OLOL College

Our Lady of the Lake College Administration, Faculty and Staff

President

Tina Holland, Ph.D.

President’s Cabinet

Rebecca C. Cannon, Vice President, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
 
M.Ed., B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University

Beverly Sonnier-Plaisance, Vice President, Finance & Operations
C.P.A., B.S., McNeese State University,

Brother Edward A. Violett, SM, Vice President, Academic Affairs
Ph.D., London School of Economics, M.S.A., University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., St. Mary’s University


Deans

Phyllis Pedersen, Dean, School of Nursing
D.N.P., Texas Christian University; M.H.S., Texas Wesleyan University;  Diploma in Nurse Anesthesia, Charity Hospital; B.S., Ottawa University, Kansas City A.S.N, Victoria College.  

Katherine Krieg, Dean, School of Health Professions
Ph.D., Louisiana State University; M.H.S., Louisiana State University Medical Center; B.S., University of Alabama, Birmingham

Brian Rash, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences 
Ph.D., Louisiana State University; B.S., Bowling Green State University
 

Administration

Sr. Martha Ann Abshire, Campus Minster
F.M.O.L.

Michelle Carter, Director of Title III
J.D., Southern University Law Center; M.A., Northwestern University; B.A., Xavier University of Louisiana

Kimberly Jones-James, Registrar 
B.S. Ed; Southern University A&M College

Denise Gillespie, R.N., Director, Campus Health and Safety
 
B.S.N., Louisiana State University Medical Center

 Lucas Huntington, Co-Librarian
 M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Maggie McCann,   Co-Librarian
 B.S., M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Barrye Bailey, Director, Financial Aid
B.A., M.S. Southern University of New Orleans

Candi McElheny, Director of Institutional Effectiveness
M.Ed., Louisiana State University; B.A., University of Utah

Tracy Novak, Bursar
B.S., Texas A&M University


Faculty

Aime, Morton, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assisting Program, School of Health Professions. D.P.T., AT Still University; B.S., P.T. Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans

Badeaux, Aimee, Program Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program, Associate Professor, School of Nursing B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.S.N.A., Our Lady of the Lake College

Bell, Wenona, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing; B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A & M College

Bergeron, Rebekah, Co-Clinical Coordinator, Instructor, School of Nursing.  B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College.

Bird, Lawrence C., Instructor, Biology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., Louisiana State University; M.C.S., Mississippi College

Bond, Scelitta, Associate Professor, School of Nursing. B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Boria, Damon, Assistant Professor, Philosophy, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., Wabash College, M.A., Ph.D. Purdue University

Brigman, Susan, Assistant Professor, Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences.  B.S. University of Oklahoma; M.Ed. Oklahoma City University; M.A., Ph.D, Louisiana State University

Broussard, Mandy, Assistant Program Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program Instructor, B.S.N., Nicholls State University  M.N.N.A., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Buancore, Carolyn, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., William Carey College  M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Clark, Karen, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. Diploma, St. Elizabeth Hospital School of Nursing; B.A., Indiana University; M.S.N., Loyola University, New Orleans

Cook, Christine, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, School of Health Professions. B.S., and M.S., P.T., Texas Woman's University

Cordes, Tim, RRT, Instructor, Respiratory Therapy Program, School of Health Professions. B.S., M.S. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Davis, Eliska, Laboratory Coordinator, Biology. School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., R.D.H. Northeast Louisiana University; M.R.C. Wright State University

Davis, Sue, Director, Respiratory Therapy Program, Assistant Professor, School of Health Professions. B.S.R.R.T, LSU Health Sciences Center, M.A.Ed., RRT-NPS, University of Phoenix

Devillier, Margaret, Laboratory Coordinator, Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program, School of Health Professions. B.S., University of Louisiana, Monroe

Dorsey, LaTonya, BSN Coordinator, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing.  ; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; B.S.N., Southern University A&M College; A.A., Florida A&M University. ; B.S.N., Southern University A&M College; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Doyle, Bronwyn, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Nursing, Assistant Professor,  School of Nursing, B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College, Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Dreznick , Michael T., Associate Professor, Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.A., University of Buffalo, SUNY; Ph.D., University of Albany, SUNY

