Meet our Leaders

Giving Opportunities to People with Dreams

The Victor Valley College Foundation is led by 31 generous and responsible members of the High Desert community. Business owners, civic leaders, and retired professionals make up the majority of our governing board. They are joined by representatives of college administration, faculty, staff, and students. Together they guide, support, and oversee the Foundation’s activities and resources. Your generosity and their leadership make a powerful recipe for success.

Victor Valley College Foundation Board of Directors

Executive Board

Fred Hunter


Mike Nutter

Vice President

Craig Garrick

Vice President

Casey Armstrong

Vice President

Sam Grandlienard

Vice President

Kirk Riding


Don Brown

Vice President

Daniel Walden

VVC Superintendent/President

Shannon Shannon

Past President


Jackie Augustine-Carreira

Victor Valley College

Cindy Bostick

Today's Woman Foundation

Larry Cusack

Apple Valley Communications

David Greiner

Greiner Law Corp.

carla Hamilton-Yates

American Legion Auxiliary

Derek King

Excelsior Charter Schools

Troy Kuhns

Victor Valley College

Jason Lamoreaux

Coldwell Banker Commercial

Austin Marshall

Mitsubishi Cement Corp.

John Nahlen

Victor Valley College

Scott Nassif

Napa Auto Parts

Rahul Nayyar, MD

Choice Medical Group

David North

Bank of George

John Ohanian

Terra Verde Group

David Olney

Hesperia USD

Darron Poulsen

Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority

McKenzie Tarango

Victor Valley College

Joseph Schaffer


Kathleen Wood

Law offices of Brandon Wood

Bill Scott

Community Member

Niru Vangala

Foremost Retirement Resort


Kirsten Acosta

Executive Director

Chris Nunez

Director of Fund Development & Scholarships

Penny Davis

Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator

Glennis Duncan

Grants Development Manager

Rosa Jablonski

Office Assistant

Amber Watson

Fiscal Services Supervisor