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Teams, Councils, & Committees

Teams

Purpose: To identify viable candidates based on set criteria and through a selective process, choose students who will meet the needs of the college and represent SCC in a positive and professional manner.

Members:

  • Melissa Winstead
  • Jeff Brickley
  • Carol Calcaterra
  • Louie Childers
  • Sy Gammage
  • Meghan Hacker
  • Natalie Winstead

Purpose: To host a conference in honor of the work of Harriette Simpson Arnow, a writer raised in our service area whose work has made important contributions to American, Appalachian, and Kentucky literature with the goal of supporting the humanities curriculum; providing professional development for those working in humanities and social sciences; and providing cultural, economic, and academic development in our community through an opportunity for lifelong learning.

Members: 

  • Michael Bloomingburg, Chair
  • Melinda Allen
  • Carol Calcaterra
  • Belinda Gadd
  • Dr. Mike Goleman
  • Erin Johnson
  • Josh Jones
  • Amie Slevin
  • Martin Smith
  • James Taylor

Purpose: To review, identify, and propose ways in which the student newspaper can be more beneficial to the campuses of SCC.

Members: 

  • Jeff Harris, Chair
  • Cindy Burton
  • Donna Eastham
  • Dionne Hicks
  • Richard Matika
  • Emily Shafer
  • Amie Slevin
  • Erin Stephens

Purpose: To increase student awareness and provide services to assist students with career exploration and employment services.

Members:

  • Melissa Winstead, Chair
  • Krista Atwood
  • Louie Childers
  • David Coffey
  • Dr. Melanie Hines

Purpose: To plan the annual commencement ceremony.

Members: 

  • Tracy Casada, Chair
  • Jeff Abner
  • Linda Alsip
  • Holly Bowers
  • Melinda Brinson
  • Suzanne Brinson
  • Angie Broyles
  • Carol Calcaterra
  • Margie Childress
  • Todd Chmura
  • Debra Elam
  • Jami Evans
  • Hallie Ingle
  • Gene Johnson
  • Elaine Kohrman
  • Jill Lawson
  • Dr. Ruth Martin
  • Travis McQueen
  • Tina Meier
  • Marsha Phelps
  • Dr. Cecilia Ramilo
  • John Roberts
  • Carla Rose
  • Lisa Rutherford
  • Angela Swim
  • Parker Tucker
  • Sara Tucker
  • Natalie Winstead
  • Eric Wooldridge

Purpose: Representation from each sector: staff, faculty (each division), student population, and a community member. PD and events are held each semester to promote excellence in teaching and learning and to provide venues for communication between groups. The team strives to provide a diverse variety of books from as many genres as possible, to include all college and community members.

Members: 

  • Erin Johnson, Co-Chair
  • Josh Jones, Co-Chair
  • Belinda Gadd
  • Dr. Michael Goleman
  • Amie Slevin
  • James Taylor

UNITED (Understanding. Nurturing. Inclusiveness. Togetherness. Equity. Diversity.)

Purpose: To promote inclusion across all areas of the College and support the College’s commitment to cultural diversity; to advise College leadership in all areas in the design of policies, practices, and programs promoting inclusion and support cultural diversity.

Members: 

  • Dr. Elaine Wilson, Chair
  • Dr. Melissa Adams
  • Melinda Allen
  • Daniel Bradley
  • Carol Calcaterra
  • Dr. Carey Castle
  • Crystal Cox
  • Wanda Dodson
  • Dr. Michael Goleman
  • Dionne Hicks
  • Katie Linville-Meece
  • George Martinez
  • Dr. Ron Meade
  • Ed Nazario
  • Jennifer Owens
  • Dr. Cecilia Ramilo
  • Alicia Stigall
  • James Taylor
  • Kathy Townsend
  • Noel Williams
  • Natalie Winstead
  • Zhiming Xia

Purpose: To provide an infrastructure consisting of College Personnel, Superintendents, Principals, Counselors and Instructors who meet once a year to discuss the status of the program and to provide needed input to make the Dual Credit Program stronger.  By incorporating members from the various stakeholders, the process of continuing to build the program becomes a team effort with a clear vision of expectations.

