GOVERNOR BESHEAR REAPPOINTS MEMBERS TO MCTC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Governor Steve Beshear has reappointed three members to the Maysville Community and Technical College Board of Directors.

Lillian H. Rice, Virginia W. Butler, and Kimberly D. Williams will each serve terms on the Board until September 22, 2017.

Our Board of Directors is very important to the success of Maysville Community and Technical College, said MCTC President Ed Story. The unselfish service, advice, and advocacy for the college are unmatched anywhere. I am so glad that these three ladies have decided to serve another term on our College Board. All of them are actively involved in college advancement and growth. Each one cares deeply about the success of our students.

Lillian H. Rice said, Leadership and education have been the two major theme songs throughout my life. I love serving on the College Board and we are accomplishing so much.

Mrs. Rice received her bachelors degree from the University of Kentucky and her graduate degree from Cornell University. She worked at the Mason County Coop Extension as the Extension Agent in Home Economics. Mrs. Rice is an honorary member of the Comprehend Board, serves on the Aging Council, among many others. She helped to start the Adult Education/ GED program which has grown to serve several counties. Mrs. Rice has given several scholarships to Maysville Community and Technical College. Mrs. Rice was the Chair of the Legislative Research Commission. She is married to Roy Rice.

Dr. Kimberly D. Williams said, I am honored to continue on the Maysville Community and Technical College Board of Directors and especially work with such an impressive and dedicated faculty and staff. Student enrollment has skyrocketed and it is exciting to see more and more people becoming aware of all that KCTCS has to offer.

Dr. Williams is from Paintsville, Ky. She received her medical degree from the University of Kentucky and her certificate in Medical Management from the American College of Physician Executives and Tulane University. She is currently Vice President Special Projects Emergency Physician at St. Claire Regional Medical Center, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine Voluntary Community-Based Faculty at the Albert B. Chandler Medical Center, and is Medical Director of the Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center at St. Claire Medical Center. Dr. Williams is a member of several committees and organizations. She is married to Dion C. Williams.

Virginia W. Butler said, I have been involved in education all of my life. It is an honor and privilege to serve on the Maysville Community and Technical College Board of Directors. I look forward to the opportunity to continue to do my part in developing a community of life- long learners at Maysville Community and Technical College.

Mrs. Butler taught at Maysville City Schools and is a retired teacher from Mason County Schools. She still continues to work as a reading specialist on a part- time basis at the Mason County Intermediate School. Mrs. Butler is a past member of the Mason Co. Library Board of Trustees , is currently serving on the Elizabeth Wallingford Old Washington Reservation Inc. and many other historical organizations. She is married to Richard Butler.

The Board of Directors is responsible for the recommendation of college presidential candidates and the evaluation of the current presidents performance in addition to adopting and amending an annual operating budget. The Board also approves and implements the colleges strategic plan.