Coconino Community College
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The former Coconino Community College Page campus Dean has been elected to the College's District Governing Board. Lloyd Hammonds, who served as Page campus Dean for 14 years, ran unopposed for the seat left vacant by Page resident Val Gleave. Hammonds begins his Governing Board term in January. "I am delighted to serve as a member of the CCC District Governing Board and look forward to participating in the future growth and success of Coconino Community College and our students," Hammonds said. The role of the five-member CCC District Governing Board is to govern on behalf of the citizens of Coconino County. Responsibilities include: hiring, evaluating and supporting the College President as the institutional leader, monitoring the fiscal health of the College, setting and monitoring policy direction such as community needs and high quality programs and advocating for the College. Hammonds retired in October from his position as Dean. Before becoming the Page campus Dean, Hammonds was Vice President at Ranken Technical College in St. Louis. As Page Dean, Hammonds' said he felt it was important to get to know the community, forging important relationships with local businesses, community organizations, K-12 school administrators and local government. Known for his intellect, Hammonds is respected by his peers as a deep thinker that always seemed to be the voice of reason when looking at the College's challenges. When the Higher Learning Commission self-study and visit were nearing, Hammonds was the obvious choice to lead the steering committee, guiding the College flawlessly through the process, which took more than two years to complete.