Board Policy - Trustee Emeritus Status

The Board of Trustees of Tompkins Cortland Community College wishes to recognize outstanding Board members upon completion of their term(s) as a Board of Trustee member. 

Criteria – The criteria for selection as Trustee Emeritus may include but is not limited the following: 

  • a minimum of one complete term as a Board member 
  • offices held 
  • programs sponsored 
  • length of service 
  • contribution to the Board meetings 
  • involvement in the community at large 
  • support for Tompkins Cortland Community College activities 
  • dedication to the mission of the College 

Current members of the Board of trustees may propose Trustee Emeritus status for a past member of the Board of Trustees to be approved by a two-thirds majority vote of the Board. 

Privileges associated with Trustee Emeritus status include notification of all regular board meetings, receipt of newsletters, information and annual reports sent to current Board members, and attendance at Board meetings without voting rights. 

2/26/98 – Resolution #1997-98-39 – Policy on Trustee Emeritus 5/10/2007