Douglas College > About Douglas > News and Media > News > 2018 > October > Douglas College Foundation board welcomes six new directors
The Douglas College Foundation welcomes six new directors to its board, following the latest annual general meeting.
The new directors are:
“This year, we will continue to focus on strengthening and deepening the Foundation’s relationships with our donors and volunteers,” says Leanne Poon, the Foundation’s executive director. “We are incredibly grateful to our existing Foundation Board, as well as our newest members, for generously providing their expert advice as business and community leaders. With their assistance we hope to increase the Foundation’s community profile and increase philanthropic support for our students and the College.”
Established in 1985, the Douglas College Foundation provides financial assistance to Douglas College students through the generosity and support of donors, community partners and volunteers. During the 2017/18 academic year, the Foundation raised over 1.5 million dollars from more than 2,000 donors and distributed 1.8 million dollars in scholarships, awards and bursaries to over 1,800 deserving students.
Douglas College is the largest degree-granting college in B.C., combining the academic foundations of a university and the employer-ready skills of a college to provide the most relevant and inspiring undergraduate experience in British Columbia.
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Leanne Poon, Executive Director
Douglas College Foundation
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