The members of the President's Cabinet, under the leadership of Interim President Dr. Gregory T. DeCinque, are responsible for all departments and divisions of the college
Dr. Gregory T. DeCinque became interim president of Tidewater Community College in July, 2018Read more
Curtis K. Aasen is Vice President for Information Systems and Institutional Effectiveness.
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness provides strategic, college-wide leadership that incorporates institutional research, planning and accountability, regional accreditation, and the coordination of academic program outcomes.
The Office of Information Systems supports voice, data, hardware, software and networking services to meet the instructional and administrative needs of the College.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Aasen served TCC as the Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the Coordinator of Institutional Research, and as a programmer and senior analyst for Institutional Research. Before coming to TCC, he spent six years as a systems engineer for Sentel Corporation and four years as an engineer for Comsearch Applied Technology.
Mr. Aasen earned his master of business administration from Old Dominion University and his bachelor of science in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University.
Marian Anderfuren is Vice President for Communications and Enrollment Management, which comprises marketing, public relations, social media, web communications, alumni, events, and recruiting.
After more than 30 years as a newspaper editor, mostly at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, she embarked on a new career path in 2008 as Director of Media Relations for the University of Virginia’s Office of Public Affairs in Charlottesville.
In 2012, Ms. Anderfuren returned to Hampton Roads to join TCC, where she led the development of the college’s new website and social media profile. She is the college’s spokesperson and Freedom of Information Act officer.
She has a master’s in English from Old Dominion University and bachelor’s in journalism from Northern Illinois University.
Matthew J. Baumgarten is Executive Director of the TCC Real Estate Foundation and Chief Operating Officer for Facilities and Public Safety.
Mr. Baumgarten provides day-to-day leadership for TCC's Facilities Management Department and the College’s Real Estate Foundation Board. He also oversees Emergency Preparedness and Safety and Security.
He joined TCC in November 2015, bringing to the college 18 years of progressive real estate development and construction management experience.
For 10 years, he was design/build project manager and owner’s representative for Lincoln Property Company of Norfolk, managing all aspects of the development process and all phases of construction for military family housing neighborhoods in the Mid-Atlantic. In that role, he led the design process and budget development; coordinated the bidding process; negotiated contract awards, cost and schedule; and oversaw the construction management process.
Previously, Mr. Baumgarten was project engineer with Sussex Development Corp. of Virginia Beach, assigned to the joint-venture company that built Virginia Beach’s new convention center; project manager for Chianelli Building Corp. of Norfolk, where he managed the construction contract at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune; and a project manager with J.D. Miles and Sons, Inc., of Chesapeake.
As a nuclear engineer-qualified submarine warfare officer in the U.S. Navy, he was assigned to the U.S.S. James K. Polk SSN-645 homeported here in Norfolk.
Mr. Baumgarten holds a bachelor’s degree cum laude in mechanical engineering from Manhattan College in New York City and is a graduate of the Navy Nuclear Power Program Officer Course. He is a Virginia Beach resident.
Emanuel Chestnut Jr. is Interim Provost of the Norfolk Campus. He joined TCC in 2003 and brings more than 14 years of experience in the higher education community.
Prior to his appointment Mr. Chestnut held several leadership positions at the college. He served as Dean of Student Support Services on the Norfolk and Virginia Beach campuses and as Director of Military Student Support Services at TCC’s Center for Military and Veterans Education (CMVE). Additionally, he was an Academic Counselor at the Chesapeake and Norfolk campuses, and a Counselor and Coordinator at the Veterans Affairs Office on the Virginia Beach Campus.
Before coming to TCC, Mr. Chestnut proudly served his country in the United Stated Navy for 24 years. Mr. Chestnut earned a master’s degree in urban education - counseling from Norfolk State University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Saint Leo University.
Dr. James Edwards is the Interim Provost of the Chesapeake Campus. He joined TCC in 2014 and has more than 20 years of experience in higher education.
Dr. Edwards has served as Dean of Student Services on the Chesapeake Campus. Prior to TCC, Dr. Edwards served in several administrative posts, including Assistant Dean of Student Success, Dean of Enrollment Management, and Director of Multicultural/International Affairs at Northern Virginia Community College, Virginia Union University, James Madison University, and Georgia Perimeter College.
His expertise includes creating approaches to serving students in diverse settings, student retention, student learning outcomes, assessment, strategic planning, as well as strategies for assisting first-generation college students.
Dr. Edwards holds a doctorate in Higher Education and Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, a master's in Education-College Student Personnel Administration, and a bachelor's in Communications from James Madison University.
Sarah E. "Beth" Lunde is the Associate Vice President for Human Resources.
