I have worked in higher education for over 20 years at several institutions including; Tarrant County College, the University of New Mexico, DeVry University, Dallas and the University of North Texas. I have held numerous positions including; Director of Weekend College, Director of Academic Operations, Director of Academic Advising and Associate Dean for Student Success.
I have had significant experience in academic and student services including developing student services, staff supervision and program implementation and evaluation. I have always been involved in committee work and have conducted various presentations and workshops for both students and parents. My greatest passion is helping students succeed.
My educational background includes a Master of Arts degree in Training and Organizational Development from Amberton University. A Master of Science degree in Student Affairs Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications, Radio/TV/Film from the University of North Texas. I have also completed some doctoral work in Higher Education Administration and Organizational Learning.
I was born and raised in El Paso and my family has lived in the southern New Mexico area since the 1800’s. I enjoy sports and current events. I’m a big Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboy fan!