Office of Institutional Advancement
The role of the Office of Institutional Advancement is to advance the College’s mission by building relationships and partnerships that raise philanthropic resources from alumni, friends, corporations, foundations, faculty and staff to support TRCC students and programs.
The Advancement team works closely with the Three Rivers College Foundation Board of Directors, led by area business and civic leaders, to help secure gifts and grants to fund programs that benefit students attending the College.
About the Foundation
The Three Rivers College Foundation is a nonprofit charitable educational Foundation, incorporated under the laws of the State of Connecticut and granted 501 C (3) tax-deductible status by the IRS. Its purpose is to support the educational efforts of the College, the staff, and the faculty.
Board of Directors
2017-2018 Board of Directors
William Stanley, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital
Christopher Jewell, Collins & Jewell Co., Inc.
James Austin, Austin & Macione CPA’s LLC
Dianne Kent, People’s United Bank
Jennifer Delucia – Chelsea Groton Bank
Scott Donovan – G. Donovan Associates
Christopher Gauthier – Dime Bank
Lee-Ann Gomes – City of Norwich, Social Services
Nikki Gullickson – Community Volunteer
Trad Horner – Dominion Energy
Howard Jenkins – General Dynamics/EB Division
Dianne Kent – People’s United Bank
Kathleen LaCombe – KML Architects, LLC
Cathy Osten – CT State Senator/First Selectman
Chris Soto –CT State Representative/Higher Edge
Kelly Michelle Sullivan – Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
Carolyn Trantalis, RN, MSN-Backus Hartford Healthcare
Mark Tramontozzi, MD – Surgical Associates of Norwich LLC.
Jess Wenzel – Eastern Savings Bank
Dr. Mary Ellen Jukoski –President, TRCC
Betty Baillargeon, Director of Institutional Advancement, TRCC
Edwin Muenzner, Faculty Liaison, TRCC
Robert Lee, Student Representative, TRCC