Roles and Responsibilities: The President's Direct Reports are only one decision-making facet in the overall shared governance structure at Clover Park Technical College. As part of this executive leadership team, their role is to provide strategic input into CPTC's instructional portfolio, institutional budget planning process, and the delivery of comprehensive student support services. Additionally, the Direct Reports advise the President on matters related to personnel, facilities, and operations.
Ted Broussard Vice President for Student Success
Ted Broussard has served as Vice President for Student Success since April 2014. In this role, he provides leadership and has overall responsibility for the broad spectrum of services that support student access and success, including Financial Aid, Enrollment Services, Advising and Counseling, International Programs, Hayes Child Development Center, Student Involvement and Services for New Students.
During his career Broussard has worked in the Washington state community and technical college system for more than twenty years and has served in a variety of roles, from faculty counselor to dean of student success and retention to interim vice president of student affairs. He is passionate about the mission of community and technical colleges, and his greatest professional pleasure is seeing students transform their lives through education. He values student centeredness and is committed to working collaboratively with internal and external partners to serve students well.
Broussard is a Nationally Certified Counselor and has earned a Bachelor of Arts in English/Psychology Education from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Fairfield University. He also serves as a member of the Direct Reports and College Cabinet.
Larry Clark Vice President for Finance and Administration
Larry Clark serves as Vice President for Finance and Administration. In this role, he is responsible for the coordination, implementation and supervision of business and fiscal management in accordance with federal, state and local laws. This position oversees compliance and risk management, security and emergency management, information technology, budget and finance, payroll, the bookstore, custodial staff, the grounds crew, the warehouse, and facilities.
During his career Clark has served in finance and accounting leadership positions in higher education, non-profit organizations, wood products, and the insurance industry. He is especially proud of the work he has done in the local community, having served on the boards of directors and/or finance committees for several local non-profit organizations and church groups.
Clark holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Accounting Science degree from the University of Puget Sound as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Washington State University. He is a certified Public Accountant, a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist, and a Microsoft Certified Application Specialist. He also serves as a member of the Direct Reports and College Cabinet.
Tawny Dotson Vice President for Strategic Development
Tawny Dotson joined Clover Park Technical College in September 2012, and serves as the Vice President for Strategic Development. In this role, she implements and executes CPTC's strategic growth initiatives and strategic plan. Dotson also oversees college-wide communication and marketing strategies, legislative affairs, the Foundation, Human Resources, Grant Development, Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation.
She began her career as an active-duty Air Force public affairs officer and still serves in the Washington Air National Guard.
Dotson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Washington State University, a Master of Arts in Strategic Communication from the University of Missouri and her Accreditation in Public Relations from the Public Relations Society of America. She is a current student in Oregon State University’s Community College Leadership doctoral program. Dotson also serves as a member of the Direct Reports and President's Cabinet. She is most proud of CPTC's role in the community and is an active civic leader in the Lakewood/Tacoma area. She currently serves as President of the Rotary Club of Tacoma South.