Women's Center

Tech Women in Leadership

We are very proud to recognize the following women in Tech leadership roles (listed in alphabetical order by last name). This is not an exhaustive list and only includes the women who have agreed to be listed on our site.

Don't see your name? We recognize women in leadership as we receive approval from them to post their information on this public platform. If you do not see your name, please just send us a preferred headshot and brief bio with your permission to post it here to WomensCenter@tntech.edu. Thank you!


Dr. Melinda Anderson, Director, School of Human Ecology

About Dr. Anderson


Professor Shelley Brown, Faculty Village Head, Service Learning and Leadership Village

About Professor Brown


Dr. Alice Camuti, Interim Dean, College of Interdisciplinary Studies

About Dr. Camuti


Dr. Brandy D. Cartmell, Assistant Vice President for Recruitment

About Dr. Cartmell


Dr. Leslie Crickenberger, Associate Vice President, Human Resources

About Dr. Crickenberger


Dr. Laura Cruz, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence

About Dr. Cruz


Dr. Melissa Geist, Professor of Nursing, Whitson-Hester School of Nursing

About Dr. Geist


Ms. Lynn Haley, Director, Career Services

About Ms. Haley


Mrs. Michelle Huddleston, Service Coordinator

About Mrs. Huddleston


Dr. Melissa Irvin, Assistant Vice President for Student Success

About Dr. Irvin


Ms. Hosi Karzai, Project Manager, Chief Information Officer's Office, Information Technology Services

About Ms. Karzai


Dr. Jordana Navarro, Interim Director, Women's Center

About Dr. Navarro


Dr. Cynthia Rice, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering with a dual appointment in the Center for Manufacturing Research

About Dr. Rice


Dr. Jennifer S. Shank, Dean, College of Education

About Dr. Shank


Ms. Kristin Wells, Director, TTU University Development

About Ms. Wells


Professor Kimberly Winkle, Director, School of Art, Craft & Design; Interim Director, Appalachian Center for Craft

About Professor Winkle


Dr. Lisa Zagumny, Associate Dean and the Director of Doctoral Studies, College of Education

About Dr. Zagumny