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President Faimous Harrison
Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall
Title
President
Type
Administrative Contact
Credentials
  • Doctorate, Higher Education Administration, Oregon State University
  • Master's of Science in Physical Education, Pedagogy and Leadership, Seattle Pacific University
  • Bachelor's of Science in Sociology, University of Washington
Notes

Dr. Faimous Harrison took office as the thirteenth president of Wenatchee Valley College on Jan. 3, 2023. 

Harrison brings 32 years of experience in higher education to WVC. He comes to WVC from California State University Stanislaus-Stockton Campus where he served as a dean. Both his previous campus and WVC are federally designated Hispanic-serving institutions. Harrison has more than 20 years of experience working in the Washington state community and technical college system, including as an instructor and student services professional.

Dr. Harrison has a doctorate in higher education administration and leadership from Oregon State University, a master's of science in physical education, pedagogy and leadership from Seattle Pacific University, and a bachelor's of science in sociology from the University of Washington.

Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall 2322 T
Title
Interim Executive Director, Community Relations
Type
Administrative Contact
Title
Executive Director, Assessment, Strategic Planning, Institutional Research & Effectiveness
Type
Administrative Contact
Staff
Title
Welding Instructor
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials

AWS, AWI Certified Welding Inspector

WABO Welder Examiner

 

Office
Eller Fox Science Center 3016C
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • BA, Education Eastern Washington University
  • MA, Education Central Washington University
Title
Volleyball Head Coach/Outreach & Marketing Specialist
Type
Staff
Phone
Office
Mish ee twie 1125L
Title
Student Navigator & Athletics
Type
Staff
Title
Write Lab Tutor
Type
Staff
Phone
Title
Safety, Security & Emergency Manager
Type
Staff
Notes

If you see another student, staff or faculty member whose behavior seems like a “red flag” for potential harm or threat to self or others, you can help.

  • If the threat is immediate – call 911
  • Even if the threat isn’t immediate, it’s still important to act. Report it to an administrator or talk to the WVC counselor and submit an Incident Report. You can submit an incident report online.

Contact security:

  • Wenatchee: Call campus security at 6911 from campus phones or (509) 423-3705 from a non-campus phone and contact a college employee.
  • Omak: Call Omak security from the hours of 1-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 1-5 p.m. Fridays at 7911 using an on campus phone or (509) 422-7911 from non-campus phone. During the hours of 8:00 am to 1:00 pm you can dial ext. 7803 for the Omak front desk. 
Phone
Title
Nursing Faculty
Type
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • ADN, Nursing, Wenatchee Valley College
  • MSN, Nursing, Western Governor's University
Title
Library & Archives Paraprofessional 2
Type
Staff
Title
Program Assistant
Type
Staff
Office
Wells Hall 1072A
Title
Ceramics instructor
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • BA, Central Washington State College
Phone
Office
Mish ee twie 1225J
Title
Communication Studies Faculty & Department Chair
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BA, Mass Communication, Journalism, University of the West Indies
  • MA, Communication Management, University of Southern California
  • PhD, Mass Media Studies, Advertising, Michigan State University
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • Industrial Technical Drafting Certification, Military Credits
  • Industrial Tech-Electronic ATS, Devry University
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • Early Childhood Education, Wenatchee Valley College
  • M.Ed., American InterContinental University
Phone
Title
IT Field Tech Omak Campus
Type
Staff
Title
Custodian
Type
Staff
Phone
Office
Administration Building Room 102
Title
Educational Planner
Type
Staff
Title
IT Customer Support - Entry
Type
Staff
Type
Faculty Part Time
Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall Allied Health Office Cubicle C
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials

