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Portland Community College Foundation Elects New Leaders

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The PCC fund-raising and scholarship entity, PCC Foundation, has two new people at the helm Mary Savage and Clifford Chappell. Savage became the foundation’s president and Chappell the group’s vice president at the foundation board meeting earlier this spring.

Savage is the regional director of diagnostic imaging within the Providence Health System, where she oversees 17 departments. She is a graduate of PCC’s Radiographic Technology program and Concordia College, where she received a bachelor of science degree. Savage also completed the master’s of business administration program at Portland State University. Savage and her family live in Gresham.

Chappell is a civil and structural engineer who runs a consulting business in project management and engineering. He is a graduate of the Oregon Institute of Technology, where he received a bachelor of science degree. Chappell worked for 18 years with Pacific Power and Light, and, until last year, worked as the senior project engineer at Pacific Generation Company. He is also the pastor of the Rhema Christian Center and the vice president of the Ft. Vancouver High School Band Booster Club. Chappell and his family live in Vancouver, Wash.

For more information, call Jan Coulton at 977-4374.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »