Who We Are

Board of Directors

We are governed by a Board of Directors who serve at the highest level of volunteer engagement and College-wide advocacy.

William Wescott


Rebekah Emery


Nick Krumbholz


Ex-Officio Members

Lisa Wiersema
Board of Trustees Liaison, SVCC

Dave Hellmich

President, SVCC

Kent Sorenson

Vice President of Business Services, SVCC

Lori Cortez

Dean of Institutional Advancement, SVCC

Chris Pilling

Executive Director, SVC Foundation

Operations Team

Lori Cortez

Lori Cortez

Dean of Institutional Advancement
(815) 835-6260

Chris Pilling

Chris Pilling

Executive Director
(815) 835-6219

Angie Delhotal

Angie Delhotal

Stewardship Coordinator
(815) 835-6329

Nancy Breed

Nancy Breed

Foundation Assistant
(815) 835-6345


Linda Osborn

Foundation and Communication Specialist
(815) 835-6316


The Foundation’s legacy of strong financial performance provides the College with access to the flexible financial support needed to advance SVCC’s students and faculty, and the long-term financial stability that greatly improves the College’s ability to serve the Sauk Valley district

Fiscal Year in Review

The Foundation’s fiscal year mirrors that of the College’s, which runs from July 1 to June 30. Highlights from fiscal year 2020 (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020) are detailed below.


The endowment is a critical funding source for the College, ensuring the availability of resources for years to come. College endowments are responsibly stewarded with the guidance and governance of the SVCF Board of Directors.

Audits, Taxes & Disclosures

Financial Audits

The Foundation’s audited, consolidated financial statements are provided in PDF format. If you have any questions regarding information contained within these files, please email foundation@svcc.edu.

Tax-Related Information

The Sauk Valley College Foundation is a 501 (c)3 charitable organization exempt from federal tax.