College & Community Relations

Neb receives Trustee Emeritus award from Aims Community College

Submitted on: 03-09-2012

At its March 7 meeting, the Aims Board of Trustees bestowed Trustee Emeritus status to former Board President Sandra Neb and dedicated a tree on the Fort Lupton campus in appreciation of her service. Neb served on the Aims Board of Trustees from 2003 through 2011 as a Trustee, then as Secretary, and finally as Board President from 2009-2011. She represented District A, covering RE-8 Fort Lupton,
RE-3J Keenesburg,
Hudson and Prospect Valley.

“I just want to thank you all for the recognition and honor,” Neb said. “Knowing that this tree will stand on the Fort Lupton campus for years to come really means a lot to me.”
A Fort Lupton native, Neb and her late husband, Ron, owned and operated Neb Electric for 24 years. She currently serves on the Fort Lupton Chamber of Commerce board and the United Power Round-Up board. She served on the RE-8 School District board for 12 years and the BOCES board for eight years. She is also an active member in the First United Methodist Church in Fort Lupton.

“Emeritus is a title bestowed upon people who have made very significant contributions in education,” said current Board Chair Walt Richter. “Sandy always had in mind the best interests of the students and the quality of the academics here at Aims. I know that the other board members looked up to her for her abilities in deliberating difficult issues and frankly stating her opinion.”

Representatives from Aims Community College, the Board of Trustees and the Fort Lupton community gathered March 7 to celebrate with Sandy Neb her Trustee Emeritus status. A tree was planted on the Aims Fort Lupton campus in appreciation of her eight years of service to the college.

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