Northeastern Junior College

Department Personnel

Agriculture Faculty

Mike Anderson  Mike Anderson, Agriculture Department Chair, Production Ag Coordinator
A.A., Northeastern Junior College;
B.S. and M.Ed., Colorado State University.
Brian Cullen Brian Cullen, Ag Business Coordinator/Rodeo Coach
B.S., Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Larry Pollart Larry Pollart, Animal Science
M.S., University of Wyoming
B.S., Colorado State University
A.S., Northeastern Junior College
Cole Briggs Cole Briggs, Equine Management Coordinator
B.S., Colorado State University
Lisa Shinn Lisa Shinn, Coordinator of Ag Business Management
A.A.S., Northeastern Junior College;
B.A. and M.S.M., Regis University
Kala Doane Kala Doane, Ag Business Management
B.S., University of Northern Colorado
Taya McAdow, Equine Mngmnt./Science instructor, Assistant Rodeo Coach
B.S., University of Wyoming
  Randall Von Krosigk, Animal Science Instructor/Livestock Judging Coach
B.S., Kansas State University
  Andy Bartlett,

Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Faculty

 Scott Thompson Scott Thompson, Liberal Arts Department Chair
B.A. and M.A., University of Colorado at Denver
 Pam Berns Pam Berns, English/Speech
B.A. and M.A., Wayne State College Nebraska
 Judy Szabo Judy Szabo, English/Reading
A.A., Northeastern Junior College;
B.A. and M.A., University of Northern Colorado.
 Diane Reuszer Diane Reuszer, English
B.Ed., and M.Ed., University of Miami
Celeste Delgado-Pelton Celeste Delgado-Pelton, Music Instructor
Bachelor of Music Education. & Master of Music, University of Northern Colorado
  Donna Brady-Lawler, Early Childhood Education Coordinator & Associate
Professor
B.A., Metro State College
M.Ed., Colorado State University
  Clint Rothell, Philosophy
B.A., Theological Studies, Biola University;
M.A,. Philosophy, Biola University
  Dante Pennington, Criminal Justice
B.S., Metropolitan State College of Denver;
Master of Criminal Justice, University of Colorado-Denver
  Kent Ross, English Instructor
B.S. & Master of Divinity, Abilene Christian University;
Ph.D., English Literature, Texas A & M University - Commerce
  Dave Wagner, Art Instructor/Gallery
B.S., California Polytechnic State University;
B.F.A., California College of the Arts;
M.F.A., New York
  Jeff Schiel, General Social Sciences Instructor
A.G.S., Northeastern Junior College;
B.A., University of Northern Colorado;
M.A., University of Montana

Business Faculty

 Brenda Rhodes Brenda Rhodes, Business and Cosmetology Department Chair
A.A., Northeastern Junior College;
B.A., University of Northern Colorado;
M.Ed., Colorado State University
 Ronda Monheiser

Ronda Monheiser, Business Instructor
B.S. and M.B.A., Colorado State University;
Advanced Studies, University of Colorado at Denver

 Amanda Kerker Amanda Kerker, Business Instructor
A.A., Northeastern Junior College;
B.S. University of Northern Colorado,
M.B.A., Upper Iowa University
 Deb Walker Deb Walker, Business/Accounting Instructor
A.A., Northeastern Junior College;
B.S., University of Northern Colorado;
Special Ed Generalist Licensure, Western State College;
M.S., Regis University

Cosmetology Faculty

  Julie Rhine, Cosmetology Instructor/ Coordinator
Cosmetology License, Bernal School of Cosmetology 
  Theresa Polly, Cosmetology Instructor
Cosmetology Certifi cate, Northeastern Junior College

Human Performance and Sport Faculty

Marci Henry  Marci Henry, HHPS Department Chair/Athletic Director/Event Center Director
A.A., Northeastern Junior College;
B.A., University of Northern Colorado;
M.A. Colorado State University 
 Nate Kelley Nate Kelley, Sports Medicine Instructor/Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.S., Huron University; M.A., CSU Global

Math, Science, Health Faculty

Brenda Zink  Brenda Zink, Health, Science, Math Department Chair
A.A., Northeastern Junior College;
B.S. and M.A., University of Northern Colorado
 Connie Henderson Connie Henderson, Biology
A.A., Northeastern Junior College;
B.A. & M.A., University of Northern Colorado
 Kevin Stump Kevin Stump, Mathematics/Physics
B.S., Fort Lewis College;
M.A., University of Northern Colorado
 Mike Vair Mike Vair, Mathematics
B.A., Fort Lewis College;
M.S., Colorado State University
 Daves Coles

Dave Coles, Science
B.S., University of Maine at Orono;
M.S., Colorado State University

Justina McCracken, Biology
B.S., & M.S., Colorado State University
Shelby Nichols, Chemistry
B.S., University of California at Davis;
M.S., University of Maine; Ph.D., Colorado State University
Jeri Garret Jeri Garrett, Mathematics
A.S., Northeastern Junior College;
B.S., Colorado State University;
M.A., University of Northern Colorado
  Jolene Buss, Health Science Education/HOSA Advisor
A.S., Colby Community College

Nursing Faculty

Julie Brower  Julie Brower, Director of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Northern Colorado;
M.S.N., University of Northern Colorado 
 Mary Lederhos Mary Lederhos, Associate Professor of Nursing
A.A.S., Morgan Community College,
B.S., Fort Hays State University,
M.S.N., University of Northern Colorado 
  Valerie Edinger, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Northern Colorado;
M.S.N., Walden University
  Jan Brandenburg, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Utah;
M.S.N., University of Northern Colorado
  Jody Kind, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Fort Hays State University;
M.S.N., West Texas A & M University
  Wendy Merrigan, Assistant Professor of Nursing
A. A., Western Nebraska Junior College;
B.S., University of North Colorado;
M.S.N., Liberty University

Transportation and Energy Faculty

Jason Hazlett

Jason Hazlett, Director of Renewable Energy & Department Chair of Transportation and Energy
B.S., Colorado State University

 Layton Peterman Layton Peterman, Automotive Technology Coordinator/Instructor
A.A., Western Nebraska Technical College
 James Lenzen James Lenzen, Assistant Director of Renewable Energy
  Jimmy Atencio, Diesel Tech Instructor/ASE Certifications
  Jack Marrs,
  Richard Moon, Secondary Automotive Technology Instructor
A.A.S., Northeastern Junior College

Academic Support

  Misti Pierce, Director of Academic Support Services
A.A., Northeastern Junior College;
B.S., National American University;
M.Ed. Colorado State University
  Maret Felzien, Reading Specialist
B.A., Colorado State University;
M.A., University of New Mexico
  Silke Hunker, Lead Developmental Math Instructor
A. S., Northeastern Junior College;
B. S., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

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