Meet the New Faces at McKendree for the 2022-2023 Academic Year

(LEBANON, Ill., August 22, 2022) – McKendree University is pleased to announce that several new faculty and staff members have joined our campus community.

New faculty members include:

Photo of Dr. Angela Gilbreth, DNP ’22

Dr. Angela Gilbreth, DNP ’22, assistant professor of nursing, has previously served as the director of nursing at Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) in Belleville, Ill., and as an RN residency coordinator and nurse educator at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, Ill. In addition, she has worked as an adjunct for McKendree University’s Division of Nursing since January 2022, assisting with the BSN and MSN programs. She was also a collaborating member of the Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence grant initiative that the division received this spring.


Photo of Dr. Jay Goble ’92


Dr. Jay Goble ’92, director of graduate programs in education, has several years of experience in education. He most recently served as the superintendent of North Mac CUSD #34 in Girard, Ill., and was the superintendent of Benton Elementary CCSD #47 in Benton, Ill. He also served as the principal at Wesclin CUSD #3 and St. Mary Elementary in Trenton, Ill., and as adjunct professor in the Master of Arts in the Administration Program at McKendree.


Photo of Jeremy Henson


Dr. Jeremy Henson, assistant professor of human resources, served as a visiting professor in the department of management for Virginia Commonwealth University, an assistant professor and adjunct professor at Madonna University, and a co-instructor of behavioral change management for Central Michigan University, among others. He also has years of experience in management consultant and has published research in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology and The Leadership and Organizational Development Journal. With a background in industrial and organizational psychology, Henson uses his expertise to explore how organizations function and make ethical decisions.


Photo of Dr. Robert Itri


Dr. Robert Itri, assistant professor of sport management, previously served as an instructor at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and as a teaching assistant at Troy University in Troy, Ala. He has also served as a coach and assistant coach for several universities. Additionally, he has years of experience as a business manager for both All-Star Baseball Academy in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Maplezone Sports Institute in Boothwyn, Pa.


Photo of Dr. Kim Joggerst


Dr. Kim Joggerst, lecturer of education, has many years of experience in teaching courses in both education and mathematics. She most recently served as an adjunct professor at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville and as a mathematics teacher at Saint Claire Catholic School in O’Fallon, Ill. In addition, she has served as an adjunct professor at McKendree, teaching education courses.



Photo of Emily Marler


Dr. Emily Marler, lecturer of psychology, has served as an instructor, lab instructor, and teaching assistant in Saint Louis University’s department of psychology since 2018. She has also appeared as a guest lecturer at Saint Louis University and has published works in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology and other academic journals.



Photo of Claire Reinert


Claire Reinert, research and instruction librarian, has previously served as a research assistant at Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation in Williamsburg, Va., and as the circulation desk assistant at Kathrine R. Everett Law Library in Chapel Hill, N.C. She has professional affiliations with the Association of College and Research Libraries and the American Library Association.



Photo of Dr. Payear Sangiumvibool-Howell


Dr. Payear Sangiumvibool-Howell, assistant professor of accounting, previously served as an adjunct associate professor and accounting faculty member at Webster University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and as an account faculty member at Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University in Thailand. She is also part of working groups and committees focused on career development and forensic accounting, including the Federation of Accountancy Professions, the Anti-Money Laundering Office, and the Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission.


Photo of Dr. Danielle Shubert


Dr. Danielle Shubert, assistant professor of nursing, previously served as a pediatric nurse practitioner for Right From the Start Pediatrics in Breese, Ill., a clinical nurse/nurse manager/IMA reservist for the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, and as primary technician/unit training manager for the United States Air Guard in Swanton, Ohio. A member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and the Society of Air Force Nurses (SAFN), Shubert has also worked with McKendree on the Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence grant initiative that the Division of Nursing received this spring.


New staff members include:

Mawusi Amos, assistant athletic performance coach

Jorge Collazo-Perez ‘20, assistant men’s and women’s volleyball coach

Hannah Ellett, assistant water polo coach

Carol Erickson, student success mentor

Alexio Garcia, head women’s wrestling coach

Quenton Gilmore, resident director

Marc Hager, student success mentor

Mason Hale ’22, assistant baseball coach

Emmajean Hearty, financial aid advisor

Nicholas Holeton, assistant football coach

Ryan Hutchinson ’21, assistant baseball coach

Emily Lease ’22, financial aid counselor

Charles McNeal '22, admission counselor

Zach Mittman ’21, head competitve cheerleading coach

Logan Moose, assistant baseball coach

Emily Olague, area coordinator

Christopher Parciak ’16, HR and payroll specialist

Natalie Simpson, head lacrosse coach

Ella Vasquez, printing and mail services assistant

Dr. Maureen Wirschell, scientific materials manager

McKendree is also proud to have promoted the following employees recently:

Millard Curtis, assistant director of residence life

Rose Marinucci, area coordinator

Karee Nasser, professor of education

Viviana Nava, senior HR and payroll specialist

Kaylee Olmstead Gaines, assistant director of financial aid

Hailie Sample-Erlinger, assistant athletic director and senior woman’s administrator