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Our Advisory Committees provide 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.

Healthcare Advisory Committee 

Nan Borchardt, RD, LD, CDE
NutritionWerks Inc.   
President
 
Katherine Ensign, MS, ACHA
Villa St. Joseph           
Administrator
 
Saeed Jalilpoor, RT
Johnson County Community College
Instructor, Health & Human Services
 
Karen LaMartina, RN
Johnson County Community College
Director, Nursing
 
John McNally, RN
Johnson County Community College
JCCC Nursing Instructor
 
Sonya Midyett, RN
Shawnee Mission Medical Center     
Professional Development and Education Specialist, Lead Nurse Planner, Student Liaison
 
Amy Nichols, DPT
Olathe Medical Center          
Physical Therapist
 
Novella Perrin, PhD
University of Central Missouri           
Retired Sociology Professor
 
Shari Tedford, RN
Johnson County Department of Health and Environment    
Workforce Development Coordinator
 
Judy Zinn, ACSW
Plaza Performance Group     
Social Worker

Pharmacy Technician Advisory Committee

Jim Backes, Pharm.D.
KUMC 
Faculty, School of Pharmacy
 
Lance Deines, Pharm.D.
Advent Health Shawnee Mission       
Operations Manager
 
Qadir Fazli, CPh.T
Johnson County Community College
Director of Pharmacy Tech Program
 
Harold Godwin, M.S., FASHP, FAPhA
KUMC 
Professor, Chair of Pharmacy Practice;
Associate Dean of Pharmacy for Medical Center Affairs Pharmacy School
 
Michael Halliwell, R.Ph.
Balls Food Stores       
Director of Pharmacy and Whole Health
 
Jeffery D. Little, Pharm.D.
Saint Luke's Health System    
Director of Pharmacy
 
Jason Palikij, CPh.T
Johnson County Community College
CE Instructor
 
Terry L. Rehder, Pharm.D.
Johnson County Community College
CE Instructor
 
Janelle Ruisinger, Pharm.D.
University of Kansas Medical Center 
Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy
 
Phil Schneider, Pharm.D.
Olathe Medical Center          
Director of Pharmacy