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Dean J. Gould
Chief of Staff and Special Counsel - Board of Regents
Nevada System of Higher Education
E-mail: dean_gould@
nshe.nevada.edu

Phone: (702) 889-8426 - Las Vegas
Phone: (775) 784-4958 - Reno

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GBC Presidential Search 2017

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The Nevada Board of Regents has begun the search for a new President of Great Basin College. GBC, an innovator in distance education technologies, provides higher education to nearly all of rural Nevada (86,500 square miles). GBC's main campus is located in Elko, Nevada, with centers located in Pahrump, Winnemucca, Ely, and Battle Mountain, Nevada.

Presidential searches in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) are conducted by a search committee consisting of regents and advisory members. Agendas for meetings of the Regents' Search Committee are posted on the Board of Regents' website.

GBC President’s Search Committee

Regents

  • Mr. Sam Lieberman, Chair
  • Dr. Andrea Anderson
  • Mrs. Carol Del Carlo
  • Dr. Jason Geddes
  • Mrs. Cathy McAdoo
  • Ms. Allison Stephens

Advisory Members

  • Mr. Gerald Ackerman, Community Member
  • Mr. Cristian Apolinar, Student Representative
  • Ms. Pam Borda, Community Member
  • Ms. Lisa Campbell, Administrator
  • Ms. Mary Doucette, Faculty
  • Dr. Jonathan Foster, Faculty
  • Hon. Chris Johnson, Community Member
  • Mr. Matt McCarty, Alumnus/IAC Chair
  • Ms. Katie McConnell, Community Member
  • Mr. Kevin Melcher, Community Member
  • Mr. Bret Murphy, Faculty
  • Ms. Katie Neddenriep, Community Member
  • Mr. Rick Palagi, Community Member
  • Ms. Michelle Phay, Classified Council
  • Mr. Ben Reed, Community Member
  • Mr. Dave Roden, Community Member
  • Ms. Sonja Sibert, Affirmative Action Officer (ex-officio)
  • Dr. Laura Walsh, Faculty
  • Mr. Norm Whittaker, Faculty
  • Mr. Tim Wichersham, Community Member
  • Mr. Jim Winer, Community Member
  • Ms. Mardell Wilkins, Administrator
  • Mr. Jeff Zander, Community Member

Additional Information

Timeline

NOW – April 2, 2017: Advertising and Recruitment Efforts. April 2 is the soft deadline for receipt of all requested application materials of interested persons. To be guaranteed full consideration, applications should be received by this date. The search firm is involved in the ongoing evaluation of the backgrounds of those who express an interest in the position.

April 24 and 25: Candidates visit Great Basin College (GBC) and participate in a variety of activities, meet with constituent groups on campus including internal and external stakeholder groups and public forums. The Board of Regents' ad hoc GBC President Search Committee and the advisory members will meet on April 26 to interview the selected final candidates and possibly make a recommendation to the full Board of Regents. Nevada's Open Meeting Law applies to some of the meetings on Campus and to the President Search Committee meeting.

April 26: The Board of Regents' ad hoc GBC President Search Committee and the advisory members will meet for Final Candidate Interviews on Campus....to interview the selected final candidates. Nevada's Open Meeting Law applies to some of the meetings on Campus and to the President Search Committee meeting.

April 27: The Special Board of Regents' Meeting to confirm the new GBC president will be held in Elko on Thursday, April 27th at 9:00 a.m. in HTC 120 with IAV connections to Las Vegas and Reno.

Start Date of New President: July 1, 2017

Public Forums

Monday, April 24, 2017

Barbara Buchanan:

6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Public Forum
Health Sciences 107
(Interactive Video: BM Comp Lab, Ely 118, Pahrump PVC 115, Winn 123)

Joyce Helens:

6:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Public Forum
Health Sciences 107
(Interactive Video: BM Comp Lab, Pahrump PVC 113)

George McNulty:

7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Public Forum
Health Sciences 107
(Interactive Video: BM Comp Lab, Ely 112, Pahrump PVC 119)

Candidate Visits

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Barbara Buchanan:

7:45 a.m.
Meet Campus Host in Berg Hall Foyer
Campus host is: Adrianna Mendez

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Meeting with President Curtis
Berg Hall 155

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Tour of Campus with: Lynne Owens

