Frederick Whang, a past trustee at Tacoma Community College, was named to the State Community and Technical Colleges Board.

While serving two terms on the TCC board, Whang also was a national board member of American Association of Community College Trustees. He also has past service with several ethnic and Asian-Pacific Islander organizations.

A South Sound-based attorney and U.S. Air Force retiree, Whang will serve a four-year term on the state board.