Appointed A State Retirement Trustee
Carolina Gov. Mike Easley has appointed UNC Pembroke Chancellor Allen
Meadors to the Board of Trustees of the Teachers' and State Employees'
The North Carolina
Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System Board of Trustees administers
retirement system laws for teachers and state employees and local government
members of the retirement systems. The board has 14 members.
"I am deeply
grateful for people like Chancellor Meadors who are willing to give
their time and talent to move North Carolina forward," Gov. Easley
said. "I know that he will be effective and diligent in his service
to our state."
said he is honored by the appointment and welcomes the challenge of
public service to North Carolina.
serves an important role in the financial security of thousands of North
Carolinians," Chancellor Meadors said. "It is an honor to
be called upon to serve the state in this capacity."
The Governor appoints
10 members; the Speaker of the House and President Pro-Tem of the Senate
each appoint one member; the Superintendent of Public Instruction and
the State Treasurer serve in an ex-officio capacity. The N.C. Senate
must confirm all members. Each member serves a four-year term.
Dr. Meadors has
been the chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke
since July 1999.
For North Carolina,
Chancellor Meadors is currently serving on the National Nominations
Committee for Outstanding Young Americans, the Committee on Intercollegiate
Athletics and the Commission on the Liberal Arts Agenda. He also serves
on AASCU's Committee on the Undergraduate Experience, the board of trustees
of Southeastern Regional Medical Center, the national board of directors
for the Family and Community Violence Prevention Program and the board
of directors for the Peach Belt Athletic Conference.
to University Newswire