Who We Are

The Mendocino College Foundation supports Mendocino College in educating leaders, fostering intellectual growth, and enriching lives by creating opportunities to invest in a better future for our students and communities.

Board of Directors

from left to right: Tod Kong, Tom Herman, Barbara Rice, Donald Coursey, Eliza Fields, Jay Epstein, Irma Turner, Todd McMahon, Marilyn Harden, Linda Chapman, Tom Dow, Kim Bradley, Jerry Chaney, Katie Fairbairn, Anna Kvinsland, Eileen Cichocki, Mark DeMeulenaere.

not pictured: Gregory Cavalin, Channing Cornell, Timothy Karas, Matthew Kendall, Tina Rader, Travis Scott.

Board of Directors

from left to right: Tod Kong, Tom Herman, Barbara Rice, Donald Coursey, Eliza Fields, Jay Epstein, Irma Turner, Todd McMahon, Marilyn Harden, Linda Chapman, Tom Dow, Kim Bradley, Jerry Chaney, Katie Fairbairn, Anna Kvinsland, Eileen Cichocki, Mark DeMeulenaere.

not pictured: Gregory Cavalin, Channing Cornell, Timothy Karas, Matthew Kendall, Tina Rader, Travis Scott.

Executive Team

from left to right: Linda Chapman, Vice President; Tom Herman, Land Committee Chair; Eileen Cichocki, Previous Secretary/Treasurer; Tom Dow, President; Mark DeMeulenaere, Finance Committee Chair; Jerry Chaney, Scholarship Committee Chair.

not pictured: Marilyn Harden, Immediate Past President; Timothy Karas, Secretary/Treasurer; Travis Scott, Special Events Committee Chair.

Executive Team

from left to right: Linda Chapman, Vice President; Tom Herman, Land Committee Chair; Eileen Cichocki, Previous Secretary/Treasurer; Tom Dow, President; Mark DeMeulenaere, Finance Committee Chair; Jerry Chaney, Scholarship Committee Chair.

not pictured: Marilyn Harden, Immediate Past President; Timothy Karas, Secretary/Treasurer; Travis Scott, Special Events Committee Chair.

Committees

executive committee

Chair: Tom Dow, President

The Executive Committee meets four times each year and is chaired by the Foundation President. The committee includes the Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, Immediate Past President and Scholarship Committee Chair

finance
committee

Chair: Mark DeMeulenaere

The Finance Committee members oversee, supervise and make recommendations to the Board regarding the investment, allocation and disbursement of the corporation’s financial assets.

scholarship committee

Chair: Jerry Chaney

The Committee meets annually to select recipients for all the endowed scholarships provided by the Foundation.

special events committee
(ad hoc)

Chair: Travis Scott

This committee plans and executes fundraising events for student scholarships and programs at Mendocino College.

land
committee
(ad hoc)

Chair: Tom Herman

The Committee manages, maintains, oversees and makes recommendations to the Board involving the disposition of real property as needed.

governance
committee
(ad hoc)

Chair: Channing Cornell

The Governance Committee is the official nominating committee for the Foundation. Members recruit, review and recommend new Directors to the Board.

Executive Committee Details

member list

Chair: Tom Dow, President

Linda Chapman, Vice President
Marilyn Harden, Immediate Past President
Timothy Karas, Secretary/Treasurer
Mark DeMeulenaere, Finance Committee Chair
Jerry Chaney, Scholarship Committee Chair
Tom Herman, Land Committee Chair
Travis Scott, Special Events Committee Chair
Channing Cornell, Governance Committee Chair

resource member

Katie Fairbairn
Eliza Fields

meets

Quarterly

Finance Committee Details

member list

Chair: Mark DeMeulenaere

Channing Cornell
Greg Cavalin
Marilyn Harden
Tod Kong
Timothy Karas
Tom Dow

resource member

Katie Fairbairn
Joe Atherton
Eliza Fields

meets

Quarterly

Scholarship Committee Details

member list

Chair: Jerry Chaney

Kim Bradley
Greg Cavalin
Linda Chapman
Channing Cornell
Donald Coursey
Mark DeMeulenaere
Tom Dow
Jay Epstein
Marilyn Harden
Tom Herman
Timothy Karas
Matthew Kendall
Tod Kong
Todd McMahon
Tina Rader
Barbara Rice
Travis Scott
Irma Turner

resource member

Katie Fairbairn
Eliza Fields
Anna Kvinsland

meets

Annually to read scholarship applications in early March and participates in the awards ceremony in May

Special Events Committee Details (Ad Hoc)

member list

Chair: Travis Scott

Linda Chapman
Tod Kong
Irma Turner

resource member

Katie Fairbairn
Jonathan Dooley

meets

As Needed

Land Committee Details (Ad Hoc)

member list

Chair: Tom Herman

Channing Cornell
Mark DeMeulenaere
Timothy Karas
Irma Turner
Todd McMahon

resource member

Katie Fairbairn
Eliza Fields

meets

As Needed

Governance Committee Details (Ad Hoc)

member list

Chair: Channing Cornell

Jerry Chaney

resource member

Katie Fairbairn

meets

As Needed