POSITION -- Since 2013, president of Bellevue College, a public institution with two campuses in Bellevue, Washington.
PREVIOUS -- Served as president of the Rock Creek Campus of Portland Community College; president of Muskegon Community College; vice president of academic affairs at Orange County Community College; tenured assistant professor, Marist College; director of graduate program in educational psychology, Marist College.
AFFILIATIONS -- AACC Sustainability Task Force; White Water Institute; Washington Association of Community and Technical Colleges; Previous boards: AACC National Commission on Diversity, Inclusion & Equity; Beaverton Chamber of Commerce; Business Education Compact; Columbia Pacific Economic Development District; Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce; Leadership and Entrepreneurship Public Charter High School; Forest Grover Chamber of Commerce; Southern Columbia County Chamber of Commerce; Washington County Museum.
EDUCATION -- Ph.D. Educational Psychology & Statistics, University at Albany, State University of New York; M.S., Educational Psychology, The College of St. Rose; B.S., Music Education, The College of St. Rose, A.S., Performing Arts, Schenectady County Community College.
OTHER -- Most recent presentation “Understanding Student Government: A Cooperative Examination of Goals, Values & Representation” with Worth, T. Oregon Community College Association Annual Conference, 2011. Most recent publication Evaluation of a group intervention to assist aging parents with permanency planning for an adult offspring with special needs. Journal of Social Work, 2004.