Robert J. Feit, who has served as a member of the Southeast Community College Board of Governors since November 1997, submitted
his resignation Tuesday during the Board's regular monthly
His resignation was effective at the end of Tuesday's
Feit and his wife Mary currently live in Pickrell but plan to
move to Lincoln in the near future. Pickrell is in District 1 of
SCC. Moving to Lincoln will take Feit out of that district.
"I've really enjoyed working with all of you," Feit told fellow
Board members. "I'm sorry to go."
Feit's term expires in December 2016. The Fairbury Junior
College graduate and alumnus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
served as chairperson and has been a part of several Board teams
throughout his time.
Feit was involved in numerous activities in Beatrice. He is
retired from the Beatrice Board of Public Works as director of
administrative services. He worked for Store Kraft Mfg. as general
accounting manager. He also worked for Goodyear Tire as a cost
accountant and assembler/COBOL programmer. And he was a partner in
F & S Electric.
Feit also got heavily involved in the Association of Community
College Trustees. He is ACCT's Western Region chair and is a Board
member and former chair of the Nebraska Community College
Association. He received the NCCA's Distinguished Alumni Award and
the Distinguished Alumni Award presented by SCC's Beatrice
Feit's community involvement also has been extensive, including
being a member of the Pickrell Village Board, website administrator
for the Pickrell Community Players, co-founded the Beatrice
Children's Theatre, and is a member of the Pickrell United
Feit also is a U.S. Navy and Vietnam veteran.
Feit was appointed to the SCC Board in 1997, then was elected
The Board's legal counsel, Neal Stenberg, outlined some options to
fill Feit's vacancy. After some discussion the Board decided that
it would accept applications and have the Board's Executive Team
narrow the list of finalists.