Dr. Ken Gassiot, Vice President for Student Affairs

Dr. Gassiot serves as the Vice President of Student Affairs and is responsible for Housing & Residence Life, Culinary Services, Career Development Center, Student Counseling Center, Student Health Services, Leadership and Service, Student Government Association, and Athletics.  Additional responsibilities include oversight of Title IX efforts and institutional retention.

Dr. Gassiot also assists with on-site reaffirmation committees for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and is highly involved in NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education).  Dr. Gassiot is a native and diehard Texan, has an eclectic music playlist, and enjoys almost anything outdoors.


Emily Sprowls, Director | Housing and Residence Life

Emily oversees student housing, residence hall programming and initiatives, new student orientation, student conduct and disciplinary procedures. Emily previously worked in the Office of Admissions at TFC for 5 years and began serving as Director fo Housing and Residence Life in August 2013.

Emily also serves as an Online Adjunct Professor at TFC. Emily holds a membership with the Association for Christians in Student Development (ACSD) and enjoys exploring topics pertaining to residence life strategies and student retention. Emily enjoys spending time with her husband, Chris, and son, Luke.


Faith Newey, Director | Leadership and Service


Jon Kerr, Director | Career and Counseling Services

Jon graduated from John Brown University with a B.S. in Broadcasting.  He went on to receive an M.S. in Community Counseling from Georgia State University.  He is licensed by the State of Georgia as a Licensed Professional Counselor and is a National Certified Counselor.  He is a member of the American College Counseling Association and a member and past president of the Georgia chapter (GCCA).  He is involved in his church as a Sunday school teacher.  His counseling interests are men and women issues, relationships, and marriage and family health.


(TBD), Director | Student Health Services


(TBD), Director | Athletics


Mellissa Dalbora, Director | Culinary Services