Top honor from CASE District VIII
Lisa Gibert, president and CEO of Clark College Foundation, received a Distinguished Service Award for her leadership and advocacy for community colleges.
Gibert was recognized by her peers for her outstanding service in 2016. The accolade is given by Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VIII.
“Lisa has made a significant contribution to CASE, through her leadership, advocacy and commitment to enhance the engagement with and relevance of CASE to community colleges in our District,” said Mark Koenig, CASE District VIII board chair.
“Lisa has been very, very active with our community college activities. She currently serves on the Center for Community College Advisory Group and was a member of the Conference for Community College Advancement planning committee. Also, she is a member of the CASE Commission on Philanthropy and was a very active member in CASE’s Strategic Planning Steering Committee. She has been involved on the planning committee for our conference on Institutionally Related Foundations. I can’t speak highly enough of her,” Koenig said.
Koenig presented the award to Gibert at a Seattle conference on February 3, 2017.
CASE District VIII is one of eight regional districts that supports educational and professional institutions in North America. It assists professionals in alumni relations, fundraising, communications, marketing and other advancement areas. District VIII comprises 152 member institutions in the Pacific Northwest and western Canada.
Gibert joined Clark College Foundation in 1998, serving as the director of finance and administration, chief financial officer, and then interim president. She has been president/CEO for 11 years.