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.

Valerie L. Schuette
Chairwoman
Chief Operating Officer, CP Federal Credit Union

Karen Hawley
Vice Chairwoman
Owner, JTV

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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

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Martha J. Petry
Secretary
Faculty Member, Jackson College (retired)

Rachel L. Brege
Director
Consumers Energy

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

John M. Crist
Director
President, CP Federal Credit Union (retired)

Joy Gebhardt
Director
Clinical Transition Specialist, Option Care

Hon. Susan B. Jordan
Director
Circuit Court Judge

Donna L. Lake
Director
Jackson Public Schools (retired)

George Page

George Page
Director
Page Engineering

Sheila A. Patterson
Director
Consumers Energy

Dr. Daniel J. Phelan
Director
President, Jackson College

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

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

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

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

Richard N. Dodge
Director Emeritus
Faculty Member, Jackson College (retired)

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

Zoe M. Wilcox
Director Emeritus
Consumers Energy (retired)