Pathway Success Team

Education, Communication, & the Humanities

Education, Communication, & the Humanities Pathway Success Team

Academic Dean: Academic Deans at DMACC ensure curricular standards and support students' classroom learning environments by serving as a liaison between DMACC leadership, students, instructors, and staff.

Enrollment Advisors: The Enrollment Advisor at DMACC assists students with understanding DMACC programs and related Pathways, completing DMACC program enrollment requirements, and finishing the application process.

Pathway Navigators: Pathway Navigators provide extra support for students by offering personal, educational, and career supports using financial and community resources to assist in removing barriers both in and out of the classroom.

Academic Advisors: An Academic Advisor helps students in all phases of academic and career planning, including program and course information, scheduling, registration, transfer requirements, articulations with other educational institutions, academic improvement plans, and graduation requirements. Current students log into your myDMACC to view your assigned Academic Advisor.

Name & Title Location Phone Email
Drew Nelson
Executive Academic Dean
District Wide 515-433-5020

Kayla Lucht
Associate Academic Dean

District Wide 515-633-2452
Kristen Blair
Enrollment Advisor
District Wide 515-964-6460
Erika Berry
Pathway Navigator
District Wide 515-965-7097
Katy Huston
Academic Advisor
DMACC Ames Hunziker Center 515-663-6700
Jim Koopman
Academic Advisor
DMACC West Des Moines 515-633-2412
Jocelyn Kovarik
Academic Advisor
DMACC Boone 515-433-5209
Danielle Lopez
Academic Advisor
DMACC Boone 515-433-5051
Berenice Real Rodriguez
Academic Advisor
DMACC Des Moines/Urban 515-248-7520
Marc Renning
Academic Advisor
DMACC Carroll 712-792-8323
Connie Saenz
Academic Advisor
DMACC Perry VanKirk 515-419-9030
Matt Sprengeler
Academic Advisor
DMACC Ankeny 515-965-7193
Jody Stiles
Academic Advisor
DMACC Newton 641-791-1722
Daniella Guerrero
Student Support - Enrollment & Financial Aid
DMACC Des Moines/Urban 515-248-7234