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STAFF NEWS: Sylvania Dean of Instruction position goes to Triplett

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Jeff Triplett, Division Dean of Math and Industrial Technology, has been picked to be the Dean of Instruction at the Sylvania Campus. Triplet assumes the responsibilities on Monday, June 8 and will continue in his current duties until a replacement is found.

He has held positions as deputy director of the Apprenticeship and Training Division of the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry and program manager for the Community Services Consortium for Linn Benton and Lincoln counties. As an instructor, Jeff has taught at Oregon State University, Linn Benton Community College, and Chelpham Mills Boys School in Devon, England.

“I am confident that Jeff will provide thoughtful and forward-looking leadership for the PCC Sylvania instructional programs,” said Sylvania Campus President Linda Gerber.

Mela picked to be President’s administrative assistant

Karen Mela has been hired as the new aministrative assistant to the president, replacing the retired Jill McNerney. Mela relocated to Portland after working for many years at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif.

“I am sure Karen will be an excellent replacement, and I hope you will join me in welcoming her to PCC,” said PCC President Preston Pulliams.

Welcome to Karen!

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »


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