Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Sep 25, 2022  
Catalog 2022-2023

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College Calendar 2022-2023

LWTech.edu/calendar

Academic Calendar and Holidays

Dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice. A detailed calendar with the latest information on registration can be viewed online at LWTech.edu/calendar.

Summer Quarter 2022

Independence Day July 4
College is closed
First day of summer quarter July 5
Last day of summer quarter August 29

Fall Quarter 2022

Labor Day September 5
College is closed
First day of fall quarter September 26
In-Service Day October 17
No classes
Advising Day November 1
No classes; see your advisor to plan enrollment and check progress toward completion
Veterans Day November 11
College is closed
Thanksgiving November 25
College is closed November 24, 25, and 26
Last day of fall quarter December 10

Winter Quarter 2023

First day of winter quarter January 9
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 16
College is closed
Advising Day February 14
No classes; see your advisor to plan enrollment and check progress toward completion
President’s Day February 20
College is closed
Last day of winter quarter March 22

Spring Quarter 2023

First day of spring quarter April 3
In-Service Day April 19
No classes
Advising Day May 9
No classes; see your advisor to plan enrollment and check progress toward completion
Memorial Day May 29
College is closed
Last day of spring quarter June 14
Commencement June 16

 


Faculty

Abbott, Thomas | TENURED
Computing and Software Development

  • M.S., University of Washington
  • B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Acar, Barcin | TENURED
Natural Science

  • Ph.D., Oregon State University
  • M.S., Oregon State University

Ater, Steven | TENURED
Design

  • M.F.A., University of Illinois
  • B.A., Central Washington University
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Bagaason, Todd | TENURED
Digital Gaming and Interactive Media

  • M.A., Academy of Art University
  • B.A., University of Oregon
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Barnes, Letty | TENURED
Business Technology

  • M.Ed., University of Exeter
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Bem, Gregory | TENURED
Librarian

  • M.L.I.S, University of Washington
  • B.F.A., Roger Williams University

Benner, Matthew
Business

  • M.S., University of Maryland
  • M.A., University of Maine
  • B.A., University of Maine
  • Post-Master Certificate, Northcentral University

Bibin, Lauren
Nursing

  • Registered Nurse
  • Ph.D., Georgia State University
  • M.A., The State University of New York
  • B.S., Valdosta State University

Brady, Andrea | TENURED
Nursing

  • Registered Nurse
  • M.S., Western Governors University
  • M.B.A., Northwest Navarene University
  • B.S., Boise State University

Bricken, William | TENURED
Mathematics

  • Ph.D., Stanford University
  • M.S., Stanford University
  • B.A., UCLA

Calavitta, John
English

  • PhD, University of Washington
  • M.F.A., University of Washington
  • M.A. University of Southern Maine

Chiozza, Amber
Visual Arts

  • M.F.A., University of the Arts
  • B.F.A., School of Visual Arts
  • Professional Certificate- University of New South Wales

Choudhury, Narayani | TENURED
Mathematics

  • Ph.D., University of Mumbai
  • M.Sc., University of Mumbai
  • B.Sc., University of Mumbai

Connors, Shanti | TENURED
Early Childhood Education

  • M.A., Pacific Oaks College
  • B.A., Pacific Oaks College
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Corrales, Jeffery
Nursing

  • M.A., Jacksonville University
  • B.A., Nevada State College
  • A.A.S., College of Southern Nevada

Dalgarn, Suzanne | TENURED
Nursing

  • Registered Nurse
  • M.S., Seattle Pacific University
  • B.S.N., University of Washington
  • A.A., Shoreline Community College
  • Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Educator
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Davis, Beth M. | TENURED
Dental Hygiene

  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • M.S., University of Washington
  • B.S., Oregon Institute of Technology
  • A.S., Oregon Institute of Technology
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Epps, Linda
Computer Security and Network Technology

  • M.B.A., Saint Leo University
  • B.S., Western Governors University

Fischer, Andrew | TENURED
Computer Security and Network Technology

  • M.S., Western Governors University
  • B.S., Western Governors University
  • A.A.S., Everett Community College
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Forsse, Brenda
Counselor

