Communication

Faculty & Staff

The Communication faculty at Volunteer State are dedicated to providing excellent instruction and advising to students. All of the faculty have earned advanced degrees in their areas of expertise.

Many faculty also have additional education to their credit and professional experience in business, government or industry and are active in continuing professional development. Select the faculty member's name to send e-mail.

Name Title Phone Email
Tonya Daniels Chair of Communication, Foreign Language and Philosophy (615) 230 - 3340

Tonya.Daniels@volstate.edu 

Leonard E. Assante Associate Professor of Communication, (615) 230 - 3727 Len.Assante@volstate.edu
Steve Bishir Director of Entertainment Media Industry Programs (615) 230 - 3523 Steve.Bishir@volstate.edu
Howard E. Espravnik Associate Professor of Communications, General Manager WVCP-FM 88.5 (615) 230 - 3218 Howard.Espravnik@volstate.edu
David Johnson Associate Professor of Communication & English  1-800-563-8220 / 5206 David.Johnson@volstate.edu
Shellie Michael Associate Professor of Communication & English (615) 230 - 3769 Shellie.Michael@volstate.edu
Jennifer Pitts Instructor of Communication (615) 230 - 3421 Jennifer.Pitts@volstate.edu
Clay Scott Associate Professor of Communication, Faculty Advisor to Pioneer & Settler (615) 230 - 3361 Clay.Scott@volstate.edu
Edmon Thomas Associate Professor of Speech and Theatre (615) 230 - 3226 Edmon.Thomas@volstate.edu
David E. Warner Associate Professor of Communication (615) 230 - 3212 David.Warner@volstate.edu
Melissa Tyndall Instructor of Communication (615) 230 - 3202 Melissa.Tyndall@volstate.edu
Sheri Waltz Instructor of Communication (615) 230 - 3536 Sheri.Waltz@volstate.edu
Part Time Faculty  
Ben A. Jobe, Jr Adjunct Associate Professor of Communication (615) 230 - 3202 Ben.Jobe@volstate.edu
Seth H. Sparkman, Jr. Associate Professor of Communication (615) 230 - 3202

Skip.Sparkman@volstate.edu

Chuck Whiting Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202

Chuck.Whiting@volstate.edu

Traci Bishir Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202

Traci.Bishir@volstate.edu

Melva Black Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202

Melva.Black@volstate.edu

Terry Christian Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202
Megan Johnson Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202

 megan.johnson@volstate.edu

Katie Kile Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202
Kelly Lynch Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202
Charlie McCoin Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202
Harold Monroe Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202
Andrea Rankins Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202

 Andrea.Rankins@volstate.edu

Vaughn Skow Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202

 vaughn.skow@volstate.edu

Justin Fernandez Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202

 Jfernandez@volstate.edu

Rob Wilds Adjunct Instructor (615) 230 - 3202