"...The four candidates vying for the Place 7 seat are Shaune Haas, a former executive assistant to ACC Executive VP Ana "Cha" Guzman (currently on sabbatical in Washington, D.C.); Dan McLendon, an ex-Round Rock ISD superintendent turned education consultant; Monica Loera, an ACC student and former student government vice president; and Barbara Mink, a former ACC administrator and currently a dean at The Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara, California...."
"...Unfortunately, it is unclear whether this was due to the justness of the presented agenda or to the session's format. Candidates had only a little over a minute to respond to four to six highly detailed questions while scorers for AI labeled their responses as simply a "Yes" or "No." Speaking first, Barbara Mink tried to explain why it was not within the ACC board of trustees' power to expand a college readiness program that AI wanted opened to more applicants..."
"...Austin Community College Board of Trustees, Place 7: Barbara Mink Now the race for this open seat boils down to two candidates: Barbara Mink and Dan McClendon. Both are educators, but Mink, a former ACC administrator, possesses prized higher-ed experience that would enable her to hit the ground running as a trustee..."
"...Austin Community College Board of Trustees, Place 7: Barbara Mink Now the race for this open seat boils down to two candidates: Barbara Mink and Dan McClendon. Both are educators, but Mink, a former ACC administrator, possesses prized higher ed experience that would enable her to hit the ground running as a trustee..."
"...Place 7: Barbara Mink..."
"...Austin Community College Board of TrusteesPlace 7: Barbara Mink Outgoing ACC Trustee Hunter Ellinger was a valuable asset to the community college during his tenure on the board, and we believe educator Barbara Mink would be equally beneficial. Of the four candidates running for this open post, Mink, a former ACC administrator, possesses prized higher-ed experience that would enable her to hit the ground running as a trustee..."
"...Barbara Mink http://www.austincc.edu/board-of-trustees/board-members/dr-barbara-p-mink ENDORSEMENTS: Black Austin Democrats, West Austin Democrats, Austin Tejano Democrats, Capital Area Progressive Democrats, South Austin Democrats, Stonewall Democrats of Austin, Central Austin Democrats, University Democrats, Austin Progressive Coalition, Stonewall Democrats of Austin, Greater ATX – National Women's Political Caucus Place 8..."
"...Republican lawmakers in the Lege represent the biggest obstacle to altering the state's dated school finance system, and until that happens, AISD will continue to creep toward a financial crisis. If elected, Tilton would be the only trustee with direct knowledge of how the state's lawmaking body operates, and would be well-positioned to build coalitions with other school districts suffering from ballooning recapture payments, and with legislators themselves, to push for meaningful change in how Texas public schools are funded. Austin Community College Board [image-6-right] Place 7: Barbara Mink..."
"...For Place 7 on the fully at-large ACC board, repeat candidate Mitch Fuller takes on stalwart Barbara Mink, who's served since 2000 and has chaired the board three times. Mink hopes to continue to make ACC more affordable by using open-source textbooks and keeping tuition rates steady, and to grow partnerships with workforce developers and four-year universities..."
"...In the runoff for the Austin Community College Board of Trustees election (June 3), we support the Chronicle's endorsement of Barbara Mink for Place 7...."
"...3 director Bob Larsen (not to be confused with former Council Member Bob Larson) and Jerry D. Hering. AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES Place 7, ACC Trustee: Barbara Mink..."
"...The schools right now look much like they did before, with LaTisha Anderson and Kristin Ashy joining the AISD board and Arati Singh and Carmen Tilton going to a run-off in the at-large Position 9. At the ACC, incumbents Barbara Mink and Julie Ann Nitsch rolled..."
"...While several board members expressed reservations, the majority touted Kinslow's experience, and the institution's need for stability. "Steve Kinslow is a recognized leader in community colleges, a strong administrator, and a tireless advocate for increased access to ACC by all segments of the community," said ACC board Chair Barbara Mink..."
"..."If the state says, 'Close the gaps,' but is decreasing the funding for community colleges, there are only two other options," said ACC board President Barbara Mink. "Either we increase tuition, or we increase the tax base..."
"...7 meeting. "I think they need to hear the level of dissatisfaction on this board with spending $1.1 million in architectural fees and getting this," said board chair Barbara Mink..."
"...Last week, a four-member delegation representing the board, faculty, and staff went to Dallas as part of what trustee Barbara Mink called ordinary "due diligence," not as a specific response to faculty concerns. But Larry Willoughby, president-elect of the faculty senate, did look into the rumors Traverso had heard..."
"...Over in the Austin Community College races, incumbents Barbara Mink and Julie Ann Nitsch defeated their opponents soundly. In the open-seat Place 8 race, Stephanie Gharakhanian nearly avoided a run-off, but will face off against Sarah Mills in December..."
"...Place 7: Barbara Mink*..."
"...• Place 7 incumbent, educator and current chair Barbara Mink, faces retiring ACC teacher Brig Mireles, a former Round Rock school board member who helped organize the ACC adjunct faculty for the American Federation of Teachers...."
"...Barbara Mink: 34,132 / 100.0% Place 8..."