West-MEC’s Institutional Advisory Commission is a collection of esteemed industry and community leaders knowledgeable of the workforce talent pipeline needs of the community. Through regularly scheduled and documented meetings, the Commission provides consultative assistance to district leaders to ensure West-MEC continually meets the career education needs of the West Valley.



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Lara Ferry, PhD
Associate Dean for Research & Strategic Initiates, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Arizona State University’s West Campus

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Courtney Ophaug

CEO Banner Estrella Medical Center

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Marcia C. Edwards

RACR, Diversity Recruitment Specialist, HR

Mayo Clinic

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Kevin Dumcum
AZED Pro, Business Services Team Supervisor

ARIZONA@WORK Maricopa County

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Thomas Schoaf, Esq.

Litchfield Park, Arizona

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Audrey Skidmore
IT Director

Maricopa Association of Governments

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Latasha Caousey
Director of Recruiting

U-Haul International, Inc.

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Matthew Clark
Director, State and Local Government Affairs
State of Arizona


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Christina Oh

Abrazo West Campus

2020 Committee Meeting Dates & Minutes

Feb 25  2.25.20 Agenda  |  2.25.20 Minutes