Faculty Association Political Action Committee (FACPAC)
LINDA THOR –
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TOM NERINI –After attending classes in the Maricopa Community College system, Tom achieved a BA in Psychology at Northern Arizona University followed by an MA in Educational Counseling, and then went on to achieve an EdD in Educational Leadership at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia. Tom worked extensively in K-12 and higher education across the US and Canada until he returned to Phoenix where he has served the past 10 years as an Instructional Leader and Counselor in the Phoenix Union High School District. Tom’s K-20 experience as a teacher, teaching professor, and administrator has given him unique insight into the needs of a large Community College system like ours.
JACQUELINE SMITH –
Jacqueline is a higher education professional and advocate who currently serves as Vice President at the ASU Foundation for a New American University. She is a collaborative, future-forward problem solver who is wholeheartedly committed to access to higher education and student success. She appreciates the depth and breadth of the Maricopa Community Colleges' offerings from workforce development to dual enrollment to community enrichment and more. She benefited from a Fast Start program that enabled her to experience community college courses while in high school in NJ. She earned her bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Economics and law degree from Georgetown University.
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