Members:

  • Dr. James Davis, Chair
  • Kevin Bradford
  • Jon Burlew
  • Carol Calcaterra
  • Tracy Casada
  • Dr. Carey Castle
  • Ken Dearborn
  • William Dooley
  • Michael Ford
  • Billie Frye
  • Chris Hall
  • Dr. Clint Hayes
  • Angie Jarvis
  • John Kinnett
  • Kyle Lively
  • Lonzo Moore
  • Teresa Reed
  • Robin Rixon
  • Sharon Ross-Privett

Purpose: To increase awareness of our responsibility to care for the Earth and its many resources.

Members:

  • Kelly Johnson, Chair
  • Jeff Abner
  • Melinda Allen
  • Anita Anderson
  • Bethany Bagwell
  • Tawshiana Beggan
  • Rebecca Black
  • Michael Bloomingburg
  • Jeff Brickley
  • Cynthia Byrd
  • Amy Caldwell
  • Margie Childress
  • David Coffey
  • Debra Elam
  • Sarah Hinton
  • Danna Jasper
  • April Kilgore
  • Dr. Scott McClendon
  • Travis McQueen
  • Tina Meier
  • Cynthia Mullins
  • Jennifer Owens
  • Dr. Cecilia Ramilo
  • Donnia Sharpe
  • Erin Stephens
  • Alicia Stigall
  • Shawn Stratmann
  • Angela Swim
  • James Taylor
  • Rebecca Thurman
  • Megan Weatherford
  • Dr. Elaine Wilson
  • Tammy Woodall
  • Zhiming Xia

Purpose: To provide college-wide leadership and guidance for grants from public and private funding entities that enhance and expand activities that advance the missions and goals of SCC.

Members:

  • Elaine Kohrman, Chair
  • Dr. Melissa Adams
  • Amy Beaudoin
  • Tonya Brown
  • Carol Calcaterra
  • Cindy Clouse
  • Melissa Dalton
  • Ben Fouts
  • Dr. Bruce Gover
  • Chris Hall
  • Randall Hammock
  • Matthew Jones
  • Richard Matika
  • Amanda Morris
  • Dr. Cecilia Ramilo
  • Jeff Renner
  • Angela Swim
  • Mary Taylor Huntsman
  • Evetta Thompson
  • Megan Weatherford
  • Dr. Elaine Wilson
  • Natalie Winstead

Members:

  • Melinda Allen
  • Kelly Barnes
  • Michael Bloomingburg
  • Aaron Bradley
  • Brandy Brock
  • Paula Brummett
  • Carol Calcaterra
  • Tracy Casada
  • Shanda Catron
  • Cindy Clouse
  • Dr. Melanie Hines
  • Michelle Jones
  • Katie Linville-Meece
  • Dr. Scott McClendon
  • Dr. Ron Meade
  • Dr. Corey Moore
  • Amanda Morris
  • Emily Shafer
  • Dr. Amanda Waterstrat

Purpose: To develop and review the honors program calendar and policies; carry out evaluation, review and planning; share information about the honors program within their respective departments/areas; review student applications; and select the annual cohort of SCC honors students from the applicant pool.

Members:

  • Dr. Amanda Waterstrat
  • Elizabeth Herren
  • Julie Howe
  • Lorrenda Merritt
  • Dr. Cynthia Mullins
  • Katie Peery
  • Kim Toby
  • Megan Weatherford
  • Brian Welles

Members:

  • Dr. Amanda Waterstrat, Chair
  • Johnna Atkinson-Bigelow
  • Dr. Melissa Adams
  • Dr. Korey Bruck
  • Marilyn Crabtree
  • Dr. Melanie Hines
  • Kim Toby

Purpose: To solicit nominations from faculty and staff and applications from students in cooperation
with Student Affairs; to review and rank local student applications using PTK scholarship eligibility
criteria.

