of the John W. and Rose E. Watson Foundation
The Board of Directors
The Board of Directors oversees the financial resources of the Watson Foundation, reviews the scholarship applications, selects the recipients, publishes the newsletter, governs the committees and disperses grants to local charities in fulfillment of the mission of the Foundation. The current Board Members are:
Amy Dwyer – Board President
Anne Hamilton – Vice President
Ruth Sawyers – Secretary/Treasurer
Beth Polzin - Board Member
Carol Kemerer - Board Member
Don Popielarz emeritus
Jean Seman emeritus
Committees of the Board
The Committees support the work of the Board and enable former Watson Scholars to serve the Foundation. The Committees are:
- Scholarship Review Team –
- First year applications – Nouvel Catholic Central, All Saints Catholic Central, Sacred Heart Academy
- Graduate Applications
- Scholarship Dinner
If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, please complete the "Contact Us" form.
The Board of Directors has established policies and oversees its responsibilities through regular board and committee meetings.
Each year the Foundation distributes a minimum of 5% of its market value to support the mission of the Watson Foundation.