Meet our Team

Brent Mishler

Associate Director of Admissions
As the Associate Director of Admissions, Brent Mishler is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the MMCC Admissions department as well as securing and strengthening partnerships with local high schools. Mishler completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Central Michigan University. Currently, he is working on his doctorate from Ferris State University in Community College Leadership. Mishler is active in the Beaverton community, including a member of the local Board of Education. His wife, Jessica, is a first grade teacher in Beaverton, and they reside there with their four children.

If you have questions about Admissions department, please contact him at or (989) 773-6622 ext 534.

Karry Kiste-Toner

Admissions Representative

Karry Kiste-Toner received a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and a Master’s degree in Counseling both from Central Michigan University. She has worked in several areas at Mid Michigan Community college including serving as an Academic Advisor and Academic Coordinator for the Educational Talent Search. Currently, Karry is the Admissions Recruiter for the Mount Pleasant region. Karry is passionate about connecting students to their career goals and making the transition to college easy and straightforward for everyone.

If you would like to speak with Karry, please email her at or call at (989) 773-6622 ext 533.

Chris Pellerito

Admissions Representative

Chris earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Education from Wayne State University in Detroit, and a Master’s degree in Teaching from Saginaw Valley State University. He has worked in several areas in higher ed. including serving as an adjunct faculty member, Academic Advisor and coach. Currently, Chris is the Admissions Representative for the Harrison campus region. The one word description of Chris from former MMCC president Carol Churchill is “authentic”.

If you would like to speak with Chris, please email him at or call at (989) 386-6660.

Dawn Alberts

Admissions Specialist-Harrison Campus

Dawn Alberts is the Admissions Specialist on the Harrison campus. Dawn is a 1980 graduate of Mid Michigan Community College. Dawn works primarily with students applying to the college and handles any communications and correspondence to potential students. Additionally, she works with students in the work study program on campus and assists with the awarding of Admissions scholarships. As a 35 year veteran of MMCC, Dawn is enthusiastic about helping students navigate the process of college admissions.

If you have any questions for Dawn, please contact her at or (989)386-6622 ext 661.

Lindsay Golden

Admissions Specialist - Mt. Pleasant Campus

As the Admissions Specialist for the Mt. Pleasant Campus, Lindsay also serves as the Dual Enrollment Specialist and is responsible for the processing and enrollment of all dual enrollment students. Lindsay is a 2010 graduate of Mid Michigan Community College and is currently working towards her Bachelor’s in Business Management from Northwood University. Lindsay began her career at MMCC as a college work study, and has since held positions at the Technical Education Center and Financial Aid. Lindsay is passionate about education and assisting students’ transitions into college.

If you would like to speak with Lindsay, you may contact her by email at or by phone at (989) 773-6622 ext 227.

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