POSITION -- Since 2008, President of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, a North Carolina public community college with four campuses, the community college flagship at the North Carolina Research Campus, and multiple centers in Rowan and Cabarrus Counties.
PREVIOUS -- Served as Interim College President, Open Campus President, Downtown Campus President, Dean of Open Campus and Director of Continuing Education at Florida State College at Jacksonville.
AFFILIATIONS -- Serves on boards of directors: RowanWorks/Salisbury-Rowan Economic Development Commission; Instructional Technology Council; Rotary Club, Cabarrus Regional Chamber; Technology Committee of the North Carolina Association of Community College Presidents; Previously served on the AACC Board and the Global Education Council; Harvard Management of Lifelong Learning Advisory Board; Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Chair.
EDUCATION -- Ed.D., Teacher’s College, Colombia University; MA in Human Resource Management, Pepperdine University; BA in International Studies, University of Louisville.
OTHER -- Awards: Charlotte Business Journal Women in Business Recipient; Business Today’s Top Women Business Leaders Class of 2010; Work Keys President’s Choice Award and Work Keys Excellence Award; The Chair Academy 2005 Exemplary Leader Award; Florida Association of Community College awards: a) Administrator of the Year, b) Excellence in Lifelong Learning, c) Lifelong Learning Exemplary Practice; Florida Dept. of Education Florida’s Best Award for Outstanding Business and Education Partnerships; National Association for Community Leadership, Chair, Distinguished Leadership Award; National Council for Continuing Education and Training Exemplary Program Award for Distance Learning; The People’s Award, first national telecourse award; Distance Learning Association Innovation Award. Served on 2012 SACS On-Site Reaffirmation Committee; The Art and Practice of Leadership Development, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Scholarship; Aspen Institute Executive Seminar, Aspen, CO, Fellowship.