasciotti

West Harrison County Center

Gulf Coast Work Ready Project Director Millie Hyatt-Bordelon

Jackson County Campus

Vice President Dr. Tammy Franks
Dean of Teaching and Learning Dr. Lisa Rhodes
Dean of Student Services & Enrollment Management Michelle Sekul
Dean of Business Services Jason Ferguson
Assistant Dean of Teaching and Learning Dr. Terri Sasser
Assistant Dean of LRC/Library and Learning Lab Director Melissa Davis
Timothy Koehn
Dr. Gwen Carter
Director of Admissions and Records William Everett
Coordinator of Estuarine Education Center Melissa Jarosinski
Director of Financial Aid Angela Bradley
Honors/PTK Director John Miller
Director of Enrollment Services Beth Lovorn
Enrollment Services/LPC Dr. Lisa Hammons
Enrollment Services Sonya Edwards
Sheila Lowery
Kendra Robinson
Cheryl Steele
Coordinator Career/Technical Student Support Services Darla Lyons

Jefferson Davis Campus

Keesler Center
Naval Construction Battalion Center (Navy Base)

Vice President Dr. Cedric Bradley
Dean of Student Services & Enrollment Management Vacant
Dean of Teaching and Learning Dr. Erin Riggins
Dean of Business Services Blythe King
Assistant Dean, LRC/Library Director Adrienne McPhaul
Assistant Dean of Teaching & Learning Dr. Jeremy Daughtry
Director of Admissions & Records Christopher Bagwell
Director of Financial Aid Dr. LaShanda Chamberlain
Director of Business Development and Hospitality & Resort Management Center Lisa Bradley
Librarian Shake DeLozier
Director of Enrollment Services Dawn Buckley
Support Services Coordinator Aimee McGehee
Articulation and Credentials Specialist De’Martinez Simmons
Military Services/VA School Certifying Official Lori Allemand
Enrollment Specialists Shekira Fortenberry
Roxanne Warfield
Honors/PTK Program Directors Teresa Wells
Dr. Patricia West
Superintendent of Physical Plant Kenny Young

Keesler Center

Keesler Center Representative Ashley Landry

Naval Construction Battalion Center (Navy Base)

Naval Construction Battalion Center Representative Alrie Poillion

Perkinston Campus

Vice President Dr. Ladd Taylor
Dean of Student Services & Enrollment Management Dr. Jason Beverly
Dean of Business Services Becky Layton
Dean of Teaching and Learning Bobby Ghosal
Assistant Dean, LRC/Library Director Vanessa Ritchie
Librarian Laura Savage
Shugana Williams
Director of Admissions and Records Mollie Barger
Director of Financial Aid Heather Dearman
Director of Residence and Student Life Trey Robertson
Director of Enrollment Services Paula Rainey
Coordinator of Student Activities, Recreation, and Wellness Christopher Upton
Athletic Director Steven Campbell
Sports Information and Media Specialist Don Hammack
Support Services Coordinator/VA Certifying Official Shellye Smith
Enrollment Specialist/Financial Aid Rep Cindy Watts
Enrollment Specialist Sharon White
Superintendent of Physical Plant Heath Warren

George County Center

Administrative Dean Vacant
Instructional Coordinator Will Overstreet
Enrollment Specialist Dawn Richardson
Support Services Coordinator/VA Certifying Official Shellye Smith

Committees and Department Chairs

College Executive Council

Dr. Mary S. Graham, President; Dr. Jason Pugh, Dr. Phil Bonfanti, Dr. Jonathan Woodward, Dr. Suzi Brown, Dr. Ladd Taylor, Dr. Tammy Franks, and Dr. Cedric Bradley.

Jackson County Campus


Administrative Committee: T. Franks, L. Rhodes, J. Ferguson, and M. Sekul.

Admissions Committee: M. Sekul, Chair; B. Lovorn, T. Franks, J. Moffett, D. Buie and T. Sasser (Admissions committees for Health Sciences Division Programs are appointed annually by the appropriate deans.)

