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Faculty and Staff


Name and Credential Title
Desmarais, Dr. Rachel President
Edmonds, Dr. Jerry Vice President of Workforce and Community Engagement
Graham, Steven Vice President, Finance and Operations
Lewis, Dr. Ken Vice President of Institutional Research & Technology
Tompkins, Kevin Executive Director of Human Resources
Weary, Tanya Executive Director of The VGCC Foundation
Wheeler, Cecilia Acting Vice President, Learning, Student Engagement and Success



Name and Credential Title
Alie, Falastein Instructor of Mathematics
Alston-Thompson, Rene’, B.S., M.Ed Department Chair, Math
Alston, Jemal, B.S Instructor of Accounting and Business Administration
Andrews, John, B.S., M.S. Instructor, Basic Skills, Warren Correctional Institute
Bamigbade, Christiana, B.S., M.S. Instructor, Mathematics
Barney, Stephen Coordinator/Instructor, EMS Programs
Beckstrom, Zachary Instructor, Mathematics
Bell, Sara, B.A., M.A. Instructor, Humanities
Bennett Carter, Dr. Tracey, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Department Chair, Education/Program Head, Early Childhood Education
Bhattacharya, Dr. Nikhl Chemistry Instructor
Bishop, Brandon Director of BLET/LET
Bowling, Dr. Brandy, B.S., M.S. Science Department Chair
Boyd, Glen, A.A.S. Coordinator/Instructor, Law Enforcement Training
Brackett, Dr. John, B. Mus., M.A., Ph.D. Instructor, Music
Bryan, Jason, B.S., M.S. Instructor, English
Cameron, Derrick, B.S., M.B.A. Instructor Business Administration
Carter, Tomeka, A.A.S. Program Head/Instructor, Cosmetology
Chaves-Smith, Margaret, B.A., M.A. Instructor, Spanish
Clark, Tony, B.A., M.A. Instructor, Criminal Justice Technology
Clarke, Betty, B.S., M.A. Instructor, English
Coburn, Emily, Diploma Instructor, Cosmetology
Davis, Jamie, A.D.N., B.S.N., M.S.N Instructor of Nursing
Dawes, Yamika, B.S. Instructor, Developmental Math
Debnam, Marque, B.A., J.D. Program Head, Paralegal Technology
Dekle, Tina, A.A., A.A.S., B.A., M. Div., M.A. Instructor, Early Childhood Education
Devkota, Dr. Ramesh Biology Instructor
Dickens, Antoinette, M.A., Paralegal Certification Department Chair, Public Service, Curriculum Work-Based Learning Coordinator
Dillahunt, Marian Instructor, English
Durham, Alvin Instructor, Electrical Systems Technology
Epps, James, A.A., B.A., M.B.A/HRM Instructor, Basic Skills WCI
Evans, Wallace, Diploma Instructor, Cosmetology
Farmer, Delton, B.S., M.B.A. Instructor, Business
Feezor, Karen, B.A., M.S. Instructor, Accounting
Fischer, Robinette Department Chair, Applied Technologies
Fleming, Dr. Erica, Pharm.D. Program Head, Pharmacy
Folz, Erin, B.A., M.S. Instructor, Mathematics
Frink, Frankie, B.A., M.Ed. Instructor, English
Garrett, Hollie, A.A.S., B.S. Instructor, Medical Office Administration
Gibbs, James Program Head of Transportation Technologies
Gill, Donna, A.A.S., B.S.B.E., M.S. Program Head of Information Technology
Gravel, Charles Luke, A.A.S., B.S., B.A. Instructor, Welding
Grissom, Rose, A.A., B.S., M.B.A. Instructor, Business Administration
Harvey, Jessica, A.A.S., B.S., M.B.A. Instructor, Office Administration
Hayes, Dr. Melvin, A.A.S., B.S., B.A., M.S., Ph.D. Instructor of Mechatronics Engineering Technology
Henderson, Betsy, B.F.A., M.F.A. Department Chair/Instructor, Humanities and Fine Arts
Henderson, Curtis, B.S., M.S. Instructor, English
Holton, Ruth, B.A., M.A. Instructor, English
Hurt, Leslie, A.A.S., B.A., M.A. Instructor, Sociology
Hyson, Andrea, B.A., M.S. Program Head of Criminal Justice Technology/Public Safety Administration
Jackson, Nancy, A.A.S. Coordinator/Instructor, Cosmetology, Franklin Campus
Kamoru, Mercedes Medical Assisting Program Head
Lyon, Stewart, B.S., M.S., MBA Program Head of Bioprocess / Biotechnology
