Dr. Nanci Huels of Altamont has been appointed to the Lake Land College Foundation Board of Directors.
“We are excited to add a new member to the board of directors who has such a strong interest in her community,” said Pam Crisman, vice president for development and executive officer for the Lake Land College Foundation. “We know Nanci will be a great addition to our team.”
Huels and her husband moved to the Altamont area in 1988 and started Huels Veterinary Services. She currently serves on the St. Anthony Memorial Hospital Community Advisory Council, the Effingham Area Catholic Charities Advisory Board and is a member of the Greater Effingham Chamber of Commerce and Industry where she is a past president. Currently, Huels is a member of the Altamont Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Vision 20/20 Education Committee.
Huels and her husband have two sons, one of whom is a freshman at Lake Land College this fall.
Huels graduated with a bachelor’s degree in domestic animal biology and completed a master’s degree in domestic animal parasitology from the University of Arkansas. Additionally, she received a doctorate of veterinary medicine from the University of Missouri.
The Lake Land College Foundation assists the college in developing and enhancing educational opportunities and services to its students, alumni and citizens of the district. The Foundation’s major focus is to provide students with scholarships through funds contributed by individuals, organizations and corporations. The Foundation board of directors is comprised of 19 directors, two ex-officio members, and three honorary directors.