POSITION -- Since 2010, Chancellor, State Center Community College District. A multi-campus district in Central California with two colleges and three campus centers.
PREVIOUS -- Vice Chancellor, District wide Planning and Educational Services, Contra Costa Community College District – Vice President, Policy and Research, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, WASC – President, Laney College- Vice President/Assistant Superintendent, Educational Programs and Services, Sierra Joint Community College District – Associate Dean of Instruction, Humanities Division, Fresno City College – Assistant Dean of Community Education, Office of Instruction, Contra Costa College – Director, Learning Skills Services, Education Support Programs, Student Affairs, Sonoma State University – Assistant Professor/Director, Communications Disorder Program/Speech and Language Center, Holy Names College (Oakland, California) – Assistant Professor, Department of Audiology and Speech, Michigan State University.
AFFILIATIONS -- Board Member, Central Valley Higher Education Consortium, 2010 – Board Member, Community College Facilities Coalition, 2010 – Commissioner, Commission on the Future, Community College League of California, 2010 – Member, Rotary Club of Fresno – Member, Fresno Compact – Steering Committee Member, East Green Corridor Project, 2009-Present – Governing Board/Trustee, University of the Rockies, 2009-Present – Contra Costa Council Member, Workforce Development & Education Task Force, 2008-Present – Steering Committee, Linking Education and Economic Development of Sacramento, 1996 – Society for College and University Planners – Research Commission, AACC – International Education Commission, American Council on Education – Economic and Workforce Development Programs Advisory Committee, California Community Colleges – Workforce Investment Board, Oakland, California – Chief Instructional Officer Executive Board, California Community Colleges – Management Development Commission, Association of Community College Administrators – American Association of Women in Community Colleges – Association of Instructional Administrators – Association of California Community College Administrators.
EDUCATION -- PhD., Speech and Hearing Science, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana A.M., Speech and Hearing Science, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana B.S., Speech Pathology and Audiology, Western Michigan University.