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Thank you, Dr. Clinkscale; Welcome, Mendel Taub!

Tonight Rockland Community College says thank you to Dr. Arlene W. Clinkscale, who leaves the Board after more than 11 years of exceptional service to the College. Dr. Clinkscale has a legacy as an outstanding educator and has a perfect attendance record - she has not missed a single Board meeting.

Dr. Clinkscale began serving on the Board in April 2004, including a tenure as chair from 2005-2010 and again from 2012-2014. During that time, she provided robust leadership and tapped her extensive experience with budgets, staffing and student relations developed over a lifetime of service as an educator, administrator and community leader.

Dr. Clinkscale was the first African-American woman in New York State to lead a school district, serving as superintendent of the Nyack Central School District from 1981 to 1987. She held senior administrative positions in the East Ramapo and Nyack Central School districts before assuming the district superintendent’s position in Nyack. S…