The president’s team consists of the president; vice presidents; executive director of planning, research, and organizational development; executive director of public relations and marketing; the director of development/executive director of the HCC Educational Foundation; and the president’s chief of staff. The team manages the operations of the college and receives recommendations from the functional units, the strategic action council, and college council.
Lynn Coleman, Vice President of Administration and Finance
Ms. Coleman is responsible for building, safeguarding, and guiding the college’s physical and financial, infrastructure. Under her leadership, the administration and finance area consists of finance, facilities, public safety, capital projects, insurance, bookstore, food service, and sustainability initiatives. Ms. Coleman's Bio.
Melissa Curtis, Vice President of Student Success
Dr. Curtis is Howard Community College's chief student affairs officer and is responsible for working collaboratively with all areas of the college to create a campus culture that promotes student success, provides a safe and welcoming campus environment for a diverse student body, and ensures the quality of the educational experience. Dr. Curtis provides vision and direction in planning, organizing, and leading enrollment services and student development to fulfill the college's mission and achieve college goals and objectives in support of student learning both inside and outside of the classroom. Dr. Curtis's Bio
Carl S. Moore, Vice President of Teaching and Learning
Dr. Moore is Howard Community College’s chief academic officer and is responsible for providing vision and direction in planning, organizing, and leading academic programs and services to fulfill the college mission and achieve college goals and objectives in support of student learning both inside and outside of the classroom. Dr. Moore works collaboratively with all areas of the college to create a campus culture that promotes student success, provides a safe and welcoming campus environment for a diverse student body, and ensures the quality of the educational experience. Dr. Moore provides leadership, management, and supervision of academic divisions, curriculum and instructional services, and academic engagement. Dr. Moore's Bio
Joe Whalen, Vice President for Talent, Inclusion and Workplace Culture/Chief Human Resources Officer
Mr. Whalen is the chief human resources officer, providing leadership, management, and supervision in the human resources division, so Howard Community College faculty and staff can thrive and succeed in their service to the college. Mr. Whalen's Bio
Minah Woo, Vice President of Workforce, Innovation, and Strategic Partnerships
Ms. Woo is responsible for providing vision, strategic guidance, and innovative solutions for workforce development initiatives including short-term certification/licensure programs and apprenticeships. She is also responsible for community development initiatives including personal enrichment, senior programming, adults with special needs, youth programs, and languages and culture initiatives including world languages, English as a Second Language, and adult basic skills/ high school diploma programs. Ms. Woo's Bio.
Linda Wu, Vice President of Information Technology
Ms. Wu is responsible for Howard Community College’s technological vision, providing direction to the college’s information technology areas. She collaboratively develops the strategic planning, implementation, and maintenance of the technology environment, ensuring that it aligns with the college’s initiatives. Ms. Wu provides leadership to and is responsible for the success of administrative information systems, which includes web services; information security which includes cybersecurity; student computer support which includes audio visual services; user and network services which includes the Technology Service Center and the print shop. Ms. Wu's Bio.
Elizabeth Homan, Executive Director of Public Relations and Marketing
Ms. Homan leads HCC’s efforts in strategic communications, public relations, and marketing, which include the oversight of social media, creative services, photography, website, and television and radio stations. In addition, she strengthens government relations outreach by serving as a liaison to legislators at both the state and county levels. She also co-chairs the enrollment management committee. Ms. Homan's Bio.
Zoe Irvin, Executive Director Planning, Research, and Organizational Development
Ms. Irvin serves as the college’s accreditation liaison officer, monitors the achievement of the institutional effectiveness plan, and is responsible for providing research design, and planning services, as well as the development and implementation of best practices at Howard Community College. She also leads the college’s strategic action committee. Ms. Irvin's Bio.
Missy Mattey, Executive Director of HCC Educational Foundation
Ms. Mattey is responsible for the administration and operations of the Howard Community College Educational Foundation, Inc., the college’s nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. This includes developing and implementing comprehensive fundraising programs and other revenue-generating activities. In addition to the HCC Educational Foundation, she also oversees resource development, grants, special events, and alumni. Ms. Mattey's Bio.
Cheryl Cudzilo, Chief of Staff
Cheryl Cudzilo supports both the president and the board of trustees at HCC, serving as the board liaison to the college and as a member of the president's core team. Additionally, she works with college faculty and staff on issues originating from both the board and the president. Ms. Cudzilo's Bio.