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Directory of Personnel



Texas Lutheran University Corporation

Texas Lutheran University is a university of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). It is a nonprofit corporation of the state of Texas. The Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana, Southwestern Texas and Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synods of the ELCA each elect nine members of the corporation. The TLU Board of Regents also elects nine members of the corporation and the bishops of the three synods are ex officio members. The corporation, which meets annually on campus, elects the members of the Board of Regents and has the authority to amend the university’s Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws.

Steve Anderson, retired administrator TLU, Seguin

Austin Adams, retired, Flower Mound

Tim Bauerkemper, pastor, First Lutheran, San Marcos

Ashley Bergeron, high school counselor, Flower Mound

Sue Briner, bishop, Southwestern Texas Synod, ELCA, New Braunfels

Gayle Bouzard, associate chair, department of sociology, Texas State University, San Marcos

George Brookover, ELCA retired pastor/consultant, Kingwood.

Jamie Bruning, pastor, Highland Springs Retirement Community, ELCA, Garland.

Annette Citzler, retired professor, TLU, La Grange

Brett Carleton, CFP/Partner, Heritage Wealth Management, Houston.

Darren Dunn, general manager, KWED Radio, Seguin.

Carol Flores, manager of disaster preparedness and response, Interfaith Ministries, Houston.

Charles Franks, retired, Valero Energy Corporation, San Antonio

Atlee Fritz, owner, AEF Manufacturing, Seguin

Anna Geleske, owner, The Salon Professional Academy, Dallas/Brenham.

Ken Gerner, alternate presiding officer, insurance agent, State Farm, Houston

Erik Gronberg, bishop, Northern Texas-Northern Louisiana Synod, ELCA, Fort Worth.

Beth Hartfiel, church administrator, Christ the King Lutheran Church, ELCA, Houston.

Christine Jaecks, secretary, Fort Worth

Matt Kindsvatter, executive director, Lutherhill Ministries, La Grange.

John Kuempel, Texas State Representative, Seguin.

Chris Lake, pastor, Tree of Life Lutheran Church, ELCA. Conroe

Sarah Loyd, senior client success manager, Social News Desk, San Antonio

Edward Monson, retired school administrator, Kenedy

Kerry Nelson, pastor, Faith Lutheran Church, ELCA, Bellaire.

Thomas Pearson, professor, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg

Sarah Pareda, Trinity Lutheran Church, ELCA, Fort Worth

Jonathan Price, professor of geosciences, Midwestern State Univ., Wichita Falls.

Alexandria Pruden, teacher, Community ISD, Allen

Terry Richter, clinical social worker/psychotherapist, Interface Samaritan Counseling Centers, Houston.

Michael Rinehart, bishop, Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod, ELCA, Houston.

Susie Schnelle, pastor, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, ELCA, Austin.

Charlotte Smith, presiding officer, chief financial officer, Lee Anderson Company, Brenham

Robert Thonhoff, president and engineer, Thonhoff Consulting Engineers, Austin.

Kathy Toensing, retired teacher, La Grange.

Jeremy Ullrich, pastor, Shepherd King Lutheran Church, ELCA, Lubbock.

Kari Voight, executive director of operations, Faith Lutheran Church - Flower Mound, Highland Village.

Board of Regents

The Texas Lutheran University Board of Regents is the policy making body in the governance structure of the university. The board’s members are elected by the Texas Lutheran University Corporation. Meetings are held three times each year. The board’s executive committee includes the chair, vice chair, secretary, treasurer and three at-large members.

Mike Appling, CEO, North American Lifting Holdings, Inc., Houston.

Barb Bartling, senior pastor, Holy Comforter Church, Kingwood

Rhonda Calvert, San Antoniomarket president, Commercia Bank, San Antonio

Tony Canty, executive vice president, Labatt Food Service, San Antonio

Dan Church, vice chairman, Axon Energy Products, Spring

Michael Coffey, pastor, First English Church, ELCA Austin.

Sarah Eidson, Eidson Family Management Company, LLC and Our Romans 8:28, LLC, Weatherford

Jessica Gaidusek, executive director of internal audit, Valero Energy Corporation, San Antonio

Ilene Gohmert-Leck, treasurer, CPA, Cuero

Charles Kitzman, first vice president, wealth management, The Kitzman Group, Houston

Gary Kolkhorst, managing partner, Kolkhorst & Kolkhorst CPA, Houston.

Richard Manske, retired attorney, , El Campo.

Robin Melvin, retired attorney, Austin.

Kendra Mohn, pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church, ELCA, Fort Worth.

Luis J. Moreno, chief of staff, Texas State Senator Juan Hinojosa, Austin.

Laura O’Donnell, attorney, Haynes and Boone, LLP, San Antonio.

Robert L. Oliver, vice-chair, retired founder/manager, Metano Energy, San Antonio.

Wesley Peoples, chair, founder/president, Wes Peoples Homes, Austin.

Gary Riske, retired, vice president - Global eCommerce Audit Services with Walmart eCommerce, Sunnyvale, CA.

Steve Rode, retired ELCA pastor, Boerne

Jennifer Sanders, anchor and reporter, KXAN-TV, Austin

Dave Sather, president, Sather Financial Group, Victoria

Chelsey Stolle, teacher, New Braunfels

Dwain Thomas, retired regional vice president, ITS Technologies & Logistics, Richmond

Gary Valdez, president, Focus Strategies, LLC, Austin

Michael Washington, associate director of admissions, University of Texas at Austin, Cedar Park

Mark Whitt, president, Tenaska Marketing Ventures, Omaha, NE

Regents Emeriti

Robert L. Beglau, retired Thrivent/Lutheran Brotherhood managing partner/general agent, Great Southwest Agency, Austin.

