Marc Gaspard and Don Meyer will take over duties as chairman and vice-chairman of the Pierce College Board of Trustees at the board‚Äôs next meeting at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Pierce College Puyallup. The meeting will be held in the College Center building (in the multipurpose room on the first floor). The public is encouraged to attend.
Gaspard was first appointed to the Board of Trustees by Gov. Chris Gregoire in November 2006. Gaspard is president of the Washington Financial League and administrative director of the Washington Mortgage Lenders Association. He is a former Majority Leader for the state Senate and worked seven years as the executive director of the Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Meyer has been serving on the Pierce College Board of Trustees since his appointment in 2002, and served as board chairman in 2004-05. He is the executive director of Foss Waterway Development Authority and a member of several public service organizations, including the Executive Council of Greater Tacoma, the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce, and the Metropolitan Development Council.
The chairman and vice-chairman are each elected by the board for one-year terms.
For more information on the Pierce College Board of Trustees, visit www.pierce.ctc.edu.