Center administrator advances to FellowJoanne Bonfardeci...


May 01, 1994

Center administrator advances to Fellow

Joanne Bonfardeci, administrator at Bel Air Convalescent Center, was recently advanced to Fellow in the American College of Health Care Administrators in recognition of professional achievement and adherence to ethical and professional standards of the college.

The advancement to Fellow represents the highest level of membership the college bestows on a member health care administrator. Fellowship requires at least two years of full membership in the college, suitable formal education, and a record of participation in the professional and educational activities of the college. The American College of Health Care Administrators is a nonprofit professional society for administrators of facilities that care for the elderly and disabled.

HCC's Troyer elected council vice president

Diane K. Troyer, vice president of academic and student affairs at Harford Community College, has been elected vice president for legislation for the National Council for Occupational Education (NCOE), an affiliate council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).

As vice president for legislation, Dr. Troyer will provide information on legislative issues to NCOE members, and serve as a liaison between AACC and NCOE on legislative issues relating to the role of the community college in economic development.

NCOE is an organization of about 1,000 members representing community colleges across the country.

The council's goals are to provide a national forum on occupational education, advise AACC on policy development in work force issues, and support legislation that enhances postsecondary education and economic development.

Dr. Troyer has previously served as NCOE president and is chair of the Workforce Diversity Task Force.

McMahon elected chair of UM faculty council

M. Jane McMahon of Street was elected chairwoman of the University of Maryland System Faculty Council at its April meeting.

Her term of office will begin Aug. 1 and continue through the 1994-1995 academic year.

Dr. McMahon is chairwoman of the health science department at Towson State University. She has been a member of the Towson faculty since 1971.

The council is the only officially recognized body representing the University System's nearly 9,000 faculty members. The council advises Chancellor Donald N. Langenberg on administrative responsibility and provides a voice in decisions affecting the system's 13 member institutions.

As chairwoman, Dr. McMahon will provide reports to the board of regents.

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