Thursday – October 23, 2014

 

MATC Experts Directory

MATC staff are experts in a wide range of areas. MATC's Communications Office staff can assist members of the media reach these experts or others.

Kathleen Hohl, Director
414-297-6208 (office); 414-235-7105 (cell)
hohlk@matc.edu

Ginny Gnadt, Senior Specialist
414-297-6770 (office); 414-467-7221
gnadtv@matc.edu


Accounting

Jim Benedum, instructor, Accounting. Topics: accounting, tax law. Telephone: 414-571-4757. E-mail: Jim Benedum.

Animation

Tim Decker, instructor, Visual Communication. Topic: character animation. Telephone: 414-297-7221. E-mail: deckertw@matc.edu.

Brian Mennenoh, instructor, Visual Communication. Topic: 3D modeling. Telephone: 414-297-6296. E-mail: mennenob@matc.edu.

 

Anthropology

Sean Dougherty, instructor, Natural Science. Topics: physical anthropology; paleopathology; biohistory; and bioarcheology of ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt and Near East. Telephone: 414-297-7779, ext. 79892. E-mail: doughsp1@matc.edu.

Jaqueline Robinson, instructor, Social Science. Topics: cultural anthropology,cultural dimensions. Telephone: 414-297-8603. E-mail: robinjc2@matc.edu

Apprentice Training

Nick Triscari, apprenticeship coordinator. Topics: apprentice training, employer-labor partnerships. Telephone: 414-571-4743. E-mail: Nick Triscari.


Audio Production

Jim Reith, instructor, Music. Topic: audio production. Telephone: 414-297-7830. E-mail: reithj@matc.edu.

Aviation Industry

Scott Garland, instructor, Aeronautics. Topics: aviation careers, aircraft operations, piloting, aircraft accidents, aviation maintenance. Telephone: 414-271-4742. E-mail: Scott Garland.

Baking and Pastry Arts

Tom LaPierre, instructor, Baking and Pastry Arts. Topics: baking, pastries, chocolate, kitchen design. Telephone: 414-297-6469. E-mail: lapierrt@matc.edu.

Deb Socha, instructor, Baking and Pastry Arts. Topics: science of baking, artisan breads, yeast products, healthy baking, retail baking, troubleshooting recipes. Telephone: 414-297-6860. E-mail: socahd@matc.edu.

Bilingual Education

Arturo Martinez, associate dean, Pre-College Education. Topics: bilingual education at the college and pre-college level. Telephone: 414-297-6803. E-mail: Arturo Martinez.

 

Business Development

Steve Burleson, instructor, E-Commerce/Web administration. Topics: e-commerce, e-business, digital technologies, technology trends, sales, leadership, usability, management, virtual management, negotiation, music education, business communication. Telephone: 414-570-4463. E-mail:  Steve Burleson.

 

Child Care

Sadique Isahaku
, associate dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Topics: child care industry, early child development, child care training and certification. Telephone: 414-456-5325. E-mail: isahakus@matc.edu.

Toshiba Adams, instructor, Early Childhood. Topics: child development. Telephone: 414-297-7749. E-mail: adamst3@matc.edu.

 

College Admissions

Trevor Kubatzke, vice president, Student Services. Topics: admission to college, enrollment trends, student testing, student recruitment, student life. Telephone: 414-297-6279. E-mail: kubatzkt@matc.edu.

 

College Transfer Programs

Jonathan Feld, director, articulation, transfer and international education. Topics: articulation, transfer programs, transfer issues, university partnerships. Telephone: 414-297-6179.  E-mail: feldj@matc.edu.

 

Computer Graphics

David Thomas, instructor, Visual Communications, Computer Graphics. Topics: visual communications, computer graphics. Telephone: 414-297-8362. E-mail: thomasdp@matc.edu.

 

Culinary Arts

Paul Carrier, instructor, Pre-College Education. Topics: chef training, fine cuisine, food service industry, restaurant business, kitchen sanitation. Telephone: 414-297-7862. E-mail: Paul Carrier.

John Reiss, instructor, Culinary Arts. Topics: chef training, fine cuisine, food service industry, restaurant business, kitchen sanitation. Telephone: 414-297-6861. E-mail: John Reiss

 

Economics

James Carpenter, instructor, Economics. Topics: economics, income, wages, jobs, labor economy. Telephone: 414-297-6451. E-mail: carpejr1@matc.edu.

Michael Rosen, instructor, Economics. Topics: automotive industry, economics, employment issues, industrial relations; public finance, tax policy, welfare reform. Telephone: 414-297-7370. E-mail: Michael Rosen.

