LCSC names Skelton as Director of Advancement
Lori Skelton, Director of Marketing and Development at the Northwest Children’s Home, Inc., has been named the Director of Advancement at Lewis-Clark State College, LCSC President Dene K. Thomas has announced.
Skelton was named to the position after an extensive search and will begin work at the college on March 3.
“We’re excited to have someone from the community who has so many local contacts step in and lead our fundraising efforts,” LCSC President Dene K. Thomas said. “Our endowment continues to grow, and with Lori’s excitement and enthusiasm, I only see great things ahead for this institution.”
Skelton has been working at the Northwest Children’s Home for seven years and oversees the fundraising, development and marketing efforts. She had previously worked for Boeing as an organizational advisor in Human Resources.
Skelton is a member of the Clearwater Planned Giving Council and has provided independent consulting and strategic planning for the State of Idaho Department of Health & Welfare Regional Advisory Committees for both Region I and II.
Skelton is a past chair of the Lewis-Clark Coalition for Families, is Sergeant at Arms for the Downtown Lewiston Rotary Club, and is a member of the District II Juvenile Justice Council. She also was a temporary host for KLEW-TV’s “Northwest Morning” show in 2005.
Skelton earned a degree in Business Administration from Walla Walla University in 1990 and then earned a Master’s degree in Whole Systems Design in 2000 from Antioch University. She is received a certification in Principles & Techniques of Fundraising from Indiana University-Purdue University.
Skelton replaces Polly Blasko-Rippee, who resigned in November.