Faculty

Full Time Faculty

*Edison Cassadore

Literature & Humanities Instructor

Ph.D. and M.A. (Pi Lambda Theta) in Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies, University of Arizona; Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Publishing, Harvard University; and B.A. in English, University of Arizona. Member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe.

Tel. (520) 383-0038

email: ecassadore@tocc.edu

click: Curriculum Vitae (CV)

*Linda Chappel

Art Instructor

Master’s in Art history from the University of Arizona and a Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts from the University of Madison Wisconsin

Tel. (520) 383 – 0034

email: lchappel@tocc.edu

website: https://sites.google.com/a/tocc.edu/linda-l-chappel/

*Tim Foster

IT Instructor

B.A. in Sociology, Arizona State University and a M.A. Applied Sociology Northern Arizona University

Tel. (520) 383 – 0102

email: tfoster@tocc.edu 

website: https://sites.google.com/tocc.edu/itfacultytocc/home

*Isaac Furlonge

Mathematics Instructor

B.S. in Mathematics, Northern Arizona University.

Tel. (520) 383-8401

email: ifurlonge@tocc.edu

*Duff Galda

Education Instructor

Master of Education in Special Education, Northern Arizona University; Master of Education in Bilingual/Multicultural Education, Northern Arizona University; Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Northern Arizona University; B.S. in Natural Resources Management, Northern Arizona University; A.A. in Agriculture – Pre-Forestry, Glendale Community College.  

Tel: (520) 383-8401

email: dgalda@tocc.edu

*Ron Geronimo

Tohono O’odham Language & Culture Instructor and Director of Tohono O’odham Studies

M.A. in Linguistics and B.A. in Elementary Education, University of Arizona. Member of the Tohono O’odham Nation.

Tel. (520) 383-8401

email: rgeronimo@tocc.edu

*Melanie Lenart

Agriculture Instructor

Ph.D. in Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona; M.S. in Forestry, University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana); B.A. in Journalism, Northern Illinois University.

Tel. (520) 465-6877

email: mlenart@tocc.edu

website: https://www.melanielenart.com

*Bernard Mandre

Painting Instructor 

Certificate for Journeyman Painter

Tel. (520) 383-0025

email: bmandre@tocc.edu

*Teresa Newberry

Science Instructor

Ph.D. in Biology, University of New Mexico; M.S. in Natural Resources, University of Michigan; B.S. in Physical Science, San Jose State University.

Tel. (520) 383-0107

email: tnewberry@tocc.edu

website: http://www.teresanewberry.com

*Jason Post

GIS Instructor

Ph.D., Geoscience from Texas Tech

Master of Science, Geography from Texas Tech 

Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science from University of California 

Associates Degree, Biology & Biochemistry from Marymount California University

email: jpost@tocc.edu

*Delores Saraficio

GED Instructor

B.S. in Physical Education, Arizona State University. Member of the Tohono O’odham Nation.

Tel. (520) 383-8401

email: dsaraficio@tocc.edu

*Neal M. Wade

Business Instructor

MBA, University of Phoenix; B.A. in History, University of Arizona.

Tel. (520) 383-0039

email: nwade@tocc.edu

*Robert Wambolt

Director of TOCC Development, LLC

B.A. in Mathematics, Prescott College. Licensed General Residential Contractor.

Tel. (520) 383-0013

email: rwambolt@tocc.edu

*Rajneesh Verma

Chemistry Instructor

Ph.D., Chemistry from University of Texas

Master of Science, Chemistry from University of Delhi

Bachelor of Science, Chemistry from University of Delhi

email: rverma@tocc.edu

*Mark Saraficio

GED Instructor

Bachelor of Science, Applied Biological Sciences from Arizona State University

Master of Science, Secondary Education in Biology from Arizona State University

*Diona Williams

Early Childhood Education Professor

M.Ed., Early Childhood Education and Special Education, Grand Canyon university, MA, Organizational Management, Specializing in Human Service, Ashford University,

email: dwilliams@tocc.edu

*Marcia Valadez

Professor – Social Work

Doctorate in Education (EdD), Hamline University, Master in Social Work (MSW), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSW), Child Welfare and American Indian Studies, University of Minnesota. 

email: mvaladez@tocc.edu

*Kimberly Danny

Agriculture & Natural Resources Instructor

MS in Soil, Water and Environmental Science from The University of Arizona; BS in Environmental Engineering from Northern Arizona University. 

email: kdanny@tocc.edu

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