CF Foundation

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Board Members

Since 1959, the CF Foundation has brought together individuals, organizations and resources to fulfill the needs of our growing college and community. Our board determines direction and policy, works to accomplish the mission of this non-profit organization, manages resources efficiently, enhances our public image and monitors the organization's operations. The board reflects the communities we serve – our members have a broad spectrum of knowledge, experience and interests to ensure that the Foundation's mission and vision become a reality.


Executive Committee

William L. Trice ChairCPA, Partner - Crippin, Trice, Ford, Torres, LLP
Lorraine Carrier VP ProgramsRetired
Craig ConradMember-at-Large Retired
Phyllis EwersSecretaryRetired
Bill McCall Past Chair Financial Advisor, Stifel Nichlaus & Co., Inc.
Philip Olstein VP AdministrationSenior Agent, Principal Financial Group
Fred Roberts Jr. Vice Chair Attorney, Klein and Klein, LLC.
Marcia St. John Treasurer Business owner


Sagi Asokan CFO, Ocala Plastic Surgery
David BurnsRetired
Patricia Conrad Financial Advisor, Raymond James Financial
Parker Eiland Owner, ORS Home Care
George IsaacsGeneral Manager, Bridlewood Farm
David JollyAccountant(Financial Controller)
Chuck Koch Owner/Operator, Oak Lane Farm
Laney LamayRetired Educator
Bob LittleSemi-Retired
Winston NeedhamRetired
Judy Peacock Manager, Volunteer & Senior Services, MRMC
Phil Rosenburg Human Resouirces Consultant, Writer, Speaker, Mentor
Doug Shepson Executive Vice President, Brown & Brown of Florida, Inc.
James Tomlinson Marketing Director/Business Development, Ocala Eye
Joyce UrbanLicensed Mental Health Counselor

Emeritus Board Members

Sara C. ArnetteMarjorie Renfroe The Late Prof. Vincent Best
Phyllis SharpeRichard A. Chazal David L. Skipper
The Late Jack A. ClarkPamela Bugg Stafford Jonathan S. Dean
Mary B. SteddomE. L. Foster The Late Russell W. Smith
The Late John M. Green Jr.Col. Alva L. WilkersonJames E. Kirk

Mission Statement

The CF Foundation is a public, nonprofit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization providing resources to help the college carry out its mission of providing quality educational services to residents in Marion, Citrus and Levy counties. The Foundation provides exceptional opportunities for leadership service, voluntary action, charitable giving and community involvement. It also provides a variety of educational and cultural events to add to the quality of learning for our students and to the community.


Contact the CF Foundation at:

Marion County: 352-854-2322 ext 1735
Citrus County: 352-746-6721 ext 1735
Levy County: 352-493-9533 ext 1735
Fax: 352-291-4483

To contact individual staff member, click here.

Mailing Address:Office Address:
CF FoundationCF Foundation
3001 SW College Rd3001 SW College Rd
The Enterprise Center, 2nd FloorThe Enterprise Center (Building #42, Room 202)
Ocala, FL 34474-4415Ocala, FL 34474-4415


To contact a staff member directly, dial 352-854-2322 and the extension number.

Andrew Lowrey - Database Manager

Andrew Lowrey

Andrew has been with the CF Foundation since January 2014. His primary responsibilities consist of database management for Raisers Edge and maintenance of the websites for the CF Foundation, Appleton Museum, College Square Apartments and the CF Alumni. Andrew achieved his A.A. degree in Computer Science from the College of Central Florida, and is currently pursuing his Bachelors in the Management of Information Systems at CF. Andrew's hobbies are watching movies, playing games, and reading. Andrew also enjoys spending time with his family. You can contact Andrew Lowrey at extension 1707 or by email here.

Traci Mason - Annual Fund and Alumni Coordinator

Traci Mason

Traci has been with the college since February 2013 and is responsible for Alumni Relations and the Annual Fund. Traci received her B.S. degree in Advertising from the University of Florida and has been working in the nonprofit industry for over 13 years. Traci is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Ocala and is also at volunteer at 8th Street Elementary School. When not working, Traci enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering and antiquing. You can contact Traci Mason at extension 1436 or by email here.

Bonnie Malcom Accounting Specialist III

Bonnie Malcom

Bonnie's responsibilities include advanced accounting and bookkeeping work including accounts payable, accounts receivable and posting to general ledger. She also coordinates with College of Central Florida faculty and staff on the use of Endowed Chair funds. She has been with the college since August 2001. Bonnie has an AS Degree in Accounting Technology from the College of Central Florida. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Society. Bonnie enjoys reading, travel, crafts and her pets. You can contact Bonnie Malcom at extension 1211 or by email here.

