Governor appoints Dr. Dawn Lindsay to Workforce Investment Board


Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley appointed Anne Arundel Community College President Dr. Dawn Lindsay to the Governor’s Workforce Investment Board (GWIB). She is completing the remainder of former AACC President Martha A. Smith’s four-year term that began July 1, 2010.

In making the appointment, Gov. O’Malley recognized Dr. Lindsay’s “dedication to public service” and said, with her “assistance and support, I know we will succeed in our goal to make a positive difference for all Marylanders.”

A native of Maryland, Dr. Lindsay is AACC’s sixth president. In addition to this new position as a member of GWIB, Dr. Lindsay serves on the board of directors for the League for Innovation in the Community College, the Commission of the American Association of Community Colleges, the Education Council of the National Association of Manufacturers, the corporate board of the Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation and the board of directors for the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Lindsay has dedicated more than 25 years to the community college system, most recently serving as the president of Glendale Community College in Glendale, Calif. She earned a doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University, a master’s degree in Educational Counseling, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Social Work in Social Work from McDaniel College.


About Anne Arundel Community College
Anne Arundel Community College is an award-winning, fully accredited public two-year institution serving approximately 53,000 students each year through classes offered at more than 100 sites in Anne Arundel County or online. Having just celebrated its 50th anniversary, AACC offers national and regional award-winning studies leading to a degree, certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning.

Source: Anne Arundel Community College

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