Lynn Resident Maria Vega-Viera Appointed NSCC Trustee

IMG_20180208_091824_231Maria Vega-Viera of Lynn has been appointed to a five-year term on North Shore Community College’s (NSCC) Board of Trustees by Governor Charlie Baker.

Vega-Viera is a Coding Improvement Specialist at Lynn Community Health Center.  She is a graduate of NSCC, having received her degree with a double major in accounting and business administration.  Vega-Viera is continuing her studies at Salem State University, working toward a bachelor’s degree in Health Care Studies & Business Administration.

Vega-Viera shared that her peers at the Lynn Community Health Center nominated her to serve as a Trustee.  “I have an interest to serve and help my underserved community and I am elated to have the opportunity to do so,” she said.  “There are many services in our Commonwealth that are unknown or difficult to access.   The transition from one path in life to another can be difficult.  This is a wonderful opportunity to connect existing bridges.  Hopefully, I can help illuminate these positive paths to make them more visible and accessible to our community.”

NSCC serves 26 cities and towns along the MA north shore with campuses in Lynn, Danvers and Middleton.  NSCC delivers post-secondary education to more than 8,800 credit students in an academic year, and an additional 4,400 noncredit students through 80 programs of study. The College also provides lifelong learning opportunities to more than 500,000 area residents through workforce development training to businesses and individuals, cultural enrichment activities, and community development resources.

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