Jack E. Lechner, Jr., CFSP, M.S.
President & CEO
LFD/LE (Ohio, Virginia), Certified in Thanatology, Certified Funeral Celebrant, Certified Crematory Operator, Crematory Operator (Ohio permit)
Mr. 他于2016年1月被任命为Cincinnati College of morary Science的总裁. 在加入CCMS之前，他是总部综合物流系统部主管, Department of the Army, 在五角大楼任职期间，他负责确保陆军所有战斗平台采购的整个生命周期的综合后勤支持，这些采购在一个财政年度超过4.8亿美元或采购超过2亿美元.79 billion for the life of the program.
One day after his retirement ceremony from the Army, Colonel Jack E. Lechner, Jr. 被要求撤销他的退休令并接受陆军部长派往阿灵顿国家公墓的任务. 2010年6月，他作为新领导团队的一员，在2010年发生严重丑闻后，被授权恢复阿灵顿国家公墓的荣誉. He served as the Executive Officer, Cemetery Administrator, Deputy Superintendent, 担任阿灵顿国家公墓负责人至2015年8月10日，任期结束. Mr. Lechner has been a licensed death care provider since 1976.
Jerome Webster, Ph.D.
Certified Funeral Celebrant
Dr. 杰罗姆·韦伯斯特目前担任澳门网页赌钱平台主页太平间科学学院院长. 他曾担任泰拉州立社区学院的校长，在那里他监督了课程计划的调整, 专注于确定每个学术项目的独特性，使其在设计上具有标志性, attractive to a broader community, and drew students to enroll. Under his leadership, course completion rates improved to an all-time high of 91% in 2016. During his tenure, the College established four fully on-line degree programs; established the Fremont Early College with Fremont City Schools, and other similar partnerships; opened a new conference center; established a Veteran’s Center; and created a new campus entrance off the main State Route. While president, the College hosted a United States Vice President, state and federal legislators, and national and international entertainers and performers, all to provide students a quality learning experience.
Dr. 在担任总统之前，韦伯斯特曾担任Terra State Community College的学生和行政事务副总裁, 并担任托莱多大学高等教育管理项目的兼职讲师/教员. 他获得了密歇根州橄榄学院工商管理学士学位，主修人力资源，在那里他还担任过宿舍主任和住房协调员. 他在托莱多大学(University of Toledo)获得硕士和博士学位，同时在大学住房部门担任过各种职位. In 1999, Dr. Webster was awarded a fellowship with the Community College Presidential Fellowship Program, 该课程由托莱多大学和俄亥俄州西北部和密歇根州东南部的五所社区学院联合开设. He served as Dean of Students at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan and as Dean of Student Affairs with Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio before returning to Terra State. He has been active in various State and regional organizations in higher education and community organizations including serving as the president of the Ohio Association of Community College’s Chief Student Affairs Officers; Rotary Club International; as a Board Member of the Sandusky County American Red Cross; and on the development committee for the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, OH. Dr. Webster also served on the Board of Trustees of CCMS prior to his appointment as interim Dean. Dr. Webster is a certified funeral celebrant.
Director of Admissions
As Director of Admissions for CCMS, Ken Coggeshall is responsible for all the day-to-day enrollment operations of the College. Prior to accepting this position, he had been in non-profit fundraising for 19 years, becoming a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) in 2014. Prior to coming to CCMS, Ken served in various capacities at The Children’s Home of Cincinnati, OneSight, The Dayton Art Institute in Dayton, Ohio and the National Democratic Institute in Washington, D.C. 肯也是一名有执照的社会工作者，工作了近十年，与患有严重精神疾病的成年人一起工作. Ken持有Wright State University的心理学学士学位和George Washington University的非营利管理公共管理硕士学位.
Ken曾担任筹款专业人士协会大辛辛那提分会的通讯副总裁，以及麦迪逊维尔社区城市重建公司的董事会主席. He is also a member of the Cincinnati Rotary Club. Music has been a central part of his life, having been a singer and guitarist for several critically unacclaimed bands over the years. In addition to music, Ken enjoys film, history, reading, golf, the Cincinnati Reds and, for some reason, the Minnesota Vikings. 他已经做了14年的丈夫，并赢得了这个角色所能获得的大部分奖项和表彰. He and his wife Mary live in Madisonville with their dog Bertram.
