Board of Trustees

Board Authority and Responsibility for Governance

The Board of Trustees has the responsibility for development and governance of Craven Community College.

The 14-member Board of Trustees includes four member appointments by the Governor, four by the Craven County Board of Commissioners and four by the Craven County Board of Education, with each member appointed for a four-year term. The Student Government President and CCC Foundation Board President serve as ex-officio, non-voting members.

The College President, as executive officer of Craven Community College, also attends and participates in all meetings, without vote. The President submits recommended policies and policy decisions to the Board, along with program, financial and other resource recommendations. As elected, the President also serves as executive officer of and secretary for the Board.

The Board of Trustees is authorized as per the Community College Laws of North Carolina, as a leadership body corporate to be responsible for setting all College Policy and for appointing the College President; purchasing, holding and transferring title to all land and property; instituting and defending legal actions; provide for receipt and acceptance of donations, gifts and bequests and contracting with other organizations; and encouraging the establishing of private and nonprofit corporations to support the College. Board members serve without compensation.

The Board meets quarterly, and all members serve on at least one of the four Standing Committees: Academic and Student Affairs, Facilities, Finance and Personnel.

Craven Community College is fortunate to have an extremely dedicated and supportive Board.

Click here to download the current Board of Trustees bylaws.

NAME EXPIRATION DATEAPPOINTED BY
Mr. Gary Baldree, Sr. June 30, 2016Governor
Ms. Earline Sills WilliamsJune 30, 2015Governor
Mr. William TaylorJune 30, 2018Governor
Mayor Chuck TysonJune 30, 2017Governor
Judge Kenneth CrowJune 30, 2015Craven County Board of Commissioners
Ms. Jennifer DaceyJune 30, 2018Craven County Board of Commissioners
Ms. Rosanne LeahyJune 30, 2017Craven County Board of Commissioners
Ms. Carol MattocksJune 30, 2015Craven County Board of Commissioners
Mr. Ronald KnightJune 30, 2017Craven County Board of Education
Mr. Kevin RobertsJune 30, 2016Craven County Board of Education
Ms. Brenda WilsonJune 30, 2018Craven County Board of Education
Ms. Allison MorrisJune 30, 2017Craven County Board of Education
Mr. Jonathan Segal Ex-OfficioFoundation Board President
Ms. Alison GroseEx-OfficioStudent Government President
Dr. Catherine ChewEx-OfficioCollege President

Officers 2014-2015

Chair
Mr. Kevin Roberts
Vice Chair
Ms. Rosanne Leahy
Secretary
Dr. Catherine Chew

 

Standing Committees
The Board of Trustees operates with four Standing Committees:

Academic and Student Affairs Committee
Chair: Ms. Earline Sills Williams
Facilities Committee
Chair: Mr. Gary Baldree, Sr.
Finance Committee
Chair: Ms. Brenda Wilson
Personnel Committee
Chair: Ms. Rosanne Leahy

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