Sherry Simkins is the division chair for communication and fine arts at North Idaho College. As chair, she oversees programs in communication, journalism, fine arts, music, and theatre. She has been an instructor of communication since 2005. She also serves as a faculty discipline representative for the Idaho Statewide General Education. Simkins received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communication at Southern Utah University. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in educational leadership at Idaho State University.