Who we are and What we do
The Arizona Western College Foundation is a community foundation committed to helping students reach their career goals through collaborative contributions, scholarships, and grants.
The mission of the Arizona Western College Foundation is to empower people to reach their educational and career aspirations by enhancing access to learning opportunities.
- Raise funds by ‘friend’ raising and building endowments for scholarships to supplement institutional funds and support student enrollment goals.
- Assist AWC programs and departments through fund management, special event fundraising assistance, promotions, and processing donations.
- Solicit and maintain community relationships to promote collaborative projects to benefit the Foundation and AWC growth.
- Promote Alumni participation and pride to encourage active engagement with AWC and facilitate future donations for planning giving campaigns.
Board of Directors
A volunteer Board of Directors composed of business and industry representatives, community leaders, and alumni provide vision, strategic planning, and leadership for the AWC Foundation.
|Dr. Daniel P. Corr, AWC President||Ex-Officio|
|Ramona Duran, President||WIOA Program Manager, La Paz Career Center|
|Karen Spencer||Vice President|
|Eric Gardner||VP of Gutierrez Canales Engineering, P.C.|
|Bruce Gwynn||Executive Director, Yuma Fresh Vegetable Association|
|Mario Hogue||Public Relations Coordinator, Crane School District|
|Jonathan Matheus||Real Estate Agent, A.T. Pancrazi Real Estate|
|Andrew Phelan||Finance Director, Antelope High School|
|Dr. Richard Ponschock||NAU Adjunct Faculty for Business|
|Jeni Summer||Executive Director, STEDY Program Management|
|Crystal Gunderman||Senior Vice President and Regional President, Foothills Bank|
|Flora Llamas||Business Development, Nova Home Loans|
|Julie Rodriguez||Director for Education Services, Yuma County Education Services Agency|
|Jorge Lozano||Attorney, Law Offices of Jorge Lozano|
|Meghan Scott||Attorney, Noble Law Office|
Board of Directors
AWC Foundation Tax ID Number:Download IRS Determination Letter
IRS Form 990sDownload 2018 Form 990
Equal Opportunity Organization
Arizona Western College is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions. AWC and the AWC Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all individuals (employees, board members, and students) are given equal opportunity and that selection decision be based on job-related or scholarship criteria related factors.