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Teams, Councils, & Committees

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:

  • Aaron Cook, President
  • Gavin Fowler, Vice President
  • Open, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Eli Parker, Somerset Delegate
  • Open, Somerset Delegate
  • Open, Laurel Delegate
  • Heather Ransdell, Casey Delegate
  • Open, Russell Delegate
  • Open, Clinton Delegate
  • Open, McCreary Delegate

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: 

  • Mike Goleman, Chair
  • Melinda Allen
  • Michael Bloomingburg
  • Carol Calcaterra
  • Julie Chereson
  • Belinda Gadd
  • Erin Johnson
  • Darlene Lawson
  • Stuart Simpson
  • Martin Smith
  • James Taylor

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:

  • Dr. DeAnna Proctor, Chair
  • Michael Bloomingburg
  • Aaron Bradley
  • Angie Broyles
  • Cindy Byrd
  • Julia Chereson
  • Melissa Dalton
  • Eric Deaton
  • Laurie Goff
  • Dr. Michael Goleman
  • Deb House
  • Kelly Johnson
  • Josh Jones
  • Dr. April Kilgore
  • George Martinez
  • Scott McClendon
  • Dr. Ron Meade
  • Jenny Metcalf
  • Dr. Chris Phillips
  • Rob Spencer
  • Erin Stephens
  • Nikkie Ware
  • Megan Weatherford

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

Members:

  • Dr. Amanda Waterstrat, Chair
  • Johnna Atkinson-Bigelow
  • Dr. Karleen Howard
  • Kimberly Land
  • Sarah Modgling

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
  • Johnna Atkinson-Bigelow
  • Tracy Casada
  • Debra House
  • Amanda Humble
  • Kathy Lewis
  • Sarah Modgling
  • Melissa Winstead

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
  • Megan Weatherford
  • Brian Welles

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:

  • Judith Tallent, 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, Co-Chair
  • Shawn Stratmann, Co-Chair
  • Jeff Abner
  • Melissa Adams
  • Jeff Brickley
  • Carol Calcaterra
  • Dana Coffey
  • Kenny Estep
  • Sy Gammage
  • Eric Harris
  • Dionne Hicks
  • Gene Johnson
  • Bruce Nicely
  • Dr. Cecilia Ramilo
  • Matthew Rodriguez
  • Donnia Sharpe
  • Stuart Simpson
  • Catherine Tackett
  • Evetta Thompson
  • Rebecca Thurman
  • Nikki Ware
  • Elaine Wilson
  • Tammy Woodall
  • Zhiming Xia

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

Members:

  • Melissa Winstead, Chair
  • Krista Atwood
  • Pam Bridgman
  • Louie Childers
  • Chris Hall
  • Melanie Hines
  • Crystal Smith

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

Members: 

  • Jeff Harris, Chair
  • Stuart Simpson, Leadership Team Liaison
  • Cindy Burton
  • Donna Eastham
  • Dionne Hicks
  • Richard Matika
  • Marci Randall
  • Emily Shafer
  • Amie Slevin
  • Erin Stephens

Purpose: To plan the annual commencement ceremony.

Members: 

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

Purpose: To serve as an advocacy and decision-making body to steer the implementation of the QEP.

Members:

  • Catherine Tackett, Chair
  • Kim Cleberg
  • Mandy Davis
  • Jami Evans
  • Kimberly Land
  • Jill Lawson
  • Jennifer Owens
  • Kim Toby

Purpose: To develop, review, and recommend adjustments to the core of FYE 100 course to meet QEP goals and learning outcomes.

Members:

  • Dr. DeAnna Proctor, Chair
  • Jeff Abner
  • Kim Cleberg
  • Kelly Johnson
  • George Martinez
  • Catherine Tackett
  • Kim Toby
  • Nikki Ware

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
  • Stuart Simpson
  • Sandra Standish
  • Erin Stephens
  • Catherine Tackett
  • James Taylor
  • Nick Tomlinson

