Staff and Faculty


Director: Martin Tootle,

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:  Clarissa Meyer,

Clarissa is a native of Crane, MO. She attended Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, MO where she was a graduate of the Honors Program. Clarissa received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration emphasis in Marketing with a minor in Arts, Entertainment, and Tourism. After graduation, she worked in electrical industry sales in the San Francisco Bay area for two years. She recently returned to Missouri with her husband and two children and began pursuing a career in higher education.

VoTech Coordinator: Don Brown,

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: Aaron Proctor,  

Aaron Proctor was born in Arkansas. Following his Father's foot steps he enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Human Intelligence Collector. He now resides with his Spouse and two Daughters in St Robert, MO. He received his Bachelor of Arts in history and is actively seeking his Masters Degree with asperations of teaching as a Professor of history.

Site Clerk: Elisha Watson-Gittings,

Elisha Watson-Gittings was born and raised in Waynesville, MO. She attended Northwest Missouri State University and received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Marketing. She also attended Webster University and received her Masters Degree in Business Administration with emphasis on Human Resources.

Tool Room Attendant: Vacant,


Full Time Maintenance Tech Instructor: Vacant



Full Time English Instructor: Melissa Hardwick

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.Vaca


  • Harold Bobbitt, Business Management; Homeland Security

  • Yvonne Brady, Criminal Justice

  • Annmarie Bowling, Speech

  • Howard Brickner, Criminal Justice

  • Kathryn Gan, Early Child Development

  • Melissa Hardwick, English

  • Daniel Hunt, Environmental Science

  • Richard LeBlanc, Federal Government and Texas Government

  • Michael Madigan, Homeland Security

  • Henderson Mayers, Business Management

  • Midge McGee, History

  • Mary Mullins, Computer Science

  • Steven Munsie, Homeland Security

  • John Rose, Maintenance Technology

  • Richard Sambolin, Homeland Security

  • Joe Vigil, Human Relations

  • Beverly Watson, Sociology