The Honors Council is comprised of Arizona Western College and Northern Arizona University faculty, administrators, and Honors students charged with the oversight of Honors Program operations.
The Honors Council's primary purpose is to assist and guide the Honors Director in the operation of the Honors Program.
Honors Council Members-Present
Melissa Behunin, Honors Program Director (chair)
Light Bryant, faculty (SMAD representative)
Chip Straley, faculty (HUMD representative)
Marco Diaz, Student Services representative
Zaynab Hourani, Phi Theta Kappa Club President
Rachel Roman, Honors Program Senior Secretary
David Burris, (BLAD representative)
Faculty TBA, (CTED representative)
The Honors Director, (Melissa Behunin)
The Honors Director is selected from the AWC Faculty to serve for three years. This continuing Faculty member is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Program. The Director reports to the Honors Council and to the Dean of Instruction, Linda Elliot-Nelson.