Registered Nurse

Office
Mish ee twie 1225G
Title
Spanish Faculty and Department of World Languages Chair
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BA, Spanish, New Mexico State University
  • MA, Spanish, New Mexico State University
Phone
Office
Music and Arts Center 1529
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BA, Art, Gonzaga University
  • MFA, Painting, Colorado State University
Phone
Type
Staff
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • AAS, Fire Science Technology
  • Hazardous Materials Training
  • Fire Instructor 1
  • EMT
  • BLS Provider, BLS Instructor
  • EMS Evaluator
  • Senior EMS Instructor
Type
Faculty Part Time
Notes

View the Continuing Education catalog or contact the Continuing Education office at: 

Phone
Type
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • ADN, Nursing, Bellevue College
  • BA, English, University of California 
  • BSN, Nursing, Wenatchee Valley College 

 

Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials

Radiologic Technologist Certification, Preceptor Education Program

Phone
Title
Custodial Supervisor
Type
Staff
Phone
Title
Administrative Assistant
Type
Staff
Office
Batjer Hall 8024
Type
Faculty Part Time
Phone
Office
Brown Library 9250A
Title
Instructor/Program Coordinator, Business Computer Technology (BCT)
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BS, Business Education, Central Washington University
  • M.Ed., Management and Innovation, Western Governors University
Notes

Sompheng first started teaching business technology at Wenatchee High School in 1997. She has been at WVC since 2012.

Type
Staff
Phone
Office
Mish ee twie 1125K
Title
Educational Planner, Workforce Education Grants
Type
Faculty Part Time
Staff
Credentials
  • BA, Western Washington University
  • MA, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Central Washington University
Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall
Title
Executive Director, Human Resources
Type
Administrative Contact
Credentials
  • BS, Human Resources/Finance, Central Washington University
  • Masters in Human Resources Management, Central Washington University 
Phone
Office
Mary Friendship Hall, 204A
Title
LPN to BSN Lead Faculty
Type
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BS, Nursing, Arizona State University 
  • MS, Nursing, Arizona State University
Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall 2330
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BS, Zoology, University of Washington
  • Ph.D., Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Notre Dame
Title
Adjunct faculty, Music Department
Type
Faculty Part Time
Type
Faculty Part Time
Title
Student Employment Coordinator
Type
Staff
Type
Faculty Part Time
Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall
Title
Customer Service Specialist
Type
Staff
Phone
Title
Grant Coordinator
Type
Staff
Type
Faculty Part Time
Type
Faculty Part Time
Phone
Office
Mish ee twie 1325J
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BA, Sociology, University of Oregon
  • MA, Sociology, Iowa State University
Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall, 2322 T
Title
Development Director, Foundation
Type
Staff
Type
Faculty Part Time
Office
Wenatchi Hall 2205
Title
Adjunct math faculty and Math Center Supervisor
Type
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BAS, Secondary Math Education, Central Washington University
Phone
Office
Batjer Hall 8036
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BS, Chemistry, Western Washington University
  • BS, Molecular Biology, Western Washington University
  • MS, Biochemistry, Western Washington University
  • Ph.D., Plant Pathology, Washington State University
Phone
Title
Web Marketing & Graphic Design Specialist
Type
Staff
Type
Faculty Part Time
Phone
Office
Sexton 6010A
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BA, Anthropology, Western Washington University
  • BA, Education, Western Washington University
Office
Mish ee twie
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • BA, Foreign Language, Barnaul State University
  • MA, Foreign Language, Barnaul State University
Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall 2221A
Title
Nursing Faculty
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • AA, Lane Community College
  • BSN, Nursing, OHSU School of Nursing
  • MSN, Nursing, Gonzaga University
Phone
Office
Mish ee twie 1225B
Title
Data Ambassador & ECED Navigator
Type
Staff
Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall 2225
Title
Mathematics Department Chair
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BA, Mathematics, San Diego State University
  • MA, Mathematics, California State University-Fullerton
Phone
Type
Staff
Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall, 2221F
Title
Nursing Faculty
Type
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • AAS, Nursing, Wenatchee Valley College
  • BS, Nursing, Wenatchee Valley College
  • MS, Nursing, Gonzaga University
Type
Staff
Phone
Title
Residence Life Manager
Type
Staff
Notes

reslife@wvc.edu

Office
John A. Brown Library 9250A
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • BA, St. Olaf College
  • MFA, Antioch College
Office
John A. Brown Library
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials

