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
Aaron Shugars
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 265-2255
PEA
Abby White Gould
Administrative Support Specialist
HCC 42
(828) 262-3149
Staff
Ann Matthews
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
April Nelson
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Benjamin Sibley
HPEC Director / Associate Professor
HCC 21
(828) 262-6300
HPEC
Bill Moore
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Bo Bolick
Lecturer
HCC 17
(828) 262-8995
PEA
Briana Kidd
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Brooke Towner
Assistant Professor
HCC 47
(828) 262-8558
HPEC
Bryan Taylor
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Byron Towner
Lecturer
HCC 20
(828) 262-8560
HPEC
Carol Almond
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Carson Rivers
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Cheryl Eddins
Lecturer/UREC Aquatics Associate Director
SRC
(828) 262-8707
RM
Daniel Theriault
Assistant Professor
HCC 40
(828) 262-4989
RM
David Schatzel
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Derek Mohr
Professor
HCC 48
(828) 262-3143
HPEC
Eddie Simmons
Adjunct Lecturer/UREC Associate Director
SRC OP
(828) 262-6584
RM
Edgar Peck
PEA Director/Senior Lecturer
HCC 16
(828) 262-6330
PEA
Elise McLaughlin
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Elizabeth Sibley
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Elizabeth Kerley
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Eric Frauman
Professor
HCC 22
(828) 262-6317
RM
Erik Rabinowitz
Associate Professor
HCC 34
(828) 262-2540
RM
Estyn Phipps
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Gabrielle Motta-Passajou
Adjunct Lecturer/LLC Senior Lecturer
SH 508B
(828) 262-8512
PEA
Ginny Asma
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Grace Fortune
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Hilary Silver
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Holly Ambler
Adjunct Lecturer/WGC Advisor
LLC 116
(828) 262-7746
RM
Jason Parker
Adjunct Lecturer/HCC Director
HCC 114
(828) 262-7890
RM
Jasyn Klamborowski
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Jenny Allen
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Jerry Cantwell
Senior Lecturer
HCC 29
(828) 262-6321
RM
Jill Juris Naar
Assistant Professor
HCC 26
(828) 262-6336
RM
Jim Cottrell
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 295-9311 x9312
PEA
Joann Ryan
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Joe Shimel
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
John Janowiak
Professor
HCC 27
(828) 262-3173
HPEC
John Ribes
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Joseph Boitnotte
Senior Lecturer
HCC 14D
(828) 262-7321
PEA
Joshua Reese
Equipment Manager
VG 102
(828) 262-3048
Staff
Joy James
RM Director/Professor
HCC 28
(828) 262-6322
RM
Justin Padgett
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-6303
RM
Karen Caldwell
Adjunct Lecturer/HDPC Professor
COE 336B
(828) 262-6045
PEA
Kristian Jackson
Senior Lecturer
HCC 41
(828) 262-6326
RM
Kyra Patel
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Lauren Ward
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Leanne Bledsoe
Lecturer
HCC 14B
(828) 262-6330
PEA
Lee Ryan
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Lindsay Carroll
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Magdalena Anoufriev
Support Associate
HCC 36
(828) 262-3141
Staff
Mandy Harrison
Associate Professor
HCC 46
(828) 262-6324
RM
Melissa Auten
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Melissa Weddell
RMPE Chair / Associate Professor
HCC 43
(828) 262-6303
RM
Michael Darling
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Michael Kernodle
Professor
HCC 50
(828) 262-6325
HPEC
Mitch Pardue
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 265-2255
PEA
Natalie Dale
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Pamela Greene
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Patience Perry
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Paul Gaskill
Professor
HCC Mailbox
RM
Paul Stahlschmidt
Adjunct Lecturer
DDD 127
(828) 262-3873
PEA
Rich Campbell
Adjunct Lecturer/UREC OP Associate Director
SRC OP
(828) 262-2475
RM
Richard Miller
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Robert McKethan
Professor Emeritus
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Ron Forster
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Russel Hiatt
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Ryan Beasley
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 265-3544
PEA
Scott Townsend
Professor
HCC 25
(828) 262-7153
HPEC
Shannon Shanely
Lecturer
HCC 14C
(828) 262-8639
RM
Spencer Reeves
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Stephanie Craven Bunch
Adjunct Instructor
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Stephanie West
Professor
HCC 30
(828) 262-6328
RM
Stuart Scott
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Taylor Lasagna
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Terri Mitchell
Associate Professor
HCC 45
(828) 262-6058
HPEC
Thomas Randolph
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Tim Winecoff
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Tommy Brown
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Wayne Williams
Professor Emeritus
HCC Mailbox
RM