Board of Directors

Connection to the Community – The Board and Committees

The Tompkins Cortland Community College Foundation, Inc. receives direction, input, and leadership from numerous dedicated community members who give their time, effort, and commitment to the various boards and committees required to lead The Foundation in its current, innovative fashion.

Board of Directors

Douglas Bentley, Cortland County
David Bordwell, Alumni
Leslie Danks Burke, Tompkins County (Secretary/Treasurer)
Rich Cunningham, Cortland County
Dale Davis, Alumni
Brian Fuller, Alumni
Regina Grantham, Cortland County
Robert Haight, Cortland County
James McFadden, Tioga County 
Matthew McSherry, Board of Trustees Liaison 
Orinthia Montague, President of the College
Machell Phelps, Cortland County 
Walter Priest, Cortland County
Debra Raupers, Tompkins County
Stephen Romaine, Tompkins County (Vice Chair)
Gary Stewart, Tompkins County
Janet Swinnich, Faculty Liaison
Jennifer Turck, Cortland County
Thomas Vanderzee, Tompkins County
Lisa Whitaker, Tompkins County
Paula Younger, Tompkins County

Director Emeritus

Harley Albro (deceased)
Larry Baum
John E. Butler
Kenneth Cowan
Ronald Dougherty
Roland Fragnoli (deceased)
Stephen E. Garner (deceased) 
W. Sanford Gay 
Ralph Jordan
Donald Kompf, Jr.
Laurie Linn 
Fred Martin
Dennis Mastro (deceased)
Jean McPheeters
Debbie Nadolski 
Robert Sprole III
Carol Travis
Sally True

Committees of the Board

Executive Committee

Tom vanDerzee, Chairman 
Steve Romaine, Vice Chairman
Leslie Danks Burke, Secretary/Treasurer, Finance
Machell Phelps, Alumni
Lisa Whitaker, Investment
Rich Cunningham, Property Management
Orinthia Montague, President 

Alumni

Machell Phelps, Chair

Tim Bennett*
Doug Bentley
David Bordwell
Brian Fuller
Janet Swinnich
Nancy Massicci*
Deb Mohlenhoff**

Board Development (ad hoc)

Regina Grantham
Jennifer Turck
Steve Romaine

Finance/Audit

Leslie Danks Burke, Chair/Secretary/Treasurer
Dale Davis
Walt Priest
Larry Baum*
Ron Denniston*

Investment

Lisa Whitaker, Chair
Bob Haight
Jim McFadden
Johanna Ames*
Dave Iles*

Property Management

Rich Cunningham, Chair
Debra Raupers
John Mason*
Bruno Schickel*

Stewardship (ad hoc)

Laurie Linn
Leslie Danks Burke
Steve Romaine
Lisa Whitaker
Liam Murphy*

Partnership (ad hoc)

Gary Stewart
Paula Younger
Deb Mohlenhoff**
Paul Reifenheiser**

*Community members
** College staff