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About the Foundation

 

Mars Planet Foundation was founded in 2009​ as a non-profit, tax exempt corporation that will serve to develop, promote and finance educational programs, activities and projects within the Mars Area School District.


 

Mars Planet Foundation

Additional Information

 

Mars Planet Foundation was founded in 2009​ as a non-profit, tax exempt corporation that will serve to develop, promote and finance educational programs, activities and projects within the Mars Area School District.

As a 501(c)(3), which is approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, charitable organization, Mars Planet Foundation will be able to apply for specific grants and other private and public allocations.

Mars Planet Foundation is governed by a nine-member Board or Directors, including three Mars Area School Board members and six community members.

Mars Planet Foundation Board of Directors will approve all major funding decisions, including all fund-raising and allocation of funds. Terms of office for the Foundation Board president, vice president, treasurer and secretary are for one year (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31).

The Foundation Board usually meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Mars Area School District Administration Office, 545 Route 228, Mars, Pa. 16046. All meetings are listed on the District Calendar.

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Board Members

Kevin Hagen - President

School Board

EITC

Wyatt Lee - Vice President

 Golf Outing Chair

Website

Fundraising

Dolly Parton Imagination Library 

Cara Schultz - Secretary

Public Relations

Golf Outing

Meeting Coordinator

Andrea Bowser - Treasurer

Banners

Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Carol Knox

Teacher Grants


Vicky Zaccari

Scholarships

Fundraising

Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Megan Lenz - School Board

Scholarships

Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Golf Outing

Rochelle Seideneck

Fundraising

Christine Valenta - School Board

Ambassadors - Non Voting

John Neurhor - Golf Outing /Website

Dayle Ferguson - EITC/Golf Outing

Robin Parsons

Alicia Palmiero

Tricia Holland


Dr. Elizabeth McMahon - District Liason

Non Voting Adviser