Institutional Advisory Council

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Committee Charge

The purpose of the TMCC Institutional Advisory Council is to ensure the linkage of the College to the community it serves, and to anticipate future regional educational trends.

2022 Meetings

This committee normally meets four times a year.

  • February 25, 2022
  • May 12, 2022
  • August 12, 2022
  • November 4, 2022


  • Eric Brown, Washoe County Manager
  • John Albrecht, General Counsel, President's Office 
  • Marissa Brown, Workforce and Clinical Services Director, Nevada Hospital Association
  • Cheryl Cardoza, Nevada Faculty Alliance
  • Robert Chisel, President, Mejsel Group
  • Sesh Commuri, Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, UNR
  • Edward Estipona, President and CEO, Estipona Group Advertising and Public Relations
  • Joseph Greco, Director of Strategic Origination, Calpine
  • Jennifer Kenney, Director of Learning and Development, Grand Sierra Resort
  • Kris McLean, Sr. Manager Talent Acquisition, Panasonic Energy North America
  • Joe Nannini, Experiences and Assessment Director, UNR College of Education
  • BJ North, Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer, Plumas Bank
  • Steven Reid, President, Bender Group
  • Milton Stewart, CEO, Nevadaworks

Ex Officio

  • Debra Biersdorff, Washoe County School District (WCSD) Deputy Superintendent
  • Virginia Irintcheva, Faculty Senate
  • Mindy Lokshin, TMCC Foundation Board Chair
  • Tina May, Classified Council
  • Nancy McCormick, Vice President, Business Retention, Expansion & Workforce, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN)






Past Meetings

View all past IAC meetings on TMCC's YouTube Channel.