Organization and Staff

Organization

The Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning is a unit in the Teaching and Learning Division of Academic Affairs.

Staff

Melody Bowdon Eric Main Anna Turner

Melody Bowdon
Executive Director
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Eric Main
Associate Director
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Anna Turner
Instructional Specialist
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Amber Mullens Catherina Vernon Kris Hestad

Amber Mullens
Administrative Services Coordinator
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Catherina Vernon
Office Assistant
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Kris Hestad
Senior Computer Specialist
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William Dorner Brett Morrison Emmali Nayab

William Dorner
Computer Specialist
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Brett Morrison
Research Assistant
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Emmali Nayab
Technology Assistant
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Lauren Younker

Lauren Younker
Research Assistant
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Lisa Mills
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Tammie Kaufman
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Ernest Smith
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