CCC Welcomes LeAnn Yelton as Assistant to the President / Secretary to Board of Trustees

Clinton Community College is delighted to announce the appointment of LeAnn Yelton as the new Assistant to the President / Secretary to the Board of Trustees. A Texas native, LeAnn relocated to Plattsburgh in 2017 to pursue a B.A. in English Literature and Theatre and has since become an integral part of the local community.

LeAnn Yelton

LeAnn has demonstrated her commitment to community engagement by actively participating in various organizations. She currently serves on the executive board for Adirondack Regional Theatre as Secretary, contributing her skills and passion for the performing arts. Additionally, LeAnn has served on the boards of Champlain Valley Voices and the Plattsburgh Public Library, showcasing her dedication to enriching the cultural landscape of the region.

In the realm of theatre, LeAnn wears many hats – as a director, actor, singer, and costume designer. Her involvement extends beyond the stage as she plans events for the spoken word and the LGBTQ+ community in Plattsburgh. LeAnn's artistic pursuits also include playing the flute and appreciating the natural beauty of the North Country.

LeAnn's professional background in construction and customer service, coupled with her recent experience in teaching students during the pandemic, has equipped her with a diverse skill set. She discovered her passion for education and inclusivity while working in Special Education and has now chosen to bring her talents to Clinton Community College.

What drew LeAnn to Clinton was the supportive environment fostered by the staff, and she is excited to contribute her skills to benefit both the College and the Board of Trustees. Her unique blend of experiences, combined with a genuine appreciation for education and diverse abilities, positions her as a valuable addition to the Clinton community.

"I am thrilled to be a part of Clinton Community College and look forward to serving the College and the Board of Trustees with dedication and enthusiasm," said LeAnn Yelton.

"I am happy to welcome LeAnn Yelton to Clinton Community College. Her dedication to education, community service, and the arts aligns perfectly with our values. LeAnn's diverse background and passion for inclusivity will undoubtedly enrich the Clinton experience for our students and the entire community," said John Kowal Ph.D., President of Clinton Community College.

Please join us in welcoming LeAnn Yelton to Clinton Community College. Her passion for education, community involvement, and diverse talents make her an excellent fit for her role, and we are excited about the positive impact she will undoubtedly have on our institution.