Several new officers were elected at the annual meeting of the Walters State Community College Foundation trustees on May 22 at the college’s Morristown campus.
Linda Ogle, a businesswoman from Pigeon Forge was elected president; Glenn Thompson, an accountant from Morristown, was named vice president. Scott Reams, an attorney from Morristown, was elected secretary. And Morristown resident Dr. Mark Hurst, an assistant vice president for College Advancement at Walters State, was named treasurer.
Ogle could not attend Monday’s meeting. In an audio tape, though, she said “I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to express what a tremendous honor it is to be elected to serve as the president of this outstanding foundation. The trustees not only care about enhancing the quality of life in our region but are actively engaged in doing so. You dedicate your time, energy, and philanthropy to create more opportunities through education. And I am extremely grateful and honored to serve as president of this foundation and its generous and visionary trustees for the 2012-13 academic year.”
Ogle replaces Mike Fishman, editor and publisher of the Citizen Tribune, as foundation president.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.