Candy Oller, has been named Director of Development and Donor Relations replacing Jill Green. She assumed her new duties Jan. 4.
Oller is located in the Vineyard Library Administration Building on the Tonkawa campus and will report directly to Sheri Snyder, Vice President for Development and Community Relations.
As Director of Development and Donor Relations, Oller will serve on the Development team, have direct responsibility for planning and executing a comprehensive annual giving program, creating and maintaining relationships, and cultivate donors. In addition, she will play a key role in most Development activities. While a full-time NOC employee, this position is funded through the Northern Oklahoma College Foundation, Inc. and will serve as a member of the NOC Foundation Board of Trustees.
Sheri Snyder, Vice President for Development and Community Relations said, “Over these past ten years, Candy has had proven success in her various roles in the Development office at Northern. I want to congratulate her on a job well-done and look forward to continue working with her in the new development role in the NOC Foundation. Through her dedication and passion, she will continue to help the Foundation grow.”
Originally from Billings, Oklahoma, Candy received her Associate of Science degree in Business Administration from Northern Oklahoma College and her Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Candy has worked for NOC for 10 years, the last 5 as Gift Processing Coordinator for the Foundation. While at NOC, Oller has served on the Strategic Plan Task Force Committee, Professional Development Committee, the Wellness Committee, and Secretary to the NOC Foundation Board of Trustees. Oller is currently serving as the Secretary to the KUP (Kay Electric Cooperative) Foundation Board, a member of the Noble County ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) Funds Committee, and Tonkawa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She is a graduate of the Noble County Leadership and the Tonkawa Steichen Leadership classes. In her spare time, Candy enjoys spending time with her husband Clint of 40 years, sons and families Colt Oller, wife Ashley and 3-year-old grandson Creed of Alva, and Cade Oller of Piedmont. Other favorite pastimes are reading, walking her dogs at the farm, and browsing around antique and thrift stores, flea markets, and craft shows. She is also very involved in community and church activities in Billings.
Oller said, “I want to thank Mrs. Snyder and the hiring committee for this wonderful opportunity they have given to me.” I look forward to continuing to strive to meet the Strategic Plan goals for the Foundation which Dr. Jill Green and the Trustees have recently worked so diligently to put into place. I have enjoyed meeting and communicating with our donors in my previous Job as Gift Processing Coordinator and am excited to have the opportunity to work more closely with these donors and potential donors in order to create even more life changing opportunities for our students.”
With total net assets of over $14 million, the Northern Oklahoma College Foundation is a non-profit corporation organized under IRS 501(c) (3), and receives and manages private gifts on behalf of the College. For more information about Northern Oklahoma College or giving to the NOC Foundation, please contact the Development office at (580) 628-6208 or visit the NOC website at https://www.noc.edu/development/foundation/.
Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s first public two-year community college, is a multi-campus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services and services which create life-changing experiences and develop students as effective learners and leaders within their communities in a connected, ever-changing world.
NOC serves nearly 4,000 students through the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, and NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater. Of these students about 80% receive financial aid and/or scholarships. 75% of NOC students complete their degree with zero debt.
The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science; the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs; and the Accreditation Commission for Education and Nursing.
For more information about Northern Oklahoma College please call (580) 628-6208 or visit the NOC website at www.noc.edu.