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
Wayne Williams
Professor Emeritus
HCC Mailbox
RM
Tom Henry
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Terri Mitchell
Associate Professor
HCC 45
(828) 262-6058
HPEC
Taylor Lasagna
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Susan Weidmann
Assistant Professor
HCC 30
(828) 262-6328
RM
Stuart Scott
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Spencer Reeves
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Shannon Cline
Lecturer
HCC 14C
(828) 262-8639
RM
Scott Townsend
Professor
HCC 25
(828) 262-7153
HPEC
Ryan Hastings
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Russel Hiatt
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Ron Forster
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Robert McKethan
Professor Emeritus
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Ritesh Sheth
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Rebecca Storzbach
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Paul Stahlschmidt
Adjunct Lecturer
DDD 127
(828) 262-3873
PEA
Paul Gaskill
Professor Emeritous
HCC Mailbox
RM
Pamela Greene
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Natalie Dale
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Mitch Pardue
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-6330
PEA
Michael Kernodle
Professor Emeritous
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-3149
HPEC
Michael Darling
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Melissa Weddell
RMPE Chair / Professor
HCC 43
(828) 262-6303
RM
Mandy Harrison
Associate Professor
HCC 46
(828) 262-6324
RM
Lindsay Jenkins
Support Associate
HCC 36
(828) 262-3141
Staff
Lee Ryan
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
Karen Caldwell
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Justin Padgett
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-6303
RM
Joy James
RM Director/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
Professor
HCC 27
(828) 262-3173
HPEC
Joe Shimel
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Joann Ryan
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Jill Juris
Assistant Professor
HCC 26
(828) 262-6336
RM
Jerry Cantwell
Senior Lecturer
HCC 29
(828) 262-6321
RM
Jenny Allen
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Jason Parker
Adjunct Lecturer/HCC Director
HCC 114
(828) 262-7890
RM
Holly Ambler
Adjunct Lecturer/WGC Advisor
LLC 116
(828) 262-7746
RM
Hilary Silver
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Hannah Jackson
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
Professor
HCC 34
(828) 262-2540
RM
Eric Stuart
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Eric Frauman
Professor
HCC 22
(828) 262-6317
RM
Elizabeth Kerley
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
HPEC
Elise McLaughlin
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Edgar Peck
PEA Director/Senior Lecturer
HCC 16
(828) 262-6330
PEA
Eddie Simmons
Adjunct Lecturer/UREC Associate Director
SRC OP
(828) 262-6584
RM
Dusty Roberts
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Derek Mohr
Professor
HCC 48
(828) 262-3143
HPEC
David Schatzel
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Daniel Theriault
Assistant Professor
HCC 40
(828) 262-4989
RM
Cheryl Eddins
Lecturer/UREC Aquatics Associate Director
SRC
(828) 262-8707
RM
Carson Rivers
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
RM
Carol Almond
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Callie Hutchens
Academic Advisor
HCC 39
(828) 262-6529
Staff
Byron Towner
Lecturer
HCC 20
(828) 262-8560
HPEC
Bryan Taylor
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Brooke Towner
Assistant Professor
HCC 47
(828) 262-8558
HPEC
Briana Kidd
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Brad Moretz
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 262-6330
PEA
Bo Bolick
Lecturer
HCC 17
(828) 262-8995
PEA
Bill Moore
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
PEA
Benjamin Sibley
HPEC Director / Professor
HCC 21
(828) 262-6300
HPEC
Abby White Gould
Administrative Support Specialist
HCC 42
(828) 262-3149
Staff
Aaron Shugars
Adjunct Lecturer
HCC Mailbox
(828) 265-2255
PEA