President: Tina May
Tina first began at Truckee Meadows Community College as a student worker in the Tutoring and Learning Center. As she continued her education at TMCC, she worked for the Math and Biology Departments and was an IA for microbiology and organic chemistry. She earned her Associate of Science Degree from TMCC and then attended the University of Nevada, Reno where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology. In May of 2020, Tina joined the Certified Nursing, Clinical Lab Specialist and Veterinary Nursing programs as an administrative assistant. She enjoys helping students finish their steps to apply for these programs. In her free time, Tina loves to further her education and knowledge, and she also enjoys freehand embroidery.
Classified Council President Duties: The TMCC Classified Council president will preside at all Classified Council meetings, call special meetings as they see necessary, serve as an ex-officio member of all committees, undertake all duties specifically or implied that are required of the office and represent Classified Council at all College functions or send a representative as necessary.
Vice President: Sarah Gill
Sarah is the Executive Assistant to the Dean of Business and Social Sciences. She has been with TMCC since the Fall of 2016 and is always excited to help people achieve their educational goals! In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with family boating and camping, taking motorcycle rides with her husband, playing fetch with her two dogs, and watching her daughter play softball.
Classified Council Vice President Duties: The TMCC Classified Council vice president will serve one year and automatically assume the position of the president in the second year, assist the president in the performance of their duties, act in place of the president in their absence, update area representation list and monitor attendance at classified meetings and be responsible for administering the Employee of the Month and Employee of the Year programs.
Secretary: Helen Scott
Helen is an NSHE Specialist I that is in charge of Testing Services and the Welcome Center here at TMCC. She first began working for TMCC as a student employee in 2008. The passion that is inherited from helping students succeed in their College Career is rewarding and keeps our jobs interesting everyday. Helen is also passionate about gardening in her spare time and is currently the Advisor for the TMCC Gardening Club. She is currently working on her BAS in Logistics Operations Management.
Classified Council Secretary Duties: The TMCC Classified Council secretary shall keep an accurate record of the proceedings of all regular and special Classified Council meetings, keep a copy of all formal reports of the Classified Council officers and committees, maintain the official file of the Classified Council, and post minutes, agendas and notifications of meetings prior to the next meeting date.
Treasurer: Katt Warner
Katt is an Administrative Assistant in the Facilities Operations and Capital Planning Office. She joined the TMCC team in January of 2018. Her journey here has been an amazing adventure! Katt is enthusiastic about helping others, and her encouraging nature helps build strong working relationships.
Classified Council Treasurer Duties: The TMCC Classified Council treasurer is responsible for all funds as per guidelines of the treasurer, maintaining an acceptable set of records showing all transactions and render a current financial statement of the Classified Council at each business meeting and at such other times as the president may direct.
Hospitality Officer: Jenny Taufa
Jenny Taufa works in the Admissions & Records department as NSHE Specialist I, managing the catalog database, coding degrees and building courses. She is originally from the island of Oahu and has been with TMCC since 2018. She loves the small community at TMCC and enjoys working behind the scenes to help students succeed. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, volunteering and traveling anywhere near the ocean.
Classified Council Hospitality Officer Duties: The TMCC Classified Council hospitality officer shall send flowers, plants or cards to the TMCC staff and faculty as per the guidelines of the hospitality office, keep a record of activities for reporting procedures and order employee recognition plaques and trophies.
NSHE Representative: Janet Bicker
Janet is the Admin III for Admissions and Records. She has been with NSHE for 24 years and has held four positions during that time: TMCC's Foundation and Institutional Advancement Office, UNR's Student Conduct Office, TMCC's Math Department, and most recently, Admissions and Records. Janet enjoys working in a higher education setting and plans to retire with the state. She loves being a part of higher education and seeing students achieve their dreams. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her husband.
NSHE Representative Duties: The TMCC Classified Council NSHE representative will attend monthly meetings held by the NSHE Classified Council, give a report at TMCC's monthly open meetings, attend monthly meetings with the executive board and assist other board members as necessary.