Engholm, Virginia, Instructor, English, School of Arts and, Sciences. B.A. Springhill; M.A. University of Alabama; Ph.D. University of Kentucky

Ferdaus, Riaz, Program Director, Associate Professor, Health Service Administration Program, School of Arts and Sciences. M.B.B.S., Dhaka Medical College; P.D.H.E., Dhaka University; M.P.H., Tulane University; Ph.D. Southern University A&M College

Fox, Deborah, Director, Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Phlebotomy Programs, Associate Professor, School of Health Professions. B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Futrell, Quincey, Instructor, Respiratory Therapy Program, School of Health Professions. A.S., Copiah Lincoln Junior College; B.S. Southeast Louisiana State University.

Gautreaux, Dixie, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Physics, School of Arts and Sciences.  B.S., Nicholls State University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Geheber, Leah, Director and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assisting Program, School of Health Professions. B.S., Texas Woman's University; M.S., Louisiana State University

Guerin, Stazel, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. Diploma in Nursing, Our Lady of the Lake School of Nursing; B.S.N., Loyola University; M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College

Gupta, Ratna, Associate Professor, Biology, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. Ph.D., University of Delhi

Harmon, Carla, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Hillegas, Tanya, Instructor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., Gwynedd Mercy College; M.S.N. Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, University of South Alabama.

Hollingsworth, Lauren, Instructor, School of Nursing. A.S.N., Louisiana Tech University; B.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington; M.S.N., Loyola University

Houk, James,  Professor, Anthropology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., M.S., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., Tulane University

Hurst, Kim, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Jackson, Tamara, Instructor Nurse Anesthesia Program School of Nursing. B.S.N., Southern University, M.S.N.A., Our Lady of the Lake College

Johnson, Paulette, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Johnston, Leigh Ann, Assistant Professor, Communications, School of Arts and Sciences. B.A. Louisiana State University; M.S. Radford University; Ph.D. University of Alabama  

Jones-Thomas, Tabitha, Director of Simulation, School of Nursing. A.A., B.S.N., Norfolk State University; M.S.N., Southern University A& M College
 

Knobloch, Annette, Associate Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.P.H., Tulane University; D.N.S., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Kosh, Emily, Associate Professor, Mathematics, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., Nicholls State University; M.A., Louisiana State University; Ph.D., St. Lourdes University

Lemoine, Michele, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, A.S.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College

Lenard, Natalie, Biology Program Director, Assistant Professor, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., Louisiana Tech University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

Maloney, John, Associate Professor, Chemistry, School of Artsand Sciences. B.A., University of New York; M.S., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., University of North Texas

Martin, Denise, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., Our Lady of Holy Cross College; M.S.N., Southern University A&M College

McIntosh, Michael, Clinical Coordinator, Instructor, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School Health Professions.  B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.H.S., University of South Alabama

Meinert, John, Assistant Professor, Theology, School of Arts and Sciences, B.A. Benedictine College, M.S. University of Dallas; Ph.D. Catholic University of America.

Mitra, Amit, Associate Professor, Biology, School of Nursing. Ph.D., Creighton University

Meinert, John, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies; School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions, B.A. Benedictine College, M.A. University of Dallas, Ph.D. (Cand.) The Catholic University of America

Mullins, Lindsay, Associate  Professor, School of Nursing.  B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; M.S., Georgetown University; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Munson, Belinda, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., Southern University A&M College; M.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

Muscat, Diane Amato, Instructor, School of Nursing. B.S.N, Southeastern Louisiana University; M.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College.

Napoli, Barbara, Chair, Department of Science; Assistant Professor, Mathematics, School of Arts and Sciences. A.S., Union County College; B.S., Thomas Edison State College; M.B.A., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Olinde, Amanda, Instructor, School of Nursing. A.S.N., Our Lady of the Lake College; M.S.N.-Midwifery, Frontier Nursing University.

Osborne, Lena, Interim Director, Physician Assistant Program, School of Health Professions. B.S., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport; M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, A.T. Still University

Patterson, Jodi, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., University of Virginia; M.S.N, Louisiana State University Health Science Center.