Awards:  M. Sekul, Chair; B. Martino; B. Lovorn; J. Miller; J. Poelma; S. Nero; J. Sanderson

Conduct: W. Everitt, Chair; A. Bradley; J. Sanderson and two student leaders.

Employee Development Committee: L. Rhodes, Chair and faculty and staff members as appointed by the department chair or supervisor.

Hospitality Committee: Hospitality: J. Ferguson, Chair; M. Sekul, Co-Chair; J. Webb; A. Dillard; B. Martino; A. Ballard; M. Davis; N. Leathers; S. Young; T. Sasser.

Instructional Affairs: L. Rhodes, Chair; and department chairpersons.

Learning Resources: M. Davis, Chair; LRC personnel, one representative from each department to be designated by the department chair.

Scholarship: M. Sekul, Chair; A. Bradley, L. Rhodes, J. Ferguson; J. Poelma; Career Department Chair

Student Activities: Presidents of the Student Government, SkillsUSA, and PTK, Treasurer of Student Government, M. Sekul; B. Martino.

Student Publications: B. Martino, Editor of Student Yearbook.

Department Chairpersons

Business and Office Administration Amy Chataginer
Developmental Studies Carin Platt
Fine Arts Brad Bailey
Health and Physical Education Amy Stanfield
Language Arts Jordan Sanderson
LRC Melissa Davis
Mathematics Angela Sims
Social Studies David Hilton
Science Kimberly Brown
Career Education Vacant
Technical Education John Poelma

Vice President’s Committee

Emma Miller Elected 2019-2022
Kim Sellers Elected 2019-2022
Robin Fuller Elected 2019-2022
Michael Carley Appointed 2019-2022
Barbara Lee Appointed 2019-2022
Amanda Magee Appointed 2019-2022
Brandi Tisbury Appointed 2019-2022
Angela Bradley Appointed 2019-2022
Nate Metzger Appointed 2019-2022
Antonio Felder Appointed 2019-2022

Jefferson Davis Campus


Administrative Committee: C. Bradley, Chair; A. Poillion; D. Buckley; L. Chamberlain; E. Riggins; A. McPhaul; J. Daughtry; A. Landry; R. Vecchio; B. King; L. Bradley; Chris Bagwell; Charla Bagwell; D. Garner; Dean of Student Services

Admissions: C. Bagwell, Chair; E. Riggins;  Dean of Student Services; D. Buckley.

Conduct: D. Baker, Chair; D. Simpson; A. Clark; A. Johns; D. Buckley; C. Bagwell; D. Baker; J. Alston: S. Napier; S. Bosarge; Two Student Representatives; J. Alston, Recorder.

Reception and Courtesy: B. Glass, Chair; D. Easterling; J. Jones; P. Smith; B. Williams; M. Joyce; D. Flowers.

Food Service: B. King, Chair; N. Butts; I. Farley; B. Williams; President of the Student Government.

Graduation: Dean of Student Services, Chair; E. Riggins; M. Joyce; P. Smith.

Guidance: D. Buckley, Chair; B. Williams; R. Warfield; E. Riggins.

Instructional Affairs: E. Riggins, Chair; and department chairpersons

Learning Resources: A. McPhaul, Chair; S. DeLozier; P. Johnson; A. Tibbs; A. Frazier; S. Roberts; J. Kopp; J. Mabry; J. Mattina.

Registration: Dean of Student Services, Chair; C. Bagwell; E. Riggins; D. Buckley; B. King; Administrative Committee members.

Scholarships: L. Chamberlain, Chair; C. Poulos; J. Alston; C. Bagwell; P. West.

