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Foundation Board

The Foundation Board of Directors develops policies to guide the activities of the Foundation. Each member brings to the Board a unique combination of experiences, skills, and perspectives that assist the Foundation in meeting its goal of enhancing the educational environment and enriching the learning community of Oakton.

Howard S. Singer, president
Sylvia Footlik, senior vice president
Brian K. Little, vice president
Carolyn Noonan Parmer, vice president
Eugene Slade, vice president
Victor Stasica, treasurer

Board of Directors
Alyse Cohen Burman
AP Lifeline

Arnold D. Cowen
American Designer Cabinets (Retired)

Ken Daubenspeck
Daubenspeck and Associates, Ltd.

Donald E. Fisher
Fisher Container Corporation

Sylvia Footlik
Footlik & Associates

Hank Galatz
W.W. Grainger

Puamuh T. Ghogomu II
Walgreen Company

Mark Glennerster
John Crane, Inc.

Barbara Groshon

Steven Kermisch
Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.

Allen B. Kravis
United Stationers Inc. (Retired)

Margaret B. Lee, President
Oakton Community College

Brian K. Little
Zurich North America

Daniel N. Luber
New England Securities
Rabjohns Financial Group

Carolyn Noonan Parmer
Attorney (Retired)

Dr. Douglas Propp
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Vicki Prot
Freightcar America, Inc.

Cindy Rawlings
North Shore Community Bank and Trust Company

Joan C. Richards
Wheels Inc.

Jeffrey Rodriguez
United Parcel Service

August W. Schaefer
Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Howard S. Singer

Eugene Slade
Walgreen Company (Retired)

Victor P. Stasica
First Bank of Highland Park

Stanley M. Stevens
Attorney (Retired)

Harry Tankus
John Crane, Inc. (Retired)

Thomas M. Tippett
Allstate Insurance Company (Retired)

Jay Wadhwa
Comcast SportsNet Chicago

Board of Trustees Liaison

Jody Wadhwa

Oakton Faculty  Liaison

Michael Carr
Luanne Olson

Quarterly Meetings
The Foundation Board of Directors meets quarterly, the last Wednesday of the month in January, April, July, and October.

Oakton Community College
Educational Foundation Office
1600 E. Golf Road, Room 1505
Des Plaines, IL 60016

For more information, call 847.635.1893.

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