Poirrier, Amber, Instructor, Nurse Anesthesia Program; B.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Science Center; M.S.N.A, Our Lady of the Lake College.

Pourciau, Dusty “Cole”, Instructor, Nurse Anesthesia Program, School of Nursing; A.S.N., B.S.N., M.S.N.A., Our Lady of the Lake College.

Rash, Zachary, Instructor, Writing, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions, B.S., M.A. University of Dayton

Reddix, Rhoda, Associate Professor, School of Health Professions, Coordinator of Service-Learning. B.S., Xavier University; Ph.D., Indiana University; Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ohio State University

Reily, Tracey, Clinical Coordinator, Instructor, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School of Health Professions.  B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University; B.P.A S., Louisiana Health Sciences Center

Rochester, Tina, Instructor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University

Sanford, Serena, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A&M College.

Schneider, Cindra, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. Diploma in Nursing, Community Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Mesa State College; M.S.N., University of Phoenix.

Schluter, Valerie, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University; Ph.D, Louisiana State University.

Simoneaux, Rebecca, Clinical Instructor, Radiologic Technology Program, School of Health Professions. A.S.R.T(R), Our Lady of the Lake College, B.S., University of Louisiana, Monroe

Simms, Dawn, Laboratory Coordinator, Biology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., M.S. Louisiana State University

Stein, Janice, Chair, Department of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; Coordinator of Liberal Studies program; Associate Professor, English, School of Arts and Sciences. A.A., Delgado Community College; B.L.S., Loyola University, New Orleans; M.F.A., Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Steele-Moses, Susan, Academic Research Director, Scholarship and Evaluation; Associate Professor, School of Nursing; B.S.N., Southeastern Louisiana University; M.N., Louisiana Health Science Center; D.N.S., Louisiana Health Science Center.

St. Germain, Nicole, Clinical Coordinator, Radiologic Technology Program School of Health Professions.  A.S., Our Lady of the Lake College; B.S., University of Louisiana at Monroe

Swafford, Albert, Research Director, Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Studies Program, School of Health Professions. B.S., Loyola University; M.S., University of South Alabama; Ph.D., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Talbot, Terri, Assistant Professor, Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions. B.S., Louisiana State University Medical Center; M.S., University of St. Francis

Thomas, Francine, RN-BSN Director, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. Diploma in Nursing, Charity Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., William Carey College; M.S.N., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; Ph.D., University of New Orleans

Vessel, Bennyka, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Vigee, Kimberly Denise, Assistant Professor, Biology, School of Arts and Sciences. B.S., M.S., Louisiana State University

Walker, Tawanda, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., Southern University A&M College

Washington, Desley, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., Southern University A&M College

Wells, Kristen, Instructor, Radiologic Technology, School of Health Professions, A.S. Our Lady of the Lake College

Whidden, David, Associate Professor, Religious Studies; School of Arts and Sciences, B.A. Stetson University, M.B.A., Business University of Florida, M.T.S., Ph.D., Theology, Southern Methodist University

Williams, Sarah, Instructor, Radiologic Technology, School of Health Professions, A.S. Our Lady of the Lake College, B.S. Weber State University

Woodward, Angus, Associate Professor, English, School of Arts and Sciences. Director, Writing Center. B.A., University of Michigan; M.F.A., Louisiana State University

Affiliate Faculty

Banda, Venkat, M.D., FACP
Campanella, Brent, M.D.
Dunbar, Allston, M.D., M.B.A.
Jones, Clay T., M.D.
Kearley, Richard K, M.D., FCCP
Leblanc, Brian, M.D.
McLemore, Carl E., M.D.
Simpson, Karen, M.D.
Vicari, Roberta, M.D., FAAP

Staff

Abadie, Kimberly, Manager, Academic Advising - Office of Advising and Retention

Belvin, Courtney, Administrative Assistant, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs. B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University

Bergeron, Meridith, Instructional Designer, M. Ed., Northwestern State University of Louisiana, B. A. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Bienvenue, Lauren, Laboratory Coordinator, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, School of Health Professions. AS, OLOL College

Bowman, Zachary, Admissions Specialist; B.B.A, Harding University 

Bramlett, Renee, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic and Administrative Technology

Broussard, Driscilla, Administrative Assistant, Non-Degree Programs, A.A.S., Herzing College

Browning, Lynn, Associate Dean, Student Services. B.A, M.A., D.Min., Covington Theological Seminary

Bryant, Elizabeth, Secretary, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions

Burris, Janssen,  Manager of Application Systems, Enrollment Management. B.G.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Campbell, Ellen, R.N., Campus Health and Safety. B.S.N., Northwestern State College

Cardello, Margaret, Office Manager, Office of Admissions.

