LTCC Superintendent/President & TEDx Co Host
Jeff DeFranco became Lake Tahoe Community College’s fifth superintendent/president in January 2017. Previously, he served as the college’s Vice President of Administrative Services for nearly five years. Jeff has worked in multiple educational settings including K-12, community college, and four-year institutions. Before coming to Tahoe, Jeff worked for the Springfield School District in Oregon for nine years as a district administrator.
Jeff is currently a doctoral candidate for a PhD in Global Leadership and Change from Pepperdine University. He earned his bachelor’s from California State University, Chico and his master's in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education Administration from the University of Oregon. He also received a professional certificate from Stanford University in Strategic Decision and Risk Management. Jeff is also an author, consultant, and presenter specializing in the fields of leadership, emotional intelligence, and change management.
LTCC Director & TEDx Organizer
Megan Waskiewicz is the Director of CONNECT Community Education for the Lake Tahoe Community College. She has served in this position since July, 2011. Megan has successfully designed and developed the start-up program which now serves a diverse population of the South Lake Tahoe community. In addition to serving the community, Megan has also developed strong community business partnerships.
Prior to her position at the Lake Tahoe Community College, Megan owned and operated a small business in South Lake Tahoe. Megan understands the needs and best interests of businesses in the South Lake Tahoe community.
Megan is a leader, entrepreneur, visionary and forward thinker.