  • M.S., California State University
  • B.S., California State Polytechnic University

Fredrickson, Jennie
Funeral Service Education

  • B.S., University of Central Oklahoma - Edmond

Gobright, Robert
Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technician

  • A.A.A.S., Sought Seattle Community College

Grepo, Amanda
Nursing

  • Registered Nurse
  • M.S., University of Washington
  • B.S. South Dakota State University

Hauge, Yosefu
Auto Repair Technician

  • A.A.A.S., Shoreline Community College
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Hedlund, Anita
Nursing

  • Registered Nurse
  • A.A.S.N., Shoreline Community College
  • M.S., Walden University
  • B.S.N., Seattle Pacific University

Hicks, Jim | TENURED
Auto Body Technician

  • M.B.A., Seattle University
  • B.A., Seattle University
  • Collision Repair Certificate, Lake Washington Technical College
  • Certified Master Structural Damage Analysis Professional
  • I-CAR Platinum Certified Estimator
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Holum, Karen E. | TENURED
Design

  • M.S., University of Washington
  • B.A., Antioch University
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Jacobsen, Rex | TENURED
Accounting

  • B.A., Western Washington University
  • A.A.S., Lake Washington Institute of Technology
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Judy, Michelle | TENURED
Mathematics

  • M.S., George Washington University
  • B.S., University of Washington
  • A.S., Centralia Community College

Kardam, Neha
Electronics Technology

  • M.Tech., Gautam Buddha University
  • B.Tech., Gautam Buddh Technical University

Kelley, Katherine
Librarian

  • M.A., University of Wisconsin
  • M.A., University of Wisconsin
  • B.A., The College of Wooster

Kruse, Jessica
Counselor

  • M.Ed., University of Georgia
  • B.A., University of Georgia

Kuestner, Sue | TENURED
Mathematics

  • M.Ed., Montana State University
  • B.S., Ohio University

Lambert, Tracy
Dental Hygiene

  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • M.Ed., Concordia University
  • B.S., Eastern Washington University
  • A.A.S., Yakima Valley College
  • A.A., Central Washington University

Larson, Robin
Nursing

  • Nurse Educator Certificate, University of Phoenix
  • M.A.S., University Dominguez Hills
  • B.S., University Dominguez Hills
  • A.A.S., Pasadena City College

Lindeman, Danette
Dental Hygiene

  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • M.Ed., Western Governors University
  • B.S.D.H., Eastern Washington University
  • A.A.S. Dental Hygiene, Lake Washington Technical College

Mandy, Bob | TENURED
Architectural Technology

  • Master of Architecture, University of the State of New York, Buffalo
  • B.P.S., University of the State of New York, Buffalo
  • A.S., University of the State of New York, Alfred
  • Registered Architect
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Mangini, Ren’ee
Human Resource Management

  • M.B.A., Capella University
  • B.S., Central Washington University

Mantooth, Wes | TENURED
English

  • Ph.D., The George Washington University
  • M.A., Utah State University
  • B.A., University of Washington
  • A.A., Peninsula College

Marie, Robin
Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Master of Occupational Therapy, University of Washington
  • B.S., University of Washington
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Marushia, Sean
High School Programs

  • M.A., University of Illinois, Springfield
  • M.A., Seattle University
  • B.A., Seattle University

Mason, Sarah | TENURED
Welding Technology

  • A.A., Cascadia Community College
  • Certified Welding Inspector
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Maxfield-Matsumoto, Todd
Funeral Service Education

  • Licensed Funeral Director
  • A.A.S., Iowa State University
  • B.A., Grand View University

May, Candace
Dental Hygiene

  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • B.S., Oregon Institute of  Technology

McClure, Kimberly | TENURED
Natural Science

  • Post Doc., University of California, San Francisco
  • Ph.D., University of Washington
  • B.A., Colgate University

McLean, Sherry | TENURED
Mathematics

  • M.A., Brigham Young University
  • B.A., Brigham Young University

Meramore Joshua
Machining

  • A.A.S., Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Meyer, Benjamin | TENURED
Design

  • M.F.A., Iowa State University
  • B.A., Dordt College, Sioux Center

Monroe, Leslie
Physical Therapist Assistant

  • A.A.S., Lake Washington Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Seattle Pacific University

