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James Shoemake

James Shoemake
CFSP
President
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M.S. University of Texas at Dallas; B.S. Southern Methodist University: Graduate. Dallas Institute of Funeral Service: Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Director of Associate Degree Program.

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Wayne Cavender

Wayne Cavender
CFSP
Dean
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M.A. Amberton University; B.S. Missouri Western Stale College: A.A.S. Dallas Institute of Funeral Service: Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Instructor in Microbiology, Pathology, Embalming Lab and F.S. Ethics. Director of Clinical Embalming Program.

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Brian Mullins

Brian Mullins
CSFP
Director of Learning Resources and Learning Skills Improvement
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M.Div., B.A., Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary; A.A.S. Dallas Institute of Funeral Service; Post Graduate Studies, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Instructor in F.S. Administration, F.S. Management, F.S. Counseling, Grief Psychology, Funeral Directing, the Capstone courses and Sociology of F.S.

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 Terry Parrish

Terry Parrish
CFSP
Registrar & Adjunct Instructor
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M.S. Capella University; B.S. Ottawa University; A.A.S. Dallas Institute of Funeral Service; Post Graduate studies University of Southern New Hampshire. Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Instructor in F.S. History and United States History.

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Robert Clark

Robert Clark
Director of Financial Aid
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M.A. Amber University; B.B.A. East Texas State University; A.S. Kilgore College; A.A.S. Dallas Institute of Funeral Service; Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Instructor in F.S., Accounting, F.S. Merchandising, and Small Business Management.

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 James Smith James Smith
Faculty Member
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M.A. Regent University; B.A., University of Texas at El Paso; A.A.S., Dallas Institute of Funeral Service; Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Instructor in Restorative Art, Embalming, Business Law and Speech Communication.
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 Olga Retana Olga Retana
Admissions Representative
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A.A.S. Dallas Institute of Funeral service; Provisionally licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.
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Jo-Sandra Greenberg Jo-Sandra Greenberg
Adjunct Instructor
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M.S. University of Texas at Dallas; B.A. Southern Methodist University. Instructor in English Composition.
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 Tonya Cunningham Tonya Cunningham
Adjunct Instructor
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M.A., Amberton University; B.S.W., University of Texas at Austin; A.A.S., Dallas Institute of Funeral Service; Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer; Licensed Social Worker. Instructor in F.S. Counseling and General Psychology.
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 Sara Stokes Sara Stokes
Adjunct Instructor
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M.A. University of Texas at Arlington; B.S. Arlington State College. Instructor in College Math.
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Amy Poole Amy Poole
Clinical Embalming Preceptor
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A.S. Community College of the Air Force; A.A.S. Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.
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David Hoblit David Hoblit
Adjunct Instructor
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M.D., Louisiana State University; B.S., Louisiana State University. Instructor in Human Anatomy.
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