New Employees

 

The Office of Human Resources would like to welcome the following new employees:

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  January

 

  February

Ross Domke
Position: Web Application Developer
Department: Information Technology Services
Supervisor: Kirk Yaros, Director of Enterprise Services
Start Date: February 10, 2014
Education: Associate’s in Computer Information Systems from Mott Experience: 7/13-10/13
Software Engineer at Air Advantage 3/12-7/13
Assistant Web Developer (temporary) at Mott Community College 3/11-3/12
Technology Extern at Mott Community College

  March

Erika Jackson
Position: Staff Assistant II – Public Safety/Health & Medical Services
Department: Public Safety
Supervisor: Theresa Stephens-Lock
Start Date: March 10, 2014
Education:
Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice – Mott Community College
Experience:
Administrative Assistant – Health Clinic (Temporary) – Mott Community College (12/12 – 03/14)
911 Dispatcher – Genesee County Consortium (07/12 – 09/12)
Staff Assistant/CNA Proctor – Mott Community College (10/10 – 07/12)

Alanna Darrow
Position: Financial Aid Analyst & Reconciliation Specialist
Department: Student Financial Services
Supervisor: Emily Varney
Start Date: March 31, 2014
Education:
Bachelor of Professional Accountancy – Saginaw Valley State University
Experience:
Accounting Associate – Frankenmuth Mutual Insurance Company (11/11 – 03/14)
Tax Specialist – Hantz Group, LLC (06/11 – 11/11)
Accounts Payable/Accounting Controller – Bavarian Inn Restaurant (07/08 – 06/11)

  April

Jeffry McHale
Position: Equipment Distribution Technician & Multi-Media Production Specialist
Department: Information Technology Services
Supervisor: Chris Bolla
Start Date: April 25, 2014
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications & Film (Production & Direction) – Eastern Michigan University
Experience:
Freelance Cinematographer/Videographer/Editor (2004 – Present)
Supervisor/Instructor – Specs Howard School of Media Arts (07/07 – 12/13)
Segment Producer/Camera Operator – City of Dearborn (CDTV) (04/03 – 07/07)

Julie Simmonds

Position: Secretary I – Lapeer
Department: Lapeer Campus
Supervisor: Desiree Londrigan
Start Date: April 28, 2014
Education:
Bachelor of Business Administration – University of Michigan
Experience:
Secretary – Reid Elementary/Goodrich Area Schools (08/12 – 03/14)
Secretary – Office of Special Services/Goodrich Area Schools (01/00 – 08/12)
Secretary – Office of the Principal/Goodrich Area Schools (07/95 – 01/00)

Andrew (Drew) Gauthier
Position: Police Officer Department: Public Safety
Supervisor: Theresa Stephens-Lock
Start Date: April 28, 2014
Education:
Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Social Work – Mott Community College
Experience:
Detective Sergeant – City of Flint (1989 – 2013)
Security – Flint Cultural Center (2007 – Present)
Director of Security – Industrial Mutual Association (09/90 – 03/05)

  May

Dawn Hibbard
Position: Communications Specialist
Department: Marketing
Supervisor: Michael Kelly
Start Date: May 12, 2014
Education:
Master’s Degree in Business Administration/Leadership – Kettering University
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, History and English – Central Michigan University
Experience:
Public Relations & Communications Coordinator – Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (05/13 – 05/14)
Director of Media Relations & Social Media – Kettering University (01/00 – 03/13)
Director of Public Relations – Girl Scouts of the USA, Fair Winds Council (06-89 – 01/00)
Assistant Director of College Relations – Mott Community College (03/86 – 06/89)

  June

Shannon Halbedel
Position: Student Support Services Coordinator (TRIO)
Department: Student Support Services & Special Populations
Supervisor: Clarence Jennings
Start Date: June 2, 2014
Education:      
Masters of Public Administration; Educational Administration – University of Michigan
Bachelor of Science in Clinical/Community Psychology – University of Michigan-Flint
Experience:    
Capstone Program Coordinator – Oakland University (2001-2014)
Designer/Owner – Logos Graphic Design (2009-Present)
Program Manager, Health Careers Opportunity – University of Michigan-Flint (2005-2009)

