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Employee groups criticize chancellor proposal

Employee groups criticize chancellor proposal

By EDDIE CELAYA Pima Community College employee groups chastised Chancellor Lee Lambert during a governing board meeting Nov. 16. Members representing a faculty group and an exempt staff group rebuked Lambert for suggesting limitations on a “meet and confer” process. Two board members, Demion Clinco and Martha Durkin, were physically absent but followed the proceedings […]

Longoria resigns from board

Longoria resigns from board

by NICK MEYERS Pima Community College lost its second member of the Board of Governors in four months following David Longoria’s resignation in early October. Chancellor Lee Lambert sent an email to employees that notified them that Longoria had taken a “professional position requiring him to relocate outside Pima County.” He obtained a position as […]

Durkin dreams for PCC students

Durkin dreams for PCC students

By DAVID PUJOL Martha Durkin had one thing to say to Pima Community College students: “Follow your dreams. Find out what you’re good at and what you like – which are usually the same thing – and do it!” Durkin is a city official, attorney, wife and mother and is the newest board member for […]

Newest board member selected to replace Cortez

Newest board member selected to replace Cortez

By NICK MEYERS Pima Community College’s longest serving board member has stepped down after 20 years representing Pima County’s 5th District. Marty Cortez announced her resignation in a letter to Pima County Superintendent Linda Arzoumanian on June 26. Arzoumanian appointed Martha Durkin, Tucson’s deputy city manager, as Cortez’s replacement on Aug. 29 to serve until […]