NCC Dean Appointed to Historic Preservation Commission
Rocky Mount City Council unanimously appointed Nash Community College’s Dean of Instruction, David Michael Latham, to the Historic Preservation Commission during their June 25, 2012 meeting. Latham will serve a four-year term expiring June 30, 2016.
Latham earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Campbell University and a Master of Arts degree in History from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has been employed at Nash Community College since 1993. During his tenure, he has served as the College’s Faculty Senate President from 1996 until 1999 and received J. Edgar and Peggie T. Moore Excellence in Teaching Award in 1995, the NCC Instructional Innovation Award in 2006 and the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) award in 2011.
The Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for protecting the architectural integrity of the local historic districts and local landmarks. The Commission consists of nine members appointed by the mayor and City Council who demonstrate expertise in history and/or architecture.
Latham resides in Rocky Mount with his wife Robin.