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Dakeita Vanderburg-Johnson reappointed to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board



July 21. The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees has announced the reappointment of Dakeita Vanderburg-Johnson of Concord to the College’s board. Vanderburg-Johnson was recently reappointed by Governor McCrory to serve on the board through 2019. Vanderburg-Johnson has served as a Rowan-Cabarrus trustee since September 2011. She currently serves as chairman of the Legislative Advancement Committee.

Recently, Vanderburg-Johnson oversaw the successful 2014 Bond Referendum as chair of the bond campaign. The bond is to provide part of the funding for an Advanced Technology Center to be built in Cabarrus County. The Advanced Technology Center will address training needs for companies with high technology demand and emerging jobs through industry-recognized certifications and hands-on skills training in multiple disciplines.

Vanderburg-Johnson, a life-long resident of Concord, currently serves as president of Vanderburg Enterprises, LLLP. She served as president of Southgate Masonry & Lumber Co., Inc., the region’s largest independent building supply, for nearly 30 years. She has been involved with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Foundation for a number of years. Vanderburg-Johnson is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Textile Technology and Textile Design.


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