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Union County, North Carolina

South Piedmont Community College Board of Trustees

Member Name Position Title Term Date District Qualifications

Frank Aikmus

Union County Board of Commissioner Appointee

5/16/2016-6/30/2020

at large

County Resident

Gary Summerfield

Union County Board of Commissioner Appointee

10/16/2017 - 6/30/2018

at large

County Resident

Christopher Duggan

Union County Board of Commissioner Appointee

8/7/2017 - 6/30/2021

at large

County Resident

Notes: If a member name cell is blank, it can mean either the current position and term are vacant, or the person who served in the capacity during the term date is still serving until a new appointment is made.

Legislation

GS 115D-12(a) and GS 115D-59

Number of Positions

3

Meeting Information

2nd Tuesday of every other month starting in December at 8:00 p.m. at SPCC, 4209 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe, NC.

Members notified

Contact Information

Clerk to the Board of Commissioners:
Lynn West, CMC
500 N. Main St., Room 914
Monroe, NC 28112

Phone: 704-283-3853
Email: west@unioncountync.gov

About the South Piedmont Community College Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of SPCC has the responsibility for the development and operation of SPCC in accordance with provisions of the law and the standard of the State Board of Community Colleges. Union County members are appointed by the Union County Board of Commissioners.

Powers and Duties

  • To elect a president or chief administrative officer of the College for such term and under such conditions as the trustees may fix, such election to be subject to the approval of the State Board of Community Colleges.
  • To elect or employ all other personnel of the College upon nomination by the president or chief administrative officer, subject to standards established by the State Board of Community Colleges. Trustees may delegate the authority of employing such other personnel to its president or chief administrative officer.
  • To purchase any land, easement, or right-of-way which shall be necessary for the proper operation of the College, upon approval of the State Board of Community Colleges.
  • To apply the standards and requirement for admission and graduation of students and other standards established by the State Board of Community Colleges.
  • To develop policies and procedures for the receipt of donations, gifts, bequests and the like, and for their investment and application.
  • To provide all or part of the instructional services for the College by contracting with other public or private organizations or institutions in accordance with regulation and standards adopted by the State Board of Community Colleges.
  • To perform such other acts and do such other things as may be necessary or proper for the exercise of the foregoing specific powers, including the adoption and enforcement of all reasonable rules, regulations, and by-laws for the government and operation of the College and for the discipline of students.
  • To establish or discontinue programs of instruction within the College.
  • To require the execution of such studies and take such steps as are necessary to insure the functions of the College are always those which are most helpful and feasible in light of the resources available to the College.
  • To recommend and adopt current expense and capital outlay budgets.

Composition

The Board of Trustees shall consist of 14 members appointed or elected as follows:

  • Two residents of Anson County appointed by the Governor
  • Two residents of Union County appointed by the Governor
  • Two members elected by the Anson County Board of Education
  • Two members elected by the Union County Board of Education
  • Two members elected by the Anson County Commissioners
  • Three members elected by the Union County Commissioners; and
  • The president of the student government or the chairman of the executive board of the student body of the community college, who shall serve as an ex officio non-voting member.

Terms

4 years