June 12, 2019, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Board of Trustees Chair William J. Netchert, Esq. announced that Silvia Rodriguez has been sworn in as the Board’s newest member.
A resident of West New York, Ms. Rodriguez was nominated for the Board by Hudson County Executive Thomas A. DeGise, and confirmed by the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders. She will serve as an HCCC Trustee through October 31, 2020.
Ms. Rodriguez is a retired educator whose 28-year career includes serving as a guidance counselor at Memorial High School and West New York Middle School from 2004 through 2018. Prior to that time, she was an elementary school teacher, a bilingual summer enrichment teacher, and bilingual parent facilitator. Ms. Rodriguez holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Urban Education degrees from New Jersey City University. She was the recipient of the 2014-2015 Governor’s Educator of the Year Award.
Ms. Rodriguez takes the place of Adrienne Sires who, after fifteen years of service, resigned her position on the HCCC Board of Trustees, effective April 30, 2019.