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
Will Ambler
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Wayne Williams, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
HCC Mailbox
RM
Travis Erickson
Lecturer
14A
PEA
Terri Mitchell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
HCC 45
(828) 262-6058
HPEC
Susan Weidmann, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
HCC 23
(828) 262-6328
RM
Stuart Scott
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Sharon Lawrence
Administrative Support Specialist
HCC 42
(828) 262-3149
Staff
Shannon Cline, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
HCC 14C
(828) 262-8639
RM
Shaine Middleton
Coordinator for Resident Life/Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-2160
PEA
Scott Townsend, Ed.D.
Professor
HCC 25
(828) 262-7153
HPEC
Sarah Loveless
Administrative Support Associate
HCC 36
(828) 262-3141
Staff
Russel Hiatt
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Ron Forster
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Robert McKethan, Ed.D.
Professor Emeritus
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Rebecca Storzbach
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Rebecca Murray
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Rachel Peterson
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Piper Ellis
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Paula Brown
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Paul Stahlschmidt
Adjunct Lecturer
DDD 127
(828) 262-3873
PEA
Paul Gaskill, Ed.D.
Professor Emeritous
HCC Mailbox
RM
Nathan Godwin
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Natasha Harris
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Michael Kernodle, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritous
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-3149
HPEC
Michael Darling
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Melissa Auten
Career Development Assoc. Director/Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-2180
PEA
Matt McFall
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Marisa Sedlak
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Margaret Murray
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Mandy Harrison, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
HCC 46
(828) 262-6324
RM
Lisa Bledsoe
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Leanne Bledsoe
Lecturer
HCC 14B
(828) 262-6325
PEA
Lara Mele
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Kyra Patel
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Kristian Jackson
Senior Lecturer
HCC 41
(828) 262-6326
RM
Kirstin Morgan, Ph.D.
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-6167
PEA
Kim Davis
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Katherine Uva
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Karen Caldwell
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Justin Padgett
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-6303
RM
Joy James, Ph.D.
Professor
HCC 28
(828) 262-6322
RM
Joshua Reese
Equipment Manager
VG 102
(828) 262-3048
Staff
Joseph Boitnotte
Senior Lecturer
HCC 14D
(828) 262-7321
PEA
John Janowiak, Ph.D.
Professor
HCC 27
(828) 262-3173
HPEC
Jill Juris , Ph.D.
Chair/Associate Professor
HCC 26
(828) 262-6336
RM
Jessica Welch
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Jenny Allen
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Jason Parker
Adjunct Lecturer/HCC Director
HCC 114
(828) 262-7890
RM
Hilary Silver
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Grace Fortune
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Ginny Asma
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Estyn Phipps
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Erik Rabinowitz, Ph.D.
Professor
HCC 30
(828) 262-2540
RM
Eric Stuart
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Eric Frauman, Ph.D.
Professor
HCC 22
(828) 262-6317
RM
Edgar Peck
PE Director/Senior Lecturer
HCC 16
(828) 262-6330
PEA
Eddie Simmons
UREC Associate Director/Lecturer
SRC OP
(828) 262-6584
RM
Derek Mohr, Ed.D.
Professor
HCC 48
(828) 262-3143
HPEC
Darlene Richards
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Daniel Theriault, Ph.D.
RM Program Director / Assistant Professor
HCC 40
(828) 262-4989
RM
Connie Peeler
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Chris Wing
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Cheryl Eddins
Aquatics Associate Director/Lecturer
SRC
(828) 262-8707
RM
Callie Hutchens
Academic Advisor
HCC 39
(828) 262-6529
Staff
Byron Towner
HPEC Program Director /Senior Lecturer
HCC 20
(828) 262-8560
HPEC
Bryan Taylor
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Brooke Towner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
HCC 47
(828) 262-8558
HPEC
Brittany Bolick
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Briana Kidd
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Bill Moore
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Austin Wright
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Aaron Shugars
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 265-2255
PEA