Champagne, Kassie, Academic Support Coordinator, Graduate Nursing, B.A., University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Crowe, Denise, Communications Coordinator, Office of Institutional Advancement. B.A., Pacific Lutheran University

Defrances, William Tyler, Institutional Data Manager, Institutional Research. M.S. Mississippi College, B.A., Louisiana State University

Delatte, Alicia, Student Account Coordinator, Bursar's Office. B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University

Dorsey, Denice,  Coordinator, Academic and Student Services, A.S., B.S., Our Lady of the Lake College

Duncan, Donetta, Academic Support Coordinator, Undergraduate Nursing, School of Nursing. B.A., Ashford University

Fallo, Daniel, Library Associate, College Library

Garb, Allison, Clerk, Office of Advising and Retention

Goodridge, Karen, Student Development Specialist, Office of Student Services. B.A., M.Ed., Southeastern Louisiana University

Greene, Aimee, Director of Advancement Services and Donor Relations, B.S., Louisiana State University

Harris, Courtney, Secretary, Physician Assistant Program, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions.

Harris, Wendy, Administrative Assistant., School of Nursing

Jenkins, Debra, College Receptionist, Office of the President.

Jones Latoya, Financial Aid Counselor; B.S. Louisiana State University  

LeBlanc, Wendy C., Senior Financial Aid Counselor, Office of Financial Aid. B.S., Nicholls State University

Matt, Jane, Administrative Assistant, Office of the President. B.S., University of Louisiana – Lafayette

Matthieu-Holmes, Teryl, Student Account Coordinator, Bursar’s Office.

McCarney, Eunice, Director of Annual Giving, B.A., Louisiana State University

McNeal, Deborah, Secretary, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions.

Melancon, Kimberly, Executive Assistant to the President, Office of the President.

Mitchell, Courtney, Manager of Application Systems. B.S., Southeastern Louisiana University

Penns, Esther, Retention Specialist, Office of Advising and Retention. B.S., M.A., Southern University A&M College.

Robey, Deidra, Registration Clerk, Office of the Registrar. A.S., Our Lady of the Lake College

Savoie, Lynn G., Special Events Coordinator, Office of Admissions B.A., Louisiana State University

Smith, Kristin, Administrative Assistant, Office of Financial Aid, B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University

Stehr, Suzette, Library Associate, College Library. B.S., Louisiana State University

Strickland, Claire, Admissions Specialist. B.A. Louisiana State University 

Taylor, Lekeisha, Receptionist, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions

Turner, Aubry, Retention Specialist, Office of Advising and Retention. B.S., Southern University, M.A., Louisiana State University.

Walker, Sharon W., Career Counselor, Office of Student Services. B.S., M.A., Louisiana State University

Washington, Tamara, Admissions Specialist, Office of Admissions. A.S., B.S., Our Lady of the Lake College; M.B.A., University of Phoenix

Williams, Andrea, Retention Specialist, Office of Advising and Retention. B.S., Louisiana State University

Winship, Nancy, Administrative Assistant, School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions

Wray, Katrina, Secretary II, School of Nursing

Zamin, Fatima, Cataloging Librarian, College Library. M.Ed., M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Emeriti

Joe Ann Clark, Ed.D., Dean, School of Nursing-Emeritus: Ed.D., M.S.N., University of Southern Mississippi; B.S.N., University of Oklahoma

James Firnberg, Ed.D., President-Emeritus: Ed.D., M.Ed., Louisiana State University; B.A., University of Southwestern Louisiana

Michael Smith, Ph.D., President-Emeritus: Ph.D., University of Nebraska; B.S., Northeast Missouri State University

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