Master of Music, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1991
Additional graduate work in music education and higher education administration at The University of Kansas.
Bachelor of Music Education, Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR, Summa Cum Laude, 1980
Treasurer, American Association for Employment in Education (AAEE), 2008-2011
Director of Professional Development and Programs, AAEE, 2007-2008
Four-Year College Representative, Board of Directors, Kansas Association of Colleges and Employers (KACE)
Chair, ByLaws Committee, KACE, 2003-2005
Many university (both WU and KU) and association committees
Judge for many campus activities such as Homecoming, Who’s Who, and student organization and Greek awards
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
Kansas Association of Colleges and Employers (KACE)
American Association for Employment in Education (AAEE)
National Career Development Association (NCDA)
Director of Career Services at Washburn University since 2006. Previously served as Assistant Director of University Career Center at The University of Kansas, 2000-2006 and as Graduate Career Advisor at KU, 1991-1995.
Previous experience includes 13 years as a school music teacher and band director in the public schools of Arkansas and Kansas and serving as a music adjudicator for regional and state festivals in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Utah.
Priscilla A. Scotlan Award for Distinguished Service, American Association for Employment in Education, 2011
Brad Barackman Bridge Award, Kansas Association of Colleges and Employers (KACE), 2010
KU-NASPA Award for Outstanding New Student Affairs Professional, The University of Kansas, 2001-2002