March 18, 2013 Stone Announces Retirement from LCTCS Board of Supervisors
Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Board Supervisor F. Mike Stone announced his retirement during the board’s monthly meeting in Baton Rouge on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Stone, an original member of the board was first appointed to the board on January 12, 1999. His retirement is effective immediately.
“I am proud and appreciative of the work this board has done to advance the mission of community and technical colleges,” said Stone. “Together, we have accomplished so much over the years and those accomplishments have had a tremendous impact on our citizens, workforce development, and business and industry.”
Stone, a retired teacher with the New Orleans Public School System served the district for 30-plus years.
“Supervisor Stone has brought a unique perspective to the role, scope, and vision of this board,” said Board Chairman Michael Murphy of Bogalusa. “He has done an outstanding job of representing the people of our great state and we wish him the best of health and happiness and opportunities in the days ahead.”
LCTCS President Joe May added, “I have enjoyed working with Supervisor Stone. Not only did he provide great insight into what we do and what we are about, he also made us stop and think about the impact our decisions would have on people, and that is a testament to his heart and character.”
Known for his wittiness and calm demeanor, Stone ended his remarks to the audience and peers with a joke and received a standing ovation to laughter.