Board Authority and Responsibility for Governance
The Board of Trustees has the responsibility for development and governance of Craven Community College.
The 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 Craven CC 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 eight times per year.
Craven Community College is fortunate to have an extremely dedicated and supportive Board.
|NAME||EXPIRATION DATE||APPOINTED BY|
|Mr. Stephen Cella||June 30, 2020||Governor|
|Mr. Tabari Wallace||June 30, 2023||Governor|
|Mr. Bill Taylor||June 30, 2022||Governor|
|Mr. Whit Whitley||June 30, 2021||Governor|
|Dr. Ervin Patrick||June 30, 2023||Craven County Board of Commissioners|
|Ms. Jennifer Dacey||June 30, 2022||Craven County Board of Commissioners|
|Dr. Jim Davis||June 30, 2021||Craven County Board of Commissioners|
|Ms. Etteinne (ET) Mitchell||June 30, 2024||Craven County Board of Commissioners|
|Mr. Ronald Knight||June 30, 2021||Craven County Board of Education|
|Mr. Kevin Roberts||June 30, 2024||Craven County Board of Education|
|Ms. Brenda Wilson||June 30, 2022||Craven County Board of Education|
|Ms. Allison Morris||June 30, 2021||Craven County Board of Education|
|Mr. Jeff Williams||Ex-Officio||Foundation Board President|
|Ms. Grace Beauchamp||Ex-Officio||Student Government President|
|Dr. Raymond Staats||Ex-Officio||College President|
Ms. Allison Morris, Chair
Mr. Whit Whitley, Vice Chair
Dr. Raymond Staats, Secretary