Cerritos College board names new president

NORWALK - Bob Arthur was elected president of the Cerritos College Board of Trustees during the board's annual organization meeting last Thursday.Other officers include Dr. Shin Liu as vice president and Dr. Bob Hughlett as secretary. Outgoing president Tom Jackson, a trustee since 2003, was presented with a certificate for his service to the board. Arthur, of Norwalk, is a Cerritos College alumnus and longtime community members. In addition to his role on the college's board, Arthur has served as a board member for the Cerritos College Foundation since 1996. Arthur also served as mayor and councilman for the city of Norwalk, as board member for the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission and as a board member for the Los Angeles MTA. Liu, of Cerritos, joined the board in 2010. She is a professor of computer science and the coordinator of distance education at Rio Hondo College. She previously taught part-time at Cerritos College. Liu is a scholar with more than 15 years experience in the community college system. She has a doctoral degree in computer information systems from Argosy University, a master of computer science from the University of Texas at El Paso, and her bachelor of education degree from the National Taiwan Education University. Liu is also a certified Microsoft software engineer and certified Cisco network engineer. Hughlett, also of Cerritos, has served as a board member since 2005. He is a retired administrator from Cerritos College, having been director of the Disabled Students Programs & Services at the college from 1980 to 2005.

********** Published: December 15, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 35