Angela Meixell named interim state dir. for career and technical education

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Posted: Apr 21, 2009

Angela Meixell
Angela Meixell
HONOLULU — The University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents, which also serves as the State Board for Career and Technical Education, approved the appointment of Windward Community College Chancellor Angela Meixell as Interim State Director for Career and Technical Education for one year starting July 1, 2009. Meixell is replacing current State Director Karla Jones who is retiring from the position in June.
UH Vice President for Community Colleges John Morton stated, "I‘m pleased Angela Meixell has been appointed the interim state director for career and technical education. Career and technical training is critical for the future economy of the state of Hawaiʻi. We look forward to working with Angela."
Meixell has been chancellor of Windward Community College since 2002 after serving two years as interim provost, and first joined the University of Hawaiʻi System in 1980.
She served as state director of the Employment Training Center, which provides programs in basic skills and vocational training to the state‘s at-risk population, from 1997 to 2000. Prior to that, she was an assistant dean at Kapiʻolani Community College, with responsibility for managing external academic grants and vocational programs, and director of administrative services, preparing a $20 million budget and overseeing fiscal and personnel services for the Kapiʻolani campus.
Meixell earned both her master's and doctoral degrees in educational administration from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. She has taught in both public and private schools as well as at the Mānoa campus.