Trustees Association of Community and Technical Colleges (TACTC)
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What is TACTC?
The Trustees Association of Community and Technical Colleges (TACTC) is comprised of all the trustees of the 30 two-year college districts in Washington and is the "trade association" for trustees.
TACTC provides support and coordination for trustees in the areas of education, communication and advocacy.
The vision of TACTC is to insure quality, affordable, and lifelong educational opportunities for all the people of Washington State. Adopted by the TACTC Board of Directors, 11/6/97.
The mission of TACTC is to support, educate, and unite Washington State community and technical college trustees in fulfilling their duties and responsibilities.
Adopted by the TACTC Board of Directors, 4/9/97.
The Purpose of TACTC
The purpose of TACTC is excerpted from the association's Articles of Incorporation.
The objects and purposes for which this non-profit corporation is formed are pursuant to the provisions of RCW 24.03, as follows:
- To facilitate communication among community colleges of the State of Washington;
- To coordinate development and maintenance of a statewide community college education program;
- To maintain liaison with the Washington State Board for Community College Education (now the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges) and other duly constituted community college-related organizations and agencies;
- To review and/or initiate legislation affecting community colleges and to make appropriate recommendations to the Congress of the United States, the Washington State Legislature and to all appropriate committees thereof; and
- To provide educational programs and information for trustees in order to improve awareness of their roles and responsibilities.
Board of Directors
Legislative Action Committee
The TACTC Legislative Action Committee (LAC) consists of primary and secondary representatives from each Washington community and technical college district. The LAC’s duties
are to develop legislative priorities for consideration and adoption by the TACTC Board of Directors; promote TACTC legislative and advocacy programs; and provide information
to, and solicit support from, the TACTC membership. The LAC membership list and additional information can be found on the Legislative Action Committee page.
All Transforming Lives nominees are invited to the Transforming Lives dinner on Sunday, January 19, 2014, at the Red Lion-Olympia, starting at 6 p.m., and five nominees will serve as keynote speakers and presented with a Transforming Lives award of $500 each.
For additional information, please contact TACTC Administrator Kim Tanaka at 360-704-4307 or TACTC Administrative Assistant Candace Robbecke at 360-704-4317.
Kim Tanaka, TACTC Administrator and SBCTC Legislative Coordinator
Candace Robbecke, TACTC Administrative Assistant
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