Fred Biery, U.S. District Judge, San Antonio.

Glynn Bloomquist, Chairman, Home Run Dugout, Austin

Marion Brekken, church and community leader, Grapevine.

Nancy Breland, JD, CPA, CFP, attorney, Breland & Breland, Houston.

V. George Brookover, ELCA, Intentional Interim Minister/owner, Brookover Leadership Development and Consulting, Kingwood.

Jack Bush, president, Raintree Partners, Inc., Dallas.

Carol DeHaven, retired, school administrator, New Braunfels.

Pam Dickson, church and community leader, Humble.

Carol R. Drucker, physician, The Woodlands.

Philip Dunne, president, Advanced Containment Systems, Inc., Friendswood.

Larry Franklin, financial representative, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Lubbock.

Susan Giesecke, retired, certified financial planner, Houston.

Roger Hemminghaus, consultant, retired chairman and CEO of Ultramar Diamond Shamrock, San Antonio.

Andrew Huang, director of marketing, Smart Financial Center, Houston

Daniel Juarez, MD, PA; clinical assistant professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UTHSC at San Antonio, San Antonio

Paula Kaplan, managing partner, Kaplan Partners, Ltd., Longview.

Kathy Graeber Kubelka, retired educator, owner, Kathy’s Catering, Richmond.

Jon Lee, ELCA retired senior pastor, King of Glory Lutheran Church, Dallas.

Verne Lundquist, sports commentator, CBS Sports, Steamboat Springs, CO.

Nancy Maeker, director, A Minnesota Without Poverty, Minneapolis, Minn.

Joe C. McKinney, vice chairman, Broadway National Bank, San Antonio.

Lee Mueller, rancher, Live Oak Farms, Concord, N.C.

Karen Norman Mueller, church and community leader, San Antonio.

Elliott Pancoast, ELCA retired pastor, Llano.

Bill Petmecky, retired senior vice president, Seneca Resources Corporation, Fredericksburg.

Claudette Pfennig-High, church and community leader, Pearland.

Russ Rinn, EVP of Metals Recycling of Steel Dynamics, Inc., president and chief operating officer of OmniSource Corporation, Fort Wayne, IN.

Steve Rode, retired ELCA pastor, Boerne.

Xavier Rodriguez, U.S. District Judge, San Antonio

Ann Saegert, senior counsel, Haynes and Boone, Dallas

Allan H. Sager, professor emeritus for contextual education, Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, Ohio.

Laura Sanford, president, AT&T Foundation, Dallas.

Charlotte Smith, chief financial officer, Lee Anderson Company, Brenham.

Marie Smith, church and community leader, San Antonio.

Berger Wallin, retired, executive vice president, Sundstrand Corp., Morrison, Colorado.

Graham Weston, entrepreneur/former chairman, Rackspace Hosting, San Antonio.

Evangeline G. Williams, investments/real estate, Lakeway.

Karl Woodling, Owner, M.M. Moore, Dallas.

President Emeriti

Charles H. Oestreich, (1969), president emeritus. B.S., Capital University; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio University; L.L.D., honoris causa, Capital University.

Jon N. Moline (1994), president emeritus. A.B., Austin College; Ph.D., Duke University.

Stuart Dorsey, (2011) president emeritus. B.S., B.A. University of South Dakota; A.M. Ph.D., Washington University

Faculty Emeriti

Louis E. Bittrich (1960), professor emeritus of English studies and theater. B.A., Gustavus Adolphus; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina.

Annette Citzler (1977), professor emeritus of economics and business. B.A., Texas Lutheran University, M.A., University of Texas Austin, Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Shaaron Conoly (1970), associate professor, School of Music, B.M. University of Texas Austin; Lisence do Concert, Ecole Normal de Musique, France; M.Ed., Texas State University

Rebecca C. Czuchry (2005) retired professor of history, B.A., Texas A&M University Corpus Christi; M.A., Texas State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Lorne Davis (2002), professor emeritus of physics. B.S., Texas A&M University; A.M., Washington University, Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Shirley Dean (1985), instructor emeritus of biology. B.S., University of North Carolina, Greensboro; M.P.H., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Susan K. Duke (1973), associate professor emeritus of kinesiology. B.S., Arkansas Polytechnic College; M.S., University of Wisconsin.

Vicki Eckhardt (1977), assistant professor, assistant university librarian. B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.L.S., University of North Texas.

Mark O. Gilbertson, (1973), professor emeritus of philosophy. B.A., Augustana College (SD), M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Ana Maria Gonzalez Garcia (2003), retired professor of world languages and cultures. B.A> Escuela Normal Superior; M.A., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.

Jay H. Heizer (1988), professor emeritus of business administration. B.B.A., M.B.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Robert L. Hiner (1965), professor emeritus of psychology. B.A., Texas Christian University; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin.

Judith Dykes Hoffmann, (2004), professor emeritus of business and economics. B.A., Texas Lutheran University, M.A., Texas State University, Ph.D., University of Texas Austin

Patrick Hsu (1985), professor of modern languages, director of information services, university librarian emeritus. B.A. National Cheng-Chi University; M.S.L.S., Western Michigan University.