Members:

  • Dr. Amanda Waterstrat, Chair
  • Dr. Korey Bruck
  • Tracy Casada
  • Debra House
  • Amanda Humble
  • Kathy Lewis
  • Melissa Winstead

Purpose: To mentor and guide faculty seeking promotion; to review and evaluate the portfolios of faculty seeking promotion; and to submit formal recommendations to the College President/CEO concerning faculty promotion in rank.  

Members:

  • Jeff Abner, Co-Chair
  • Nikki Ware, Co-Chair
  • Tabitha Bottoms
  • Aaron Bradley
  • Angie Broyles
  • Cindy Burton
  • Carol Calcaterra
  • David Coffey
  • Eric Deaton
  • Adam Farmer
  • Samantha Feldman
  • Sy Gammage
  • Jillisa Hawk
  • Teresa Hinkle
  • George Martinez
  • Dr. Scott McClendon
  • Angie Mills
  • David Phelps
  • Dr. Cecilia Ramilio
  • Erin Stephens
  • Mary Taylor Huntsman
  • Kim Toby
  • Joni Upchurch

Purpose: To use a set of standards for a faculty-to-faculty peer review process for reviewing and improving the design of online and blended courses.

Members:

  • Cindy Byrd
  • Dionne Hicks
  • Dr. Melanie Hines
  • Dr. DeAnna Proctor
  • Megan Weatherford
  • Bryan Welles

 Members:

  • Dr. Bruce Gover
  • Dr. Clint Hayes
  • Mary Taylor Huntsman
  • Elaine Kohrman
  • Tiffany Rapier
  • Carla Rose
  • Catherine Tackett

Purpose: Recommend to the Chief of Operations items pertaining to safety on all campuses needing to be addressed and recommendations for energy conservation, when applicable.

Members: 

  • Michael Barrett
  • Jeff Brickley
  • Stewart Brown
  • Daymond Byrd
  • Danny Compton
  • Debra Elam
  • Samantha Feldman
  • Belinda Gadd
  • Charles Greene
  • Paul Hall
  • Doug Hampton
  • Jillisa Hawk
  • Steve Hicks
  • Donald Manning
  • Charles Miller
  • Gary Perry
  • Dr. Cecilia Ramilo
  • John Roberts
  • Timothy Roy
  • Billie Shelton
  • Paul Smith
  • Tim Smith
  • Buddy Stevens
  • Shawn Stratmann
  • Jerry Streeval
  • Stephen Thomas
  • Steve Tucker
  • Sherry Warren
  • Zhiming Xia

Purpose: To support and enhance academic and non-academic student activities which enhance student life at SCC.

Members: 

  • Lora Acrey
  • Holly Alexander
  • Jason Asher
  • Tawshiana Beggan
  • Rebecca Black
  • Sara Edmon Burton
  • Dr. Korey Bruck
  • Brittany Emerson
  • Josh Johnson
  • Sarah Hinton
  • Kristen Lee
  • Katie Linville-Meece
  • Andy Mills
  • Sarah Miniard
  • Dr. Corey Moore
  • Jason Riddle
  • Rob Spencer
  • Michael Wells

 Members:

  • Jami Evans
  • Dr. Clint Hayes
  • Tracy Casada
  • Jacob Held
  • Emily Shafer
  • Sandra Standish
  • Evetta Thompson

Members:

  • Melinda Allen
  • Cindy Brown
  • Cindy Burton
  • Curtis Cash
  • Veronica DeBord
  • Dr. Michael Goleman
  • Jacob Held
  • Kelly Johnson
  • Matthew Jones
  • Amanda Morris
  • Nikki Ware
  • Melissa Winstead

Purpose: A support service led by faculty and staff to identify and provide resources and training through various events and activities hosted by the TLC.

