Foundation Board & Staff

The staff and board of the Foundation and Alumni Department work together to improve the quality of life in our community. This is accomplished by securing private and public funds to strengthen educational and cultural opportunities, and to enhance community awareness of SCC and the Foundation.


Kasey McKee, vice president for college advancement and planning, can be contacted by phone at 636-922-8472 or email

Betsy Schneider, director of development, can be contacted by phone at 636-922-8473 or email

Tara Cochran, foundation specialist, can be contacted by phone at 636-922-8437 or email

Peggy Schnardthorst, development and foundation relations manager, can be contacted by phone at 636-922-8278 or email

Foundation Board

The St. Charles Community College (SCC) Foundation Board was founded to ensure success of our vision and mission. Members provide personal and professional support through gifts of time, talent and resources.

If you are interested in learning more about the board and/or how to join, contact Kasey McKee, Vice President for College Advancement and Planning, at 636-922-8472 or email

As of July 1, 2015, the Board consists of:

Executive Committee Members

Joe Cook President J.S. Cook Advisors
Seth Peimann President-Elect NHC Healthcare St. Charles
Scott Liebel Treasurer Ameren Missouri
Cindy Elking Assistant Treasurer Quintessential Catering
Chuck Pilliod Secretary Krey Distributing Company
Dianne Garrison Member-at-Large SantoLubes LLC
Paul Ince Past-President CitiMortgage

Board of Directors

Jim Borchers Board Member InNovare Law, LC
Pam Cilek Board Member
Jan Dunham Board Member UMB
Kelly Felber Board Member Commerce Bank
Graham Fisher Board Member
Tom Hebson Board Member Heffernan Foundation
Richard Jensen Board Member RX Systems, Inc.
Don Kalicak Board Member Mercy
John Laurent Board Member Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Scott Lewis Board Member St. Charles County Sheriff's Department
Justin Miller Board Member Edward Jones
Pete Novak Board Member Boeing Defense, Space & Security
Jeanne Paxton Board Member Ameristar Casino Resort Spa
Karl Schnagl Board Member UPS
Patti Silvey Board Member First State Bank St. Charles
Sue Spencer Board Member Spencer Web Design, Inc.
Lisle Wescott Board Member SSM St. Joseph Hospital West

Donate Today

The Foundation Board meetings are open to the public and are held at 7:30 a.m. in the Board Room of the Social Sciences Building, Room 2102.


Meeting Minutes (Approved)

Planning Workshop - Feb. 27, 2015