Board of Directors

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.

Steve Fuller headshot

Steve Fuller


Partner, Financial Stategies

Michelle Trekas, Member

Michelle Trekas

Vice Chair

Sales and Services Training Manager, Red Canoe Credit Union

Chris Bailey, LCC President

Chris Bailey

President, Lower Columbia College

LCC President

Joanna Asplund

Joanna Asplund


Owner, JoJo + CoCo Boutique

Mike Claxton, Member

Mike Claxton


Estate Planning Lawyer, Walstead Mertsching Attorneys at Law

Emily Gardner, Member

Emily Gardner


Program Manager, Cowlitz Indian Tribe

Robbie Alba-Estrada

Robbie Alba-Estrada


VP Controller, Fibre Federal

Headshot of Foundation board member Jim Hendrickson

Jim Hendrickson


President, Hendrickson Inc.

Headshot of Foundation board member Margaret Hickey

Margaret Hickey


Retired, Interior Design


Headshot of Mary Howe

Mary Howe 


CPA, Lower Columbia CPAs & Associates, PLLC


Dixie Kolditz, Member

Dixie Kolditz


Owner, Open Box Creations and Brighton Industries

John Melink

John Melink


Retired,TransAlta Power Station

Jane Rosi-Pattison headshot

Jane Rosi-Pattison


Retired, LCC Faculty

Chris Searing headshot

Chris Searing


Retired, Searing Electric & Plumbing

Rosemary Siipola, Member

Rosemary Siipola


Retired, Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments

Rick Arkell  headshot

Rick Arkell


Real Estate Agent, Coldwell Banker Bain

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.

Donor Relations

  Kendra Sprague, Vice President of

Foundation, HR & Legal Affairs

  (360) 442-2121

General Inquiries

  (360) 442-2130
Fax: (360) 442-2129

Donor Relations & Major Gifts

  Sheila Burgin, Foundation Director of Development & Major Gifts

  (360) 442-2132

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  Emilee Bollibon, Foundation Development Associate

  (360) 442-2136


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Foundation Specialist

  Nickie Arce, Foundation Specialist

  (360) 442-2134


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