Faculty and Staff


Jennifer Mauch
Mathematics Department Head
Instructor of Mathematics
Wharton Campus – S217
Phone: (979) 532-6396
Email: mauchj@wcjc.edu

Mrs. Mauch received her B.S. from Louisiana State University in 2000, and earned her M.Ed. degree from Texas State University – San Marcos in 2009. She was a Secondary Mathematics teacher (grades 7 – 12) for 10 years before becoming a full-time instructor for Wharton County Junior College in 2012. She has taught College Algebra, Trigonometry, Statistics, Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences, Calculus for Business and Social Sciences, and Precalculus.  Mrs. Mauch received the 2016 WCJC Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Full Time Faculty


 Part- Time Faculty

John Labay, M.S.
Email: LabayJ@wcjc.edu

Mr. Labay graduated from St. Mary University - San Antonio - with a B.A. in Mathematics. He earned his Master's Degree in Curriculum/Instruction from Texas A&M - Corpus Christi. Mr. Labay has been teaching for 25 years. His teaching experience includes teaching math on all levels. He is currently teaching Beginning and Intermediate Algebra at WCJC.


Alghas Shehni, B.S.
Email: ShehniA@wcjc.edu

Mr. Shehni is a petroleum engineer and a certified mathematics teacher with 30 hours of graduate courses. Mr. Shehni is a retired teacher with 22 years of high school teaching experience. Mr. Shehni has taught over 10 years as a Beginning and Intermediate Algebra Instructor at WCJC.


Gail Whitaker, B.S.
Email: WhitakerG@wcjc.edu

Mrs. Whitaker holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education from Prairie View A&M University. She taught Business Law, Accounting, Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra for 32 years at Scarborough High School in the Houston Independent School District.  Mrs. Whitaker has taught Beginning and Intermediate Algebra at WCJC since 2005.


Former Faculty

Ms. Kathy Rod, B.S.
College Readiness Mathematics Instructor

Wharton County Junior College
Fort Bend Technical Center
5333FM 1640
Richmond, Texas 77469
Phone: (281) 239-1585
Email: rodk@wcjc.edu

Mrs. Rod received her B.S. degree and teacher certification from Texas A&M University.  She taught high school for two years, and has been a full time instructor for Wharton County Junior College since 1998. Mrs. Rod currently teaches Math 0308 (Beginning Algebra) and Math 0312 (Intermediate Algebra).


Sherry Liu, M.S.
College Readiness Mathematics Instructor

Wharton County Junior College
911 Boling Highway 77488
Phone: (979) 532-6395
Email: lius@wcjc.edu

Ms. Liu received an M.S. in Business Management from the London Business School Sloan Fellowship, an M.S. in Telecommunication and Networking from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and a B.S. in Computer Science, from Missouri University of Science and Technology. She began teaching as an adjunct at WCJC in the fall of 2010 and became a full time faculty member in 2015. Ms. Liu teaches Math 0308, Math 0312, Math 1314, Math 1342, and NCBM 0300.


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