About UsA Foundation for Tomorrow
Provide funding for educational opportunities, both basic and innovative, in the Rockford community.
The REF Board of Trustees are volunteers who raise funds and award grants to teachers, administrators, students and community leaders to enrich learning in our community. The Board meets bimonthly August through June.
Vice Chair, Trustee
Mary Kay Shaver
Fund Development Director
Dr. Michael Shibler
Rockford Public Schools Superintendent, Ex Officio
Geoffrey L. Downs
Rockford Public Schools Board of Education Representative, Ex Officio
Rockford Public Schools Teacher Representative, Ex Officio
Become a Trustee!
Apply now to become an REF Board Trustee member.