Branch County Community Foundation is proud to welcome two new Board members to their existing 14 member Board of Directors. New Board members include Roberta (Bobbi) Gagnon and Curt Proctor. Gagnon is the director at Kellogg Community College Grahl Center in Coldwater. She began her career at the college in 2001 teaching and in October 2010 was named the director of theGrahlCenter. She joined the Board this January and when asked what she looks forward to the most about being on the Board she said, “The Community Foundation does an amazing amount of philanthropic work in our community. I look forward to being a voice in this process and in collaborating with organizations and individuals benefiting from the grants awarded by the Foundation.” Her hobbies lie in spending time outdoors trail-riding on dirt bikes, skiing, and camping. Gagnon is also a member of Altrusa, the Great Start Collaborative Board, and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She is married to her husband, Stan of 20 years and has 2 grown step-children, a new son-in-law, and 2 children attending Coldwater Community Schools.
Proctor is part-owner of Accounting & Tax Professionals, PC in Coldwater. In 2007 he retired from Lincoln National Corporation inFort Wayneas a corporate officer and tax manager. He and his wife, Ruth, have owned the business for 5 years. Proctor also joined the Board in January 2012 he said, “I hope to learn about and add value to the Branch County Community Foundation, while continuing to serve Branch County, its people and organizations, to the best of my ability.” In his spare time he enjoys volunteering, life-time learning, and outdoor activities. He is also a Board member for Family Promise of Branch County (formerly Branch Interfaith Hospitality Network) and an active member of the First Congregational Church-Union City. He and his wife, Ruth and live inUnion City, have three married children and four grandchildren.