Reading Area Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michelle Reichard-Huff to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Reichard-Huff is the director of the Office of Early Childhood and Student Services. In 2004, she began working in the BCIU Early Intervention Program as a school psychologist. She also served as supervisor of student services in early intervention, school-age special education, and alternative education for six years. In 2014, Michelle was appointed as the assistant director of the Office of Early Childhood and Student Services. She served in this role until her appointment to director in November 2017.
Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and her Educational Specialist degree in school psychology from Lehigh University. She also completed her supervisory certification at Lehigh and obtained her superintendent’s letter of eligibility through California University of Pennsylvania. Michelle earned her doctorate in Education Administration and Leadership from the California University of Pennsylvania in July 2020. Her Reading Area Community College Board of Trustees term will be eligible for renewal in June, 2027.
Reading Area Community College Board of Trustees has also appointed Mr. Jack R. Gombach as the Chair of the Facilities & Risk Management Committee; and as a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Gombach currently serves as a Government Affairs & Grassroots Advocacy Consultant. He also serves on the boards of the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance, and the Friends of the Reading Hospital. Jack received a Bachelor’s of Science in International Relations and Affairs from Albright College.