Meet AAWCC Leadership

President

Dr. Sounya Walker

Dr. Sounya Walker

Dr. Sounya Walker is the Director of Adult Education (GED Preparation) and Gateway to College (High School Completion) program at Mott Community College, Workforce Education & Economic Development Division. She joined Mott Community College in 2004, teaching Speech Communication in the Humanities Division. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Education, Master of Arts in Communication, Specialist of Arts in Educational Leadership, and Doctorate Degree in Leadership in Higher Education. She is also active in her church and community serving as a volunteer, on boards and committees. Sounya believes in mentoring and encouraging women, youth and children to reach their highest potential in life. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, reading, spending time with her children, family and friends.

Past-President

Dr. Madonna Jackson

Dr. Madonna Jackson

Madonna is the Perkins Special Populations Coordinator at Mott Community College. She holds her Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction and her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education with teaching certifications in History and Political Science. She joined Mott Community College in 2007. Prior to working at Mott, Madonna was employed by Flint Community Schools as the 21st Century Program Director. She has also worked as a History and Spanish teacher in Flint, Lapeer and Imlay City. Madonna is married to her husband, William and has a 16 year old son, Steven and 6 year old daughter, Amaya. Madonna is a strong supporter of organ donation and spends much of her “spare” time doing advocacy work for the “Gift of Life” organization.

President Elect

Wanda Brown

Wanda Brown

Wanda is Bursar of the Cashier’s Office. She has a Master’s degree in Leadership Studies, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting, and an Associate of Science degree in Business Management and Accounting. She joined Mott Community College in 2005 as a team member of the Student Financial Services office where she held the positions of Financial Aid Specialist and Supervisor of Quality Assurance. Prior to joining MCC, she was a Financial Aid Officer for Baker College’s Center for Graduate Studies & Online Campus. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling and spending quality time with family and friends.

Treasurer

Amanda Wares

Amanda Wares

Amanda Wares is a Purchasing Specialist at Mott Community College. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration and an Associate of Applied Science in Web Design. Amanda joined Mott Community College in 2012. Prior to joining MCC, she spent 3 years as a Project Manager/Webmaster at Dow Corning and 12 years as an IT Procurement Analyst for EDS on the GM account. Her dedication to fairness and equality in the workplace led her to active involvement in her local union in which she serves as the Vice President. In her spare time she enjoys spending time at her family’s summer cottage in Northern Michigan and gardening.