Our mission is 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
Diana Hilburn,
Former VP IS & CIO
Via Christi Health
Sheree Utash,
Wichita Area Technical College
Commissioner Tim R. Norton,
Vice President
Second District
Sedgwick County Board of Commissioners
Tim Brown,
Director, Communications & Video Media,
Via Christi Health
Ron Holt,
Assistant County Manager
Sedgwick County, KS
Keith Moyer,
SVP – Treasury Services Mgr,
Fidelity Bank
Matt Melillo,
General Manager,
John Schwendeman
Account Executive,
Hewlett-Packard Networking


For more information please contact:


Danielle Schweiger
Director of Advancement