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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Trey Hutt


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A.J. Bacon, Sr.

Vice President

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Caroline Windham


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Jerry Sowell, Jr.


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Tony Bennett

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

Mr. Les Brackett *

Mr. Hal Burleson

Ms. Kathy Crowley

Mr. Jeff DiBenedictis *

Mr. Joey Ginn *

Mr. Brad Griffin

Ms. Rebecca Hall-Cary

Mr. Joe Hamner *

Mr. John Juchniewicz

Mr. Jack Kerigan

Mr. Brendan Murphy

Ms. Lori Pons

Dr. Amal Sidani-Tabbaa *

Hon. Don Sirmons (Ret.)

Ms. April Wilkes

* Indicates Past President

Board of Directors Nominations

A call for 2021-2022 Board of Directors nominations to the Gulf Coast State College Foundation begins in the fall of every year at a date to be determined. All inquiries should be directed to Dr. Sean Preston, Executive Director at [email protected] or (850) 872-3812.

Gulf Coast State College Foundation Articles of Incorporation

Gulf Coast State College Foundation By-Laws

Upcoming BOD Meetings

Executive Committee Social, May 25, 2021|5:30-7:30 p.m. CT| St Andrews Yacht Club

Board of Directors Meeting, June 21, 2021| 12:00 p.m. CT| Student Union East Conference Room

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