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
  • Amanda Morris, Co-Chair
  • Melinda Allen
  • Aaron Bradley
  • Angie Broyles
  • Cindy Burton
  • Curtis Cash
  • Eric Deaton
  • Adam Farmer
  • Samantha Feldman
  • Sy Gammage
  • Lorna Huffaker
  • Kelly Johnson
  • Kimberly Land
  • Stuart Simpson
  • Erin Stephens
  • Mary Taylor Huntsman
  • Janice Thomas
  • Kim Toby
  • Nick Tomlinson
  • Joni Upchurch
  • Dr. Amanda Waterstrat
  • Jennifer Wilson
  • Eric Wooldridge

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: 

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

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: 

  • Larry Abbott
  • Denver Barrett
  • Michael Barrett
  • Jeff Brickley
  • Daymond Byrd
  • Danny Compton
  • Dennis Dick
  • Debra Elam
  • Kenny Estep
  • Samantha Feldman
  • Belinda Gadd
  • Charles Greene
  • Paul Hall
  • Doug Hampton
  • Jillisa Hawk
  • Christine Johnson
  • Matthew Konradt
  • Donald Manning
  • Charles Miller
  • Kevin Minton
  • Gary Perry
  • Dr. Cecilia Ramilo
  • John Roberts
  • Timothy Roy
  • Billie Shelton
  • Tim Smith
  • Roger Stanton
  • Shawn Stratmann
  • Jerry Streeval
  • Ron Sumpter
  • Stephen Thomas
  • Steve Tucker
  • Ralph Vanover
  • Sherry Warren
  • Tandy Withers
  • Zhiming Xia

Members:

  •  Melinda Allen
  • Kelly Barnes
  • Michael Bloomingburg
  • Aaron Bradley
  • Brandy Brock
  • Carol Calcaterra
  • Tracy Casada
  • Cindy Clouse
  • Gary Hedrick
  • Dr. Scott McClendon
  • Dr. Ron Meade
  • Sarah Modgling
  • Amanda Morris
  • Emily Shafer
  • Stuart Simpson
  • Dr. Amanda Waterstrat

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

Members: 

  •  Tawshiana Beggan
  • Cindy Byrd
  • Robert Drew
  • Kenny Estep
  • Regina Haugen
  • Jillisa Hawk
  • Maria Hill
  • Amanda Humble
  • Dana Muse
  • Nicole New
  • Suzanna Powell
  • Rebecca Thurman
  • Zhiming Xia

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

Members:

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

Members:

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

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
  • Dr. Clint Hayes
  • Anita Anderson
  • Aaron Cook
  • Gavin Fowler
  • Dr. Bruce Gover
  • Dionne Hicks
  • Hallie Ingle
  • Lorrenda Merritt
  • Lynn Shearer
  • Catherine Tackett
  • Natalie Winstead

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

Members:

  •  Catherine Tackett, Chair
  • Sandra Standish, Vice Chair
  • Tonya Brown, Recorder
  • Jon Burlew, Parliamentarian
  • Natalie Winstead, 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: 

  •  Dionne Hicks, Chair
  • Heather Gambrell, Vice Chair
  • Rebecca Thurman, Parliamentarian
  • Cindy Abbott, Secretary
  • Tawshiana Beggan, Somerset Representative
  • Kimberly Greene, Somerset Representative
  • Chelsea McCown, Somerset Representative
  • Starla Steely, Laurel Representative
  • Meghan Hacker, Laurel Representative
  • Maria Hill, Center Representative
  • Hallie Ingle, Leadership Council Representative

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:

  • Lynn Shearer, Chair
  • Amie Slevin, Vice-Chair
  • Erin Stephens, Secretary
  • James Taylor, Parliamentarian
  • Melinda Allen, Senator
  • Kelly Barnes, Senator
  • Michael  Bloomingburg, Senator
  • Carol Calcaterra , Senator
  • Julie Howe, Senator
  • Scott McClendon, Senator
  • Nikki Ware, Senator
  • Megan Weatherford, Senator
  • Kelly Johnson, Faculty Representative to the SCC Board of Directors
  • Devin Phelps, Faculty Representative to the Lake Cumberland Performing Arts Board
  • Anita Anderson, Faculty At-Large Representative to Leadership Council
  • Lorrenda Merritt, Faculty Council Representative
  • Craylon Mills, College Appeals Board
  • Curt Null, College Appeals Board
  • Carol Calcaterra, College Appeals Board (alternate)
  • Julie Howe, Senate Representative to KCTCS Senate Council