Don Weimer, instructor, Economics. Topics:  personal finance, credit and debt, predatory lending, consumer spending, economics of marriage and relationships, income inequality. Telephone: 414-297-6772. E-mail: weimerd@matc.edu

 

Electric Vehicle Conversion

Tim Burch, instructor, Biochemistry. Topics: biochemistry, renewable energy, electric vehicle conversion, pollution, native landscaping. Telephone: 414-297-7439. E-mail:  burcht@matc.edu.


Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTS)


Mike Bova,
instructor, Emergency Medical Services. Topics: Emergency Medical Technician-Basic and Emergency Medical Technician-Refresher programs. Telephone: 414-571-4709. E-mail: bovam@matc.edu.

Gregg Leeson, instructor, Emergency Medical Services. Topics: Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, Emergency Medical Technician-Refresher and Emergency Medical Technician-A programs. Telephone: 262-238-2492. E-mail: leesong@matc.edu.

Engineering

James Mehail, instructor, Mathematics. Topics: computers, physics, math, engineering, electrical intellectual property. Telephone: 414-207-7441. E-mail: James Mehail.

 

Environmental Health

Kathy Bates, program coordinator and instructor, Environmental Health and Water Technology. Topics: food quality and safety, lead, radon, mold, hazardous and toxic materials, indoor air quality. Telephone: 262-238-2264. Email: batesks@matc.edu.

Financial Aid

Camille Nicolai, director, Financial Aid. Topics: scholarships, grants, loans, verification, special circumstances, satisfactory academic progress. Telephone: 414-297-8875. E-mail: Camille Nicolai.

 

Fire Science

Michael Olinger, instructor, Fire Science. Topics: fire service, hazardous materials response, firefighting activities. Telephone: 414-570-4433. E-mail: Michael Olinger.

Victor Salbashian, instructor, Fire Science. Topics: arson, fire investigations. Telephone: 414-570-4497. Email: salbashv@matc.edu.

 

Genetics, Genetic Counseling

Christine Ryan, instructor, Natural Science. Topics: genetics, genetics counseling. Telephone: 262-238-2462. E-mail: ryancm@matc.edu.

 

Grants and Resource Development

Cheralyn Randall, director, Grants and Resource Development. Topics: Finding public funds, proposal writing, editing techniques, grant management. Telephone: 414-297-6874. E-mail: Cheralyn Randall.

 

Graphic Design

Craig Smallish, instructor, Graphic Design. Topics: graphic design, design profession. Telephone: 414-297-6252. E-mail: Craig Smallish.


Health

Sharon Abston-Coleman, associate dean, Health Sciences. Topics: clinical laboratory technician careers; occupational therapy; physical therapy; phlebotomy; dental hygiene and dental assistant careers. Telephone: 414-297-6795. E-mail: abstoncs@matc.edu.

Vickie Hinds, associate dean, Health Sciences. Topics: radiography, renal dialysis, respiratory therapy, medical assistants, nursing assistants. Telephone: 414-297-8569. E-mail: hindsv@matc.edu.

Dessie Levy, dean, Health Sciences. Topics: nursing, trends in health care, health care careers. Telephone: 414-297-6263. E-mail: levyd@matc.edu.

Nancy Vrabec, associate dean, Health Sciences. Topics: Wisconsin nursing shortage, nursing profession, patient care, clinical procedures, health care labor market, health care services management, health information technology, medical coding. Telephone: 414-297-6241 and 262-238-2230. E-mail: vrabecn@matc.edu.


Horticulture

Michael Wendt, instructor, Horticulture. Topics: turf science, gardening, arboriculture, landscaping, nursery industry, lawn and garden products. Telephone 414-238-2332. E-mail Michael Wendt.

 

Information Technology

Mohammad Dakwar, dean, Business. Topics: office technology, operating systems. Telephone 414-297-8087. E-mail Mohammad Dakwar.

Euriael Jordan, support coordinator, Information Technology. Topics: IT service and support. Telephone 414-297-6638. E-mail Euriael Jordan.

James Mehail, instructor, Mathematics. Topics: computers, physics, math, engineering, electrical intellectual property. Telephone: 414-207-7441. E-mail James Mehail.

Tony Stanislawski, instructor, IT Networking. Topics: IT networking, social media. Telephone: 414-455-6371. E-mail: stanisaj@matc.edu.

