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OTC Board of Directors Recognized for 100% Board Certification

The Okefenokee Technical College Board of Directors was recognized by the Technical College Directors’ Association (TCDA) at the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) 2011 Leadership Conference in Savannah last month for achieving 100% Board Certification.

Each director of the Board must be certified individually. The newest member of the Board, Dr. Keith Johnson, was recognized as meeting the criteria for certification at the conference, enabling the entire Board to be recognized. Johnson became an OTC board director July 1, 2011.

The TCDA’s purpose is to build the capability of the local boards of directors to effectively increase the real and perceived value of technical and adult education in Georgia. The organization was formed in 1990 as an educational non-profit organization and supports the technical colleges in having board members who are “work-ready.”

Mr. John Pharr, OTC Board Chair, and Dr. Keith Johnson represented the OTC Board at the leadership conference. “We appreciate their support and extra efforts to make OTC shine,” stated OTC President Dr. Gail Thaxton. “Congratulations to the entire OTC Board of Directors for this accomplishment.”

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The OTC Board of Directors was recognized recently for achieving 100% Board Certification. Board directors are Board Chair John Parr (front to back, L to R), OTC President Dr. Gail Thaxton, Dr. Bonnie Davis (Charlton), OTC Executive Assistant to the President Margaret Fairley, Daniel Johnson (Pierce), Dr. Keith Johnson (Ware), Dr. Greg Jacobs (Brantley), Pete Pyrzenski (Ware), Phillip Cook (Clinch), and Jack Johnson (Bacon).

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Photo – Thaxton Accepts Board Award
OTC President Dr. Gail Thaxton (left) accepted the 100% Board Certification award on behalf of Board Chair John Parr and the other directors. The award was presented by Technical College Directors’ Association President Stevan Crews (right, presenting award from stage).

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