Lansing Community College

Presidential Search Update

By Benita Duncan

At the January 27, 2020 Board of Trustees meeting the Chair of the Board announced the members, who represent the college’s stakeholders, who will serve on the Presidential Screening Committee.  

The fifteen member committee that will assist the Board with the screening of Presidential candidates are: 

  • Robert Proctor, LCC Board of Trustees, Screening Committee Chair
  • Ryan Buck, LCC Board of Trustees
  • Angela Mathews, LCC Board of Trustees
  • Jane Aldrich, 2016 LCC Distinguished Alumna, past anchor at WLNS-TV
  • Tonya Bailey, Chief Diversity Officer
  • Edee Copeland, CEO of Capital Area Michigan Works! (CAMW!)
  • Dawn Cousino, Director of Communication, Media & Arts, President of LCC’s Administrative Association (AFT)
  • Michelle Curtain, Associate Professor of Nursing, President of the Academic Senate
  • Tim Daman, President and CEO of Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Kelly King, Mid-Michigan Executive Director for the American Red Cross
  • Guillermo Lopez, Trustee of Lansing School District
  • Jason Mellema, Superintendent of Ingham Intermediate School District
  • Eva Menefee, Lead Faculty Advisor in the Center for Academic and Career Pathways, President of the Michigan Association for Higher Education (MAHE) at LCC
  • Dakeyia Scott, LCC student, Chair of Student Leadership Coalition, Member of Phi Theta Kappa, member of the LUCERO program and member of the TRIO program
  • Sam Sinicropi, Interim Superintendent for the Lansing School District 

The screening committee is tasked with ensuring a nationwide search to identify the most outstanding candidates available and providing a shortlist of recommendations for board consideration of not less than three to no more than five candidates 

The Board will next meet 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, in the Administration Building Boardroom. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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