David Mathis

Immediate Past Chair

Mohawk Valley Community College, NY

In life I believe everyone has a destiny mine has been to serve as a community college trustee.  I have been a living bridge connecting Mohawk Valley Community College Board of Trustees with the students, county, administration and community since 1977. I have a commitment to maintaining access and opportunity at the time when the student success and completion agenda has moved center stage.

As Director of Workforce Development for Oneida County for 29 years I know the importance of a community college education to ones future. I have been a local trustee for over 38 years, a member of my state trustee board for  over 28 years and a past board member of ACCT for 10 years.

I have attended every ACCT National Congress from Baltimore, MD in 1990 to San Diego, Ca. in 2015 and most of the NLS seminars. I have attended the six ACCT Summits on Student Completion held before the Annual Congress. I have the will and qualifications to serve as your Northeast Regional Director.