Board of Trustees
Our board is comprised of seven members, who represent the subdistricts we serve. Each board member is elected by you: our district residents. They act as your voice, directing the college’s path and strategy to best serve you and your community.
Meet your trustees
Take a few moments to meet our board members.
Rodney Gee, Chair
State Appointee (term expires 2022)
Gee is a retired partner from Edward Jones Inc., where he worked in human resources for 14 years. He also held administrative positions in sales, marketing, strategy and human resources with Monsanto, Motorola and Southwestern Bell.
Gee has an extensive record of community service. He is the immediate past-president of the St. Louis Community College Foundation, where he has served as a board member for the past 13 years. He also serves as a board member of RX Outreach, an organization providing discount drugs to individuals and families with low incomes, and is a board member with Covenant House of Missouri.
The Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education approved his appointment to the St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees. Gee’s six-year term began in April 2016.
A resident of Chesterfield, Missouri, Gee holds a master’s degree in human resources development from Webster University. His bachelor’s degree in business administration is from the University of Central Missouri.
Doris A. Graham, Ph.D.
Subdistrict 1 (term expires 2024)
Dr. Graham, of north St. Louis County, spent 38 years as assistant principal at Ames Visual and Performing Arts Elementary School in St. Louis and retired in 2005.
During her tenure with St. Louis Public Schools, Dr. Graham was a classroom teacher, remedial reading specialist and co-host of an after-school radio program. She also served as an administrator during summer school.
She also served on the Ferguson-Florissant School District Board for 23 years. During that time, the district twice was recognized as a school district of distinction by the Missouri School Boards Association. Dr. Graham currently serves as an associate member of the Diversity Committee of the Association of Community College Trustees.
Among the recognition she has received for service include the Lifetime Achievement Award from the St. Louis Teachers Union, the Legacy Award for Community Service from the National Council of Negro Women Inc. Gateway Metropolitan Section and the Legacy Award from the St. Louis Argus. She also was recognized by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority as one of its Women Making a Difference honoree.
Dr. Graham is an associate minister at her church, and also is involved in sorority activities. She also served on the Berkeley Senior Citizens Commission.
She earned a doctorate in educational administration/superintendency from Saint Louis University, a master’s degree in elementary administration/principalship from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Harris Teachers College. She also holds a master of arts in pastoral studies from the Aquinas Institute of Theology.
Kevin M. Martin, Ed.D., Vice Chair
Subdistrict 1 (term expires 2020)
Dr. Martin serves as a principal in the Parkway School District. He previously served as the assistant principal of curriculum and instruction at Hazelwood Northwest Middle School. Dr. Martin hopes to expand dual credit opportunities, college prep programs and build stronger relationships with local high schools.
Dr. Martin taught mathematics and served as an instructional and data coach for three years at Hazelwood East High School. He also taught mathematics and served as department chair at Sumner High School for three years.
Dr. Martin served as area vice president with the Hazelwood School District Parent-Teacher Association, and is a former Big Brother with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri. His doctorate in education policy and leadership is from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Subdistrict 2 (term expires 2023)
Ross attended St. Louis Community College-Forest Park and is a graduate of Brentwood High School.
She formerly was employed in business development at Peoples National Bank, and served as chief of staff to the St. Louis City Board of Alderman president for seven years. She also was director of marketing for a web development company for five years.
Ross serves as the national treasurer for the Veteran Feminists of America. She serves on several boards, including the St. Louis Community College Foundation, the Coalition of Labor Union Women, the Women’s Political Caucus and the Brentwood High School Alumni Association.
Anne Adams Marshall
Subdistrict 3 (term expires 2025)
Anne Adams Marshall, a St. Louis native, was elected to the STLCC Board of Trustees in April 2019. She is the daughter of two educators, including a former faculty member at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, David Marshall.
She graduated from Webster Groves High School in 1980, and attended both STLCC and University of Missouri-St. Louis while working full-time and raising her son as a single mother. Her experience gives her a unique insight into the barriers that many students face in pursuing their education; and her education helped propel her to a 35-year career at Neiman Marcus.
Marshall wants to be an independent voice for students, faculty and the St. Louis community. She believes that decision-making should be centered on the needs of the stakeholders who make STLCC strong.
Marshall is the founding director of Indivisible St. Louis. Her community involvement includes service on the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Advisory Board, being a facilitator for the YWCA Racial Justice Education program and advocating for political candidates and issues.
Eleftheria “Libby” Fitzgerald
Subdistrict 4 (term expires 2020)
Fitzgerald of Chesterfield, Missouri, retired as associate professor in counseling at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park. She has previously served as the board's chair and vice chair.
Fitzgerald served two terms as president of the JCD-NEA. She has received several awards for service to STLCC and students, including the Forest Park President’s Star Award in 1995 and the President’s WOW Award in 2004. She was recognized by the college’s board of trustees in 1999 for students’ cultural enhancement and was nominated by students for inclusion in Who’s Who Among Teachers in America in 1993. She also earned the Forest Park campus Innovation of the Year Award in 1997.
Fitzgerald has served as president and vice president of the local chapter of the Daughters of Epirus, which promotes academic excellence and scholarship among young women, and also supports philanthropic issues both in the United States and Greece. She also was a board member of the Ponepiotic Federation of America, a group that defends human rights for the Greek ethnic minority in Albania.
Fitzgerald holds a master's degree in counseling from the University of Missouri - St. Louis. Her bachelor's degree in psychology is from Saint Louis University.
Craig H. Larson, Ed.D.
Subdistrict 4 (term expires 2022)
Dr. Craig Larson, of Manchester, Missouri, currently is an Area Supervisor of Instruction for Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. In that role, he works with 14 St. Louis Region School Districts, including a number in North St. Louis County. He retired from K-12 school administration in 2010 after a 38-year career as a teacher and a building and district administrator. He served 11 years as principal of Parkway South High and ended his administrative career serving seven years as the Rockwood School District superintendent.
Dr. Larson was originally elected to the Board of Trustees in 2010 and was re-elected in 2016. During his tenure on the Board he has served two terms as Board Chair and has been active with the STLCC Foundation. In addition to serving on STLCC’s Board of Trustees, Dr. Larson has served on the Missouri Community College Association’s (MCCA) Advisory Board since 2012 and is currently serves as chair of the Advisory Board. He has also served as an associate member of several policy committees for the national Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). He is also a member of the Association of Governing Boards (AGB) and regularly attends state and national meetings of MCCA, ACCT and AGB.
In addition to service on the STLCC Board of Trustees, Dr. Larson is a past President of the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce, a former member of St. Louis Boy Scouts Board of Directors, and a former Commissioner with the St. Louis County Media Commission. Dr. Larson has received a number of professional honors, including being named St. Louis High School Principal of the Year and the Communications Leadership Superintendent of the Year by the National School Public Relations Association.
His education includes a bachelors and master’s degree in education from the University of Kansas, an administrative certificate from Washington University, and a doctorate in education from Saint Louis University.
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