Amanda Burleson 
Position: Student Support Services Coordinator (TRIO)
Department: Student Support Services & Special Populations
Supervisor: Clarence Jennings
Start Date: June 2, 2014
Education:      
Master of Arts in Counseling – Ball State University
Bachelor of Science, Clinical/Community Psychology – University of Michigan-Flint
Experience:    
Certification Specialist/Foster Care Case Manager – Ennis Center for Children (2012 – Present)
Family Program Outpatient Therapist/Home based Therapist – AuSable Valley Community Mental Health (2008-2011)
Master Level Intern – Specialized Alternatives for Families & Youth (2007-2008)

Richard Bedell II                      
Position: Public Safety Officer (Part-time)
Department: Public Safety
Supervisor: Theresa Stephens-Lock
Start Date: June 22, 2014
Education:       
Associate of Arts, Criminal Justice – Mott Community College
Associate of General Studies – Mott Community College
Law Enforcement – Regional Training Academy
Experience:    
Public Safety Officer (Temporary) – Mott Community College (02/14 – 06/14)
Selector – Gordon Food Services (2011-2013)
Landscaper – Schultz Landscaping (2007-2010)

David Bender
Position: Public Safety Officer (Part-time)
Department: Public Safety
Supervisor: Theresa Stephens-Lock
Start Date: June 29, 2014
Education:       
Bachelor of Arts – Michigan State University
Experience:    
Public Safety Officer (Temporary) – Mott Community College (11/13-06/14)
Police Officer – City of Flint Police Department (1991-2013)
Correction Officer – Monroe County Sheriff Department (1990-1991)

  July

 

  August

Connie DeSimpelare
Position: Support Specialist – Art
Department: Fine Arts & Social Sciences
Supervisor: Mary Cusack
Start Date: August 4, 2014
Education:      
Master of Arts – Eastern Michigan University (Two Dimensional Concentration)
Bachelor of Science, Secondary Art Education – Central Michigan University
Associate of Arts – Delta College
Experience:    
2D Design Instructor (Adjunct) – Mott Community College (2012-Present)
Instructor/Administrator – In His Image Art & Photography (1996-Present)
K-12 Art & Photography Teacher – Peck Community Schools (1983-1988)

Malinda Burnash
Position: Support Specialist – Health Sciences
Department: Health Sciences
Supervisor: Rebecca Myszenski
Start Date: August 18, 2014
Education:      
Master of Science in Nursing – Saginaw Valley State University
Masters of Science in Education – Marygrove College
Bachelor of Science, Nursing – University of Michigan-Flint
Experience:    
Nursing, Allied Health, Certified Nurse Aide & Clinical Assistant Instructor (Adjunct) – Mott Community College (2007 – Current)
Skills Lab Coordinator; Nursing & Associate Professor – Baker College (2008-2011)
Staff Nurse – McLaren Regional Medical Center (2006-2007)

Jeffrey Brandes
Position: Full-time Faculty – Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration
Department: Technology
Supervisor: Clark Harris
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
Bachelors in Organizational Leadership & Communication – Rochester College
Associates in Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology – Mott Community College
Experience:
Adjunct Instructor – Mott Community College (1998-2014)
Service Technician – Shambaugh & Sons of Michigan (2001-2014)
Facilities Engineer – Johnson Controls (1996-2001)

Katy Koon
Position: Full-time Faculty – Nursing
Department: Health Sciences
Supervisor: Rebecca Myszenski
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
Master of Science in Nursing – Ferris State University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Michigan–Flint
Experience:
Adjunct Faculty – Mott Community College (2007-2014)
Registered Nurse – McLaren Hospital (2012-2014)
Registered Nurse – Select Specialty Hospital (2003-2013)