Jean-Pierre Météreau (1984), professor emeritus of English, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University.

Richard Milk (1985), professor emeritus of history. B.A., The University of Texas at Austin; M.A., California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Billy D. Musgraves (1979), assistant professor emeritus of mathematics and computer science. B.S., West Texas State University; M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University, M.A., Texas State University.

John Nellermoe (1979), assistant professor of art. B.A., Concordia College-Moorhead; M.A., Wisconsin State University.

Luther Oelke (1975), director emeritus of church relations. B.S., TLU University; M.Div., Trinity Lutheran Seminary.

W. Preston Reeves (1965), professor emeritus of chemistry. B.S., M.A., Texas Christian University; Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin.

Kristi Quiros, vice president for student life and learning and dean of students

Martha Rinn (1990), professor, university librarian, director of academic grants, Luther W. and Ruth E. Sappenfield Chair in Library Science. B.A. Texas Lutheran University, M.L.I.S., University of Texas Austin.

L. Hernan Rivera (1986), professor emeritus of mathematics and computer science. Licenciado, University Mayor De San Andres LaPaz, Bolivia; M.A. University of Oregon; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

Juan Rodriguez (1981), Professor Emeritus of English and Communication Studies and Modern Languages. B.A., M.A., Texas Tech University.

Walter Seidenschwarz (1968), assistant professor emeritus of English and communication studies. B.S., TLU University; M.A., Eastern New Mexico University.

William G. Squires, Jr (1980), professor emeritus of biology and kinesiology. B.S., M.Ed., Texas State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University.

Jack R. Tennison (1970), associate professor emeritus of mathematics. B.S., M.S., East Texas State University.

Melanie G. Thompson (2003), professor emeritus of business administration, B.B.A., Corpus Christi State University; M.B.A., Texas A&M Corpus Christi)

Ronald Utecht (1985), professor emeritus of business administration. B.B.A., Baylor University; M.B.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

David Wasmund (1976), professor emeritus of chemistry. B.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University.

Thomas G. Wilkens (1968), professor emeritus of theology. B.A., Luther College; B.D., Luther Seminary; Ph.D., University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

Anita F. Windecker (1950), professor emeritus of music. B.Mus., M.M., The University of Texas at Austin.

Kathryn M. Yandell (1962), professor emeritus of kinesiology. B.S., M.A., Texas Woman’s University; Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin.

Emeriti and Retired Staff

Cathy Anderson (1990), retired university nurse, B.A., B.S.N., University of Texas at Austin. R.N.

Stephen P. Anderson (1985), retired assistant to the president for administration and public affairs. B.A., Texas Lutheran University; M.A., Texas State University.

Richard Bailey (1997), senior computer programmer/analyst emeritus.

Jann Barber (1995), secretary emeritus, Langner Hall, B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Raymond Beversdorf (1983), retired dispatcher.

Verlene Butler (1995), retired facility services staff.

Jean Constable, director of institutional reporting

Lisa Cradit (2001), retired director of academic support, B.A., East Texas State University, M.A., Texas State University.

Sharon Craig (1995), executive assistant to the president emeritus.

Becky Crouse (2000), retired help desk coordinator.

Mel Dixon, head women’s basketball coach

Thomas Dodgen (1979), director of physical plant emeritus.

Stephen J. Doerr (1974), retired director of retired and senior volunteer program, B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Doris Engelhardt (1993), retired employment and benefits coordinator.

Guadalupe Garcia (1985), retired facility services staff.

James Garrett (1993), University Police Department and groundskeeper

Ginger Gibson (2000), retired assistant to the vice president for enrollment services.

Violet Glover (1978), admin. assistant to the assistant vice president for development and alumni relations emeritus.

Mitchell Gould (2000), retired senior programmer analyst

Kenneth R. Grimm (1992), retired facility services staff.

Carol Hamilton (1981), director emeritus of financial aid. B.S., Texas Lutheran University; M.Ed., Texas State University.

Kathryn Hartman (1984) retired secretary, Meadows Center

Gloria Herrera (1999), retired custodian

Janet Hill (1993), administrative assistant to the vice president for academic affairs emeritus.

Hellen Hillert (1989), retired secretary, registration and records.

Becky Hruza, administrative assistant

Craig Hunt (2008) retired groundskeeper

G.P. Kiel (1997), associate vice president for development emeritus. B.S. Texas Lutheran University; M.A., Texas State University.

Monica Hinson (2001), retired marketing communications coordinator. B.S. State University of New York at Oswego.

Judy Johnson (1990), retired secretary, athletics.

Dora Luna (1985), retired accounts payable coordinator.

Helen Martin (1978), retired library technician in serials & secretary.

John T. Masterson (1999) executive vice president and provost emeritus. A.B., The College of Wooster; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Denver.

Frances McClinton (1985), retired facility services staff.

Stanley Meyer (2013), retired director of church relations, D.M., Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Gil Merkle (1997), chief information systems officer emeritus. B.S., U.S. Air Force Academy; M.S., Southern Methodist University.

Marie Paiz (1999), retired assistant registrar. B.A., Texas Lutheran University; M.A., St. Mary’s University.

Ron Perkins (1993), retired preventive maintenance technician.

Terry Price (2002), retired executive director of conferences and event marketing.

Harold Sager (1969) vice president for principal gifts emeritus. B.A., Texas Lutheran University; M.Div., Luther Seminary.

