Making ACC the best community college in the state and nation through four priorities:
In the end, everything ACC does must be about the student.
ACC admits in its strategic plan that it lags behind other states and the nation in terms of student completion. To foster student success, ACC must tackle many diverse issues…Read more
ACC’s success relies on community collaboration.
ACC must lead the way in meeting the community’s need for a well-trained workforce, whether for small businesses, giant corporations, service organizations, non-profits, or the self-employed…Read more
Embracing transformation matters.
ACC cannot meet the challenges ahead without constant innovation. Recently, Lora chaired the Round Rock Chamber as the organization transformed itself…Read more
Good governance fortifies great organizations.
For ACC to succeed, its finances, policies, staffing, planning, and relationships must align with its goals. If trustees do nothing else…Read more
Lora Weber is a public policy professional, small business owner, community leader…and ice cream fanatic.
Lora’s interest in public policy stems from her 25-year executive level career in Texas government. She served nine of those years as Director of External Relations for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, where she championed the needs of higher education students with the Texas Legislature.
She also served stints as Director of Consumer and Public Affairs for the Texas Public Utility Commission, Executive Director of the Texas Incentive and Productivity Commission, and Deputy Executive Director of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
Always seeking to bring colleagues and communities together around issues of mutual interest, Lora formed or served as an officer in numerous organizations related to her work. Honors in recognition of her contributions include an Outstanding Woman in Texas Government award from the Governor’s Commission for Women and being named Woman of the Year by Executive Women in Texas Government.