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.

Ginny Gnadt, Public Relations Coordinator
414-297-6770 (office); 414-467-7221 (cell)
gnadtv@matc.edu

 

for COVID-19 Topics

Many MATC instructors and staff have expertise in topics related to the COVID-19 crisis and recovery and are willing to serve as experts for media stories. Visit the MATC Experts Directory for COVID-19 Topics page for more information.

 

Animation

Tim Decker, instructor, visual communication
Topic: character animation
414-297-7221
deckertw@matc.edu

Brian Mennenoh, instructor, visual communication
Topic: 3D modeling
414-297-6296
mennenob@matc.edu

 

Advertising

Joel Skaja, instructor, creative advertising strategist
414-297-6924
skajaj@matc.edu

Craig Smallish, instructor, graphic design
414-297-7816
smallisc@matc.edu

 

Anthropology

Sean Dougherty, instructor, natural science
Topics: physical anthropology, paleopathology, bio-history and bio-archeology of ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt and Near East
414-297-7779, ext. 79892
doughsp1@matc.edu

Jaqueline Robinson, instructor, social science
Topics: cultural anthropology,cultural dimensions
414-297-8603
robinjc2@matc.edu (on sabbatical fall 2019)
 

Apprentice Training

David Polk, director, apprenticeships
Topics: apprentice training, employer-labor partnerships
414-571-4743
polkdd@matc.edu

 

Audio Production

Jim Reith, instructor, music
Topic: audio production
414-297-7830
reithj@matc.edu 

 

Baking and Pastry Arts

Kathleen Meisinger, instructor, baking and pastry arts
414-297-6141
meisink1@matc.edu

Charles Stephanovich, instructor, baking and pastry arts
Topic: Baking, culinary arts
414-297-8656
stepanoc@matc.edu

 

Bilingual Education

Arturo Martinez, director, adult basic education
Topics: bilingual education at the college and developmental level
414-297-6803
martineza@matc.edu

 

Business Development

Steve Burleson, instructor, ecommerce/marketing
Topics: ecommerce, ebusiness, digital technologies, technology trends, sales, leadership, usability, management, virtual management, negotiation, music education, business communication
414-297-7262
burlesos@matc.edu

 

Child Care

Sadique Isahaku, dean, general education
Topics: child care industry, early child development, child care training and certification
414-297-7396
isahakus@matc.edu

Toshiba Adams, instructor, early childhood
Topics: child development
414-297-7749
adamst3@matc.edu

 

College Transfer Programs

Jonathan Feld, associate vice president, student services
Topics: articulation, transfer programs, transfer issues, university partnerships
414-297-6179
feldj@matc.edu

 

Culinary Arts

Paul Carrier, instructor, culinary arts
Topics: chef training, fine cuisine, food service industry, restaurant business, kitchen sanitation
414-297-7862
carrierp@matc.edu

Mary Dess, instructor, culinary arts
Topics: culinary arts
414-297-6171
dessm@matc.edu

John Reiss, instructor, culinary arts
Topics: chef training, fine cuisine, food service industry, restaurant business, kitchen sanitation
414-297-6861
reissj@matc.edu

 

Economics

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

 

Electric Vehicle Conversion

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

 

Engineering

James Mehail, instructor, mathematics
Topics: computers, physics, math, engineering, electrical intellectual property
414-207-7441
mehailj@matc.edu

 

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.
262-238-2264
batesks@matc.edu

 

Ethics

Gregory Sadler, instructor, philosophy
Topics: business and professional ethics; virtue ethics; practical reasoning; emotional intelligence; personal development
917-376-3765
sadlerg@matc.edu

 

Fire Science

Michael Olinger, instructor, fire science
Topics: fire service, hazardous materials response, firefighting activities
Telephone: not available
olingerm@matc.edu

Victor Salbashian, instructor, fire science
Topics: arson, fire investigations
414-430-9112
salbashv@matc.edu

 

Genetics, Genetic Counseling

Christine Ryan, instructor, natural science
Topics: genetics, genetics counseling
262-238-2462
ryancm@matc.edu

 

Graphic Design

Craig Smallish, instructor, graphic design
Topics: graphic design, design profession
414-297-6252
smallisc@matc.edu


Information Technology

Jonathan Arnold, instructor, information technology support
Topics: IT service, support, security
414-571-4607
arnold@matc.edu

Euriael Jordan, manager, enterprise applications, information technology
Topics: IT service and support
414-297-6638
jordane@matc.edu

Brian Kirsch, instructor, information technology networking
Topics: IT networking, enterprise networking
414-807-6460
kirschbc@matc.edu

Joseph Martinez, instructor, information technology security
Topics: IT security
414-571-4752
martj375@matc.edu

 

Intellectual Property

James Mehail, instructor, mathematics
Topics: computers, physics, math, engineering, electrical intellectual property
414-207-7441
mehailj@matc.edu 

 

International Education

Jonathan Feld, associate vice president, 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
414-297-6719
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
414-297-6289
meersmaj@matc.edu 

 

Manufacturing

Jalal Nuruddin-Ataul, instructor, machining (CNC setup and operations)
Topics: tool & die, machine tools, CNC machining
Telephone: not available
nuruddij@matc.edu

