FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 11, 2002
Contact: Pamela Young
EMU'S TACK NAMED COORDINATOR FOR MICHIGAN ACE NETWORK
YPSILANTI - Martha Tack, senior executive for presidential initiatives at Eastern Michigan University, has been named state coordinator for the Michigan-American Council on Education (ACE) Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education.
As coordinator, Tack will chair the 16-member state executive committee and serve as liaison with regional and national groups. Her term runs June 2002-2003. This is the first time the executive committee has appointed a coordinator from Eastern Michigan.
Prior to her appointment, Tack served as co-coordinator for one year. Her involvement with ACE began in 1977, as an intern for the organization while at the University of Alabama. She then served as second state coordinator for Alabama until 1981 and has been on the Michigan executive board since 1999.
"I am really excited about the opportunity to work with women leaders from across the state and nation as we advocate for, support and develop women for executive positions in higher education," Tack said.
A graduate of Troy State University, Tack earned both a master's degree in business education and a Ph.D., in educational administration/higher education, general business administration and planning, from the University of Alabama. She is a resident of Brighton, Mich
The ACE Network is a state-based, national network addressing needs and issues relating to women's leadership in higher education.