For Immediate Release | November 02, 2022
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AcQueena Grant, Director of Communications
Phone: 225-308-4415
Email address: acqueenagrant@lctcs.edu
LCTCS Board Member Tim Hardy
Appointed ACCT Board Vice Chair
BATON ROUGE, LA – Today, Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) announced LCTCS Board of Supervisor Member Tim Hardy was elected Vice Chair of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Board of Directors during the 2022 ACCT Leadership Congress in New York, New York on Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28. In 2024, Mr. Hardy will be in line to become ACCT Board Chair.

“As past chairman of the LCTCS Board and a notable leader in Louisiana, I am thrilled about Tim Hardy’s involvement with ACCT, a vital partner of Community Colleges across the nation, including the impact on Louisiana throughout the years," said LCTCS Board Chair Willie Landry Mount. "Tim’s role as Vice Chairman emerges the voice of LCTCS at the forefront of national conversations and best practices in post-secondary education.”

Hardy has served on the LCTCS Board of Supervisors since 2010 and has also been an ACCT Board Member since 2016. A Shreveport native, Hardy has provided leadership on the LCTCS Board as past Board Chair and is the current Chair of the Personnel Committee with responsibility for leading system chancellor searches. He is also an advocate for Workforce Pell nationally while focusing locally on policies to improve access for underrepresented populations, increasing funding to better serve adult learners from every background especially those without a high school diploma, and building on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion policy efforts of the Board.
 
“Congratulations to the new slate of officers for ACCT! This is an impressive group of trustees leading America’s two-year community college movement," said LCTCS President Dr. Monty Sullivan. "This group is seated at a pivotal time within our sector as our nation, our students and our business partners need us more today than ever before. We are especially proud of the election of Mr. Tim Hardy as Vice Chair. Mr. Hardy’s commitment to the community college mission has been a stabilizing force on our Board of Supervisors here in Louisiana. We know that same mindset and commitment to the mission will help guide the work of the ACCT Board in the years ahead.”

ACCT represents more than 6,500 appointed or elected trustees who govern more than 1200 community colleges nationwide.
 
Mr. Hardy is a practicing attorney at Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP. His focus is on Environmental Law.

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About the Louisiana Community and Technical College System
The Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) provides strategic management and support for Louisiana's 12 community and technical colleges. LCTCS colleges award associates degrees, technical diplomas, and industry-based certificates in programs aligned with business and industry and local economies, which lead students to good in-demand, high-wage jobs. www.lctcs.edu.
Address: 265 South Foster Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone Number: (225) 922-2800