Dr. David T. Tayloe Jr. is Wayne Community College’s newest trustee. Tayloe was sworn in and attended his first meeting of the board on July 25. He is a pediatrician known for his advocacy for children’s health and safety, literacy, and early reading. He was appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper.
The governor appoints four trustees to each community college board of trustees in the state. The term of office for the appointment is four years.
The board elected its officers at last month’s meeting also. David Jackson, chief financial officer of Jackson & Sons, will serve as chair for the next year and Donald Barnes, president of ALTA Foods, will be the vice chair. The secretary and assistant secretary seats are filled by the college’s president, Dr. Thomas A. Walker Jr., and the senior executive assistant to the president, Leasa O. Holmes, respectively.
Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves around 12,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 70 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.
Wayne Community College’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.