President's Staff

  • PRESIDENT

    Dr. George C. Knox
    georgek@labette.edu

    P: (620) 421-6700 ext. 1223
    F: (620) 421-0921
    B.S., Criminal Justice (1981)
    M.S., Criminal Justice Administration (1982)
             (Awarded the Distinguished Academic Achievement Award)
    Doctor of Education, Curriculum and Instruction (1993)
            Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    Affiliations:
    Past President Parsons Chamber of Commerce; Member of the Parsons Chapter of Rotary International; Leadership Parsons; American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) – Member Rural Community College Roundtable; Past Chair, Southeast Kansas Higher Education Consortium (SYSTEM); President-Elect Council of North Central Two Year Colleges; Past President, Jayhawk Athletic Conference; Presidential Representative to the National Junior College Athletic Association (Executive Board); Past Chair Council of Presidents (COP); Past Chair, System Council of Presidents (SCOPS; Past Chair Kansas Campus Compact; Past President, Parsons Habitat for Humanity; Member of Great Plains Redevelopment Authority; Member of Parsons Economic Development Strategy Plan Advisory Board
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT
    AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    Megan Fugate meganf@labette.edu
    P: (620) 421-6700 ext. 1223
    F: (620) 421-0921
    A.S. - Labette Community College, Parsons, KS. (1998)
             (Business Education)
    B.S. - Friends University, Wichita, KS 2007
             (Organizational Management & Leadership)
    Affiliations:
    National Council for Marketing & Public Relations; Association of Kansas Community College Office Professionals (AKCCOP); Leadership Parsons; Parsons High School Business Department Advisory Board Member
  • VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE AND OPERATIONS

    Leanna Doherty
    leannan@labette.edu
    P: (620) 421-6700 ext. 1231
    F: (620) 421-0180
    A.A. - Labette Community College, Parsons, KS.
    B.S. - Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
    Affiliations:
    Parsons Lions Club; Kansas Society of CPA's; Member of Kansas Association of Community College Business Officers; Member of Friends of Crawford State Park
  • VICE PRESIDENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRS

    Tammy Fuentez
    tammyf@labette.edu
    P: (620) 421-6700 ext. 1264
    F: (620) 421-2309
    B.S. - University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO (1996)
    M.S. - Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS (1998)
    Affiliations:
    Labette County Youth Leadership Board; National Academic Advising Association; Association of Chapter Advisors for Phi Theta Kappa
  • VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

    Joe Burke
    joeburke@labette.edu
    P: (620) 421-6700 ext. 1239
    F: (620) 421-2786
    A.A - Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge, Iowa (1977)
    B.A. - Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, Iowa (1979)
    M.M.E. - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona (1983)
    Affiliations:
    Member of Parsons Kiwanis Club (Past President), National Committee for Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) – Parsons Unit Representative, Treasurer of Kansas Chief Instructional Administrators (KCIA), Member of System Council of Chief Academic Officers (SCOCAO), Participant in Big Brother Big Sister organization
  • FOUNDATION & ALUMNI DIRECTOR

    Lindi Forbes
    lindif@labette.edu
    P: (620) 421-6700 ext. 1212
    F: (620) 421-2786
    A.G.S. - Labette Community College, Parsons, KS (1998)
    B.A. - Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
    Affiliations:
    National Council for Marketing and Public Relations; LCC Student Ambassador Advisor; Labette County Youth Leadership Board; Presbyterian Manor Advisory Council; Parsons Chamber of Commerce Ambassador; Katy Days Publicity Committee; Parsons Young Professionals; Past Leadership Parsons Board Member
  • DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

    Bethany Kendrick
    bethanyk@labette.edu
    P: (620) 820-1280
    F: (620) 421-2786
    A.A.- Labette Community College, Parsons, KS (2004)
    B.A.- Friends University, Wichita, KS (2006)
    Affiliations:
    National Council for Marketing and Public Relations; Labette County United Way Board member; Parsons Chamber of Commerce Ambassador; Katy Days Publicity Committee; Association of Kansas Community College Office Professionals (AKCCOP)

Mark Watkins, Ed.D.
President

(620) 820-1223
markw@labette.edu

 

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