Board of Directors

The Mount Vernon Township High School District #201 Foundation was formed in 2005 by a group of Mount Vernon Township High School supporters who were concerned about the future of the school. The group did not want financial concerns to hinder the opportunities available to our students.


Since its inception, the Foundation has enhanced the school programs by supporting a variety of projects. The Foundation is organized as a non-profit corporation and tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  A rotating Board of Directors composed of citizens, teachers and students meets monthly with an Annual Meeting in August.

2020-2021 Board of Directors

Board of Directors are (front row): 

Suzie Schmidt - President, Williamson Home

Norma Fairchild - Vice President, Retired School Board Member

Shirilyn Holt - Secretary, Retired Educator

Angel Grothoff - Treasurer, Treasurer-First United Methodist Church 


Harriett Koch, Retired Educator

Douglas Hoffman, Black, Ballard, McDonald Law Firm

Crystal Hemby, Crystal Clear Pools & Spas

Janet Garretson, Part-time Educator

Sarah Watts, MVTHS Guidance Counselor

Brian Prost, Walgreens Distribution Center

Cherie Rogier, MVTHS Educator

John Snodsmith, SSM Health

Tom Jackson, Jackson Marking Products

Sarah Sledge, Cedarhurst

Melanie Andrews, ex-officio, MVTHS Superintendent

Rowdy Fatheree, ex-officio, MVTHS Principal

Matthew Flanigan, board liason, MVTHS Board of Education President

David Kassner, board liason, MVTHS Board of Education


Student Directors:  Ben Houle, Dezire Lockhart

Photos of previous boards of directors

If you would like to make a contribution, have questions, or for more information about the MVTHS Foundation, please contact us.


By mail:

MVTHS Foundation

P.O. Box 672

Mt. Vernon, IL 62864





Brian Klein, 618-244-7747



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By mail:

MVTHS Foundation

P.O. Box 672

Mt. Vernon, IL 62864




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The MVTHS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and all donations are tax deductible. EIN: 35-2179332
PO Box 672, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
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