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Leadership Tech Cohort Five Assembles for Orientation

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Members of Leadership Tech cohort five at Arkansas Tech University participated in a virtual orientation session on Friday, Feb. 19.

Leadership Tech cohort five began its journey on Friday, Feb. 19, with a virtual orientation session.

Dr. Robin E. Bowen, Arkansas Tech University president, and Dr. Mary B. Gunter, chief of staff in the ATU Office of the President and chair of the Leadership Tech governing council, welcomed 28 ATU faculty and staff to the program.

The mission of Leadership Tech is “to develop and enhance the leadership knowledge, skills and abilities of all individuals as well as the collective leadership capacity of the university in order to achieve unparalleled excellence in serving our students, community supporters and institutional family.”

Members of Leadership Tech cohort five will participate in a two-year program beginning in fall 2021 that will provide them with an opportunity to develop their leadership acumen and learn more about various elements of the university during year one and engage in a collaborative project to benefit Arkansas Tech during year two.

Learn more about Leadership Tech at www.atu.edu/leadershiptech.

The members of Leadership Tech cohort five are:

• Dr. Doug Barron, assistant professor of biology, College of Natural and Health Sciences
• Dr. Rebecca Callaway, professor of curriculum and instruction, College of Education
• Dr. Jeffrey Cass, dean and professor of English, College of Arts and Humanities
• Lisa Clark, director of online partnerships and military outreach, College of eTech
• Brandi Collins, licensing, brand and editorial manager, Division of Enrollment Management
• Drew Dickey, assistant director of facilities management, Division of Administration and Finance
• Laury Fiorello, chief fiscal officer, ATU-Ozark Campus, and budget and financial reporting director, Division of Administration and Finance
• Bryan Fisher, associate vice president, Division of Advancement
• Dr. Delton Gordon, associate dean for residence life, Division of Student Affairs
• Dr. Sarah Gordon, associate professor of educational leadership, interim head of Center for Leadership and Learning and interim head of Department of Student Affairs Administration, College of Education
• Dr. Amber Harrington, assistant professor of physics, College of Natural and Health Sciences
• Dr. Shelia Jacobs, chief academic officer, ATU-Ozark Campus
• Dr. Laura Jobe, associate professor of nursing, College of Natural and Health Sciences
• Nathan Kraft, banner systems analyst, Division of Administration and Finance
• Chelsea Lairamore, interim assistant dean for campus life, Division of Student Affairs
• Meredith Lawson, associate director of recruitment, Division of Enrollment Management
• Dr. Jeanine Myers, head and associate professor of mathematics, College of Natural and Health Sciences, and interim assistant vice president for student success, Division of Academic Affairs
• Dr. Keegan Nichols, vice president, Division of Student Affairs
• Dr. Ekong Peters, assistant professor of emergency management, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
• Dr. Bryan Rank, assistant professor of agricultural education, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
• Mike Rivas, assistant director for international admissions, Division of Enrollment Management
• Jennifer Saxton, senior instructor of professional studies, College of eTech
• Lyndsay Simpson, administrative assistant, Department of Emergency Management
• Dr. David Smith, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction, College of Education
• Dr. Jamie Stacy, associate professor of emergency management, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
• Dr. Robert Stevens, assistant professor of rehabilitation science, College of Arts and Humanities
• Sherry Tinerella, associate librarian, Division of Academic Affairs
• Craig Witcher, counselor, Division of Student Affairs