Faculty & Staff


Dr. Tracy Tucker
Vice Chancellor 
Ed.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
M.Ed., University of Central Oklahoma
B.S., University of Central Arkansas

Office: Main Bldg. Adm A-1 Phone: 870-460-2027

Dawn Reed
Assistant Vice Chancellor
M.S., College Student Personnel, Arkansas Tech
Certified Career Development Facilitator
B.A., Childlife and Family Studies, Louisiana Tech
Office: Adm A-5 Phone: 870-460-2030

John Chambless
Information Technology Coordinator
Computer Maintenance/Networking Technical Certificate, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Office: Main Bldg. 108-B Phone 870-460-2013

LaTeasha Franklin
Director of Vocational Counseling
M.S., Mental Health Counseling, Capella University
B.S.W, University of Arkansas - Monticello
Office: Counselor Office Phone: 870-460-2024

Teresa Barnett 
Director of Career Pathways Initiative
B.A., Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Office: Main Bldg. Bookstore Phone: 870-460-2032


Officer David Wesson
University Police Officer
Office: Main Bldg. Adm 106-D Phone: 870-460-2012

Administrative Support Staff

Shannon Murphy
Administrative Specialist III
Office: Main Bldg. Adm A-2 Phone: 870-460-2020

Tara Womble
Administrative Specialist III

Phone: 870-460-2016

Heather Breshears
Administrative Specialist III
B.A, Criminal Justice and Sociology , University of Arkansas 
Phone: 870-460-2015


Susanne Ballard
Administrative Office Technology Instructor
M.Ed., University of Arkansas at Monticello 
B.A., Office Administration, Ouachita Baptist University
B.S., Business Education, Ouachita Baptist University
Office: McGoogan Bldg. 208-A Phone: 870-460-2007

Brad White
HVAC/R Instructor
Office: Main Bldg. 102 Phone: 870-460-2010

Jerry Jeffers
Electromechanical Instructor
Phone: 870-460-2022

Paul Daws
Electromechanical Technology-Instrumentation Instructor
AAS Electronics Engineering, Southern Arkansas University
Technical Certificate, Electromechanical Technology-Instrumentation, UAM College of Technology-Crossett
Office: E&I Bldg. B-3 Phone: 870-460-2009

Donnie Dubose
Welding Technology Instructor
AWS Certified Pipe Welder
Advanced Technical Certificate in Welding, Forest Echoes Technical Institute
Office: Welding Shop Phone: 870-460-2014

Jimmy DuBose
Welding Technology Instructor
American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welder
AWS Certified Welding Inspector
AWS Certified Welding Educator
Office: Welding Shop Phone: 870-460-2006

Ginny Sellers
Mathematics Instructor
M.A., Teaching and Learning, University of Arkansas at Monticello  
B.S, Mathematics, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Office:  McGoogan Bldg. 201-A Phone: 870-460-2019

Alice Lindsey
Hospitality Services Instructor
B.S. Education, Business Administration, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Office: Admin Bldg. 102-B Phone: 870-460-2010

Kayla Noble
Practical Nursing – Clinical Instructor
AAS, Registered Nursing, South Arkansas Community College
Technical Certificate, LPN, UAM College of Technology Crossett
Office: McGoogan Bldg. 206-A Phone: 870-460-2025

Rick Owens
Electromechanical Technology Instructor
B.S., Geology, University of Arkansas
Office: E&I Bldg. B-2  Phone: 870-460-2002

Chris Byrd
Electromechanical Instructor
B.A., Political Science, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Office: Main Bldg. 103-B  Phone: 870-460-2035

Shela Upshaw
Practical Nursing Instructor
MSN, Nursing Education, Capella University
B.S., Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
AASN, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Office: McGoogan Bldg. 206-A Phone: 870-460-2025

Kim Wallis
Health Information Technology Instructor
B.S., Business Administration Marketing, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Masters of Business Administration, Delta State University
Office: McGoogan Bldg. 204-B Phone: 870-460-2005

Dr. Alisa White
Early Childhood Education Instructor
Ph.D., Reading, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
M. Ed., Early Childhood Education, University of Arkansas at Monticello
M. Ed., Special Education, University of Arkansas at Monticello
B.A. Elementary Education 1-6 Grades, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Office: Main Bldg. 103-A Phone: 870-460-2026