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Pikes Peak Community College Adds New Foundation Board Members

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Nov. 20, 2013 – Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) Foundation welcomes its new board members: Eric Cefus, Director of Philanthropy, Pikes Peak Community Foundation; Steve Kaczmarek, co-owner, Fatbike; Steve Rothstein, President, Colorado Springs Science Center Project; David Seigel, Executive Director, Bee Vradenburg Foundation; Andre Spencer, Superintendent, Harrison School District Two; Renee Zentz, CEO, Housing and Building Association of Colorado Springs. 

They join the current board members: Toby Gannett, Board President, civic leader and self-employed entrepreneur; Colette Berge, Board Vice President, Former Dean of Student Services, PPCC; C. J. Moore, Board Secretary, Public Affairs Director, Kaiser Permanente - Southern Colorado; Phil Tinsley, Board Treasurer, retired Navy and Lockheed Martin; John Anderson, Immediate Past President and retired El Paso County Sheriff; Kurt Pillard, Instructor and Criminology Program Head, Regis University; Jerry Singleton, retired Colonel, USAF; Sue Moore-Fenske, Executive Director, PPCC Foundation and Dr. Lance Bolton, PPCC President.

Members of the Foundation Board of Directors are influential leaders in the communities served by the college and represent key demographics, including geographic location and industry representation as well as ethnic and socioeconomic diversity.

 The primary mission of the Pikes Peak Community College Foundation is to enhance the capability of PPCC to educate and train its students by providing financial support to students and resources to selected programs and projects.  

The Foundation develops and nurtures relationships with individuals, businesses and foundations that allow each to realize their own philanthropic goals through support of and engagement in meaningful initiatives at PPCC. 

Pikes Peak Community College, in its 45th year of operation, is a two-year college offering associate’s degrees and various certifications in career and technical fields. With four campuses, two military education centers in El Paso County and nearly 200 programs of study, PPCC serves approximately 22,000 students annually.