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Tunxis Community College Foundation & Advisory Board

The Tunxis Community College Foundation and Advisory Board is a 501(c)(3) non-profit tax exempt organization led by an Executive Director and a talented volunteer Board of Directors comprised of business and community leaders, students, faculty and alumni.  The Foundation exists solely for charitable and educational purposes. 

Tunxis Community College Foundation Leaders

Helen G. Sneed, Executive Director
Salvatore V. Vitrano, President
Timothy T. Stewart, First Vice President
James T. Scott, Second Vice President
Gene F. Prentiss, Secretary/Treasurer
Chuck Pagano, Immediate Past President

Board Members 

Mary Bencivengo – Tunxis Community College Division Director of Allied Health Emerita
Keith J. Bernier – Webster Bank
Robert O. Ciraco – Farmington Bank
Arthur (Bud) Funk – Fourslide Spring and Stamping, Inc.
John W. Gallant – The Hartford
Nancy B. Grassilli – Tunxis Community College Professor of Marketing Emerita
Aaron Jainchill – Jainchill & Beckert, LLC
Peter Kelley – First Bristol Federal Credit Union
Dhiraj Khosla – Analytix BizMgmt LLC
Orlando Marquez – KeyBank
Michael S. Rivers – Tracy-Driscoll Insurance & Financial Services
Todd Russell – Maier True Communication
Ahmed Shaher – Symetra Life Insurance Company
Robert J. Voight–  Retired, Security – CT Life Insurance Company
Ty White – Stanley Access Technologies at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc

Tunxis Community College Representatives
Dr. James P. Lombella (ex-officio) – President  
Dr. Kimberly Hall James – Director of Student Access, Success, and Engagement
Lynn L. Laskowski – Professor of Biology
Robert Smith, Ph.D. – Associate Professor of Life & Physical Sciences

Our Mission
Tunxis Community College Foundation raises funds to provide support for the students, programs and services of the College.