McILroy, Brande, B.S.N., M.S.N. Instructor, Nursing
Morgan, Margaret, B.A., M.A. Instructor, English
O’Geary, Sharon, A.A., A.A.S., B.A., M.Ed., M.S. Instructor, Psychology
Oleros, Tashika Program Head, Radiography
Otti, Emmanuel, B.A., M.I.S./M.B.A. Instructor, Computer Education
Pace, Rusty Program Head of Industrial Technologies
Parker, Candy, B.S., M.A., M.B.A. Program Head/ Instructor, Office/Medical Office Administration
Polk, Dr. Kristie Instructor of Psychology
Robinson, Tyrone Instructor Basic Skills, FCI
Rossi, April, B.S., M.A. Instructor, Mathematics
Scott, Edna Coordinator/Instructor for Basic Skills
Seaman, Dr. Anna, A.A.S., B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P. Instructor/Program Head, Associate Degree Nursing
Settles, Dr. Daniel, B.A., Ph.D. Instructor, Biology
Short, Timothy Carpentry Instructor
Soles, Stacey, A.A.S., B.S. Clinical Coordinator for Radiography
Southerland, Patrick, B.A., M.S. Instructor, Health/Physical Education
Sparks, Jonathan, B.A., M.S. Dept. Chair of Social Science
Stewart, Rebecca, B.A., M.A. Instructor, Spanish
Suanez, Sara, A.A.S., B.S., M.H.A. Medical Office Administration Instructor
Sutton, Lisa Program Head, Human Services
Talley, Isaac, B.F.A., M.F.A. Instructor, Art
Taylor, Valerie, B.S., M.S. Mathematics Instructor
Terry, Magnolia, A.A.S. Coordinator/Instructor, Cosmetology
Tharrington, Allen, B.S. Instructor, Welding
Thomas, Christal, B.A., M.Ed. Department Chair, Business Technologies
Thompson, Dr. Natasha, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Instructor, History
Tillotson, Mark Program Head of Construction Technologies
Watkins, Johnny Instructor, Basic Skills (Polk)
Whited, Victoria, B.S., M.A. Instructor, History
Whitlow, Jillian, A.A.S. Program Head, Culinary Arts
Whittemore, Michael, Diploma, A.G.E. Program Head of Construction Technologies
Williams, Wesley, A.A.S., A.A., B.S., B.A. Program Head of Engineering Technologies
Wilson, Gregory, B.A., M.A. Instructor, Developmental English
Wolf, Ian Instructor, English
Wyche, David, B. A., M.S. Department Chair/Instructor, English
Yoder, Yolanda, B.A., M.S. Instructor, Computer Education



Name and Credential Title
Abbott, Emily Librarian
Allen, Jennifer Administrative Assistant
Alston, Sherri Director of Admissions & Enrollment Services
Archie, Dorothy Custodian
Bailey, Spence Webmaster
Baity, Melissa Director of Financial Aid
Ball, Tammy Distance Education Coordinator
Bates, Tim Coordinator of Prison Programs
Bender, Daniel Coordinator of Open Labs
Blalock, Diane Receptionist, South Campus
Boone, James Maintenance Technician
Brewer, Gina Administrative Assistant
Brodie, Michael Campus Police Sergeant
Brown Jr., James Customized Training Director
Brown, Kali Dean - Student Access & Support
Bullock, Reba Granville Early College Liaison, Career and College Promise Liaison/Advisor
Burch, Bernard Custodian
Burwell, Kyle Dean, Business & Industry Solutions
Cash Hardy, Geraldine Administrative Assistant
Chavis-Norfleet, Gabby Administrative Assistant, Basic Skills
Chavis, Todd Custodian
Colindres, Fredesvinda Financial Aid/LRC Assistant
Copeland, Sonya Academic and Career Coach
Cordell, Hilda Cook, Child Care
Creech, Jennifer Admissions and Records Assistant
Curtis, Elvin Healthcare Coordinator
Curtis, Luther Custodian
Davis, Cathy Counselor
Davis, Jennie Librarian
Dunston, Emelia Academic and Student Success Program Coordinator/Asst. to the VP
Edgerton, Blondelle Director WIOA
Edwards, Lisa Admissions and Records Assistant
Elliott, Lauren Student Accounts Assistant Accountant/Cashier
Fletcher, Linda Director, Career Services
Foster-Hill, Willie Mae Receptionist
Foxx, Dr. Krystal Job Placement Coordinator
