POSITION -- Since 1996, President of Seminole State College of Florida, a public institution with four campuses and 32,000 students located just north of Orlando, Florida.
PREVIOUS -- Served as Vice President for Development and Executive Director of the Foundation at Broward College (Ft. Lauderdale); Provost of the South Campus of Broward College; Dean of Student Services at Florida Keys Community College (Key West); and a Speech/English instructor at Florida Keys Community College.
AFFILIATIONS -- Current Chair of the AACC Presidents Academy; Board Member for the Phi Theta Kappa Foundation; Steering Committee and Co-Chair for AACC's 21st Century Initiative-Implementation Steering Committee – Reclaiming The Dream; Florida College System Council of Presidents Steering Committee; Foundation for the Florida College System Board; Higher Education Research Development Institute Charter Member; Charter Trustee for Florida State University; Metro-Orlando Economic Development Commission Executive Committee and Board; Kids House of Seminole County Board; Heart of Florida United Way Board and Secretary.
EDUCATION -- Ed. D., Higher Education Administration, Nova Southeastern University; M.A., Communication, Florida State University; B.A., Speech, Florida State University; A.A., St. Petersburg College.
OTHER -- Metro-Orlando Economic Development Commission James B. Greene Award (2013); Orlando Women's Executive Council "Woman of Achievement in Education" (2012); Orlando Business Journal "Publisher's Award" (2010); St. Petersburg College "Outstanding Alumnus Award" (2009); Orlando Magazine "Hometown Hero" (2009); ACCT Marie Y. Martin "Top CEO in the Nation" (2006); Phi Theta Kappa Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction (2005); Seminole County Lifetime Achievement Award (2004).