Hear about her life as an immigrant, mother, educator, HCC Board Trustee, and her retirement. We discussed what’s next and why is she running for Fort Bend County Tax Assessor-Collector (Rev. David Lee Sincere Jr.
In 2007, Neeta Sane was elected to serve on the Board of Trustees of Houston Community College. In 2013, she was re-elected to serve a second six-year term on the HCC Board and in 2014, she was elected to serve as the Board Chair. During her 10-year tenure, she has served on several Board committees and twice serving as the Vice-Chair and Secretary.
Trustee Sane is a business owner of a consulting firm, community leader, wife, and mother who brings to the HCC Board a unique blend of innovative entrepreneurship, educational background, and fervor to develop programs that enhance student success at HCC, serving the community with universal values.
As a strong advocate of workforce training programs, she has been instrumental in the expansion of HCC’s educational and workforce training programs in Advanced Manufacturing, Health Sciences, Engineering, Entrepreneurship and Vocational Training in Fort Bend and Alief. She has hosted workforce summits in Southwest Houston, a youth leadership summit for Early College High School students and Rising Leaders Academy conference for the HCC Honors College. She provided Workforce Support Scholarships for HCC students through the HCC Foundation. With a dedication to being inclusive of all students, she established the HCC Trustee Neeta Sane ASPIRE scholarship endowment fund, which supports the educational pursuits of students. HCC-ASPIRE raises funds to support the educational pursuits and scholastic achievements of students attending HCC, as well as HCC’s outstanding faculty and staff.
Trustee Sane graduated from the University of Houston-Clear Lake with a Master of Science degree and also earned an MBA in Finance from the Florida Institute of Technology.
Trustee Sane is deeply committed to community service. In addition to her dedicated service on the HCC Board, she is involved in numerous organizations across the state that advocate for education, families and underserved populations.
Trustee Sane grew up in India with tremendous respect for the United States. Since coming to this country, she has immersed herself in community service in an effort to give back some of the blessings and opportunities that she has been afforded. She is deeply committed to public service and community involvement. (HCC, https://www.hccs.edu/about-hcc/board-of-trustees/neeta-sane/)