• Mentoring
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Policies
  • Faculty Capacity Building / Sharing
  • Promotion & Tenure
  • Scholarship, Research and Clinical Services
  • Quality Improvement

Professional Development Council

Purpose

The purpose of the professional development council is to ensure the ongoing education and advancement of faculty .

The Professional Development Council meets the 3rd Monday of each month, 1pm - 4pm.

Council Representatives

  • Judy Bezanson - Telecommuter, Associate Professor
    Chair (2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018)
  • Jana Cookman - Non-Traditional, Telecommuter, Professor (2016-2017, 2017-2018)
  • Pat Francis-Johnson - Traditional, Lubbock, Assistant Professor
    Parliamentarian, Coordinating Council Representative (2015-2016, 2016-2017)
  • Erin Gibson - Traditional, Lubbock, Instructor (2016-2017, 2017-2018)
  • Lori Hammond - Non-Traditional, Permian Basin, Assistant Professor
    Secretary (2016-2017, 2017-2018)
  • Emily Merrill - Department Chair (2016-2017, 2017-2018)
  • Pearl Merritt - Regional Dean (2016-2017, 2017-2018)
  • Jeff Watson - Graduate, Lubbock, Assistant Professor
    Chair-Elect (2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020)
  • Kathryn Whitcomb - Traditional, Regional, Assistant Professor
    Coordinating Council Representative (2015-2016, 2016-2017)
  • Alyce Ashcraft - Associate Dean of Research
    Administrative Representative (Permanent)
  • Lori Franco - Sr. Director of Faculty Support and Governance Processes
    Administrative Representative (Permanent)
  • Linda McMurry, DNP, RN, NEA-BC - Associate Professor and Executive Director, Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center, Associate Dean for Clinical Services and Community Engagement, CH Foundation Regents Professor in Rural Health Disparities (Permanent)