Carol Skogman (1971), retired financial aid secretary. B.S., Dana College.

Elmer Soefje (1989), retired facility services staff.

Kathryn Tennison (1981), retired community life secretary.

Lana Urbanek (1983), retired director of auxiliary services. B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.A. Mankato State University.

Andy Vasquez (2005), retired associate vice president for human resources and risk management. B.A. University of Texas.

Carl Weden (1986), retired director of development. B.B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Terry A. Weers, (1995) retired director of counseling services and ADA coordinator. B.A., Texas Lutheran University; M.A., St. Mary’s University.

Wynona Wells (1980), retired postal services coordinator.

Kathy Wynn (1984), retired assistant director of auxiliary services

Administrative Staff

Office of the President

Debora Cottrell, president. B.S., Baylor University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas

Austin. Susan Rinn, executive assistant to the president. B.A., Southwestern University; M.A., Emerson College.

Jonathan Zitelman, director of university events. B.A., Texas Lutheran University

Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Sarah Ferguson, vice president for academic affairs. B.A., Drake University, M.A., University of Minnesota, M.S.W., University of Minnesota, Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Nathaniel Aubin, access services librarian. B.A., Schreiner University; M.L.S, Texas Women’s University.

Charla M. Bailey, director of international education programs. B.S., M.S., Emporia State University.

Amie Bedgood, director & assistant professor of nursing. B.S.N. Stephen F. Austin State University; M.S.N. University of Texas-Tyler; PH.D., Texas Women’s University.

Trey Buchanan, director of institutional research and effectiveness. B.A., Baylor University; M.A., Ph.D., University of New Hampshire.

Amy Hart, assistant director of nursing. B.S.N., Northern Illinois University-DeKalb; D.N.P., University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Denise McAskill, coordinator of academic affairs. B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Sally Carroll Ricks, technical systems & e-resources librarian. B.M., Louisiana State University; M.M., Baylor University; M.L.S., University of Texas in Austin.

Kelly Schievelbein, administrative nursing coordinator. B.A., St. Edwards University.

Vacant, assistant director of nursing-Houston Campus

Vacant, clinical coordinator-Houston Campus

Vacant, clinical coordinator-New Braunfels & Seguin

Shareen Vader, director for the TLU Community Music Academy, B.M., Southwest Texas State University; M.M., Louisiana State University.

Registration and Records

Glenn Yockey, registrar. B.S., Baylor University; M.A., John F. Kennedy University.

Kimberly Kalinowski, assistant registrar-curriculum & transfer. B.A.S.E., Texas Lutheran University

Vacant, assistant registrar-systems

Office of Development

P. Renee Rehfeld, interim vice president for development and alumni relations. B.S., University of Tennessee; M.B.A., Texas A&M Commerce.

Gaby Alvarado, director of alumni relations. B.A., M.A.A., University of the Incarnate Word.

Kimberly Gannon, director of major gifts. B.A., Washburn University.

Carrie Hallmark, development events and stewardship coordinator.

Danielle Jones, development services coordinator. B.S.W., Texas State University.

Jereme Matthews, director of annual giving. B.A., Texas Lutheran University; M.S., Texas A&M, Kingsville.

Fonda L. Mathis, director of research and development services. B.S., Texas State University.

Jena McKinzie, associate vice president for development and alumni relations. B.A., Louisiana Tech, B.F.A., Louisiana Tech, M.S., Louisiana State University.

Mercedes Moreno, assistant director of development services and research. B.B.A., M.A., University of the Incarnate Word.

Theresa Spiess, director of corporate and foundation relations. B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Vacant, associate director of alumni relations

Vacant, associate director of annual giving

Vacant, director of development marketing

Vacant, director of leadership gifts

Brian Wallace, associate director for development, B.S., Texas Lutheran University; M.Ed., Texas State University.

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

David Ortiz, vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion. B.S., M.S., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Toi Turner, associate vice president for human resources. B.B.A. Texas Lutheran University

Vacant, director of title ix and equity compliance

Office of Admissions and Marketing

Sarah C. Story, vice president for admissions, marketing and communications. B.J., University of Texas Austin.

Tony Aguirre, associate director for visit programs. B.A., M.A., Southwestern Assemblies of God University.

Lori N. Burkhardt, associate director for admissions information systems. B.B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Kelsey Cruz, assistant director & performing arts liaison. B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Ashlie Ford, director for marketing. B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Matthew Gillette, assistant director for admissions and athletics liaison. B.S., Texas Lutheran University; .M.S.Ed., Baylor University.

Tiffany Henley, associate director for transfer admissions and nursing. B.B.A., St. Edward’s University; M.Ed., University of Texas at El Paso.

Dory Kemp, graphic designer. B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Emily Keith-Woods, admission representative. B.A., Texas State University.

Alecia N. McCain, associate vice president for admissions. B.A., Texas Lutheran University; M.Ed., Texas State University.

Elliott Powell, executive director for admissions. B.B.A., University of Mary Hardin-Baylor; M.Sci., Azusa Pacific University.

Alissa Sommers, admission representative. B.S., Texas Lutheran University.

Mellissia Stewart, assistant director for admissions. B.A., University of the Incarnate Word; M.Ed., Texas State University.

Vacant, assistant director for graduate admissions

Vacant, director for transfer & graduate admissions

Office of Finance

Edie H. Richardson, vice president for finance and chief financial officer. B.B.A, Texas A&M University.

