Faculty & Staff


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

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
Office: Main Bldg. 108-B Phone 870-460-2013

Katie Manzella
Director of Student Services
M. Ed, Secondary Education, Wayland Baptist University
B.S., Biology, Southern Arkansas University
Office: Main A-6 Phone: 870-460-2024

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

Molly Carter
Director of Career Pathways Initiative
B.S., Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Central Arkansas
Office: Career Pathways Bldg. 106-B 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

Hope Hughes
Administrative Specialist III
B.S. Public Health University of Arkansas

Phone: 870-460-2015

Tara Womble
Administrative Specialist III

Phone: 870-460-2016

Tina Foreman
Career Pathways Administrative Specialist III
AAS, General Technology, University of Arkansas at Monticello
Office:  Career Pathways Bldg. Phone: 870-460-2031

Monica Fuqua  
Administration Information Processing Technical Certificate, UAM College of Technology - Crossett
Fiscal Support Specialist
Phone: 870-460-2003


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

Robby E. Jones
HVAC/R Instructor
HVACR Career Diploma, Penn Foster Career School
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
B.S, Mathematics, University of Arkansas at Monticello
M.A., Teaching and Learning, 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
Technical Certificate, LPN, UAM College of Technology Crossett
RN, AAS Degree , Nursing,  South Arkansas Community College
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
BS 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
PhD, Reading, University of 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