Who We Are: Foundation Board

AVC Foundation Officers- Executive Committee Directors

Chuck Church
Chuck Church, President
Northrop Grumman Corporation (Retired)

Stacy Bryant
Dr. Stacy Bryant, President-Elect
Palmdale School District

Lena Grand Weber
Lena Grand Weber,
Past President
Douglas B. Weber, DDS

Shirley Sayles
Shirley Sayles,
Chief Financial Officer
Hospital Administrator (Retired)

John A. Currado
John A. Currado, LUTCF
Alumni & Friends
Currado Insurance Agency, Inc.— Allstate Financial, LLC

Gilbert H. Snow
Gilbert H. Snow, DDS
Resource Development
Snow Orthodontics

Lynn DuPratt
Lynn DuPratt
Parliamentarian
Antelope Valley Press (Retired)

Edward Knudson
Mr. Edward Knudson
Superintendent/ President
Antelope Valley College

Board of Directors

 

Nathan Francis
Nathan Francis
Rio Tinto Minerals —Boron Operations

Jane Frye
Jane Frye, BSN, RN
High Desert Medical Group

Orville Dothage
Orville Dothage
Northrop Grumman Corporation

Pamela Gaspar
Pamela Gaspar
Union Bank

Celia Gray
Celia Gray
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company

Fred Thompson
Fred Thompson
Educator, Retired

Dianne M. Knippel
Dianne M. Knippel
Southern California Edison

Linda Lawson
Linda Lawson
Kaiser Permanente

Berna Mayer
Berna Mayer
AV Hospital Trustee

Alis Clausen Odenthal
Alis Clausen Odenthal
Southern California Edison (Retired)

Regina Rossall
Regina Rossall
Westside Union School District

John Stolting
John Stolting
The Boeing Company


Wanda Gallerson
Educator, Retired

Ex- Officio Board Members

Michel R. Adams
Michel R. Adams
Representative, Board of Trustees

Barbara Gains
Barbara Gains
Representative, Board of Trustees


Ed Beyer
Ed Beyer
President, Academic Senate


Kyle Faber
Classified Union Representative

Megan Turrill
President
Associated Student Organization

Support Organizations

Lisa Kinison, AVSOMC Representative

Bill Young, AVC Marauder Club Representative

 

Emeritus Members

F. Michael Keenan

Friends of the Foundation

Bret Banks
Fran and Hernando Marroquin
Judge Stella Owens-Murrell

Foundation Board Committees

Audit

Chair: Vacant
Members:
Staff: Vacant

Goal: To participate in the review of the annual audit and make recommendation to the Board as a whole with regard to the acceptance of the audit.

Campaign

Chairs:  Vacant
Members: Dr. Gib Snow, Jane Frye, Dianne Knippel, John Currado
Staff: Vacant

Goal:  The Campaign Committee will work with the Development Committee and development staff to expand our donor base, focusing on major gifts to attain the campaign’s $1 million dollar goal by 2015.

Development

Chairs: Dr. Gib Snow
Members:
Staff: Brenna Humann

Goal: The Development Committee will work with the development staff to assist the college in reaching its fundraising goals.

Executive

Chair: Chuck Church
Members: Shirley Sayles, Dr. Stacy Bryant, John Currado, Lynn DuPratt, Lena Grand Weber, Dr. Gib Snow
Staff: Vacant

Goals: To provide oversight of Board committees and Foundation activity

Finance

Chair: Shirley Sayles
Members:  John Currado, Chuck Church, Pam Gaspar, Celia Gray, Dianne Knippel, Dr. Gib Snow
Staff: Vacant

Goals: Oversee all financial, planned giving and investment activities. Oversee the development of fiscal policies and procedures. Oversee the presentation of the annual budget.

Mini-Grants

Chair: Shirley Sayles
Members:
Staff: Vacant

Goal: To evaluate mini-grant proposals and award grants.

Nominations and Governance

Chair: Lena Grand Weber
Members:  Dianne Knippel, John Currado, Chuck Church, Bret Banks, Helen Acosta,
Staff: Vacant

Goals: Recruit new members with high fundraising potential to the Board. Increase Board diversity. Develop process to track and monitor Board Member performance and compliance with relevant policies. Develop process to enhance board member engagement.

3041 W Ave K • Lancaster, CA 93536 • 661.722.6300, extension 6391 • Fax: 661.722.6550 • foundation@avc.edu

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