Stacey Melancon - Scholarship Accounting Specialist

Stacey Melancon

Stacey’s responsibilities include advanced accounting and bookkeeping work including posting & receipting gifts to development software, preparing donor endowment activity reports, and assisting with the preparation of the annual scholarship allocation report for the College of Central Florida. She also coordinates with Financial Aid office to assist with the awarding of both endowed and non-endowed scholarships. She has been with the Foundation for 13 years. Stacey has an A.S. Degree in Business Administration & Management from the College of Central Florida and a Certificate in Advanced Equine Care & Technology. You can contact Stacey Melancon at extension 1736 or by email here

Lynda Peek - Volunteer Coordinator

Linda Peek

Lynda is the Volunteer Coordinator for the Friends of the Foundation. She is also involved in other events that include Dinner Theater, receptions, Performing Arts in Ocala and Lecanto, Information Stations and graduation. She has been with the Foundation since 2005. Lynda has an A.S. Degree in Dental Hygiene from St. Pete Junior College, an A.S. Degree in Horticulture & Landscape Design from CF and is certified by Florida's Volunteer Administration Certificate Program. Lynda has been involved with the Junior League since 1986 and serves as the vestry at Grace Episcopal Church. Lynda spends her personal time reading and gardening. You can contact Lynda Peek at extension 1592 or by email here

Diana Scott - Donor Relations

Diana Barge

Diana joined the CF Foundation in 2010 as a part-time grant assistant. Shortly thereafter, she transitioned to her current full-time role as a staff assistant in donor relations. Her responsibilities include co-managing the STEPS to CF annual scholarship award process, research, reporting, assisting with the Annual Fund and March of Dimes Blue Jeans for Babies programs and various donor-related matters, i.e., gift acknowledgements, recognition society correspondence and assisting with CF Foundation events, including photography. Previously, Diana attended Barry University in Miami, and is returning to school this year at CF. She is a licensed state and national legal guardian, as well as a licensed real estate associate. You can contact Diana Barge at extension 1743 or by email here.

Anna Stephenson - Accountant III

Anna Stephenson

Anna has been with the college since 2004. Her responsibilities are to assist the Chief Fiscal Officer with reconciling, recording & reporting the general ledger. Anna has an A.S in Accounting from Mass. Bay Community College, B.S. in Accounting from Bently University and her M.B.A. from Webster University. Anna is an active member of the American Tree Farm System and enjoys fitness, biking & tree farming. You can contact Anna Stephenson at extension 1591 or by email here.

Linda Stickney - Executive Administrative Assistant

Linda Stickney

Linda has been with the college since July 2011. She is the assistant to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and to the Foundation Board of Directors. She also assists with planning, coordinating and set-up of events for various Foundation and College events. Linda has an A.S. Degree in Office Systems Technology from the College of Central Florida and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Society. You can contact Linda Stickney at extension 1288 or by email here.

Lisa Ulmer - Chief Fiscal Officer

Wendy Warner

Lisa joined the college in October 2013, and is responsible for managing the Foundation’s financial operations. Duties include supervision of the accounting staff, oversight of the Foundation’s investments, developing financial reports and the annual budget. Lisa received a B.S. in Accounting from Lipscomb University, and has worked in higher education accounting for over 25 years. She enjoys reading, caring for her pets, and visiting family in her free time. You can contact Lisa Ulmer at extension 1600 or by email here.

Jennie Weaver - Special Events Coordinator, Taste of Ocala

Jennie Weaver

Jennie Weaver joined the CF Foundation in 2011 and coordinates all special events, including Taste of Ocala, Taste of CF and the Annual Donor Reception. Jennie has a bachelors degree from the University of Florida. You can contact Jennie Weaver at extension 1352 or by email here.

Learn More About Us

With your support, the College of Central Florida Foundation provides scholarships to students, endowed chairs for faculty, and academic programs to enhance the college's learning environment.

Currently, the foundation's Promise for the Future campaign is generating resources for three college priorities: instructional program development, CF Citrus Instructional and Conference Center, and a permanent CF Levy Campus.

If you want to be involved in something that is exciting, full of possibilities, fun, educational, and worthwhile, consider joining hundreds of other people who, through the CF Foundation, have helped College of Central Florida make our community a special place to live, work and play.