LEWIS-CLARK SEARCH COMMITTEE MEMBERS ANNOUNCED
(Lewiston). A mix of eleven Idahoans with varied backgrounds will make up the Lewis-Clark State College Presidential Search Committee.
Chairman Don Soltman of Rathdrum announced the following members of the committee:
- Paul Agidius, State Board of Education, Immediate Past President
- A.L. “Butch” Alford, Retired media executive, Director LCSC Foundation, former SBOE member
- Dawn Byers, Chair, LCSC Professional Staff Organization
- Dr. Cyndie Hammond, Campus Director, LCSC Coeur d’Alene
- Dr. Andy Hanson, Dean of Student Services, Lewis-Clark State College
- Patty Leonard, Immediate Past President LCSC Classified Staff Organization
- Dr. Joni Mina, Immediate Past Chair, LCSC Faculty Senate
- Andy Ridinger, Media Relations Professional/Student Government Associate Justice
- Don Soltman, Secretary State Board of Education
- Joe Stegner, Senator, District 7, Idaho State Senate, Director LCSC Foundation
- Mike Thomason, Regional Business Manager, Avista Corporation, Director LCSC Foundation
“This is a very strong group of people, all of whom have a very real perspective on LC’s unique role and impact to the community, the area and the state,” said Chairman Don Soltman.
The committee will meet to review a job description, resumes and ultimately offer a list of suggested finalists to the State Board for the position of president of the Lewis-Clark State College. Soltman added, “I believe we will find the best person for this position. LC is one of the real great places to work and learn. It’s a great community.”
No defined time frame has been set for the committee to deliver a list of suggested finalists to the Board but Soltman said he expects the work to take several months to possibly a year.
The position became available after Dr. Dene K. Thomas accepted a similar position with Ft. Lewis College in Durango Colorado. The Board named Dr. Tony Fernandez, VP/Provost, Interim President on May 24, 201. Dr. Fernandez has indicated he intends to apply for the permanent position.
To learn more about Lewis-Clark State College, please visit. www.lcsc.edu.