Anders is president of BCCC Faculty Senate for 2012-13

Published 11:18 pm Saturday, November 17, 2012


Owen J. “Jay” Anders, an instructor in the Business Division of Beaufort County Community College, has been named president of the Faculty Senate at BCCC for the 2012-13 Academic Year.
He is joined in the leadership of the organization by Jeanne Martin, vice president; Aino Jackson, secretary and Michele Manning, treasurer.
Jacksonville, Fla., native Anders is lead instructor of accounting at BCCC, a post he has held since 2007. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Tampa in 1967 and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from East Carolina University in 1986. He also holds a master’s in business administration from Campbell University, a master’s in accounting from Golden Gate University and a Certified Public Accountant certification from the State of North Carolina.
Anders is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps where he served as a data analyst and achieved the rank of sergeant. After leaving the military, Anders held a variety of accounting and management positions before joining the faculty at BCCC.
Anders has served in leadership positions in the BCCC Faculty Senate for the past few years. As president of the organization, he will represent the faculty at meetings of the BCCC Board of Trustees and at meetings of the BCCC Foundation Board of Directors. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening and spending time helping a friend with yard work.
Martin serves as an instructor in BCCC’s Associate Degree Nursing Program. A North Carolina native, Martin graduated from West Rowan High School in 1981 and earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1985. In 2011, Martin earned her master’s degree in nursing education from East Carolina University.
Martin has some 25 years’ experience in nursing and nursing education, with the bulk of her experience in adult critical care nursing in a variety of settings. Before joining the full-time faculty at BCCC, Martin was a critical care staff nurse for the Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, now Vidant Medical Center, and worked part-time as a member of the BCCC Nursing School clinical faculty teaching nursing students during their clinical rotations at Britthaven Nursing Home, Beaufort County Hospital and PCMH Cardiac Surgery Intermediate Unit.
She and her husband, Jay, whom she met while at Carolina, live in Washington. They have four sons. In her spare time, Martin leads and participates in Bible study classes, is a volunteer in the public schools and enjoys walking and reading.
Jackson is an instructor in BCCC’s Practical Nursing Program. Jackson graduated from Plymouth High School in 1975 and earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1979. She earned a master’s degree in nursing education from Walden University in 2011. Jackson received hematology/oncology training at the University of Cincinnati Hospital and management training at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, now Vidant Medical Center. While in college, she worked as a nursing assistant at the Washington County Hospital in Plymouth.
Since earning her degree, Jackson has held a variety of nursing posts. She has worked at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, the University of Cincinnati Hospital, Raleigh Community Hospital and Tar Heel Home Health before joining the ranks of nurse educators. In 1997, she accepted a position as a clinical instructor in Beaufort County Community College’s Nursing Assistant program. Before joining the practical nursing faculty, Jackson served as coordinator of the Nursing Assistant Program.
Jackson and her husband, Chris, live in Washington. They have four children and eight grandchildren. She is an active member of Beaver Dam Church of Christ and in her spare time enjoys reading and sewing.
Manning is a member of the BCCC Business Division faculty and teaches Medical Office and Office Administration classes. A graduate of Washington High School and a North Carolina Teaching Fellow, Manning attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before transferring to East Carolina University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from ECU in 1990 with concentrations in science and French. In 1994, Manning earned a master’s degree in education with a science concentration from ECU.
Manning is a veteran teacher. From 1990 to 1996, she served as a seventh grade science teacher at P.S. Jones Middle School in Washington. She left the teaching profession when her children were young and worked as a medical transcriptionist and bookkeeper for Pamlico Internal Medicine and Pamlico Urgent Care for about 10 years. Manning has been active in education and civic organizations in the community for many years. She enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her three boys.
The purpose of the Faculty Senate is to aide communication among BCCC faculty and between its members and the college administration. It also makes recommendation on college policy and governance issues of concern to faculty, advocates for faculty viewpoints on pertinent issues and works to develop cooperation among faculty in various instructional programs at the college, among other activities. Faculty Senate members recently enjoyed lunch with college President Barbara Tansey.