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Leadership

Many talented people work together to shape the future of WCTC. Meet some of our leaders and learn more about the vision and strategy that guides our work.

President's Executive Cabinet (PEC) Members

Rich Barnhouse

Richard Barnhouse

WCTC President
262.691.5211

Angela Frazier Arthur

Angela Frazier Arthur

Vice President of Student Services
262.691.5240

Jane Kittel

Jane Kittel

Vice President of
Finance and Administration
262.691.5214

Brad Piazza

Brad Piazza

Vice President of Academic Affairs
262.691.5157

Michelle Skinder

Michelle Skinder

Vice President of Human Resources
262.691.5346

Sherry Simmons

Sherry Simmons

Chief Diversity and Compliance Officer
262.695.3481

Andy Palen

Andy Palen

Chief External Relations and
Marketing Officer
262.695.6247

Mary Poehls

Mary Poehls

Organizational Transformation
and Quality Leader
262.691.5181

 

 

Leadership Resources

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WCTC President

Read a special message about the College from WCTC President Richard G. Barnhouse, Ph.D.

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District Board

We are grateful to the community leaders who provide governance for the College.

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People

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

WCTC recognizes diversity, equity, inclusion and compliance as core institutional values.

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Financial Reports

WCTC considers the needs of taxpayers, students and other customers as staff develop the College’s budget.

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Richard Barnhouse
President | 262.691.5211

Kristan Gochenauer
Executive Assistant to the President and District Board | 262.691.5211

Jennifer Thomas
Executive Assistant | 262.691.5435

Angela Frazier Arthur
Vice President of Student Services | 262.691.5240

Jennifer Hagen
Executive Assistant | 262.691.5132

Brad Piazza
Vice President of Academic Affairs | 262.691.5157

Dannise Bartlett
Executive Assistant | 262.691.5206

Jane Kittel
Vice President of Finance and Administration | 262.691.5214 

Michelle Skinder
Vice President of Human Resources | 262.691.5346

Mary Poehls
Organizational Transformation and Quality Leader | 262.691.5181 

Ellen Phillips
WCTC Foundation President | 262.691.5257

The President's Faculty Circle is a committee of faculty, chosen by their peers, who meet monthly with the College President. Faculty Circle members can voice their views and opinions with the goal of advancing the College, serving students and ensuring that WCTC continues to be a great place to build a career.

2022-23 Members

  • Douglass Clarks-Pritchard, Instructor, Truck Driving
  • Cheryl Evans, Instructor, CNA, Surgical Technology and Health
  • Kara Hoffman, Instructor, Education and Human Services
  • Nicole Kowalchuk, Instructor, Information Technology
  • Brenda Kujawski, Instructor, Marketing and Supervisory Management
  • Carrie Perock, Instructor, Education and Human Services
  • Dennis Pollari, Instructor, Tool and Die
  • Khyana Pumphrey, Instructor, Social Science
  • Laura Seeman, Instructor, Academic Support
  • Juli Thorgerson, Instructor, Medical Assistant

2021-22 Members (Inaugural Group)

  • Wayne Buroker, Instructor, Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • John Frandy, Instructor, Math and Science
  • Randy Grippe, Instructor, Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Peggy Krouse, Instructor, Graphic Design
  • Sarah Purdy, Instructor, Nursing
  • Martha Schummer, Instructor, English as a Second Language
  • Mark Stigler, Instructor, Law Enforcement
  • Sara Taft, Instructor, Dental Hygiene
  • Edward Wierzbicki, Instructor, Marketing
  • Jason Witt, Associate Instructor, Education and Human Services

The President's Staff Circle is a committee of professional and support staff, chosen by their peers, who meet monthly with the College President. Staff Circle members can voice their views and opinions with the goal of advancing the College, serving students and ensuring that WCTC continues to be a great place to build a career.

2022-23 Members

  • Trena Anderson, Student Life Navigator
  • Paula Bell, Student Accessibility Technician
  • Dena Constantineau, Applied Technologies Coordinator
  • Luke Day, Technical Support Specialist
  • Jennifer Hagen, Executive Assistant to Vice President
  • Sarah Malewicki, Interpreting Services Specialist
  • Shelly Nelson, Public Relations Specialist
  • Katie Rothschadl, Administrative Assistant, Hospitality and Culinary
  • Vicoria Yocum, Administrative Assistant, Business Information Technology
  • Karen Ziegler, Administrative Assistant, Student Life

2021-22 Members (Inaugural Group)

  • Cara Bowman, Learning Division Coordinator
  • Patricia Courtney, Training and Development Specialist
  • Kristi Farmer, Fitness Specialist
  • Jennifer Henn, Administrative Assistant, Career Connections
  • Fritz Jacobs, Facilities Worker
  • Kevin Kohls, Technical Support Specialist

The President's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Circle is a committee of staff and faculty who meet monthly with the College President. DEI Circle members can voice their views and opinions with the goal of advancing the College, serving students and ensuring that WCTC continues to be an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity.

2022-23 Members

  • Rahsaan Dunn, Student Life Coordinator
  • Cindy Flores, Outreach Specialist
  • Jaime Flores, Instructor, Communication Skills
  • Timothy Holloway, Associate Dean, Community and Professional Services
  • Dennis Jackson, Director of Cultural Engagement and Compliance
  • Johnny Sgrignuoli, Instructor, Law Enforcement
  • Akente "Ken" Ward, Instructor, Economics