Kathy L. Martin joined LCSC in 1995 as the director for
Distance Learning and has served as Dean for Community
Programs since 2001.
She is responsible for overseeing directors of
Distance Learning, Outreach Centers, Summer School &
Special Programs, Continuing Education & Community
Events, Adult Learning Center, AmeriCorps and Service
Learning, Center for Arts & History,
and Clearwater Valley Educational Talent Search, and the
Region II Idaho Small Business Development Center.
Recent campus committee involvement includes President’s Council, Provost’s
Council, Advertising, and Compensation Review. Kathy also served for two years as the
chair of Professional Staff Organization and received
the Professional Staff of the Year award in 2002.
Kathy earned a BPS, Business from Barry University,
Miami, FL and MS, Management from Troy State University,
Troy, AL. Most of this coursework was accomplished
as a non-traditional student via night school and
weekend college while working full time. She has
also taken post-graduate coursework at University of Idaho.
She was the 2006 chairman of the board for the Lewiston
Chamber of Commerce, continues to serve on the board as
ex-officio to the Lewis Clark Valley Chamber and
chairs the Government Affairs Committee.
Kathy participates in
numerous collaborative activities and events to benefit community
organizations. Professional organizational
memberships include University Professional Continuing Education
Association, Association for Continuing Higher
Education, and WICHE Internet Course Exchange.
Kathy previously worked with Extension Programs and the
Academic Dean's Office for National College in Rapid
City, as a telecommunications analyst/consultant for
Fortune 500 companies in San Antonio (Datapoint
Corporation) and Miami (Ryder System), and with her
husband owned a security officer business in Miami.
A Lewiston native, Kathy and her husband, Randy,
returned in 1995 after a 23 year absence. During his 20
year career serving with the U.S. Air Force, they lived
South Dakota, Texas,
Germany and Florida. Randy is chair
and professor of business at LCSC.