Who We Are

Supporting 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.

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Board Of Directors

Tom Dow, President
Linda Chapman, Vice President
Marilyn Harden, Immediate Past President
Eileen Cichocki, 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

Kim Bradley
Greg Cavalin Irma Turner
Don Coursey
Jay Epstein

Tod Kong
Todd McMahon
Tina Rader
Barbara Rice

 

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Executive Team

Tom Dow, Foundation Board Vice President
Linda Chapman, Foundation Vice President
Marilyn Harden, Immediate Past President
Eileen Cichocki, Secretary/Treasurer
Tom Herman, Land Committee Chair
Mark DeMeulenaere, Finance Committee Chair
Jerry Chaney, Scholarship 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 COMMITEE
(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
Eileen Cichocki, Secretary/Treasurer
Mark DeMeulenaere, Finance Committee Chair
Jerry Chaney, Scholarship Committee Char
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
Eileen Cichocki
Tom Dow

RESOURCE MEMBER

Katie Fairbairn
Joe Atherton
Eliza Fields

MEETS

Quarterly

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE DETAILS

MEMBER LIST

Chair: Jerry Chaney

Kim Bradley
Greg Cavalin
Channing Cornell
Donald Coursey
Mark DeMeulenaere
Tom Dow
Jay Epstein
Marilyn Harden
Tom Herman
Todd McMahon
Lynda Myers
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
Eileen Cichocki
Irma Turner
Todd McMahon

RESOURCE MEMBER

Katie Fairbarin
Eliza Fields

MEETS

As Needed 

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE DETAILS (AD HOC)

MEMBER LIST

Chair: Channing Cornell

Jerry Chaney

RESOURCE MEMBER

Katie Fairbarin

MEETS

As Needed