Nominee of the National Council for Workforce Education
POSITION: Since 2013 President of Clark State Community College, a public institution with three campuses and one center in Springfield, Beavercreek, and Bellefontaine, Ohio.
PREVIOUS: Served as Chancellor, Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus from 2006-13; Chief Academic Officer, ATU-Ozark; Chief Student Officer, ATU-Ozark; Professor of English, Arkansas Tech University; Department Chair/Team Lead, English, Communication, and Social Sciences, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith; Associate Professor of English, UA Fort Smith; Faculty Associate, Arizona State University; Adjunct Faculty, English, Scottsdale Community College.
AFFILIATIONS: President, National Council for Workforce Education; Chair, Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education; Vice Chair of the Community Mercy Hospital Foundation Board. Board service: Dayton Development Coalition, Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Dayton Chamber of Commerce, Rotary of Springfield, and Global Impact STEM Academy. Delegate to the Ohio Association of Community Colleges’ Student Success Council
OTHER: Recent publications: “The Real Work: Gen X Presidents as Mentors for Student Success and Sustainability,” Gen X President Leading Community Colleges: New Challenges, New Leaders, 2017. Recent Presentations: ACT Workforce Plenary Panel, “The Role of Credentials in Closing the Skills Gap,” November 2017 and CASE Conference, “Champion City Scholars: Expanding a First Generation College Program through Targeted Fundraising,” October 2017. Recent Awards: 2016 Girl Scouts of Western Ohio “Women of Distinction” Award for Community Responsibility; 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014 Dayton Top 50 Most Influential Women, Dayton Business Journal.