San Bernardino Valley College Foundation

In 1973, the San Bernardino Valley College Foundation (SBVC Foundation) was founded on the belief that college strengthens the individual and the community. The SBVC Foundation is an independent. nonprofit, 509(a)(3)organization whose purpose is to raise and administer funds for the benefit of San Bernardino Valley College.

As students earn degrees and certificates, together the San Bernardino Valley College Foundation and San Bernardino Valley College foster economic growth and improve qualify of life in the Inland Empire and beyond.


The San Bernardino Valley College Foundation’s mission is to serve as a fundraising organization that is committed both to the stewardship, sound management and effective utilization of the Foundation’s financial assets and to supporting San Bernardino Valley College’s ongoing commitment to provide high-quality education, innovative instruction, and services to a diverse community of learners.

Board of Directors

Name Title
Dr. Dennis Byas President
Beverly Powell Vice President
Scott Stark Treasurer
Diana Z. Rodriguez Secretary
Dr. Susan Bangasser
Michael Burrows
John Echevarria
Robert Garcia, Jr.
Scott Henderson
Gary Kelly
Dr. Kenneth Lane
Justin Martinez
John McMahon
Kerry Neal
Patricia Nickols-Butler
Shelby Obershaw
Lisa Obershaw-Durham
Robert O'Brine
Joseph Paulino
Thomas Robles
George San Martin
Allynn Scott
Michael Sola
Lawrence Stirling
Dexter Thomas
Bea Valdez
Dr. Anne Viricel