Planning & Process

Strategic Steering Committee
  • Tom Benning
  • Geriann Brandt
  • Alden Craddock
  • Fay Fetick
  • Felix Kwan
  • Shani Lenore-Jenkins
  • Steve Mandeville
  • Marcus Manning
  • Jennifer McCluskey
  • Mary Ann Mercante
  • Beverly Nance
  • Shawn Pohlman
  • Kathy Quinn
  • Johannes Wich-Schwarz
  • Jason Williams
Strategic Planning Task Force

Student Demographics & Diversity Profile
Sondra English, Chair
Sormarie Colon-Lefranc
Christie Cruise-Harper
Karen Parker Davis
Steve DiSalvo
Kirstin Kahaloa
Shani Lenore-Jenkins (SSC)
Katherine Louthan
Mary Ann Mercante (SSC)
Mya Vaughn
Jennifer Wei
Nancy Williams

Academic, Athletic & Co-Curricular Program Growth
Cherie Fister, Chair
Corey Baker
Gabe Colbeck
Dan Deschamp
Brian Gardner
Scott Harley
Felix Kwan (SSC)
John Lewington
Dustin Loeffler
Marcus Manning (SSC)
Bebe Nickolai
Michelle Unterberg
Pamela Bryan Williams

Experiential & Innovative Learning
Tom Spudich, Chair
Julie Bergfeld
Geriann Brandt (SSC)
Todd Brenningmeyer
Marilyn Cohn
Steve Coxon
Ally Crust
Larry Grieshaber
Donna Kay
Michael Kiener
Mark Spasser
Jason Williams (SSC)

Bringing Mobile Education to our Students
Linda Schultz, Chair
Kate Boelhauf
Konrad Dias
Jon Fahnestock
Tyler Kostich
Ying Lin
Brian Merkel
Nikki Payne
Shawn Pohlman (SSC)
Emily Schmidt
Bob Tschopp
Chuck Yahng
Dustin York

Infrastructure Development
Keith Kinder, Chair
Tom Benning (SSC)
David Bruns
Gina Bufe
Darlene Davison
Sam Harris
Rich Kilgore
Kyra Krakos
Peggy Lauer
Tammie Lorden
Steve Mandeville (SSC)
Greg Thompson

Innovative Partnership Communities
Denise Pearl, Chair
Terrence Andrews
Cynthia Briggs
Leilani Carver
Alden Craddock (SSC)
Abe Gootzeit
Melissa Griswold
Peggy Michelson
Turan Mullins
Jeri Schultz
Jodi Spiess
Johannes Wich-Schwarz (SSC)

Innovative Student Service
Penny Greene, Chair
Karen Fletcher
Ariel Green
Jan Johnston
Jen McCluskey (SSC)
Theresa Olson
Kathy Quinn (SSC)
Janet Roberts
Rachel Rose
Dan Spiller
Tara Voss Patton
Jennifer Yukna

Recognition, Excellence and Innovation

Rebecca Dohrman, Chair
Mary Albrecht
Liz Buck
Pam Culliton
Kristen Ely
Fay Fetick (SSC)
Peter Green
Jim Harf
Kelly Mock
Bev Nance (SSC)
Sandy Ross
Mascheal Schappe
Jessica Senne
Erin Verry

October 22, 2013: Dr. Lombardi announced the outline of the strategic planning process and the members of the Strategic Steering Committee.

May 10, 2013: The Strategic Planning Kickoff was a campus-wide brainstorming session and feedback was provided by over 250 faculty and staff.

August 16, 2013: Joanne Soliday of Credo Higher Education Consulting presented the May Kickoff results with the campus community.

September, 2013: Eight Task Forces with 12 – 14 members each were formed. Each Task Force met twice each month for seven months and each Task Force held a fall and spring open forum.

March 31, 2014: Task Force reports were submitted to the Strategic Steering Committee.

May, 2014: The Board of Trustees held a visioning retreat.

April – July, 2014: The Strategic Planning Steering Committee met regularly to analyze all information provided in the Task Force reports. The final report was submitted to the President’s Advisory Council and the Deans’ Council in July.

July, 2014 – January, 2015: The President’s Advisory Council and the Deans’ Council met regularly to finalize the Strategic Plan.

February 13, 2015: The Strategic Plan was presented and unanimously approved by the Board of Trustees.