Dr. Stephen Broyles has served as Dean of Administrative Services since May 2000. He is responsible for technology including the telephone system, facilities master planning, maintaining local board policies, records management, and elections. He is establishing a Purchasing Department for the college.
Dr. Broyles was born in Ohio. As a child, he traveled all over the states and the world, and was exposed to different cultures and styles of living at an early age. He received his educational training in the United States and Europe. He graduated from South Hadley High School in Massachusetts. He has an earned Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Ohio State University. Upon graduation, he began his career as an Education and Training Officer in the United States Air Force. He served in Michigan, Illinois, Texas, South Carolina, Alabama, Washington D.C. and in four countries--Germany, Italy, Korea, and Taiwan. Thus, he learned to live and work with people of many cultures. While in the Air Force, Dr. Broyles earned a Master of Arts degree in Human Relations and International Relations from Webster College. His Air Force duties ranged from being an administrative officer to squadron commander to Deputy Base Commander to a faculty member at the Air War College. After serving in the Air Force for 23 years, he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1992. He earned a Doctorate of Public Administration degree from the University of Alabama. Dr. Broyles next served as City Administrator in the City of Muenster, Texas from 1995-2000.
Dr. Broyles is active in local community organizations. He is a board member and treasurer of Keep Muenster Beautiful; member of the Muenster Chamber of Commerce; member of the Cooke County Local Emergency Planning Committee; member of the finance committee at his church; and a former member of the Kiwanis Club of Muenster for five years, two years as President.
On a personal note, Steve is married to Kay. They have a married son Porter, and a married daughter Leora, plus two grandchildren, Sierra and Kaytlin. He enjoys reading, teaching, spending time with his family, and participating in church activities. He has earned black belts in the Korean martial arts of Tae Kwon Do and Tang Soo Do. He combined two of his interests by teaching the martial art of Tang Soo Do to people from six years old and up for several years; he and his students competed in many tournaments. His next phase of martial arts training was learning the slower movements of Taoist Tai Chi, along with his wife. After attending training workshops together in Canada and throughout the states and being certified as Taoist Tai Chi instructors, they each taught tai chi for several years before moving to Texas.