Foundation Board and Leadership

Foundation Board of Directors:

Executive Committee:

  • President: Ken Vecchiarelli, Golden State Water
  • President Elect: Curtis Scheetz, Total Environmental Management (Retired)
  • Vice President: Dr. Barbara Dunsheath, NOCCCD Board of Trustees
  • Treasurer: Phil Wendel, Yamaha Motors (Retired)
  • Secretary: Dr. Damon de la Cruz, Faculty, Cypress College Mortuary Science
  • Past-President: Dave Shawver, Mayor, City of Stanton
  • Cypress College President: JoAnna Schilling, Ph.D.
  • Cypress College Foundation, Executive Director: Howard Kummerman


  • Dr. Iman Abdeshahian, Stanton Smiles Dentistry
  • Veronica Avila, Union Bank, Cypress
  • Stephen Blount, NOCCCD Board of Trustees
  • Dr. Kay Bruce, Cypress College (Retired)
  • John Dupuy, Adjunct-Faculty, Cypress College Business Department
  • Becky Ishii, Ishii Engineering
  • John Kelly, TNT Fireworks
  • Carmen Koo, Applied Air Conditioning
  • Mark Lauderback, Chief of Police, City of Cypress
  • Dr. Margie Lewis, Cypress College President Emeritus
  • Sandie McCarthy, Community Volunteer
  • George O’Hara, Colony-West Insurance
  • Beth Piburn, Los Alamitos Medical Center
  • Clarissa Serpas, SoCalGas
  • Delight Sittman, ReMax Realty
  • Dr. Lydia Sondhi, Cal State University, Long Beach (Retired)
  • Lynette Young, Cypress College Fine Arts Department