Dr. Janet Spriggs Elected to Leadership Role on AAWCC Board

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Dr. Janet N. Spriggs, President of Forsyth Technical Community College, has been elected as the Vice President of Membership for the American Association of Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC).

Spriggs brings more than 25 years of experience in higher education to her role on the Board and will serve for a period of four years in the elected position, beginning in July.

Founded in 1973, The American Association for Women in Community Colleges is the leading national organization that champions women and maximizes their potential at community colleges. Founded in 1973, AAWCC provides education, career development, and advancement to women educators and students at community colleges. As a council of the American Association of Community Colleges, AAWCC and its members are committed to equity and education of all women students at community colleges across the nation.

Dr. Monique Umphrey, President of the AAWCC, said, “We appreciate the talent, skills and experiences that Dr. Spriggs will bring to the office of Vice President for Membership.”

“I’m excited to serve and lead this extraordinary group of women educators and difference-makers,” said Dr. Spriggs. “Forsyth Tech is a catalyst for equitable economic mobility, and our mission aligns with the AAWCC’s, as we all work towards a more just and equitable future.”