CCC Board of Trustees

The Colby Community College Board of Trustees is composed of six individuals from Thomas County. They serve the college and community at no remuneration and exhibit diligence, patience, and dependability in advancing the interests of the college and its many constituents in northwest Kansas.

Board meetings are held the third Monday of each month. Review the approved minutes here.

Budgets and Financial Reports

NOTE: The board has a vacant position that will be filled at the Feb. 19, 2024, monthly meeting.

Meet the Board

Board Member Patrick TothPATRICK TOTH (2024-2028)
Mr. Toth was elected to the board and began his term in Jan. 2020. He is in business locally, champions the public library, and is an EMS volunteer. 

Board member Jessica VaughnJESSICA VAUGHN (2022-2026)
Vice Chair
Jessica Vaughn was appointed to an unfilled seat in Jan. 2020. She is the Vice President of Credit at Farm Credit Services of Western Kansas.


Arlen Leiker

ARLEN LEIKER (2024-2028)
KACCT Representative
Arlen Leiker is the current Kansas Association of Community College Trustees’ representative. He drives for UPS and has served on the Board of Trustees since 2007.


Trustee Audrey HinesAUDREY HINES (2022-2026)
Audrey Hines began her service on the board in 2013. She works as a grain merchandiser at Cornerstone Ag in Colby.



Trustee Donna HenryDONNA HENRY (2022-2026)
Endowment Representative
Donna Henry was appointed to fill an open position in Dec. 2020. She is a retired educator and serves on the Genesis-Thomas County Food Bank board.


 Trustee Zack OdellZACK ODELL (2024-2028)

Zack Odell was appointed to fill an open position in Feb. 2024. He is the chief executive officer at S&T Communications.