Current ACCT Regional Awardees

ACCT congratulates the 2016 ACCT Regional Award recipients for their outstanding work. 

Those recognized at the regional level will contend for the national-level recognition of the following ACCT Association Awards: 2016 M. Dale Ensign Trustee Leadership Award; 2016 Charles Kennedy Equity Award; 2016 Marie Y. Martin Chief Executive Award; 2016 William H. Meardy Faculty Member Award; and 2016 ACCT Professional Board Staff Member Award. 

One outstanding award recipient in each category will be announced during the Annual ACCT Awards Gala on Friday, October 7 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, LA in conjunction with the 47th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress.

Regional Awards photos from the 2016 ACCT Leadership Congress


Trustee Leadership Award Recipients

CENTRAL REGION: Diane Gallagher, Highland Community College, Ill.

NORTHEAST REGION: Kevin Doyle, Howard Community College, Md.

PACIFIC REGION: Gail Miller, Salt Lake Community College, Utah

SOUTHERN REGION: Paul Batson, III, Greenville Technical College, S.C.

WESTERN REGION: John Patrick, Eastern Wyoming College, Wyo. 


Equity Award Recipients

CENTRAL REGION: College of Lake County, Ill.

NORTHEAST REGION: Hudson County Community College, N.J.

PACIFIC REGION: Highline College, Wash.

SOUTHERN REGION: Greenville Technical College, S.C.

WESTERN REGION: El Paso Community College, Texas


Chief Executive Officer Award Recipients

CENTRAL REGION: James Jacobs, Macomb Community College, Mich.

NORTHEAST REGION: Jerome Parker, Delaware County Community College, Pa.

PACIFIC REGION: Michele Johnson, Pierce College District, Wash.

SOUTHERN REGION: J. David Armstrong, Jr., Broward College, Fla.

WESTERN REGION: Jane Karas, Flathead Valley Community College, Mont.


Faculty Member Award Recipients

CENTRAL REGION: Shannon Peak Fiene, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Minn.

NORTHEAST REGION: Bill Baker, Rockland Community College, N.Y.

PACIFIC REGION: Corrinne Sande, Whatcom Community College, Wash.

SOUTHERN REGION: Heidi Marshall, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Fla.

WESTERN REGION: Liz Ann Báez Aguilar, Alamo Colleges, Texas 


Professional Board Staff Member Award Recipients

CENTRAL REGION: Lisa Poma, Mott Community College, Mich.

NORTHEAST REGION: Linda Emmerich, Howard Community College, Md.

PACIFIC REGION: Lisa Rose, Santa Monica College, Calif.

WESTERN REGION: Debbie Novak, Colorado Mountain College, Co.