Robert J. Feit, who resigned his post on
the Southeast Community College Board of Governors last May, on Tuesday
was appointed by the Board to fill the unexpired term of Helen Griffin,
who resigned her District 5 seat on the BOG last December due to health
Feit, who moved from
Pickrell, which is in District 1, into the area of Lincoln that
comprises District 5 last year, will officially be sworn in at the
Board's March 15 meeting in Beatrice. Feit's term ends Jan. 4, 2017.
J. Eurek, Donald Fritz and Feit were interviewed separately by the
Board during Tuesday's meeting. All three candidates were nominated for
consideration, and the 10 Board members discussed each candidate and
voted. Feit received the majority of votes.
"Thank you for selecting me to rejoin the Board," Feit said. "I look forward to serving with all of you again."
to last May, Feit had served on SCC's Board of Governors since November
1997, when he was appointed to fill a seat. He successfully ran and was
elected to the Board four times.
Feit served as Board chairperson and was a part of several Board teams throughout his time.
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.
also got heavily involved in the Association of Community College
Trustees. He was ACCT's Western Region chair and served as 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 Campus.
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 was a
member of the Pickrell United Methodist Church.
He is a U.S. Navy and Vietnam veteran and is a graduate of Fairbury Junior College and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.