John Bauer, Matt Kindberg, and Juanita Rublee joined the Jamestown Community College Alumni Association board of directors on the Jamestown Campus in early January.
“This is an exciting time for the JCC Alumni Association as we launch new initiatives to connect with more than 20,000 alumni and the thousands of current students who will soon become alumni,” said Kristen Johnson, JCC’s alumni relations director. “Because the board plays a central role in the success of these efforts, it was the perfect time to add the unique talents and perspectives of these civic-minded individuals.”
Bauer earned a degree in social science at JCC in 1971, a bachelor’s degree in social sciences at the State University of New York at Fredonia in 1973, and an associate’s degree in accounting at Jamestown Business College in 1993.
Bauer, who is retired, has worked with the Babe Ruth World Series Committee, the Reg Lenna
Center for the Arts, the Jamestown Family YMCA, the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation, the Jamestown Gateway Train Station, LucyFest, the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, the Kiwanis Club of Falconer, the Fluvanna Fire Department, the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission, and the Jamestown Riverfront Council.
Kindberg teaches global history and geography at Clymer Central School. A graduate of Jamestown High School, Kindberg earned an associate’s degree in social studies at JCC in 2005. While at JCC, Kindberg served as a student ambassador and a member of the Student Senate.
During his sophomore year, Kindberg served as the student representative to the JCC board of trustees. He earned a bachelor’s degree in social studies adolescent education in 2007 and a master’s degree in literacy education in 2010, both at SUNY Fredonia.
For the last two years, Kindberg has served as president of the Clymer Education Association. He serves as vice president of the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts board of directors. He is also a member of the Chautauqua Chamber Singers and the First Covenant Church.
Kindberg is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Kindberg and Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Brombacher.
For the last 12 years, Ms. Rublee has worked for Lamar Advertising, creating billboard advertising campaigns for local businesses and organizations. Born and raised in Jamestown, she earned an associate’s degree in business administration at JCC in 1993 and a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing at SUNY Fredonia in 1995.
Ms. Rublee is a member of the Chautauqua Leadership Network, where she is the chairperson of the Community Engagement and Public Relations Committee.
For more information about the JCC Alumni Association and the services it provides, visit www.sunyjcc.edu/alumni or www.facebook.com/JCCAlumni.