Speaker of Texas House appoints LU alum, LSCO provost to advisory council

Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Dade Phelan recently appointed LU alum and Lamar State College Orange Provost and Executive Vice President Dr. Wendy Elmore ‘15 to the Industry-Based Certification Advisory Council.

The advisory council consults with the Texas Workforce Commission regarding the alignment of public high school career and technology education programs with current and future workforce needs in communities, regions and the state.

Starting in public schools, Elmore worked in that sector for 12 before moving into higher education. She was at Trinity Valley Community College for 14 years. At Trinity Valley, Elmore served in a variety of roles. Lamar State College Orange hired Elmore to become an administrator in March of 2020.

Elmore graduated from the Lamar University Educational Leadership program in 2015.

“Our provost, Dr. Wendy Elmore, is a huge asset to our beautiful college on the Sabine and to our system. I am thrilled that the speaker recognizes how valuable her expertise is in the area of certifications and workforce demands and needs. She will prove invaluable to this committee and I applaud her appointment,” said LSCO President Dr. Tom Johnson in a recent release from the institution.