Stacey Alexander, assistant controller. B.B.A., University of Texas San Antonio.

Jeff Jandt, associate vice president for finance /controller. B.A. Texas Lutheran University.

Erica Miller, director of financial aid. B.B.A., University of the Southwest; M.B.A., Keller Graduate School of Management.

Rosanna Noriega, director of student accounts.

Lori A. Petty, director of accounting systems. B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Alyssa Scheel, director of financial accounting. B.B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Cheryle Sozzi, assistant director of financial aid.

Vacant, grant analyst

Vacant, senior staff accountant

Barbara Weyland, director for Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. B.A., University of Oklahoma; M.P.H., University of Oklahoma HSC.

Cathleen Wright, director of student financial services. B.S., University of Illinois; M.B.A., Butler University.

Information Technology

William R. Senter, vice president for administration and chief technology officer. B.A., M.B.A., Texas Christian University.

Kimberly Allen, senior systems analyst. B.S., Texas Lutheran University, M.S., The University of Texas San Antonio.

Daniel A. Lane, senior network and server administrator. B.S., Southwest Texas State University.

Drucilla Martinez de Morales, information technology consultant. A.A., Ozarks Technical Community College; B.S., M.S.Ed., Missouri State University.

Bobby Morris, network infrastructure manager. B.S., Texas Lutheran University

Joseph Ramirez, III, senior systems analyst. B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Ronald V. Sozzi, senior audio/video technology manager.

Robert W. Spence, director of information technology and auxiliary services. B.S., Texas A & M University.

Campus Police

Irene Garcia, chief

Campus Store

Gail Roberson, campus store manager.

Facilities

Kirk Herbold, director of physical plant

Kathy Hewell, assistant director of physical plant

David Glenewinkel, custodial superintendent

Darren Henkes, maintenance superintendent

Drew Pullin, grounds superintendent

Office of Student Affairs

Gourjoine Wade, vice president for student affairs. B.P.A., Grambling State University; M.S., Ed.D., Walden University.

Elena Aguinaga, career services program coordinator. B.S., University of Houston.

Jessica Anderson, director of advising support. B.A., B.S., Texas Lutheran University.

Wes Cain, campus pastor. B.A. Texas Lutheran University; M.Div., Princeton Theology Seminary.

Katelyn Grun, area coordinator. B.A. The University of Texas at San Antonio; M.Ed., The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Malikah Harvey, associate vice president of student affairs. B.A., M.Ed., University of South Florida; .Ph.D., Texas State University.

Andella Janicek, director of campus activities & student engagement. B.B.A., Northeastern State University; M.S., Texas A&M University.

Ansley Jenkins, area coordinator. B.S., Tarleton State University; M.A., The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Samira López, director of first year experience & student transitions. B.A., The University of Texas San Antonio; M.Ed., University of the Incarnate Word.

Marlene Rendon, director of counseling and accessibility center. B.Ed., University of Wyoming; M.Ed., Sam Houston State University; Ph.D., Sam Houston State University

Patricia Snow, area coordinator. B.S., Texas Lutheran University; M.Ed., Seattle University.

Vacant, director of service learning & career development

Laci Webber, director of student health & wellness. D.N., Baptist School of Health Professions.

Timothy Westmoreland, director of campus living. B.A., University of Texas San Antonio

Sycora Wilson, director of student success & retention. B.A., Humboldt State University; Ed.D., Fielding Graduate University.

Kyle P. Wych, dean of students. B.S., Huron University; M.A., The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Athletics

William W. Miller, director of athletics. B.A., Texas Lutheran University; M.Ed., Sam Houston State University.

Cam Bryant, head acrobatics & tumbling coach. B.S., M.S., Baylor University.

Gregory K. Burnett, director of campus recreation. B.S., Howard Payne University; M.S., Texas A&M University Commerce.

Richard Carson, assistant football coach. B.A., Sam Houston State University.

Nicole Curtis, athletic trainer. B.S., Merrimack College; M.S. Ed., Texas State University.

Joseph Dearing, assistant sports information director. B.A., Hardin-Simmons; M.A., Hardin Simmons.

Kristine Driggers-Gogin, assistant women’s soccer coach. A.A., San Antonio College.

Jeanne Enloe, administrative assistant and compliance officer.

Austin Falke, assistant men’s basketball coach. B.S., M.S., Stephen F. Austin University.

Jody Ford, assistant football coach. B.S., Central Missouri State University; M.S., Northeastern State University.

Phyllis Fowler, head volleyball coach. B.S., Southwest Texas State University; M.S. Texas A&M University Kingsville.

James Fuqua, assistant softball coach. B.A., Sam Houston State University.

Beau Grech, assistant football coach-defensive coordinator. B.S., Evangel University.

Matthew Gustafson, assistant football coach. B.A., The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Charles Hall II, assistant track and field coach - sprints, hurdles, & jumps. B.S., University of the Incarnate Word.

Bryce Hayes, director of sports information and sports marketing. B.A., Rhodes College.

Richard Heines, head baseball coach. B.A., Purdue University.

Angela Hisey, part-time assistant golf coach. B.S. Texas Lutheran University.

Darlene Holland, head cross country/track and field coach. B.A., Adams State College.

Kerwin Johnson, head women’s soccer coach. B.B.A., University of the Incarnate Word.

George Kee, assistant men’s soccer coach. B.A., Huston-Tillotson University.

