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Chief Executive Officer

Lisa Gibert, CPA, MBA, CFRE

Lisa Gibert is one of the leading fundraising executives in the country. Her peers recognized her as such when they selected her as the 2018 recipient of the CASE National Commonfund Award for Leadership for Institutionally Related Foundations. Under her leadership for the past 16 years, Clark College Foundation’s total assets have increased by 85% to $122 million. The scholarship dollars provided to Clark students have quadrupled, providing students with more than $1.2 million per year since she has headed the nonprofit organization.

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The market value of the foundation’s endowment is in the top 5 in the nation for public community colleges. Under Lisa’s leadership, the foundation has raised nearly $60 million during fundraising campaigns.

Gibert joined Clark College Foundation in 1998, serving as the director of finance and administration, chief financial officer and interim president. In January 2005, she was appointed Chief Executive Officer. Prior to her work with Clark College Foundation, Gibert’s career spanned commercial banking, hospitality and public accounting. She earned a bachelor of science in business and finance from the University of Oregon and a master’s degree in business administration at the University of California at Irvine. She holds a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) rating and a certificate in public accounting. Gibert’s professional affiliations include the Southwest Washington Estate Planning Council, Willamette Valley Development Officers and the Council for Advancement in Support of Education (CASE). Gibert currently serves on CASE’s Commission on Philanthropy.  Gibert is also active in the local community through the Vancouver Rotary, Vancouver Rotary Foundation, Vancouver Public Schools Management Task Force advisory task force committee and H-RoC.

Executive Management

Daniel Rodgers is CF of Clark College Foundation

Daniel Rogers ’01, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Joel B. Munson is chief advancement officer at Clark College Foundation

Joel B. Munson

Chief Advancement Officer

angela torretta is a foundation employee

Angela Torretta

Vice President of Development

Rhonda Morin is Executive Director of Communications & MarketingRhonda Morin, APR

Executive Director of Communications & Marketing

Clark alumni are the best.

Linda Ward

Executive Assistant to CEO & Foundation Board

Annual Giving & Sponsorships

lynne groom is a CCF employeeLynne Groom

Director of Annual Giving

Corey Dobbs ’16Corey Dobbs ’16

Development Specialist, Annual Giving & Alumni Relations

Alumni Relations

Ed Boston is the alumni director at Clark College Foundation.Ed Boston

Director of Alumni Relations


Shirley Schwartz is a foundation employeeShirley Schwartz

Director of Scholarships


Kathy Chennault is a foundation employeeKathy Chennault, GPC

Director of Development, Corporate & Foundation Relations


Vivian Cheadle Manning is Director of Development of Major Gifts and Gift PlanningVivian Cheadle Manning, CFRE

Director of Development, Major Gifts & Gift Planning

Advancement Services

Dan Palow is Interim Senior Director of Advancement ServicesDan Palow

Senior Director of Advancement Services

Dion Gutkind is Gift Entry and Records ManagerDion Gutkind

Gift Entry and Records Manager

Andy Palmquist is Interim Director of Partner DevelopmentAndy Palmquist, MA

Director of Partner Development

Nick Allen

Research Analyst

Kristina Martin is a stewardship and special projects directorKristina Martin

Director of Stewardship and Special Projects


Chris Plamondon is the ControllerChris Plamondon ’05


Michelle HarringtonMichelle Harrington is an Administrative Assistant

Accounting Manager

karen hagen is a foundation employeeKaren Hagen

Administrative Assistant