Dr. Linda Qualia, director of counseling, was elected to a two-year term on the Collin County Council on Family Violence Advisory Board and as chair of the Professional Development Committee.
Linda Andrews, reference librarian at the Preston Ridge Campus was elected as chair of the Museums, Arts and Humanities Division of the Special Libraries Association, a major international library organization.
Pete Brierley, professor of convergence technology, served as the lead team member in a workshop titled "Turnkey Labs to Implement Green IT and Other ICT Concepts," training teachers at the High Impact Technology Exchange Conference. Brierley led a team made up of the Convergence Technology Center's mentored college program of faculty from around the nation.
Lisa Vasquez, executive director of College and Public Relations, was chosen to chair the Community college Track at the 2012 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in Fort Worth.
Kyle Wilkison, professor of history, was elected vice president of the Texas Oral History Association (TOHA). This statewide professional association is a network for oral history practitioners that promotes the use of professional interviewing and archiving standards.
Counselor Amy Lenhart was elected to the Board of the American College Counseling Association. This is a national organization of over 1,500 college counselors, educators and psychologists that provides support, networking and resources to assist its members in achieving a greater degree of success in their higher education positions.