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Accreditation
Florida Keys Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges
and Schools to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia
30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida Keys Community College.
Equity Statement
Florida Keys Community College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution. Discrimination/harassment on the basis
of color, race, ethnicity, genetic information, sexual orientation, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status or
disability in admission to, or employment in, its education programs or activities is prohibited. Please report any form of
discrimination/harassment immediately to the College’s Equity Officer, LaVonda Meunier, Office 1512, Human Resources,
5901College Road, Key West Florida 33040, (305) 809-3248 or to the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of
Education.
The College President and Board of Trustees
Jonathan Gueverra, Ed.D.
President
Dr. Jonathan Gueverra is the sixth President and CEO of Florida Keys Community College. Prior to his arrival to FKCC,
Gueverra was the founding CEO of the Community College of the District of Columbia. He was recruited from his former
position as Provost of the Alexandria Campus at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) to lead the creation of
the first community college in our nation’s capital. In three years under his leadership, enrollment tripled, programs and
locations expanded, and more than $10 million of outside funds were raised.
Before NOVA, Gueverra was the Dean for the School of Business and Public Service at SUNY Canton, where he directed
activities that helped the two-year technical college become a baccalaureate degree-granting institution. He has also
taught at the undergraduate and at the graduate level and continues to teach at FKCC.
His publications on planning, leadership and technology may be found in
The Review of Higher Education
,
The Journal of the Association of
Higher Education, Technology Source,
and
On The Horizon.
Gueverra’s
article entitled
Repositioning for a Virtual Culture
published in
On the Horizon
was
chosen as a “Highly Commended AwardWinner” at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2008.
Gueverra received an Exemplary Leadership Award from the Chair Academy, an International Organization for Educational
Leaders founded by the Maricopa Community Colleges and a Lifetime Service Award fromWentworth Institute of
Technology for a commitment to service and to learning. He is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Beta Gamma, “Who’s
Who Among Students” and “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.”
Gueverra has served on numerous boards at local, regional and national levels. Currently, he serves on the boards of the
American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and Strayer University, in addition to chairing AACC’s Commission for
Academic, Student and Community Development.
Gueverra has a Doctorate of Education and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts, as
well as a bachelor’s degree from Providence College and an associate degree from Newbury College.
Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Gueverra and his wife of 30 years, Josephine, have three children: two grown
daughters, Joy and Joanne, and a 14-year-old son Julius.
District Board of Trustees
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