New Director of Development Appointed

For Immediate Release:
September 10, 2012

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Phone: 540-868-7134

Lord Fairfax CommunityCollege (LFCC) announces the appointment of Liv Heggoy to the position ofDirector of Development/Executive Director of the LFCC Educational Foundation.  Ms. Heggoy has served as the AssistantDirector of Development at LFCC since September 2010. 


Ms. Heggoy brings to the position nearly 20 years of experience in thenonprofit sector and higher education. From 1999 to 2010, she served as theVice President of the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV), a consortiumof 27 private colleges in Virginia. Heggoy managed a variety of governmental relations, marketing, andresearch projects for the member colleges. In her position, she also worked closely with senior officials at SCHEV,the Virginia Department of Education, and the Virginia General Assembly.


"This is an exciting timeto be involved with community colleges," Heggoy said. "They are such animportant part of our nation’s economic recovery.  When people donate to the LFCC Foundation,they are helping us train a skilled workforce and keep higher education affordablefor residents in our community."


Ms. Heggoy is a board member of theFrederick County Rotary Club, the Shenandoah Arts Council, and People Inc.  She is also a volunteer with the AppleBlossom Festival’s Coronation Committee. 


According to President CherylThompson-Stacy, "We are so pleased thatLiv has agreed to assume the director’s responsibilities.  She performedexceptionally as the assistant director of development and I look forward tosuccessfully working even more closely with her in her new role."


While Ms. Heggoy’s officeis based at the Middletown Campus, she serves all three LFCC locations.


Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.