Lakeshore Technical College Announces Three Staff Promotions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

1/24/2014

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From left to right: Barbara Dodge, James Lemerond, Jane Kunst

CLEVELAND, WI – 

Lakeshore Technical College announces three promotions at their Cleveland Campus.

Barbara Dodge of Sheboygan has been promoted to Vice President of Instruction.  Prior to her current position, Dodge was the Executive Dean of Health and Business for the college.  In her new role, Dodge will be responsible for providing leadership, supervision, guidance and direction for all instructional programming, curriculum, services, policies, procedures, and personnel. 

Dodge received a degree in nursing from St. Mary of Nazareth School of Nursing in Chicago, IL, earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Kendall College in Evanston, IL and earned her master’s degree in Management and Organizational Behavior from Silver Lake College in Manitowoc.  She also earned her Doctor of Philosophy from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN.  Dodge is currently serving on the boards or advisory boards for Nourish Farm to Family Philanthropy, Lakeshore Community Health Center, Sheboygan County Health and Human Services and Northeastern Wisconsin Health Education Center. 

James Lemerond of Belgium has been promoted to Dean of Health and Human Services.  Prior to his current position, Lemerond was the Radiography Program Chair at LTC. 

Lemerond earned an associate degree in Radiography from Northcentral Technical College, a bachelor’s degree from University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL, and a Master’s degree University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL.  In his new role, Lemerond will be responsible for providing leadership in carrying out the mission and vision of LTC within the Health & Human Services division including managing staff, the department budget and developing new programs and certificates in the Health and Human Services division among other duties. Lemerond is currently the Vice Chair for the Wisconsin Radiography Examining Board.

Jane Kunst of Kiel has been promoted to Associate Dean of Nursing. Kunst earned a bachelor’s degree from Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL, and a Master’s and Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Concordia University in Mequon, WI.   Prior to her current position, Kunst was a Nursing Instructor at LTC.  Kunst joined LTC after working for twenty years as a registered nurse in both Illinois and Wisconsin. In her new role, Kunst will be responsible for implementing educational planning processes for assigned programs within the division as well as supervising division faculty and staff. 

Kunst has 30 years of experience as a registered nurse and is an RN, MSN, FNP-BC.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.

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