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Foundation Board of Directors

The Macomb Community College Foundation Board of Directors shall consist of four (4) Permanent Directors with full voting rights, and up to twenty-four (24) Community Directors with limited voting rights.  Community Directors shall: (a) maintain knowledge of the mission, programs, resources, and needs of the Foundation and the College; (b) advise the board regarding fundraising strategy, tactics, opportunities, sources, contacts, goals, objectives, events or other fundraising matters; (c) actively participate in the Foundation’s fundraising programs, activities and events; (d) provide significant  financial support  for the foundation directly or indirectly through  the identification, cultivation, solicitation and closing of donors as requested; (e) maintain confidentiality of donor information; (f) serve as an effective  spokesperson in the community; (g) annually provide the board with a self-assessment covering objectives achieved during the course of the year, and (h) serve as a representative of the board at college and community events.

Foundation Permanent Directors

James O. Sawyer James O. Sawyer, Ed.D., Chairperson

 

President,
Macomb Community College


Katherine Lorenzo Katherine Lorenzo, Vice Chairperson

 

Chairperson, Board of Trustees
Macomb Community College


Elizabeth Argiri Elizabeth Argiri, Treasurer

 

Vice President, Business
Macomb Community College


Kevin Chandler Kevin Chandler, Secretary
Vice President, College Advancement & Community Relations
Macomb Community College

Foundation Community Directors

Wendy Batiste-Johnson Wendy Batiste-Johnson

 

Community Leader


Mary Bednar Mary Bednar

 

Director of Public Services,
Charter Township of Clinton


Matthew Casey Matthew Casey

 

Partner,
Warner Norcross & Judd


Katherine Grenda Katherine Grenda

 

Former Dean Arts & Sciences,
Macomb Community College


Lesley Lambright Lesley Lambright

 

Professor Emeritus,
Macomb Community College


Eugene Lovell Eugene Lovell

 

President & CEO,
First State Bank


Dr. Donald Ritzenhein Dr. Donald Ritzenhein
Adjunct Faculty,
Wayne State University

Provost,
Macomb Community College


Barbara Rossmann Barbara Rossmann

 

President & CEO,
Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals


Gary Schafer Gary Schafer

 

Community Leader


Marlene Schafer Marlene Schafer

 

Community Leader


Maria Silamianos Sherman Maria Silamianos Sherman

 

President,
Omega Solutions


Jim Varty Dr. Jim Varty

 

Retired, Dean of Students,
Macomb Community College