Office of the President 

Brian Millner is the current President and CEO of the Missouri Community College Association. Formerly serving as Chief of Staff at the University of Missouri and as the legislative director for the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Millner began his tenure in September 2017.

Presidents and Chancellors Council

The Missouri Community College Association is governed by the Presidents/Chancellors Council.  This group is comprised of the president or chancellor of each of Missouri’s community colleges, who meet on a monthly basis.

Executive Committee

Chair
Dr. Jeff Pittman
St. Louis Community College

Chair-Elect
Dr. Jeff Lashley
Moberly Area Community College

Vice Chair
Dr. Joanna Anderson
State Fair Community College

 

Past Chair
Dr. Jon Bauer
East Central College

Dr. Hal Higdon
Ozarks Technical Community College

Dr. Kimberly Beatty
Metropolitian Community College

 

 

Council Members

Dr. Michael Banks
Metropolitan Community College

Joan Barrett
Ozarks Technical Community College

Dr. Tracy McGrady
Ozarks Technical Community College

Dr. Anthony Cruz
St. Louis Community College

Dr. Ray Cummiskey
Jefferson College

Cliff Davis
Ozarks Technical Community College

Dr. Michael Dreith
St. Louis Community College

David Esping
Ozarks Technical Community College

Dr. Elizabeth Gassel-Perkins
St. Louis Community College

Dr. Jacqueline Gill
Metropolitan Community College

Dr. Utpal Goswami
Metropolitan Community College

Dr. Jeff Jochems
Ozarks Technical Community College

Dr. Larry Johnson
St. Louis Community College

Dr. Barbara Kavalier
St. Charles Community College

Dr. Lenny Klaver
North Central Missouri College

Dr. Steve Kurtz
Mineral Area College

Dr. Andrew Langrehr
St. Louis Community College

Dr. Carol Lupardus
St. Louis Community College

Dr. Jennifer Methvin
Crowder College

Marla Moody
Ozarks Technical Community College

Dr. Kirk Nooks
Metropolitan Community College

Dr. Wesley Payne
Three Rivers College

Dr. Carlos Penaloza
Metropolitan Community College

Rob Rector
Ozarks Technical Community College

Dr. Tyjaun Lee
Metropolitan Community College

Dr. Katherine Swanson
Metropolitan Community College

Paul Zinck
St. Louis Community College

 

Board of Directors

MCCA’s Board of Directors supports association members’ professional development, provides members with opportunities for networking, and advocates on behalf of community colleges.  The Board is elected by the Association’s general membership and includes representatives of each of the Association’s departments—Administrators, Classified Staff, Faculty and Trustees.

Executive Committee

ChairKaren Fink
Classified Staff Department
Crowder College
Elected 2015; Term through 2019

Chair-ElectCraig Larson
Trustee Department
St. Louis Community College
Elected 2016; Term through 2020

Vice ChairAngelic Cole
Faculty Department
St. Louis Community College
Elected 2017; Term through 2021

Past ChairJoe Gilgour
Administrative Professional Department
State Fair Community College
Elected 2014; Term through 2018

 

Board Members

Administrative/Professional Department Officers

Robert Griffith, Chair, Ozarks Technical Community College (elected 2015; term through 2018)
Dara Bigler, Vice Chair, State Fair Community College (elected 2017; term through 2020)
Kathryn Neff, Member at Large, Mineral Area college (appointed 2018; term through 2018)
Dr. Kim Harvey/Dr. Caron Daughertry, Member at Large, Jefferson College

Classified Staff Department Officers

Wendy Brown, Chair, St. Charles Community College (elected 2016; term through 2019)
Cheryl Fowler, Chair-Elect, St. Louis Community College (elected 2017; term through 2020)

Faculty Department Officers

Angelic Cole, Chair, St. Louis Community College (elected 2015; term through 2018)
Melissa Wittmer, Chair-Elect, Ozarks Technical Community College (elected 2016; term through 2019)
Gerald Myers, Vice Chair, St. Louis Community College (elected 2017; term through 2020)
Nicole Sifford, Member at Large, Three Rivers college (appointed 2018; term through 2018)

Trustee Department Officers
Jennifer Kennally
, Chair, Ozarks Technical Community College (appointed 2015; term through 2018)
Ann Hartley, Chair-Elect, East Central College (elected 2016; term through 2019)
Don Dalrymple, Vice Chair, North Central Missouri College (elected 2017; term through 2020)

Retired Department Representative
Gary Steffes, Moberly Area Community College (appointed 2018; term through 2018) 

Presidents/Chancellors Council Representative
Michael Banks, Metropolitan Community College – Blue River(appointed 2017; term through 2017)