POSITION -- Since 2003, President, Davidson County Community College in North Carolina, serving Davidson and Davie counties and over 16,000 students a year on two campuses and at three satellite centers.
PREVIOUS -- Regional Vice President, West Virginia University and President, Potomac State College of West Virginia University (1999-2003); Interim President, State University of New York at Delhi (1998-1999); Vice President for Academic Programs and Services, SUNY Delhi (1995-1998); Director of the Academic Success Center (1994-1995); Director for Business/Industry and Lifelong Learning, SUNY Delhi (1992-1995); Professor of Nursing, SUNY Delhi (1991-1999); Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing (1985-1991); Nursing Director, Student Health Center, SUNY Delhi (1973-1985).
AFFILIATIONS -- President, North Carolina Association of Community College Presidents (current); Member of North Carolina Community College System Developmental Education Policy Team (current); Board Member, AACC Commission on Global Education (current); Board Member, Mebane Foundation (current); Board Member, NewBridge Bank (current); Executive Board Member & Past President, Community Colleges for International Development (current); Board Member, NC Center for Global Logistics (current); Board Member and Executive Committee Member, Davidson Progress (current); Off-site Evaluator for Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (2012); WIRED Action Committee of Piedmont Triad Partnership (2005-2010); Board Member, Thomasville (NC) Chamber of Commerce (2003-2006); Board Member, Arts United of Lexington (NC) (2003-2006).
EDUCATION -- Doctor of Education in Higher and Adult Education, Columbia University; Master of Arts, Columbia University; Master of Science in Nursing, Binghamton University; Bachelor of Science in Nursing, D’Youville College; Licensed New York State Registered Nurse.
OTHER -- Awarded: North Carolina Community College President of the Year (2012); Triad Business Journal’s Most Influential People (2009, 2010, 2012); Lexington (NC) Chamber’s Outstanding Woman in Business (2009); Business Leader’s Women Extraordinaire (2008). Special College Designations: Achieving the Dream (beginning in 2010) and the Gates Foundation’s Completion by Design (beginning in 2011). Numerous presentations, especially on leadership and learning outcomes.