Members of CGCC's President's Community Advisory Council (PCAC) provide information and ideas to the college that reflect community perspectives.
Each month, we will feature a current member of the PCAC. This month, we are pleased to introduce Kathy Tilque, the President & CEO of the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce.
Q. How long have you served in your current position as President & CEO at the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce and what are your duties?
A. I’ve been with the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce for 14 years, and I serve as a community liaison, lobbyist, business advocate, and CEO of the Chamber.
Q. How long have you served on the CGCC President's Community Advisory Council and why do you feel it's important to serve on this Council?
A. I have served on CGCC's President's Community Advisory Council for 14 years. I believe that community involvement allows the college to best understand the needs of the community. This has been a critical component in CGCC’s success of developing new programs to meet the needs of businesses, residents, and students. CGCC continues to be held up as a model for others -- a college that can quickly assess the needs, pull the resources together, and develop quality programs. I’m so proud of how our community college not only brings in the community (including its students and faculty) to identify key needs, but they also encourage their own employees to be active in the community.
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