The CGCC Foundation board members steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance, as well as making sure the foundation has adequate resources to advance its mission.

Fundraising is a major responsibility of each board member which includes provide leadership, financial support, and connection to donors and potential donors. The CGCC Foundation board of directors serve as representatives of the community.

2023 Board Officers

Mary Gumm, President,White Buffalo Wine Bar & Bistro, Owner
Erica Flores, Vice President, Rivermark Community Credit Union, Manager
Josh Betts, Treasurer, Google, Site Operations Manager
Susan Henness, Secretary, Retired Educator

2023 Board Directors

Martha Capovilla, Retired Administrator, Teacher, and Coach
Michael Held, North Central Regional Dev. Center Business Oregon
Christy Holtman, Retired Educator
David Lindley, Yakama Nation Fisheries, Habitat Coordinator
Corliss Marsh, Retired Community Member

2023 Ex-Officio Board Members

Dr. Kenneth​ Lawson, CGCC President
Lucille Begay, CGCC Board of Education
Dr. Jessie Herrada Nance, CGCC Faculty Liaison
ASG President, CGCC Student Liaison


Sue Davis, Executive Director
Amy Stoffer, Executive Assistant to the Foundation



board member quote

“Providing scholarships to anyone who has a desire and motivation to attend CGCC is the Foundation’s primary mission. The opportunity to continue building the strength of the Foundation and its resources to support our students is truly an honor.”

– Martha Capovilla, Past President


Consider Applying for Membership on the Foundation Board

The CGCC Foundation is always seeking professional, ethical, knowledgeable, and hard-working Board members with a passion for education and our community.

Please apply with Acrobat PDF or Google Forms.