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Our team makes all the difference at Western Technical College. Our culture is one of caring, support and encouragement, where the focus is solely about what’s best for the student. Ask around – our 50-year reputation in the El Paso community speaks for itself.

Randy Kuykendall - Western Tech Board of Directors - El Paso, TX

Randy Kuykendall

Board Chair of Directors

Bill Terrell - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Bill Terrell

Board Vice Chair of Directors

Brad Kuykendall - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Brad Kuykendall

Chief Executive Officer

Mary Cano - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Mary Cano

Chief Operating Officer

Margie Aguilar - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Margie Aguilar

Campus President (Northeast)

Maxine Valencia

Campus President - Eastside Campus

Laura Plummer - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Laura Plummer

Accounting Controller

Helen Garcia - Career Placement - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Helen Garcia

Career Services Director

Danielle Picchi - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Danielle Picchi

Student Financial Services Director

Martha Molinar

Human Resources Director / Title IX Coordinator

Lynda Cervantes - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Lynda Cervantes

Director of Marketing


Our Administration, Your Supporters: It’s not just about the destination! The administration team at Western Technical College is here to make sure your educational journey is a positive and happy one. Everyone is dedicated to helping you grow as a person and find the success you deserve.

Mylene Obonan

Dean of Distance Education - Eastside and Northeast Campus

Darius Davis

Gen Ed Coordinator - Eastside and Northeast Campus

Marco Martinez

Director of Admissions

Jose Gutierrez

Director of High School Admissions

Eric Plasencio

IT Manager

Javier Zavala - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Javier Zavala

Academic Dean - Eastside and Northeast Campus


Our Faculty, Your Mentors: The Program Directors at Western Technical College are passionate about what they do. As experts in their field, they direct and develop curriculum that will give you a distinct advantage out in the workforce. When it comes to career training, our Program Directors oversee every last detail to make sure you’re fully prepared for success.

Phil Giner

Program Director - Automotive Technology, Diesel Mechanics, Commercial Driver Training

John Nunez - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

John Nunez

Program Director - Electronic Engineering Technology

Jesus Magana - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Jesus Magana

Program Director - Business Administration & Management

Dr. Samson Yigezu

Program Director- Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Orlando Beltran

Program Director for Aerospace and Defense Technology

Richard (Rich) Morris - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Richard Morris

Program Director - Advanced Welding Technology

Petra York - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Petra York

Program Director - Medical Clinical Assistant

Suzanne Nolan - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Suzanne Nolan

Program Director - Physical Therapist Assistant

Roberta Pell - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Roberta Pell

Program Director - Medical Billing and Coding