A Board of Directors governs the Yuba Community College District Foundation. Its membership includes professional, business and philanthropic leaders as well a key District administrators and members of the District Board of Trustees. The Foundation’s Board of Directors meets formally on a quarterly basis. Board members work voluntarily, serving to represent the colleges within their communities, overseeing Foundation finances, working to secure donations, and providing support for college programs and services.

Board Members & Area’s Represented
Wayne Ginsburg (President) – Colusa, Lake & Yolo Counties
Marcia Stranix (Secretary) – Sutter & Yuba Counties
Lynn Jepsen (Treasurer) – Colusa, Lake & Yolo Counties
John Cassidy – Sutter & Yuba Counties
Jared Hastey – Sutter & Yuba Counties
V. Richard Savarese – Lake County
Eileen Schmidtbauer – Sutter &  Yuba Counties
Trustee Richard Teagarden – Sutter & Yuba Counties
Trustee Jessie Ortiz – Colusa, Lake & Yolo Counties
Douglas Houston – Chancellor, Yuba CCD
Sonia Lolland – Vice Chancellor, Yuba CCD
G.H. Javaheripour – President, Yuba College
Art Pimentel, President, Woodland Community College

Board Interest
If you are interested in receiving information about applying to join the Foundation Board of Directors,
please contact Jay Lowden, Foundation Director at 530.740.1703 or jlowden@yccd.edu.

The staff of the YCCD Foundation serves as the primary contact for donors, supporters, alumni and community members interested in engaging the District and their campuses.
Thomas “Jay” Lowden, CFRE, Executive Director
Kathleen Miller, Accounting Resource