POSITION: Since 2013, President of Prairie State College, a two-year comprehensive community college offering associate degrees, technical and career certificates, and adult, corporate, and continuing education.
PREVIOUS: Served as vice president, community and economic development, Prairie State College; dean, continuing professional education, Prairie State College; associate dean, continuing professional education, Prairie State College; manager, Matteson Area Center, Prairie State College; coordinator, career training programs, Prairie State College; adjunct faculty member at Governors State University and St. Francis University.
AFFILIATIONS: Has held leadership positions: Illinois Council of Community College Administrators, The Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce, The Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau, Illinois Campus Compact Board; Member: The Chicago Southland Economic Development Committee, Rotary, and Professional Women’s Network.
EDUCATION: Ph.D., Education and Human Resources, Colorado State University; M.A., Communication Studies/Human Performance and Training, Governors State University; B.A., Communication Studies, Governors State University; A.A., General Studies, Prairie State College.
OTHER: Awarded: Women in Leadership award from the Link & Option Center, Inc.; 2016 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine; President’s Leadership Award from the Illinois Green Economy Network; Bloom Trail High School Hall of Fame (March 2018).