WVC’s Chio Flores selected for Harvard Management Program


WENATCHEE, WA.-Dr. Chio Flores, vice president of student services and enrollment management at Wenatchee Valley College, has been accepted into Harvard University’s Institute for Educational Management (IEM). IEM is an immersive, two-week program that helps higher education leaders learn how to lead change, articulate vision, and foster and support organizational change. Flores said she is looking forward to adding to her professional toolkit, exploring ways to better lead and champion change, and offering her perspective to the IEM 2018 cohort.

Originally from Quincy, Dr. Flores received her GED and associate degree from Big Bend Community College and her bachelor’s and master’s in business from Eastern Washington University. She went on to receive her doctorate in higher education from Washington State University. Before coming to WVC in 2015, she worked at WSU as assistant director of transfer relations, as financial aid director, and, finally, as assistant dean of students and the director of the Cougar Money Management Program.

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Steve Hair
Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.