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
Jenny Allen
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Ginny Asma
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Leanne Bledsoe
Lecturer
HCC 14B
(828) 262-6325
PEA
Joseph Boitnotte
Senior Lecturer
HCC 14D
(828) 262-7321
PEA
Karen Caldwell
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Jerry Cantwell
Senior Lecturer
HCC 29
(828) 262-6321
RM
Shannon Cline
Senior Lecturer
HCC 14C
(828) 262-8639
RM
Stella Cybulski
Adjunct Lecturer
Michael Darling
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Kim Davis
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Cheryl Eddins
Lecturer/UREC Aquatics Associate Director
SRC
(828) 262-8707
RM
Piper Ellis
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Travis Erickson
Lecturer
14A
PEA
Ron Forster
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Grace Fortune
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Eric Frauman
Professor
HCC 22
(828) 262-6317
RM
Paul Gaskill
Professor Emeritous
HCC Mailbox
RM
Natasha Harris
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Mandy Harrison
Associate Professor
HCC 46
(828) 262-6324
RM
Taylor Lasagna
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Tom Henry
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Russel Hiatt
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Callie Hutchens
Academic Advisor
HCC 39
(828) 262-6529
Staff
Kristian Jackson
Senior Lecturer
HCC 41
(828) 262-6326
RM
Joy James
Professor
HCC 28
(828) 262-6322
RM
John Janowiak
Professor
HCC 27
(828) 262-3173
HPEC
Jill Juris
Assistant Professor
HCC 26
(828) 262-6336
RM
Michael Kernodle
Professor Emeritous
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-3149
HPEC
Briana Kidd
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Bryan Taylor
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Sharon Lawrence
Administrative Support Specialist
HCC 42
(828) 262-3149
Staff
Sarah Loveless
Administrative Support Associate
HCC 36
(828) 262-3141
Staff
Matt McFall
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Robert McKethan
Professor Emeritus
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Lara Mele
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Terri Mitchell
Associate Professor
HCC 45
(828) 262-6058
HPEC
Derek Mohr
Professor
HCC 48
(828) 262-3143
HPEC
Bill Moore
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Paula Brown
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Kirstin Morgan
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-6167
PEA
Justin Padgett
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-6303
RM
Jason Parker
Adjunct Lecturer/HCC Director
HCC 114
(828) 262-7890
RM
Kyra Patel
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Nathan Godwin
Adjunct Lecturer
PEA
Edgar Peck
PE Director/Senior Lecturer
HCC 16
(828) 262-6330
PEA
Rachel Peterson
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Estyn Phipps
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Erik Rabinowitz
Professor
HCC 30
(828) 262-2540
RM
Joshua Reese
Equipment Manager
VG 102
(828) 262-3048
Staff
Darlene Richards
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Stuart Scott
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Ritesh Sheth
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Aaron Shugars
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 265-2255
PEA
Benjamin Sibley
Chair / Professor
HCC 43
(828) 262-6300
HPEC
Hilary Silver
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Margaret Murray
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Eddie Simmons
Adjunct Lecturer/UREC Associate Director
SRC OP
(828) 262-6584
RM
Paul Stahlschmidt
Adjunct Lecturer
DDD 127
(828) 262-3873
PEA
Rebecca Storzbach
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Eric Stuart
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Daniel Theriault
RM Program Director / Assistant Professor
HCC 40
(828) 262-4989
RM
Brooke Towner
Assistant Professor
HCC 47
(828) 262-8558
HPEC
Byron Towner
HPEC Program Director /Senior Lecturer
HCC 20
(828) 262-8560
HPEC
Scott Townsend
Professor
HCC 25
(828) 262-7153
HPEC
Katherine Uva
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Susan Weidmann
Assistant Professor
HCC 23
(828) 262-6328
RM
Jessica Welch
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Wayne Williams
Professor Emeritus
HCC Mailbox
RM
Austin Wright
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA