Pathway Success Team

Engineering & Manufacturing

Engineering & Manufacturing 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
Dr. Jenny Foster
Executive Academic Dean
District Wide 515-964-6692
Andrew Neuendorf
Associate Academic Dean
District Wide 515-964-7126
Jon Frank
Enrollment Advisor
District Wide 515-964-6353
Susan Stewart
Pathway Navigator
District Wide 515-965-7186
Som Mongtin
Pathway Navigator - Workforce Training Academy
District Wide 515-256-4953
Erin Gauer
Pathway Navigator - Competency Based Education
District Wide 515-964-6867
Jean Ostrander
Pathway Navigator
DMACC Boone 515-432-7203
Fabiana Ferreira Julio de Paula
Pathway Navigator
DMACC Ankeny 515-964-6200
Bethany Gallimore
Academic Advisor
DMACC Ankeny 515-964-6314 
Sean Hartnett
Academic Advisor
DMACC Newton 641-791-1723
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
Kristine Markham
Academic Advisor
DMACC Des Moines/Urban 515-697-7737
Connie Saenz
Academic Advisor
DMACC Perry VanKirk 515-419-9030
Karen Webb
Academic Advisor
DMACC Ankeny 515-964-6684
Kristina Whitver-Soyer
Academic Advisor
DMACC Carroll 515-244-4226