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Cleveland State Community College Foundation

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About Us

Mission and Purpose Statement

The Cleveland State Community College Foundation was established in 1971 as a separate not-for-profit entity to provide financial support to assist with meeting the strategic needs of Cleveland State Community College.

Governed by a Board of Trustees, the Foundation secures private contributions and bequests, and manages monies or properties given to the Foundation for the financial support of the College’s strategic mission.

The Annual Report 2021

Board of Trustees Officers

Chair – Mike Griffin
Vice-Chair – Nancy Casson
Secretary – Ann McCoin
Treasurer – Marshall Stinnett

Board of Trustees

Bianca Chavez Baker – Charissa Services
Matt Bentley, Bendabout Properties
Ron H. Braam, Retired – Manufacturers Chemical
Hobert Brabson II, City Planner – Chattanooga, TN
Jonathan Cantrell, Caldwell Paving
Nancy Casson, The Red Ribbon
Dan Cooke, Cooke’s Foods
Gary Fuller, Retired – Business Owner
Mike Griffin, Cleveland-Bradley Chamber of Commerce
Summerfield K. Johnston, Bendabout Farm
Ann McCoin, Retired – Attorney
Davis Morelock, Insurance Inc.
Rick Platz, Retired – Small Business Development Center
Mark Smith, Smith Family McDonald’s
Marshall Stinnett – Cleveland Utilities
Robert Scott Taylor, Bank of Cleveland
Paul Willson, Retired – Simmons Bank
Sherra Witt, Retired – Cleveland State
Melissa Woody, Cleveland-Bradley Chamber of Commerce
Jim Workman, Bender Realty

Honorary Trustees

Amy Card-Lillios
Ron Hammontree
Dr. William Seymour

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3535 Adkisson Dr.
PO Box 3570
Cleveland, TN 37320
(423) 614-8700

Guidestar Platinum Seal

The Cleveland State Community College Foundation is the only College Foundation in Tennessee to have earned GuideStar’s platinum seal of transparency.