Most recently, John has served as the University Librarian at Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT), where he provided leadership and supervision to the university’s Library Services. His career in higher education also includes previously serving as Dean of Instructional Support at Columbia Gorge Community College.
He is looking forward to supporting Mission College in helping students achieve their education goals.
- Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Oregon State University – Adult and Higher Education Leadership
- MLIS, Library Science (Emporia State University)
- BA English (Portland State University)
In his personal life, John is an avid traveler and has visited countries in Europe while helping his wife complete a project on Holocaust memorials, as well as exploring the continental US, and Hong Kong. In past lives, he has been a musician, a baker, and a bookstore owner.