Kathy Boellstorff of Johnson was elected
chairman of Southeast Community College’s Board of Governors during its regular
monthly meeting Tuesday on the Milford Campus.
Boellstorff, first elected as a member
of the Board in January 2009, takes over for Bob Feit of Pickrell, who served
as chairman the past two years. Feit has been a member of the Board since 1997.
Dr. Dale Kruse of Beatrice was elected
vice chairman, and Helen Griffin of Lincoln was elected treasurer. Kruse has
been a member of the Board since January 2011, while Griffin has been a member
Boellstorff presented Feit with a service
award commemorating his two years as chairman.
The plaque read, “In recognition of your
dedicated service as Board chair for the Southeast Community College Board of
Governors and your commitment to the students of Southeast Community College.”A number of significant events took place at SCC while Feit served as
Board chairman, including the opening of a new residence hall on the Beatrice
Campus, the opening of a new 65,000-square-foot addition on the Lincoln Campus,
the opening of remodeled and new space on the Milford Campus for the Precision
Machining and Automation Technology program, and the hiring of a new president
to succeed Dr. Jack Huck, who is retiring in June.