Meet the Board: Ms. Pamela J. Horiszny
Ms. Horiszny was elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2004 for a six-year term that began in January 2005. She was re-elected in November 2010 and began serving her second six-year term in January 2011. During her first term in office, she initially served as Board Treasurer and then became Vice Chair for the final two years. She served as Chair of the Board for the first two years of her second term, a noteworthy period in the history of the College with the retirement of Larry Whitworth and the hiring of the 4th president of the College, Dr. Rose Bellanca. She is currently serving as Board Treasurer.
As a resident of Washtenaw County for more than twenty-five years, Ms. Horiszny is currently the Chief Financial Officer of the Ann Arbor YMCA, with responsibility for overseeing all financial matters related to its $7 million operating budget and $30 million in capital assets. Prior to joining the YMCA, Ms. Horiszny served for four years as the Executive Director of the Washtenaw County American Red Cross, overseeing a $6 million capital campaign and construction of a new Red Cross facility.
Ms. Horiszny's career in the non-profit arena came after nearly 25 years in the business community as a certified public accountant (CPA), working for a large local firm, an international firm, and then running her own practice for 10 years. Her areas of expertise included tax consulting and compliance, financial planning, and auditing of non-profit entities.
Throughout her professional career, Ms. Horiszny has served in board leadership positions with numerous local non-profit organizations, including Greenhills School, Washtenaw Community College Foundation, Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, Ann Arbor Transportation Authority, Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Theater, the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County, and the Neutral Zone.
Ms. Horiszny has two grown children who reside in Colorado and California.
Meet The Board Members
Ms. Anne M. Williams, Chair
Mr. Patrick McLean, Vice Chair
Mark Freeman, Secretary
Ms. Pamela J. Horiszny, Treasurer
Dr. Stephen J. Gill, Trustee
Dr. Richard J. Landau, Trustee
Ms. Diana McKnight-Morton, Trustee