Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

Palm Beach State College
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President

Ava L. Parker
J.D., University of Florida


District Board of Trustees

Charles K. Cross, Jr., Chairperson
Carolyn L. Williams, Vice Chairperson
John W. Dowd,III
Wendy S. Link, Esq.
Barbara Miedema
David Hernandez, Student



President's Cabinet

Peter R. Barbatis
Ed.D., Florida International University
Vice President, Student Services and Enrollment Management


Richard A. Becker
B.A., Mount Union College
Vice President, Administration and Business Services


Scott MacLachlan
M.Ed., Georgia Southern University
Interim Provost, Palm Beach State at Palm Beach Gardens


Kevin A. Fernander
J.D., Quinnipiac University
General Counsel


Suellen Mann
M.B.A., University of Miami
Executive Director, Palm Beach State College Foundation


Rachael Ondrus
B.S., Florida State University
Executive Director, Community Engagement and Special Assistant to President


Ginger L. Pedersen
Ed.D., Florida Atlantic University
Vice President for Information Services


Bernadette M. Russell
Ph.D., Syracuse University
Vice President for E-Learning and Instructional Technology
Provost, Boca Raton Campus


Rachelle M. Franklin
B.B.A., Loyola University
M.B.A., University of Texas
Interim Director, College Relations & Marketing


Maria M. Vallejo
Ph.D., New York University
Vice President for Growth and Expansion
Provost, Belle Glade and Loxahatchee Groves Campuses


Jean A. Wihbey
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Vice President for Workforce Development
Provost, Lake Worth Campus


Roger L. Yohe
Ph.D., Arizona State University
Vice President, Academic Affairs



Deans and Registrar

David Asencio
M.S., Buffalo State College
Dean, Student Development


Irving Berkowitz
D.S.W., Tulane University
Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


Peter Biegel
Ph.D., Capella University
College Registrar  [interim]


Tunjarnika L. Coleman-Ferrell
Ed.D., Florida Atlantic University
Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Boca Raton


Sheri E. Goldstein
Ph.D., University of Miami
Dean, Student Services, Palm Beach State at Boca Raton


Anita S. Kaplan
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts
Dean, Bachelor Degree Programs


Scott MacLachlan
M.Ed., Georgia Southern University
Dean, Student Services, Palm Beach State at Palm Beach Gardens


Patricia V. Richie
M.S., Johns Hopkins University
Dean, Business, Trade and Industry, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


Roy M. Vargas
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Belle Glade


Edward W. Willey
M.S., Nova Southeastern University
Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Palm Beach Gardens
Dean, Health Sciences and Public Safety, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth [interim]


Van P. Williams
M.S., University of Oklahoma
Dean, Student Services, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


Chester H. Zettler
M.B.A., Georgia Southern University
Dean, Enrollment Management



College Administration

Kimberly D. Allen
M.B.A., Palm Beach Atlantic University
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


Susan Bierster
M.H.S.A., Florida International University
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


Susan M. Caldwell
M.A., Florida Atlantic University
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


Barbara M. Cipriano
M.S., Barry University
Associate Dean, Public Safety, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


James E. Duffie
M.A.C., University of West Florida
Controller


Robert Gingras
Ph.D., Florida State University
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Palm Beach Gardens


Don Gladney
Ed.D., Pepperdine University
Associate Dean, Bachelor Degree Program, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


Vernon Grant
M.F.A., Pratt Institute
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


Dana M. Hamadeh
M.Ed., Concordia University
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Boca Raton


Robert H. Krull
M.S., Florida State University
Director, Library Learning Resource Center, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


Kenneth C. Libutti
M.B.A., Western Governors University
Chief Information Officer


Barb Matias
M.S., New York Institute of Technology
Executive Director, Human Resources


Jyrece M. McClendon
M.S., Florida State University
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Boca Raton


David Pena
Ph.D., Florida State University
Director, Library Learning Resource Center, Palm Beach State at Palm Beach Gardens


Carlos F. Ramos
M.S., Florida Atlantic University
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


Richard L. Reeder
M.S., National-Louis University
Associate Dean, Trade and Industry, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


John Scarpino
M.S., Florida Institute of Technology
Director, Athletics [interim]


Sheila E. Scott-Lubin
M.Ed., Springfield College
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth


Donald W. Taylor
Ph.D., University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Executive Director, Institutional Research & Effectiveness


Robert J. Van Der Velde
J.D., Cleveland State University
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State at Palm Beach Gardens


Elieser Viera
M.S.Ed., State University of New York
Director, College Financial Aid


John T. Wasukanis
B.A., Lawrence Technological University
Director, Facilities


Nancy C. Zinser
M.S., Boston University
Associate Dean, Health Sciences, Palm Beach State at Lake Worth