Ms. Lunde is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction for the college’s human resource management function including planning, integrating, and implementing human resource programs and policies, and talent and leadership development. Her office handles the day-to-day management and strategic planning and initiatives of key human resource functions, including employee recruitment, benefits, position classification, compensation, employee relations, training & development, and HR information systems.
Prior to becoming the Associate Vice President for Human Resources in July 2015, Ms. Lunde served as Assistant Director of Human Resources and seven years as the college’s Benefits Manager. Before coming to TCC, she spent three years as a Human Resources Coordinator for Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools, and ten years working in progressively responsible positions within the Human Resources Department at Trader Publishing Company.
Ms. Lunde earned her Master of Arts in Education degree in Human Resource Development from The George Washington University and her Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from James Madison University. Ms. Lunde is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resource Certification Institute and as a Senior Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP).
Corey L. McCray is Vice President for Workforce Solutions and Interim Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.
Dr. McCray joined TCC on July 2015. He provides college-wide leadership for the development and delivery of workforce education, training and services programs that focus on the primary industry sectors of South Hampton Roads: marine technologies, advanced manufacturing, health professions, hospitality and tourism, technology, small business assistance, military and government, and general workforce services.
Before coming to TCC, Dr. McCray directed the Pruden Center for Industry and Technology in Suffolk, Va., where he was accountable to sponsoring local school divisions, superintendents and school boards for oversight of secondary career and technical education and regional adult education programs. In addition, he oversaw dual enrollment courses with Virginia’s Community Colleges. Prior to the directorship, he served as assistant director and business/industry liaison at Pruden.
Dr. McCray was president of the Virginia Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators; he was an advisor to TCC’s automotive program and is outreach committee chairman of the advisory council at St. Leo University. He also served on the board of the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals, the Virginia Association of Career Technical Educators, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and Opportunity Inc.’s youth council board.
A U.S. Navy veteran and Chesapeake resident, Dr. McCray holds a Ph.D. in educational leadership from Old Dominion University. He also has a master’s degree in education leadership and supervision from Cambridge College and a bachelor’s in workforce education and training from Southern Illinois University.
Phyllis Milloy is Vice President for Finance.
Ms. Milloy joined TCC in 1993. She provides strategic, college-wide leadership for the functional areas that embrace TCC’s financial units including accounting, budgeting, procurement and materiel management, cash management, student financial aid processing, auxiliary services, contract management, and financial reporting for the college’s foundations. Additionally, she provides leadership financial aid processing services for other community colleges in the VCCS.
Ms. Milloy has over 30 years of experience in community colleges. Before joining TCC, she served as vice president for finance and administration at Rappahannock Community College, business manager for Danville Community College, and accountant for Johnson and Dooley, CPA.
She earned her master of business administration and bachelor of science in business management and accounting from Averett University. She was a student at Danville Community College.
Michael Summers is the Provost of the Virginia Beach Campus.
Previous to TCC, Dr. Summers was vice president for education and student affairs at Greenville Technical College in Greenville, S.C. Previously, he was division chair for technology and information systems at Danville Area Community College in Danville, Ill. Prior to that, he was a full-time teaching faculty member at Black Hawk College in Moline, Ill.
Dr. Summers is a board member on the Virginia Beach Central Business District Association, Virginia Beach Vision, the City of Virginia Beach Library Board, and the Community College Review Editorial Board. He is a member of the Virginia Beach Rotary Club.
Dr. Summers earned his doctorate in education in community college leadership from the University of Illinois. He holds a master’s degree in educational administration from Western Illinois University and a bachelor’s in occupational education from the University of Illinois.
Preceding her permanent appointment, Dr. Woodhouse served as Acting/Interim Provost of the Portsmouth Campus for nine months. She joined the college in 2006 as Dean of Social Sciences and Public Services at the Virginia Beach Campus.
Dr. Woodhouse’s experience, specifically in program development, led to the successful launch and accreditation of TCC’s funeral services program. Also, under her leadership, the TCC Child Development lab received a 4-star rating, as part of its participation in the Virginia Star Quality Initiative.
Before TCC, Dr. Woodhouse was the director of continuing education and professional studies at the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center for Norfolk State University.
Dr. Woodhouse is on the Portsmouth Partnership Board of Directors. She has been involved in the planning of the Whitney M. Young Jr. awards dinner for the Urban League of Hampton Roads. She previously served as president of the Friends of Hampton Roads, a community service organization committed to raising scholarship funds to support and inspire African-American youth.
Dr. Woodhouse holds a doctorate in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University and a master’s degree in urban education from Norfolk State University. She graduated with a bachelor’s in marketing and occupational education from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dr. Woodhouse and her family reside in Chesapeake.