Darrel Zeck of the Ivy Tech Community College State Board of Trustees has been appointed as a committee member to the Association of Community College Trustees’ (ACCT) Public Policy and Advocacy Committee through December 2018. The ACCT is a non-profit educational organization of governing boards.
Zeck joins more than 6,500 elected and appointed trustees that govern more than 1,200 community, technical and junior colleges across the United States. They serve as a voice of community college trustees to the presidential administration, Congress, Departments of Education and Labor, and more.
In this role, Zeck and other committee members will review public policy issues and recommend positions to the Board of Directors, as well as to ACCT Executive Committee, where appropriate.
Zeck was first appointed to Ivy Tech’s State Board of Trustees in 2014 and was reappointed in October 2017 by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb. He will continue to serve through June 2021. Zeck also serves on the Regional Board of Trustees for the Terre Haute campus.
In addition, Zeck is vice president and chief administrative officer of Stark Industries in his hometown of Terre Haute. Stark Industries is a high-technology conglomerate that specializes in precision computer numerical control machining of critical components.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.