CCC Mourns Board Member’s Death

February 7, 2020

David StubbsIt is with great sadness that Central Community College announces the death of Board of Governors member David Stubbs, who died on Wednesday, Feb. 5.

First elected to the CCC Board of Governors in 1980, Stubbs represented District 2. He served as board chair in 1987 and 2007. He also served as vice chair in 1985 and 1986, secretary in 1984 and treasurer in 1983.

Stubbs also served as vice president and president of the Nebraska Community College Association Board of Directors. He was a past member of the Central Community College Foundation.

“Central Community College is so blessed to have had such an outstanding public servant looking out for the best interests of students and our communities,” said CCC President Dr. Matt Gotschall.

Stubbs served as member of the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion and Disabled American Veterans. He was a past board chair of the Selective Service System and a member of the Nebraska Veterans First Committee.

“Speaking for the Board of Governors, we are all going to miss David’s insights and his guidance in helping direct Central Community College,” said Board Chair Sam Cowan.

Active in the community, Stubbs was a member of the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, the National Federation of Independent Business and the Kearney Airport Authority.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Feb. 10, in Ravenna.