John P. Kibbie Award

The John P. Kibbie Award recognizes an active Trustee of a member Community College Board.

Nominating Criteria:

  • Has the Trustee served as an officer of the college’s board of Trustees?
  • In addition to service on the board of Trustees, in what capacity has the Trustee participated in community life (i.e. Civic clubs, public office, etc.)?
  • What has the Trustee initiated or helped to develop in the area of innovative programs used in two-year postsecondary institutions?
  • Has the Trustee served on technical or special committees serving two-year postsecondary education?
  • How has the Trustee been a factor in influencing legislation for two-year postsecondary institutions, and how has the Trustee been active in communication and advocacy with state and national legislators?
  • What has the Trustee contributed overall to the two-year postsecondary concept, and how did this affect the college’s total impact on the community, state, or nation?
  • How has the Trustee provided leadership in helping to solve challenges facing two-year postsecondary education?
  • How has the Trustee been active in developing, organizing, or supporting state two-year postsecondary associations, and what kind of leadership role has the Trustee played in state, regional, or national associations?
  • Has the Trustee given presentations or published articles on two-year postsecondary education?