November 25, 2015, Jersey City,
NJ – William J. Netchert, Esq., Chairman of the Hudson County Community College
Board of Trustees, and Glen Gabert, Ph.D., the College’s President, announced
the appointment of two new members to the College’s Board.
Monica M. Tone, the Interim
Executive County Superintendent from the New Jersey Department of Education-Hudson
County Office, and Ingrid Rose Cooper, a 2015 Hudson County Community College
graduate, were sworn in at the Trustees’ meeting on Tuesday, November 24 on the
Journal Square Campus in Jersey City.
Ms. Tone is a graduate of
Caldwell College (now University) who earned her Master’s degree in Elementary
Education from William Paterson College (now University). She has been with the
New Jersey Department of Education since 1981, and in that time she has served in
many capacities, including Interim Executive County Superintendent, Interim
Executive County Superintendent for the Hudson and Union County Offices,
Interim Executive County Superintendent for the Hudson and Essex County
Offices, Interim County Superintendent for the Hudson County Office, Education
Specialist (Supervisor) for the Hudson County Office, and School Program
Coordinator II for the Hudson County Office. In her career as an educator, she also
worked for the West New York Board of Education as a Diagnostician and Resource
Teacher, and the Wharton Borough Board of Education as a Teacher of Arts.
Ms. Cooper, a Jersey City
resident who earned her Associate of Science degree in Engineering Science from
Hudson County Community College this year, will serve as the Alumni
Representative on the Board. She was Medical Review Officer Assistant for
Analytical Group, Inc. in San Antonio Texas from October 2012 through May 2013.
Prior to that time, Ms. Cooper served our country in the United States Army
from June 2003 to February 2008, first as a Health Care Specialist/Combat Medic
in Fort Houston, TX and then as a Health Care/Training Room Sergeant at various
Hudson County Community College
is governed by its Board of Trustees, a group of 10 voting members selected
from the community, as well as two non-voting members – the President and a
student representative chosen from the graduating class each year. The Governor
of New Jersey appoints two trustees, and the remaining voting members are
appointed by the Hudson County Executive with the advice and consent of the
Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders. As a voting member, Ms. Tone will
serve a four-year term.