Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is a powerful and talented body dedicated to the service and stewardship of Sierra Nevada College.  For a college of its size, the SNC Board is unparalleled in its depth of experience, philanthropy, and worldly success.


Officers and Committees

Chairman of the Board

  • Dr. Atam Lalchandani

Chairman Emeritus

  • Dr. Wayne Prim

Vice-Chairs of the Board

  • Janet Lowe
  • Roland W. Schumann III

Executive Committee

  • Dave Collins
  • Roger Kahn
  • Warren Kocmond
  • Dr. Atam Lalchandani, Chair
  • Janet Lowe
  • Scott Minick
  • Dr. Wayne Prim
  • Roland W. Schumann III
  • Jim Steinmann

Academic Affairs Committee Chair

  • Warren Kocmond

Community Outreach Committee Chair

  • Roger Kahn

Enrollment Management and Marketing Committee Chair

  • Janet Lowe

Facilities & Grounds Committee Chair

  • Jim Steinmann

Finance Committee Chair

  • Scott Minick

Institutional Advancement Committee Chair

  • Dave Collins

Long Range Strategic Planning Committee Chair

  • Dave Collins

Meet the Board of Trustees

Dr. Atam Lalchandani Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Chair, Executive Committee


Dr. Wayne Prim Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees


Janet Lowe Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Interim Chair, Enrollment Management and Marketing Committee


Roland W. Schumann IIIVice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees


Li Han Chan Trustee


Dave Collins Trustee; Chair, Institutional Advancement and Long Range Strategic Planning Committees


Chuck Dowd Trustee Emeritus and Advisory


Patty Engels Trustee


Vanessa Franking Trustee


Bob Hall Trustee


Emmett H. Hall Jr.Trustee


Sandy Hardie Trustee


Walter M Higgins III Advisory Trustee


Robin Holman Advisory Trustee


Jennifer Aleman Hutter Trustee


Bruce James Advisory Trustee


Roger Kahn Trustee; Chair, Community Outreach Committee


Brian Kennedy Trustee


Senator Ben Kieckhefer Trustee


Dr. Barry Klein Trustee


Warren Kocmond Trustee; Chair, Academics Affairs Committee


Julia Mailander Trustee


Scott Minick Trustee; Chair, Finance Committee


Richard Offerdahl Advisory Trustee


Bob Preger Trustee


Gene Pretti Advisory Trustee


Dr. Ben Solomon Trustee


Jim Steinmann Trustee; Chair, Facilities and Grounds, Chair, Building Committee


Elbridge Stuart IIIAdvisory Trustee


Roger Wittenberg Advisory Trustee


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