POSITION -- President, CEO of Somerset community College 2000-present. Somerset Community College is in the Kentucky Community College System and is a public institution with six locations in Southern Kentucky.
PREVIOUS -- Served as Vice President of the College for Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, Alabama for five years, 1995-2000.
AFFILIATIONS -- Served on AACC Commissions; Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Board of Directors, Kentucky Arts Council, Nomination Board for Congressional appointments to service academies. Phi Theta Kappa Regional Coordinator for Alabama; currently serving: Phi Theta kappa Foundation Board of Trustees, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital board of Directors, Center for Rural Development Board of Directors, Southeastern Kentucky Economic Development Board of Directors, Lake Cumberland Performing Arts Board of Directors; membership in Rotary Club, local Chamber of Commerce.
EDUCATION -- Ph.D., Higher Education Administration /Humanities from University of Alabama; MA in English from University of Alabama; Additional study at University of London, Samford University and University of Southern Mississippi.
OTHER -- A number of publications and lectures on William Faulkner for many universities and community colleges including University of Mississippi, Hendrix College and Yale University; Certified Leadership Development Facilitator for faculty and staff for Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. Awarded Mosal Award for Scholarship, National Honorary Membership (Phi Theta Kappa) Marshall Award for Leadership established in 2013 by Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.