Brian Littleton
Position: Full-time Faculty – Psychology
Department: Fine Arts & Social Sciences
Supervisor: Mary Cusack
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
Doctoral Candidate in Counseling Psychology – Western Michigan University
M.S. in Clinical Health Psychology – University of Michigan-Dearborn
B.A. in Psychology – Wayne State University
Experience:
Adjunct Faculty, Behavioral Sciences – Kalamazoo Valley Community College (2009-2013)
Therapist – Borgess Medical Center (2010-Present)
Limited Licensed Psychologist – Assessment Psychology (2009-Present)
Part-time Faculty, Psychology – Davenport University

Phillip Nulph
Position: Full-time Faculty – Psychology
Department: Fine Arts & Social Sciences
Supervisor: Mary Cusack
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
M.S., Clinical Health Psychology – University of Michigan-Dearborn
B.A., Psychology – University of Michigan-Dearborn
A.A., Psychology – Merced College
Experience:
Clinical Subjects Coordinator – University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry (2013-Present)
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology – Henry Ford Community College (2011-2013)
Clinical Subjects Coordinator – U of M Department of Emergency Medicine Research (2010-2013)
Adjunct Professor, Psychology – Merced College (2010)

Gina Palombo
Position: Full-time Faculty – Nursing
Department: Health Sciences
Supervisor: Rebecca Myszenski
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
M.A., Nursing Education – Michigan State University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Oakland University
Experience:
Visiting Assistant Professor – Oakland University (2011-2014)
Nursing Lab Supervisor/ Simulation & Adjunct Faculty – Macomb Community College (2005-2014)
Registered Nurse – Mt. Clemens Medical Regional Center (1986-2014)

Robert Pieschke
Position: Full-time Faculty – English
Department: Humanities
Supervisor: Patricia Bergh
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
M.A., English Language and Literature – Central Michigan University
B.A., English & Communication – Saginaw Valley State University
Experience:
Adjunct Faculty – Delta College (2012-2014)
Adjunct Faculty – Saginaw Valley State University (2012-2014)
Fixed-Term Faculty – Central Michigan University (2012-2013)

Jerald Staley
Position: Full-time Faculty – Welding
Department: Technology
Supervisor: Clark Harris
Start Date: August 27, 2014
Education:
Bachelor of Science, Major Applied Technology – Eastern Michigan University
Associates of Applied Science, Quality Assurance – Mott Community College
Experience:
Adjunct Faculty, Welding – Mott Community College (2005-2014)
Sole Owner – No Arc Company (1980-Present)
Consultant – Lessors Welding Supply (1985-2003)

Eric Rodgers
Position: Part-time Police Officer
Department: Public Safety
Supervisor: Theresa Stephens-Lock
Start Date: August 31, 2014
Education:
Graduate – City of Flint Police Academy
Experience:
Patrol/Traffic Officer and Sergeant – City of Flint Police Department (1991-2014)

  September

Anar Guru
Position: Full-time Faculty – Physical Therapist Assistant
Department: Health Sciences
Supervisor: Rebecca Myszenski
Start Date: September 22, 2014
Education:
Doctor of Physical Therapy – University of Michigan–Flint
Bachelor of Science, Health Science – University of Michigan–Flint
Bachelor of Science, Health Science & Exercise Science – Oakland University
Experience:
Multi-Site Manager, Physical Therapist – Physiotherapy Associates (2014)
LEO Lecturer, Department of Physical Therapy – University of Michigan–Flint (2013-2014)
Physical Therapist & Clinic Co-Manager – SPINEdex Physical Therapy (2003-2005)

  October

Shawn Brown
Position: Athletics Facilities & Transportation Technician
Department:  Athletics
Supervisor:  Al Perry
Start Date:  October 27, 2014
Education:  
Associate of Arts, General Studies, and Certificate of Marketing Management – Mott Community College
Building Trade School – Davison Area Skill Center
Auto Mechanics School – Genesee Area Skill Center
Experience:
Assistant Baseball Coach – Mott Community College (1999-2008)
Head Baseball Coach – Mott Community College (2008-2012)
Fitness Center Technician – Mott Community College (2002-2014)
Facilitator of Kearsley Park/ Driver – Mott Community College (2013-2014)

  November

 

  December