Advisory Council Members
  • Deborah Boehmke, United Way of Medina County
  • Kathy Breitenbucher, Medina Co. Economic Development
  • Janet Cannon, Performance Coaching
  • Pamela Crombie, JOG/Next Step
  • Barbara Dzur, City of Medina
  • Mark Dzurak, Medina Workforce Development
  • Beth Ewing, United Way of Medina County
  • Michele Hicks, Lighthouse H.R. Group
  • Don Simmons, Simmons Brothers Construction
  • Kimberly Corrigan, Pearlview Care Center
  • Joyce Giles, Medina County Home
  • Vicki James, RNC,MSN, Western Reserve Masonic Community
  • Bev Kreiner, Medina County Health Department
  • Linda Money, ADON Sanctuary Health Network
  • Sarah Novak
  • Melonie Queberg, RN, Medina County Career Center
  • Debby Ward, Western Reserve Masonic Community
  • Pam Wheeler, RN, Medina County Career Center

College Credit – Students have the opportunity to earn college credits in this program

Karen Hritz, Instructor

Extension: 207

Began at MCCC:  2005

  • Case Western Reserve – Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing: Master of Science, Nursing
  • Ursuline College: Bachelor’s Degree, Nursing
  • Kent State University: Career-Technical Education
Industry Experience
Mrs. Hritz professional experience includes working as a staff nurse, charge nurse, registered nurse (RN), clinical instructor, nursing supervisor, nurse recruiter, diabetes educator, and high school DMT instructor.She has worked with prenatal to geriatric hospice clients and everything in-between. Mrs. Hritz has been able to assist life coming into this world and help clients die with respect and dignity. Currently, she is helping develop our future health care providers.
  • State of Ohio:  Registered Nurse (RN) License
  • CPR/First Aid Instructor
  • State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) Instructor
  • Ohio Department of Education:
    • Teaching License
    • Designated Master Teacher
Interests/Hobbies I enjoy all kinds of activities with family, friends, and students. I enjoy my children’s sporting events and scrap-booking.  I love the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) events with my students.  I love watching our students grow and develop and being involved with service projects like the Red Cross Blood Drive.

Mary Ann McMahon, Instructor

Extension: 205

Began at MCCC:  2018

  • Liberty University: Masters of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Ohio University: Bachelors  of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Lorain County Community College: Associates Degree in Nursing
  • University of Maine: Library Science Certification
  • Proud graduate of MCCC Diversified Health Occupations (Former name of DMT program)
Industry Experience
Nursing background includes medical/surgical, cardiac step-down, ambulatory surgery, and pain management nursing. Clinical nursing instructor and preceptor for ADN and BSN nursing students.
  • Registered Nurse-State of Ohio license
  • Educator Career Technical Workforce Development license-Ohio Department of Education
  • Advanced Cardiac Life  Support (ACLS) certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Library Science certification
  • STNA certification
Interests/Hobbies I love to read, write, walk, and spend time with family and friends. I am active in my church and volunteer in various areas of church ministry, education, and outreach.  Being a literacy advocate is very important to me as well, and I enjoy assisting all ages in improving their reading and writing skills.  It is very rewarding to help students reach their potential and goals, and I enjoy guiding them through the learning and development process.