Staff Directory

A dedicated set of staff interact daily with enthusiastic students, welcoming them to Whitko Career Academy. The instructors and students work together to create a culture of high expectations in every classroom and throughout the academy.

Neil Bammerlin Whitko Career Academy

NEIL BAMMERLIN 
Precision Machining
neil.bammerlin@whitko.org

CHRIS BENEDICT 
Director of Alternative Education & Corporation Scheduling Coordinator 
chris.benedict@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

SANDY BENEDICT 
Work Based Learning Specialist & WCA Assistant Director 
sandra.benedict@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

LAUREN COOPER
Special Education
lauren.cooper@whitko.org

TAMMY COYLE-WALTER 
Health Science 
tammy.coyle-walter@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

CHAD DAHMS 
Engineering & Design/Tool Room Supervisor
chad.dahms@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

MATT DAHMS 
Consultant
matt.dahms@whitko.org

MATT DICE 
Agriculture 
matt.dice@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

JADE HOLLENBAUGH 
Precision Machining
jade.hollenbaugh@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

ANGIE IRWIN 
Business Education & Marketing/Education Professions 
angie.irwin@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

MELISSA LITTLE 
Business
melissa.little@whitko.org

JOE LUCE 
Director of Whitko Career Academy 
joe.luce@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

Don McCune Whitko Career Academy Criminal Justice

DON MCCUNE
Criminal Justice
don.mccune@whitko.org

Rebekah Mitchell Whitko Career Academy

REBEKAH MITCHELL 
College & Careers/Work Based Learning
rebekah.mitchell@whitko.org

JAY OCKEN
Welding Technology/Advanced Manufacturing 
jay.ocken@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

BRAXTON O’HAVER
Construction Trades 
braxton.o’haver@whitko.org

JAMIE PAINO
Little Cats Early Learning Center Director
jamie.paino@whitko.org

Cassandra Penrod Whitko Career Academy

CASSANDRA PENROD
Agriculture 
cassandra.penrod@whitko.org

MALLERY PIERCE 
Culinary Arts
mallery.pierce@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

ASHLEY ROBERTS 
College & Careers/Business 
ashley.roberts@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

KELLEY SHEISS 
Agriculture
kelley.sheiss@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

DERREK SORG
Engineering & Design/PLTW
derrek.sorg@whitko.org  |  VIEW BIO

Donald Stone Whitko Career Academy

DONALD STONE
Special Education
donald.stone@whitko.org

Karla Yeager Whitko Career Academy

KARLA YEAGER
Administrative Assistant
karla.yeager@whitko.org