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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.

Macomb Community College Foundation Permanent Directors

James O. Sawyer
James O. Sawyer, Ed.D., Chairperson
Macomb Community College

Katherine Lorenzo
Katherine Lorenzo
Vice Chairperson, Board of Trustees
Macomb Community College

Elizabeth Argiri
Elizabeth Argiri, Treasurer
Vice President, Business
Macomb Community College

Casandra Ulbrich
Vacant, Secretary
Vice President, College Advancement & Community Relations
Macomb Community College


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
Warner Norcross & Judd

Katherine Grenda Katherine Grenda
Former Dean Arts & Sciences
Macomb Community College

Terry Hamilton Terry Hamilton
St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospitals

Lesley Lambright Lesley Lambright
Professor Emeritus
Macomb Community College

Eugene Lovell Eugene Lovell
President & CEO
First State Bank

Kim Ouellette Kim Ouellette
Managing Broker
Premier Sotheby’s International Realty
Naples, Florida

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

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
Omega Solutions

Jim Varty Dr. Jim Varty
Retired, Dean of Students
Macomb Community College