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Several Waubonsee Community College employees recently accepted appointments to various industry and community boards.

Waubonsee Employees Accept Board Appointments

Several Waubonsee Community College employees recently accepted appointments to various industry and community boards.

Emily Hinton, Access Center for Disability Resources Manager, has been elected to the executive board of the Illinois/Iowa branch of the International Association for Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD). AHEAD is a professional membership organization for individuals involved in the development of policy and in providing quality services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities involved in all areas of higher education.

Dr. Melinda Tejada, Vice President of Student Development, was recently elected vice chairman of the Association for Individual Development (AID) Board of Directors. AID provides services to individuals who have developmental, physical and/or mental disabilities, those who have suffered a trauma or those at risk by providing them access to services.

Faith LaShure, Dean for Enrollment Management, was recently elected vice chairman of the Plano Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Robert Cook, TRIO Upward Bound Manager, was appointed to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce (QCAACC). QCAACC is a non-profit business organization in Aurora whose mission is to enhance the commercial environment and improve marketing opportunities for African American businesses in Kane, Kendall, DuPage and Will counties.