Roles and Responsibilities: The President’s Direct Reports are only one decision-making facet in the overall shared governance structure at Clover Park Technical College. As part of this executive leadership team, their role is to provide strategic input into CPTC's instructional portfolio, institutional budget planning process, and the delivery of comprehensive student support services. Additionally, the Direct Reports advise the President on matters related to personnel, facilities, and operations.
Dr. Joyce Loveday Vice President for Instruction
Dr. Joyce Loveday serves as the Vice President for Instruction at Clover Park Technical College. With more than 23 years of higher education experience, Dr. Loveday is particularly proud to be part of Washington’s community and technical college system that provides open access, responsive education and an emphasis on student success. Her priorities for the instruction department include instructional excellence, student completion and expanding educational opportunities for working adults. Dr. Loveday has completed a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wheaton College, a Master of Business Administration from Idaho State University, and a doctorate in Community College Leadership from Oregon State University. Dr. Loveday also serves as a member of the President's Executive Team and Cabinet.
Linda Schoonmaker Vice President for Finance and Administration
Linda Schoonmaker is the Vice President for Finance and Administration of Clover Park Technical College and serves as the College's Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. She provides leadership and strategic direction for all financial and operational functions, and directly oversees finance, accounting, facilities and information technology.
In 2005, Schoonmaker joined the staff at CPTC, and then left in 2010 to serve almost two years as Director of Accounting Services for the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges before returning to campus in 2012.
Schoonmaker is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington. Schoonmaker also serves as a member of the President's Executive Team and Cabinet.
Ted Broussard Vice President for Student Services
Ted Broussard has served as Vice President for Student Services since April 2014. In this role, he provides leadership and has overall responsibility for the broad spectrum of services that support student access and success, including Financial Aid, Enrollment Services, Advising and Counseling, International Programs, Hayes Child Development Center, Student Involvement and Services for New Students.
During his career Broussard has worked in the Washington state community and technical college system for more than twenty years and has served in a variety of roles, from faculty counselor to dean of student success and retention to interim vice president of student affairs. He is passionate about the mission of community and technical colleges, and his greatest professional pleasure is seeing students transform their lives through education. He values student centeredness and is committed to working collaboratively with internal and external partners to serve students well.
Broussard is a Nationally Certified Counselor and has earned a Bachelor of Arts in English/Psychology Education from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Fairfield University. He also serves as a member of the President's Executive Team and College Cabinet.
Tawny Dotson Chief of Staff
Tawny Dotson joined Clover Park Technical College in September 2012, and serves as the Chief of Staff. In this role, she implements and executes the CPTC's strategic goals regarding academic, program and operational initiatives. Dotson also oversees college-wide communication and marketing strategies and legislative affairs. She manages the college's relationships with potential students, community members, government representatives and legislators, and the media.
She began her career as an active-duty Air Force public affairs officer and still serves in the Washington Air National Guard. For the past 11 years she has led marketing and communication efforts in higher education, finance and health care.
Dotson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Washington State University, a Master of Arts in Strategic Communication from the University of Missouri and her Accreditation in Public Relations from the Public Relations Society of America. Dotson also serves as a member of the President's Executive Team and College Cabinet.