News Release

Joni Mina appointed BTS Division chair

LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College has selected Joni Mina to serve as division chair of its Business Technology & Service (BTS) Division, LCSC administrators announced on Tuesday.

Mina, a BTS faculty member since 2003, has served as the interim chair since July and brings nearly 30 years of real-world legal services experience to the position.

“Since her first day at Lewis-Clark State, Joni has done a great job for the students, the division, and the college,” Rob Lohrmeyer, dean of Professional-Technical Programs, said.

Mina has been a driving force for the Paralegal program during her tenure at LCSC. In addition to teaching, she has served as the program manager for the legal services program, and has also served as the chair of the Faculty Senate where she was instrumental in updating many of the institutional faculty policies.

A product of Molokai, Hawaii, Mina holds a bachelor’s degree in humanities and a doctorate in education from Washington State University. Her professional career includes years as a litigation paralegal and a law firm administrator.

The BTS Division boasts 13 degree programs including Accounting Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Administrative Medical Assistant, Business Management, Early Childhood Development, Fire Service Technology, Graphic Communications, Hospitality Management, Legal Assistant, Medical Assistant, Paralegal, Paramedic, and Web Design & Development.