Donor Recognition

Thank You

Our donors support Okanagan College students in a variety of ways – through  contributions to awards, programs and facilities, plus expanding opportunities in new fields.

Hundreds of donors took the time to contribute in the 2015-16 fiscal year. The donors listed below each contributed more than $500.

We gratefully appreciate all the donations we receive.


Anonymous (4)
Charles and Irene Armstrong
Geraldine Asseltine
Dr. Heather Banham
Dr. Sahadeo Basdeo
Tom Beardsley and Donna Lomas
Barbara Bowmar and Verne Smythe
Gail Braem
Dr. Jayne Brooks
James Burns
Ken Burt
Beverley Busson
Kathy Butler
Dee Capozzi
Alan Carter
Barry Carter
Deborah Carter
Eugene Casavant
Barbara Christian
Sarah and Danielle Chritchley
Paulyn Chua
Ted and Anne Chudyk
Alan Cohoe
Hugo Cookson
Allan Coyle
Susan Crichton
Helen Currie
Robert Dantzer


Bernice De Mara
Andrea Deakin
Dr. Gayla and John DeHart
Shawn Desaulniers
Mark Dixon
Randall and Evelyn Enns
Don Folk
Lorrie Forde
Clayton Gall
Jan Gattrell
Shayne Gaythorpe
Gord Geddes
Charity Gerbrandt
Steven Gladu
Elsa Gladwin and Brian Adams
Debra Gorman
Christine Graydon
Keith Grayston
Kathryn Hall
John Haller
Jim and Liz Hamilton
Nancy Hamilton
Richard and Sandra Hand
John Harland
Katerina Hay
Jim and Sandra Henderson
Erika Henfling
Peter Jarman



Dr. Thomas and Kathleen Jasper
Dr. Gerry and Sandra Karr
Alf Kempf
Anne Kirkpatrick
Al Kirschner
Dina Kotler
Dale Lamb
Sterling Land and Megan Mills
Donna Lester-Smith
Tony and Franca Lunelli
Jamie Maloway
Jeffrey Marliave
Richard Mayo
Richard McAdam
Devon McCubbin
Dr. Barry McGillivray
Dr. Sharon McMurtry
Carol Mitchell
Lindy Monahan
Yvonne Moritz
George Olive
David Paisley
David Perron and Patricia Kully
Debra Peterson
Roy Phillips
Art Pike
Don McKillican
Allison Ramchuk and Family

Priscilla Russell
Jaime Ryga
Mary-Jaye Salmon
Dieter Sander
Alan Sanderson
Brian and Tessa Sansom
Jennifer Schell
Edward Schmidt
Muriel and Cecil Schmidt
William and Mary Schooff
Louise Seaton
Cliff and Lois Serwa
Lee Seymour
David and Janet Shaw
Roger Shiner
Heather Stewart
Robert Tait and Edward Papenfus
Dolores Thomson
Forever Young / Terry and Steven Tuck
Pat Underhill
Kristine Unrau
Dr. Rosalind Warner
Deborah Warren
Cher Watkins
Dr. Maurice and Linda Williams
Lynda Wilson
Neil and Gillian Woolliams
Joan Woolsey



Anonymous (2)
AAA Internet Publishing Inc.
Aero Design Ltd.
Andrew Sheret Limited
Armstrong Crane & Rigging Inc.
ASTTBC Foundation
Bannister Automotive Group
BC Association of Continuing Education Administrators
BC Fruit Growers' Association
BC Institute of Technology
BC Lung Association
BD Hall Constructors Corp.
BDO Canada LLP
Bellamy Homes Inc.
Blenk Development Corp
BMO Financial Group
Boyd Autobody & Glass
British Columbia Wine Information Society
Canadian Federation of University Women - Kelowna
Canadian Federation of University Women - Penticton
Canadian Federation of University Women - Vernon
Canadian Health Care Engineering Society
Canadian Home Builders' Association Central Okanagan
Canadian Home Builders' Association South Okanagan
Carson Air Ltd. (Kelowna)
Carson Air Ltd. (Richmond)
Castanet Media Ltd.
Central Okanagan Foundation
CIBC Children's Foundation
Cloverdale Paint Inc.
Coldstream Women's Institute
Community Foundation of the North Okanagan
Community Foundation of the South Okanagan / Similkameen
Cookson Motors Ltd.
CPA Education Foundation of BC
Credit Union Foundation of B.C.
CYMA Management Ltd.
D.K.L. Financial Services Inc.
Diamond Jubilee Chapter IODE
Early Frost Investments Ltd.
Emil Anderson Construction Co Ltd
Enterprise RV



