Central Texas College

Staff and Faculty

Director: Martin Tootle,  director.flw@ctcd.edu or mtootle@ctcd.edu

Martin Tootle is a 30 year Retired Veteran, United States Marine Corps, Master Gunnery Sergeant. A Founding Member and Coordinator for starting the Marine Corps League’s “Sgt Darrell S. Cole Detachment #1195” in St Robert, MO. and a Marine Corps League Officer since 2005 at both Detachment and Department of Missouri levels. Graduate of Central Texas College with an Associate of Arts in General Studies, a Graduate of Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts in History, with Honors, Summa Cum Laude, member of Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society.

Faculty Coordinator:  Cecelia Mallams,  faccoord.flw@ctcd.edu or cecelia.mallams@ctcd.edu

Cecelia Mallams was born in Seoul, South Korea. She graduated from Waynesville High School and has lived in the Ft. Leonard Wood area most of her life. She has a Associates Degree in Environmental Science, a Graduate of Drury University with a Bachelor of Arts in General Studies, and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Environmental Management with Webster University.

VoTech Coordinator: Don Brown, donald.brown@ctcd.edu

Donald Brown was born in Stuttgart, Germany moving to Waynesville, MO in 1968. Donald graduated from Waynesville Senior High School and served in the US Army. Donald retired from the Waynesville School district 26 years of dedicated service. He is happily married to Rhonda Brown.

Registrar: Gary Woodruff, siteregistrar.flw@ctcd.edu  

Gary Woodruff is a 23 year Retired Veteran, United States Army. Gary is originally from Shreveport Louisiana. He is a graduate of Central Texas College with an Associate of Arts in General Studies, and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with Columbia College.

Site Clerk: Jeffery Isom,  siteclerk@ctcd.edu

Jeffery Isom was born in Thomasville, Georgia. After graduating High School Jeffery enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Motor Transport Operator where he retired after 20 years. Jeffery Graduated from Central Texas College in 2007 with and Associate of Arts in General Studies while on Active Duty. Jeffery is Graduate of Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts in History, is a Graduate of Webster University with a Masters of Arts in Management and Leadership and is currently pursuing a degree with Central Texas College in Business Administration. Jeffery is married to the beautiful Mrs. Jolene Isom and have 5 lovely children.

Tool Room Attendant: Curtis Kelley / curtis.kelley@ctcd.edu

Curtis Allen Kelley was born and raised in Missouri and joined Central Texas College in 2014 serving as the Tool Room Attendant. He is currently pursuing Associates in Applied Science in Maintenance Technology with Central Texas College and has also studied Auto-Collision repair for two years at Waynesville Career Center.

Full Time Maintenance Tech Instructor: John Newcomer john.newcomer@ctcd.edu

John Newcomer spent 20 years in the U.S Army and retired in 1985. He also retired from the Army and Air Force Civil Service after 28 years of service. John has also owned a home improvement business for the last 20 years. John received his BA from Park University. He has been teaching for CTC since June 2013.

Full Time English Instructor: Melissa Hardwick melissa.hardwick@ctcd.edu

Melissa Hardwick is an English Professor with over 16 years experience. She teaches Literature, Creative, Technical, and Business Writing. She has experience as an eLearning platform editor within a major publishing company.  Professor Hardwick received a B.A in Literature, a B.A in English History, her Master’s Degree in Rhetoric, and has completed her PhD coursework in Texts and Technology. She focuses on creating a fun, non-traditional classroom experience while using a Socratic Method of mentorship.


  • Vacant, Speech

  • Robert Balenton, Developmental Math

  • Harold Bobbitt, Business Management; Homeland Security

  • Yvonne Brady, Criminal Justice

  • Howard Brickner, Criminal Justice

  • Kathleen Brown, Early Child Development

  • Joseph Cobetto, Government

  • Arrealia Coleman-Gavins, Early Child Development

  • Lourdes Cruz, Human Relations

  • Kathryn Gan, Early Child Development

  • Dennis Geisler, History

  • Melissa Hardwick, English

  • Navitidad Hettick, Environmental Science

  • Daniel Hunt, Environmental Science

  • Michael Madigan, Homeland Security

  • Henderson Mayers, Business Management

  • Midge McGee, History

  • Mary Mullins, Computer Science

  • Steven Munsie, Homeland Security

  • John Newcomer, Maintenance Technology

  • Michael, Pliemann, Math

  • John Rose, Maintenance Technology

  • Richard Sambolin, Homeland Security

  • Christina Spies, Psychology

  • Beverly Watson, Sociology

  • Maria Weddle, Early Child Development