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Board of Governors Recognition

PCC Board of Governors

The Board of Governors is pleased to recognize the following faculty, staff and students for their professional growth and achievements.  Your talent and dedication enrich our community! 

Employees

Kevin Milton: Received the 2014 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award

MaryAnn Phininzy: Received the Arizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism Award from AmeriCorps

Consuelo Carrillo: Received the Arizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism Award from AmeriCorps

Jim Lipson: Completed the Leadership Excellence Academies, a two-year intensive training program for adult education program managers, that leads to a nationally recognized certification as a Certified Manager of Program Improvement (CMPI)

Chelsea James: Completed the Leadership Excellence Academies, a two-year intensive training program for adult education program managers, that leads to a nationally recognized certification as a Certified Manager of Program Improvement (CMPI)

Amy Cramer: Received the Cengage Learning award, the Economic Educators Best in Class award and the National Economics Teaching Association award

Dianna Repp: Elected to the board of the Funeral Consumers Alliance National Conference of Southern Arizona. Serves as secretary of that board.

Leslie Taylor: Received a full grant from the German-American Fulbright Commission and the German Academic Exchange Service in order to take part in the Fulbright Summer Academy in Leipzig for U.S.-American Faculty in German

Mary Beth Ginter: Elected to sit on the Arizona State University School of Social Work Tucson Advisory Board 2013-2014 and continuing through the 2015-2016 academic year

Pedro Flores Gallardo: Received a Commendable Award from the American Chemical Society Committee on Education

Lonnie Burke: Received a Commendable Award from the American Chemical Society Committee on Education

Nancee Sorenson: Received the Community Service Award, presented by the League of United Latin American Citizens, and was elected President of the MHC Health Care Board

Mano Sotelo: Featured in the August/September 2014 issue (issue 98) of International Artist Magazine. His painting “Bronc Buster” was one of 10 painting and drawing finalists selected and featured in the magazine’s most recent “People and Figures” worldwide competition. Mr. Sotelo also placed second in Jerry’s Artarama – National Self-Portrait Contest.

Darla Zirbes: Recognized by the Marana Chamber of Commerce for her role as Chair of its Education Committee

Neil Williams: Received the Mail Manager of the Year award and was elected to the Board of the Association of Rocky Mountain College and University Mail Services

Jan Posz: Awarded the 2014 Buyer of the Year Award by the Copper Chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing

Students

Jeanette Alcaraz: Recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Ana Robles de Monge: Recipient of the AmeriCorps Arizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism Award and selected to be one of two student speakers for PCC's HSE Graduation Ceremony

Javier Rodriguez: Selected to be one of two student speakers for PCC's HSE Graduation Ceremony

Bryan Ferreira: One of four Student Leaders and Participants selected to represent the College at the 105th Arizona Town Hall

Community Members

David Perry: Played a key role in promoting Pima Community College within the community and supporting Teaching and Learning at the Northwest Campus

Geraldine Espinoza: Received the Arizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism Award and the AmeriCorps Alums National Leadership Award

Blasita Aguilar: Received the Arizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism Award from AmeriCorps

Cynthia Brewer: Received the Arizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism Award from AmeriCorps

Alma Hernandez: Received the Arizona Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism Award from AmeriCorps