Michael Walsh, associate vice president, Information Technology. Topics: information technology leadership and planning. Telephone 414-297-6246. E-mail Michael Walsh.

 

Intellectual Property

James Mehail, instructor, Mathematics. Topics: computers, physics, math, engineering, electrical intellectual property. Telephone 414-207-7441. E-mail James Mehail.

International Education

Jonathan Feld, director, articulation, transfer and international education.  Topics: study abroad/student exchange programs; international student scholarship opportunities; international student internships; developing international programs to enhance professional growth initiatives for students, faculty and staff. Telephone 414-297-6719. E-mail feldj@matc.edu.

Internet

Jonathan Meersman, instructor, Visual Communications. Topics: web administration, web page design, web site development, iOS design, eBusiness, mobile design, digital media, emerging technologies. Telephone 414-297-6289. E-mail meersmaj@matc.edu.

Marketing

Del Wakley, instructor, Marketing. Topic: marketing. Telephone: 414-297-6390. E-mail: wakleyd@matc.edu.
 

Manufacturing

Dragomir C. Marinkovich, associate dean, Technology and Applied Sciences. Topics: new product development, design, CAD, rapid prototyping, engineering education. Telephone: 414-297-8939. E-mail: marinkd1@matc.edu.

Jalal Nuruddin-Ataul, instructor, Machining (CNC setup and operations). Topics: tool & die, machine tools, CNC machining. Telephone (414) 297-6501. E-mail nuruddij@matc.edu.

Tom Olson, instructor, Machining. Topics: tool & die, machine tools, CNC machining. Telephone 414-297-7281. E-mail Tom Olson.

Mark Porubsky, instructor, Electronics. Topics: electronic technology in manufacturing. Telephone 414-297-7274. E-mail Mark Porubsky.

Duane Schultz, associate dean, School of Technology and Applied Sciences. Topics: manufacturing, workforce training, business and industry contracts, economic development projects. Telephone 414-297-6815. E-mail schultzd@matc.edu.

Dorothy Walker, interim dean, Technology and Applied Sciences. Topics: C&C machining, tool & die, manufacturing careers. Telephone 414-297-6501. E-mail Dorothy Walker.

 

Mathematics

Thomas Geil, instructor, Mathematics. Topic: mathematics. Telephone 414-297-7427. E-mail: geilt@matc.edu.

Mequon Campus

Wilma Bonaparte, campus vice president. Topics: Mequon Campus programs, students and staff, community partnerships. Telephone 414-297-7396.  E-mail: bonaparw@matc.edu.

Mobile Design

Jonathan Meersman, instructor, Visual Communications. Topics: iOS design, web design, mobile design, emerging technologies. Telephone: 414-297-6289. E-mail meersmaj@matc.edu.


Natural Sciences

Tim Burch, instructor, Biochemistry. Topics: biochemistry, renewable energy, electric vehicle conversion, pollution, native landscaping. Telephone 414-297-7439. E-mail burcht@matc.edu.

Christine Ryan, instructor, Natural Science. Topics: genetics, genetics counseling. Telephone 262-238-2462. E-mail ryancm@matc.edu.

George Stone, instructor, Natural Science. Topics: climate change, global warming, renewable energy, geology, geophysics. Telephone 414-297-7430. E-mail George Stone.

 

Music Occupations

Robbi Heighway, instructor, Music. Topics: music occupations, music education. Telephone: 414-297-7378. E-mail heigwar@matc.edu.


Oak Creek Campus

Mark Felsheim, vice president, Oak Creek Campus. Topics: Oak Creek Campus programs, students and staff, community partnerships. Telephone 414-571-4616, felsheim@matc.edu

 

Physics

James Mehail, instructor, Mathematics. Topics: computers, physics, math, engineering, electrical intellectual property. Telephone: 414-207-7441. E-mail James Mehail.

Photography

John Glembin, instructor, Photography. Topic: photography. Telephone: 414-297-6497. E-mail: glembinj@matc.edu.

 

Police Science

Rick Cole, instructor, Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement. Topics: law enforcement, criminal justice, recruit training. Telephone: 414-571-4572. E-mail: colejrr@matc.edu.

Jim Dailey, instructor, Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement. Topics: law enforcement, criminal justice/law enforcement associate degree program. Telephone: 414-571-4704. E-mail: daileyj@matc.edu.

Political Science

Joe Czarnezki, instructor, Political Science. Topics: local, state and national government and politics, fire and police issues. Telephone 414-378-2000 (daytime), 424-545-5009 (evenings). E-mail Joe Czarnezki.

