McDowell Technical Community College Foundation, Inc.
In 1977, the McDowell Technical Community College Foundation, Inc. was created to enrich resource development and enhance the quality of college life by procurement of gifts from the private sector. The Foundation operates under the auspices of a Board of Directors who plan and conduct fundraising projects, pledge campaigns and related programs.
1. To promote, develop, and encourage public support of the programs, faculty, and facilities of McDowell Technical Community College.
2. To seek and raise funds and gifts to provide to the college in order to advance the mission and goals of the college.
3 To counsel with the administration and with the McDowell Technical Community College Board of Trustees on the further development of McDowell Technical Community College consistent with the laws of the state and with those of the Internal Revenue Code.
Members of the MTCC Foundation are:
Terms expire June, 2014
Steve McMahan, Vice Chair
Terms expire June, 2015
Sim Butler, Chair
Terms expire June, 2016
Laura Dover Doran
Dr. Bryan W. Wilson (President), Secretary
Ryan Garrison (VP for Finance & Administration), Treasurer
Dr. John Gossett (VP for Learning)
Michael Lavender (Director of External Relations)
Susan Berley (Resource Development Officer)
The MTCC Foundation sponsors special events, conducts campaigns and manages the following scholarship funds:
Sandra Ayers Scholarship
Cox Family Scholarship Fund
Crook Endowed Honor Scholarship
Dr. George G. Ellis Endowed Honor Scholarship
William Max Hemphill Foundation Scholarship
Hogan Endowed Scholarship
Nell McMahan Nursing Scholarship
Individuals who wish to contribute to McDowell Technical Community College may contact
Dr. Bryan W. Wilson, MTCC President, at 828-652-0630, or Susan Berley, Resource Development Officer, at 828-652-0636. Donations can
be either cash or stock. Donations may be for specific projects for the college or they can be given
unrestricted – allowing the Foundation Board to decide how to spend the donated funds.
Donations may be mailed directly to the MTCC Foundation, 54 College Drive, Marion, NC 28752.