Executive Assistant to the President
特蕾莎(发音为特蕾莎)从基督医院来到学院，在那里她担任行政助理. She has 10 years experience in healthcare and over 25 years of Executive Assistant experience. Teresa is a native of Cincinnati, OH and grew up in the Madisonville area. She has a number of hobbies and interests such as motorcycles, crafts, travel and spending time with loved ones and is excited to be a part of the CCMS family!
Faculty / Clinical Faculty
B.M.S., LFD/LE (Ohio, Kentucky), Certified Crematory Operator, Certified Funeral Celebrant, Alumna
Leigh Combs is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in both Kentucky and Ohio. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from CCMS in 2016 with her Bachelor’s Degree. 她也是美国陆军的一名现役老兵，曾在第三旅担任医务人员, 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, NC.
Since graduating, Leigh has worked in various roles in death care, including recovery for the Lions Eye Bank of West Central Ohio, and she currently contracts for a NKY funeral home in Restorative Art. 她于2018年10月回到CCMS担任兼职临床讲师，并于2021年5月全职加入CCMS.
Leigh is married to fellow CCMS alumnus, John Combs, and they reside in Burlington, Kentucky with their goofy goldendoodle, Zeus, and independent feline, Odin.
Director of Business Services
and Educational Cremation Center Lab
B.M.S, LFD/LE (Ohio, Indiana), Certified Crematory Operator (Ohio permit), Certified Funeral Celebrant, Alumnus
Born and raised in southeastern Indiana, 托比在从事了22年的碰撞修理工作后，找到了殡葬服务，并将其作为自己的第二职业，之前他从未考虑过从事死亡护理工作. Due to an unforeseen change in circumstances, 他开始在家乡的一家殡仪馆工作，并立即感受到为那些失去亲人的人提供服务的召唤.
After earning his Associate degree at CCMS, Toby served his apprenticeship in his home state of Indiana, where he earned his Funeral Director license. 他找到了一个有益的平衡服务于他的家乡社区，同时也回馈他的母校通过服务作为CCMS临床和修复艺术课程的兼职讲师.
After five years of service in his community, 他决定离开全职的葬礼服务实践，去追求他新发现的激情和对死亡护理教育的呼唤, subsequently earning his Bachelor of Mortuary Science degree with CCMS. 在攻读一些先决条件的课程，使他有资格进入CCMS BMS项目, he concurrently earned a structural welding certificate, along with three welding certifications. During that time, Toby also accepted the opportunity to teach community college students welding fabrication. He found the time spent teaching, and previous service as a peer tutor, very rewarding.
Toby resides in Southeast Indiana with his wife Loretta, they share a son together and have given a loving home to several rescue dogs. Toby enjoys several hobbies including, but not limited to, woodwork, leatherwork, and metal fabrication.
“My time as a CCMS student was amazing, thanks to the faculty, staff, and administration. It was, therefore, 当邀请我加入全国首屈一指的死亡护理教育者和杰出的教育者团队时，我很容易做出决定. 该学院致力于为未来的服务专业人员提供卓越和转变的死亡护理，这是完美的结合. It affords the opportunity to fulfill my calling to death care, 与此同时，我渴望为学生的教育做出贡献，同时我也渴望向最优秀的人学习.”
Teresa Dutko, M.A.
Academic Chair / Faculty
Fellow in Thanatology, Death and Grief Studies Certificate, Certified Funeral Celebrant/Trainer, Certified Crematory Operator
Teresa Dutko, M.A., FT, is Academic Chair and faculty member at CCMS. For over 35 years she has taught the College’s social science curriculum, including courses such as Social Aspects of Death and Dying, Professional Relationships in Funeral Service, Psychology of Grief and Counseling and Aftercare in Funeral Service. 特蕾莎协调学院的评估计划，旨在确保学生的学习和提高机构的有效性. 她亦担任学院与高等教育委员会(HLC)及国际殡葬服务审查委员会会议(ICFSEB)的联络员。.
