Member Chair of the Johnston Community College Board of Trustees. A Clayton resident, Austin has served as a JCC trustee for 22 years, and 14 of those have been as chair. During her tenure, she has led the process of hiring two presidents at JCC and has supported the growth of educational programs and college facilities in an effort to enhance workforce development opportunities across North Carolina. In addition to her service to community colleges, Austin has focused her energies on the greater good of local, state, and national efforts. She has volunteered her time with the Cultural Arts Foundation, Hospice, NC Board of Licensed Counselors, local chambers of commerce, and local Women’s clubs.