New Bern – Craven Community College Foundation has welcomed six new members to its volunteer board. New board members include Jeb Collier, David Dysinger, Mary Lou Infinito, Lloyd Griffith, Jeff Williams and Yvonne Wold.
“The Craven Community College Foundation Board continues to reach new heights as our membership expands to include dynamic new members. On behalf of the Board of Trustees and staff, we look forward to working together to make this college a better learning environment for our students and community every day,” stated Dr. Catherine Chew, college president.
“We are thrilled to welcome such dedicated members of the community to the college’s Foundation board,” stated Judy Eurich, executive director of institutional advancement. Eurich added, “We are thankful for the ideas, support and community outreach that all of our board members provide.”
Collier is director of communications at D. L. Blain & Co. He is past president of the board of directors of the Craven Arts Council & Gallery. He also served on the executive planning committee for the 2013 New Bern Heart Ball.
Dysinger is director of product development and product management at BSH Home Appliances. He started his career as an engineer and has progressed to management positions. Dysinger is also an inventor who holds two design patents.
Infinito is community educator for United Hospice of Coastal Carolina in New Bern and has held that position for the last two years. She is an alumnus of the 2012 – 2013 Leadership Craven class and was honored as the “Volunteer of the Year for 2012” by the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce.
Griffith is parish associate at First Presbyterian Church in New Bern. He has served on the board of directors for Twin Rivers YMCA and currently serves on the board of Camp Albemarle.
Williams is a CPA and a partner with McGladrey and leads tax planning and compliance services in the New Bern office. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Wold is plant manager at Moen, Inc. in New Bern which employees more than 650 Moen associates. She actively supports charitable activities in Moen’s New Bern plant which was awarded the Community Fabric Award for Business in 2013 by the college’s Foundation.
Craven Community College Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation. It was founded in 1977 to provide financial support to the college’s students and programs. In support of the mission of Craven Community College, the Foundation offers the community a vehicle for providing financial assistance, promotes self-sufficiency by enabling students with financial needs, facilitates community access to the College’s resources, serves as an ambassador for the College to the general public, and enhances the College’s education goals. The Foundation board is chaired by board president Jennifer Dacey of Ward and Smith, P.A..
Founded in 1965, Craven Community College is part of the North Carolina Community College System. With campuses in New Bern and Havelock-Cherry Point, Craven serves more than 3,500 curriculum students and more than 12,000 continuing education students each year. The college offers a wide range of associate degree and certificate programs, as well as college transfer courses, career and occupational offerings, partnerships with four-year universities, specialized workforce training options, developmental studies and basic skills classes. Craven Early College High School programs are available on both campuses. Craven is also home to Public Radio East, one of the few community colleges nationally with this distinction. For more information about the college, visit www.cravencc.edu.
For more information about the foundation, contact Judy Eurich at 252-638-7350. The Foundation’s website can be found at http://www.cravencc.edu/foundation/.