Lunch: Dr. Pamela Transue, Legacy of Success

October 15, 2014 — Lunch: Dr. Pamela Transue, Legacy of Success

Luncheon reservation must be received by 1:30 pm on Monday, October 13th.
After this deadline, only the registration at a coffee/cookie rate will be available.
Registration will close at 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 14th

Since 1997, Dr. Pamela Transue has served as President of Tacoma Community College.  She has led the evolution of the college into a 21st century learning institution that is increasingly the college of first choice for local residents.  Expanded 24/7 student services, technology-enhanced learning and well-designed new buildings support students in achieving their educational goals.

Dr. Transue is active in local civic improvement efforts and in regional and national professional activities. She served as chair of the board of the American Association of Community Colleges, as secretary of the board of the American Council on Education, as president of COMBASE, a national organization devoted to community-based learning, and president of the Washington Association of Community and Technical College Presidents.  Dr. Transue currently serves on a number of boards including Tacoma Goodwill Industries, and the Tacoma Pierce County Chamber of Commerce.  She is an active Rotarian and a Paul Harris Fellow.   Dr. Transue is the recipient of the 2010 CEO of the Year Award for the Pacific Region from the National Association of Community College Trustees and the 2010 CEO of the Year Award from the State of Washington Trustees Association.

Dr. Transue, a native of Caldwell, Idaho, was educated at the University of Washington, where she earned her bachelor’s degree, the Ohio State University, where she earned her master’s and Ph.D., and she completed the Institute of Educational Management at Harvard.   She is the author of  Virginia Woolf and the Politics of Style and co-editor of Universities in Transition: 1300-1700 as well as numerous articles.  Before coming to TCC, she served as Executive Dean at Portland Community College and as Special Assistant to the President at the University of Washington.

Tacoma's Landmark Catering and Convention Center
47 Saint Helens Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402

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A complimentary parking is available across the Landmark Catering and Convention Center. 

11:30 am - Doors open
12:00 pm - The lunch buffet served
12:10 pm - Program starts
1:15 pm - Program adjourns

$23 Member
$25 Non-member
$10 Coffee-dessert

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancellations made after 1:30 pm on Tuesday, October 13th.



City Club of TacomaMariam Anderson, Executive Director

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Message from President Lisa Dreyer

I am very pleased to have been given the opportunity to be City Club's president for 2014-2015. I look forward to carrying on the fine tradition begun over 30 years ago. I am excited about the growing membership, positive energy and flow of great ideas propelling us forward this year. I will always welcome your ideas and feedback. Thank you for your continued interest in and support of City Club.