Emily Griffith Technical College employs more than 40 full-time credentialed, experienced instructors. In addition, the school contracts with more than 175 credentialed part-time instructors experienced in industry and trade. 

College of Trades, Industry & Professional Studies

Michael Bevis



Full-time Faculty


Lina Fedynyshyn, Instructor - Accounting

M.B.A., Seton Hall University

B.S., Seton Hall University


Jeremy Barrera, Instructor - Automotive Collision Repair

Certificate, WyoTech


Gregory Jozwik, Instructor - Automotive Collision Repair

ASE Master Tech

Collision Repair, I-Car & Welding, Lincoln Tech


Greg Begun, Instructor - Automotive Service

ASE Certified Master


Ismael Esparza, Instructor - Automotive Service

Certificate, Emily Griffith Technical College


Steven Garcia, Instructor - Automotive Service

Automotive Mechanic Degree, Lincoln Tech


Ricardo Dena, Instructor - Computer Networking

A.A.S., El Paso Community College


Vince Guerrie, Instructor - Commercial/Residential HVAC & Refrigeration

B.S. Natural Resources & Business, Colorado State University

HVAC Certification


Jennifer Cox-Lillis, Instructor - Geographic Information Systems

M.S. Engineering, University of Denver

B.A. Biology, University of Colorado


Jeff Barnier, Instructor - Water Quality Management

B.A., Western State College


Jessica Lanka, Instructor - Welding

B.F.A., Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design

Welding Certificate, Emily Griffith Technical College


Ryan Thomas, Instructor - Welding

Certificate, Warren Tech


Part-time Faculty


Albert Habercorn, Instructor - Accounting

B.S., Metropolitan State University of Denver


Eric Remelius, Instructor - CAD-BIM

B.S. Information Technology, Colorado State University


Teresa Westhoven, Instructor - CAD-BIM

B.A. Architecture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute


Jay Alire, Instructor - Computer Networking

M.A., University of Colorado

B.A., Colorado State University


Dennis Depakakibo, Instructor - Computer Networking

M.S. Network Communication, Keller Graduate School

B.S. Computer Information Systems, DeVry Institute


Stephen Garcia, Instructor - Commercial/Residential HVAC & Refrigeration

HVAC Certification, United States Air Force


Donnie Kirk, Instructor - Geographic Information Systems

M.S. Geography, East Carolina University

B.A. Geology; B.A. Geography, Concord University


Matthew Sartorio, Instructor - Welding

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College of Health Sciences & Administration