BA, Lingusitics, California State University-Fullerton

Office
Wenatchi Hall
Title
Program Specialist 2
Type
Staff
Type
Faculty Part Time
Phone
Office
North Friendship Hall Room 210
Title
Allied Health Program Assistant
Type
Staff
Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall 2322P
Type
Staff
Phone
Office
Mish ee twie 1325C
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BS, Business Management, University of Wyoming
  • MBA, Business Administration, University of Wyoming
Phone
Office
Wenatchi Hall 2221G
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BSN, Nursing, University of Portland
  • MSN, Nursing, California State University
Phone
Office
Mish ee twie 1325K
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BA, History, Central Washington University
  • MA, History, University of Washington
Phone
Office
Hazel Burnett Hall, 411
Title
English Faculty
Type
Faculty
Credentials
  • BA, Secondary English Education, Eastern Washington University
  • MEd, Learning and Technology, Western Governor's University
Office
Hazel Allen Burnett Building, Room 410
Title
Transitional Studies Evening Instructor
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials

BA, Social Science

Phone
Office
Smith Gym, 4002
Title
Exercise Science Faculty
Type
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • AAS, Wenatchee Valley College
  • BS, Exercise Science, Central Washington University
  • MS, Exercise Science, Central Washington University 
Type
Faculty Part Time
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • EMS Evaluator
  • Senior EMS Instructor
  • Emergency Medical Technician Certification, Washington State Department of Health
Phone
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • RN, Nursing, Wenatchee Valley College
  • BAS, Administration Management, Central Washington University
  • BSN, Nursing, Western Governor's University
  • MSN, Western Governors University
Phone
Office
MAC 1523
Title
Events Coordinator 2
Type
Staff
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • Practical Nursing Certificate, Associate Degree, Nursing Wenatchee Valley College
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • AAS, Wenatchee Valley College
  • BA, Journalism, Multnomah University
  • MS, Communication, Purdue University
Title
Custodian 2
Type
Staff
Phone
Office
Omak Admin Building, R123
Title
Program Assistant
Type
Staff
Phone
Office
Mish ee twie 1121D
Title
Director, Continuing Education
Type
Administrative Contact
Staff
Credentials

B.S., Anthropology, Central Washington University

Notes

View the Continuing Education catalog or contact the Continuing Education office at: 

Phone
Office
Eller Fox Science Center 3008
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BA, English Language and Literature, Antioch College
  • BS, Geology, Western Washington University
  • MS, Geology, University of Washington
  • Ph.D., Geology, University of Washington
Notes

Additional Contact Information:

(325) 268-8291
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Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • Ph.D., Psychology (Clinical Focus), University of Nevada
  • Post-doctoral training, UC Davis Medical Center
  • Licensed Psychologist, Washington State
Phone
Title
Athletic Trainer
Type
Staff
Notes

Dehmer received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the College of Saint Scholastica in Duluth, MN, and then went on to complete her Master’s degree in Athletic Training in 2016. She possesses a Graston M1 certification, ImPACT Trained Athletic Trainer certification, and is educated in active/passive release techniques, therapeutic cupping, and other manual therapies. Read her full bio at gowvc.com.

Phone
Office
Mish ie twie, 1121A
Title
Administrative Assistant 3
Type
Staff
Type
Faculty Part Time
Credentials
  • BA, MA, Art, Central Washington State College
Phone
Office
Batjer Hall 8014 A
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • AA, Automotive Technology, Universal Technical Institute
Phone
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BA, English, University of Washington
  • MA, English, Virginia Tech
  • PhD, English, Oklahoma State University
Phone
Office
Music and Arts Center 1518
Type
Advisor
Faculty Full Time
Credentials
  • BA, Art, Central Washington University
  • MFA, California College of the Arts