HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

185 FREEDLANDER DRIVE

CLYDE, NORTH CAROLINA 28721

CONTACT: DEBBIE DAVIS

PHONE: 627-4521

DATE: 10-9-02

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HCC Foundation Board Appoints New Members

The Haywood Community College Foundation recently welcomed five new directors to the foundation board. New members include Robert O. Brannon, Marcus Fields, Bob Leatherwood, John Joseph Nerney, and Cherrie Pittillo.



Robert Brannon is a community and civic leader from Waynesville. Marcus Fields is the CEO of Maggie Valley Resort and is from Maggie Valley. Bob Leatherwood is an administrator at Silver Bluff Village in Canton. A community leader from Waynesville, John Joseph Nerney retired as an ophthamologist from Mountain Eye Associates. Cherrie Pittillo is the executive director of the Balsam Mountain Preserve Trust in Balsam.



The HCC Foundation exists to aid, strengthen, and further the work and service of Haywood Community College. It assists the college to secure necessary and timely financial support unavailable through its traditional public funding sources. For more information about the HCC Foundation please contact the Foundation office at

828-627-4544.

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