Academic Affairs

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Academic Affairs at Coconino Community College ensures that CCC students receive a high quality education through excellent programs, courses, and faculty. Resources for faculty can be found below and in the page menu. Information about CCC’s faculty, courses, and programs can be found in the CCC Catalog. Current and future students can find information and resources on the “Current Students” and “Future Students” menus on the CCC website.



Nate Southerland



PhD, Educational Leadership & Policy, University of Utah

MSS, Social Science (International Rural & Community Development), Utah State University

BA, Physics Teaching (Music Minor), Brigham Young University

Sheila Tomjack

Executive Assistant to the Provost


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Academic Deans

Kimberly Batty-Herbert

Dean of Arts & Sciences

Ed D, Higher Education Leadership, New Mexico State University
MA Speech Communication, Eastern New Mexico University
BS Television Broadcasting, Eastern New Mexico University


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Lisa M. Blank

Dean of Career and Technical Education

Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Indiana University
MAT Science, Indiana University
BS Environmental Science, Indiana University


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Academic Area Contacts

Career & Technical Education


Area Discipline: ACC

Ed Knecht
Lead Faculty, Lone Tree Campus
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Administration of Justice

Area Discipline: AJS

David Ramos
Lead Faculty, Lone Tree Campus
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Adult Education

Area Discipline: ABE, ELAA

Donovan Wiedmann
Program Director, Fourth Street Campus
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Business, Economics, Leadership, and Hotel and Restaurant Management

Area Discipline: BUS, ECN, HRM, LDR

Dr. Lisa Blank
Dean of Career and Technical Education
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Computer Information Systems

Area Discipline: CIS

Sarah Rencher
Lead Faculty
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Emergency Medical Services

Area Discipline: EMS

Dave Manning
EMS Education Coordinator, Fourth Street Campus
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Fire Science

Area Discipline: FSC

Marc Goldberg
Fire Science Program Coordinator, Fourth Street Campus
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Nursing and Allied Health

Area Discipline: AHS, AHSC, NUR, NTR

Katherine Costa
Director of Nursing, Fourth Street Campus
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Skilled Trades

Area Discipline: AUT, CTM, WLD

Kenneth Myers
Lead Faculty, Fourth Street Campus
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Arts & Sciences


English, Communication, and Languages

Area Discipline: ASL, COM, ENG, FRE, ITP, JPN, NAV, RDG, SPA, SPC

Sandra Dihlmann Lunday
Lead Faculty, Lone Tree Campus
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Education, Humanities, and Social and Behavioral Sciences

Area Discipline: ANT, ECE, EDU, GEO, HIS, HUM, PHI, POS, PSY, REL, SOC

Michele Metcalf
Lead Faculty, Lone Tree Campus
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Mathematics, Fitness, and Performing Arts

Area Discipline: DAN, FIT, MAT, MUS, THR

Jennifer Jameson
Lead Faculty, Lone Tree Campus
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Physical and Biological Sciences

Area Discipline: BIO, CHM, EGR, FNR, GLG, PHY, TSM

Dr. Girija Dasmahapatra
Lead Faculty, Lone Tree Campus
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Visual Arts

Area Discipline: ART, CPS

Alan Petersen
Lead Faculty, Lone Tree Campus
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Discipline Legend

Discipline Legend
ABE Adult Basic Education
ACC Accounting
AES Air Force Studies
AHS Allied Health Services
AHSC Allied Health Services (CAVIAT)
AJS Administration of Justice
ANT Anthropology
ASL American Sign Language
AUT Automotive
BIO Biology
BUS Business
CHM Chemistry
CIS Computer Information Systems
COM Communication
CPS Colorado Plateau Studies
CTM Construction Trade Management
DAN Dance
ECE Early Childhood Education
ECN Economics
EDU Education
EGR Engineering
ELAA English Language Acquisition for Adults
EMS Emergency Medical Services
ENG English
FIT Fitness
FNR Forestry and Natural Resources
FRE French
FSC Fire Science
GEO Geography
GLG Geology
HDE Human Development Education
HIS History
HRM Hotel and Restaurant Management
HUM Humanities
ITP Interpreter Training Program
JPN Japanese
LDR Leadership
MAT Mathematics
MSC Military Science
MUS Music
NAV Navajo
NTR Nutrition
NUR Nursing
PHI Philosophy
PHY Physics
POS Political Science
PSY Psychology
RDG Reading
REL Religion
SOC Sociology
SPA Spanish
SPC Speech
THR Theatre
TSM Teaching Science and Math
WLD Welding