December 11, 2012

Owens Community College Alumni Association Appoints Board of Directors to Leadership Positions

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Owens Community College Alumni Association has named Matt Feasel of Perrysburg, Treasurer for Perrysburg Schools, as the new President of the Alumni Association. Feasel replaces Andrea Gurcsik of Maumee, Manager of Human Resources for First Solar, who served as Alumni Association President for the previous two years.

In addition, the Alumni Association named Walter Celley of Perrysburg,Attorney at Celley & Sanderson LLP, as Vice President; Amy Hansen of Curtice, Owner/Photographer of Imagine That Photo, as Treasurer; and Kaye Koevenig of Toledo, Owens Community College Senior Accountant as Secretary. Each officer will serve a two-year term.
Three Directors were re-elected to their positions and will serve three-year terms. Re-elected Directors include Susan Litten of Maumee, Owens Community College Adjunct Instructor of Medical Imaging Technologies; Janet M. Meacham of Rossford, Vice President Senior Merchant Account Executive for Fifth Third Processing Solutions LLC, and Christi Wagner of Deshler, Manager of Global Security for Owens Corning.
In addition, Audrey Wright of Toledo, Judicial Office Manager for Lucas County Juvenile Court, was appointed to a one-year term.  She is a 2003 graduate of Owens Community College with a degree in African-American studies and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in management and organizational development from Spring Arbor University. Wright is active in serving her community as a board member and volunteer.

“Owens Community College’s Alumni Association Directors are extremely talented and dedicated individuals who are proud alumni,” said Laura Moore, Owens Director of Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the Alumni Association. “They are passionate about education and are actively engaged in supporting Owens Community College.”

The Owens Community College Alumni Association is focused on engaging alumni and students in programs, events and services that energize interest, build loyalty and strengthen support of Owens Community College.

Since opening its doors in 1965, Owens has provided higher education to thousands of students. Owens’ Alumni Association is committed to the personal and professional success of alumni and students through the ongoing development of value-added initiatives benefiting both individuals and the community.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.