POSITION -- Since July 1, 2006, President of St Cloud Technical & Community College, serving 12,000 students annually in Central Minnesota, affiliated with the Minnesota State College & University System.
PREVIOUS -- Served as founding Executive Director of the University of Alaska Statewide System Corporate Programs; CEO and CAO at University of Alaska Anchorage Community & Technical College; President of Peninsula College, Washington; Founding Executive Dean at Collin Co. Community College, Texas; Director, Instruction & Maywood Park Campus, Oregon.
AFFILIATIONS -- Serves on Greater St Cloud Economic Development Corporation Board, Benton Co. Economic Development Board, Stearns Benton Workforce Investment Board, Granite Rotary Club, Minnesota Council for Quality/Performance Excellence board, former AACC Academic Affairs/Student Services Commission member.
EDUCATION -- Higher Education Administration, (abd) Portland State University; M.A. English, Portland State University; B.A., English, St Martin's University.
OTHER -- Successfully led technical college to become comprehensive community college in 2009; initiated ADN program in 2009; secured state bonding for major technical and health sciences facilities renovation & acquisition 2006 through 2012. SCTCC awarded significant grants to develop innovation in energy and manufacturing programs. Significant sustained enrollment growth 2006-2013.