Neal LaHue, head football coach. B.S., M.S., Texas A&I University.

Matthew A. Matocha, head athletic trainer. B.A., Texas Lutheran University; M.S., Indiana State University.

Amy Menzies, athletic trainer. M.S., Texas State University.

David Mueller, part-time assistant tennis coach. B.S., Southwest Texas State University; M.A., Sam Houston State University.

Troy Patterson, head women’s basketball coach. B.S., University of Texas at San Antonio.

Edward A. Salazar, head men’s soccer coach. B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Krystal Schneider, assistant women’s basketball coach.. B.S., Texas A&M University; M.S., Texas A&M University - Kingsville.

Ashley Spahn, part-time cheerleader director. B.S., University of Texas Austin.

Austin Speer, assistant cross country/track & field coach - distance. B.S., M.S., Adams State University.

John Strahl, head men’s and women’s tennis coach. B.S., Greenville College; M.Ed., Texas A&I University.

Kathleen Taylor, part time assistant volleyball coach. B.S., Youngstown State University.

Jacob Tingle, assistant football coach. B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Hung C. Tran, head men’s and women’s golf coach and athletics events coordinator. B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Vacant, assistant acrobatics & tumbling coach

Vacant, assistant football coach

Vacant, part-time athletic trainer

Olivia Van Hook, director, outside athletic facilities/assistant softball coach. B.A., St. Mary’s University.

Adrian Villarreal, part time assistant director of campus recreation in charge of aquatics. B.A., Texas Lutheran University.

Michael Wacker, head men’s basketball coach. B.S. University of Texas Austin; M.S., Texas State University.

Wade Wilson, head women’s softball coach. B.S., Sam Houston State University; M.Ed., Lamar University.

Benjamin Wolf, assistant track & field coach throws. B.S., Lake Erie College; M.A., Shorter University.

Faculty

(Full-time Teaching Faculty and Librarians)

Reza O. Abbasian, professor of mathematics. B.S., Abadan Institute of Technology; M.A., M.S., Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin. 1983-

H. David Baer, professor of theology and philosophy, Pastor Gerhard A. and Marion Poehlman Professor in Theology. B.A., Oberlin College; M.T.S., Emory University Candler School of Theology; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame. 2000-

Scott A. Bailey, professor of psychology, department chairperson of psychology, integrated science program director, honors program director. B.A., Southwestern University; M.S., Emporia State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University. 1994-

Mary Elizabeth Barry, assistant professor of composition. B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.F.A., Texas State University. 2002-

Norman A. Beck, professor of theology. B.A., Capital University; B.D., Lutheran Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary; D.D. (Honorary) Trinity Lutheran Seminary. 1975-

Cathy Ann Beicker, lecturer of mathematics. B.S., M.Ed., Texas State University. Marcie M. Belfi, assistant professor of education; M.Ed., University of Houston, B.S., Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin. 2020-

Calvin J. Berggren, associate professor of physics, B.S., Texas A&M University, M.S., Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 2014-

Matthew Birch, visiting professor of economics. B.A., Eastern Washington University; Ph.D., Washington State University. 2018-

Robin Bisha, professor of communication studies. B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Indiana University and University of North Carolina; Ph.D., Indiana University. 2002-

Shirley Bleidt, associate professor of education, interim department chairperson of education (Fall 20220. B.S., Texas A&I University; M.S., Texas A&M-Kingsville; Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; Ed.D., Capella University. 2018-

Janelle Block, clinical professor of nursing. B.S., B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, D.N.P, Concordia University-Milwaukee. 2015-

Steve W. Boehm, associate professor of sociology. B.A., Southern Illinois University; M.A.T., Southwest Texas State University. Ph.D., Texas State University. 2008-

Christopher M. Bollinger, professor of English and communication studies. B.S., Regis University; M.S., The University of Charleston; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University. 2005-

Collin P. Bost, assistant professor of composition; B.A., University of Texas Austin; M.F.A, Texas State University, 2009-

Douglas R. Boyer, professor and director, School of Music, Mary Gibbs Jones Chair in Choral Music. B.A., TLU University; M.M., The University of Texas at San Antonio; D.M.A., The University of Texas at Austin. 2001-

Daniel B. Braaten, associate professor of political science, department chairperson of political science, sociology and geography. B.S., North Dakota State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 2013 -

Alison Bray, associate professor of chemistry. B.A., University of San Diego; M.S., Ph.D., University of New Hampshire. 2011-

Alicia L. Briney, professor of business administration, Leif Johnson Professor in Business Administration. B.S., M.B.A., Louisiana State University Shreveport; Ph.D., University of North Texas. 2005-

Mary Beth Bronk, associate professor, School of Music, Baenziger Professor of Music. B.M., University of Texas, Austin; M.M., The University of North Texas. 2006-

Jesús S. Carmona, associate professor of data analytics, data analytics program director. B.S., Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey, M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M International University. 2021-

Patrick A. Cereceres, assistant professor of kinesiology, Kieffer Kinesiology Fellow. B.S., University of Texas-Austin, M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas-El Paso. 2021-

Rebecca J. Clark, lecturer of mathematics, B.A., B.S., Texas Lutheran University; M.S., Texas State University. 2008 -

Sally Cook, professor of business, accounting program director, university liaison to SACSCOC, Elton Bohmann Professor in Business Administration in Accounting. B.B.A., M.T., University of Texas San Antonio; J.D., University of Texas Austin Law School. 1995-

