JCC board elects new officers

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Community College board of trustees elected new officers at its most recent meeting, reflecting a balance in regional leadership from Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.

Elected were Wally J. Huckno Sr. of Jamestown, chair; Dale Robbins of Jamestown, vice chair; Barbara J. Hastings of Allegany, secretary; and Mark J. Ward of Olean, treasurer.

Huckno, a retired Jamestown High School teacher and former Chautauqua County legislator, became a JCC trustee in 2006. Robbins, a partner in the Burgett and Robbins law firm, first served on the board from 1996 to 2001 and was appointed again in 2009.

Hastings, retired public health director for the Cattaraugus County Health Department, was appointed to the board in 2008. Ward, superintendent of schools for the Olean city school district, was appointed to the board in 2004.