Saint Francis College of Nursing - Faculty and Administration

Faculty and staff are committed to serving the students and community. All faculty hold masters degrees in nursing. Over one third of faculty hold an earned doctorate and an additional one third are enrolled in doctoral studies. Longevity of service to the College is a hallmark of both faculty and staff. Faculty members promote scholarship through active participation in professional organizations such as Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Delta Pi, Illinois League for Nursing; and National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission; by conducting and presenting research; and authoring chapters for textbooks. Faculty members are involved in research activities. Faculty members maintain expertise appropriate to their teaching responsibilities in a variety of ways including clinical practice (not private practice) and/or maintain national nursing certifications. Professional staff are involved in their respective professional organizations as a way to maintain expertise and improve services for students.

Strengths of the faculty members include the diversity in teaching experience, community service, clinical background and educational preparation. All faculty and staff are committed to continuing the tradition of excellence in nursing education.


  • Contact | Patricia Stockert

    Patricia A. Stockert, RN, PhD
    President of the College

  • Contact | Janice Boundy

    Janice F. Boundy, RN, PhD
    Dean of Graduate Program
  • Contact | Suzanne Brown

    Suzanne Brown, RN, DNP, PhD
    Dean of Undergraduate Program

  • Contact | Kevin Stephens

    Kevin Stephens, BS
    Assistant Dean, Support Services


  • Contact | Vicki Craig

    Vicki Craig
    Admissions/Staff Support
  • Contact | Denise Crayton

    Denise M. Crayton
    Coordinator of Admissions

  • Contact | Janice Farquharson

    Janice Farquharson, BS
    Director of Admissions/Registrar

  • Contact | Kim Prichard

    Kim Prichard
    Admissions Assistant
  • Contact | Ibbie Voltz

    Ibbie Voltz, RN, BSN
    Professional Nurse Recruiter


  • Contact | Lezley Anderson

    Lezley Anderson, RN, MSN

  • Contact | Paulette Archer

    Paulette M. Archer, RN, EdD
    Professor. Coordinator of Academic Development Center

  • Contact | Nancy Bailey

    Nancy R. Bailey, RN, MS, CNE

  • Contact | Susan Barth

    Susan Barth, RN, MA

  • Contact | Sue Behrens

    Sue Behrens, RN, DNP

  • Contact | Leigh Ann Bonney

    Leigh Ann Bonney, RN, PhD(c), CCRN
    Assistant Professor

  • Contact | Laura Bowers

    Laura Bowers, RN, APN, NNP-BC
    Lead Instructor, NNP

  • Contact | Keli Briggs

    Keli Briggs, RN, MSN
    Assistant Professor
  • Contact | Karen Burkitt

    Karen Burkitt, RN, MSN

  • Contact | Kelly Cone

    Kelly J. Cone, RN, PhD, CNE

  • Contact | Cheryl Crowe

    Cheryl Crowe, RN, MSN

  • Contact | Julie Deibel

    Julie Deibel, RN, MSN
    Assistant Professor

  • Contact | Phillis Dewitt

    Phillis Dewitt, RN, APN-BC, DNP
    Clinical Instructor

  • Contact | Mary Donnelly

    Mary J. Donnelly, RN, EdD
    Associate Professor

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    Annie Dude
    Assistant Professor

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  • Contact | Karen Ehnle

    Karen Ehnle, RN, MS

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    Rhonda Ferrero-Patten
    Assistant Professor


  • Contact | Valentina Fillman

    Valentina Fillman, RN, PhD, CCRN
    Assistant Professor

  • Contact | Caitlin Fitzgerald

    Caitlin Fitzgerald, RN, MSN

  • Contact | Kelly Fogelmark

    Kelly Fogelmark, RN, MSN

  • Contact | Megan Frye

    Megan Frye, RN, MSN
    Coordinator Nursing Resource Center, Instructor

  • Contact | Christina Garcia

    Christina Garcia, RN, PhD
    Lead Nursing Management Faculty/Assistant Professor

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    Deborah Givan
    Assistant Professor


  • Contact | Lorri Graham

    Lorri Graham, RN, MSN, CIC, CPHQ, CNE

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    Rebecca Hall
    Assistant Professor


  • Contact | Maureen Hermann

    Maureen Hermann, RN, MSN

  • Contact | Theresa Hoadley

    Theresa Hoadley, RN, PhD, TNS
    Associate Professor

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    Jeremy Hulet
    Assistant Professor

