CSCC Holds Spring Board Meeting; Announces New Board Chair

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Pictured from left to right: Dr. Bill Seymour, CSCC president, Amy Card-Lillios; Gary Fuller; and Cindy Dawson, executive director, Cleveland State Foundation.
Pictured from left to right: Dr. Bill Seymour, CSCC president, Amy Card-Lillios; Gary Fuller; and Cindy Dawson, executive director, Cleveland State Foundation.

Cleveland State Community College Foundation recently held its spring board meeting in the George R. Johnson Cultural Heritage Center on the CSCC campus.

Amy Card-Lillios has served as board chair since 2015 and passed the gavel to the incoming chair Gary Fuller at the conclusion of the meeting.

Ms. Card-Lillios will continue to serve as a trustee, but in the role as past chair. Other officers elected include Mike Griffin as vice chair, Ann McCoin as secretary and Veronica Fox as treasurer.


Two trustees were recognized as they retired off the board. Georgia Gann has served since 2010 and Jeff Morelock (not pictured) has served since 1989. Pictured from left to right: Gann, Card-Lillios and Dr. Bill Seymour, CSCC president.
Two trustees were recognized as they retired off the board. Georgia Gann has served since 2010 and Jeff Morelock (not pictured) has served since 1989. Pictured from left to right: Gann, Card-Lillios and Dr. Bill Seymour, CSCC president.


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