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Johnson County Community College full-time faculty may join the Faculty Association, which represents the interests of faculty in negotiating salaries and benefits with the college administration and the Board of Trustees. The FA also represents the faculty in other capacities, such as providing political advocacy at the local, state and national levels.


The Johnson County Community College Faculty Association is a member of the Kansas NEA and NEA. It was chartered in 1979 and has represented the individual and collective interests of its members for over 30 years. JCCCFA/KNEA/NEA is also the exclusive bargaining agent under the Kansas Professional Negotiations Act

Membership in the FA/KNEA provides members with a number of benefits, including a $1,000,000 insurance coverage for attorney assistance with liability-related issues.

Officers of the JCCCFA are elected annually.

The officers for 2020-21 are::

James Leiker, President
Professor of History
Email James Leiker

Diane Davis, Vice-President
Professor of English
Email Diane Davis

Brett Cooper, Recorder
Associate Professor, Math Resource Center
Email Brett Cooper

Eve Blobaum, Treasurer
Professor of Sociology
Email Eve Blobaum

Brian Wright, UniServ Representative
Professor of Political Science
Email Brian Wright

Melanie Harvey, Past President
Professor of Chemistry
Email Melanie Harvey

The FA office is in GEB 237.

For more information, visit the JCCC Faculty Association blog.

Faculty Association Blog