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ASA College Board of Trustees' Chairwoman Julanne Reid

ASA College Board of Trustees’ Chairwoman Julanne Reid

First African American and Woman Chairperson of ASA College Board of Trustees, Julanne Reid, celebrates 1st Anniversary of Historic Election

New York, New York – March 25, 2021 – Today marks the 1st Anniversary of Julanne Reid’s historic election as the first African American and woman Chairperson of ASA College’s Board of Trustees.  It has been a year of unprecedented crisis with the pandemic forcing educational institutions of all levels to adapt to a new normal but through it all, Chairwoman Reid steadily led her fellow Trustees in providing sound advice and guidance to ASA College President Jose Valencia and his Executive Team, thereby allowing the institution to continue to thrive.
Ms. Reid is a former Administrator of Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York (CUNY).  As a school official of CUNY for more than 25 years, Ms. Reid developed and directed various college access and supportive services programs for underserved populations such as childcare workers, Department of Education paraprofessionals and first-generation college attendees.  Over the course of her career, she was responsible for securing and managing several multi-year grants from federal and local entities, such as the US Department of Education.
Prior to joining the staff of CUNY, Ms. Reid worked as an Employment Counselor with the Greater New York Council Boy Scouts of America and the Work Internship Coordinator at Boys and Girls High School.  Ms. Reid also worked as the Community Outreach Specialist for the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation conducting workshops and helping community residents access available services such as the Home Energy Assistance Program and Adult Basic Education.

Ms. Reid holds a Master of Science Degree in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College/CUNY, Marxe School of Public and International Affairs.

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