 

Pre-College Education

Gloria Pitchford-Nicholas, dean, Pre-College Education. Topics: basic skills, GED preparation, adult high school, transition to college. Telephone 414-297-7993. E-mail pitchfog@matc.edu.

Product Development

Dragomir C. Marinkovich, associate dean, Technology and Applied Sciences. Topics: new product development, design, CAD and rapid prototyping. Telephone: 414-297-8939. E-mail: marinkd1@matc.edu.


Psychology

B. Marco O'Brien, instructor, Psychology. Topics: cross-cultural psychometrics, research methods, vocational rehabilitation, psychological diagnosis. Telephone 414-571-4559. E-mail B. Marco O'Brien.

 

Renewable Energy

Tim Burch, instructor, Biochemistry. Topics: renewable energy, electric vehicle conversion, pollution, biochemistry, native landscaping. Telephone 414-297-7439. E-mail burcht@matc.edu.

George Stone, instructor, Natural Science. Topics: renewable energy, climate change, global warming, geology, geophysics. Telephone 414-297-7430. E-mail George Stone.

Social Media

Tony Stanislawski, instructor, IT Networking. Topics: social media,  IT networking. Telephone: 414-455-6371. E-mail: stanisaj@matc.edu.

 

Technical Occupations

Dragomir C. Marinkovich, associate dean, Technology and Applied Sciences. Topics: new product development, design, CAD, rapid prototyping, engineering education. Telephone: 414-297-8939. E-mail: marinkd1@matc.edu.

Dorothy Walker, interim dean, Technology and Applied Sciences. Topics: technical careers, apprentice training, employer-labor partnerships, C&C machining, tool & die, manufacturing careers. Telephone 414-297-6501. E-mail walkerd@matc.edu.

 

Telecommunications

Steve Burleson, instructor, E-Commerce/Web administration. Topics: e-commerce, e-business, digital technologies, technology trends, sales, leadership, usability, management, virtual management, negotiation, music education, business communication. Telephone 414-570-4463. E-mail Steve Burleson.

 

Television and Video Production

Ellis Bromberg, general manager, Milwaukee Public Television. Topics: public television, TV and video production, new and emerging digital technologies. Telephone 414-297-7661. E-mail Ellis Bromberg.

Kevin Pulz, instructor, Television and Video Production; producer/director, Milwaukee Public Television. Topics: TV and video production, live/field broadcasting, program producing, videotape editing, documentary production, high-definition production, broadcasting in society, new and emerging digital video technologies. Telephone 414-297-7533. E-mail Kevin Pulz.

Cindy VanVreede, producer, Milwaukee Public Television. Topics: gays and lesbians on television, the history of gay and lesbian mysteries, women in broadcasting, video production. Telephone 414-297-7558. E-mail Cindy VanVreede.

Transfer Programs

Jonathan Feld, director, articulation, transfer and international education. Topics: articulation, transfer programs, transfer issues, university partnerships. Telephone: 414-297-6179.  E-mail: feldj@matc.edu.

Video Game Development

Michael Anderson, instructor, Computer Simulation and Gaming. Topic: video game programming. Telephone: 414-297-6559. E-mail: andersmj@matc.edu.

Emil Harmsen, instructor, Visual Communications. Topic: game development. Telephone: 414-297-7884. E-mail: harmsene@matc.edu.

Visual Communications

John Glembin, instructor, Photography. Topic: photography. Telephone: 414-297-6497. E-mail: glembinj@matc.edu.

David Thomas, instructor, Visual Communications, Computer Graphics. Topics: visual communications, computer graphics. Telephone: 414-297-8362. E-mail thomasdp@matc.edu.

 

Water Resources

Kathy Bates, program coordinator and instructor, Environmental Health and Water Technology. Topics: freshwater ecosystems, water treatment and operations (municipal, industrial and private systems). Telephone: 262-238-2264. Email: batesks@matc.edu.

West Allis Campus

Al Pinckney, campus vice president. Topics: West Allis Campus programs, students and staff, community partnerships. Telephone 414-456-5344. E-mail pincknea@matc.edu.

 

Workforce Development

Al Luna, director, Office of Workforce and Economic Development. Topics: manufacturing, workforce training, business and industry contracts, economic development projects. Telephone 414-302-2604. E-mail lunaa@matc.edu.

Duane Schultz, associate dean, School of Technology and Applied Sciences. Topics: manufacturing, workforce training, business and industry contracts, economic development projects. Telephone 414-297-6815. E-mail schultzd@matc.edu.