Dr. Kelley comes to KCTCS from Motlow State Community College in Lynchburg, Tennessee where she served as vice president of Academic Affairs. She also served as Vice-President of Academic Affairs at Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College. In addition, Dr. Kelley served a variety of leadership positions at West Virginia University at Parkersburg and taught special education in the West Virginia public schools.
Ray Gillaspie served as Director of Kentucky Tech West Daviess County Campus in Owensboro, Kentucky for 22 years. In that capacity he was responsible for supervision of all academic programming, vocational/technical training, student support programming, and facilities and budget management. During that same time he served as an adjunct instructor for Murray State University in Vocational Teacher Preparation. He is also a graduate of the College Business Management Institute conducted by the University of Kentucky. Since 2000, he has served as Madisonville's Chief Business Officer.
Jay Parrent is a native of western Kentucky and has been at Madisonville Community College since 2002. Prior to his appointment as Vice-President of Quality Assurance and Administration, he served as the college's Chief Student Affairs Officer. Prior to that role, he was the registrar at MCC and started his career at Kentucky Wesleyan College. In 2010, Jay was appointed to the Kentucky Board of Education by Governor Steve Beshear.
Mike Davenport has been with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, Madisonville Community College since the fall of 1977. He was promoted to the rank of Professor in 1992. He has held the previous positions of Mining Technology Coordinator, Management Development Series Coordinator, and Co-Chairman to the University of Kentucky Community College System Council for two terms. He is now Director of the Community and Economic Development Department and the KCTCS Center for Lean Excellence.
David Schuermer has served in a number of different capacities since he arrived at MCC in 1980, including Professor of English, Chair of the Division of Humanities, Director of Community Development (which included the Glema Center for the Arts, the Business and Industry Program, the Continuing Education/Community Service Program, and Resource Development Program), Interim Dean of Academic Affairs, SACS Self-Study Chair, SACS Institutional Liaison, and his current position as Director of Grants, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness.
Dr. Cook was appointed MCC’s first Provost in 2018. He had previously served as Vice-President for Quality Assurance & Performance Funding at Motlow State Community College. Prior to that role, he was a professor of history and was the college’s SACSCOC liaison and assistant vice-president of academic affairs. Dr. Cook also held prior administrative appointments at Georgia Military College.
Raegina Scott has served in a number of different positions with KCTCS including Grant Accounting Specialist, Executive Assistant to the President and Administrative Coordinator before accepting the Director of Advancement position at Madisonville Community College in the summer of 2018. Prior to coming to KCTCS in 2012, she worked 17 years in technical education at Kentucky Tech and 5 years in the banking industry. She is a graduate of Madisonville Community College, Murray State University and the College Business Management Institute conducted by the University of Kentucky.