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June 12, 2012
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Communications Director, Clark College Foundation
Clark County community members join foundation board
Clark College Foundation welcomes Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, dentist Glen Hollar and marketing strategist Jane Cook
VANCOUVER, Wash.—Three prominent Clark County residents have joined the Clark College Foundation Board of Directors. Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, dentist Glen Hollar and marketing strategist Jane Cook have joined the 22-member board. They began their service this spring and are eligible for a total of three consecutive three-year terms.
Leavitt ’92 served as a city council member for seven years before being elected mayor in 2012. He’s active on a variety of community and agency boards including C-TRAN Board of Directors, the Columbia River Crossing Project Sponsors Council, the Regional Transportation Council and the regional economic development partnership.
In addition to his community duties, Leavitt works as senior civil engineer with PBS Engineering + Environmental in Vancouver. He holds an associate degree from Clark College, and a bachelor’s in civil engineering and master’s in environmental engineering from Washington State University.
Jane Cook, of Battle Ground, is a professional marketing strategist who specializes in social media. She’s currently the technology industry event marketing manager at The ExecEvent in Vancouver, as well as the small business owner of NewMediacy, a company that encourages businesses to connect and engage using social media.
Dedicated to community service, Cook has served in a number of roles for the Columbia River Yacht Club, among them the Ladies Activity Committee Chairwoman and First Lady. She has also provided her communication and marketing skills to Prairie High School, Clark County Juniors Volleyball Club and the Pink Lemonade Project. She has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Pepperdine University and a certificate in personnel psychology/human resources from Washington State University.
Glen Hollar, DDS, of Battle Ground, has been a resident of Clark County for more than four decades. He is the former president of the Clark County Dental Society and is the owner of Above & Beyond Dentistry & Implants.
Hollar’s wife, Karen, class of ’94, and four sons are Clark College alumni. He received his dental degree from UCLA School of Dentistry.
Established in 1973, the Clark College Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt public charity. It serves as the fundraising arm of Clark College to support student access to educational programs and services. It is nationally recognized for excellence in superior fundraising programs.