The Houston Community College Board of Trustees has a new member. Pretta VanDible Stallworth, a business consultant and former college professor, won a run-off election December 9 to fill the District IX seat. Stallworth previously served on the board from 1989 through1993.
“The chancellor and board welcome back our colleague Pretta VanDible Stallworth to the HCC Board,” said Board Chair Eva Loredo. “As trustees, our role is to do what is best for the college and the 114,000 students who entrust us with their education each year. We look forward to sharing the great work of the college with her.”
Stallworth’s term begins Jan. 1, 2018 and continues until Dec. 31, 2023. District IX extends from the Alief area to Sunnyside in south Houston.
Houston Community College (HCC) is composed of 15 Centers of Excellence and numerous satellite centers that serve the diverse communities in the Greater Houston area by preparing individuals to live and work in an increasingly international and technological society. HCC is one of the country’s largest singly-accredited, open-admission, community colleges offering associate degrees, certificates, workforce training and lifelong learning opportunities. To learn more, visit www.hccs.edu.