Pasco-Hernando State College District Board of Trustee members attended the annual Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Trustee Legislative Conference in Tallahassee on February 3 and 4. While in Tallahassee, PHSC trustees and Katherine Johnson, Ed.D., PHSC president, attended a reception at the Governor’s Mansion.
The AFC Trustee Legislative conference provides college trustees the opportunity to learn more about the Florida College System legislative budget request and other substantive issues being monitored in the legislature. Discussions and presentations were led by college leaders from across the state including the Chancellor of the Florida College System, and the chairs of the AFC Trustees’ Commission, Council of Presidents, Policy and Advocacy Committee and AFC Legislative Committee. Elected legislative leadership in both the Florida House and Senate also addressed the group.
Photo Caption: PHSC president and trustees attend reception at Governor’s Mansion as part of the AFC Trustee Legislative Conference. From left: Leonard Johnson, vice chair, PHSC District Board of Trustees; Edward Blommel, PHSC trustee; Libby Blommel; Gov. Rick Scott; Judy Parker, PHSC trustee, Morris Porton, PHSC trustee; and Katherine Johnson, Ed.D., PHSC president.
Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) serves the educational needs and interests of its community by awarding certificates, diplomas, associate and baccalaureate degrees. As a comprehensive, multicampus learning-centered institution, PHSC utilizes various instructional modalities and support services. PHSC provides an accessible, diverse teaching and learning environment rich with opportunities for students to achieve academic success and cultural growth in a global society.