President's Office

President's Advisory Council


  • Acts as an advisory and recommending body to the President for issues having college-wide implications.
    • Reviews, considers and seeks input from constituencies on proposed institutional policy changes or additions.
    • Discusses and develops strategies for overall college planning, including prioritization of resource allocation.
  • Promotes communication throughout the campus community.


Following President Sheehan's arrival in June 2008, the President's Advisory Council was formed in August 2008 replacing the former Extended Cabinet. The first meeting was conducted Sept. 15, 2008.

2013-14 Membership

  • Maria Sheehan, TMCC President; President's Advisory Council Chair
  • John Adlish, Professor, Biology; Faculty Senate Chair-Elect
  • Judith Copenhaver, Student Government Association Representative
  • Thomas Dobbert, Chief Information Technology Officer (Interim)
  • Armida Fruzzetti, Dean, Division of Liberal Arts
  • Tommie Guy, Computer Technician, Information Technology
  • Julia Hammett, Professor, Anthropology; NFA President
  • Andrew Hughes, Director, Admissions and Records
  • Janice Kuper, Professor, Nutrition
  • Estela LeVario-Gutierrez, Dean, Student Services
  • Fred Lokken, Dean, Division of WebCollege
  • Jeffrey Metcalf, Program Officer, Admissions and Records; Classified Council President
  • Julie Muhle, Coordinator, Dental Assisting
  • Jane Nichols, Vice President, Academic Affairs (Interim)
  • Inita Porter, Executive Assistant, Foundation/Institutional Advancement
  • Dave Roberts, Executive Director, Facilities Operations and Capital Planning
  • Kyle Dalpe, Associate Dean, President's Office
  • Rachel Solemsaas, Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services
  • Francis Talbot, Student Government Association Representative
  • Elena Bubnova, Executive Director, Institutional Research, Analysis and Effectiveness Office

2013-14 Meetings

The Council meets on the following dates from 9 to 11 a.m. in RDMT 256.

  • September 16
  • October 21
  • November 25
  • December 9
  • February 10
  • March 10
  • April 14
  • May 12

Process for Submitting Agenda Items

Please send an email to Nadine Winslow, the President's Executive Assistant, no later than one week prior to the meeting date. Please include any reference material or supporting documentation with your request.

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