Faculty & Staff

All employees can be reached by contacting Huntington Junior College at 304.697.7550 or toll-free at 800.344.4522.

Administration

Fred Fransen

President
Ph.D. – University of Chicago

Kiko Suarez

Chief Academic Officer
Ph.D. – Antioch University

Lake Tackett

Executive Director
M.A. – Marshall University

Kris Bertelsen

Vice President Prison Education
Program Lead AAS Addiction Recovery
Ph.D. – University of Central Arkansas

James Bennett

Vice President, Instructional Design and Learner Experience
Program Lead AA Classical Liberal Arts
M.A. – University of South Florida

Lisa Roberts

Chief Philanthropy Officer
M.B.A. – Jacksonville University

Administrative Staff

Cheyenne Carbajal

Administrative Specialist

Darlene Cummings, C.P.S.

Financial Aid Officer
A.A.S. – Huntington Junior College

Paige Justice

Director of Student Success and Institutional Effectiveness
Accreditation Liaison Officer
M.A. – Marshall University

Patricia Marcum

Financial Aid Officer

Leigh Ann Simpkins

Office Manager

Lake Tackett

Executive Director
M.A. – Marshall University

Tanner Wooten

Student Success Coach
M.A. – Marshall University

Faculty

Kris Bertelsen

Prison Programs. Allied Health.
Program Lead AAS Addiction Recovery
Ph.D. – University of Central Arkansas

Myra Brimmer

Business
M.A. – Capella University

Traci Burton

Allied Health. Program Lead AAS Medical Assisting
A.A.S. – Huntington Junior College
A.A.S. – Mountwest Community and Technical College

Daniel Camacho

General Education
M.A. – Florida Atlantic University

Kim Copley

Business. Administrative Technologies
E.D.S. – Marshall University

Jim Flanagan

General Education
M.A. – Mt. St. Mary’s University

Jordan T. Howard

Allied Health. Addiction Recovery
LPC-S, Ed.S, MSMFT, EMDR-II, CSAT – Harding University

Mark Johnson

General Education
M.A. – University of Dayton

Paula Johnson, C.D.A.

Allied Health. Program Lead AAS Dental Assisting.
A.A.S.- Huntington Junior College

Paige Justice

General Education
M.A. – Marshall University

Kristen LeFevers

General Education
M.A. – Marshall University

Yuan Rong Jia-Reid

Business
M.B.A. – Marshall University

Melissa Sovine

Allied Health. Program Lead AAS Medical Coding & Billing.
A.A.S. – Huntington Junior College

Bryan Shaw

Business
M.B.A. – University of Phoenix

Debi Slaughter

Business
Ph.D. – Capella University

Brian Stephens

Business. Program Lead AAS Business Management
M.B.A. – Marshall University

Jeff Zvengrowski

General Education
Ph.D. – University of Virginia

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