The Barton Community College Foundation Board of Directors recently welcomed five new board members and elected officers for the 2011-12 academic year.
Elected for three-year terms, the new board members are Sylvan Bleeker, Harmony Kistler, Robert Peter and Tim Hammeke, all of Great Bend, and Lori Werth of La Crosse.
Gary Burke of Great Bend was elected to serve as the board chairman for 2010-11. Other officers include Debbie Niedens, first vice chair, and Judy Fox, second vice chair, both of Great Bend.
Remaining Foundation board members include Dee Holman, Lana Dietz, Doris Spray, Dr. Chad Premer, Jim Vopat and Jennifer Lagerman, all of Great Bend, and Rob Dove of Ellinwood.
Darnell Holopirek, Barton’s executive director of Institutional Advancement, facilitates the Foundation board.