POSITION -- Since 2012, President of Peninsula College, with campuses in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Forks, WA.
PREVIOUS -- Chancellor of Louisiana Delta Community College in Monroe, LA, guiding initial accreditation and construction of new campus during period of explosive enrollment growth; Chief Academic Officer at two-year colleges in Idaho and Arkansas; Over 15 years’ community college teaching experience.
AFFILIATIONS -- Board of Greater Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce; Clallam Co. Economic Development Council; State Board of Community and Technical Colleges’ Technology Committee; Allocation Formula Task Force; Aerospace President’s Group; Corrections Education Committee; Capital Project scoring committee; Southern Association of Community, Junior, and Technical Colleges; Members of: Rural Community College Alliance; Rotary Club; WACTC President’s Council; Western Washington Higher Education Consortium; prior member of AACC Council on Technology, Research, and Emerging Trends.
EDUCATION -- Ph.D., Community College Leadership, University of Texas at Austin; M.S., English, Illinois State University; B.A., Wheaton College (IL).
OTHER -- Distinguished Graduate, UT CCLP, 2007; Presidential Award Recipient, Greater Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 2013; National/regional courses & presentations: community engagement, facilities design & construction, organizational culture, institutional mergers, history of community college, faculty development, student success; Current research/writing project: “The Ecology of Student Success: A Systems Approach to Student Completion.”