Kathleen has worked, as faculty, in the Communication Studies department since Spring 2011. She came to Delta College to take part in coaching the speech and debate team as the Director of Forensics (Head Coach). Focusing on state and national tournaments, the team garnered many trophies and national recognition. Kathleen has served as the Chair and Co-Chair of the Communication Studies department for seven years before being elected as the Academic Senate President for all Delta College faculty. Despite the leadership roles she has served in on our campus, teaching in the classroom is where her passion remains. Her curricular focus is public speaking, intercultural communication, and small group communication.