SBVC Foundation Accepting Board Director Nominations Through March 17

By Samantha Valencia, Staff Writer

The San Bernardino Valley College Foundation is now accepting nominations for new Board Directors. Nominations will be accepted through March 17, 2017. The SBVC Foundation is governed by a 27-member volunteer Board of Directors that is charged with setting policy, providing oversight, and strengthening support. Each Board Director’s commitment to these activities enables San Bernardino Valley College to better serve its students and the local community.

A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, the SBVC Foundation has raised funds since 1973 to support student scholarships and educational programs at San Bernardino Valley College. Every year, the SBVC Foundation awards more than $150,000 in scholarships to SBVC students.

A strong candidate is someone who is interested in helping San Bernardino Valley College, is committed to the SBVC community, and has the capacity to contribute and/or bring in contributions to the SBVC Foundation. Nominees must be at least 18 years old. Prospective candidates are encouraged to nominate themselves. Newly elected Directors will begin their three-year terms on July 1, 2017.

Nominees will be reviewed by the SBVC Foundation Board Development Committee and presented to the SBVC Foundation Board of Directors for election. To nominate yourself or someone whom you believe meets the aforementioned qualifications, please visit www.sbvcfoundation.org and click on “Board Nomination.” For more information contact the SBVC Foundation at (909) 384–4471.

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About the San Bernardino Valley College Foundation

The San Bernardino Valley College Foundation was formed in 1973 to support San Bernardino Valley College in providing quality education and services that support a diverse community of learners. The Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization whose vision is to sustain and promote the legacy of San Bernardino Valley College in our community. www.sbvcfoundation.org

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