Franklin, Larry Campus Police/Public Safety
Fuller, Anita Child Care Specialist
Gallatin, Teresa Child Care Specialist
Garrett, Adam Groundskeeper
Gay, Marvilo Coordinator College and Career Readiness
Goode, Faye College Liaison for ECHS/Warren Campus Coordinator
Green, Serena Administrative Assistant
Griffin, Martin Maintenance Tech
Grissom, Andy Maintenance Supervisor
Grissom, Thomas Financial Aid Specialist
Gupton, Melonie Purchasing Agent
Hall, Lyndon Dean of K-12 Partnership and Warren Campus
Hamlet, Riley Child Care Specialist
Hargrove, Antonio Custodian
Hargrove, Frances Custodian
Hargrove, Jermiel Coordinator of Student Activities and Athletics
Hargrove, Trudy Administrative Assistant
Harp, Stephanie Administrative Assistant for Plant Operations
Harris, Evelyn Director, Distance Education
Harris, Pamela Child Care Specialist, Child Care Center
Hicks, Julie Director, Planning and Research
Himmel, Angela Director of Daycare
Hirth, Lori Controller
Holloman, Jimmie Network Administrator
Hudgins, Faith Administrative Assistant
Hunt, Diane Student Services Coordinator
Johnson, Emily Staff Accountant - Financial Services
Jones, Dafney Financial Aid/LRC Assistant
Jones, Sheri Director, Small Business Center
Jones, Teresa Housekeeper
Jordan, Dr. Antonio Dean of Students, Equity, Retention & Success
Ktul, Kathryn Registrar
Leary, Josalyn Assistant Registrar
Lewis, Priscilla Administrative Assistant Business, Applied Technology & Public Service
Luffman, Jennifer Student Accounts & Receivables Accountant
Makowske, Sita Facilities Coordinator-Civic Center
McDaniel, Andrea Coordinator of Institutional Research
McMannen, Mary Accounts Payable Coordinator
Melvin, Christan Student Engagement Specialist
Miller, Denise Personal Enrichment Coordinator
Mitchell, Evangeline Liaison, Franklin Early College High School
Newbern, Lee Systems Administrator
Newton, Sean Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety
Paschall, John Computer Services Technician
Pegram, Rhonda Child Care Specialist, Day Care
Perez, Gabriel Custodian
Perkinson, April Executive Assistant to the President
Perry, Hoover Evening Custodial Supervisor
Pherribo, Seletha Academic Advisor
Pierce-Cappetta, Veta Success Center Campus Coordinator/Counselor
Polk, Tiffani Personal & Career Coach Coordinator
Pulley, Norma LEIS Specialist
Ragland, Connie NC Works Career Coach
Ragland, Tina Student Engagement Specialist
Ramey, David Custodian
Richardson, Stephen Lead Custodian - Franklin Campus
Richardson, Steven Custodian
Roberson, Ashley Director of Plant Operations
Rodwell, Elisa Academic & Career Coach
Royster, Anna Custodian
Royster, Marie Housekeeper
Sawyer, Vincent Job Placement Coach
Small, Ricky Technician, Civic Center
Smith, Brenda Telecommunicator, Office of Public Safety
Snelling, Jason Coordinator, Academic Skills Center
Stainback, Audrey Administrative Assistant
Stegall, Deanna Administrative Assistant
Stem, Elaine Director, Library Services
Tatum, Matthew Computer Services Technician
Taylor, Gabrielle Health Sciences Career & Success Coach
Terry, Kathryn Payroll Specialist
Terry, Toni Human Resources Coordinator
Thomas, Dr. Angela Dean, Health Sciences
Thornton, Randall Financial Aid Specialist
Tolbert, Stephanie Dean of Business, Applied Tech, Public Service
Towler, Roger Custodian
Tucker, Dawn Michelle Dean of Continuing Education & College + Career Readiness
Waddle, Tonya Academic & Career Coach
Weaver, William Director of Information Technology
Williams, Alicia Executive Assistant
Williams, Dorothy Custodian
Williamson, Susan Payroll Specialist
Wilson, Anautica Accounting Technician
Wilson, Kenneth VGCC Grants Administrator
Yancey, Dr. Laurica Dean of Corporate Learning & Professional Development