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Lower Columbia College Foundation Board of Directors

The Foundation Board works to advance the mission of providing financial assistance to students, encouraging public support for the college, and strengthening the teaching, learning and cultural environment of the college and our community.

Rich Gushman, Chair

Rich Gushman


CEO, Gibbs & Olson, Inc.

Jenny Isaacson, Member

Jenny Isaacson

Vice Chair

Director of Student Services, St. Rose School

Linda Davis, Secretary

Linda Davis


CPA, Davis and Associates

Chris Bailey, LCC President

Chris Bailey

President, Lower Columbia College

LCC President

Cathy Bakamus, Member

Cathy Bakamus


Retired, Propel Insurance

Mike Claxton, Member

Mike Claxton


Estate Planning Lawyer, Walstead Mertsching Attorneys at Law

Dan Evans, Member

Dan Evans


Chairman, JH Kelly

Steve Fuller, Member

Steve Fuller


Partner, Financial Strategies

Emily Gardner, Member

Emily Gardner


Program Manager, Cowlitz Indian Tribe

Dixie Kolditz, Member

Dixie Kolditz


Owner, Open Box Creations and Brighton Industries

John Paul, Member

John Paul


General Manager, KLOG/KUKN/The Wave

Dr. PJ Peterson, Member

Dr. PJ Peterson


Physician, St. John's PeaceHealth

Bruce Pollock, Member

Bruce Pollock


Market Manager, BiCoastal Media

Jane Rosi, Member

Jane Rosi


Retired, LCC Faculty

Ryan Schopp, Member

Ryan Schopp


Financial Representative, Country Financial

Rosemary Siipola, Member

Rosemary Siipola


Retired, Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments

Heather Snyder, Vice Chair

Heather Snyder


Graphics & Communications Specialist, Fibre Federal Credit Union

Deborah Sweet, Member

Deborah Sweet


Owner, Sweet Spot Frozen Yogurt and President, DCK Wallace, Inc.

Michelle Trekas, Member

Michelle Trekas


Sales and Services Training Manager, Red Canoe Credit Union

Contact the Lower Columbia College Foundation

We look forward to hearing from you! Make an appointment by calling (360) 442-2130. Walk-ins welcome during regular business hours. The Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your gifts are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

General Inquiries

  (360) 442-2130
Fax: (360) 442-2129

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Donor Relations

  Kendra Sprague, Vice President of Foundation, HR & Legal Affairs

  (360) 442-2121


  Sheila Burgin, Assistant Director

  (360) 442-2132


  Serina Graham, Foundation Specialist

  (360) 442-2134

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