Faculty, Staff & Administration

Meet the People Who Are Passionate About Their Work.

Our Faculty and Staff are comprised of talented individuals with a love of learning, teaching and working for God.  These individuals have been thoughtfully and prayerfully selected for the strength of the college and for the upbuilding of God’s kingdom.  They have also chosen to use their skills for Allegheny Wesleyan College because of their deep committment to students and fellow brothers and sisters in Christ.

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Daniel Hardy Sr., BA


Darrin Patterson

Director of Maintenance

Tom Sanders, BA

Director of Public Relations

Timothy Forrider, BRE

Dean of Students

Jeanne Zvaritch, MA

Academic Dean

Katrina Kaufman, BA

Business Manager 


Paul Kaufman, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Caleb Black, MA

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Kimberly Ford, MEd

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Daniel Forrider, MS

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Debra Goodenow, MEd

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Stephen Goodenow, MS

Associate Professor

Mary Kaufman, MEd

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Elsa Lee, MA

Associate Professor

Heidi McIntire, MA

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Rocky Newman, MA

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Donald Quales, MEd

Music Ministries Chair

Valerie Quales, BA


Jeremy Sommers, MM

Associate Professor

Rodger Stearns, MA

Associate Professor

Michael Steese, MA

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Louisa Thomas, MA

Associate Professor

Crystal Whitham, MLS



Esther Phelps, BA

Financial Aid Administrator

James Dentler, BA


Holly Forrider, BRE

Director of Student Employment

Daniel Giles

Bookstore Manager 

Katie Marsh, BA

Student Recruiter

Matthew Davis, BA

Administrative Assistant – Public Relations Office

Victor Sanders, BA

Assistant Maintenance Director

Jennette Pears

Administrative Assistant-Business Office

Paul Duncan

Executive Assistant

Beth Miller

Dean of Women

Timothy Hartley

Dean of Men

Employment Disclosure

Employment at Allegheny Wesleyan College is open to qualified individuals who are Christians of good character, without regard or reference to race, gender, national or ethnic origin, color, age or disability. Allegheny Wesleyan College is a religious educational ministry, permitted to discriminate on the basis of religion. All prospective and current employees must agree with Allegheny Wesleyan College’s mission statement, and they must be willing to conduct their lives in conformity with the school’s statement of faith and the school’s declaration and agreement to ethical and moral integrity.