POSITION: Since 2014, president of Shoreline Community College, a public 2-year community college in Shoreline, Washington, serving more than 10,000 students, in a 20-square-mile district.
PREVIOUS: President of Chemeketa Community College, vice president for instruction at South Seattle Community College; vice president for instruction & student services at Lane Community College; dean for health & human services at Seattle Central Community College; executive director – career development services at the University of Washington; and associate director of career services at Seattle University.
AFFILIATIONS: Lifetime Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Rotary International, Salem, Oregon and Shoreline, Washington, 2010 to present. Member, Commission on Economic & Workforce Development, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), 2018 to present. Advisory Board to the President & CEO, Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), 2012 to 2018. Appointed Member, Seattle/King County Workforce Development Council, 2016 to 2018.
EDUCATION: Ed.D. in educational leadership and organizational development, Seattle University; master’s in student personnel in higher education with an emphasis in counseling psychology, The Ohio State University; and a bachelor’s in psychology, Seattle University.
OTHER: Publication: “Creating Conditions Where People Can Do Their Best Work: Dependable Strengths Articulation Process (DSAP) Promotes Organizational Renewal,” Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, spring 2004. Presentations: U.S./Indonesia Higher Education Summit, Association of Community College Trustees, League for Innovation, American Association of Women in Community Colleges, Women’s Professional Network, NW Multi-Cultural Conference, and Baccalaureate Speaker – Linfield College. Awarded: Outstanding Alumni, African American Alumni Chapter, 2017.