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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: OPEN

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



2016 Region and Commission Spring Conferences

  • Region I - April 8th at Gulf Coast State College
  • Region II - April 1st at Santa Fe College
    • Campus Safety Commission
    • Facilities Commission
  • Region III - April 29th at Lake-Sumter State College
    • Healthcare Education Commission
    • Faculty Commission
  • Region IV - April 22nd at Polk State College, Lakeland Campus
    • Career and Professional Employee Commission
    • Workforce, Adult and Continuing Education Commission
  • Region V - April 15th at Broward College, Central Campus
    • Equity Commission
    • Career and Professional Employee Commission
    • Communications and Marketing Commission
    • IEPPD Commission
  • Student Development Commission - May 17-19 at College of Central Florida
    • Equity Commission
    • Career and Professional Employee Commission
    • Communications and Marketing Commission
    • Institutional Effectiveness, Planning, and Professional Development Commission


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

 2016 Excellence in Technology Award

Apply now for the 2016 Excellence in Technology Award for a chance to showcase your innovation or strategy to the state and win prize money!

New this year, we are requesting a short video explaining the innovation or strategy (max 5 minutes).

Follow this link to get access to the application/nomination form or review more information on the requirements/rubric.  http://goo.gl/forms/CkMKfe9f11

Submissions are due 3/18/16! Please share with colleagues. 


2015 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 InteractionKendra Auberry, Indian River State College 

 2014 Winner

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

2012 Winner

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

2010 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 Winners

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