Faculty & Staff

The Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education (RMPE) is sustained by over 40 expert faculty and a team of friendly, responsive and task-focused support staff.

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Name Title/Rank Office Phone Email Program
Dale Adkins
Professor/Chair
HCC 43
(828) 262-4989
RM
Jenny Allen
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Holly Ambler
Adjunct Lecturer/WGC Advisor
LLC 116
(828) 262-7746
RM
Magdalena Anoufriev
Support Associate
HCC 36
(828) 262-3141
Staff
Ginny Asma
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Ryan Beasley
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 265-3544
PEA
Joseph Boitnotte
Lecturer
EDH 123
(828) 262-7321
PEA
Bo Bolick
Lecturer
EDH 123
(828) 262-7321
PEA
Tommy Brown
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Stephanie Craven Bunch
Adjunct Instructor
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Byron Burrell
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Karen Caldwell
Adjunct Lecturer/HDPC Professor
COE 336B
(828) 262-6045
PEA
Rich Campbell
Adjunct Lecturer/UREC OP Associate Director
SRC OP
(828) 262-2475
RM
Jerry Cantwell
Senior Lecturer
HCC 32
(828) 262-6321
RM
Jim Cottrell
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 295-9311 x9312
PEA
Michael Darling
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Cheryl Eddins
Lecturer/UREC Aquatics Associate Director
SRC
(828) 262-8707
RM
Barbie Fisher
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Ron Forster
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Eric Frauman
Associate Professor
HCC 22
(828) 262-6317
RM
Paul Gaskill
Professor
HCC 30
(828) 262-6336
RM
Jaco Gerbrands
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Lydia Gillen
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Pamela Greene
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Mandy Harrison
Associate Professor
HCC 33
(828) 262-6324
RM
Taylor Hartley
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Russel Hiatt
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Kristian Jackson
Senior Lecturer
HCC 32
(828) 262-6326
RM
Joy James
Associate Professor
HCC 28
(828) 262-6322
RM
John Janowiak
Professor
COE 234D
(828) 262-3173
HPEC
Michael Kernodle
Professor
HCC 27
(828) 262-6325
HPEC
Briana Kidd
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Jasyn Klamborowski
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Ann Matthews
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-7153
HPEC
Robert McKethan
Professor Emeritus
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Elise McLaughlin
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Richard Miller
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Terri Mitchell
Associate Professor
COE 412J
(828) 262-6058
HPEC
Derek Mohr
Professor
HCC 93
(828) 262-3143
HPEC
Bill Moore
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Gabrielle Motta-Passajou
Adjunct Lecturer/LLC Senior Lecturer
SH 508B
(828) 262-8598
PEA
Justin Padgett
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-6303
RM
Jason Parker
Adjunct Lecturer/HCC Director
HCC 114
(828) 262-7890
RM
Edgar Peck
Senior Lecturer/PEA Director
HCC 16
(828) 262-6330
PEA
George (Edd) Pelsmaeker
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 606-7671
PEA
Regina Pelsmaeker
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 606-7671
PEA
Patience Perry
Lecturer
LLC 114
(828) 262-7223
PEA
Erik Rabinowitz
Associate Professor
HCC 34
(828) 262-2540
RM
Joshua Reese
Equipment Manager
VG 102
(828) 262-3048
Staff
Spencer Reeves
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Katie Richards
Adjunct Lecturer/UREC OP Coordinator
SRC OP
(828) 262-7388
RM
Joann Ryan
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Lee Ryan
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Stuart Scott
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Shannon Shanely
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-6319
RM
Iryna Sharaievska
Assistant Professor
HCC 51
(828) 262-6327
RM
Joe Shimel
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Benjamin Sibley
Associate Professor
HCC 20
(828) 262-6300
HPEC
Elizabeth Sibley
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Hilary Silver
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Eddie Simmons
Adjunct Lecturer/UREC Associate Director
SRC OP
(828) 262-6584
RM
Jenna Sorrells
Lecturer
LSD 204D
(828) 262-7808
HPEC
Paul Stahlschmidt
Adjunct Lecturer
DDD 127
(828) 262-3873
PEA
Kurt Steinbaugh
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Bryan Taylor
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Scott Townsend
Professor/HPEC Director
HCC 25
(828) 262-7153
HPEC
Lauren Ward
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Melissa Weddell
Associate Professor/ RM Director
HCC 21
(828) 262-6303
RM
Stephanie West
Professor
HCC 29
(828) 262-6328
RM
Abby White Gould
Administrative Support Specialist
HCC 42
(828) 262-3149
Staff
Wayne Williams
Professor Emeritus
Mailbox: HCC
RM
Tim Winecoff
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Rebecca Woolard
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA