Northern Marianas College (NMC)’s Regent Nominating Committee is seeking two (2) prospective individuals to serve as members of its Board of Regents. This prestigious position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the strategic direction and governance of the College. We invite applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who are passionate about higher education and committed to advancing the College’s mission of cultivating stewardship through scholarship.

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Faculty Senate


The Faculty Senate is the official representative body and legislative body of the Faculty Assembly of NMC. The Faculty Senate acts on behalf of the faculty, and it is accountable to the Faculty Assembly for its actions. The Faculty Senate performs the following functions in the governance process of NMC: (1) initiates, develops, and reviews policies on academic and administrative matters of NMC; (2) provides advisory comment on proposed Board of Regents policies on academic and administrative matters prior to their adoption by the Board of Regents; (3) participates in maintaining the integrity of the academic processes of NMC. (From the Constitution of the Faculty Assembly of Northern Marianas College, Article II''Purpose)

In participating in the governance process of NMC, the Faculty Senate has voting representation on the College Council, and the Faculty Senate President serves as a nonvoting honorary member of the Board of Regents.

Faculty Senate Members:

  • Yunzi Zhang, PhD - President
  • Randy Yates, PhD - Vice-President
  • Jesse Pangelinan, MS - Secretary
  • Charlene Masiwemai, MA - Senator
  • Breanna Lee, RN - Senator
  • Johnny Aldan, BSN, RN - Senator
  • Michael Nurmi - Senator
  • Sara Forti - Senator
  • Willson Gaul - Senator