CCC Welcomes Two New Board Members

Corning Community College's Regional Board of Trustees welcomed Nancy M. Wightman of Hammondsport, NY as a 2013-2020 Trustee and Mark Clements of Westfield, PA as the 2013-2014 Student Trustee.

Nancy Wightman was appointed to the Regional Board of Trustees on July 1, 2013 as a legislative appointee from Steuben County. Her term will continue through June 30, 2020. Most recently, Nancy worked at Keuka College as the Aquatics Director, Head Synchronized Swimming Coach, and Assistant to the Athletic Director. In her professional service, she volunteers on the Membership & Credentials Committee of the United States Olympic Committee.

Nancy also co-authored a children's book titled "Better Synchronized Swimming for Girls." Her interests include developing a jewelry line for which she has started a business, "Woods and Things," selling her jewelry in regional stores. Ms. Wightman also currently serves as a member of the Fred and Harriet Taylor Memorial Library Board of Trustees in Hammondsport, NY.

Student Trustee Mark Clements is a native of Houston, TX. Clements worked in the professional photography industry before relocating to the Twin Tiers in 2010, where he resides with his wife and five children. He is currently pursuing a degree in nursing at Corning Community College with an expected completion date of May 2015.

Clements serves on the Student Association Executive Committee, the Safety Committee, and the SUNY Chancellor's Award Committee. He is the two-time recipient of the Corning Community College Student Leadership Scholarship, an annual scholarship established by the CCC Student Leadership Program to recognize outstanding student leaders. In addition to assisting new students as a Student Orientation Leader, Clements also provides direct-patient care as a nursing assistant at Broad Acres Health and Rehabilitation Center, a long-term care facility in Wellsboro, PA. Clements' appointment as Student Trustee will end on June 30, 2014.

The Regional Board of Trustees is comprised of fourteen residents from the tri-county region, which includes Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler. Trustees are volunteers that are appointed by their respective County Legislatures and the New York State Governor, or elected by the student body.

For additional information, please contact Jina Toribio at 607-962-9492.