Teresa holds the Fellow in Thanatology (study of death, 死亡和丧亲之痛)通过死亡教育和咨询协会获得的高级执业证书，以及通过损失和生活过渡中心获得的死亡和悲伤研究证书. A certified funeral celebrant for 17 years, Teresa is also one of the celebrant trainers for CCMS bachelor’s degree students.
In her leisure time, Teresa enjoys reading, cooking, and practicing yoga. She is married to writer and educator, Louis Martinelli. Together they enjoy hiking, canoeing, playing golf, and traveling.
Codi Kindoll, CFSP
Director of the Educational Cremation Center
Faculty / Clinical Faculty
B.M.S, LFD/LE (Ohio, Kentucky), Certified Crematory Operator (Ohio permit), Certified Funeral Service Practitioner, Alumnus
Codi Kindoll是北肯塔基州的终身居民，目前是肯塔基州和俄亥俄州的持证葬礼导演和防腐师, a licensed crematory operator in Ohio, certified funeral celebrant and Certified Funeral Service Practitioner. He has been working in funeral homes since he graduated from high school in 2012, where he discovered his passion for the funeral service profession.
Codi earned his AAS degree from CCMS in 2014 and was awarded the Joel E. Crandall Award for excellence in the art of restoration. Later, he returned to CCMS to earn his BMS and his celebrant certification. 科迪在肯塔基州北部的一家当地殡仪馆当学徒，并于2021年将肯塔基州的执照返还给俄亥俄州，为更多的职业机会打开了大门.
Codi于2022年5月回到CCMS，担任教员和临床教员，教授管理和法规遵从性课程. Codi is passionate about funeral service and is equally as passionate about teaching stating:
In Codi’s spare time, he enjoys DIY home projects, which often involve “up-cycling” of everyday home items. 他喜欢花时间和他可爱的猫芬恩在一起，照顾他的珊瑚礁水族馆和锦鲤池塘. Codi also enjoys gardening, often growing plants from seeds or seedlings or propagating them from existing plants.
Assistant Director of the Educational Cremation Center
乔丁在印第安纳州的一个小镇上出生和长大，她总是充满热情地帮助周围的人. She is a 2015 graduate of East Central High School in St. Leon, and upon graduation, Jordyn began working in a local funeral home. It was there that her purpose began to unfold.
Jordyn graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelors in Mortuary Science from CCMS in 2019, along with her Funeral Celebrant Certification. She was also the recipient of the Homer D. 莱弗勒殡葬服务奖-表彰在道德和富有同情心的服务方面有杰出潜力的人, 按照社区关系和个人及专业发展的最高标准进行殡葬服务实践. During her time at CCMS, Jordyn served as the President of the Delta Gamma Pi Sorority and assisted in various projects.
In January of 2020, Jordyn moved to begin working at a local funeral home in Shelby, 她在俄亥俄州当学徒，并于2021年在俄亥俄州获得双执照，继续帮助家庭，直到2023年6月. Following the death of her mother, 乔丁感到有一种召唤，她要搬回辛辛那提，用她的殡葬服务技能来影响死亡护理行业的后代.
Jordyn于2023年10月开始在CCMS工作，担任火葬教育中心助理主任. She assists in day-to-day operations of the facility, provides mentoring to current students, and serves as the liaison between local funeral homes and the donation programs.
In her free time, Jordyn enjoys spending time with her family and friends. As well as traveling and going on adventures with her significant other, Drew.
Wanda Mullins Lee, CFSP, M.S.
LFD/LE (Ohio), Certified Funeral Celebrant/Trainer, Certified Crematory Operator, Medicolegal Death Investigator
Wanda (Mullins) Lee is an Ohio licensed funeral director and embalmer, a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP), a Certified Funeral Celebrant, a Certified Funeral Celebrant Trainer, and a Certified Indiana Medicolegal Death Investigator (MDI). She is a member of the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice, the Greater Cincinnati Funeral Service Association, the Ohio Embalmers Association, the Indiana State Coroner’s Association, and the Funeral Ethics Association. 根据《澳门网络赌钱平台主页》(KRS 316)的指导方针，Wanda被授权在肯塔基州执业.14).
