POSITION -- Since 2001, President of Richland Community College, a public institution in Decatur, Illinois.
PREVIOUS -- Served as chief academic officer/dean of college, Lincoln Trail College; associate dean, Counseling and Career Services, Elgin Community College; Executive Assistant to the President, Elgin Community College.
AFFILIATIONS -- Serves on boards: Illinois Community College Presidents’ Council; Illinois Leadership and Core Values Institute Steering Committee; Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce; Soy Capital Bank and Trust Board of Directors; Rotary International; American Red Cross-mid-Illinois Chapter; United Way of Decatur and mid-Illinois; Easter Seals Central Illinois; Boys and Girls Club; Economic Development Corporation.
EDUCATION -- Ed.D., Leadership and Educational Policy Studies, Northern Illinois University; M.S., Counseling and Student Personnel, Eastern Illinois University; B.S., Education, Illinois State University.
OTHER -- Awarded 2012 Illinois Community College Trustees Association Outstanding Advocacy Award; 2008 Illinois State University College of Education Alumni Hall of Fame; 2006 YWCA Woman of the Year; 2004 Athena Award.