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Faculty Commission

Promotes quality leadership and professional service and seeks solutions on matters relating to faculty.




  1. What We Do
  2. Executive Board
  3. Bylaws
  4. Newsletter
  5. Announcements
  6. Awards and Recognition
  7. Previous Award Winners


Calling All Faculty!

Join us at the 66th Annual  AFC Conference in Buena Vista at the Buena Vista Palace, November 11-13, 2015. One of the highlights of the convention will be the Faculty Commission Professor of the Year presentations. Finalists will be announced after the Joint Commissions Spring Conference.

2014 POY Winner and Finalists
2014 Professor of the Year, Barry Silber, Hillsborough Community College
(Pictured l-r: Peter Usinger, Trey Orndorff, Karen Hogans, Barry Silber, Margie Robertson, and Charlene Latimer).



Executive Board


Chair: Jim Lansing, Broward College
Phone: 954-201-2296

Chair-Elect: Charlene Latimer, Daytona State College Phone: 386-506-3142

Vice Chair:Wayne Francis, Florida State College at Jacksonville     Phone: 904-860-2306

Secretary: Karen Morian, Florida State College at Jacksonville
Phone: 904-646-2008

Treasurer: Judy Bodenveiser, State College of Florida
Phone: 941-351-1549




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

Professor Of the Year Call for Nominations!


The deadline for the AFC Professor of the Year call for nominations is March 13, 2015.

Please see the Awards and Recognition Section for the nomination form and criteria.


Previous Award Winners

Vivian M. Dellinger Award - Established 1998

1998    Vivian M. Dellinger (posthumously)
1999    Jack Motta (Santa Fe CC)
2000    Irene Lipof MDCC)
2001    Rhonda Allison (TCC)
2002    James Lansing (Broward CC)
2003    Not Awarded
2004    Jane Howard (IRCC)
2005    Not Awarded
2006    Beverly Grundset SPC
2007    Will Benedicks (TCC)
2008    Dr. Ana Ciereszko (MDC)
2009    Byron Todd (TCC)
2010    Margie Robertson (SCM-S)
2011    Not Awarded
2012    Not Awarded
2013    Xiao Wang (Broward College)
2014    Not Awarded


Professor of the Year - Established

2014    Barry Silber, (HCC)
2013    Thom Kieft (LSSC)
2012    Jerry Shawver (FSCJ)
2011    Gerald Johnston (Santa Fe)
2010    James May (Valencia)
2009    Sybil Brown (LSCC)
2008    Susan Taylor (NFCC)



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



Check back for the latest edition of the Faculty Commission Newsletter



Awards and Recognition

Call for Nominations: 2015 Professor of the Year

If you know of an outstanding professor, please email the nomination form, nomination letter, and teaching documents to the Vice Chair, E. Wayne Francis, no later than March 13, 2015. Please email the files as pdf or Word documents.

The Professor of the Year semi-final teaching demonstrations will be held at the AFC Joint Commission Conference on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Hillsborough Community College.

2015 Professor of the Year Nomination Form

2015 Written Submission Evaluation Form alt (Judging Criteria)

2015 Teaching Demonstration Evaluation Form alt

Call for Nominations: Vivian M. Dellinger Award

We are accepting nominations for the Vivian M. Dellinger Outstanding Faculty Member Award until September 30, 2015. Please submit completed form to Charlene Latimer, Faculty Commission Chair-Elect, either by email latimec@daytonastate.edu or by mail (address included on form).

Vivian Dellinger Nomination Form  



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