Kenneth (Kenny) Lawson serves as the Vice President for Instruction at Skagit Valley College, where he has worked since 2013. Prior to that, Kenny worked as a dean at Seattle Central College and Shoreline Community College. Before serving as dean, he was a faculty member at Shoreline, teaching Political Science and International Studies. He holds a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from the University of Utah, and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington. His daughter has a learning disability and continues to teach him to appreciate the contributions and to support the needs of diverse populations.