WATC Foundation: About Us

WATC Foundation: About Us 2017-09-05T15:40:18+00:00

Our mission is to be the College’s partner in securing and providing various resources to support and promote education and workforce development throughout the communities we serve.

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The WATC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that operates independently from the College. WATC Advancement staff solicit and receive contributions to the Foundation from Wichita-area companies, organizations, and individuals whose charitable giving support WATC’s efforts to provide students a better life while providing highly-qualified job candidates for the region’s employers.

The Foundation is governed by a board of directors comprised of the following Wichita business and civic leaders:

Wichita Area Technical College Foundation Board Members
Commissioner Tim R. Norton,
Second District
Sedgwick County Board of Commissioners
Sheree Utash,
Wichita Area Technical College
Ron Holt,
Assistant County Manager
Sedgwick County, KS
Tim Brown,
Director, Communications & Video Media,
Via Christi Health
Matt Melillo,
General Manager,
Keith Moyer,
SVP – Treasury Services Mgr,
Fidelity Bank
Julie Rippy,
Global Regulatory Compliance and Sourcing Manager,
John Schwendeman
Account Executive,
Hewlett-Packard Networking
Sally Rose,
Supervisor, Customer Relations Center,
Westar Energy
Katie Grover,
Senior Vice President of Marketing,
Fidelity Bank
Mia Lee,
Owner and Creative Director,
Lee Media Group

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For more information please contact:

Paula Pitts


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Wichita Area Technical College
4004 N Webb Rd
Wichita, Kansas, 67226
Phone: 316-677-9400