President's Staff

  • PRESIDENT

    Mark Watkins, Ed.D. | markw@labette.edu | P: (620) 421-6700 ext. 1223
    A.A. Business Administration, Neosho County Community College, 1980
    BBA Business Administration, Pittsburg State University, 1983
    MBA Business Administration, Pittsburg State University, 1999
    Ed.S. Leadership and Community College, Pittsburg State University, 2005
    Distinguished Thesis Aware, Pittsburg State University, 2006
    Ed.D. Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership, Wichita State University, 2011
    Affiliations:
    Parsons Chamber of Commerce Member; Parsons Rotary Club, Member, Past Chapter President; Leadership Labette; Kansas Community College Leadership Institute
  • EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND BOARD CLERK

    Jennifer Thompson
    jennifert@labette.edu
    P: (620) 421-6700 ext. 1223
    F: (620) 421-0921
     
     
  • VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

    Jason Sharp, Ed.D. | jasons@labette.edu | P: (620) 421-6700 ext. 1255
    A.G.S Labette Community College
    B.S. Criminal Justice, Washburn University
    MCJ Criminal Justice, Washburn University
    Ed.D. Doctor of Education, Adult and Lifelong Learning, University of Arkansas
    Dissertation: Community College Students’ Perceptions of Law Enforcement

    Affiliations:

    Parsons Lions Club Member, International Law Enforcement and Educators Association (ILEETA) Member and participant in several criminal justice advisory boards.

  • 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
  • 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