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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.   
Katherine Ensign, MS, ACHA
Villa St. Joseph           
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.
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
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