Erin Nunnally is an Assistant Professor of English at Howard Community College.  She has ten years of experience teaching as an adjunct professor at HCC, American University, and Northern Virginia Community College.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Philosophy and a Master of Arts in English Literature from James Madison University.  In addition to teaching in the classroom, Erin has taught and designed online courses in composition and developmental writing.  Erin is currently co-coordinator of the First Year Experience course at HCC, a role which allows her to continually learn about student needs and successes.  She is excited to be in this role as newsletter editor and looks forward to keeping the DEAM community connected.

DEAM EXECUTIVE  BOARD MEMBERS 2018-2019

Lynn earned her bachelors and masters in psychology at the University of North Carolina and Loyola College and has been employed in a number of settings. She has worked in Higher Education for the past 19 years in a number of roles and areas: registration/records, graduation/commencement, academic advising, and retention services. She thoroughly enjoys working with college students, especially in guiding them in developing pathways toward successful completion of their goals. 

Chris Jones is a lifelong Maryland resident and a Professor of Mathematics at Harford Community College since 2006. Jones is passionate about student success at all levels, and, in particular, students that have experienced difficulty in mathematics throughout their lives. In addition to teaching mathematics at all levels, Jones serves as the Coordinator for Harford’s Honors Program as well as the Coordinator Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Science for the STEM Division at Harford. Jones is a recipient of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) award, the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence award, and the American Association of Community College's Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty award.

Secretary

Dr. Margo Jenkins

Prince George's Community College

JenkinMH@pgcc.edu

​Dr. Margaret (Margo) H. Jenkins is currently an Associate Professor at Prince George’s Community College where she teaches developmental English and Reading. She received her B.A. from Union University in English and Secondary Education, M.A. from Bowie State University in Reading, and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in Curriculum and Instruction. Dedicated to students’ success, Margo is also Assistant Assessment Coach and actively involved in the college’s professional development. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to smooth jazz, fencing, yoga, Qi Gong (Chinese style meditative exercises), and nature walks. 

Political Action Chair

Georgina Nedwell

Morgan State University

georgann.nedwell@gmail.com

Professor Krista O’Brien is an Associate Professor of Reading and Writing at Howard Community College.  Before becoming full time, Krista was an adjunct instructor for seven years so that she could stay home with her children.  She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education and English from Niagara University.  She also has a Master’s of Education degree from Towson University in elementary education and a certificate in special education.   Lastly, she received her certificate in Administration and Supervision from Loyola College.  Currently at Howard Community College, she is the coordinator for their developmental reading program.  She also is part of their Silas Craft Collegian Cohort, a Step Up Coach, and part of the English Placement Team.  Professor Krista O’Brien currently resides in Westminster, MD with her husband and three children.   

Two Year Represenative

Lynn Voyton

Howard Community College

​lvoyton@howardcc.edu

Conference Coordinator

Yvonne Kane

Howard Community College

ykane@howardcc.edu

Lisa Feinman is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at the Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus.  She received her Bachelors degree from the University of Miami and her Masters degrees from Western Maryland College and the University of Houston.  Lisa is also the President of the Maryland Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.  When not working, she enjoys travel, reading, and spending time with her family and pets.

Newsletter Editor & Social Media Chair

Erin Nunnally

Howard Community College

enunnaly@howardcc.edu

Wallace Lassiter teaches Mathematics at Prince George's Community College.  He received a Master of Arts in Mathematics from Morgan State University and a Master of Science in Educational Studies from Johns Hopkins University.  As a strong advocate for developmental math students especially, the message that he most wants his math students to realize is that anyone can do anything if he or she works at it long enough and hard enough.  In his leisure time, he enjoys being outdoors in nature, learning about health, natural foods, and watching things grow.

Yvonne Kane, Assistant Professor of English, has been an educator for over 20 years.  She earned her Master's Degree in Education, Reading Specialty, from Goucher College. Her experience in all areas and levels of education, make her a great asset to Howard Community College. Yvonne has served at HCC for 5 years and contributed her leadership skills as a course coordinator of Developmental Reading and Writing and facilitator of the English Placement Team. She also serves on the Developmental Education Committee. In addition, Yvonne has had the opportunity to share her knowledge with other instructors and professors as a presenter and workshop facilitator.  She is currently working on her promotion project which examines the developmental reading and writing programs and interventions offered at Howard Community College as well as other institutions. The goal of this project is to determine how HCC faculty might better serve students in developmental courses and streamline the developmental course sequence. Yvonne is looking forward to bringing educators together as the Conference Coordinator of DEAM. In her free time, Yvonne enjoys drawing, painting and dancing.

Four Year Represenative

Vacant​

Membership Chair

Wallace Lassiter

Prince George's Community College

​lassitwa@pgcc.edu

President Elect

Lisa Feinman

Community College of Baltimore County

lfeinman@ccbcmd.edu

President

Krista O'Brien

Howard Community College

kobrien@howardcc.edu

Immediate Past President

Dr. Carol Mueller

Harford CommunityCollege

cmueller@harford.edu

Dr. Carol Mueller has been teaching at Harford Community College since 2008. She teaches a wide variety of courses including all of the transitional math courses, Earth science, and statistics. She taught geology at the University of Arkansas and both math and science in private and public secondary schools before coming to HCC. Carol earned A.A. in education from the College of DuPage, B.Ed. in secondary education, Earth and Space Science from the University of Arkansas, M.Ed. in secondary education advanced certification in Geology from the U of A, and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the U. of A. She is currently working on a post-Masters certification in Leadership for Higher Education.  Dr. Mueller’s research area is the impact of developmental education on retention and completion. She serves on the faculty council and is co-chair of the professional development committee at HCC. 

Treasurer

Chris Jones

Harford Community College

cjones@harford.edu