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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

Chair, College Board

Bill Terrell - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Bill Terrell

Vice-Chair, College Board

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

Dr. Maxine Valencia

Campus President - East

Laura Plummer - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Laura Plummer


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 Resource Director / Title IX Coordinator

Lynda Cervantes - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Lynda Cervantes

Marketing Director


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.

Marco Martinez

Director of Admissions

Jose Gutierrez

Director of High School Admissions

Eric Plasencio

IT Director

Academic Team

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.

Javier Zavala - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Javier Zavala

Academic Dean

Phil Giner

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

Harry Gruber

Program Director- Refrigeration and HVAC Technology

Gabriela Rzyki

Program Director - Information Systems and Security

Jesus Magana - Western Tech - El Paso, TX

Jesus Magana

Program Director - Bachelor in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration

Dr. Samson Yigezu

Dean of Nursing

Orlando Beltran

Program Director- Aerospace and Defense Technology and Electronics Engineering Technology

Dr. Romeline Obonan

Dean of Distance Education and Baccalaureate Programs

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

Richard Morris

Program Director - Advanced Welding Technology

Darius Davis

General Education Coordinator

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