  • Contact | Cindy Kohtz

    Cindy Kohtz, RN, EdD, CNE

  • Contact | Brittany Lees

    Brittany Lees, NP-C, APN, MSN

  • Contact | Karla Leffler

    Karla Leffler, RN, MSN
    Clinical Instructor

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    Margaret Markely
    Clinical Instructor

  • Contact | Stephanie Meuser

    Stephanie Meuser, MSN, APN, FNP
    Clinical Instructor

  • Contact | Theresa Miller

    Theresa Miller, RN, PhD
    Assistant Professor
  • Contact | Kimberly Mitchell

    Kimberly Mitchell, RN, PhD, CNE
    Associate Professor

  • Contact | Patricia O'Connor

    Patricia O'Connor, RN, MSN, CNE

  • Contact | Kristy Papis

    Kristy Papis, RN, MSN
    Clinical Instructor

  • Contact | Greg Peasely

    Gregory Pesely, MA, ABD
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Contact | Suzie Pilon

    Suzie Pilon, RN, MS

  • Contact | Terry Polanin

    Terry Polanin, RN, MS

  • Contact | Melanie Reeves

    Melanie Reeves, RN, MSN, CNS-BC
    Graduate Assistant

  • Contact | Lynne Reiner

    Lynne Reiner, RN, MSN
    Clinical Instructor

  • Contact | Beverly Reynolds

    Beverly J. Reynolds, RN, EdD, CNE

  • Contact | Kristine Rose

    Kristine Rose, RN, MSN

  • Contact | Patricia Schwarzentraub

    Patricia H. Schwarzentraub, MS, RNC-OB, CNS, APN
    Assistant Professor

  • Contact | Suzan Shane-Gray

    Suzane Shane-Gray, RN, APN, EdD, CNS-BC
    Associate Professor

  • Contact | Terri Shumway

    Terri Shumway, RN, FNP-BC
    Lead FNP/Assistant Professor

  • Contact | Sona Siegel

    Sona Siegel, RN, MSN, CNE
    Assistant Professor

  • Contact | Crystal Slaughter

    Crystal Slaughter, APN, ACNS-BC, PCCN, DNP
    Assistant Professor

  • Contact | Teresa Smyth

    Teresa Smyth, RN, MSN

  • Contact | Kelly Tillis

    Kelly Tillis, RN, MSN

  • Contact | Rebecca Vaughn

    Rebecca Vaughn, RN, MSN
    Assistant Professor

  • Contact | Jessica Verpleatse

    Jessica Verplaetse, RN, MSN
    Clinical Instructor

  • Contact | June West

    June West, RN, MSN
    Clinical Instructor

  • Contact | Jane White

    E. Jane White, RN-BC, MSN, CNE
    Assistant Professor

  • Contact | Carolyn Wright Boon

    Carolyn Wright Boon, RN, MSN

Financial Aid 

  • Contact | Charlotte Duke

    Charlotte Duke
    Student Finance Assistant

  • Contact | Nancy Perryman

    Nancy Perryman, BS
    Coordinator of Student Finance

Professional Staff 

  • Contact | Helene Batzek

    Helene Batzek, AS
    Alumni Relations Representative

  • Contact | Jennifer Carlock

    Jennifer Carlock, MSW, LCSW

  • Contact | Christa Fisher

    Christa Fisher
    College Support Representative II

  • Contact | Bill Komanecki

    Bill Komanecki
  • Contact | Luann Morelock

    Luann Morelock, AAS
    Administrative Assistant

  • Contact | Carlene Murali

    Carlene Murali, AAS
    College Support Representative I

  • Contact | Elizabeth Reynolds

    Elizabeth Reynolds, Ed.M.
    Instructional Design and Technology Specialist
  • Contact | Rebecca Rundall

    Rebecca Rundall, BA
    Library Technician

  • Contact | Robin Strange

    Robin Strange, RN, BSN
    Student Health Nurse/Practice Lab Assistant

  • Contact | Ryan Williams

    Ryan Williams, MBA
    Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment Specialist

  • Contact | Elizabeth Zaluska

    Elizabeth Zaluska, BS
    College Support Representative II

Student Accounts 

  • Contact | Alice Evans

    Alice Evans, AAS
    Assistant, Student Accounts and Business Services

  • Contact | Laura Simmons

    Laura Simmons, BS
    Coordinator of Student Accounts and Business Services


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