Faculty/Staff Directory

Departments

DR. RANDY BERTIN Head of School

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Credentials:
Pepperdine University, Ed.D.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, M.S.
University of New Hampshire, B.S.

MICHAEL BIERMANN Director of Athletes & Fitness
Experiential Education, Capstone Coordinator

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Credentials
Eastern Illinois University, B.S.

DAN CALL Arts Chair

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Cleveland State University, M.M.
Lake Erie College, B.F.A.

OLIVER CORNELL Design & Marketing Coordinator

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DARCY CORSON Science Instructor

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Credentials:
Bowdoin College, B.A.

DAVID COSBY Music Chair

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Credentials:
Rutgers University, B.M.
University of Virginia, M.M.

PATTY COSBY Residential Life

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Credentials:
Raul Ilva Henriques College

TOD COSSAIRT Environmental Sustainability Director
Science Instructor

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Credentials:
Antioch University, B.A.

ABBY ELIZABETH CROFT Director of College Counseling
Director of Experiential Education

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Credentials:
Ball State University, B.S.
Ball State University, M.A.
Indiana State University, M.S.

DANA DWIRE Executive Assistant to the Head of School

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Credentials:
California State University, Northridge, B.A.

DAVID EDWARDS Math & Science Chair

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Credentials:
University of New Hampshire, Mathematics, M.S.
California State University, Northridge, Mathematics, Teaching Cred
California State University, Long Beach, Business, B.A.

RICHARD ELLWOOD ’92 Director of Technology

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Credentials:
Besant Hill School (Happy Valley School) 1992

LELAND FULTON Science Instructor

Credentials:
Southern Oregon University, B.S.
University of Portland, M.A.T.

TERRA FURGUIEL Associate Director of Admissions & Financial Aid

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Credentials:
San Diego State University, A.A.

ISRAEL GARFIO Director of Facilities

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NESTOR GERÓNIMO Spanish Instructor

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Credentials:
Universidad de Michoacán, B.A.

MONICA HELMS Accounting Manager

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Credentials:
University of Laverne, A.A.
University of Laverne, B.S.
University of Laverne, M.B.A.

KELLY HENSCHEL Instructional Support Director

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Credentials:
San Francisco State University, SSTC
Univeristy of California, Davis, B.S.

KEVIN HENSCHEL ’93 Development Officer

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Credentials:
Besant Hill School (Happy Valley School) 1993

CHRISTOPHER HUTCHINSON Digital & Multimedia Arts Instructor
Art, Art History Instructor

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Credentials:
Bard College, B.A.

PORTIA JOHNSON Director of Teaching and Learning

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Credentials:
University of New England, M.S.Ed.
West Virginia University, B.A.
Besant Hill School (Happy Valley School), 2000

JUANA JUAREZ Dining Services Director

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Credentials:
Universidad Autonoma de Baja California
American Culinary Federation, Certified Chef
Marilau Cooking School
Tante Marie’s Cooking School & The Cooking School in Cuernavaca, Mexico

KRISTEN KASCHUB Director of Admissions and Summer Programs

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Credentials:
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, M.Ed.
University of Pennsylvania, B.A.

SUSAN KLIPP Office Manager

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Credentials:
St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, B.A.
Indiana State University

JULIANNA LAMB History Instructor
Residential Life

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Credentials:
California State University, Fullerton, B.A.
California State Univerity, Fullerton, M.A.

TINA LESLIE International Alumni Liaison

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Credentials:
University of California, Santa Barbara, TESOL Cert
Teaching Cred
California State University, Northridge, M.A.
California State University, Chico, B.S.

CHERYL MACPHERSON Social Sciences Instructor
Residential Life

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BRIAN MCCOLGAN Math Instructor
Instructional Support, Tutor

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Credentials:
California Polytechnic State University, B.S.
College of Santa Fe, Training

MARY MILLS Dining Services Assistant Director

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Credentials:
San Fernando Vocation School
San Fernando Valley College

TERA ROLFE Health Services Director

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Credentials:
Kansas Wesleyan University, B.A.
Whittier College, M.A.

SHANNON ROWAN Director of International Student Programs

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Credentials:
University of California, Santa Barbara, TESOL
Humbolt State University, B.A.

CURTIS SINGMASTER Visual Arts Chair
Studio Art Instructor

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Credentials:
University of Denver, B.F.A.
Rhode Island School of Design, M.F.A.
Brown University, Teaching Cert

ALEX SMITH Business Officer

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Credentials:
University of Redlands
California State University, Chico, B.A.

ALEXIS SPINA Residential Life

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Credentials:
University of Delaware, B.A.
University of Delaware, M.A.

BETSY STIX Human Development Coordinator
French Instructor

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Credentials:
Stanford School of Education, M.A.
Williams College, B.A.

TYLER TURNER English Instructor

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MEGAN WALTON Assistant Head of School

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Credentials:
John Carroll University, B.A.
Concordia University, M.Ed.

MARION WEIL ’60 Alumni Liaison

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Credentials:
Scrips College, B.A.
Brandeis University, M.A.
University of California, Los Angeles, J.D.
Happy Valley School (Besant Hill School), 1960

DANE WHINNERY Transportation Manager

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DANI WHINNERY Residential Life

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DREW ZAILIK English Instructor

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Credentials:
The College of William and Mary, B.A.

KATHY ZOTNOWSKI Development Director

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Credentials:
California State University Northridge, M.S., LMFT
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.A.