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April 6, 2021  

Trusteeship Fundamentals: Board and CEO Relations

April 6, 2021

This is the fifth in a series of episodes dedicated to the fundamentals of community college governance.

In this series, Jaci King, co-editor of the recently released Trusteeship in Community Colleges: A Guide for Effective Governance, Second Edition, interviews chapter authors about how to govern.

In this episode, Ken Burke and Dr. Mary Spilde discuss the relationship between a board and CEO. Ken serves as the Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller for Pinellas County, Florida. Burke has served on the Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College, and was also elected to the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Board of Directors in 2001. In 2005-07 he served as Chair of the Association.

Dr. Mary Spilde served as president of Lane Community College for 16 years. She was named President Emerita upon her retirement from the college in June, 2017. She is a nationally respected authority on community colleges, workforce development, leadership and sustainability. Dr. Spilde has 37 years of experience in higher education.

To purchase Trusteeship in Community Colleges: A Guide for Effective Governance, Second Edition, visit the ACCT Bookstore online. Additionally, please feel free to get in touch if you have ideas for future episodes. Thanks for listening, we’ll see you next week.