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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 65th Annual  AFC Convention in Destin at the Hilton Sandestin October 28 - 31, 2014.

One of the highlights of the convention will be the Faculty Commission Professor of the Year presentations.  

The three finalists are:

Karen Hogans, Mathematics - Lake Sumter State College

Dr. Harold Orndorff, Political Science - Daytona State College

Barry Silber, Psychology - Hillsborough Community College

Presentations will take place on Thursday, October 30th from 10:45 - 11:45 AM in the Theatre Room.   We look forward to seeing you there.




Executive Board


Chair:Margie Robertson, State College of Florida
Phone: 941-752-5372alt

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

Vice Chair: Charlene Latimer, Daytona State
Phone: 386-506-3142alt

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

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




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 has been extended to March 14, 2014.

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)


Professor of the Year - Established

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: 2014 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, Charlene Latimer,  no later than March 14, 2014. 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 22, 2014 at Daytona State College.

2014 Professor of the Year Nomination Form alt

2014 Written Submission Evaluation Form alt (Judging Criteria)

2014 Teaching Demonstration Evaluation Form alt

Call for Nominations: Vivian M. Dellinger Award

Accepting nominations for the Vivian M. Dellinger Outstanding Faculty Member Award until September 30, 2014. Please submit completed form to Jim Lansing, Faculty Commission Chair-Elect, either by email jlansing@broward.edu or by mail (address included on form).

Vivian Dellinger Nomination Form alt



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