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.
Bonnie Glantz, M.A.
Interim Vice President of Learning - Spokane Falls Community College
Bonnie Glantz became the vice president of learning in July of 2023. Over her 11 years as an instructional dean, she was instrumental in SFCC’s transformation into a “Guided Pathways” college, helping coordinate the creation and implementation of program maps and program web pages across the college, as well as the implementing a “pathways teams” approach to student advising. Prior to becoming a dean, Bonnie was a Spanish instructor for over two decades, eight years of that at SFCC.
Bonnie’s passion for equity has led her to be a part of all of SFCC’s equity initiatives, most notably the Search Advocates program, which aims to increase equity and inclusion in the hiring process. Bonnie played a key role in launching the program at SFCC in 2013 then partnered with leaders across the district to expand the program to all of CCS by 2023.
She holds a bachelor degree in Spanish from Walla Walla University and a master’s degree in Spanish language and literature from the University of Northern Iowa.
Patrick McEachern, M.Ed
Vice President of Student Affairs - Spokane Falls Community College
Patrick McEachern (he/him/his) joined the Community Colleges of Spokane in 2014 serving as an instructional designer. He has also served the district as adjunct faculty, District Director of eLearning and Associate Provost where his responsibilities included supporting the Instructional Support Services division initiatives, leadership of the eLearning Department, and leadership of the Office of Grants and Sponsored Research. A career educator, Patrick began his career with Teach For America teaching Head Start in Las Vegas, Nevada and later, middle school computer information systems.
He holds an A.A. from Spokane Falls Community College, a B.A.E. in Secondary Education, and a M.Ed. in Instructional Design. Patrick is a Ph.D. candidate in Oregon State University’s Adult and Higher Education Program with an emphasis in Community College Leadership.