SMCC Student Named to MCCS Board of Trustees

May 4, 2018

News Release

Friday, May 04, 2018

Contact: Helen Pelletier
W 207.767.0116, Ext
C 207.215.4652

AUGUSTA , ME — Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) Student Nicki Fowlie was recently sworn in as the student trustee for the Maine Community College System Board of Trustees.

A resident of Appleton, Fowlie is a 2017 graduate of SMCC’s fire science technology program and is currently enrolled in the college’s paramedicine program. Fowlie is a graduate of Camden Hills Regional High School and is currently a live-in student with Goodwin Mills (ME) Fire and Rescue.

Fowlie was nominated to the Board by Governor Paul R. LePage and confirmed by the Maine Senate after a review by the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs. She was sworn in by the Secretary of State in April and will serve a two-year term.

The Maine Community College System’s Board of Trustees is the policy-making authority for the system. Under Maine statute the board consists of 13 appointed voting members, one ex-officio voting member, and one ex-officio non-voting member.