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Foundation welcomes new board members

The Foundation for Seminole State introduced its new board members at an Aug. 25 orientation session. Pictured from left: Craig Bair, Seminole State President Dr. E. Ann McGee, Gerry Weldon, Dede Schaffner, Rob Baker and Daniel O’Keefe. Photo by Ken Sylvester

The Foundation for Seminole State College of Florida recently announced the addition of three members to its Board of Directors. They are:

  • Craig A. Bair, APR, marketing director, South Seminole Hospital
  • Rob Baker, senior vice president, Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Dede Schaffner, chairman, Seminole County School Board

The new members attended an orientation and information session on Aug. 25 to familiarize themselves with the Foundation's mission and to learn more about the College's priorities and needs. Also participating were: Seminole State President Dr. E. Ann McGee; Gerry Weldon, widow of Seminole State's first president Dr. Earl Weldon; incoming board chairman Daniel J. O'Keefe, CPA, MBA, a shareholder with Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A.; and incoming board vice chairman Benjamin Newman, a shareholder with GrayRobinson Orlando.

"We're positioning our board for an exciting future in support of Seminole State College," said Foundation Executive Director John Gyllin. "Our new board members bring a great deal of experience in Central Florida, a passion for education and valuable connections to our community."

The new board members' term began July 1 and runs through June 30, 2013.

The Foundation for Seminole State College of Florida, Inc. is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt corporation whose mission is to enhance Seminole State's programs and services through the development and management of private contributions and community partnerships. Members of the Board of Directors contribute their management and leadership skills without compensation to support these initiatives. For more information, please visit the Foundation website.

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