Brian Coulombe, associate professor of athletic training, department chairperson of athletic training. B.S., California State University Sacramento; M.S., West Virginia University. 2000-

Michael L. Czuchry, professor of psychology. B.A., Colorado College; M.A., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., Texas Christian University. 2006-

Colton L. Daniels, assistant professor of sociology. B.A., M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas-San Antonio. 2022-

Eric Daub, associate professor of music. B.M., University of Wisconsin Madison; M.M., D.M.A., University of Texas Austin. 2001-

Jack D. Davidson, associate professor of philosophy. B.A., M.A., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst. 2009-

Karin Ariadne de Villa, associate professor of world languages and cultures. B.A., St. Mary’s University; M.A., Middlebury College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Málaga (Spain). 2016-

Dorothy F. Diaz, clinical professor of nursing. B.S.N, University of Texas Nursing School-San Antonio (no University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, M.S.N., University of the Incarnate Word, J.D., St. Mary’s University. 2020-

Mark C. Dibble, associate professor, instruction and public services librarian. B.A., Austin College; M.L.S., University of Illinois. 2004-

Christopher Evans, assistant professor of dramatic media. B.F.A, University of Central Oklahoma; M.F.A., Yale University-School of Drama. 2022-

Amirhossein Fard, assistant professor of finance. B.S., Ershad University; M.B.A., Texas A&M University; Ph.D., University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley. 2019-

Daniel F. Flores, assistant professor and director of the Blumberg Memorial Library. B.A., Southeastern (College) University; M.A., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; Ph.D., M.Phil, Drew University; M.Div, Prrinceton Theological Seminary; M.S., Drexel University; M.Ed., Sam Houston State University. 2021-

Georgina Elizabeth Garcia, clinical professor of nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Texas-El Paso. 2017-2018, 2020-

Fernando A. Garza, Jr., associate professor of business, department chairperson of business and economics, Jesse H. Jones Chair in Business Administration. B.A., University of Texas Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas Pan American. 2012-

Wendi J. Gines, clinical professor of nursing. B.S.N., University of Texas-El Paso, M.S.N., Walden University, D.N.P, Samford University. 2020-

Margaret Gonzales, associate professor of English and communication studies, composition program director, student communication center director. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois Chicago. 2012-

Philip D. Grace, associate professor of history, department chairperson of history B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. 2014-

Danielle Grove, associate professor of biology.B.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Tufts University. 2010-

Liliana V. Guerrero, assistant professor of music (voice); B.M., Grand Valley State University, M.M., Wichita State University, D.M.A., Florida State University. 2020-

Mark Gustafson, professor of biology, environmental studies program director, national awards and scholarships director. B.A., Luther College; Ph.D., Duke University. 1997-

William G. Hager, professor of mathematics, director of academic assessment. B.S., University of Wisconsin Eau Claire; M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa. 2010-

Celestial D. Hahn, visiting clinical professor of nursing. B.S.N, M.S.N., Western Governor’s University. 2020-

Amy L. Hart, clinical professor of nursing. B.S.N., Northern Illinois University- DeKalb; M.S.N., University of Phoenix; D.N.P., University of Alabama- Birmingham. 2019-

Casi R. Helbig, professor of kinesiology. Krost Life Enrichment program director, Dr. Frederick C. Elliott Chair in Health, Fitness, and Nutrition B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University; M.Ed., Texas State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University. 2000-

Rebecca Hicks, lecturer of accounting. B.B.A., M.Acc., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; M.A., University of Houston-Victoria. 2018-

Sam Hijazi, professor of computer science. B.S., Towson State University; M.A., Morgan State University; D.B.A., University of Sarasota. 2008-

Carl S. Hughes, associate professor of theology department chairperson of theology, philosophy, and classical languages. B.A., St. Olaf College; M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; Ph.D., Emory University. 2013-

Shannon Ivey, associate professor of dramatic media. B.A., University of the Incarnate Word; M.F.A., University of California Irvine. 2012-

Jacques Jean-Francois, assistant professor of chemistry, B.S., Laval University (Toronto); M.S., Ph.D., University of Quebec-Montreal. 2016-

Eliza Jeffords, associate professor School of Music, Anita Windecker Endowed Chair. B.M., Vanderbilt University, Blair School of Music; M.M. Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music; D.M.A., University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. 2010-

Ruben Jimenez, visiting assistant professor of nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., University of the Incarnate Word, D.N.P, Regis College. 2021-

Pamela Johnston, professor of English, academic grants program director. B.A., University of Idaho; M.A., Kansas State University; M.F.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Missouri Columbia. 2001-

Robert M. Jonas, professor of biology, Adolph Krause Professor in Natural Science. B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. 1991-

Jeannette Jones, professor of education, department chairperson of education, Helen I. Weiss Chair in Educational Leadership, B.S., Texas State University, M.A., University of Texas-San Antonio, M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, Ph.D., New Mexico State University, 2015-

Amanda Kaminski, assistant professor of theology; social innovation and social entrepreneurship program director. B.A, Wheaton College, M.A., M.Div., Eastern University, Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union. 2020-

Timothy E. Kent, associate professor of athletic training, clinical coordinator for athletic training. B.A., Texas Lutheran University; M.S., West Virginia University. 2008-

Landa King, associate professor of art. B.F.A., M.A., West Texas State University; M.F.A., University of Texas San Antonio. 1989-

