Dr. Mary Tripp Gaier, Vice President for Organizational Development for Sinclair Community College, is responsible for articulating and cultivating a clear and progressive vision consistent with Sinclair's vision for learning excellence for the following areas:
Dr. Gaier oversees the strategic planning of these areas guiding them in the implementation of processes and procedures required to fulfill Sinclair's learning-centered mission to support its students, faculty, staff, and administration.
Dr. Gaier has more than 28 years of community college experience including 10 years of classroom teaching and six years in academic administration in the Florida Community College System. Appointed by President Johnson to work as Assistant to the President in 2003, Mary was appointed the first organizational development vice president in 2006.
Dr. Gaier holds a BS in education from Wright State University, a M.Ed. in curriculum from Xavier University, and a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from the University of South Florida. Mary is the chair of the College and University Consortium of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and a member of the Leadership Dayton Board of Governors. Additionally, Mary has served for many years on the advisory board of HelpLink 211, and she is a graduate of Leadership Dayton.