NOMINATED BY: National Network for Health Career Programs in Two-Year Colleges
POSITION: Since 2014, president of the WSU Tech (formerly Wichita Area Technical College), a public institution with four campuses in Wichita, Kansas, serving more than 8,000 students.
PREVIOUS POSITIONS: Served as senior vice president of academic affairs, Wichita Area Technical College; executive vice president of academic affairs, Cowley Community College; vice president of academic and student affairs, Cowley Community; dean of north campuses, Cowley Community College; director of Southside Center, Cowley Community College.
AFFILIATIONS: Serves on boards: Fidelity Bank, South Central Kansas Workforce Alliance, HERDI, NC3, Goodwill Industries, Urban League, United Way, Young Professionals, Opportunity Zone. Member: Rotary Club, Greater Wichita Partnership, Greater Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce, Council of Presidents, and Wichita Economic Development.
EDUCATION: Ed D., Higher Education Administration, National American University; M.A., Liberal Studies; Communication, Education, Sociology, Wichita State University; B.S., Business, Kansas State University.
OTHER: Presentations: AACC, WDI, Chair Academy, North Central Higher Learning Commission. Awarded: 2007, Administrator Award, Chair Academy; 2013, Wichita Business Woman of the Year; 2015 Leadership Wichita; 2016, NAACP Person of the Year; 2017, 50 Kansans You Should Know.