Environmental Operators Certification Program
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
FH&P Lawyers LLP
Flair Airlines Ltd.
Foothills Medical Centre
Fraser Valley Vending Ltd
Fraserway RV LP
Geddes Construction Ltd.
GFS Canada
Gloria Di Dio Foundation
Gorman Bros. Lumber Ltd.
Grant Thornton LLP Chartered Professional Accountants
Holy Spirit Catholic Women's League (CWL)
Horizon Electric Inc.
Inland Kenworth (A Partnership)
InSite Materials Testing Group Ltd
Interior Savings Credit Union
Jim Pattison Foundation
Joyce Foundation
Kalamalka Fly Fishers Club
Kalamalka Rotary Club of Vernon
Kal-West Mechanical Systems Inc.
Kamloops Exploration Group
Keldon Electric & Data Ltd
Kelowna & District Dental Society
Kelowna Bar Association
Kelowna Executive Roundtable
Kelowna Garden Club
Kelowna Geology Committee
Kelowna Hotel Motel Association
Kelowna Hyundai
Kelowna Jaycees
Kelowna Kia
Kelowna Toyota Ltd.
Kilo-Womp Electric
Kinsmen Club of Westbank
Kiwanis Club of Kelowna
Kiwanis Club of Penticton
Krueger Electrical Ltd.
Ladies Auxiliary to Branch #40 Royal Canadian Legion
Lexlaur Properties Inc.
Locke Property Management Ltd.



MacKay & Partners Charitable Foundation
Mackenzie Financial Corporation
Maricopa County Community College District
Mazda Canada Incorporated
Moen Inc.
Nixon Wenger Lawyers LLP
North America Construction Ltd.
Northside Industries Inc.
Okanagan British Car Club
Okanagan Chefs' Association
Okanagan Chrysler Jeep Dodge
Okanagan Classic Thunderbird Club
Okanagan College
Okanagan College Association of Administrators
Okanagan College Board of Governors
Okanagan College Faculty Association
Okanagan College Student's Union
Okanagan Fest-of-Ale Society
Okanagan Kids Care Fund Society
Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB)
Okanagan Mustang Association
Okanagan Wine Festivals Society
Outland Design Landscape Architecture
P.E.O. Chapter BA
PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.
Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce
Penticton Fabricating
Penticton Lions Club
Penticton Women in Business
PepsiCo Beverages Canada
PrairieCoast Equipment
Praxair Canada Inc.
Prime Habitat Builders
Pushor Mitchell LLP
R.E. Postill & Sons Ltd.
Ramada Penticton, Kettle Valley Station Pub, Coast Penticton Hotel / Robin & Janice Agur
Rambow Mechanical Ltd.
Raymond James Canada Foundation
RBC Foundation
Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association of B.C.
Reidco Metal Industries Ltd.
Rotary Club of Kelowna - Capri
Rotary Club of Kelowna - Downtown
Rotary Club of Kelowna Foundation



Rotary Club of Penticton Okanagan
Rotary Club of Vernon
Rotary Club of Vernon Silver Star
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #25 (Vernon)
Rykon Construction Management Ltd.
Scotiabank (Centre for Non-Profit Excellence)
Scotiabank (Kelowna)
Seaplanes West
Sentes Automotive Group
Shuswap Community Foundation
Shuswap Division of Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board
Smythe Tool Sales
South Okanagan Events Centre
Southern Interior Construction Association
Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust
Structurlam Products Ltd.
Sun Life Financial
Sun-Rype Products Ltd.
TD Waterhouse Canada Inc.
Team Construction Management Ltd.
TELUS Communications Inc.
TELUS Community Ambassadors
TELUS Foundation
Thompson Okanagan Dental Society (TODS)
Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association
University of British Columbia
Vancity Community Foundation
Vancouver Foundation
Vernon & District Community Land Trust Society
Vernon & District Home Support Society
Vernon Dental Association
Vernon Temple #21 Pythian Sisters
Vernon Valley Lodge #18 Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Volcanic Hills Vineyards and Cellars Ltd.
Voyager RV Centre Ltd.
Water Supply Association of BC
West Manufacturing Ltd.
Westwood Electric
White & Peters Ltd
Whitworth Holdings Ltd.
Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services (Kelowna) Inc.
Windsor Plywood Foundation
Wyatt Auto Parts
Yakima Valley Enological Society



Tatjana Schmidt-Derstroff
Heidemarie Schroter