WTCS Board elects officers for 2021-22
Dr. Rodney Pasch elected Board President
Rhinelander, WI – During a meeting hosted by Nicolet College in Rhinelander, the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Board elected new Board officers.
The Board elected Dr. Rodney Pasch, formerly of the Kendall-Wilton area, as President. Dr. Pasch is a graduate of Royall High School, UW Platteville, and UW Madison. In his leadership role, he will also serve on the University of Wisconsin (UW) Board of Regents. He and his wife Phyllis reside on their farm near Hillsboro.
Elected as Board Vice President was S. Mark Tyler, founder and chairman of OEM Fabricators in Western Wisconsin. Douglas A. Holton, Sr., a retired Fire Chief with 25 years of service in the Milwaukee Fire Department, was elected Board Secretary.
Dr. Pasch succeeds Becky Levzow as Board President. Levzow - owner and operator of a family dairy farm, as well as an ultrasound and nuclear medicine technician at Meriter Hospital – served two terms as Board President. Most recently, she led the Board through the development of strategic directions for the next five years and development of the System’s successful 2021-23 biennial budget proposal.
The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) offers more than 400 programs awarding two-year associate degrees, one- and two-year technical diplomas and short-term technical diplomas and certificates. In addition, the System is the major provider of customized business solutions and technical assistance to Wisconsin employers. Well over 300,000 individuals access a technical college each year.