Outstanding Community College Leaders Receive Regional Awards

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2015 ACCT Regional Awards Recipients Announced; Regional Awardees Compete for National-level Recognition Friday, October 16, 2015 at the ACCT Annual Leadership Congress in San Diego, California.

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Regional Awards for community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional board staff members. The 2015 ACCT Awards are sponsored by Economic Modeling Specialists (EMSI) and EdFinancial Services.

ACCT's Regional Awards recognize the tremendous contributions made by trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional board staff.

"As the importance of community colleges has grown, it is more important than ever to recognize the outstanding leadership of those individuals for their contributions to the sector," said ACCT Chair and Lansing Community College Trustee Robin M. Smith.

"ACCT's regional awards represent the very best our colleges have to offer," said ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown.

The full list of awardees, which were announced individually via Twitter @CCTrustees over the past week, follows.

2015 ACCT Regional Awardees

2015 Trustee Leadership Award Recipients

CENTRAL REGION
Nadine Feighan
Cuyahoga Community College, Ohio

NORTHEAST REGION
Peter Schmidt
Warren County Community College, N.J.

PACIFIC REGION
Paul Gomez
Chaffey College, Calif.

SOUTHERN REGION
George Regan
Robeson Community College, N.C.

WESTERN REGION
John Davies
Northeast Community College, Neb

2015 ACCT Regional Equity Award Recipients

CENTRAL REGION
Jackson College, Mich.

NORTHEAST REGION
Anne Arundel Community College, Md.

SOUTHERN REGION
Halifax Community College, N.C.

WESTERN REGION
Southeast Community College, Neb.

2015 ACCT Regional Chief Executive Officer Award Recipients

CENTRAL REGION
Linda Allen
Hawkeye Community College, Iowa

NORTHEAST REGION
Carl Haynes
Tompkins Cortland Community College, N.Y.

PACIFIC REGION
Linda Kaminski
Yakima Valley Community College, Wash.

SOUTHERN REGION
Ronnie Booth
Tri-County Technical College, S.C.

WESTERN REGION
Brenda Hellyer
San Jacinto College District, Texas

2015 ACCT Regional Faculty Member Award Recipients

CENTRAL REGION
Erin Wilding-Martin
Parkland College, Ill.

NORTHEAST REGION
O. Pauline Chow
Harrisburg Area Community College, Pa.

PACIFIC REGION
Ryann Leonard
Big Bend Community College, Wash.

SOUTHERN REGION
Maureen Tremel
Seminole State College, Fla.

WESTERN REGION
Suryakant Desai
Dallas County Community College District, Texas

2015 ACCT Regional Professional Board Staff Member Award Recipients

CENTRAL REGION
Valerie Krueger
Moraine Park Technical College, Wis.

NORTHEAST REGION
Carol Sherman
Harford Community College, Md.

PACIFIC REGION
Beverly Bailey
Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, Calif.

SOUTHERN REGION
Cheryl Daley
Seminole State College, Fla.

WESTERN REGION
Pamela Payne
El Paso Community College, Texas

ACCT congratulates the 2015 ACCT Regional ACCT Award recipients for their outstanding work.

Those recognized at the regional level will contend for the national-level recognition of the following ACCT Association Awards: 2015 M. Dale Ensign Trustee Leadership Award; 2015 Charles Kennedy Equity Award; 2015 Marie Y. Martin Chief Executive Award; 2015 William H. Meardy Faculty Member Award; and 2015 ACCT Professional Board Staff Member Award.

One outstanding award recipient in each category will be announced during the Annual ACCT Awards Gala on Friday, October 16 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, in conjunction with the 46th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress.

ABOUT ACCT

Founded in 1972, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is the nonprofit educational organization of governing boards, representing more than 6,500 elected and appointed trustees of community, technical, and junior colleges in the United States and beyond. ACCT's purpose is to strengthen the capacity of community, technical, and junior colleges and to foster the realization of their missions through effective board leadership at local, state, and national levels. For more information, visit http://www.acct.org. Follow ACCT on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/CCTrustees.

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