POSITION -- Since 2007, President of Coconino Community College of Coconino County, a public institution with three campuses and four centers in Coconino County, Arizona.
PREVIOUS -- Served as Chief Executive Officer, Colorado Mountain College - Summit County Campus, Colorado; Vice President of Academic Affairs, Lamar Community College, Colorado; Vice President of Instruction, Higher Colleges of Technology-Center for Education Research and Training, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and, Vice President for Academic Affairs at University College, University of Denver, Colorado.
AFFILIATIONS -- Serves on boards: 2013 Chair and Commissioner, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE); President’s Advisory Council, Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT); Arizona Community College Coordinating Council (AC4); Executive Steering Committee, Arizona Women in Higher Education (AWHE); State-wide Oversight Committee, Getting AHEAD; Commissioner Communications & Marketing, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC); Flagstaff 40; Economic Collaborative of Northern Arizona (ECoNA); Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA).
EDUCATION -- Ph.D., Higher Education Administration – Communication/Leadership Studies, University of Denver, CO; M.Ed., Higher Education Administration – Counseling/Student Services, University of Vermont; B.A., Human Studies – Medical Psychology, Bradford College, MA; A.A., Bradford College, MA.
OTHER -- Presentations: Numerous national and regional community college and higher and financial planning, negotiation, and leadership. Awarded: 2012 Doctor of Humane Letters Honorary degree from Northern Arizona University in recognition of the leadership, commitment and contributions to NAU and the community.