Published June 27, 2012
Greenville Technical College’s governing board, the Greenville County Commission for Technical and Higher Education, has elected four new officers.
The commission chair is Jennie Johnson, executive director of the Liberty Fellowship of South Carolina; the vice chair is David Stafford, COO of Michelin Americas Research Co.; the secretary is Kenneth Southerlin, who is retired from Greenville County Schools; and the treasurer is Coleman Shouse, a retired home builder and land developer.
The officers begin their terms on July 1.
Paul Batson, current commission chair, has been elected chair of the S.C. Association of Technical College Commissioners. He begins his new position July 1.
The Greenville Technical College Area Commission consists of 12 members, three of whom are nonvoting, appointed by the Legislative Delegation.
Area commission responsibilities include appointing a president of the college; representing the college before County Council and state agencies; establishing programs of instruction; applying standards of the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education to all college operations; and performing functions necessary for proper governance with regard to policy, personnel and fiduciary matters.