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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
Victor Stasica, treasurer

Board of Directors
Alyse Cohen Burman
AP Lifeline

Arnold D. Cowen
American Designer Cabinets (Retired)

Donald E. Fisher
Fisher Container Corporation

Sylvia Footlik, Director Emerita
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)

Daniel N. Luber
New England Securities
Rabjohns Financial Group

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

Joianne Smith, President
Oakton Community College

Victor P. Stasica
First Bank of Highland Park

Harry Tankus
John Crane, Inc. (Retired)

Thomas M. Tippett
Allstate Insurance Company (Retired)

Jay Wadhwa
Comcast SportsNet Chicago

Board of Trustees Liaison

William Stafford

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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