Dr. Claudia Moore Elected Vice Chairman to the Board of Directors of Genesee County Chamber of Commerce

Genesee Community College's Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Claudia H. Moore, was recently voted Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce, an executive committee position with a one-year term. Through the College's membership, Dr. Moore has been involved with the Chamber since 1999 when she moved to upstate New York. She has assisted with a number of initiatives through her involvement with the Chamber's Business Development Committee. Among her current projects are chairing the Technology Task Force and the Search Committee for the new Chamber president. She will also serve as the chair of the Chamber's Marketing and Web Portal Committees next year (2004).

Dr. Claudia Moore Elected Vice Chairman to the Board of Directors of Genesee County Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Claudia Moore
"She is involved in so many initiatives, I don't know what we'd do without her," Frank Ferrando, Interim President of the Genesee Chamber of Commerce said. "She is a tremendous asset to the Chamber and to the community."

Beyond her leadership role at Genesee Community College and the Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Moore is extremely active in the community. She is a member of the Genesee / Livingston / Orleans / Wyoming (GLOW) Workforce Development Board, Genesee County Comprehensive Planning Steering Committee, and she chairs the Genesee County Technology Focus Group. In academia, she has served on the Genesee Region College Tech Prep Consortium, Genesee Valley Board of Cooperative Educational Services, and the GLOW School-to-Work Partnership. On a national level, Dr. Moore is a member of the Community College Journal of Research and Practice Editorial Board. She is a past president, vice president and regional director for the National Council for Occupational Education, and she has served on the American Association of Community Colleges, as well as Microsoft Corporation's Community and Technical College Advisory Board.

Prior to her tenure at Genesee Community College, Dr. Moore was the Chief Academic Officer of the College of Technology at the University of Montana, Missoula from 1988 through 1999. She was born in Oklahoma, grew up in Texas and gained some of her early professional experiences at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Southwest Texas State University Schools of Business and Education in the early 1980s. She also taught at the University of Minnesota, Normandale Community College in Bloomingdale, Minnesota, and Dickinson Independent School District in Texas.

Dr. Moore earned her doctorate in 1983 from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus, and she is the recipient of the Vocational Education Graduate Leadership Development Award. Additionally, she earned the Robert E. Slaughter Research Award in 1984 from the Gregg Division of McGraw-Hill Book Company. With her husband, Rev. Gary Moore, she resides in Stafford, New York.