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PCC selects presidential search committee
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Presidential Search Home PagePORTLAND, Ore. – On Thursday, Oct. 2, the Portland Community College Board of Directors named members to the PCC Presidential Search Advisory Committee.The committee will provide input to the board concerning the presidential profile, which describes the characteristics for the next district president. It will also review candidate applications, participate in interviews of semifinalists and make recommendations. The committee consists of two faculty, two classified staff, two administrators, two students and one member from the college’s Foundation and one community leader.Tom Fahey, PCC Foundation president and human resources manager for Wacker Siltronic, will serve as chair. Jaime Lim, publisher of the Asian Reporter, will serve as a community leader representative. ASPCC presidents Adrienne Donovan-Boyd (Sylvania) and Tricia Rojas (Cascade) were selected as the student reps. The faculty members are Michael Dembrow and Karen Jolly. Dembrow is a Cascade Campus English instructor and president of the Faculty Federation while Jolly is a Sylvania computer applications instructor. Lucia Barnett, Public Safety sergeant at Cascade and Classified Federation president, along with Kelly Marks, coordinator for the CAPITAL Center Credit programs, will serve as the classified representatives. Peter Maphumulo and Marilyn Davis will fill the administrator spots on the committee. Maphumulo is the manager of alternative programs at the Extended Learning Campus while Davis is the dean of instruction at the Rock Creek Campus. PCC board members Dana Anderson and Harold Williams will serve as ex-officio, non-voting members. Portland Community College is the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, serving more than 100,000 students at three comprehensive campuses, four workforce training centers and more than 200 community locations in the Portland metropolitan area.