Your Voice Matters

2018 - 2019 Executive Board

David brower

David Brower


801-957-2005 |

David has been working at the College for 15 years and currently is a Coordinator in the Student Affairs area tasked with overseeing DegreeWorks and the Catalog. David is serving the final year of his two-year term as the Staff Association President. He believes the role of the Staff Association is to recognize the important work of the staff, to encourage the staff to be engaged as a member of the college community and to inform the staff about important and relevant information about their workplace. As a long time, employee and graduate from the College, David believes in the College Mission and its importance in his own community. After graduating from the College, David earned his Bachelor’s Degree for the University of Utah and has gone on to complete his Master’s Degree at Western Governor’s University. David looks forward to continuing serve his follow staff members in a fashion befitting of the college values of Collaboration, Community, Inclusivity, Learning, Innovation, Integrity and Trust. He encourages any staff member with input, questions or concerns to contact him.

Sean Crossland

Sean Crossland

President Elect

801-957-4689 |

Sean Crossland the Director of Thayne Center for Service & Learning at Salt Lake Community College. He obtained his BA in Psychology from Iowa Wesleyan College, his MA in Community Leadership from Westminster College, and completed the Leadership, Organizing, and Action Program from the Harvard Kennedy Executive School. Sean is currently pursuing his PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Utah and will earn the Higher Education Teaching Specialization and the Community College Teaching certificate. He has been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses with community engaged learning for 6 years including appointments at Salt Lake Community College, Westminster, and the University of Utah.

Jan Meigs

Jan Meigs



Jan is the Admissions Manager of Adult Outreach and Recruitment at SLCC. Her office is located on the Taylorsville Redwood campus in the Student Center. Speaking with the public and encouraging everyone that they can attend College to start a degree, finish a degree or learn new skills is the highlight of her day. Jan earned her BA in Psychology from Eastern Washington University and her Master’s degree in Education & Counseling from Augusta State University. Jan and her husband moved to Utah from Las Vegas and she has been with the College since 2014.
Jan started with the Staff Association as a Jordan Campus delegate and loved the interactions with staff, initiating new ideas and planning social activities. Currently, as Secretary of the Staff Association Executive Board she continues to have fun meeting staff from every campus and participating in college wide activities to engage SLCC as a community.

Aviation Center | Library Square | Meadowbrook | Westpointe Center | West Valley Center

Idolina quijada

Idolina Quijada


801-957-2124 |

Idolina is currently the Coordinator for Campus and Site Services, South Region at the West Valley Center. She serves on the SLCC Staff Association Executive Board as the Delegate for the West Valley Center. She is a graduate of the 2015-2016 SLCC President’s Leadership Institute. She has participated on various committees but most recently serves as the chair for the Undocumented Student Resources Committee. She is passionate about education and believes that any person desiring an education should have an avenue open to them. She strives to live by the words of Oscar Wilde, “You can never be over dressed or over educated.” She believes that every minute should be enjoyed and savored with family and friends and therefore works hard to find a balance between work and family.

Jordan Campus

Jill gardner

Jill Gardner



Susanna garcia

Susanna Garcia


801-957-2681 |

Susanna is currently the Coordinator for Campus and Site Services, South Region at the Jordan Campus. She is passionate about social justice, diversity, multiculturalism, education, human rights, and creating lasting social change. She is an artist, adventurer, non-traditional student, first-generation American (and a first-gen student), minority, changemaker, leader, educator, courageous, and brave. She considers it a privilege to assist students at the college as a way to strengthen the communities we serve through the success of our students. She serves on the SLCC Staff Association Executive Board as the Delegate Elect for the Jordan Campus. She is a graduate of the 2017-2018 SLCC President’s Leadership Institute. She has participated on various committees but most recently has been working on building up the Jordan Campus community garden and Bruin pantry where she has the opportunity to engage and support students in their educational pathways while connecting them to campus resources. Susanna completed a Masters of Art in Social Impact from Claremont Lincoln University. She is also an alumna of the University of Utah where she double majored and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science and Health and Environmental Studies. She strives to live by the philosopher John Campbell’s words, “We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” As a Utah native, she loves any opportunity to play outdoors and explore the beauty around her.

Miller Campus

Christine rice

Christine Rice


801-957-5441 |

Christine Rice serves on the SLCC Staff Association Executive Board as the Delegate for the Miller Campus. She has been working with the Salt Lake Small Business Development Center since 2011. Christine has a Bachelor’s degree in International Business Management from BYU-Hawaii.

Jim buchanan

Jim Buchanan


801-957-5559 |

Jim works in the Budget Office and is Budget Analyst for the School of Applied Technologies & Technical Specialties, Workforce Training & Economic Development, and Business Development Resources. He has been employed by Salt Lake Community College for four years. Jim serves on the SLCC Staff Association Executive Board as the Delegate-Elect for Miller Campus. He currently serves on the Miller Campus Board and Miller Site Committee. Jim is a graduate of the Presidents Leadership Institute. He served as a Board Member of the Greater Western Chapter Travel and Tourism Research Association for six years and was elected Vice President. Jim served on the International Travel and Tourism Research Association Conference Planning Committee where he presented, hosted, and moderated multiple break-out sessions. He earned an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and a Masters of Public Administration from Brigham Young University.

South City Campus

FengRong Liu

Fen Rong Liu


801-957-3399 |

Fenrong is approaching her ten-year mark with Salt Lake Community College. She joined the SLCC community working as an advisor at the Academic Advising Office, then transferred to the First-Year Experience office. She has enjoyed being an advisor and working with many students. Being able to assist students and watch them start in orientation and achieve their academic goals successfully has been very gratifying and rewarding for her. Fenrong has a BA and MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of Utah and is pursuing her PhD in Chinese Teaching to Foreign Learners, at Nanjing Normal/Education University. Fenrong appreciates the opportunity of being part of the SLCC Staff Association Board Committee. She is looking forward to learning from board members and to serving her fellow colleagues at the college.

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

Angie hunter

Angie Hunter



Abby mann

Abbey Mann



Jan rogers

Jan Rogers



Emily barnes

Emily Barnes


801-957-4645 |

Emily Barnes serves on the SLCC Staff Association Executive Board as a Delegate-Elect for the Redwood Campus and has served on the Redwood Campus Board for three years. She has been the Utah Women in Higher Education Network-SLCC Chapter’s Marketing Manager for three years. She works in the Curriculum and Articulation Office and works with the Faculty Governance Leadership and Committees. Emily is the lead facilitator in the efforts in bringing SASS (Surviving Assault Standing Strong) women’s self-defense, future, credit and non-credit courses to SLCC and the Greater Salt Lake Community. Governor Herbert awarded Emily: The Excellence for Innovation and Efficiency in Leadership Award. Emily is a graduate of the SLCC President’s Leadership Institute. She has served as an Executive Board Member for the Festival of Trees-Primary Children’s Hospital and volunteers annually in other capacities. She speaks, trains, and has a lifetime of leadership roles in the community, with all ages and backgrounds. Emily is an aspiring authoress. Emily earned a B.A. Degree from the University of Utah: Environment and Behavior, she is a first-generation graduate. Her life’s voyage mantra: “Support. Inspire. Empower.”.