Meet Our Leaders

Board of Directors 2018-2019

The Victor Valley College Foundation is led by 33 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.

OFFICERS

President

Mike Nutter

Mike Nutter

Hub International Insurance Services Inc.

Vice President

Sam Grandlienard

Sam Grandlienard

Southwest Gas

Vice President

Casey Armstrong

Casey Armstrong

Armstrong Fairway Insurance

Vice President

Craig Garrick

Craig Garrick

ComAv

Vice President

Fred Hunter

Fred Hunter

Desert Valley Hospital

Vice President

Norm Hurst

Norm Hurst

Retired

Treasurer

Shannon Shannon

Shannon Shannon

SaddleRock Reverse Mortgage

Past President

Don Brown

Don Brown

Lee & Associates

Superintendent/President

Dan Walden

Dan Walden

Victor Valley College

DIRECTORS

Peter Allan

Peter Allan

Attorney at Law
Jackie Augustine-Carreira

Jackie Augustine-Carreira

Victor Valley College (Faculty)
Larry Cusack

Larry Cusack

Apple Valley Communications
Nicole Fox

Nicole Fox

Victor Valley College Student
Steve Garcia

Steve Garcia

Victor Valley College
David Greiner

David Greiner

Greiner Buick GMC
Jason Lamoreaux

Jason Lamoreaux

Coldwell Banker Commercial
Austin Marshall

Austin Marshall

Mitsubishi Cement Corp.
John Nahlen

John Nahlen

Victor Valley College
Scott Nassif

Scott Nassif

Napa Auto Parts
Elaine Navarrete

Elaine Navarrete

Victor Valley College
David North

David North

Bank of George
Logan Olds

Logan Olds

VVWRA
Teri Ortega

Teri Ortega

Desert Community Bank
Kirk Riding

Kirk Riding

Capstone Consulting Group
Doug Robertson

Doug Robertson

Town of Apple Valley
Bill Scott

Bill Scott

Scott Turbon Mixer, Inc.
Dawn Serbus

Dawn Serbus

Citizens Business Bank
Paul Stanton, MD

Paul Stanton, MD

Ultimate Sports & Orthopedics
McKenzie Tarango

McKenzie Tarango

Victor Valley Union High School District
Donna Wells

Donna Wells

Donna J. Wells, CPA
Kathleen Wood

Kathleen Wood

Law Offices of Brandon A. Wood
leaders

Foundation Staff

Catherine.Abbott@vvc.edu
760-245-4271 ext. 2523

Catherine Abbott

Catherine Abbott

Executive Director

Kirsten.Acosta@vvc.edu
760-245-4271 ext. 2146

Kirsten Acosta

Kirsten Acosta

Director of Fund Development

Glennis.Duncan@vvc.edu
760-245-4271 ext. 2251

Glennis Duncan

Glennis Duncan

Business & Accounting
Manager

Gabriela.Callender@vvc.edu
760-245-4271 ext. 2741

Gabriela Callender

Gabriela Callender

Scholarship Specialist /
Advancement Assistant

Please send mail to:
Victor Valley College District Foundation
Bldg. 55 18422 Bear Valley Rd.
Victorville, CA 92395

staff

Emeritus Council

The Victor Valley College Foundation also benefits from the wisdom of past board members who remain connected as valuable advisors through our Emeritus Council.

Percy Bakker (2006)
Patricia Caldwell (2015)
Val Christensen (2015)
Mike Davis (2015)
Steve Davisson (2014)
Bruce Fay (2013)
Mike Jasberg (2015)

Jerry Klein (2014)
John Kroencke (2015)
Robert Kniss (2015)
Janice Olson (2012)
Diana O’Malley (2015)
Joseph A. Range (2010)
Thurston ‘Smitty’ Smith (2015)

Our professional staff is eager to help you support Victor Valley College. Their combined education and experience are matched only by a can-do spirit that has helped our donors and friends to change countless students’ lives.