Patsy Dowling, the executive director of Mountain Projects, has been appointed to serve on the Haywood Community College Board of Trustees.
Dowling was appointed to the HCC board last week by Haywood County commissioners. She is one of 12 college trustees.
For 13 years, Dowling has been director of Mountain Projects, a nonprofit agency that administers social assistance programs for the elderly, disabled and poor. She has been active in numerous civic organizations.
Dowling was nominated for the post by Mark Clasby, the county’s economic development director.