“It has been a pleasure to work below the calm, regular management of Governing Board Chair Patty Garcia and with my devoted Board members for the previous a number of years,” White stated. “It’s an honor, and I look ahead to being part of the Governing Board and the CCC household as we optimistically transfer forward in 2021.”
White, who was voted into the place of Chair unanimously throughout Wednesday’s assembly, takes over for Board Member Patricia Garcia, who has held the Chair place for the final six years. White, who has been a member of the board since November 1998, represents District 1 for Coconino County, which covers a part of Flagstaff and extends to Tusayan, Supai and the western fringe of the county.
The Board additionally voted unanimously to call Board Member Joseph Smith as Vice Chair.
“I’m excited to function the vice chair of the CCC District Governing Board and to work alongside Chair White,” Smith stated. “His a few years of public service, together with his intensive time on the District Governing Board, might be enormously helpful to the board and the Faculty as a complete.”
Smith, who lives in Web page, added that he want to thank former Chair Garcia for being exemplary in her function.
“Her sleek and passionate management has been vastly influential in guiding CCC to the place we’re at present, together with the unprecedented occasions skilled over the previous yr with the pandemic,” Smith stated.
Smith represents District 5 for Coconino County, which incorporates Tuba Metropolis, Web page, Fredonia and far of the northern a part of the county. Smith started his service as a Board Member in August 2019.
White and Smith start their management roles Monday, Jan. 25, throughout an annual Board Finances Retreat, and they’re going to serve in these roles till January 2022.
About Coconino Neighborhood Faculty
CCC has served residents throughout 18,000 sq. miles of Coconino County since 1991. The Faculty has the objective of enhancing the lives of our residents by way of workforce improvement and better training.
CCC offers inexpensive tuition and presents certificates applications and two-year affiliate levels in educational and profession fields. CCC additionally has applications that ease scholar transition to any of the three state universities, together with the award-winning CCC2NAU.
CCC reaches out to the extra rural parts of the County and Tribal Lands. Educational websites supply courses by way of on-line, in-person and Zoom video conferencing courses to satisfy the wants of scholars in rural and distant areas. Almost 20 p.c of CCC’s college students are Native American learners.