Kimberlee Messina, Ed.D.
President - Spokane Falls Community College
Kimberlee Messina joined Spokane Falls Community College as the college president on June 1, 2019. Dr. Messina brings nearly 30 years’ 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 and as 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.
Andrew Feldman, PhD
Vice President of Learning - Spokane Falls Community College
Feldman joined SFCC in July 2017. Feldman previously served as the dean of science, engineering and mathematics at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany, Ore. After working in the entertainment industry, Feldman returned to school in his thirties and completed a Ph.D. in geology from Florida State University. He has more than 19 years combined teaching and administrative experience at Linn-Benton and at Luna Community College in Las Vegas, New Mexico. In addition to his leadership in education, Feldman also served on the Las Vegas City Council for four years.
Chrissy Davis Jones, EdD
Interim Vice President of Student Services - Spokane Falls Community College
Prior to her current position as interim vice president, Davis Jones served as the SFCC dean of students for seven years. She has nearly 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.