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Technology Commission

Represents the interests of Florida's community and state college personnel whose job interests include technology related activities or issues. The Technology Commission strives to enhance student learning, improve institutional effectiveness, and promote effective participation in all aspects of technology management, planning, information sharing, eLearning, and innovation.



  1. What We Do
  2. Executive Board
  3. Bylaws
  4. Announcements
  5. Awards and Recognition


Technology: What We Do/Who We Are

Hello, and welcome to the Association of Florida Colleges Technology Commission webpage. Please browse the links on the left for information on Technology Commission events and announcements as well as our bylaws, newsletter, and awards and recognition acknowledging the great work of our AFC commission members.

If you are a Florida college employee and are not already an AFC member, consider joining us and taking advantage of all of the great benefits and opportunities that come with membership!


Executive Board

Chair: Josh Murdock, Valencia College

Phone: 407-582-5223

Chair-Elect: Michael Ridlon, Santa Fe College
Phone: 352-381-3603

Past Chair: James MayValencia College

Secretary: Dana Livesay, Hillsborough CC
Phone: 813-259-6530

Treasurer:  Donna Bourbeau, Pasco-Hernando State College
Phone: 727-816-3161

Webmaster: Lena Phelps, South Florida State College
Phone: 863-784-7303


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

Join the Technology Commission Circle and our Facebook group to share year around: https://www.facebook.com/groups/afctechnology/.




Bridges to eResources https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8452465224364166913

8 Technology Trends Changing Education https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1074627853125570306

No More Graphing Calculators https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3892233051732897793


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

Technology Commission Bylaws 




Awards and Recognition

 Technology in Excellence Award 

(information coming soon)

2015 Excellence in Technology Award Winners

1st place: Bridge to eResources - Mia Tignor, Indian River State College

2nd place: No more graphing calculators! - Brian Macon, Valencia College 

3rd place: Engaging Students through Video Creation and Interaction - Kendra Auberry, Indian River State College 

 2014 Excellence in Technology Awards Winner

Virtual Groups: Working Together Without Actually Meeting! - Neal R. Phillips, Ed.D., Valencia College

2012 Excellence in Technology Awards Winner

Cell Phones in the Classroom: Collaborative or Calamitous? - James May, Valencia College

2010 Excellence in Technology Awards Winner

Harnessing Web 2.0 to Build a New IRSC FACC Chapter Website - Daniel Hood, Indian River State College

Other finalists:

eLearning Course Organization Model and Rubric for Quality Assurance - Sidney Beitler, Palm Beach State College

Presentations That Fly: Thinking Outside the Slide - Alex Perez, Lake-Sumter Community College

2009 Excellence in Technology Awards Winner

1st place: Academic Success for Criminal Justice Officers: A Tactical Approach - Adam Martin, South Florida Community College

2nd place: Shifting from Chalkboards to Collaborative Web Pages - Erik Christensen, South Florida Community College

3rd place: Pathways to the Future - Mike Pelitera, Indian River State College