Mooney, Frances
Medical Assisting

  • Medical Assisting Certificate, Everett Community College
  • Certified Medical Assistant, Everett Community College
  • Associate in Technical Arts, Everett Community College
  • Professional Technical Certificate, Everett Community College

Nancarrow-Carter, Wendi
Behavioral Health

  • M.A. Loyola University
  • B.A. University of Michigan

Navarro, Karin
Early Childhood Education

  • EdD, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A., Stanford University
  • B.A., University of California, San Diego

Olivera-Deal, Maria
Basic Education for Adults

  • M.A., University of Central Florida
  • B.A., Emmaus Bible College

Paolicelli, Laurence | TENURED
Digital Gaming and Interactive Media

  • B.S., Art Center College of Design
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Popescu-Cosma, Mihaela | TENURED
English Language Learning

  • Ed.S., Walden University
  • M.A., University Babes-Bolyai
  • B.A., University Babes-Bolyai
  • TESOL Certificate, Seattle Pacific University
  • Certified LIST/DSHS Medical and Social Services Interpreter

Ramirez, Celia | TENURED
English Language Learning

  • M.Ed., Eastern Washington University
  • B.A., Eastern Washington University

Raz, Sharon | TENURED
Social Science

  • Ph.D., University of Haifa

Redman, Paul
English

  • M.A., San Francisco State University
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Rempel, Rex | TENURED
Behavioral and Social Services

  • D.S.W., University of St. Thomas
  • M.S.W., University of Washington
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame
  • Licensed, LICSW
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Renis, Brandi
Early Childhood Education

  • M.A., Ed Ashford University
  • B.S., University of Phoenix
  • A.A., Axia College
  • A.A.S., Kingsborough Community College
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Richmond, Michael | TENURED
Automotive Repair Mechanic

  • M.A., University of Washington
  • B.S., Western Governors University
  • A.A.S., Renton Technical College
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Rodriguez, Michael
Natural Science

  • M.S., University of Colorado, Boulder
  • B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University

Rogoff, Jennifer | TENURED
Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • M.Ed. in Occupational Therapy, Springfield College
  • B.S., University of Washington
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Roufael, Hany
Laser and Optical Technology

  • Ph.D., University of Cantabria
  • M.Sc., University of Cantabria
  • B, Sc., October 6 University

Sakai, Eric | TENURED
Culinary Arts

  • J.D., University of Hawai`i
  • B.A., University of Hawai`i
  • A.S., Kapi`olai Community College
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Shimokura, Gayle
Public Health

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.S., Duke University

Short, Andrew | TENURED
Mechanical Design Technology

  • B.S., Western Washington University
  • A.A.S., Lake Washington Institute of Technology
  • Certified Civil Drafter
  • Certified Mechanical Drafter
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Smith, Chris
Environmental Horticulture

  • B.S., University of California
  • A.A., DeAnza College
  • Certified Professional Horticulturalist
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Snider, Phil | TENURED
English

  • M.A., University of British Columbia
  • B.A., University of California, Davis

Sobottka, Jason | TENURED
Humanities/Visual Arts

  • M.F.A., University of Minnesota
  • B.F.A., University of Montana
  • A.A., Grays Harbor College
  • Certified Behavioral Assessment Expert

Talbot-Bluechel, Rebecca 
Nursing

  • Registered Nurse
  • M.S., Western Governors University 
  • B.A., University of Washington University School of Nursing

Tam-Cover, Kelly
English Language Learning

  • M.A., University of Washington
  • B.A., Ohio State University

Toussaint, Laura | TENURED
Social Science

  • Ph.D., American University
  • M.A., American University
  • B.A., Eastern Washington University

Trumbo, Phil | TENURED
Digital Gaming and Interactive Media

  • B.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Turpin, Nancy (Christine) | TENURED
Humanities/Communication

  • M.F.A., Iowa State University
  • M.S., Iowa State University
  • B.S.E., University of Florida
  • B.A., University of Florida

