About the HCC Foundation
Our mission is to support access and excellence at Heartland Community College through fundraising, financial stewardship and advocacy.
Incorporated in 1992, the Heartland Community College Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation dedicated to the enhancement and support of student learning and success at Heartland Community College.
We receive and administer gifts in many forms including monetary donations, bequests and real estate. We also organize a variety of fundraising events to support scholarship opportunities for Heartland students and to further solidify the College's strong relationship to the community.
Gifts to the Foundation ensure that access and excellence continue to be fundamental principles. They can provide for:
- educational programs
- equipment purchases
- campus enhancements
- special projects
Board of Directors
Name Position/Title Company Dave Fedor (Chair) CFO/Owner The Snyder Companies Sarah Powell (Vice-Chair) Vice President of Sales InterOptic, by Advantage Optics George Wood (Second Vice-Chair) Attorney Hartweg, Turner, Wood & DeVary Steve McManus (Past Chair) Vice President - Counsel State Farm Insurance Companies Doug Minter Vice President of Business Services Heartland Community College Chris Downing Executive Director Heartland Community College Name Position/Title Company Don Adams Principal Farnsworth Group, Inc. Gary Ash Retired 1st Farm Credit Services Patti Becker Retired Eaton Corporation Jennifer Boddie CEO J-Bo's Handbags & Accessories Alan Chapman Retired Unit 5 Superintendent Andy Copenhaver Financial Advisor Edward Jones Roger Corrigan Vice President State Bank of Graymont Jake Davis Chief Operating Officer Mavidea Technology Group Scott Dixon Vice President of Retail Banking Heartland Bank and Trust Nancy Evans Distinguished Professor, Business Heartland Community College Lee Getchius Business Lender State Farm Bank Heather Gray Director of Philanthropy & Community Relations Fifi Delish Holding, LLC Dan Irvin Director of Communications Town of Normal Meredith Lovelass President Meredith's Commercial Properties Keith Mauer Vice President of Investments/Financial Advisor Regions Bank Kirk McCullick Executive Director, Marketing & Business Development Growmark Robert Miller Vice President of Operations Advocate BroMenn Medical Center Dean Messinger Retired Caterpillar Inc. Jeremy Morris Director, Property & Administrative Services COUNTRY Financial Roosevelt Mosley Principal & Consulting Actuary Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. Ronn Morehead President B/N Trades & Labor Assembly Nicole Norman Business Development Manager STL Ryan O'Connell Financial Advisor Merrill Lynch Amy Peyres Director of Finance Afni Beverly Reid Director State Farm Insurance Companies Susan Toher Product Manager Caterpillar Inc. Elizabeth Wrage Agriculture Consultant Self-Employed Tiffany Worth Accounting Manager Eaton Corporation Name Position/Title Company Gregg Chadwick Chair Heartland Community College Trustees Rob Widmer President Heartland Community College Name Years of Service Donald Engelkes 1993-2001 Phares O'Daffer 1993-2002 Barbara Ostberg 1993-2002 Mary Wright 1993-2002 George Farnsworth 1999-2003 Sharon Heaton 1994-2004 Mary Feicke 1998-2005 Joan Guenther 2002-2005 Jim Blass 2004-2006 Art Adams (deceased) 2004-2007 William Mueller 2001-2007 Joy Schreder 2003-2008 Dianne Lerman 2003-2009 Jerry Ringer 2002-2009 H. Wayne Taylor 1994-2009 Robert Heitzman 2007-2010 Jim Schilkoski (deceased) 2000-2012 Dale Strassheim 2000-2012