President, Board of Directors

William Wescott

Bill Wescott has served on the Foundation board’s executive and finance committees, as Vice President and currently as President. Bill also plays an integral role in assisting with strategies and connections for the We are the Future campaign to support the SVCC Impact earned tuition Program.

Bill also served as mayor of Rock Falls, Illinois and for two years as the president of the Northern Illinois Mayor’s Association. Prior to his election as mayor, he served as the city clerk for 13 years, and was an alderman for two years, holding the position of Finance Chairman.

Bill served seven years in the United States Air Force Medical Corps. From 1979-1989, he was the co-founder/owner of Twin City Ambulance and worked in Emergency Medical Services for 43 years.

He is also very active in the community, serving 12 years on the East Coloma School Board; past president of the Rock Falls Rotary Club; past president and current member of the Optimist Club of Rock Falls; Executive Team Treasurer for Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church; and he sings in the church choir. Bill also served for 20 years on the Rock Falls Fire Department as a volunteer firefighter, and currently serves as a volunteer instructor teaching Junior Achievement classes in the local schools.

Bill is married to his wife of 40 years, Linda. They have two sons—Jeremy and Kelley—and five grandchildren.