Tytar, Karyna
Intensive English

  • M.S., University of Montana

Underwood, Ty
Digital Gaming and Interactive Media

  • B.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

Vaschillo, Alexandra | TENURED
Computing and Software Development

  • M.S., Florida International University
  • M.S., Lenigrad State University
  • Certified Java Programmer
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Verschuyl, Molly
Physical Therapist Assistant

  • M.P.T., University of Washington
  • B.S., Linfield College

Waters, Janet | TENURED
Baking Arts

  • B.S., Art Institute of Seattle
  • A.A.S., Lake Washington Technical College
  • ACF Certified Working Pastry Chef
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Woodruff, Stacy | TENURED
Medical Assisting-Billing and Coding

  • M.Ed., Liberty University
  • B.S., University of Phoenix
  • B.A., University of Arizona
  • A.A., Pima Community College
  • Certified Blended Learning Designer
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Wozniak, Susan (Sue) | TENURED
Librarian

  • M.S., University of Washington
  • M.S., Oregon State University
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Technical Writing & Editing Certificate., University of Washington

Wyczalek, Katelyn
Welding Technology

  • B.S., Saint Martin’s University
  • A.A.S., Lake Washington Institute of Technology
  • Professional-Technical Certificate

Wyman, Amber | TENURED
Natural Science

  • Ph.D., University of Rochester
  • M.S., University of Rochester
  • B.S., University of Washington
  • EMT-P, Finger Lakes Community College

Yadav, Nomita
Social Science

  • M.A., University of Delhi
  • B.A., University of Delhi

Yi, Joanna
Nursing

  • Registered Nurse
  • B.S.N., Yonsei University
  • M.A., Pentecoastal Theological Seminary

Zupke, Cathy | TENURED
Engineering

  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • B.S., California Institute of Technology

Administrators and Support Staff

Dr. Amy Morrison
President

Bruce M. Riveland
Vice President of Administrative Services

Tuấn Đặng                                            
Vice President of Instruction

Dr. Ruby A. Hayden
Vice President of Student Services

Robert Britten
Executive Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Meena Park
Vice President of Human Resources

Elisabeth Sorensen
Executive Director of Foundation Development and Community Relations

Christopher McLain
Chief Information Officer

Leslie Shattuck
Executive Director/Executive Communications Officer

Deans.
Chew, Vicki L.
Pant, Priyanka
Heilstedt, Sally E.
Potter, Dr. Mike L.
Rector, Dr. David L.
Sen, Dr. Aparna

Associate Deans
Ames, Albert C.
Cline, Lauren G.
Lee, Karen C..
Meehan, Lisa D
Whitcomb, Kellie K.

Department Directors
Akselrud, Larisa V.
Bachman, Cherie
Biros, Demetra I.
Bowers, Anthony T.
Copeland, Cathy K.
Do, Tien V. 
Evora, Leticia A.
Geer, Kimberly K.
Hoch, Kaytlyn R.
Huebner, Casey L.
Lim, Xieng
Peacock, Katie V.
Steffens, Jeff A.
Stewart, Katie M.
Walton, Sheila A.
Wildes, Heather

Department Assistant Directors
Anderson, Lisa
Chandler, Sarah D.
Heyde, Jayne W.
Hisatake, Amber
Kipnis, Darcy M.
Loeum, Mony
Melnrick, Casey
Su, I-Yun

