Jason Wilson is the Vice President of Student Academic Success at Mott Community College.
In this role he serves as the Chief Academic Officer of the College, working with all faculty and academic leadership in providing an outstanding teaching and learning environment for students. This includes curriculum in Business, Fine Arts and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science and Mathematics, and Technology. One of the important roles he serves is as the College's liaison to its accrediting body, the Higher Learning Commission. He also is responsible for Career and Technical Education, Professional Development and Experiential Learning, and Library Services.
He also provides leadership, vision and guidance for key student services departments including Admissions, Athletics, Counseling and Student Development, Placement Testing, Records & Registration, Student Life, Financial Aid and the Student Success Center including Disability Services, Special POPS, Peer Tutoring, TRiO and Upward Bound.
Over the course of his career, Jason has served as Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Engagement and Success, Dean of Student Services, Counseling Internship Supervisor, Counseling Department Chair, chaired a Diversity & Inclusion committee. He has also taught health professions courses and orientation courses. Jason possesses a Master of Arts in Counseling from Prairie View A & M University (TX) and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Tougaloo College (MS). He is currently working on a Doctor of Education in Higher Education and Adult Learning from Walden University.
In this role, she serves as the Chief Human Resources Officer of the College, responsible to lead, direct and provide strategic direction for all human resource functions and operations. The operations encompass labor strategy, negotiations and contract administration; dispute case management and resolution; talent acquisition management and development; performance consultation; benefits administration; compensation and classification system; payroll administration; retention practices; risk management; and policy, procedure development and implementation. The AVP, HR also serves as the College’s representative responsible for enhancing the talent management and retention of employees. This requires concentrated efforts to create and deliver talent management solutions that embrace and address Mott Community College's Commitment to Employee Success.
Throughout her career, Cheri has served in increasingly responsible roles within Human Resources in multiple industries including higher education, automotive, marketing, advertising and food service. Ms. Nowak received a Master in Business Administration from Wayne State University and a Bachelor degree in Personnel Management from Michigan State University. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Society of Human Resource Management and the President-Elect of Michigan College and University Professionals Association – Human Resources.
Larry’s responsibilities at the college include budget, debt management, capital funding, grant reporting, investments, purchasing, bursar functions, internal and external reporting, including the annual financial audit and other required reporting to state and federal oversight agencies. He is also responsible for oversight of facilities services, including construction projects, building maintenance, and custodial and grounds services.
Larry holds a Bachelor’s of Accountancy degree from Walsh College and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Michigan. In September 2015, he was awarded the Outstanding Chief Business Officer for the region by the Community College Business Officials (CCBO).
Robert Matthews currently serves as Associate Vice President of Workforce & Economic Development.
In this role, he identifies and leverages city, federal, state, philanthropic, and corporate resources to promote and advance community, economic and workforce development, and other strategic initiatives at the college. Mr. Matthews has over 20 years of experience in higher education which includes workforce development, student services, career development, grants development and management, supervision, and program/curriculum development.
His previous experience includes enrollment management, career services and the development of tutoring and mentoring programs for urban youth. Mr. Matthews holds a BA from The University of Michigan-Flint, and a Master of Public Administration degree from the Rackham School of Graduate Studies at The University of Michigan, and is a doctoral candidate in Educational Leadership at The University of Michigan-Flint.
Cheryl Shelton currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Mott Community College.
Her responsibilities include providing high-level leadership and oversight to the College’s information technology services department in the areas of networking, telecommunications, web services, enterprise services, computer support and media services. She also serves on local and state technology boards and advisory groups.
Cheryl hold a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems from Ferris State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Michigan – Flint. In 2008 she was a Chair Academy Exemplary Award winner and in 2007 received the YWCA Corporate Woman of Achievement award on behalf of Mott Community College.
Dale Weighill is the Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Mott Community College.
His responsibilities include providing high-level leadership and management to the College’s branding, marketing, communications, and public relations initiatives, and to the ongoing cultivation, acquisition, and stewardship of major gifts from external sources.
Dale has a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts degree – both in Political Science -- from American University in Washington, DC and The University of Michigan in Dearborn, respectively. He graduated with Highest Distinction from both institutions, receiving numerous academic and student leadership honors and awards.