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Faculty & Staff Forum
In Greenhaw Technical Arts 130
(Interactive Video: BM 2, Ely 118, Pahrump PVC 120, Winn 110)

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Lunch at Sweet Barrel, Leonard Center

Noon – 12:45 p.m.
Meeting with Lynn Mahlberg, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, her office in Berg Hall

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Student Forum the Leonard Center for Student Life, Room 122 (Interactive Video: BM 4, Ely 114, Pahrump PVC 120, Winn 124)

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Meeting with Chancellor John White Berg Hall Presidents Conference Room

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Institutional Advisory Council and Foundation Trustees Forum High Tech Center 121 (Interactive Video: BM 3, Ely 118, Pahrump PVC 115, Wells-GBC, Wendover-GBC HS T2, Winn 123)

Joyce Helens:

7:45 a.m.
Meet Campus Host at the Clock Tower
Campus host is: Janie Moore

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Faculty & Staff Forum
In Greenhaw Technical Arts 130
(Interactive Video: BM 2, Ely 118, Pahrump PVC 120, Winn 123)

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Meeting with President Curtis
Berg Hall 155

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Tour of Campus with: Lynn Owens

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Meeting with Lynn Mahlberg, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, her office in Berg Hall

Noon – 12:45 p.m.
Lunch Sweet Barrel, Leonard Center

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Meeting with Chancellor John White Berg Hall Presidents Conference Room

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Institutional Advisory Council and Foundation Trustees Forum High Tech Center 121 (Interactive Video: BM 3, Ely 118, Pahrump PVC 115, Wells-GBC, Wendover-GBC HS T2, Winn 123)

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Student Forum the Leonard Center for Student Life, Room 122 (Interactive Video: BM 4, Ely 114, Pahrump PVC 119, Winn 124)

George McNulty:

7:45 a.m.
Meet Campus Host in Leonard Center for Campus Life
Campus host is: Angie DeBraga

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Tour of Campus with: Tammi Cavender

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Faculty & Staff Forum
In Greenhaw Technical Arts 130
(Interactive Video: BM 2, Ely 118, Pahrump PVC 118, Winn 110)

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Meeting with President Curtis
Berg Hall 155

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Lunch DCIT 201

Noon – 12:45 p.m.
Meeting with Chancellor John White, Berg Hall, Presidents Conference Room

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Institutional Advisory Council and Foundation Trustees Forum High Tech Center 121 (Interactive Video: BM 3, Ely 118, Pahrump PVC 115, Wells – GBC, Wendover GBC HS T2, Winn 123)

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Student Forum the Leonard Center for Student Life, Room 122 (Interactive Video: BM 4, Ely 114, Pahrump PVC 119, Winn 124)

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Meeting with Lynn Mahlberg, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, her office in Berg Hall

EEO/AA Statement

Great Basin College, a member of the Nevada System of Higher Education, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity educational institution. It is guided by the principle that equal opportunity means more than equal employment opportunity, and that access to facilities and services shall be available to all people regardless of their race, age, religion, color, gender, including pregnancy related conditions, sexual orientation, disability, whether actual or perceived by others and including service related disabilities, national origin, military status or military obligation, gender identity or expression or genetic information. This principle is applicable to every member of the GBC/NSHE community, both students and employed personnel at every level, and to all facilities and services. GBC employs United States citizens and persons lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Nevada Open Meeting Law

All Board meetings are open to the public and, according to the Nevada Open Meeting Law, must have posted agendas at least three business days prior to the meeting.

Search Consultant for Receiving Nominations

Marti J. Cizek
President, Cizek Associates
2415 East Camelback Road, Suite 700
Phoenix, AZ 85016
E-mail: gbc@cizekassociates.com
Phone: (602) 553-1066
Fax: (602) 553-1166

Search Liaison

Sonja Sibert
Vice President for Business Affairs
Phone: (775) 753-2181
E-mail: sonja.sibert@gbcnv.edu

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries or additional information regarding the Regents' presidential search process, you may contact:

Dean J. Gould
Chief of Staff and Special Counsel - Board of Regents
Nevada System of Higher Education
E-mail: dean_gould@nshe.nevada.edu
Phone: (702) 889-8426 - Las Vegas
Phone: (775) 784-4958 - Reno

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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