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The Community Colleges Council is a standing council appointed by the NACUBO President in consultation with the regional associations. The Council is established to ensure that issues of specific concern to community colleges are represented and addressed in the development of the association’s strategic goals and plans and in the creation of programs, products, and services for its members. The Community Colleges Council serves as an advisory body to the President and staff by providing feedback and support for the association’s goals and activities as they pertain to the constituency. 

Top Issues

  • Addressing open access, completion, enrollment cost, and the definition, calculation, and tracking of successful outcomes
  • Academic and non-academic program review
  • Shift in the paradigm of the economic model, encompassing budget challenges and alternative revenue sources
  • Accountability and public perception
  • Deferred maintenance

Council Members 2018-2019

Choi Halladay (Chair)
Vice President of Administrative Services
Pierce College District (WA)

Debbie Baker
Director of Finance and Controller
Western Wyoming Community College (WY)

Bradley Kendrex
Vice President, Administration & Finance
Chandler-Gilbert Community College (AZ)

Lynne D. Koski
Vice President of Finance
Western Nebraska Community College (NE)

Joe Mazur
Vice President, Administration & Finance
College of Central Florida (FL)

Mark McClendon
Vice Chancellor for Finance
Tarrant County College District (TX)

John K. Pitcher
Vice President for Administration & Finance
Bunker Hill Community College (MA)

Aletha Shipley
Vice President and CFO & Treasurer
Columbus State Community College (OH)

Dan Thompson
Vice President of Finance
Cecil College (MD)

Sara Winchester
Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration
Ocean County College (NJ)

Teri Zamora
Vice Chancellor for Fiscal Affairs
San Jacinto College (TX)


Maryann Terrana

Director, Member Engagement


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