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Accreditation Committee

Primary Objectives

The TMCC Accreditation Committee is responsible for drafting and reviewing Year One, Year Three and Year Seven Self-Evaluation reports and coordinating on-site evaluations towards affirming the College’s reaccreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The committee is co-chaired by the College’s Accreditation Liaison Officer and Faculty Senate Chair.

Co-Chair Responsibilities

  • Coordinate committee meetings for discussion and drafting reports.
  • Schedule open forums prior to finalizing the reports to ensure input from the college community at large.
  • Present status updates of the committee's work to the Planning Council and Faculty Senate to ensure that the College is continuously informed.


  • Elena Bubnova, Director, Institutional Research, Analysis and Effectiveness
  • Cheryl Cardoza, Chair, Faculty Senate; Accreditation Committee Co-Chair
  • Melissa Deadmond, Associate Dean, Assessment and Planning; Accreditation Committee Co-Chair
  • Thomas Dobbert, Director, Information Technology
  • Teresa Golden, Manager, Facilities Operations and Capital Planning
  • Brian Ruf, Chair, Faculty Senate Academic Standards and Assessment Committee
  • Joan Steinman, Executive Director, Retention and Support Programs

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See Also: Accreditation at TMCC