Foundation Member Spotlight

Joe Markley

“It is important for me to support The QVCC Foundation because it allows smart, driven, and motivated people in the area to achieve a higher education without being strapped with student debt.” Read More.

Gail Rooke-Norman

“Education is very important to me. It is the only way my generation can reach as many of the next generation as possible and create better future leaders of the world. It is a circular way of living, those you help will most always come back to help others.” Read More.

Bill Brower

” I am determined to stay active with QVCC and do whatever I can to make sure students here continue to be successful.” Read More.

Breanna Boyden

” I feel it is important to give back to the institution that was instrumental to my success.” Read More.

Jeff Rawson

Jeff Rawson chooses to support the foundation because he truly understands the importance for all students to have the opportunity to obtain a higher education. Read More.

Marc Archambault

Marc Archambault owner of Archambault Insurance Company is one of the longest standing board members on the QVCC Foundation.

Marc is very involved in the community. He was invited to join the QVCC Foundation in 1993 and says that the QVCC Foundation really started his ambitious to continue to volunteer within the community. He is also the new President of the Putnam Rotary Club and continues to make our community a better place. Read More.

Jim Zahansky

James Zahansky, QVCC Foundation Member, “swings” into his second year as the golf chairperson for the QVCC Annual Golf Tournament. This year, we celebrate our 25th year of enjoying a fun day of golf to benefit QVCC students in their educational needs.

Zahansky has been a dedicated member of the QVCC Foundation for many years and believes that our mission is the most important mission in North East Connecticut.

“It is essential to raise money for the success of our students, the impact is life changing for many and I truly believe their achievements can transform our community. The QVCC Foundation’s mission is fully aligned to who I am.” Read More.

Lynne Comtois

Lynne Comtois has been a beloved QVCC Foundation member since 2013. She was inspired to join after attending the Foundation’s annual Visions in Leadership event, where she learned of the impact that the Foundation has on students and on the community. Read More.

Mary Jane Burke

“I think that the scholarships and aid offered by the Foundation is the beginning of life for so many deserving people in our community.”Read more.