Leadership and Administration of Navarro College


Richard M. Sanchez, PhD.

Interim Chancellor

Dear Student,

Welcome! Your decision to attend Navarro College is an excellent choice. We hope you encounter an invigorating and enriching educational environment and a stimulating academic experience. Our goal is to assist you in achieving success, and we accept this challenge.

Navarro College is an outstanding institution. Dedicated to you, our students, we offer an array of educational offerings designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and necessary experience to successfully achieve your educational aspirations and prepare for the world of work. Our staff has a sincere commitment to students, and our campuses offer a most pleasing educational setting. Navarro College is a place where people of all ages, from all backgrounds and cultures, meet to participate in one of the most satisfying and enhancing learning experiences available in Texas.

We look forward to serving you. Navarro College offers a unique opportunity, and we invite you to join us for a memorable and lasting experience.

Every good wish for success. I am confident you will enjoy your experience with us and we hope you will embrace the tradition of excellence that has prevailed at Navarro College for over half a century.


Richard M. Sanchez
Interim Chancellor

Executive Leadership

The policies and procedures set forth by the Board of Trustees are carried out through Navarro College’s presidents and vice presidents. These administrators are responsible for day-to-day college operations and oversee Navarro College’s five locations.

Dr. Richard M. Sanchez, Interim Chancellor

Dr. Kenneth Martin, President, Ellis County Campuses

Ms. Carol Hanes, Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs

Dr. Harold Housley, Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Operations

Ms. Sina Ruiz,  Interim Vice President of Enrollment Management

Ms. Maryann Hailey, Vice President of Student Services

Mr. Jim Jones, Vice President of Finance & Administration

Ms. Marcy Ballew, Associate Vice President of Human Resources

Ms. Meredith Chase, Executive Director of Marketing and Public Information

Roark Montgomery, Director of Athletics