Office of the President

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"Equity is at the center of our strategic plan. We believe in giving every student an equal chance to succeed, regardless of their background or circumstances."
MHCC President Lisa Skari

Office of the President and Leadership Team 

At MHCC, equity is at the center of our strategic plan, which means we believe in giving every student an equal chance to succeed, regardless of their background or circumstances. We are committed to breaking down barriers and ensuring that everyone can pursue higher education. 

One of the most significant aspects of MHCC is that it provides an affordable way for many community members to break generational cycles of poverty. We believe that education is a powerful tool that can transform lives. When our students graduate, they are not only equipped with knowledge and skills but also with the confidence to create a better future for themselves and their families. 

My leadership team and I are dedicated to making this dream a reality. We work tirelessly to improve our programs, offer more scholarships, and create a supportive environment for all our students. We are constantly seeking innovative ways to ensure that MHCC remains a place of opportunity and growth for our community. 

Together, we can build a brighter future for our community, one where education is accessible to all and where the cycle of poverty is broken. Thank you for being a part of the MHCC family, and let's continue striving for excellence together! 

Dr. Lisa Skari (she/her)
MHCC President

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President’s Cabinet 

Meet the President's Cabinet! This group represents the senior administration, which meets with Dr. Skari on a weekly basis to help steer the direction of the college.  

Charles George

Associate VP Facilities, Public Safety, Risk, EHS

Jennifer DeMent

VP Finance and Administration

Terry Rogers

Associate VP Human Resources

John Hamblin

VP Student Development

Stephanie Serrano

Executive Assistant to the President

Al Sigala

VP College Advancement, Foundation Executive Director

Megan Nugent

Associate VP Brand, Marketing, and Communications

Linda Vigesaa

Associate VP and CIO Information Technology

Sergey Shepelov

Associate VP Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness

Traci Simmons

Associate VP of DEI

Betsy Julian

Interim VP of Instruction