Leadership Team

Meet Your College Services Leadership Team

Deborah Butler, Executive Assistant to the Vice President of College Services 

Deborah works closely with the College Services team to provide administrative and organizational assistance. She works on many College Services projects, including the Conversation Kit, LaneStarter, and various program review and strategic planning activities. She also helps to facilitate work groups and projects within College Services, Emergency Planning Team and Facilities Council. Deborah is an LCC AAOT graduate, and went on to earn a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Oregon. She practiced law in Oregon before returning to Lane to work with the College Services team. Deborah has a deep interest and focus on issues of equity and inclusion and is proud to serve on the LCC Diversity Council and as a consultant for the LCC Equity Lens. She is also involved in a number of other diversity-focused community groups.

Thad Cowdin, Infrastructure Services Manager

Thad began his career at Lane in December, 1987, performing data entry in the Continuing Education department at the Downtown Center. Six years later, when then-President Jerry Moskus commissioned a task force to bring networking to Lane, Thad joined the team. When the task force recommendations became reality, Thad was transferred to LCC’s main campus as Network Administrator, installing the college-wide network in 1993.  13 years later, in 2010, Thad assumed his present role as Infrastructure Services Manager. Today, Thad oversees a vibrant staff of 21 souls, including network administrators, server administrators, help desk technicians and AV technicians. In addition, he manages instructional computing labs and Lane’s telecommunications department.

Zach Evans, Budget and Financial Analyst

Zach joined Lane Community College as the Budget and Financial Analyst in December 2017. He has a M.P.A. from Indiana University and a B.A. in International Relations from Michigan State University. Prior to joining LCC, Zach was a Sr. Financial Analyst for Indiana University, where he served as a Fiscal Officer for the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. Prior to working in higher education, Zach was a Sr. Management Consultant with Grant Thornton LLP in Alexandria, Virginia. In his free time, Zach enjoys hiking, camping, ice hockey, softball, and travel.

Laura Greene, Interim Health Clinic Director

Laura Greene, FNP, has been serving students and employees as a nurse practitioner at the LCC Health Clinic for the past two years. She received her BSN from Johns Hopkins University and her MSN from Case Western Reserve University. In her 10 years of experience as a nurse practitioner, she has worked in several family practice settings in the US and Australia. She is passionate about improving access to health care, empowering patients through education, and providing health promotion and disease prevention. She is so appreciative of the health clinic staff and their commitment to providing accessible, respectful, inclusive, high quality health care to the students and staff of LCC. In her time away from the clinic, she loves to roam the mountains, woods, and rivers of Oregon.

Jennifer Hayward, Director of Facilities Management & Planning

Jennifer started at Lane in 1999 as the Recycling Coordinator, and also served the college as Environmental Specialist and Sustainability Coordinator prior to becoming the Interim Associate Director of Facilities Management and Planning. As the Sustainability Coordinator, Jennifer helped lead Lane to become an award-winning national leader in sustainability. She has coordinated national sustainability conferences, obtained multiple grants for sustainability projects, and has helped steward sustainability into Lane’s Core Values and Strategic Directions. She is a Master Recycler, Sustainable Building Advisor, LEED Accredited Professional, and Certified Energy Manager. Before coming to Lane, Jennifer was a project manager for a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. She holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Oregon.

Tony Sanjume, Director of Retail Services

Tony Sanjume serves Lane Community College as the Director of Retail Services, overseeing the Titan Store, Printing & Graphics, Mailroom, and LCC Warehouse. Tony began his career in campus retail as a part-time bookstore worker at UC Davis, where he worked while earning a B.A. in History. He served for eight years in the California Army National Guard as an Armor and Infantry officer, and left the service as commander of a Mechanized Infantry Company. He has an extensive and diverse spectrum of experience in the college bookstore business, having worked at three community colleges, two California state universities, and a private Jesuit university. His focus has generally been centered on the textbook area of business, and he has worked to develop many pioneering programs in the digital and rental course materials arena. In 2010, Tony was honored to serve as the president of the California Association of College Stores, the largest regional bookstore association in the country. His goal is to support and assist the campus community at Lane as it faces the challenges ahead. Tony attributes his successes to the many fine people with whom he’s worked over the years.

Bill Schuetz, Chief Information Officer

Bill has been at Lane since July, 2011. Prior to joining Lane, he was a director of Technology at the Art Institute of California Orange County. Bill has worked in the technology support field in higher education since 2004 and earned his Ph. D in the Management of Information Systems and his masters degree in Computer Information Systems from Claremont Graduate University, and has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics/Computer Science from the University of Washington.

John Stark, General Manager, KLCC 

John Stark has been the General Manager of KLCC since 2013. Before coming to Lane, John managed KNAU in Flagstaff, Arizona for 19 years. During that time, he built the station into the 13-transmitter Arizona Public Radio network. He has developed successful partnerships with community colleges, Native American tribes, and other public radio stations. John was the creator and executive producer of an award-winning, nationally-broadcast news series, including the programs "Edge of the Rez," "Poverty With a View," and "Las Vegas: Mississippi of the West." John was elected to two terms on the National Public Radio board of directors, and was named Public Radio General Manager of the Year in 2000. He has extensive experience in radio, having worked as program director at KNPR Las Vegas, associate producer of NPR's Morning Edition in Washington, and news director of both Radio Bilingue in Fresno and KCFR Denver. John is also a former chair of the board of the Grand Canyon Association, which is the non-profit partner of Grand Canyon National Park. John holds a B.A. in History from the University of Colorado-Boulder.

Jennifer Steele, Director of Planning and Strategy / Budget Officer 

Jen's experience as a community college administrator spans 17 years, three states, and multiple assignments, including Director of Continuing Education and Customized Training, Director of Innovation, Director of Systems and Process Improvement, and Director of Budget and College Services. Jen holds a B.A. and Master’s degree in Business Administration. In her current role as Strategic Planning and Budget Officer, she helps the LCC team understand, interpret and plan within the college budget process. She also assists departments in self-assessment, program review, systems development and strategic planning. Throughout her career, Jen has maintained a focus on consultative approaches to her work. 

Alyse Stone, Director of Specialized Support Services

An Oregonian by choice, Alyse moved to Eugene from Clearwater, Florida in 2006. She joined the Lane Community College family as Director of Specialized Support Services (S3) in 2010. Alyse has a B.A. in Journalism from Temple University and an M.A. in Adult Education from the University of South Florida, and she is currently working toward an M.B.A. Alyse has worked as a job developer and sign language interpreter, and has extensive experience working with individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, as well as adults with developmental disabilities. Prior to working in the disability services field, Alyse was a disc jockey and hosted a local Polka show in New Braunfels, Texas. When she isn't working, Alyse enjoys preparing for half-marathons, golf, travel and wine. She especially loves visits with her five grandchildren, who are spread out across the country.

Lee Weidman, Associate Director of Facilities Management & Planning

Lee Weidman, PMP, has been with Lane since 2017 and has been working in facilities and the construction industry for close to twenty years. Most of his work has been for public agencies including the Salem Keizer School District, OHSU, DAS, and ODOT. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS degree in Construction Management and obtained a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting from Oregon State University. Lee has worked on several large public works programs including OTIA III and OWIN and has also managed a wide variety of construction projects that have included everything from residential to health care and higher education. He is active in both the Project Management Institute(PMI) and the Construction Management Association of America(CMAA). He currently has his professional credential from PMI and is pursuing his Certified Construction Manager certification from CMAA. Lee's hobbies and interests include anything related to power tools and motorcycles. 

Matt Fadich, Bursar