Regional Advisory Council

The Connecticut Community College Board of Trustees appoints for each college a regional advisory council that works with and advises its President with respect to appropriate educational programs to meet constituent and community needs. The members of the council meet with the President and various college officers on a regular basis.

Specifically, the Manchester Community College Regional Advisory Council:
  • Assists the president in promoting the development of a program of community college education consistent with the goals of public higher education in Connecticut and the mission of the College, under the administration and supervision of the Board of Trustees;
  • Assists the Board of Trustees and the College president in relations with the state legislature and the executive branch of the state government;
  • Assists the president in developing and promoting the public awareness of and support for the College;
  • Assists in encouraging the participation of business, industry and the community in the affairs and programs of the College;
  • Through individuals on the Council, serves as liaison with key institutions and individuals in the area;
  • Through individuals on the Council, serves on appropriate College committees and represent the College;
  • Assists with major College initiatives, e.g. strategic planning, building, program development, fund-raising; institutional accreditation.

Current Members of the MCC Regional Advisory Council

David Blackwell, Co-Chair, South Windsor
Toni I. Dolan '95,
Co-Chair, Glastonbury
Nathan G. Agostinelli, Manchester
Ryan Barry, Manchester
Timothy Devanney, Manchester
Matthew Dicks '96,
West Hartford
Robert Eckert,
Manchester
John Gannon,
Vernon
Craig Lappen,
Manchester
Honorable Tim D. Larson, East Hartford
William Magnotta, Vernon
Kevin G. Murphy, Glastonbury
Vrinda Saxena '06, Glastonbury


Last Update: January 17 2013
For additional information, contact: Patricia Lindo