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Trustee Mary Lou Dillon


Ms. Mary Lou Dillon of Nyack was appointed by Governor David Paterson to serve on the Rockland Community College Board of Trustees for the term beginning July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2015. She was reappointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve a second term from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2022. In September 2010, Ms. Dillon was elected Secretary of the Board, and was re-elected to the position in September 2012 and September 2014. In September 2016, she was elected as Vice Chair of the Board, a term that ended in September 2018.  She currently serves as Board Secretary.

Ms. Dillon said, "I am honored to have been reappointed as a Trustee by Governor Cuomo and will continue to serve our community by working to keep RCC the "jewel in the crown" of Rockland County.

A former social studies teacher at North Rockland High School (1971-2003), Ms. Dillon is currently a facilitator for a Learning Collaborative with Long Island University. She has also been Master Teacher for Bio-ethics Instruction at Georgetown University, an Item Writer for the U.S. History and Government Regents, and Lenten Instructor in Bioethics at St. Ann's Church.

Ms. Dillon formerly served as Habitat for Humanity of Rockland Board Member, Secretary and Volunteer Coordinator. Other volunteer experiences include: Eucharistic Minister, St. Ann's Church (includes church and hospital ministries) and Rape Crisis Counselor for Rockland Family Shelter.

Ms. Dillon has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Ashland College, Ashland, Ohio and a Master of Arts degree in History from New York University.