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Office of Planning, Research, Effectiveness, and Development (OPRED)

The Office of Planning, Research, Effectiveness, and Development (OPRED) supports, facilitates, and deploys Richland College’s commitment to be the best place we can be through effective strategic planning, institutional research, assessment, resource development and grant compliance, management of constituent relations, and continuous improvement efforts.

Service Expectations

  • Lead ThunderTeam in the establishment and deployment of an effective strategic plan and measurement system
  • Produce products and provide services that meet and/or exceed end-user satisfaction
  • Facilitate effective and satisfactory professional development
  • Ensure full compliance with internal and external grant requirements
  • Effectively manage external fund development and constituent relations
 
Contact Information
Fonda Vera
Associate Vice President
972-238-6992
Planning, Research, and Effectiveness Staff
Bao Huynh
Director, Institutional Effectiveness
972-238-6953

Rick Leyva
Director, Institutional Research
972-761-6817

Guyla Blaylock
Senior Research Analyst
972-238-6340
Meagan Severson
Administrative Assistant II
972-238-6345

Mary Frances Gibbons (0.50 FTE)
QEP Faculty Liaison
972-238-6075
Development Staff
Garth Clayton
Dean, Resource Development, Constituent Relations and Compliance
972-238-6357

Debbi Richards
Director, Corporate and Community Relations
972-238-6969
Barb Golightly
Senior Administrative Assistant, Post-Award Grant Management
972-238-6204

Deborah Doss
TAACCCT Grant Manager
972-238-6399