R-CCC Board of Trustees

Meet the BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Board of Trustees are a highly-accomplished and dedicated individuals who share an uncommon loyalty for, and commitment to, Roanoke Chowan Community College.

The Board of Trustees includes four member appointments by the Governor, four by the Hertford County Board of Commissioners and four by the Hertford County Board of Education, with each member appointed for a four-year term. The Student Government President and Roanoke Chowan Community College President serve as ex-officio, non-voting members. 

Regularly-scheduled meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month with the exception of July and December. Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m., in the Jernigan Building Board Room 106. 

Jerri Pierce

Ms. Jeri Pierce, Chair

Appointed by the Hertford County Board of Commissioners Term Expires 2021

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Mrs. Jean Matthews

Appointed by the Hertford County Board of Education Term Expires 2022

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Mr. Albert Vann

Appointed by the Governor of North Carolina Term Expires 2023

Ronald Gatling

Mr. Ronald Gatling, Vice-Chair

Appointed by the Hertford County Board of Commissioners Term Expires 2022

Dr. Claudia Richardson

Appointed by the Hertford County Board of Education Term Expires 2022

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Ernestine Bazemore

Appointed by the Governor’s office Term Expires: 2024

James Eure

Mr. James Eure

Appointed by the Hertford County Board of Commissioners Term Expires 2020

Wendy Ruffin Barnes

Ms. Wendy Ruffin-Barnes

Appointed by the Hertford County Board of Commissioners Term Expires 2023

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Ms. Tarsha Dudley, Board Secretary

Mary Harrell Sessoms

Dr. Mary Ruffin-Harrell

Appointed by the Hertford County Board of Education Term Expires 2020

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Mr. John Trent

Appointed by the Governor of North Carolina Term Expires 2022

Andre Lassiter

Mr. Andre Lassiter

Appointed by the Hertford County Board of Education Term Expires 2021

Kimberly Turner

Ms. Kimberly Turner

Appointed by the Governor of North Carolina Term Expires 2021

Roanoke-Chowan Community College is governed by the elected Board of Trustees. The college works under a set of policies set forth and approved by the Board. The policies are reviewed on a regular basis and necessary updates are approved by the Board of Trustees at their monthly meetings.

For more information regarding any of the college policies and procedures in this listing, contact the Office of Human Resources at 252-862-1310.

Current Policies

Revised Policies

Due to Covid-19 the Board meetings will be held in the Freeland Building Community Room 140-A.

Board Meetings Schedule 2020-21