Mary Lou Hernandez Receives ACCT Professional Board Staff Member Award
By Angela Askey, Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing
Mary Lou Hernandez, Executive Assistant to the CAC President & Governing Board recently received the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Professional Board Staff Member Award during the 53rd Annual ACCT Leadership Congress.
Earlier this summer, Hernandez was one of five professionals named a Regional Award recipient making her eligible for this prestigious national award.
“Identifying and recognizing outstanding community college leaders is a highlight of our year,” said ACCT President and CEO Jee Hang Lee. “The 2022 awardees are among the most dedicated we’ve seen, reflecting our colleges’ tireless commitment to helping students succeed. It is a privilege for all of us at ACCT to be able to shine a spotlight on some of the incredible people and programs at community colleges. Congratulations to all of this year’s awards recipients.”
The Professional Board Staff Member Award was first awarded by ACCT in 2001 and is presented to any board staff member of an ACCT member two-year post-secondary institution for providing exemplary service to the institution’s Governing Board.
Hernandez stated, “I am honored. Receiving this award has been a highlight to my career.”
|About ACCT: Founded in 1972, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is the nonprofit educational organization of governing boards, representing more than 6,500 elected and appointed trustees of community, technical, and junior colleges in the United States and beyond. ACCT’s purpose is to strengthen the capacity of community, technical, and junior colleges and to foster the realization of their missions through effective board leadership at local, state, and national levels. For more information, visit www.acct.org.|