Three Named to College Foundation Board

Three alumni have been named to the Oswego College Foundation Board of Directors for a term of three years, effective July 1.

Dianora De Marco ’14 M’15, Kendis Gibson ’94 and Jennifer Shropshire ’86 joined the volunteer Board of Directors

Dianora De Marco ’14 M’15, Kendis Gibson ’94 and Jennifer Shropshire ’86 joined the volunteer Board of Directors. The board sets policy, approves the operating budget and holds fiduciary responsibility of private funds contributed to the foundation.

De Marco completed the 5-year B.S./MBA program in accounting/management in 2015. She is currently manager of accounting policy at Financial Executives International (FEI), a leading advocate for corporate financial management.

Emmy-award winning Gibson has most recently been named ABC’s America This Morning and World News Now co-anchor. Kendis joined ABC News in December 2014, and since then he has covered the massive Santa Barbara oil spill, the FIFA scandal in Switzerland and terrorist attacks in Europe. A native of Belize, his resume also includes roles as reporter and anchor for CBS News and CNN, to name just a few.

Shropshire is the owner and principal of Edward F. Swenson & Associates Inc. in Philadelphia. She provides customized management and fundraising counsel exclusively for non-profit organizations as a strategist, facilitator, coach, trainer and practitioner. Her clients represent the full gamut of the non-profit sector. She also served on the Oswego Alumni Association Board of Directors for 20 years, including as president. She was awarded the Alumni Service Award for her philanthropy and service to SUNY Oswego during Reunion 2017 in June.

Marcia Thompson-Young ’81 concluded her time on the board, receiving the thanks of the board and her alma mater for her years of generous service.

—Eileen Crandall

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