Board Chair, Vice-Chair & New Board Members Announced By Ventura College Foundation
The Ventura College Foundation Board of Directors selected a new board chair and vice-chair and approved two board members.
The new foundation board chair is Ellyn Dembowski, a Realtor at Berkshire Hathaway in Ventura. She has been on the foundation board for 12 years. "As we get closer to Ventura College's 100th anniversary in 2025, I'd like to see us take the opportunity to educate the community about what the foundation does," says Dembowski. "We want to get the word out that students can attend Ventura College tuition-free. The foundation helps with a critical book lending program and provides scholarships to pay for other school and living expenses. We help students and their families build for the future."
Vice-chair is Nicole Kreutz, vice-president/
Joining the board are Dr. Robert "Bob" Beilin and Ed Summers. Beilin, a licensed marital family therapist in Ventura County, previously served on the board for five years. "I wanted to come back to continue my commitment to making higher education accessible to students who otherwise could not attend college, especially members of underserved populations,"
Summers comes to the board with 30 years of experience in banking and community involvement. He served as a board member for such business organizations as the Ventura County Economic Development Association (VCEDA) and the Economic Development Collaborative-
For more information, visit www.VenturaCollegeFoundation.org.