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Who we are

The NTC Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Northcentral Technical College (NTC). It serves as a bridge between donors and the college, ensuring that long-term resources are available to support NTC and its students.

The foundation actively seeks out and partners with philanthropic businesses and individuals who wish to invest in our communities through grants, scholarships, endowments and in-kind gifts. The foundation administers more than 400 funds, including 180 endowments, to serve the college's growing enrollment.

The NTC foundation is a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization, and follows strict GuideStar® 990 recommendations for transparency. The foundation is governed by a Board of Directors composed of community leaders representing the Northcentral Technical College District.

Who we serve

Students who need financial support for pursuing their college education. Philanthropists and generous community members who value higher education and would like to support students through scholarships, grants and interest-free loans.  View stories from our scholarship recipients, alumni, and donors.

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Alan Verploegh, President
Owner, Mitchell Metal Products - Merrill
Janet Felch, Vice President
Vice President, J&D Tube Benders – Schofield
Charles L. Shabino, M.D., Secretary/Treasurer
Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health - Wausau
John L. Baker
Janice Gulsvig
Founder of Align, and Living Life Solutions
John F. Heisler
Senior Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer, Aspirus - Wausau
William Hess
President, Hess, Reinertson & Brunner, S.C. – Wausau

Scott Hogan
Senior Vice President, UMR – Wausau
Kent Johnson
Owner, Trantow-Do-it Center, Inc. – Merrill
Hugh Jones
Retired - Rhinelander
Melissa Kampmann
Shareholder, Ruder Ware – Wausau

Karla Kieffer
Co-owner, SUN Printing - Wausau
G. Joseph Kilsdonk, Au.D.
Division Administrator, Marshfield Clinic – Marshfield
Terry Knoll
Vice President-Trust & Investments, WoodTrust - Wausau
Mary T. Krueger
President, Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital & Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center – Weston & Merrill

Mark Matthiae
President, Crystal Finishing Systems, Inc. – Schofield
James McIntyre
President, The Greenheck Group, Schofield
Dieter Nickel
Retired- Merrill
Charlie Paulson
Vice President-Commercial Lending, Nicolet National Bank, Medford
Paul Proulx
Owner, Proulx’s Professional Services – Merrill

Robert Raff
Vice President and General Manager, Davis Television/WFXS Fox 55 – Wausau

Michael Ravn
President & CEO, Church Mutual Insurance- Merrill

Michael Salsieder
Retired – Wausau

David Schneider
CEO, Langlade Hospital – Antigo

John L. Skoug
Chairman & CEO, Marathon Cheese Company – Marathon

Mary Kay Van Der Geest
President, Van Der Geest Dairy Cattle, Inc. – Merrill
Lori A. Weyers, Ph.D.
President, Northcentral Technical College – Wausau
Mao Yang, R.N.
Nursing Supervisor, Aspirus Wausau Family Medicine – Wausau
NTC Student Ex-Officio
Jeannie Worden, Ed.D.
Vice President of Human Resources and College Advancement, NTC - Wausau


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