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August 22, 2014
Nancy Juneau to Serve as Gwinnett Technical College Board Chair
Founder and CEO of Juneau Construction is known for industry and community leadership roles
GWINNETT – NORTH FULTON
Gwinnett Technical College Board of Directors: (front row, left to right) Stephanie Smith, executive assistant to the president; Nancy Juneau, board chair; David Welden, interim president; (back row, left to right) Maxie Price, Jr., Wendell Dallas, Doug Myer, and John Baumstark
Nancy Juneau, founder and CEO of Juneau Construction Company, is the new chair of the Gwinnett Technical College Board of Directors.
This week, Juneau presided over GTC’s first board meeting of the 2014-2015 academic year, as the college welcomed students back to campus. Fall semester classes started at Gwinnett Tech on Aug. 20 with enrollment for college credit students expected to top 7,000. Gwinnett Tech’s new president Dr. D. Glen Cannon will also be on campus soon, beginning at the college on Sept 1.
Juneau, who has been a GTC board member since 2011, will serve as board chair for two years. A 25-year veteran of the construction industry, Juneau is recognized both as a successful business owner and for her leadership and contributions to business and community organizations, particularly in the realm of higher education. She founded Juneau Construction Company in 1997 and has grown the company into the #1 female-owned construction firm in Georgia and the fifth largest woman-owned firm, of any type, in the state. Juneau is a graduate of the University of Georgia.
The Gwinnett Tech board is comprised of leaders in business and industry from throughout the region, including:
- Nancy Juneau, Chair
CEO, Juneau Construction Company
- John Baumstark
Chairman & CEO, Suniva
- Wendell Dallas,
Vice President, Operations, Atlanta Gas Light & Chattanooga Gas
- Doug Meyer
- Gregory Morrison
Vice President & CIO, Cox Enterprises
- Alvin "Al" Nash
Executive Director, Progress Partners, Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce
- Maxie Price, Jr.
President, Maxie Price Chevrolet, Inc.
- David Seago
Georgia Power (retired)
- Adam Walker
CEO, Homestead Packaging Solutions
- Philip R. Wolfe
President & CEO, Gwinnett Health System, Inc
In addition to the college Board of Directors, the Gwinnett Tech Foundation Board of Trustees supports the college faculty, staff and students with advancement and development initiatives. Further, each program of study at Gwinnett Tech has an advisory board comprised of leaders from that specific industry who provide input on curriculum, technology and training to ensure that students receive the most relevant and up-to-date career education.
In all, Gwinnett Tech offers more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech’s service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or callÂ 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.Â In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visitÂ www.GwinnettTech.edu.
A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.