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Bios: JWCC Board of Trustees candidates

Posted: Mar. 18, 2017 12:01 am Updated: Mar. 18, 2017 10:43 pm

DIANE ARY

Age: 59

Job: Senior manager of information technology, Archer Daniels Midland

Education: Master's in business administration from Quincy University, bachelor's in business administration from Quincy University, graduated from Liberty High School

Relevant experience: John Wood Community College Board of Trustees, president of Quincy Service League, chairman of MoorMan Employees Credit Union Board of Directors, co-president of St. Peter Grade School Board of Directors

Family: Husband, Joseph, and three children

Community involvement: None listed

LARRY FISCHER

Age: 71

Job: Retired in 2008 as vice president of instruction at John Wood Community College

Education: Master's degree from University of Illinois-Champaign, bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Relevant experience: Farming, coordinator of sales force incentive campaigns at MoorMan Manufacturing, taught mathematics in Hannibal Public Schools, taught biology and agriculture at East Pike High School, worked at John Wood Community College for 33 years, 26 as director of agriculture programs and seven as vice president

Family: Wife, Tammy, and three children

Community involvement: Chairman of Chaddock School board; Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri board member; board member of University of Illinois College of Agriculture and College of ACES; chairman of the board of Greater Pike Industrial Development corporation; president of Pike County Teachers Association; president of Southern Illinois University College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Association; member of board for Southern Illinois University Alumni Association; member of the board of directors for First Farm Credit Services for 26 years

ORVILLE JONES, JR.

Age: 59

Job: Senior pastor, First Baptist Church

Education: Bachelor's degree in biblical studies, doctor of divinity from Isaiah University, Isaiah Seminary

Relevant experience: Guest lecturer for Quincy University Theological Department, symposium facilitator and guest lecturer for Culver-Stockton College, guest speaker at Illinois College, guest speaker and lecturer at John Wood Community College

Family: Wife, Lena Renee, and seven children

Community involvement: NAACP, member of board directors for Cornerstone, Salvation Army, Red Cross, Macon County Mental Health

BOB RHEA

Age: 57

Job: Accounting, tax and consulting, Western FBFM Association, field staff

Education: Master's in education from University of Illinois-Champaign, bachelor's degree from Western Illinois University, associate's degree from John Wood Community College, graduate of Central High School

Relevant experience: CUSD No. 3 Board of Education, Village of Camp Point trustee, chairman of the board of Farmers State Bank of Camp Point, chairman of the Panther Pride Foundation for Central Schools, president and executive director of National Association Farm Business Analysis Association

Family: Wife, Debbie, and three children

Community involvement: Camp Point Business Association, Camp Point United Methodist Church, Central High School Boosters