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LLTC Board of Trustees has new members, officers

The Leech Lake Tribal College Board of Trustees recently added two new members and elected new board officers. In the front row, from left, are board members Bonnie Rock, Shari Bebeau, Priscilla Day, Gary Charwood and Dennis Banks. In the back row, from left, are board members Bernice Pemberton, Jerry Morgan and Mike Fairbanks, Student Senate representative. Submitted Photo

On April 25, the Board of Trustees of Leech Lake Tribal College welcomed two new members and elected new board officers.

Gary Charwood and Priscilla Day, both enrolled members of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, were sworn in by Leech Lake Chairman Arthur "Archie" LaRose.

Charwood is the program manager for Leech Lake's Youth Division, and Day is a professor in the University of Minnesota-Duluth's Department of Social Work.

Day was elected to a two-year term as board chairperson. Bonnie Rock, Charwood and Bernice Pemberton will fill the roles of vice chairperson, treasurer and secretary, respectively.