A new board member was welcomed and another board member was elected when the directors of the North Central Missouri College Foundation met Thursday in the conference room of the Lager Laboratory of the College’s Barton Farm Campus.
Jean Peace of Trenton was welcomed as a new director of the Foundation. Mrs. Peace is an alumnus of the College and is the bookkeeper of Andereck, Evans, Widger, Johnson & Lewis law firm in Trenton. She was elected at the Board’s quarterly meeting in May to serve a three-year term.
Foundation directors accepted the resignation of Kathleen Clough of Trenton as a director and foundation treasurer. She had served as treasurer for three years and as a director for two years. Mrs. Clough resigned because she and her husband recently moved to Saint Joseph.
Allan Seidel of Trenton was elected to fill Mrs. Clough’s unexpired term on the Foundation’s Board of Directors. He is an attorney and an alumnus of the College, and will serve through May 2013.
Bruce Constant of Lockridge, Constant and Conrad, said that his firm offered the services of employee Cara Farmer as treasurer of the Foundation. Board members accepted the offer and elected Mrs. Farmer, to serve as treasurer of the Foundation. Mrs. Farmer also is an alumna of the College.
Board members also welcomed Teresa Cross as NCMC’s new Director of Development. Mrs. Cross began her duties for the College and Foundation in late June.
Board member Scott Wilson reported that 32 teams had signed up for the Foundation’s first benefit Golf Tournament on August 30th at Riverside Golf Course in Trenton. Proceeds will benefit the Foundation’s scholarship fund.
Board member Phyllis Dible reported that the Foundation’s ninth annual gala is scheduled for October 13th in the Ketcham Community Center. This year’s theme is “Reflecting the Past … Realizing the Future" and the gala will highlight past and current scholarship recipients. Four alumni will be recognized as the 2012 Class of Distinguished Alumni.
Board member Brent Wyant reported that 90 teams representing 47 schools have been contracted to play in the Foundation’s eighth annual High School Holiday Hoops event in December. One team from Kansas is contracted to play and two or three high schools in Iowa have indicated intent to participate.