The Foundation Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee meets bi-monthly to conduct the business of The Foundation. This committee has all of the powers of the board except the power to do anything that is inconsistent with board policy or with actions taken by the board. Any member of the Executive Committee who is also a paid employee of Lander University serves as a non-voting member of the Executive Committee. Members of this committee include the four officers of The Lander Foundation, the president of Lander University, the president of the Alumni Association, and the chairs of the six standing committees.

Alumni Relations Committee

The Alumni Relations Committee coordinates those programs of mutual interest to both the Alumni Association and The Foundation.

  • Debrah Miller, Chair
  • Renee Love*
  • Denise Manley
  • Debbie Dill
  • Robert Stevenson*

Annual/Campaign Gifts Committee

The Annual Gifts Committee coordinates the annual gifts program in cooperation with the Lander Office of Development.

  • Doug Kauffmann, Chair
  • Renee Love*
  • Al Green
  • Lorraine Angelino
  • Denise Manley

Investment Committee

The Investment Committee monitors The Foundation's investment posture and makes such reports and recommendations to the Executive Committee as may be deemed appropriate.

  • Jerry Stevens, Chair
  • Holly Bracknell
  • Theo Lane
  • Linda Dolny
  • Greg Lovins*
  • Peggy Cromer

Finance Committee

  • Jerry Stevens, Chair
  • Holly Bracknell
  • Theo Lane
  • Linda Dolny
  • Greg Lovins*
  • Peggy Cromer

Faculty/Staff Development Committee

The University Faculty and Staff Development Committee receives and studies proposals regarding needs of the University, such as faculty and staff programs, professional development assistance grants, and special equipment needs.

  • Gerald Witt, Chair
  • Renee Love*
  • Doug Kaufmann
  • Andy Benoit*

Scholarship Committee

The Scholarship Committee is responsible for studying the granting or lending of funds to deserving students.  This committee oversees the general scholarship program administered by The Lander Foundation.

  • Andy Benoit*, Chair
  • Renee Love*
  • Gerald Witt
  • Debrah Miller

*Non-voting Board Members