Tracey Abby-White, who was recently named chairman of the Atlantic Highlands municipal Tri-District Feasibility Study Committee, is being honored as Trustee Woman of the Year by the American Association for Women in Community Colleges.
The former councilwoman in this borough, as well as former member of the Henry Hudson Regional Board of Education and former Middletown Township teacher, received announcement of the honor from Dr Monique Umphrey, Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs for the Austin Community College District. Dr. Umphrey is also president of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges.
In her letter to Ms. Abby-White, Dr. Umphrey said the honoree was also recognized at the Annual Awards Breakfast of the AACC National Convention.
“We applaud you on your accomplishments and your esteemed work as a Trustee for Brookdale Community College,” Dr. Umphrey wrote. Ms Abby-White is currently serving her third term on the Board of Trustees for the community college. She is also the Senior Director of Global Sales Enablement for IronNet Cyber Security.
Ms. Abby-White will accept her newest honor Sunday, May 1 in New York.
In issuing the invitation, Dr. Umphrey also said “you have joined an elite group of women community college leaders who are making a difference for their institutions and the communities they serve.”