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Santiago Canyon College Foundation Names Mark Schmidt to Board of Directors


​(Orange, CA) – The Santiago Canyon College Foundation (SCCF) has announced the addition of longtime Orange resident Mark Schmidt to its Board of Directors.

mark schmidt's photoAs the non-profit support organization for Santiago Canyon College, SCCF is exclusively dedicated to supporting the college through the fundraising and outreach efforts of its volunteer board.

“As President of the SCC Foundation Board of Directors, I am very pleased that Mark has joined the Board as a new director,” said SCCF President Larry Cohn. “We look forward to him sharing his ideas and outreach as a successful business owner in our community.”

Schmidt attended Santiago Canyon College (SCC) before graduating from the University of Southern California with a bachelor of science in business and the University of California, Irvine with an MBA. He is the owner of AFAB Packaging, a source for packaging, warehousing, shipping and industrial products in Orange. He also serves as Community Services chairperson for the Rotary Club of Villa Park and is a founding board member for the Youth Centers of Orange.

Schmidt has lived in Orange for over 40 years. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking and spending time with his wife Heidi, sons Jake and Jordan, daughter-in-law Megan and pug Tyson.

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About Santiago Canyon College

Santiago Canyon College (SCC) serves more than 17,000 credit and noncredit students each semester. In 2017, SCC was ranked #13 among the 50 Best Community Colleges in the U.S. by College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions and careers, and provides courses for personal and professional development, as well as customized training for business and industry. The college is recognized for its adult education program which keeps the working adult - and senior - in mind by offering flexible schedules, and community locations. Serving the residents of Anaheim Hills, Orange, Tustin, and Villa Park, SCC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District.

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