Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors are community leaders who volunteer their time to promote and govern the Gulf Coast State College Foundation.  The Directors come from a variety and diverse backgrounds and all reside inside the Gulf Coast State College service district of Bay, Gulf and Franklin counties. 

Executive Committee

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Tony Bennett


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Trey Hutt

Vice President

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A.J. Bacon


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Jerry Sowell, Jr.


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Joe Hamner

Past President

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William C. Cramer Jr.


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Clint Mayo


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Tom Gibson


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Tom Lewis

Trustee Liaison

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Dr. John Holdnak

GCSC President

Director Emeritus

Mr. Charles Abbott (1910-2010)

Mrs. Karen Hanes (1950-2020)

Dr. Robert L. McSpadden (1944-2015)

Board of Directors

Mr. David Ashbrook

Dr. Lewis Baber

Mr. A.J. Bacon

Mr. Les Brackett*

Mr. Hal Burleson

Ms. Kathy Crowley

Mr. Jeff DiBenedictis*

Mr. Tyson Elmore

Mr. Joey Ginn*

Mr. Brad Griffin

Mr. Frank Hall*

Ms. Rebecca Hall-Cary

Mr. John Juchniewicz

Mr. Jack Kerigan

Mr. Tom King

Ms. Kelly McSpadden Lovett

Ms. Lisa Maner

Mr. Brendan Murphy

Ms. Lori Pons

Dr. Amal Sidani-Tabbaa*

Hon. Don Sirmons (Ret.)

Ms. April Wilkes

Ms. Caroline Windham

* Indicates Past President

Board of Directors Nominations

Each year, individuals in the community who wish to be on the Foundation Board of Directors must complete and submit an application to the Executive Director of the Foundation.  Qualified applications will be forwarded to the Nomination Committee for consideration. A call for nominations begins on December 2nd and ends on January 3rd each year.  For more information, please contact Margie Mazur, Executive Director at [email protected].

Upcoming BOD Meetings

Board of Directors Meeting-Monday, September 21, 2020 | 11:30 a.m. CT | Conference Room-Student Union East Building

Dates and times are subject to change.  For additional information, please contact Kara Gray at [email protected] or (850) 872-3862