Wanda is a 1996 graduate of CCMS where she earned her Bachelor of Mortuary Science Degree. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from Indiana University, and a Master of Science in Psychology from Walden University. Wanda has taught a variety of courses at CCMS, including Embalming Theory II & Clinical Embalming Lab, Restorative Art & Restorative Art Lab, Funeral Service Seminar: Ethics, Funeral Service Co-op, Capstone, Funeral Merchandising and Finance & Pricing. She also served as our Clinical Lab Director for 9 years, prior to her promotion to Registrar in 2022. 自1995年以来，Wanda一直担任印第安纳州富兰克林县验尸官办公室的各种职务. She served as Deputy Coroner, Chief Deputy Coroner, 2010-2018年当选为验尸官，直到任期限制允许她再次竞选该职位. She still remains with the office as a Deputy Coroner. 万达在富兰克林县应急管理服务(EMS)董事会任职10年, 他是富兰克林县应急管理局(EMA)局长协会的成员，已经有8年了. She also formerly served on Indiana’s Region 12 Child Fatality Review Team, aimed at identifying areas of risk and reducing child deaths.
旺达和丈夫罗布以及两个儿子以赛亚和亚当住在印第安纳州富兰克林县. In her spare-time she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, reading and going to the occasional Cincinnati Reds game. Her all-time favorite activity, however, is attending her boy’s sporting events.
Brittany Pugh is the first face you see as the Front Desk Administrator. Along with her bubbly, inviting personality and love of meeting new people, Ms. Pugh supports the administrative needs of faculty, staff, and executives and event planning and coordinating.
She joined CCMS after serving in pre-K education as a preschool teacher with Child Focus. 她和她的丈夫以及他们的四个了不起的孩子住在辛辛那提的东边. In her free time she loves to travel, hike, and explore the world with her family.
In her spare time, 她还在每周的几个晚上担任美国武术学院的前台管理员. She is an avid animal lover and shares her home with four dogs and a cat.
Director of Learning Resources and Student Services
Tausha Ross is an alumna of Wilmington College (1998), Union Institute & University (2018) and Kent State University (2021). She has been in Higher Education for over ten years, which included previously working in an Academic library. 她喜欢在大学校园里支持学生和教师的学术需求，之前曾担任Chatfield college的网站总监和副院长，协助学生进行高等教育.
After earning her Master of Library and Information Science degree from Kent State University, Tausha decided to return back to what she loves best, which is working in a library. She loves books and considers it to be her happy space.
Tausha was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and has a large family. 她喜欢与家人共度时光，并溺爱她的许多侄女和侄子. 闲暇时，她喜欢烹饪、阅读、装饰、购物和旅游.
Tausha is excited to be apart of the CCMS family and looks forward to assisting students, faculty and staff in the Learning Resource and Student Services Center.
Kym graduated from The University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor's in Accounting. She has over 20 years of experience in this field, and is excited to bring her expertise to CCMS to forward their vision.
Kym and her family live on the east side of Cincinnati. She spends her time outside of work volunteering at her daughter's school, being a karate Instructor at the U.S Martial Arts Academy, or playing with her two loving cane corso dogs: Zeke and Onyx.
Clinical Director/ Faculty
M.Ed., LFD/LE (Ohio), Certified Crematory Operator, Alumnus
John Vinnedge自1998年以来一直从事殡葬服务，是俄亥俄州的持证殡葬主管和防腐师. 他也是美国陆军的退伍军人，曾在布拉格堡的第十八空降兵团服役, NC from 1995 to 2003 in both active and reserve duty status.
2012年以最优等成绩毕业于CCMS，并于2013年获得专业执照, John has returned to join the Faculty as Clinical Lab instructor, as well as teaching Embalming Theories I & III, Microbiology & Pathology, and Cemetery & Cremation Fundamentals. 约翰是CANA认证的火葬场操作员，并根据礼卡法案(KRS 316)的指导方针授权在肯塔基州联邦执业.14). John earned his Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Cincinnati.
John is a proud dad of two children and cherishes his time as a husband and father. In his spare time he enjoys film, literature, and spending time in the great outdoors for both sport and leisure.
“Confidence tempered with humility. Graceful competence and bountiful empathy. Love for humanity and appreciation for the value of life. A funeral director requires all of these. Since 1882, the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science has assembled quality individuals with these traits and set them on the most worthy of paths; service to those in need.”