CPCC board elects new officers

last modified May 20, 2014 08:22 AM

The Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Board of Trustees elected new officers at its May meeting. The officers will assume their new duties starting July 1.

Ed Dalrymple, managing principal of CAPTRUST Financial Advisors, will be the new chair of the board of trustees. He succeeds Ralph Pitts, whose term on the board expires in June. Pitts has served on and led the board for more than 15 years. Dalrymple first joined the CPCC board by appointment of N.C. Gov. Mike Easley in 2008.

Dalrymple is a graduate of Wake Forest University and holds an MBA from Duke University. He is also a graduate of the Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School of Business, at the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves on the Executive Board of the Mecklenburg County Boy Scouts of America. He and his wife, DeeDee, live in Charlotte and have three children.

Judy Allison, a retired First Union Corp. (new Wells Fargo) senior vice president and director of the First Union Foundation, will be the new CPCC trustees vice chair. She succeeds Jane Cooper, whose term expires in June. Cooper has been a member of the CPCC board for 18 years. Allison first joined the board in 2010 as an appointee of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners.

Allison is a graduate of Queens College, now Queens University of Charlotte, where she also is a trustee emeritus. In addition to the CPCC board, she serves on the boards of Good Friends, Women’s Impact Fund and Childcare Resources Inc. She is an elder and member of multiple committees of First Presbyterian Church in Charlotte. She and her husband, Jim, live in Charlotte. They have one son and three granddaughters.

Trustees re-elected CPCC President Dr. Tony Zeiss as secretary to the board. The CPCC Board of Trustees will meet next on July 9.