Hesston College welcomes new faculty and staff for 2021-22 year

A composite photo of new faculty and staff

Hesston College announces new faculty and staff joining the campus community for the 2021-22 year.


  • Ashley Christensen, professor of English
  • Joan Griffing, interim academic dean
  • Navanté Peacock, professor of psychology
  • Luke Taylor-Gilstrap, professor of English


  • Julie Banks, executive coordinator, president’s office
  • Kellory Blanchard, campus counselor
  • Joe Capuchino, cross country head coach not pictured
  • Paulina Diaz Solano, visit coordinator
  • Veronica Esparza, dining services assistant not pictured
  • Thomas Gaskell, women’s soccer head coach not pictured
  • Luke Go, institutional data and media services administrator
  • Alma Huerta, admissions counselor
  • Mary Jantz, environmental specialist
  • Holly Kendall, environmental specialist
  • Melissa Landis, library assistant
  • Jen Lehman, development officer
  • Lisa Longacher, development officer
  • Zach McCloud, baseball assistant coach not pictured
  • Elizabeth Miller, resident director
  • Tim Parrish, facilities specialist/plumber
  • Kassidy Pflughoeft, volleyball interim head coach
  • Sara Jane Phillips, preschool assistant not pictured
  • Tim Shuart, director of information technology
  • Jace Snodgrass, staff flight instructor not pictured
  • Lowell Stephens, men’s golf head coach
  • Dominic Visentin, baseball assistant coach not pictured
  • Christina Wankum, admissions counselor
  • Mattie Warner, graphic designer
  • Keli Wray, preschool assistant not pictured