Shoshannah Landis is currently in the Science Division as an Administrative Assistant, Sr., but has been with PVCC for over 21 years in many capacities, including being a temp and student worker for six years starting in the former CDL. She’s also worked as the campus’ PBX operator, temped in the Communications and Humanities Division before being Board Approved in the HES Division as a Secretary II and in the BUS/IT Division. Shoshannah serves on various committees; TACT, DEIE, and Employee Lifecycle.
In the intervening years, she received her BS in Psychology from Colorado Christian University and qualified for a Theater Certificate from PVCC, after being on the National Dean’s Registry, The President’s List, in Honors and having a few of her writings published in the ‘Paradise Review Literary Anthology’ and ‘Altered Barbie’. Shoshannah was also involved with both the North Valley Relay For Life (held at PVCC) and the Cave Creek/Carefree Relay; from co-chairing the committee, marketing, and logistics to being a team captain
Previous to both attending and working at PVCC, Shoshannah was a single mom who Home Educated her three sons in both a co-op setting and various learning environments. She also founded and directed an independent theater group that traveled/performed around the valley before working with various theaters as a Stage Manager - because it was a paying gig! She actually has three resumes now: one professional, one acting resume and one for technical theater.
Shoshannah has had extensive training through the state to work with DDD individuals, as a respite caregiver in both a Group Home setting as well as private homes for a few years and enjoyed time spent exploring art therapy with them. And she worked as a caregiver to a Parkinson’s patient for years, utilizing both art and doll play as tools to express emotions.
Finally, Shoshannah has pet pigs and one in particular that travels with her to events. This helps our community members to both understand pigs as the 4th smartest animal on the planet and their individual needs as well as pig ownership/responsibility.
When not working, Shoshannah has enjoyed and been adept at; fishing, camping, working with her bandsaw, crocheting, singing to her piggies, creating OOAK dolls to sell (including Baby Yoda’s!), painting anything that stands still long enough, writing poetry and creative nonfiction, rollerblading, bike riding, hanging out w/her Belgian Malinois, kitties or Jed the African Sulcata Tortoise & simply creating!