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Published: Monday, 12/3/2012

Owens Community College Foundation elects board members

Daniel Kimmet, former Dillin Corp. executive, is new chairman of Owens Foundation board of directors. Daniel Kimmet, former Dillin Corp. executive, is new chairman of Owens Foundation board of directors.

The Owens Community College Foundation has named Daniel E. Kimmet of Toledo, retired chief operating officer for Dillin Corp., to serve as the new chairman for the Owens Foundation.

The foundation board of directors also elected James H. Geers of Findlay, retired vice president of Global Human Resources at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., as vice chairman and Alan M. Sattler of Rossford, president of the Acute Care Division of ProMedica Flower Hospital, as treasurer.

Each officer is to serve a one-year term.

Directors re-elected to three-year terms are James F. Carter of Grand Rapids, Wood County commissioner; James H. Geers of Findlay; Jeannie Hylant of Sylvania, executive vice president of the Hylant Group; and Matthew J. Mishler of Lambertville, national account manager of Buckeye TeleSystem.

Elected to for three-year terms are Andrea M. Gurcsik of Maumee, manager of human resources for First Solar Inc., and Allan J. Libbe of Perrysburg, co-founder (retired) of Rudolph/Libbe Cos. Inc.

“The Owens Community College Foundation board of directors is comprised of talented and dedicated community leaders who understand the importance of a quality college education and value the many benefits of lifelong learning,” said Ann Savage, Owens executive director of College Development and the Foundation.

The foundation, incorporated in April, 2002, has more than $2.6 million in assets. Its board has 29 members from Lucas, Wood and Hancock counties. Its mission is to develop resources, such as student scholarships, to advance the college’s overall mission of serving students and the surrounding communities.

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