Directory

Office of the Dean

Name

Position

Phone

Email

Melba SpoonerDean828-262-2230spoonermc@appstate.edu
Terry McClannonAssociate Dean for Student Affairs and
Program Services
828-262-6107mcclannontw@appstate.edu
Monica LambertAssociate Dean for Academic Partnerships, 
Assessment and Accreditation
828-262-7173lambertma@appstate.edu
Hannah ReederAssistant Dean and Director of the Academy at Middle Fork828-262-6066reederhs@appstate.edu
Amy CheneyDirector of Digital Teaching and Learning828-262-6091cheneyal@appstate.edu
Lynn Church Business Officer828-262-2234chrchla@appstate.edu
Rebecca CoatsDirector of Assessment and Accreditation828-262-7322coatsrb@appstate.edu
Oana DeveraStudent Record Specialist828-262-2839deveraoc@appstate.edu
Tammie GeldermanAdministrative Support Associate828-262-7106watkinsts@appstate.edu
Kim Guenther Executive Assistant to the Dean828-262-2230 guentherkj@appstate.edu
Michelle HoagAdministrative Support Specialist828-262-6891hoagmr1@appstate.edu
Theresa MakdadProgram Associate828-262-6107makdadtm@appstate.edu
VacantScholarship Coordinator/Accelerated Admissions Recruiter828-262-6095rcoemarketing@appstate.edu
Betsy RosenbalmDirector of the Public School Partnership828-262-6108rosenbalmem@appstate.edu
Rebekah SaylorsDirector of Marketing, Communications,
and Engagement
828-262-2663saylorsrw@appstate.edu

Development

Name

Position

Phone

Email

Gina HarwoodExecutive Director of Development828-262-6563harwoodrl@appstate.edu

Office of Field Experiences

Name

Position

Phone

Email

Carrie AfanadorInterim Director of Clinical Education and International Student Teaching828-262-8378afanadorca@appstate.edu
Louise MooreEarly Core Field Experience Supervisor828-262-8383moorelf@appstate.edu
Diane Wilcox Early Core Field Experience Program Coordinator828-262-7750wilcoxdh@appstate.edu

Undergraduate Program Directors

Name

Program

Phone

Email

Jerianne TaylorCareer and Technical Education 828-262-6352taylorjs@appstate.edu
Dionne Sills BusioChild Development:
Birth through Kindergarten (licensure)
828-262-2019sillsbusiodm@appstate.edu
Teressa SumrallChild Development:
Family and Child Studies (non-licensure)
828-262-2660sumralltc@appstate.edu
Leslie BradburyElementary Education828-262-2224upsonlk@appstate.edu
Chris CookMiddle Grades Education 828-262-6062cookcm5@appstate.edu
Aftynne CheekSpecial Education828-262-7833cheekae1@appstate.edu
Tracie SalinasSecondary Education, Director 828-262-2376 salinastm@appstate.edu
Jennifer GeibSecondary Education: Biology 828-262-2174geibjc@appstate.edu
Carol BabyakSecondary Education: Chemistry 828-262-2756babyakcm@appstate.edu
Leslie CookSecondary Education: English  828-262-7301 cookls@appstate.edu
Laura MallardSecondary Education: Geology (Earth Science)828-262-8008mallardl@appstate.edu
Rwany SibajaSecondary Education: History 828-262-8476 sibajaro@appstate.edu
Deborah CrockerSecondary Education: Mathematics 828-262-2381crockerda@appstate.edu
David SitarSecondary Education: Physics 828-262-2463 sitardj@appstate.edu
Victoria GrubeSpecial Subjects: Art Education828-262-8265grubev@appstate.edu
Brooke HofsessSpecial Subjects: Art Education828-262-2095hofsessba@appstate.edu
Ben SibleySpecial Subjects:
Health and Physical Education
828-262-6300sibleyba@appstate.edu
Paul SebastianSpecial Subjects: 
Languages, Literature and Cultures
828-262-2932sebastianpl@appstate.edu
Darci GardnerSpecial Subjects: Languages, Literature 
and Cultures - Spanish Education
828-262-2928gardnerdl1@appstate.edu
Benjamin SouzaSpecial Subjects: Languages, Literature 
and Cultures - Spanish Education
828-262-2305souzabj@appstate.edu
Lisa RunnerSpecial Subjects: Music Education828-262-8051runnerla@appstate.edu
Gordon HensleySpecial Subjects: Theatre Education828-262-3028hensleyg@appstate.edu

Graduate Program Directors

Name

Position

Phone

Email

Dominique HammondsClinical Mental Health Counseling828-262-6047hammondsds@appstate.edu
Sara Olin ZimmermanCurriculum Specialist828-262-2216zimmermnsj@appstate.edu
Julie HassonEducational Administration828-262-8060hassonjd@appstate.edu
Patrick O'SheaEducational Media828-262-6044osheapm@appstate.edu
Beth CampbellElementary Education828-262-2224campbellea@appstate.edu
Andrew KoricichHigher Education828-262-7232koricichma@appstate.edu
Darci GardnerLanguages, Literature and Cultures 828-262-2928gardnerdl1@appstate.edu 
Jennifer LuetkemeyerLibrary Science828-262-6064luetkemeyerjr@appstate.edu
Kristen BensonMarriage and Family Therapy828-262-8884bensonke@appstate.edu
Christopher CookMiddle Grades828-262-6062cookcm5@appstate.edu
Jill Van HorneProfessional School Counseling828-262-2590vanhornejw@appstate.edu
Elizabeth FryeReading Education828-262-7623fryeem@appstate.edu
Precious MudiwaSchool Administration828-262-3230mudiwap@appstate.edu
Rebecca ShanklandSpecial Education828-262-2865shanklandrk@appstate.edu
Sonja ArdoinStudent Affairs Administration828-262-8375ardoins@appstate.edu

Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

NamePositionPhoneEmail
Vachel MillerDirector828-262-2280 millervw@appstate.edu
Chris OsmondAssociate Director828-262-7754osmond@appstate.edu
Elizabeth HayesProgram Associate828-262-7647 hayesle2@appstate.edu

Technology Support

Name

Position

Phone

Email

Micheal BennettTechnology Support Specialist828-262-6068 bennettmg@appstate.edu
Max BilsonTechnology Support Specialist828-262-6810bilsonma@appstate.edu