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Union County College Board Member Receives Trustee Spotlight Award

CRANFORD – On March 22, 2021, Union County College Board of Governors member Jeffrey H. Katz, Esq., of Springfield, received the Trustee Spotlight Award from the New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCCC).

Mr. Katz has served Union County College’s Boards for more than 25 years. In the 1990s, he served on the College’s Board of Trustees. Since 2010, he has been a member of the College’s Board of Governors. He has also been a member of the College’s Foundation Board for 19 years. In addition to his longstanding membership, he has served in leadership roles within the Boards. He is a past Chair of the Foundation Board and currently serves as Chair of the College’s Buildings & Grounds Committee.

The NJCCC provides statewide leadership related to the advancement of New Jersey’s 18 county colleges. The NJCCC Trustee Spotlight Award was created by Dr. Felix “Phil” Linfante to recognize a trustee who’s been a strong proponent for their local community college. Dr. Linfante currently serves as Chair of the NJCCC.

“I am pleased that the NJCCC chose to recognize one of Union’s Board members with this award. Jeff Katz is an exemplary Board member and civic leader. He generously gives of his time and expertise for the benefit of the College and its students. We are fortunate to have him as a valued member of our Boards,” stated Union County College Board of Trustees Chair Victor M. Richel.