Search Announcement

NWCCD President

The Northern Wyoming Community College District’s Board of Trustees has announced a national search for the new President of NWCCD (Sheridan and Gillette Colleges) and has invited all highly qualified individuals to apply. The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the District and reports directly to the Board of Trustees. The President is ultimately responsible for all operations throughout the District and supervises the senior executive officers of Sheridan and Gillette colleges.

The Board of Trustees is seeking a visionary leader with a record of excellence and innovation. The President will lead the college district in its efforts to meet the needs of the district’s communities by increasing student success and completion, supporting the professional development of its staff, faculty and administrators, and continuing to offer district programs in exemplary facilities and grounds. The President will also be a leader in the local community and will expand the development of successful community partnerships and generous philanthropic donations to the College.

NWCCD Presidential Finalists

Dr. Leah Barrett

Dr. Leah Barrett

Vice President of Student Affairs
Northern Wyoming Community College District

Dr. Jon Connolly

Dr. Jon Connolly

Sussex County Community College

Dr. Walter Tribley

Monterey Peninsula College

Open forums will be held for employees and the communities to meet the prospective presidential candidates. The open forum schedule for one-hour meeting is as follows:

Monday March 4, 2019

Sheridan College, TRCC 008  |  9:10 – 10:00 a.m.  |  Dr. Leah Barrett

Sheridan College, TRCC 008  |  2:10 – 3:00 p.m.  |  Dr. Walter Tribley

Sheridan College, TRCC 008  |  4:10 – 5:00 p.m.  |  Dr. Jon Connolly

Gillette College, Presentation Hall  |  9:40 – 10:30 a.m.  |  Dr. Walter Tribley

Gillette College, Presentation Hall  |  11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  |  Dr. Jon Connolly

Gillette College, Presentation Hall  |  2:40 – 3:30 p.m.  |  Dr. Leah Barrett


For additional information, nominations or confidential inquiries please contact:

Pamila Fisher, Ed.D, ACCT Consultant


*An ACCT Search*