Mona Gauthier,  associate dean, technology and applied sciences
Topics: manufacturing training
414-297-6815
schroeml@matc.edu

Tom Heraly, instructor, electronics
Topics: electronic technology in manufacturing, electronics, mechatronics
414-297-7260
heralyt@matc.edu

Tom Olson, instructor, machining
Topics: tool & die, machine tools, CNC machining
414-297-7281
olsont@matc.edu

Mark Porubsky, instructor, electronics
Topics: electronic technology in manufacturing
414-297-7274
porubskm@matc.edu

 

Marketing

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

Steve Burleson, instructor, ebusiness/marketing
Topics: ecommerce, ebusiness, digital technologies, technology trends, sales, leadership, usability, management, virtual management, negotiation, music education, business communication
414-297-7262
burlesos@matc.edu

Emily Lehnen, instructor, ebusiness/marketing
414-297-7243
lehnene@matc.edu 


Mathematics

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

Mequon Campus

Wilma Bonaparte, executive director, Mequon Campus
Topics: Mequon Campus programs, students and staff, community partnerships
414-297-7396
bonaparw@matc.edu 


Mobile Design

Jonathan Meersman, instructor, visual communications
Topics: iOS design, web design, mobile design, emerging technologies
414-297-6289
meersmaj@matc.edu

 

Natural Sciences

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

Christine Ryan, instructor, natural science
Topics: genetics, genetics counseling
262-238-2462
ryancm@matc.edu


Music Occupations

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

Oak Creek Campus

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

 

Physics

James Mehail, instructor, mathematics
Topics: computers, physics, math, engineering, electrical intellectual property
414-207-7441
mehailj@matc.edu 


Photography

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

 

Police Science

Rick Cole, instructor, criminal justice/law enforcement
Topics: law enforcement, criminal justice, recruit training
414-571-4572
colejrr@matc.edu

Jim Dailey, instructor, criminal justice/law enforcement
Topics: law enforcement, criminal justice/law enforcement associate degree program
414-571-4704
daileyj@matc.edu

Eugene Reyes, director, police training, MATC Police Academy
Topics: law enforcement, criminal justice, recruit training
414-571-4572
reyese21@matc.edu 

 

Psychology

B. Marco O'Brien, instructor, psychology
Topics: cross-cultural psychometrics, research methods, vocational rehabilitation, psychological diagnosis.
414-571-4559
obrienm@matc.edu

 

Renewable Energy

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

 

Social Media

Mark Bergner, instructor, eproduction/television and video production
Topics: Use of video, televsion and YouTube
414-297-7819
bergnerm@matc.edu

Steve Burleson, instructor, ebusiness/marketing
Topics: ecommerce, ebusiness, digital technologies, technology trends, sales, leadership, usability, management, virtual management, negotiation, music education, business communication
414-297-7262
burlesos@matc.edu

Emily Lehnen, instructor, ebusiness/marketing
Topics: Social media, marketing
414-297-7243
lehnene@matc.edu

 

Technical Occupations

Mona Gauthier,  associate dean, technology and applied sciences
Topics: manufacturing training
414-297-6815
schroeml@matc.edu

Alfredo Luna, associate dean, technology and applied sciences
Topics: manufacturing, construction
414-297-6280
lunaa@matc.edu

 

Telecommunications

Steve Burleson, instructor,ecommerce/web administration
Topics: ecommerce, ebusiness, digital technologies, technology trends, sales, leadership, usability, management, virtual management, negotiation, music education, business communication
414-570-4463
burlesos@matc.edu

 

Television and Video Production

Mark Bergner, instructor, eproduction/television and video production
Topics: Use of video, televsion and YouTube
414-297-7819
bergnerm@matc.edu

Bohdan Zachary, general manager, Milwaukee Public Television
Topics: public television, TV and video production, new and emerging digital technologies
414-297-7661
zacharyb@matc.edu

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
414-297-7533
pulzk@matc.edu

 

Transfer Programs

Jonathan Feld, associate vice president, student services
Topics: articulation, transfer programs, transfer issues, university partnerships
414-297-6179
feldj@matc.edu 


Video Game Development

Michael Anderson, instructor, computer simulation and gaming
Topic: video game programming
414-297-6559
andersmj@matc.edu

Emil Harmsen, instructor, visual communications
Topic: game development
414-297-7884
harmsene@matc.edu 

 

Video

Mark Bergner, instructor, eproduction/television and video production
Topics: Use of video, televsion and YouTube
414-297-7819
bergnerm@matc.edu

 

Visual Communications

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

David Thomas, instructor, visual communications, computer graphics
Topics: visual communications, computer graphics
414-297-8362
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)
262-238-2264
batesks@matc.edu

 

West Allis Campus

Richard Busalacchi, executive director, West Allis Campus
Topics: West Allis Campus programs, students and staff, community partnerships
414-297-6969
busalacr@matc.edu

 

Workforce Development

Lisa Reid, director, business development, workforce solutions
Topics: Workforce training, business and industry contracts, economic development
414-297-6083
reidlk@matc.edu