Dr. Evelyn Schinn



Full-time Faculty

Tonya Robinson, Instructor - Dental Assisting

Certificate, Emily Griffith Technical College


Brenda Stevens, Instructor - Dental Assisting

Certificate, Emily Griffith Technical College


Mary Konzier, Instructor - Legal Office

B.A. English, Colorado State University


Maria Foster, Instructor - Medical Administrative Assistant

Certificate, Denver Technical College

Certified Coding Associate


Rebecca Dethman, Nursing Instructional Specialist

M.S. Nursing, Chamberlain College

B.S. Nursing, Chamberlain College


Peggy Korman, Nursing Instructional Specialist

C.N.M, Columbia University

M.S. Nursing, New York University

B.S. Nursing, Boston University


Rachel Washington, Instructor - Nurse Assisting

LPN, Decatur School of Nursing


Rhonda Webster, Instructor - Nursing

M.S. Nursing, Capella University


Joseph Cooper, Instructor - Pharmacy Technician

B.S., University of Washington

Part-time Faculty


Abigail Jaquez, Instructor - Dental Assisting

Certified Dental Assistant, C.U School of Dentistry


Elisabeth Churchill-Fantz, Instructor - Medical Assisting

B.A., Columbia College

Certificate, Emily Griffith Technical College


Jacqueline Avila, Instructor - Nursing

Nursing Diploma, Community College of Denver


Virginia Buckley, Instructor - Nursing

M.S. Nursing, University of Colorado


Martha Cross, Instructor - Nursing

M.S. Nursing, Regis University


Lynn Hoskins, Instructor - Nursing

B.S.N., University of Colorado School of Nursing


Lynn Hoskins, Instructor - Nursing

B.S.N., University of Colorado School of Nursing


Nickcole Knabenbauer, Instructor - Nursing

B.S. Nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing


Lauren Law, Instructor - Nursing

R.N, Columbia Hospital School of Nursing


Kristin Lyons, Instructor - Nursing

B.S. Nursing, University of Phoenix

Terrie McDaniel, Instructor - Nurse Assisting



Joan Ortman, Instructor - Nursing

M.S. Nursing, St. Louis University


William Tinley, Instructor - Nursing

B.S.N., Johns Hopkins University

B.A. English, Regis University


Juanita Transcoso, Instructor - Nursing

M.S. Nursing, University of Phoenix


Marie Hooker, Instructor - Phlebotomy

Certificate, Watterson College


Khalid Mahmoud, Instructor - Biology

Bachelor of Surgery, Omdurman Islamic University of Medicine & Health Sciences


College of Creative Arts & Design

Aimee Callahan



Full-time Faculty


Marisol Espinoza, Instructor - Barbering

Artistic Beauty College


Lisa Fladen, Instructor - Barbering

Certificate, Pickens Technical College


Anthony Gallegos, Instructor - Barbering

Certificate, Emily Griffith Technical College


Barbara Dudding, Instructor - Cosmetology

Quincy Beauty Academy


Kelley Mymern, Instructor - Cosmetology

Licensed Cosmetologist


Laurie Murdoch, Lead Instructor - Cosmetology

Certificate, Stewarts School of Hair Design


Stephanie Reynolds, Instructor - Cosmetology

Artistic Beauty College


LaVonya Todd-Washington, Instructor - Cosmetology

Certificate, Emily Griffith Technical College


Timothy Inzano, Instructor - Culinary Arts

A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America


Lauren Webb, Instructor - Esthetician

Certificate, Pickens Technical College


Alicia Marsicovetere, Instructor - Massage Therapy

B.S., University of Florida

Licensed Massage Therapist, S.W., Academy of Natural Therapies


Alexandra Borgmann, Instructor - Professional Baking

A.A.S, Aimes Community College

Emily Griffith Technical College


Shawn Montano, Instructor - Video Production & Editing

B.A., Metropolitan State University of Denver


Part-time Faculty


Marcus Pope, Instructor - Barbering

B.S. Psychology, Colorado Christian University

Certificate, Emily Griffith Technical College


Jordan Soria, Instructor - Barbering

Certificate, Emily Griffith Technical College


Billy Stump, Instructor - Barbering

Dayton Barber College


Lisa Cruz, Instructor - Cosmetology

Pueblo Community College


Alyssa Housh, Instructor - Cosmetology

B.A. Environmental Studies, University of Missouri

Cosmetology License, Johnson County Community College


Angeline Espinoza, Instructor - Esthetician

Warren Tech


Sheylen Say, Instructor - Professional Baking

Baking & Pastry Arts Certification, California Culinary Academy


Adult Education and Language Learning Center 

English Language Acquisition


Full-time Faculty


Rod Bennett, Instructor

TESOL and Culturally/Linguistically Diverse Education, University of Colorado

B.A. English Literature, Keene State College


Scott Hedblom, Instructor

B.A., University of Denver


Jenny Kunches, Instructor

B.A., University of Colorado - Boulder


Emily Mowrer, Instructor

M.A., Soka University of America

B.A., Soka University of America


Kevin Satterfield, Instructor

B.A., Metropolitan State University of Denver


Part-time Faculty


Karen Allred-Dennis, Instructor

TESOL Certification


Kim Elliott, Instructor

M.A. Curriculum & Instruction, University of Colorado - Denver

M.S. Nursing, George Mason University

B.S. Nursing, University of Virginia


Ahmad Golestani, Instructor

M.A., St. Michael’s College

B.A., College of Translation, Tehran, Iran


Kim Hosp, Instructor

B.A. Social Work, Colorado State University


Shae Isaacs, Instructor

M.A., University of Denver

B.A., University of Colorado - Boulder


Chris Kilmer, Instructor

B.A., Stanford University


Katelyn Krygowsky, Instructor

M.A., SIT Graduate Institute

B.A., Linfield College


Kandace Pinckney, Instructor

B.A. International Studies, Gordon College


High School Equivalency


Full-time Faculty


Laura Blom, Instructor

B.A. Texas State University, San Marcos


Ronny Jacobo, Instructor

B.S. Psychology, University of Iowa


Part-time Faculty


Andrea Helaine, Instructor

MFA, La Jollla

B.A., Philosophy in Theology, Ave Maria College


Ann Leonard, Instructor

M.A. TESOL, School of International Training

B.A. German, University of Texas - Austin


Continuing Ed

Ray Brienza, Instructor

A.S. Business Management, Red Rocks Community College


Harold Ovsiowitz, Instructor - Real Estate

LLM Law, Queens University (Canada)


Son Duong, Instructor - Math

M.S. Computer Science

B.S. Computer Science & Engineering, University of Colorado

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