Title III Project Director for the NASNTI Grant
Anna Roland graduated from Ponca City High School in 1999, and has an Associate of Science in Secondary Education, a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, and a Master of Science in Instructional Design Technology. A former elementary educator, Roland began working for Northern Oklahoma College in 2017, beginning as the Title III Distance Learning Specialist, then transitioning to the role of NASNTI Grant Project Director in 2019. Outside of work, she enjoys volunteering with the children’s ministry at First Baptist Church in Ponca City, playing board games, reading and spending time with her husband and six children.
Title III Student Success Specialist for the NASNTI Grant
LeeAnna Bowling resides in Tonkawa Oklahoma. LeeAnna graduated from Edmond North High School and then, earned her Marketing Degree from Oklahoma State University. After graduating from college she married her husband Brian Bowling. The two settled into her husband’s childhood home in Tonkawa Oklahoma where they are raising their three daughters; Brooklyn, Blakely, and Baylor.
Title III Renewable Energy Specialist for the NASNTI Grant
Kathy Jackson trained as a Wind Turbine Technician at OSU-OKC in 2008-2010. Rather than climb towers, she decided to bring renewable energy education to Oklahoma classrooms and communities. As a KidWind Project instructor utilizing the KidWind curricula and gear, she has worked with over 20,000 students, educators, and adults across multiple states. A graduate of OSU with a B.S. in Accounting, she has a background in accounting, commercial real estate management, project and construction oversight, team development, corporate training, operations management as well as K-12+ STEM education. Kathy currently is an NOC adjunct professor teaching Wind Turbine Technicians and a NASNTI RE Specialist.
Dr. Kyle Parmley
Title III Precision Agriculture Specialist for the NASNTI Grant
Kyle Parmley is an alumni of Northern Oklahoma College and holds a MS and PhD in Plant Breeding from Iowa State University. Kyle is involved in many facets of agriculture ranging from introducing cutting edge technologies in vegetable plant breeding, hobby plant breeding, and assisting with a family ranch in northern Oklahoma. Kyle enjoys reading about and visiting historical sites with his wife Bailey and son Rhett. As the Precision Agriculture Specialist, Kyle’s aim is to create a program to equip students with the skills to utilize and understand new technologies to drive profitability and sustainability in agriculture.