POSITION: Since 2013, President of Trinidad State Junior College (Colorado), one of thirteen public institutions comprising the Colorado Community College System, with two campuses in Trinidad and Alamosa.
PREVIOUS: Served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Lewis-Clark State College (Idaho); Vice President for Academic Affairs, Casper College (Wyoming); Physical Science Division Chair, Casper College; Faculty Senate President, Casper College; Instructor, Chemistry, Casper College; Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Colorado State University (Colorado).
AFFILIATIONS: Board Service: Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre; San Luis Valley Area Health Education Center; Southeast Colorado Workforce Investment Board; Alamosa County Economic Development; National Council of Instructional Administrators (AACC) – past president; Member: Higher Learning Commission Peer Review Corps, Rotary Club, Phi Beta Kappa.
EDUCATION: Ph.D., Chemistry, Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO); B.S., Chemistry, University of North Dakota (Grand Forks, ND).
OTHER: Publications: multiple professional chemistry journal articles, including Journal of the American Chemical Society and Biochemistry. Presentations: numerous presentations at national higher education meetings on institutional innovations, including GlobalMindED Conference, Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators, American Association of Community Colleges, Chair Academy. Honors: Chosen for Alumni Recognition at University of North Dakota in 2015.