Philanthropy Council

Philanthropy Council

To assist the PVCC Office of Development, Alumni and Community Relations cultivate community partnerships with external constituencies and raise philanthropic support from charitable giving through the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation.


  1. Increase community involvement and philanthropic financial support for PVCC in association with the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation.
  2. Create mutually beneficial partnerships between PVCC and external community leaders who can provide philanthropic support to ensure students have the resources they need to succeed.
  3. Increase awareness of and communicate outwardly the role and value of the college, its programs and its needs for community support.


September 20, 2017 | November 15, 2017 | February 21, 2018 | May 16, 2018

Wednesdays | 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Dr. Paul Dale, President
Paradise Valley Community College

Ellen Hedlund, Interim Director of Development and Community Relations
Paradise Valley Community College

Cindy Golisch, Coordinator of Community Relations
Paradise Valley Community College

Cecile Babich Morrow, Coordinator of Alumni
Paradise Valley Community College

Gary Blanchard, Manager Commercial Account Services
Salt River Project

Fern Hailey, Vice President, Senior Wealth Advisor
Arizona Bank & Trust

J. Wayne Holden

Ralph Holmstrom, Owner
C & R Tire and Auto Services, Inc.

Molly Kemp, Grant Manager
21st Century Community Learning Center PVSchools

Shay Masterson, Program Manager
Fresh Start Women’s Foundation

Ken Roberts, Academic Vice President Emeritus
Maricopa Community Colleges

Randy Spencer, Consultant and Community Partnerships
Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Teen Center

Carolyn Szatkowski, Ambassor of the College

Fred Zook, President Emeritus
Ottawa University