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2019 Retirees

Welcome LCC Retirees! 

Our goal is to help keep you connected to the LCC family. We appreciate your dedication and years of service to LCC students and the campus community. Even in retirement, you remain LCC family!


Your LCC Retiree VIP card allows you to enjoy the same benefits you did as an employee such as:

  • Entrance into LCC sponsored events including plays, concerts, and sporting events
  • 15% off apparel in the LCC Bookstore
  • LCC Gym membership ($50 per quarter or $150 per year)
  • Exclusive invitations to shop adidas, Nike, and Columbia Sportswear employee stores.

(For more information about benefits or for a replacement card, please contact Retiree Association Relations, Sheila Burgin at

Congratulations 2021 Retirees

Congratulations on your retirement and welcome to the LCC Retiree Association!

It is an honor to welcome the following individuals to the LCC Foundation Retiree Association. Together they have a combined 199 years of service and commitment to Student Success at Lower Columbia College.

Lynell Amundson
Workforce Education Manager

Randy Byrum
Welding Faculty

Liz Engle
Medical Assisting Faculty
1994-1997 & 2010-2021

Tammi Kessler
Head Start
1989-2009 & 2014-2021

Linda King
Office Assistant

Matt Quirk
Institutional Research Associate

Michael Strayer
Psychology Faculty

Kam Todd
Machine Faculty

Lower Columbia College Emeritus

Congratulations to the most recently conferred emeritus recipients!

  • Rhonda Meyers
  • David Benson 

Lower Columbia College Emeritus List

Dr. Vernon Pickett, President Emeritus

Dr. Donald Fuller, Dean Emeritus

Mr. Hilmar Kuebel, Dean Emeritus

Mr. Bruce Cardwell, Trustee Emeritus

Mr. Gary Healea, Trustee Emeritus

Dr. Kurtz Carpenter, Faculty Emeritus

Mr. Lionel Livermore, Faculty Emeritus

Ms. Carol McNair, Faculty Emeritus

Ms. Judith Irwin, Faculty Emeritus

Ms. Ann Mottet, Trustee Emeritus

Dr. Clint Benjamin, Faculty Emeritus

Mrs. Evelyn Boyd, Faculty Emeritus

Mr. Lyle Lovingfoss, Trustee Emeritus

Ms. Kathy Demarest, Faculty Emeritus

Ms. Mary Harding Vice President Emeritus

Ms. Mary Stone, Faculty Emeritus

Ms. Helen Kuebel, Dean Emeritus

Dr. James L. McLaughlin, President Emeritus

Mr. Michael Dugaw, Faculty Emeritus

Mr. George Dennis, Faculty Emeritus

Mr. Richard Kelly, Faculty Emeritus

Mr. Jerry Zimmerman, Faculty Emeritus

Ms. Kathy Meier, Faculty Emeritus

Ms. Darlene de Vida, Faculty Emeritus

Mr. Dave Cordero, Faculty Emeritus

Mr. Joel Schaaf, Faculty Emeritus

Mr. Don Correll, Faculty Emeritus

Mrs. Sharon Layton, Faculty Emeritus

Mr. Mark Bergeson, Faculty Emeritus

Mr. Joe Green, Faculty Emeritus

Mrs. Rhonda Meyers, Faculty Emeritus

Mr. David Benson, Faculty Emeritus

Spring Reception Event:

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.

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

  (360) 442-2121


  Sheila Burgin, Assistant Director

  (360) 442-2132


  Jamie Nelson

  (360) 442-2134

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