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Administration Commission

Represents the interests of administrative and business affairs staff.




  1. What We Do
  2. Executive Board
  3. Bylaws
  4. Newsletter
  5. Announcements
  6. Awards and Recognition
  7. Resources
  8. Agenda/Minutes


 Administration: What We Do

Success Leadership Teamwork

  • Promote Administration Programs throughout the regions and statewide
  • Share Ideas and enhance professional development by offering conferences, workshops and training on current trends in administration.
  • Discuss common administrative/leadership conflicts and concerns
  • Gather data and conduct surveys relative to various local and state meetings
  • Coordinate activities and collaborate with other commissions
  • Acknowledge administrative best practices through Exemplary Practice Awards competition
  • Recognize leaders who are considered exceptionally effective and active in the local AFC chapter and across the state through special service awards
  • Provide a pathway for the exchange of leadership ideas and updates about regional activities through the publication of an bi-annual newsletter.
  • Provide a network of administrative leaders across the state through the AFC website



Executive Board


Chair:Tunjarnika Coleman-Ferrell, Palm Beach State College

Secretary: Bertha Cabrera, Miami Dade College

Treasurer: Kimberly Batty-Herbert, South Florida State College




Information about upcoming conferences, exemplary practice, and special contests will be posted here. Check back throughout the year for updates.

Announce Conference Dates and Registration Here

For more information and to Register, please visit: (link to calendar event) http://www.myafchome.org/calendar-of-events

                CONVENTION CORNER

The Administration commission will be having a panel entitled “LEADING THE GREAT 28: Tips From The Top” at convention. We are seeking Vice Presidents from the 28 State and Community Colleges that would like to participate on the panel. We want to extend an invite to them on the AFC Administration commission’s behalf. I believe that the panel session will be on that Thursday morning, Oct. 30th at 9:15am at convention.
We need about 4-5 panelists.
If interested in participating and/or for more information, please, contact:
Dr. Tunjarnika L. Coleman-Ferrell
Palm Beach State College-Boca
Associate Dean-STEM Disciplines
AFC State Board Commission Chair
Office: 561-862-4416



Leadership Clip Art

Harvard Business Review- Skills of An Effective Administrator

FORBES-Top 10 Qualities That Make A Great Leader

INC.- 7 Habits of Highly Effective Leaders

FORBES-10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders

Visit and join the Administration Commission Online Community to check out links to past articles.

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Recognizing the need to establish procedures and guidelines as they reflect the rights, responsibilities, and objectives of its membership, the Administration Commission hereby adopts these Bylaws:

Administration Commission Bylaws alt - Revised 2014




Newsletter alt alt August 2014 - Special Edition

The Administration Commission Newsletter is published electronically two times a year in June and December.

Call for Nominations “Administration Leadership Award”    Open Nominations Now until August 31, 2014 *September 1, 2014 to Awards Committee Chair

Administration Commission Circle


The Administration commission will lead a panel discussion entitled “LEADING THE GREAT 28:  Tips From The Top”. Learn critical leadership strategies from the real life experiences of top level administrators. Be inspired  by their pathway to success.

This session will take place 

Thursday, Oct. 30th—9:15am-10:15 am

 in Emerald Ballroom C

Contact info: Dr. Nika Ferrell @ ferrelln@palmbeachstate.edu for additional information.






“One brings One” where members bring a new member onboard Campaign

The administration commission is sponsoring an activity to increase our membership with AFC. We are encouraging every AFC member to bring a new member onboard before October 8th, 2014.

Awards and Recognition


Please, join us in congratulating  Mr. Casey Lunceford, Dean of Arts & Science Indian River State College winner of the Leadership Excellence of the Year Award.  

Leadership Excellence of the Year award-criteria.

2014 Leadership Excellence of the Year Award alt(Word)

2014 Leadership Excellence of the Year Award (PDF) alt(PDF)



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