Director, Construction Center of Excellence
As director of the Construction Center of Excellence, Shana links industry to the community college system in Washington State for the purpose of coordinating education and training efforts to build a competitive workforce in a global economy. With four priorities: Economic Development, Industry Sector Strategy, Workforce Supply and Demand, and Education, Innovation and Efficiency, the Center is positioned to sustain Washington’s competitive advantage through statewide leadership.
The Center supports curriculum development, career pathway development and professional development for faculty. The Center also plays and integral role in supporting the development of stackable credentials and Applied Baccalaureate degree programs in the Community/Technical College programs. Shana is also a National Chair for the United States Green Building Council Community Green Program, as well as member of numerous advisory boards and workforce focused committees. When not working she enjoys hiking, backpacking and mountain biking with her husband and three teenage sons.