Foundation Elects New Officers, Welcomes New Member

by Diane VanDyke

The College’s Foundation is pleased to announce its 2011 officers elected during the Board’s monthly meeting in June. The new officers are as follows:

Chairperson: Barry Stoltzfus, Souderton
Vice Chairperson: Elmer “Bud” Hansen, Blue Bell
Secretary/Treasurer:  Dolores M. Lare, Harleysville

Barry Stoltzfus, Executive Vice President of Wealth Management and Trust, Univest Corporation, Souderton, was elected to a one-year term as the Chairperson of the Foundation. Mr. Stoltzfus previously served as vice president and served as secretary/treasurer.

Elmer “Bud” Hansen III, of Hansen Properties, Blue Bell, was elected to a one-year term as Vice Chairperson of the Foundation. Mr. Hansen previously served as the nominating chair for the past two years.

Dolores M. Lare, Chief Operating Officer of Continental Bank, Plymouth Meeting, was re-elected to serve another one-year term as the Secretary/Treasurer.

The Board also welcomed Joseph W. Gallagher, President and CEO of Gallagher Fluid Seals Inc., King of Prussia, to a three-year term.

The Board honored outgoing Chairperson, Geoffrey Brandon, Regional Vice President, TD Bank, King of Prussia, with a special gavel presentation. Mr. Brandon completed his service to the Board and has recently been appointed by the Montgomery County Commissioners to serve as a member of the College’s Board of Trustees. The Board salutes Mr. Brandon’s continued service to the College and congratulates him on his new leadership position with the College.

The Foundation is the designated tax-exempt, charitable arm of the College. The Foundation’s purpose is to raise private funds to assist the College in developing programs, facilities, and services to enhance and enrich student life and to maintain a tradition of educational excellence.

For more information about the Foundation or how to contribute to the College, visit

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