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Adjunct - Instructor of Hosptality & Tourism

Division/Department: Culinary Arts, Nutrition, and Hospitality & Tourism, Hospitality & Tourism Mgt (see Culinary), Technology & Aviation Division
Classes Taught at GCC
  • HTM 115- Introduction to Hospitality 
  • HTM 203- Catering & Banquet Services 
  • HTM 207- Dining Room Services 
  • HTM 205- Event & Meeting Management
  • B.A. in Communication Arts & Public Relations from Wartburg College in Iowa 
  • Masters in Hospitality Administration from the University of Nevada Las Vegas 
Leadership Experience
  • Currently on the Council of Past Presidents for the Meeting Professionals International Southern
  • California Chapter Board of Directors, having held the position of President in 2012/2013 term. 
Service or Volunteer Experience
  • Volunteer at the local chapter of Meeting Professionals International 
  • Conduct volunteer work as a Whale Watch Naturalist for the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium 
  • Whale Census Volunteer for the American Cetacean Society. 
Industry Experience
  • Over 19 years in the hospitality industry I enjoy bringing my knowledge and education to GCC to share with future hospitality leaders! 
Professional Certifications
  • Received CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) Certificate in 2001 
Awards & Honors
  • Received an MPI Women's Foundation Scholarship in 2007 
  • Received the Award for Best Professional Paper from the UNLV William F. Harrah Hotel College in 2008 
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