POSITION -- Since 2006, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Mott Community College, a 2011 top ten finalist for the Aspen award, located in Flint, Michigan with four sites in the surrounding areas.
PREVIOUS -- Dean of Humanities & Fine Arts, Kansas City Kansas Community College(KCKCC); Professor of Speech Communication & Director of Debate & Forensics, Johnson County Community College(JCCC); Professor, Speech Communication & Director of Debate & Forensics, San Jacinto College(SJC).
AFFILIATIONS -- Board Service: Secretary, National Council of Instructional Administrators [NCIA]; President, Michigan Community College Chief Academic Officers; State of Michigan Joint Committee on Transferability of Core College Courses; Michigan Center for Student Success Advisory; Michigan P20 Advisory Council; Genesee County Area Skill Center; Greater Flint Health Coalition; Flint Cultural Center Corporation.
EDUCATION -- Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, University of Kansas; M.A., Communication Studies, University of Michigan; B.S. Speech Communication, Northern Michigan University.
OTHER -- Publications: "Career Stages of Community College Faculty: A Qualitative Analysis of Their Career Paths, Roles and Development" (CCR,2000); "The Staff and Professional Development Team: Beyond Access" (Team Building for Quality 1995). Presentations: State, regional, and national conferences on communication, leadership and a variety of community college issues such as legal issues, faculty career paths, developmental education strategies, & initiatives to meet the graduation challenge. Previous Leadership: President and VP, Phi Rho Pi; Chair Regional Debate Council; National Debate Committee; 2 Year College Representative to American Forensic Association. Awards: JCCC Distinguished Service Award for Teaching 1991, 1993, 1998; Phi Rho Pi Distinguished Service Award 1997.