Department Chairpersons

Business and Office Administration Dr. Joanna Alston
Career and Technical Instruction Pam Jones
Brian Donegan
Developmental Studies Chris DeDual
Fine Arts Dr. Debra Atkinson
Health, Physical Education and Recreation Stephen Roberts
Language Arts Susan Bosarge
Mathematics/Computer Science Andrea Clark
Science Stephen Roberts
Social Studies Monica Donohue

Vice President’s Committee

Sandra Peterson Elected 2017-20
Matthew Steadman Elected 2017-20
Dr. Trevor Smith Appointed 2017-20
Taryn Flynt Appointed 2017-20
Pam Smith Appointed 2017-20
Tonya Farmer Appointed 2017-20
Dr. Kelly Rouse Appointed 2017-20
Roxanne Warfield Appointed 2019-22
Robert Warren Appointed 2019-22
Brian Carriere Elected 2016-19

Perkinston Campus


Academic and Honors Scholarship: B. Ghosal, Chair; K. Jellum; B. Lipscomb; Department Chairpersons

Administrative Committee: L.Taylor, Chair; S. Campbell; B. Ghosal; V. Richie; J. Beverly; R. Layton

Admissions: J. Beverly, Chair; M. Barger; T. Robertson; B. Ghosal; P. Rainey

Awards: J. Beverly, Chair; H. Dearman; B. Ghosal; C. Upton; T. Robertson; R. Lyons; Vacant; E. Shoemaker; J. Ross; S. Campbell; B. St. Cyr

Campus Athletic: S. Campbell, Chair; Vacant; Vacant

Campus Cleanliness:  R. Layton, Chair; J. Rouchon, Alt. Chair; J. Beverly; C. Acker; T. Robertson; R. Batts; B. St.Cyr; S. Campbell

Campus Safety:  R. Layton, Chair; J. Beverly; H. Dearman; B. Ghosal; S. Sheffield; Vacant; J. Rhodes; T. Robertson; J. Seals; J. Shows; S. Campbell

Christmas: R. Layton, Chair; T. Robertson, Alt. Chair; K. Taylor, Alt. Chair; J. Beverly; B. Ghosal; J. Seals; J. Rouchon; C. Upton;  S. Fore; B. Ring; S. Smith; H. Warren

Conduct:  S. Payton, Chair; B. St. Cyr, Alt. Chair; D. Acres, J. Shows, S. Williams, Alt L. McDonald, Alt., S. Nix, Alt., L. McIlrath, Alt., J. Pittman, Alt., C. Upton, Alt., C. Woodhouse, Alt., T. Ritchey, Alt.

Graduation Task Force: J. Beverly, Chair; J. Ross; C. Watts; R. Lyons; C. Upton  R. Layton; A. Butler; P. Rainey; S. Campbell; V. Ritchie; J. Gallup; M. Barger

Hospitality: J. Seals, Chair; S. Fore; A. Morrissette; T. Naramore; K. Taylor; A. Glynn; E. Elliott; B. Anderson; A. Chavez

Housing: J. Beverly, Chair; M. Barger; H. Dearman; R. Layton; B. Ghosal; T. Robertson; R. Wilson

Instructional Affairs: B. Ghosal, Chair; and department chairpersons

Learning Resources: V. Ritchie, Chair; D. Bush; V. Hill; S. Williams; Student

Recruitment/Retention: J. Beverly, Chair; H. Dearman; S. Fore; W. Overstreet;  T. Robertson; Vacant; A. Butler; P. Rainey; C. Upton; R. Layton; M. Barger; B. St.Cyr; B. Ghosal; J. Gallup

Salvage: T. Robertson, Chair; S. Sheffield; R. Wall

Scholarship: J. Beverly, Chair; B. Ghosal; Vacant; H. Dearman; S. Campbell

Department Chairpersons

Academic Business/Mathematics/Computer Science Dr. Jason Ross
Career and Technical Instruction Angela Butler
Fine Arts Brandon Ring
Health, Physical Education and Recreation Tommy Snell
Language Arts/Developmental Reading Robin Lyons
Science Dr. Tracy Moore
Social Studies Marie Paslay

Vice President’s Committee

Trey Robertson Appointed 2018-21
Alan Cook Appointed 2018-21
Sandra Cassibry Elected 2018-21
Thomas Snell Appointed 2019-22
Angela Butler Elected 2019-22
Daniel Calcote Appointed 2017-20
Jason Shows Elected 2017-20
Reid Wall Appointed 2017-20
Selina Davis Appointed 2017-20
Latrice McDonald Appointed 2017-20