Amelia Koford, associate professor, outreach and information literacy librarian, director of women’s and gender studies, student communication center assistant director, Hugo and Georgia Gibson Professor. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., M.S., University of Texas Austin. 2012-

Sabrina R. Koog, clinical professor of nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., D.N.P, Grand Canyon University. 2021-

Donna S. Kubena, instructor of education, alternative certification program director, field experience and student teaching program director. B.S., M.Ed., Southwest Texas State University, 2013-

David Legore, professor of dramatic media, department chairperson of dramatic media. B.A., Texas Lutheran University; M.F.A., University of South Dakota. 1998-

Alan Lievens, professor of biology. Sidney Bohls Professor in Biology; B.S., St. Edward’s University; M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston; Ph.D., Louisiana State University. 1998-

Amy S. Long, associate professor of nursing; B.A., Texas Lutheran University; B.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing Houston; M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing San Antonio; D.N.P., University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing. 2014-

Holly S. Lutze, associate professor of business. B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.S., Ph.D., Stanford University. 2012-

Jennifer R. Mata, associate professor of English and communication studies, director of Mexican-American studies center. B.A., University of Texas San Antonio; M.A., Arizona State University; Ph.D., Washington State University. 2014-

Monica Ann Matocha, associate professor of athletic training. B.S., Texas Lutheran University; M.Ed., Texas State University; D.A.T., University of Idaho. 2016-

Jasmine Montenegro, lecturer of accounting. B.B.A., M.Acy., Texas Lutheran University. 2018-

James Newberry, professor of kinesiology, department chairperson of kinesiology, Jo Murphy Chair in Education. B.S., M.Ed., Texas State University; Ph.D., Texas A&M University. 2000-

Ridwan Rashid Noel, assistant professor of computer science and information systems. B.S., Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology; M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio. 2019-

Kyle David Olson, associate professor of art, department chairperson of visual arts. B.F.A., Midwestern State University; M.F.A., University of Nebraska. 2010-

Stephanie N. Perez, associate professor of biology, department chairperson of biology. B.S., Texas Lutheran University; Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. 2013-

Betseygail Rand, professor of mathematics. B.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Texas Austin. 2006-

Dahlia Z. Rojas, associate professor of nursing. B.S.N., University of the Incarnate Word, M.S.N., University of Rochester, Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University. 2021-

Michael D. Ruane, associate professor of chemistry, department chairperson of chemistry, FREX program director. B.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Wyoming. 2012-

Danna L. Salinas-Harrison, assistant professor of nursing. B.S.N, Stephen F. Austin State University, M.S.N., Ph.D., Texas Women’s University. 2014-

Angelika E. Sauer, professor of history. M.A., University of Augsburg Germany; M.A., Carleton University (Canada); Ph.D., University of Waterloo (Canada). 2000-

Toni D. Sauncy, professor of physics, department chairperson of physics. Harold T. Johnson Professor in Pre-Engineering. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Texas Tech University. 2014-

Rodrick M. Shao, associate professor, instructional technology support, director of the center for teaching and learning. B.S., M.B.A., University of Concordia Wisconsin Mequon; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University. 2008-

Lauren Shook, assistant professor of English, African American studies interim program director, Verner Gembler Fellow. B.A., M.S., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 2018-

Erika Deike Short, associate professor of kinesiology. B.S., Texas A&M University; M.S., Texas State University; Ph.D., Baylor University. 2012-

Tiffiny Lee Sia, professor of psychology. B.S., Linfield College; M.S., Ph.D., Texas Christian University. 2007-

John T. Sieben, professor of mathematics and computer science. A.S., Donnelly College; B.S., M.S., University of Missouri Kansas City; M.S., Texas State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri Kansas City. 1980-

Kevin Tate, assistant professor of biology, Kieffer Science Fellow. B.S., Portland State University; Ph.D., University of North Texas. 2018-

Sumeyra Tek, assistant professor of physics. B.S., M.S., Bilkent University-Ankara Turkey, Ph.D., University of Texas-San Antonio, 2022-

ToniAnn D. Treviño, assistant professor of history. B.A., University of Texas-Austin, M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2022-

Cecilia S. Trinidad, assistant professor of nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., University of the Incarnate Word, Ph.D., Walden University. 2013-

Varela Mereles, Fernando M., assistant professor of Spanish. B.A., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., M.A., Vanderbilt University. 2021-

Steven Vrooman, professor of communication studies, department chairperson of communications, cultures, English and world languages, general education program director, student media director. B.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.A., Arizona State University Tempe; Ph.D., Arizona State University Hugh Downs School of Human Communication Tempe. 2000-

Germaine Paulo Walsh, professor of political science, international studies program director, Lillie Krause Professor of Social Science. B.A., University of San Francisco; M.A. University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., Fordham University. 1992-

Bryan S. Wilson, lecturer of biology. B.S., M.S., University of Texas San Antonio.2017-

Linda F. Wilson, professor of mathematics and computer science, department chairperson of mathematics, computer science and information systems. B.S., Duke University; M.S.E., Ph.D., University of Texas Austin. 2004-

Elizabeth A. Woods, assistant professor of psychology. B.A., Texas A&M University, M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston. 2017-

Russell G. Zaiontz, lecturer of nursing. B.S.N., University of the Incarnate Word, M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston. 2017-2019, 2020-