Quentin Woodward Jr. new trustee at Rowan-Cabarrus
A new member has joined the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College board of trustees, and four current members have been reappointed.
Quentin Woodward Jr., of Salisbury, has been appointed to the RCCC board by Rowan County commissioners. He replaces J. Newton Cohen Sr., who has retired from the board.
Woodward worked 21 years for the Federal Bureau of Prisons as a correctional officer, unit manager, case manager and EEO recruiter. Since his career with the Bureau of Prisons, he has worked in public education, security and as a small business owner.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from North Carolina Central University and is a Vietnam-era veteran of the U.S. Navy.
RCCC board members who have been reappointed are Paul Brown, of Salisbury, Cynthia Mynatt, of Concord, Irvin Newberry, of Concord, and R. Wayne Troutman, of Concord.
Brown, vice president and general manager of W.A. Brown & Son Inc., was first appointed to the RCCC board by the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education in 2005. He earned a bachelor’s degree at Appalachian State University and serves on the Rowan Museum board and the Rowan-Salisbury Chamber of Commerce executive committee.
Mynatt is vice president of Ben Mynatt Pontiac-Buick-GMC Truck, Ben Mynatt Nissan, Ben Mynatt Chevrolet-Cadillac and Ben Mynatt Pre-Owned Inc. She was first appointed to the RCCC board in 2005 by the Cabarrus County commissioners. She has served as vice chair of the RCCC trustees since 2006. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University. She serves on numerous other boards, including the North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association, Charlotte Automobile Dealers Association, Cabarrus College of Health Sciences and Ben Mynatt Children’s Foundation.
Newberry, a certified public accountant, is owner of the Irvin T. Newberry Accounting Firm. He has served on the RCCC board of trustees since 1998, when he was first appointed by the Cabarrus County commissioners. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of West Florida and has been a CPA for approximately 38 years. He has served as a board member of numerous organizations in Cabarrus County.
Troutman is president and general manager of Troutman Motors Inc., and general manager and agent for Troutman Insurance. He was first appointed to the RCCC board by Gov. Mike Easley in 2003. Troutman also serves as the president of the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Foundation. He is a member of the N.C. Blue Ribbon Commission to Study Urban Transportation Needs and N.C. Judicial Standards Commission. He is a member of the Microelectronics Center of North Carolina board. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Gardner Webb University and an associate degree from RCCC. He is a Vietnam-era veteran of the U.S. Army.