Helen Albright Elected NJCCC Chair
Recently, Camden County College Trustee Helen Albright was elected chair of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges, the state association for New Jersey’s 19 community colleges.
In her role as NJCCC chair, she will also serve as chair of the NJCCC’s Executive Committee. As a part of the seven-member Executive Committee, which includes four community college trustees and three community college presidents, Albright will help shape statewide community college policies and projects, including the implementation of the Strategic Goals for Student Success, the collective efforts of all 19 community colleges to improve student outcomes.
“I am honored to have been elected chair of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges by the community college trustees and presidents who make up the organization,” Albright said. “I very much look forward to working with the members on ways to better serve our present and future community college students as they work to realize their hopes and dreams.”
In addition to Albright serving as chair, Middlesex County College Trustee Thomas Tighe serves as the vice chair, while trustees Dr. Catherine McVicker of Raritan Valley Community College and Bakari G. Lee, Esq. of Hudson County Community College and presidents Dr. Raymond Yannuzzi of Camden County College, Dr. Thomas Isekenegbe of Cumberland County College and Dr. Margaret McMenamin of Union County College also serve on the Executive Committee.
Albright has served as a member of the Camden County College Board of Trustees since 2006. From 2009 to 2014, she served as the New Jersey state coordinator for the Association of Community College Trustees, the national community college trustees association in Washington, D.C. that serves as the voice of community college trustees to the presidential administration, U.S. Congress, and the Departments of Education and Labor.
A proud alumna of Camden County College and member of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for community college students, Albright also served as a member of the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders and as vice president of the Gloucester Township Council.