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Our non-traditional occupations advisory committee provides expert advice on a variety of issues to ensure that students earning degrees or certificates from JCCC are prepared to enter the workforce and become immediately productive.

Sarah Beren
Blue Valley USD 229  
Liaison to JCCC for Career Ready Programs

Jodi Dietz
Johnson County Community College
Coordinator- CoLab

Deb Elder
Johnson County Community College
Assistant Dean, Computer Science & Information Technology

Ryan Flurry
Shawnee Mission USD 512
Principal, Career Education Campuses/Coordinator, Career & Technical Education

Clay Frigon
Spring Hill High School, USD 230
CTE Coordinator

Barbara Gonzales
Instructional Resource Center
CTE Program Coordinator

Heather Hale
Johnson County Community College
Automotive Technology Adjunct Faculty

Darlene Hatcher
Johnson County Community College
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Laura Knight
Johnson County Community College
Administrative Assistant, Career Pathways

Mindi Leftwich
Johnson County Community College
Assistant Professor Computing Sciences

David Luoma
Johnson County Community College
Associate Professor Nursing

Shelia Mauppin, Ed.D.
Johnson County Community College
Dean, Career & Technical Education Transitions

Martha McCabe
KC STEM Alliance
Manager for STEM Initiatives

Amy Nail
Olathe USD 233
Career Pathways Facilitator

Casey Petty
Blue Valley USD 229
CTE Curriculum Coordinator

Ventura Rangel
KC Women in Technology
Operations Director

Amy Sellers
Johnson County Community College
Program Director, Early College Partnerships & Outreach

Dianne Smethers
Johnson County Community College
Program Director, Career and Technical Education Transitions

Mark Turrentine
Olathe USD 233
Career Pathways Facilitator

Sandra Warner
Johnson County Community College
Executive Director, Business Continuity & Risk Management/Needs Facilitator, Girls Who Code

Leslie Washington
Johnson County Community College
Internship and Employer Relations Coordinator – Career & Transfer Services

Perla Weaver
Johnson County Community College
Associate Professor Computer Sciences

Adam Wessel
Blue Valley USD 229
Director, Career-Ready Programs