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Faculty and Staff


Name Title
Dr. Rachel Desmarais President
Dr. Levy Brown Vice President of Learning, Student Engagement and Success
Dr. Jerry Edmonds III Vice President of Workforce and Community Engagement
Steven Graham Vice President of Finance and Operations
Dr. Ken Lewis Vice President of Institutional Research and Technology
Eddie Ferguson Executive Director of The VGCC Foundation
Kevin Tompkins Executive Director Human Resources



Name and Credential Title
Alie, Falastein Instructor of Mathematics
Alston, Jemal , B.S. Instructor of Accounting and Business Administration
Alston-Thompson, Rene’ , B.S., M.Ed Department Chair, Math
Andrews, John , B.S., M.S. Instructor, Basic Skills, Warren Correctional Institute
Ball, Tammy , A.A., A.S., B.S. Online Retention Specialist \Instructor – Office Admin. & Med. Office Admin.
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
Brewer, Frederick , A.A.S., A.S.E. Certified Program Head of Transportation Technologies
Bryan, Jason , B.S., M.S. Instructor, English
Cameron, Derrick , B.S., M.B.A. Instructor Business Administration
Carr-Young, Felecia , B.A., M.A. Instructor, English
Carter, Tomeka , A.A.S. Program Head/Instructor, Cosmetology
Celimli, Ugur , B.S., B.S.N., M.S.N. Nursing Instructor
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
De La Torre, Esdras Recruiter/Counselor, Basic Skills
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 , B.A., Paralegal Certification Public Service Department Chair
Dixon, Javon Instructor of Sociology
Durham, Alvin , Instructor, Electrical Systems Technology
Epps, James , A.A., B.A, M.B.A./HRM Instructor, Basic Skills, Prison Programs
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 , Ph.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. Instructor, Medical Office Administration
Gill, Donna , A.A.S., B.S.B.E., M.S. Program Head of Information Technology
Gravel, Charles , Diploma, 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, Melvin 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.A. Program Head of Criminal Justice
Jackson, Nancy , A.A.S. Coordinator/Instructor, Cosmetology, South Campus
Jones, Karen , B.S., M.S., M.Ed. Instructor of Biology
Kamoru, Mercedes Medical Assisting Program Head
Lyon, Stewart , B.S., M.S. Program Head of Bioprocess / Biotechnology
McILory, 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
Otti, Emmanuel , B.A., M.I.S./M.B.A. Instructor, Computer Education
Owen, Randy Coordinator/Instructor, Fire Technology Programs
Pace, Rusty , Diploma, A.A.S. Program Head of Industrial Technologies
Parker, Candy , B.S., M.A. Program Head/Instructor, Office Administration
Polk, Kristie Coordinator/Instructor, Adult Basic Skills
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.S., M.S. Dept. Chair of Social Science
Stewart, Rebecca , B.S., M.S. Instructor, Spanish
Talley, Isaac , B.F.A., M.F.A. Instructor, Art
Taylor, Valerie , M.S., B.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
Vick, Beth , B.A., M.S. Instructor, Early Childhood
Walters, Maureen , B.A., M.A. Instructor, English
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
Wiggins-Ramseur, Vanessa , A.D.N., B.S.N., M.S.N. Nursing Instructor
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
Wyche, David , B.A., M.S. Department Chair/Instructor, English
Yoder, Yolanda , B.A., M.S. Instructor, Computer Education



Name Title
Abbott, Emily Librarian
Allen, Jennifer Administrative Assistant
Alston, Sherri Academic Advisor
Archie, Dorothy Custodian
Bailey, Spence Webmaster
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 Director, Occupational Extension
Byars, Elizabeth Distance Education Specialist
Cash Hardy, Geraldine Administrative Assistant
Chavis, Todd Custodian
Chavis-Norfleet, Gabby Administrative Assistant, Basic Skills
Colindres, Fredesvinda Financial Aid/LRC Assistant
Copeland, Sonya Academic and Career Coach
Cordell, Hilda Cook, Child Care
Creech, Jennifer Admissions and Records Assistant
Crenshaw, Dominecha Outreach and Student Support Coach
Currin, Kay Endowment Specialist
Curtis, Elvin Healthcare Coordinator
Curtis, Luther Custodian
Davis, Cathy Counselor
Davis, Jennie Librarian
Dickerson, Claudette Admissions & Records Assistant
Dunston, Emelia Academic and Student Success Program Coordinator/Asst. to the VP
Edgerton, Blondelle Director WIOA
Edwards, Lisa Admissions and Records Assistant
Elliott, Lauren Accounting Technician
Faulkner, Kelsey Publications Coordinator
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
Gardner-Ragland, Angela Dean, Business & Applied Technologies
Garrett, Adam Groundskeeper
Gay, Marvilo Coordinator College and Career Readiness
Goode, Faye College Liaison for ECHS/Warren Campus Coordinator
Griffin, Martin Maintenance Tech
Grissom, Andy Maintenance Supervisor
Grissom, Thomas Financial Aid/Library Resource Center Assistant
Gupton, Kristen Financial Aid Specialist
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
Hirth, Lori Controller
Holloman, Jimmie Network Administrator
Hudgins, Faith Student Success Assistant
Hunt, Diane Student Services Assistant
Johnson, Emily Staff Accountant – Financial Services
Jones, Sheri Director, Small Business Center
Jones, Teresa Housekeeper
Jordan, Dr. Antonio Director of Admissions & Enrollment Services
Ktul, Kathryn Registrar
LaRocca, Christopher Director of Marketing
Lawrence, Cherrelle Dean of Corporate Learning & Professional Development
Leary, Josalyn Assistant Registrar
Leonard, Robert Director of Financial Aid
Lewis, Priscilla Administrative Assistant
Luffman, Jennifer Accounts Receivable and Third Party Billing Coordinator
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
O’Geary, Amy Director of Advising & College Success
Paschall, John Computer Services Technician
Pegram, Rhonda Child Care Specialist, Day Care
Perkinson, April Executive Assistant to the President
Perry, Hoover Evening Custodial Supervisor
Perez, Gabriel Custodian
Pettaway, Dywanda Executive Assistant/Purchasing Agent
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
Robinson, Kierra Facilities Director
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
Strum, Tonya Financial Aid Specialist
Tatum, Matthew Computer Services Technician
Terry, Toni Human Resources Coordinator
Thomas, Angela Dean, Health Sciences
Towler, Roger Custodian
Tucker, Dawn Michelle Dean of Continuing Education & College + Career Readiness
Vargo, Kimberly Administrative Assistant, Business and Applied Technologies
Waddle, Tonya Academic & Career Coach
Weary, Tanya Dean, Business & Industry Solutions
Wheeler, Cecilia Dean of Arts and Sciences
Williams, Alicia Executive Assistant
Williams, Dorothy Custodian
Williamson, Susan Payroll Specialist
Wilson, Kenneth VGCC Grants Administrator