RVCC Foundation Board Welcomes New Officers

The Raritan Valley Community College Foundation Board of Directors has announced the election of new officers. The new slate of officers includes Donna LoStocco, Chair; Steven Reichman, Vice-Chair; and Andrew Borkin, Secretary.

Donna LoStocco

Raritan Valley Community College Foundation Board of Directors Chair Donna LoStocco.

LoStocco, a resident of Lebanon, is the Chief Member Experience Officer (CMEO) for Affinity Federal Credit Union, where she has worked since 1997. She began her career as an entrepreneur and then led sales and service organizations in the fields of executive recruitment and commercial banking. LoStocco has served on several boards, holding such positions as Chair of the Somerset County Business Partnership, Chair of RideWise, and a member of the Somerset County Economic Development Task Force. She also was a member of the RVCC Presidential Search Committee. She received an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a BS in Business Administration from Thomas Edison State College.

Reichman, a resident of Somerset, is the Vice President of Business Development at ADP Statewide Insurance. Previously, he served as the Executive Vice President of the NIA Group, LLC for 35 years. He is also the past State President of the Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey.  He is a member of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce and the Network of Opportunity. Reichman graduated from Alfred University with a BS in Economics.

Borkin, a resident of Flemington, is President of Strategic Advancement, a Management

The Raritan Valley Community College Foundation Board of Directors Andrew Borkin, Secretary.

Consulting Firm in Bridgewater. He has extensive experience in human resources, management, and administration for both private and public corporations, government, and consulting firms. Borkin received a BA in History from the State University of New York at Fredonia and an MA in Personnel Administration from the State University of New York at Albany. He served in the United States Air Force as a First Lieutenant.

In addition, John Trojan, RVCC Vice President of Finance and Facilities, and Elisabeth McConville were re-elected Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer, respectively.

As the fundraising arm of Raritan Valley Community College, the RVCC Foundation engages individuals, local businesses, corporations, and other foundations in philanthropic activities to help ensure the College continues to provide high quality education at an affordable cost. It also supports the College's standing as a premier academic institution and a source of culture and continuing education in Somerset and Hunterdon counties.

Raritan Valley Community College's main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development and personal enrichment courses. The College also has a performing arts center and planetarium.

RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community's businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu

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Mission Statement:
Raritan Valley Community College is an educational community that works to develop critical thinking, foster intellectual curiosity, promote leadership, encourage social responsibility, support personal growth, and sustain engaged citizenship within a diverse population of students and community members.
Diversity Statement:
Raritan Valley Community College values all aspects of diversity including but not limited to race, sexual orientation, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, socioeconomic status, and political and philosophical perspectives. We rely on diversity to enrich the intellectual environment for students and employees. We support educational access and opportunity by recruiting and retaining a diverse college community. We foster diversity by developing and maintaining curricular and social programs that infuse the contributions of all people, and by preparing students to excel in a global society. Our commitment to diversity is reflected in the College’s Mission Statement and Strategic Goals, all of which support excellence in teaching, learning and professional development in a welcoming and respectful climate.
Core Values:
• RVCC is an open admission institution with high standards and excellent support services.
• RVCC serves as an important center for our community.
• RVCC participates as a reliable partner with the region’s K-12 schools to support active learning and college readiness.
• RVCC must provide support for student success, but students are responsible for their own achievements.
• The College values the diversity of our communities as a resource that strengthens the institution.
• The College is accountable for the prudent use of all its resources and seeks transparency in all its operations.
• The College measures its success against national models and standards.
• The College commits to environmentally sustainable practices.
• Educational programs must be affordable.
• A healthy college community depends on integrity and respect.
• The best college decisions are made on a learning-centered foundation.
• Learning is a lifelong endeavor.

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