Responsibilities of the Board of Directors

To promote the mission of the Jackson College Foundation, and to advance the objectives of the Foundation in the greater Jackson communities, primarily through communication and financial support.

Qualifications

  • High level of commitment to higher education at the community college level.
  • Attendance and active participation at four quarterly meetings each year, held on the third Tuesday of January, April, July and October.
  • Substantial involvement in a standing committee assignment: Development, Grant/Scholarship, Finance, and/or Membership.
  • Desire to serve as a viable voice of the Foundation to support the mission, vision and purpose of the College throughout the Jackson, Hillsdale and Lenawee counties.

Jason R. Covalle
Chairman
President, Covalle Group Architects, PLLC

Valerie L. Schuette
Vice Chair
Vice President, Human Resources and Branch Operations, CP Federal Credit Union

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Jason H. Valente
President
President, Jackson College Foundation

Rick S. Martoia
Treasurer
President, Alro Industrial Supply Co.

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Darrell Norris
Assistant Treasurer
CFO, Jackson College

Karen Hawley
Secretary
Owner, JTV

Leland K. Bassett
Director
Chairman & CEO, Bassett & Bassett, Incorporated

Hon. Susan B. Jordan
Director
Circuit Court Judge

Rachel L. Brege
Director
Consumers Energy

John M. Crist
Director
President, CP Federal Credit Union

Joy Gebhardt
Director
Henry Ford Allegiance Health

Donna L. Lake
Director
Jackson Public Schools (retired)

Sheila A. Patterson
Director
Consumers Energy

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Martha J. Petry
Director

Dr. Daniel J. Phelan
Director
President, Jackson College

Anita-Maria P. Quillen
Director
President & CEO, Diversified Engineering & Plastics, Quillen International, LLC, Quillen Enterprise, LLC

Philip M. Moilanen
Legal Counsel
Of Counsel, Marcoux, Allen, Schomer, Bower, Nichols, Kendall & Lindsey, P.C.

Lawrence L. Bullen
Director Emeritus
Of Counsel, Marcoux, Allen, Schomer, Bower, Nichols, Kendall & Lindsey, P.C.

Frank Dick
Director Emeritus
Chairman, Gleaner Life Insurance (retired)

Richard N. Dodge
Director Emeritus

Dr. George E. Potter
Director Emeritus
Attorney
Math Faculty, Jackson College (retired)