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SFCC Board of Trustees elects officers

Submitted by on August 11, 2009 – 8:58 pmNo Comment

David Leidel

David Leidel

Gary Delatorre

Gary Delatorre

During its July meeting, South Florida Community College’s District Board of Trustees elected new officers to the board. David Leidel of Highlands County was elected as 2009-10 chair, and Gary Delatorre of Hardee County was elected as vice chair.

Leidel was appointed to the board in 2007. He received his MBA from Auburn University, is an investment officer with Highlands Independent Bank, a graduate of Leadership Highlands, and president of the Highlands County Family YMCA. Delatorre joined the board in 1999. He owns Coldwell Banker Am-South Realty, Coldwell Banker Highlands Properties, and is a member of the Elks Club, Masons, Lions Club, and Shriners.

SFCC District Board of Trustees member Joan Hartt was also re-elected to serve on the SFCC Foundation Board for 2009-10. For the last 11 years, Hartt has been involved with the Highlands County Republican Executive Committee and served as treasurer for eight years. She is also a member of the Salvation Army Board. She works in the family business, S.Y. Hartt & Son, Inc., which focuses on citrus and cattle production. Hartt has served on the SFCC District Board of Trustees since 1999.

Tami Cullens accepts a plaque of appreciation from Dr. Norm Stephens for serving as the 2008-09 board president.

Tami Cullens accepts a plaque of appreciation from Dr. Norm Stephens for serving as the 2008-09 board president.

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