Managers and Support Staff
Abel, Nihro
Abdulrahman, Amal
Abdulrahman, Asma
Abdulrahman, Hamza
Aguilar-Corrales, Angel
Ake, April N.
Akinyi, Tina
Alaniz, Kimberly
Ash, Corrine
Barzegari, Khosro S.
Bebina, Angela
Bedford, Lynn
Bender, Trista
Blair, Krystal G.
Bourgeois, Jesse
Boyd, Julie
Breen, Andrea J.
Bryson, Tramayne
Cancino, Ernie
Castillo, Kim
Castro, Kalia
Castro, Karina
Chalmers, Cindy M.
Chase, Carolyn A.
Choudhury, Deblina
Chu, An
Cortes, Nicole
Cotutiu, Alexandru
Cuevas, Sandra
Davidyuk, Vera N.
Davis, Heidi L.
Davison, Chris
Day, Douglas P.
Desilet, Robin
DeWitt, Rhonda J.
Donaldson, Cassidy
Dorrain, Michael J.
Drake, Laura
Dudarov, Valeriy A.
Dupont, Noah B.
Earhart, Reinhart S.
El Sayed, Samah
Eren, Jonathan
Evora, Jennifer
Febry, Ellie M.
Fielding, Scott
Fleetwood, Nicole (Niki) P.
Goddard, Kimberly J.
Gossett, Elsa J.
Gouacide, Florena A.
Gouacide, Marc
Gracie, Timothy
Gracie, Sam
Hablo, Maricel
Hardy, Kimberly
Hawkins, Katie
Holland-Stone, Stirling
Horned, Daniel
Hsu, Chiein
Hupman, Robert
Jacobsen, Susan P.
Jefferies, Jeff
Khodorchuk, Sergey V.
Kirkegaard, Elena
Knight, Taylor
Korsunskaya, Vikki A.
Laakso, Alysen K.
Lacher, Maia
Larrabee, Katrina B.
Lawnicki, Gail L.
Leary, Michael M.
Lee, Hannah
Leffall, Caroline
Li, Yan
Litvinova, Irina I.
Lohvin, Piotr A.
Malloy, Bradley
Marquez, Norma
Martins, Lino
Masood, Javed
Mattson, Judy A.
McDermott, Stephen P.
Meehan, Colby
Melkumyan, Hrant
Mendoza, Noemi
Mikhaylov, Anatoliy M.
Michelle, Elie
Miller, Cassandra L.
Miller, Tisha L.
Morales, Maria G.
Nasby, Dana B.
Nelson, Bill
Patrick, Maddox N.
Powers, Mary M.
Ramos, Brian
Ramos, Brianna M.
Ramos, Judith
Reichert, Melissa R.
Rogers, Kathryn M.
Sasynuik, Carrie B.
Selves, Marah
Sexton, Steven
Shirokova, Elena
Shtromberg, Alisa
Silva, Christie A.
Skoczylas, Albert A.
Smith, Dexter
Sorrels, Alex
Spivey, Meg
Stratton, Tori
Ta, Julie
Terrell, Kelly A.
Timoshenko, Yuriy P.
Tishkova, Galina V.
Troy, Jeff J.
Vargas, Misty
Vega, Torri S.
Velasquez, Joel
Wheeler, Rebecca
Willingham, Toya
Wright, Elaine
Yang, Nancy
Zasypkina, Tatyana N.
Zeng, Ali

College Phone Numbers

General Information (425)739-8100
Academic Skills Center (425)739-8656
Admissions (425)739-8104
Adult High School Completion (425)739-8107
Academic Advising (425)739-8300
Assessment and Testing Center (425)739-8115
Associated Student Government (425)739-8314
Basic Food, Employment & Training (BFET) (425)576-5811
Bookstore (425)739-8108
Cashier/Payments (425)739-8403
Campus Public Safety (425)739-8224
Early Learning Center (Child Care) (425)739-8117
Dental Clinic (425)739-8130
Disability Support Services (425)739-8300
Employment Resource Center (425)739-8113
Enrollment Services (425)739-8104
Facilities and Operations (425)739-8218
Financial Aid Office (425)739-8106
High School Programs (425)739-8107
Human Resources (425)739-8212
International Students Services (425)739-8145
Jobline (425)739-8213
Lake Washington College Foundation (425)739-8134
Lake Washington Technical Academy (425)739-8107
Library (425)739-8320
Opportunity Grant (425)739-8100 Ext: 8448
Parent Toddler and Preschool Co-Op Groups (425)739-8107
Payroll Services (425)739-8214
President’s Office (425)739-8200
Program Information (425)739-8300
Purchasing Services (425)739-8215
Registration General Information (425)739-8104
Restaurant, Chef City Grill (425)739-8310
Running Start (425)739-8107
Student Accounts (425)739-8184
Student Development (425)739-8300
Student Programs (425)739-8314
Telephone Switchboard (425)739-8100
WorkFirst Program (425)739-8339
Worker Retraining (425)739-8206

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