Oklahoma City Community College

Office of the President

Marlene Shugart

Dr. Marlene Shugart, Chief of Staff

Marlene Shugart came to Oklahoma City Community College in September, 2009, and currently serves as Chief of Staff. Before serving in her current position, she served as the Acting Vice President for Administrative Services from 2015-2016 and served as the OCCC Director of Emergency Planning and Risk Management from 2013-2015.  From 2010-2013, she served as the OCCC Aquatic Specialist, and the OCCC Health and Fitness Specialist.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California.

Greg Gardner

Greg Gardner, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Acting Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services

Greg Gardner came to Oklahoma City Community College in June, 2008, and currently serves as the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Acting Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services. Before serving in his current position, he served as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs from 2008-2017. In addition, he served as the Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs from 2016-2017.

Prior to his time at OCCC, he served in many administrative capacities at Murray State College in Tishomingo, OK. Mr. Gardner also has a number of years of experience in the classroom at several colleges.

Rob Greggs

Rob Greggs, Acting Vice President for Informational and Instructional Technology Services

Rob Greggs came to Oklahoma City Community College in September of 2009 and currently serves as the Acting Vice President for Information and Instructional Technology Services. In his tenure at OCCC, Mr. Greggs has served as the Coordinator of Network and Telecommunications Services and the Director of Information Technology Infrastructure. Mr. Greggs came to OCCC from private sector healthcare where he worked with all digital specialty hospitals and surgery centers across the United States.

Mr. Greggs holds a number of professional and technical certifications in technology administration as well as an Associate degree from OCCC. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Leadership from the University of Oklahoma.

Cordell Jordan

Cordell Jordan, Executive Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Cordell Jordan came to Oklahoma City Community College in February 2007, and currently serves as the Executive Director of Marketing and Public Relations.  In his tenure at OCCC he has also served as the college public information officer and as an adjunct professor of business.

Prior to arriving at Oklahoma City Community College, Mr. Jordan served as Communications Manager at Oklahoma City Public Schools, the state’s largest school district. He also had a distinguished career working in both radio and television news, most recently at KWTV Channel 9 in Oklahoma City.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from the University of Central Oklahoma, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Oklahoma Christian University.

Brenda Carpenter

Brenda Carpenter, Acting Chief Financial Officer and Director of Financial Accounting

Brenda Carpenter, CPA, CISA, joined OCCC in 2006 as the Assistant Director of Finance. She has served as the Director of Financial Accounting for the college since 2012 and also serves at the Acting Chief Financial Officer. Before to coming to OCCC, she worked in various private and public sector accounting and auditing positions.

Ms. Carpenter holds an A.S. from Oklahoma City Community College and received her bachelors with distinction in business administration from the University of Oklahoma. She received her CPA certification in February 1987 and received CISA designation in 1990. She owns and operates a small CPA firm, Carpenter & Associates, PC. As a consultant, she assisted OCCC in the early adoption of GASB 34, for which she received a letter of commendation from the State of Oklahoma’s Office of State Finance.

She is a charter member of OCCC’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society, and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Golden Key Club honors societies. She is past treasurer of the local chapter of ISACA, past speaker for the Institute of Internal Auditors and Southwest Intergovernmental Audit Forum, and is a member of Oklahoma Association of College Business Officers.

Lemuel Bardegues

Lemuel Bardeguez, Vice President for Community Development

Lemuel Bardeguez is the Vice President for Community Development. In his capacity as Vice President, he oversees five of OCCC’s Divisions: Cultural Programs, Recreation and Fitness, Community Outreach and Education, and Career Transitions.

Mr. Bardeguez is the President for the Oklahoma Presenters Network, the state’s consortium of performing arts presenters, the Vice-Chair of the Southwest Performing Arts Presenters (SWAPAP) consortium, and serves on the board of directors of the Cultural Development Corporation of Central Oklahoma. Prior to arriving at Oklahoma City Community College, Mr. Bardeguez served as the Oklahoma Arts Council Program Director for Community Arts and graduated from the agency's Leadership Arts program.  He has also served as an expert panelist for a number of State Arts Agencies and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is also an accomplished classical saxophonist and music educator. He has served on the music faculties of Oklahoma State University and Oklahoma City University. Mr. Bardeguez holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Chris Snow

Chris Snow, Executive Director of Facilities Management

Chris Snow came to Oklahoma City Community College in June of 1987 and currently serves as the Executive Director of Facilities Management. In his leadership role as the Executive Director of Facilities Management, Mr. Snow is responsible for Facilities Management Administration, Building Maintenance and Operations, Building and Campus Services, Material Control and Energy Management. He also provides leadership in support of capital improvement projects conducted by OCCC. In his tenure at OCCC, Mr. Snow served as the Building Services Assistant, Aquatic Maintenance Mechanic, Building Maintenance and Operations Supervisor, Assistant Director of Facilities Management and Director of Facilities Management. Mr. Snow has also held numerous positions in support of the State, Regional and International Chapters of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA).  

He holds an Associate of Arts in Diversified Studies from Oklahoma City Community College, a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Safety from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Masters of Education in Higher Education Administration with Honors from the University of Central Oklahoma. He also achieved his Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential in 2010.

Regina Switzer Dr. Regina Switzer, Acting Vice President for Human Resources

Regina Switzer came to Oklahoma City Community College in May, 2013, and currently serves as the Acting Vice President for Human Resources. In her tenure at OCCC, she has served as the Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator. Prior to coming to OCCC, she served as an Assistant Attorney General with the Office of the Oklahoma Attorney General, for five years. Prior to that, during her 14 years with the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, she held the positions of Assistant Director of the Oklahoma Guaranteed Student Loan Program and Associate General Counsel.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma, and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.