Honors Program Council

The Phi Theta Kappa Honors Program Council is responsible for making recommendations to Headquarters staff about the new Honors Study Topic every two years and for assisting with the compilation of the Honors Program Guide. Made up of Phi Theta Kappa advisors, Headquarters staff and consultants, the Honors Program Council is selected for its broad knowledge of the Honors Study Topic and Phi Theta Kappa's integrated approach to the Hallmarks as well as its balance in academic disciplines.


  • Monika Byrd
  • Dean of Leadership Development
  • and Service Learning
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Jackson, Mississippi
  • Susan Edwards
  • Chair
  • Dean of Academic Affairs
  • and Honors Programs
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Jackson, Mississippi
  • Dr. Joan Fedor
  • Honors Consultant
  • Sun City West, Arizona
  • Prof. Josephine Fritts
  • Social Sciences Representative
  • Ozarks Technical Community College
  • Springfield, Missouri
  • Term of Service:
  • July 2012 - July 2016
  • Assoc. Dean Margo Hamm
  • Service Learning Representative
  • Somerset Community College
  • Somerset, Kentucky
  • Term of Service:
  • July 2014 - July 2018
  • Prof. Glenn Rohlfing
  • Collaborative Learning Representative
  • Pikes Peak Community College
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Term of Service:
  • July 2014 - July 2018
  • Dr. Sauda Smith
  • Humanities Representative
  • H. Lavity Stoutt Community College
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Term of Service:
  • July 2012 - July 2016
  • Dr. Christine Solomon
  • STEM Representative
  • Trident Technical College
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Term of Service:
  • July 2014 - July 2018
  • Jennifer Stanford
  • Chief Student Engagement Officer
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Jackson, Mississippi
  • Dr. Melissa Weinbrenner
  • Leadership Development Representative
  • Northeast Texas Community College
  • Mt. Pleasant, Texas
  • Term of Service:
  • July 2014 - July 2018
  • Dr. Johannah Williams
  • STEM Representative
  • Hinds Community College
  • Raymond, Mississippi
  • Term of Service:
  • July 2014 - July 2018
  • Prof. Lisa York
  • Cultural Studies Representative
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
  • Asheville, North Carolina
  • Term of Service:
  • July 2012 - July 2016