TCC Announces President’s Leadership Institute 2022-23 Cohort

August 23, 2022

Tallahassee Community College is pleased to announce the selection of the 2022-12 President’s Leadership Institute (PLI) cohortParticipants were selected from a wide range of high-achieving applicants across campus and departments. 

The 2022-23 cohort members are:

  • Andrea Arce-Trigatti, Director, Assessment and Accreditation, Office of Institutional Research
  • Amy Bentley, Faculty, Business, BIT Division
  • Amanda Clements, Director, Strategic Communications, Office of Communications
  • Tamares Cockfield, Career and Academic Advisor, Student Services
  • Eileen Durant, Faculty and Program Chair, Respiratory Care/Healthcare Programs, Ghazvini Center
  • Dustin Frost, Director, Auxiliary Services, Administrative Services
  • Christen Givens, Director, Recruiting and Admissions, Admissions and Records
  • Alexis Howard, Project Specialist, Wakulla Environmental Institute
  • Jessica Jones, Faculty, Computer Technology, BIT Division  
  • Michael Papagikos, Manager, Human Resources
  • Kristopher Reeves, Computer Specialist, Information Technology
  • Melissa Scalzi, Faculty, College Success, Behavioral & Social Sciences Division
  • Steven Solomon, Director, Grants, TCC Foundation
  • Vijay Subramanian, Faculty, Math, Science and Mathematics Division

The President's Leadership Institute (PLI) is a one‐year professional development experience designed to build collaborative skills, offer greater insight into the College’s operations, services, and programs, and influence the next generation of leaders to serve TCC students, the greater Tallahassee community, and the vision of education nationwide. Participants will focus on building their collaborative and leadership skills, as well as concentrate on defining their leadership strengths and values as they align with TCC’s mission to discover new opportunities and inventive ways to serve students through a lens of intrapreneurship. Seven full‐day sessions including an end-of-year retreat will be provided by TCC leadership along with national, statewide, and local community leaders. The year-long agenda will also include an opportunity to take part in a Day at the Capitol and legislative sessions at the Capitol Building in the spring.