Mission Statement

The South Seattle College Foundation's mission is to change lives by providing students with scholarships so they can pursue quality academic and vocational education. We do this through relationship building, fundraising, and stewarding resources.

About the Foundation

The South Seattle College Foundation, a non-profit 501 (c)(3), tax exempt organization, promotes and supports educational programs and training pursuits at South.

The SSC Foundation Board of Directors is comprised of business and community leaders who generously contribute their time and resources to enrich lives, build hope and provide opportunities to fulfill dreams. The SSC Foundation has taken a leadership role in seeking private support to maintain standards of excellence at South.

Board of Directors

Officers
Chair – Gene Colin, CEO, Ferguson Construction
Vice Chair – Catherine Arnold, Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank
Secretary – Walter Reese, Nucor Steel Seattle
Treasurer – Liz Hedlund, Von Harten & Company
Member at Large – Marjorie Alhadeff
Member at Large – Steve Elsoe, Sea Run Advisory Group
Past Chair – Keith Schreiber, Schreiber Starling & Lane Architects, P.S.

board of directors
Back Row: Roland Ramberg, Randy Halter, Steve Elsoe, Gene Colin, Randy Irvine, Gary Oertli, Pamela Grinter.
Front Row
: Liz Hedlund, Judy Gray, Walter Reese, Scott Robertson, Marjorie Alhadeff, Winnie Lee, Roberta Greer, Diane McCallum.

Members
Jill Cooke MN, MHA
Mark Freeman, Microsoft
Hamilton Gardiner, Holmquist & Gardiner, PLLC
Judy Gray
Pamela Grinter, Riddell Williams PS
Randy Halter, The Odom Corporation
Eileen Hsieh, Merrill Lynch
Randy Irvine, Food Services of America
Ed Parks, Parks Public Relations
Roland Ramberg, The Gear Works – Seattle Inc.
Scott Robertson, Crown Moving Co., Inc.
Tanya Strozier, Strozier Talent Consulting, LLC
Kevin Clark, Argosy Cruises
Roberta Greer

Members Emeritus
Jerry Brockey
Brian Comstock

Contact Information

Location:
Robert Smith Building (RSB), Room 01 (See RSB map)

Office hours:
See Hours of Operation

Office Email:
ssccfoundation@seattlecolleges.edu

Phone:
(206) 934-5809

FAX:
(206) 934-5393, Attention: Foundation

Mailing Address:
South Seattle College Foundation
6000 16th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98106-1499

Staff

Elizabeth Pluhta
Associate Vice President of College Relations & Advancement
206-934-5141
elizabeth.pluhta@seattlecolleges.edu

Heather Foss
Associate Director
206-934-6616
heather.foss@seattlecolleges.edu

Elaine Swift
Advancement Services Manager
206-934-5809
elaine.swift@seattlecolleges.edu

Danna Culhane
Alumni Relations and Social Media Coordinator
206-934-5183
danna.culhane@seattlecolleges.edu

Jennifer Brandon
Director of Grants and New Initiatives
206-934-5223
jennifer.brandon@seattlecolleges.edu

Rachel Jamison
Assistant Director of Finance and Operations
206-934-5834
rachel.jamison@seattlecolleges.edu

Location:

Robert Smith Building
(RSB 1)
map

Hours:

Monday - Friday:
8 am to 4:30 pm

Phone:

(206) 934-5809

Fax:

(206) 934-5393
ATTN: Foundation

Email:

ssccfoundation@seattlecolleges.edu


Foundation and Development News

July 2012
Foundation Awards

June 2012
Meet Our Donors - Walter Reese

January 2015
Gifts from the Earth