A native to southwest Oklahoma, Jill Lazenby assumed the position of director of marketing and communications in June 2009.

Raised in Altus, she is a 1999 graduate of Altus High School and Southwest Technology Center where she studied in the health science technology program and was named the outstanding student of the year.  Upon graduation, Jill attended the University of Central Arkansas where she obtained a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration-Marketing in the summer of 2005.

After obtaining her degree in Arkansas, Jill returned home to Altus in 2005 to raise her children and be close to her family. She worked for RB Electric as the office manager for five years before obtaining a full time position at Southwest Technology Center.