POSITION: Since 2016 President of the Metropolitan Community College - Business & Technology, a comprehensive community college district with five campuses and more than 40,000 credit and noncredit students in Kansas City, MO.
PREVIOUS: Served as interim vice president for academic affairs and vice president of community and industry education services for the Northeast campus, Tarrant County College in Hurst, Texas. Adjunct sociology professor, Tarrant County College, Western Wyoming Community College, & Metropolitan Community College.
AFFILIATIONS: Serves on boards: Full Employment Council, Inc. (WDB); Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City, Awesome Ambitions, Missouri Community College Association (MCCA), YMCA of Greater Kansas City, Heartland Chamber of Commerce, Northland CAPS, Northland Clay County EDC, Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership, AACC Commission on Economic and Workforce Development.
EDUCATION: Ed.D., Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction in Higher Education, Texas A&M University - Commerce; M.S., Education, Texas A&M University - Commerce; M.S.S.W., University of Texas @ Arlington; B.S., Sociology, Texas A&M University.
OTHER: Publications: “An Appreciative Inquiry Approach to Strategic Planning” (2011). Presentations: Southern Christian Leadership Conference Keynote Speaker for MLK Scholarship breakfast. The Juncture (Women’s Professional Development Day) presenter; The Gathering (African American Professional Development Day) panelist, Heartland Chamber of Commerce quarterly meeting. Awarded: Bellwether Award nominee presented by the Community College Futures Assembly 2014; YMCA Volunteer of the Year - Airport Branch 2012.