SUNY Sullivan Trustees Elect New Chair
LOCH SHELDRAKE, August 2020 — SUNY Sullivan has announced that Board of Trustees member, Dr. Nancy M. Hackett has assumed the role of Board Chair for the college. Hackett joined the SUNY Sullivan Board of Trustees in 2016, and succeeds Board Chair Steven Drobysh, who stepped down earlier this year.
“It’s an honor to serve with such a professional and experienced Board of Trustees,” said Dr. Hackett.
“We look forward to working together with SUNY Sullivan administration, faculty and staff, as well as the State of New York, to provide the best education possible for this school year.”
Dr. Hackett possesses extensive knowledge and expertise with an educational background spanning 40 years to include not only public schools, but independent and community college faculty and administrative positions. Specifically, in Sullivan County, Dr. Hackett was the Superintendent of Sullivan West Central School District for 6 years.
Dr. Hackett recently received the National School Development Council, Cooperative Leadership Award for the 2018-2019 academic year. She also received the SUNY Sullivan Foundation award for Women Who Make a Difference in Education in 2019.
Dr. Hackett received a B.A. from SUNY Brockport, an M.A. in Education from Buffalo State College, a CAS degree from SUNY Brockport, and her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from University of Rochester.