For Immediate Release
December 11, 2012
Contact: Doug Sly, 509-793-2003
Villarreal appointed new BBCC Trustee
Dr. Miguel (Mike) Villarreal of Othello has been appointed to the Big Bend Community College Board of Trustees by Gov. Christine Gregoire.
Villarreal’s term is effective Nov. 16, 2012, and continues until September 30, 2017.
Villarreal is the Assistant Superintendent of Othello School District. He was Warden’s middle school principal from 1999 to 2008, and was an elementary school teacher in Warden from 1995 to 1999.
Villarreal earned his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Washington State University in 2011. He is a 1988 graduate of Othello High School.
Villarreal replaces Mike Wren of Ephrata, who served as a Trustee since 2008.
The five-member Board of Trustees is appointed by the Governor from candidates living within BBCC’s 4,600-square-mile service district—which includes all of Grant and Adams counties and the Odessa School District in Lincoln County.