Leah Goss to Serve on National Board for Community College Development Officers
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 15 -- The Louisiana Community and Technical College System issued the following news release:
Leah Goss, senior vice president for system advancement for Louisiana's Community and Technical Colleges, has been named to the Board of Directors for the Council for Resource Development (CRD) in Washington, DC. She will serve beginning November 2013 as President-Elect.
CRD is the only professional association exclusively advocating and promoting community college resource development. The organization supports professionals and develops leaders through education, advocacy and mentoring.
A 16 year executive in the non-profit sector, Goss has been actively involved with CRD since 2004 and believes passionately in the mission of community colleges. She is devoted to strengthening resources and resource development professionals.
"I am humbled by the opportunity to serve as President-Elect and will dedicate myself to working with my fellow colleagues to take CRD to the next level," said Goss.
"I consider it an honor for the students of Louisiana that Leah has been elected by her peers as president-elect of CRD. I support her commitment and engagement in this role and its responsibilities," said Joe May, president of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. "I am confident she will use this platform to continue to promote the mission of resource development for community colleges both within Louisiana, and nationally."
"As community colleges strive to fulfill our society's goals to enrich our communities through workforce training and college degree attainment, we are thrilled that Leah Goss will help guide CRD's strategic vision to provide the gold standard in professional development and advocacy for our members," said Polly Binns, CFRE, executive director for the Council for Resource Development. "We will engage her expertise in the field and passion for the mission to lead our planning and development as the premier professional development association for community college development officers."
The LCTCS Foundation leads and inspires private support for Louisiana's community and technical colleges to ensure excellence in meeting the education and workforce needs of our State's students, businesses and communities.
CRD represents over 1,600 community college resource development officers at more than 730 two-year colleges, and is an affiliate council of the American Association of Community Colleges. Members include college foundation executive directors, grant development and management officers, alumni officers, major and planned gifts officers, and faculty, staff, and presidents who engage in activities to raise resources to support the mission of the nation's community colleges.
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