August 14, 2017
Delta College recently welcomed these new employees to leadership roles. Delta employs nearly 500 full-time faculty and staff, with about 20 percent having worked at the college for 20-plus years.
Dr. Martha Crawmer, residing in Saginaw, has been hired as the Dean of Teaching and Learning. Dr. Crawmer comes to us from Springfield, Ohio with 16 years combined experience as a Dean at community college institutions. As the Dean of Teaching and Learning at Delta she will promote best practices and excellence in teaching and learning to ensure student success by providing leadership for all academic divisions.
Sarah DuFresne, CPA, residing in Essexville, has been hired as the Controller. She comes to us with
a Masters in Educational Leadership and with 8 years of experience as the Director
of Finance and Accounting at Bay City Public Schools. As the Controller, she will be responsible for all college budgeting, accounting and financial activities.
Kristi Kozubal, JD, residing in Bay City, has been hired as the SBDC Regional Director. She comes
to us with a Juris Doctor Degree and 10 years of experience as a business, real estate
and trust attorney representing small business owners. As the SBDC Regional Director
she will provide comprehensive leadership, oversight, planning, resource development,
coordination and management of the SBDC Regional Center.
Dr. Elsa Olvera, residing in Saginaw, has been hired as the Director of the Educational Opportunity Center. She comes to us with 9 years combined experience in higher education as well as 8 years of experience as the Director of Community Educational Services for the City of Saginaw Public School District. As the Director of the EOC, she will be responsible for every facet of community outreach to meet all goals and objectives for the EOC while enforcing all federal and institutional policies.
Andrew (Drew) Ornelas has been hired as the Coordinator of Veteran Services. He comes to us with 5 years of experience in a high school setting, and 24 years in the military. He was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, Airborne Wings and two Bronze Stars. As the Coordinator of Veteran Services, he will promote benefits awareness and utilization as well as work with the VA regarding benefits distribution. He will also provide course advisement, transfer and career support and assist with college recruitment.