KCC Foundation appoints Joseph Lopez to Board of Directors

KCC Foundation Board member Joseph Lopez.
KCC Foundation Board member Joseph Lopez.

Joseph M. Lopez

The Kellogg Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph M. Lopez to its Board of Directors.

Lopez is the superintendent of the Branch Intermediate School District and has also been superintendent, high school principal and middle school principal for Quincy Community Schools. Over the past 25 years he has served on numerous organizational boards including the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, Great Start Collaborative and Domestic Violence/Shelter House.

Lopez is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Education and a Master of Arts in Educational Administration. He also obtained an Educational Specialist in Educational Administration from Wayne State University.

“Joe is a highly competent and accomplished professional who brings passion and enthusiasm for education and equity to the Foundation board,” KCCF Board Chair Kathy-Sue Vette said. “We look forward to having his leadership experience and guidance in service of the Foundation”.

In addition to Vette, Lopez joins current board members Jill Booth, Steve Claywell, Matt Davis, Vivian Davis, John Dilworth, Adam Dingwall, Eric Greene, Dr. John J. H. Schwarz, Andrew Schweitzer, Richard Scott, Chad Smith, Erick Stewart and Catherine Yates. KCC President Mark O’Connell serves as president of the KCC Foundation.

The KCC Foundation was founded in 1998 by the College to seek private funding to assist students with various needs. A nongovernmental, nonprofit 501(c)(3) with its own funds, the KCC Foundation is managed by a volunteer board of directors.

For more information, contact Teresa Durham, executive director of the KCCF, at 269-965-4161 or visit www.kellogg.edu/foundation.

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