New College Board Members Sworn In

A press release from McHenry County College:


[May 2, 2011.Crystal Lake, IL] The McHenry County College Board of Trustees welcomed newly-elected trustees Cynthia Kisser of Wonder Lake, Linda Liddell of Crystal Lake and Dennis Adams of McHenry, as well as student trustee Taylor Irish Morrobel of Crystal Lake, at their monthly board meeting on April 27.

MCC Board of Trustees chair, Mary Miller, swears in newly-elected MCC trustees. Pictured from left, chair Mary Miller, Cynthia Kisser, elected to a six-year term, and Dennis Adams, elected to a two-year term. Adams was also appointed as the Board’s vice chairperson. Not pictured is Linda Liddell, who took her oath of office via conference call.

Ms. Kisser and Ms. Liddell both were elected to six-year terms. Mr. Adams, who was appointed to the board in November 2010, was elected to a two-year term. Mr. Morrobel was elected by student peers to a one-year term.

“McHenry County College impacts the lives of thousands of people daily, whether these people are students, faculty, staff, or members of the public who support and benefit from its services,” Kisser stated. “It is an honor to serve as trustee and to help MCC stay true to its mission.”

According to Liddell, “We are entering a time when community colleges will play a bigger role across the country. Enrollments are up nationwide, and MCC has an excellent staff and the right resources in place to move forward and support community and workforce needs. I am excited to be part of the College’s growth and look forward to helping MCC meet new heights and demands over the coming years,” Liddell said.

Board Chair, Mary Miller, installed all trustees and shared her perspective. “I am very pleased to welcome Linda Liddell and Cynthia Kisser to the McHenry County College Board of Trustees. Both bring a wealth of experience to the office, and I look forward to working with them to move the College forward.” Miller added, “I am also happy that Dennis Adams will continue on the Board. I know that his business skills will be a valuable asset in his new capacity as vice chair of the Board.”

Trustee Adams has a strong interest in the future success of the College. “As a parent of two students who attend MCC, I am very happy to be able to volunteer my time to the institution,” he said.

“The Board is also excited to welcome Taylor Irish Morrobel as our student trustee, and I feel confident that he will represent the student body well in our discussions,” Chair Miller concluded.

Student Trustee Morrobel said that “having the opportunity to serve as the MCC student trustee is a great privilege. Everyone on the Board was very welcoming, and I look forward to working with them. I will try my best to serve the students of MCC well and am excited to be their voice.”

The Board also elected officers at the April meeting; Mary Miller was re-elected as chair, Dennis Adams was elected as vice chair, and Barbara Walters was elected as secretary.

For a schedule of upcoming MCC Board meetings, visit; all meetings are open to the public. If you have questions or feedback for the MCC Board of Trustees, please email

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