Mary S. Bode of Millersville assumed responsibilities as new assistant dean for fiscal services at Anne Arundel Community College July 1.
Bode's appointment makes her responsible for management of all college fiscal operations, including development of the operating budget.
A certified public accountant, Bode is a 1978 graduate of the college and has served on the college Board of Trustees as student member.
She served for seven years as director of finance for the Maryland State Board for Community Colleges and was an auditor with the accounting firm Coopers and Lybrand for two years. Bode served one yearas an assistant to the controller of Union Trust Bank before moving to the state board.