Faculty & Staff


Professional Nursing Faculty & Staff

For general questions about the Professional Nursing Department, please email [email protected]. For admission questions, call (512) 223-5700.

Professional Nursing Faculty Resources are available at this link.

Department Chair

Laurie Dillon, DNP, RN

Office: EVC Bldg 8000, Rm. 8227
Phone: (512) 223-5787
Email: [email protected]

Assistant Department Chair


Sarai Czap, Professor, MSN, RN

Round Rock Campus (RRC)

Office: RRC Bldg 3000, Rm. 3205.02
Phone: (512) 223-0314
Email: [email protected]

Natasha Randolph, Associate Professor, MSN, RN

Eastview Campus (EVC)

Office: EVC Bldg 8000, Rm. 8249
Phone: (512) 223-5752
Email: [email protected]

John Nation, Professor, PhD, RN

Clinical Education Center (CEC) and RN-to-BSN Program

Office: Clinical Education Center
Phone: (512) 324-9999 ext. 80125 (CEC)
Phone: (512) 223-5775 (EVC)
Email: [email protected]

Advising & Admissions

Karen Cooper, MEd, BSHP, MRT

Baccalaureate Specialist (Recruiting/Advising)
RN-to-BSN Program

Office: Round Rock Campus
Phone: (512) 223-0276
Email: [email protected]

Cindy Gerardo

Specialist, Advising (Recruiting)
Associate Degree Nursing Program

Office: Eastview Campus
Phone: (512) 223-5747
Email: [email protected]

Cohort Administrators

Benny Ligues

CEC Cohort Administrator

Office: Clinical Education Center
Phone: (512) 223-5794
Email: [email protected]

Sheila Rodriguez

EVC, Mobility and RN-BSN Cohort Administrator

Office: EVC Bldg 8000, Rm. 8227
Phone: (512) 223-5781
Email: [email protected]

Malanie Soliz

RRC Cohort Administrator

Office: RRC Bldg 3000, Rm. 3237.00
Phone: (512) 223-0312
Email: [email protected]

Professional Nursing Tutors

To request a tutor referral (Student or Faculty), click here.

Sarah Garcia-Portillo

Office: EVC Bldg 8000, Rm. 8284
Phone: (512) 223-5764
Email: [email protected]

Sally Samford

Office: RRC Bldg 3000, Rm. 3305.11
Phone: (512) 223-0343
Email: [email protected]

Health Sciences Retention Coordinator

Luis Garza, M.Ed

Eastview Office: EVC Bldg 9000, Rm 9407
Round Rock Office: RRC Bldg 3000, Rm 3105
Phone: (512) 223-5780
Email: [email protected]

Click here to view the Retention Coordinator page.

Full-Time Faculty

Name Campus/Room Phone Email
Abraham Sheeba RRC 3305.02 (512) 223-0334 [email protected]
Bauzon, Laura CEC C2.133 (512) 324-7000 ext. 80133 [email protected]
Chow, Grant EVC [email protected]
Cooper, Charlotte RRC 3217.13 (512) 223-0285 [email protected]
Copenhaver, Linda EVC 8275 (512) 223-5757 [email protected]
Day, Jacy RRC 3305.09 (512) 223-0341 [email protected]
DeMellier, Mary CEC C2.147 (512) 324-8296 [email protected]
Dettmann, Arlene RRC 3305.03 (512) 223-0335 [email protected]
Dickson, Laura CEC [email protected]
Downing, Jennifer CEC C2.144 (512) 324-9999 ext. 80135 [email protected]
Ebeheakey, Alberta EVC [email protected]
Gamerl, Leona RRC 3305.04 (512) 223-0336 [email protected]
Garcia, Melissa EVC 8311.5 (512) 223-5754 [email protected]
Gillespie, Michelle EVC [email protected]
Glenn, Susan EVC [email protected]
Guzman, Kelly EVC [email protected]
Hamade, Kelly CEC C2.147
EVC 9206
CEC: (512) 324-7000 ext. 80135
RRC: (512) 223-0273
[email protected]
Harvey, Tenea RRC 3217.03 (512) 223-0277 [email protected]
Hearn, Ann EVC 8355 (512) 223-5798 [email protected]
Herranz, Marissa EVC 8286 (512) 223-5783 [email protected]
Houston, James EVC [email protected]
Howard, Kelle RRC 3305.05 (512) 223-0337 [email protected]
Jackson, Jennifer “Jen” RRC 3217.04 (512) 223-0278 [email protected]
Jackson, Nina RRC 3217.11 (512) 223-0284 [email protected]
Jara, Mario RRC 3217.14 (512) 223-0286 [email protected]
Jenkins, Nancy RRC 3305.06 (512) 223-0338 [email protected]
Kent, Julie EVC 8245 (512) 223-5883 [email protected]
Kerr, Sharon CEC C2.137
EVC 9206
(512) 324-9999 ext. 80126 [email protected]
Laine, Jenna EVC [email protected]du
Levy, Corynne CEC C2135 (512) 324-7000 ext. 80134 [email protected]
Lucas, Lori RRC 3305.15 (512) 223-0332 [email protected]
MacKenzie, Maegen EVC 8311.5 (512) 223-5760 [email protected]
MacRae, Danica EVC 8243 (512) 223-5786 [email protected]
Mahoney, Lizabeth “Betsy” RRC 3205.03 (512) 223-0271 [email protected]
McLamb, Kristin RRC 3217.08 (512) 223-0286 [email protected]
Mitchell, Shelley EVC 8311.1 (512) 223-5930 [email protected]
Moore, Christal CEC C2.138 (512) 324-9999 ext. 82234 [email protected]
Moore, Lisa CEC [email protected]
Munteanu, Ashley EVC 8282 (512) 223-5761 [email protected]
Murray, Tiffany EVC 8280 (512) 223-5753 [email protected]
O’Sullivan, Margaret RRC 3305.01 (512) 223-0333 [email protected]
Redman, Renee RRC 3305.08 (512) 223-5786 [email protected]
Reeber, Thomas CEC C2.129
EVC 8229
CEC: (512) 324-9999 ext. 82236
EVC: (512) 223-5764
[email protected]
Rhatigan, Melissa EVC 8278 (512) 223-5792 [email protected]
Sellers, Joni RRC 3217.06 (512) 223-0280 [email protected]
Smith, Katherine EVC 8276 [email protected]
Stephan, Melissa EVC [email protected]
Thompson, Alison EVC 8282 (512) 223-5743 [email protected]
Todd, Stephanie CEC C2.135 (512) 324-7000 ext. 80134 [email protected]
Tolofari, Joyce EVC 8351 (512) 223-5791 [email protected]
Valentino, Ashley CEC C2.200
RRC 3205.06
CEC: (512) 324-9999 ext. 80112
RRC: (512) 223-0272
[email protected]
Wilson, Daira RRC 3305.07 (512) 223-0340 [email protected]

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