Presidential Advisory Board

The Phi Theta Kappa Advisory Board consists of college presidents who provide input into the Society’s strategic plan, priorities, and direction. Specific duties include advocating for Phi Theta Kappa, its members, and its mission; serving as a liaison between Phi Theta Kappa Headquarters and the college leaders in the president’s state; and advising Phi Theta Kappa’s President and CEO and senior leaders.

Patricia Sims, J. F. Drake State Community & Technical College, Alabama

Denise Runge, University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska

Jennifer Methvin, Arkansas State University – Beebe, Arkansas

Michele Haney, Red Rocks Community College, Colorado

Mark Brainard, Delaware Technical Community College, Delaware

Tonjua Williams, St. Petersburg College, Florida

Mary Okada, Guam Community College, Guam

Terry Murrell, Western Iowa Tech Community College, Iowa

Kimberly Krull, Butler Community College, Kansas

James “Jimmy” Sawtelle, Central Louisiana Technical & Community College, Louisiana

Cynthia Bambara, Allegany College of Maryland, Maryland

Pam Eddinger, Bunker Hill Community College, Massachusetts

Joyce Ester, Normandale Community College, Minnesota

Mary Graham, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Mississippi

Hal Higdon, Ozarks Technical Community College, Missouri

Jane Karas, Flathead Valley Community College, Montana

Steven Rose, Passaic County Community College, New Jersey

Raymond Staats, Craven Community College, North Carolina

Carmen Simone, Dakota College at Bottineau, North Dakota

John Sygielski, Harrisburg Area Community College, Pennsylvania

Mary Thornley, Trident Technical College, South Carolina

Michael Torrence, Motlow State Community College, Tennessee

William Coppola, Tarrant County College, Texas

James Greg Hodges, Patrick Henry Community College, Virginia

Lin Zhou, Bates Technical College, Washington

Joe Schaffer, Laramie County Community College, Wyoming

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