Kimberlee Messina, Ed.D.
President - Spokane Falls Community College
Kimberlee Messina joined SFCC as the college president on June 1, 2019. Dr. Messina brings nearly 30 years of experience working in the California Community College system. She began her career as an adjunct and tenured faculty member before transitioning to the Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Santa Rosa Junior College. Dr. Messina served as the Vice President of Instruction and Institutional Research at Foothill College for four years, as an Interim President for one year, followed by two years as the Interim Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Planning for the San Mateo County Community College District.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a master’s degree in Spanish from California State University, Sacramento, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership from the University of California, Davis.
Jim Brady, M.S.
Interim Vice President of Learning - Spokane Falls Community College
Jim Brady began his career at Spokane Falls Community College as an adjunct mathematics instructor in the fall of 1990, before becoming a full-time instructor in the fall 1991 and later serving as a tenured member of the Mathematics department until 2006. Since the fall of 2006, Jim has been the Dean of Computing, Mathematics and Science at SFCC. An alumnus of SFCC, he holds a bachelor’s degree of Secondary Education specializing in math with physics as a minor, and a Master of Science degree in mathematics. Both degrees were awarded at Eastern Washington University.
Chrissy Davis Jones, Ed.D.
Interim Vice President of Student Services - Spokane Falls Community College
Prior to her current position as interim vice president, Chrissy Davis Jones served as the SFCC Dean of Students for seven years. She has 20 years of experience working at various community and technical colleges with 16 of those years focused on developing, restructuring and implementing successful student services-related programs, with an expertise in academic advisement systems.
Davis Jones also serves as faculty for the National Academic Advising Association’s (NACADA) online eTutorial classes through Kansas State University. When she is not in the traditional classroom, she is facilitating workshops, conducting presentations and/or spending time researching and writing that includes serving as reviewer/Editorial Board member for NASPA’s Journal About Women in Higher Education. She earned her doctorate in education at the University of North Texas.