About the FVCC Foundation

For more than 45 years, the FVCC Foundation has proudly supported Flathead Valley Community College students in Northwest Montana. 

Mission of the FVCC Foundation

The mission of the Flathead Valley Community College Foundation is to support scholarships, academic programs, and learning facilities at FVCC.

The Foundation manages a robust philanthropy program that includes special events, capital campaigns, annual and endowed gifts, business and individual sponsorships, planned giving, and employee giving. 

Foundation Board

Our dedicated Board of Directors and Associates supports the FVCC Foundation through fundraising and community advocacy. The Foundation Board of Directors and Associates are business leaders and community volunteers, many of whom are FVCC alumni. We are incredibly grateful for their support of FVCC students through donating their time, talent, and resources.

Foundation Board Members

Board of Directors
  • Jessica Hanson, Chair
  • Walter Kuhn, Past Chair
  • David Fetveit, Vice Chair
  • Joe Kola, Treasurer
  • Russ Barnes
  • Tracy Freeman
  • Kirk Gentry
  • Nancy Gordley
  • Mark Johnson
  • Melissa Kaptanian
  • Natalie Keller
  • Patrice LaTourelle
  • Donna Lawson-Marshall
  • Cindy Lewis
  • Kim Nystuen
  • Nancy O’Kelly
  • Chris Ridder
  • Al Stinson
  • Diane Morton Stout
  • Debbi Waldenberg
  • Suzy Williams
Associate Members
  • Lin Akey
  • Josh Auerhammer
  • Kathy Barkus
  • Diane Conradi
  • Sally Elliman
  • Carla Fisher
  • Frank Garner
  • Megan Gordley
  • Lynne Hilleboe
  • Chris Hyatt
  • Lil Laidlaw
  • Dorothy Laird
  • Nancy Lamar
  • Kathy Mercord
  • Leslie Mercord
  • Aaron Mower
  • Marylou Patterson
  • Lisa Schnee
  • Margie Simpson
  • Roger Somerville
  • Ellie Stimpson
  • Darrell Worm
  • Ruth Wright
Ex-Officio Members
  • Jane Karas, President, FVCC
  • Tricia Fiscus, VP/CFO, FVCC
  • Callie Langohr, Board of Trustees Liaison

Foundation Staff 

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 406-756-3632 or foundation@fvcc.edu. Stay connected with us by signing up for our Foundation email blasts and connect with FVCC on Facebook and Instagram.