UTICA - The Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) board of trustees has elected David Mathis as chair and Peter Rayhill as vice chair.
Collectively, Mathis and Rayhill have served more than 40 years on MVCC's board of trustees.
Rayhill joined the Mohawk Valley Community College board of trustees in December 2007.
He brings to the board many years of experience practicing civil, environmental, corporate, and municipal law with the firm of Kernan & Kernan, P.C.
As a long-standing member of the New York State Bar Association, Rayhill has been associated with the Oneida County Bar Association since 1990 and served as its president in 1995.
Prior to working for Kernan & Kernan, P.C., Rayhill was a managing partner with Rayhill, Bankert & Rayhill; an associate with Evans, Severn, Bankert & Peet; and an associate with the New York City firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCoy.
In addition to his
board of trustees service, Rayhill
has served MVCC's Foundation board of directors since 2008 and chaired the Dormitory Corporation
board of directors from 2009 to present.
Rayhill was nominated for MVCC's board of trustees by Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. Rayhill is a graduate of Bowdoin College and the University of Virginia's School of Law.