Members:

  • Dr. Chris Phillips, Chair
  • David Coffey
  • Sy Gammage
  • Dr. Bruce Gover
  • Debra House
  • Kelly Johnson
  • George Martinez
  • Travis McQueen
  • Dr. DeAnna Proctor
  • Sandra Standish
  • Erin Stephens
  • Catherine Tackett
  • James Taylor
  • Nick Tomlinson

Councils

Members:

  • Dr. Carey Castle
  • Dr. Clint Hayes
  • Cindy Clouse
  • Dr. Bruce Gover
  • Alesa Johnson
  • Jill Meece
  • Kara Naugle

Purpose: To represent the Faculty on the SCC Leadership Council; to be a forum for free and open debate and faculty deliberation regarding any and all issues, including educational policies, affecting the College.

2022 – 2023 Faculty Officers:

  • Amie Slevin, Chair
  • Lynn Shearer, Vice-Chair
  • Erin Stephens, Secretary
  • James Taylor, Parliamentarian
  • Melinda Allen, Senator
  • Sarah Hinton, Senator
  • Devin Phelps, Senator
  • Carol Calcaterra , Senator
  • Julie Howe, Senator
  • Samantha Feldman, Senator
  • Megan Weatherford, Senator
  • Kelly Johnson, Faculty Representative to the SCC Board of Directors
  • Thomas Alvey, Faculty Representative to the Lake Cumberland Performing Arts Board
  • Cynthia Mullins, Faculty At-Large Representative to Leadership Council
  • Brandy Brock, Faculty Council Representative
  • Craylon Mills, College Appeals Board
  • Curt Null, College Appeals Board
  • Carol Calcaterra, College Appeals Board
  • Amanda Morris, College Appeals Board (alternate)

Purpose: To present, assess, and debate institutional policy/ procedure, initiatives, planning, and direction related to the college as a whole. The recommendations of the Leadership Council do not supersede decisions or the level of authority established by KCTCS, state, or federal regulations, policy, or statutes.

Members:

  • Dr. Carey Castle, Executive Council
  • Dr. Clint Hayes, Executive Council
  • Alesa Johnson, Executive Council Representative
  • Patricia Burnsed, SGA President
  • Brianna Boone, SGA Vice President
  • Amie Slevin, Faculty Council Chair
  • Brandy Brock, Faculty Council Representative
  • Cynthia Mullins, Faculty at-large
  • Krista Atwood, Staff Council Chair
  • Rebecca Smith, Staff at-large
  • Sandra Standish, Management Council Chair
  • Melissa Chmura, Management Council Representative

Purpose: To provide a mechanism for communication across the college and a forum for directors/managers to identify and discuss common issues.

Members:

  • Sandra Standish, Chair
  • DeAnna Proctor, Vice Chair
  • Melissa Adams, Recorder
  • Jon Burlew, Parliamentarian
  • Melissa Chmura, Representative to Leadership Council

Purpose: To represent the Staff on the SCC Leadership Council; to promote communication and foster a spirit of unity and cooperation; to serve as the organizational body for staff employees to act in an advisory capacity to the College administration and governance structure and provide input into the decision-making process on issues affecting staff and the College.

Members: 

  • Krista Atwood, Chair
  • Tonya Brown, Vice Chair
  • Kara Naugle, Parliamentarian
  • Tallyn Cornett, Secretary
  • Amanda Vanhook, Somerset Representative
  • Suzanna Powell, Somerset Representative
  • Melinda Brinson, Somerset Representative
  • Katie Linville-Meece, Laurel Representative
  • Lisa Rutherford, Laurel Representative
  • Michelle Terwilliger, Center Representative
  • Rebecca Smith, Leadership Council Representative

Purpose: To promote excellence within their own academic experience, to provide increased workability and collaborative partnerships, to develop future leaders, and to further the feasibility of Student Government, through which students may express themselves academically and artistically.

Members:

  • Patricia Burnsed, President
  • Brianna Boone, Vice President
  • Naomi Phillips, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Shawna Kindrick, Somerset Delegate
  • Jacob West, Somerset Delegate
  • Open, Laurel Delegate
  • Open, Casey Delegate
  • Open, Russell Delegate
  • Open, Clinton Delegate
  • Open, McCreary Delegate