TNCC President Elected to Board of Directors for the American Association of Community Colleges

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The Virginia Peninsula – Thomas Nelson Community College President Dr. Charles A. Taylor has been elected to the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) board of directors. President of TNCC since 2004, he will serve on the AACC board through June 30, 2011 effective this July.

Dr. Taylor holds a doctoral degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Loyola University of Chicago, a master’s degree in Education from The Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He was previously senior vice chancellor for administration and finance/chief operating officer at Peralta Community College District in Oakland, California and has held administrative and/or teaching posts at colleges in Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Texas, and Washington State.

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Thomas Nelson Community College President is Convener of Nationwide Presidents’ Round Table of African-American CEOs

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The Virginia Peninsula – Thomas Nelson Community College President Dr. Charles A. Taylor has been appointed as Convener, Chair, of the 2006-08 Presidents’ Round Table of African-American CEOs, a nationwide network of African-American leadership and academic expertise. As part of the celebration marking the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, the Presidents’ Round Table organization of African-American CEOs in community colleges will hold their annual meeting in the Williamsburg – Hampton Roads area with Thomas Nelson Community College serving as the host institution in 2007. More than 100 African-American Community College presidents, chancellors and CEOs from across the nation comprise the Presidents’ Round Table.

Founded in January 1983, the Presidents’ Round Table brings together African-American community college CEOs for the purpose of ensuring their success as college leaders.

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