MVC Board of Trustees appoints new chairman, adds new members

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Missouri Valley College Board of Trustees has appointed Oscar Tshibanda chairman of the board. Tshibanda takes over for Charles “Bud” Bacon Jr., who has served as chairman for three years. Bacon will remain an active member of the board of trustees as the immediate past chair.

Tshibanda is the founder and managing partner of Tshibanda & Associates, LLC, a Kansas City-based national management consulting and project management services firm. He came to Missouri Valley College as an international student from the Democratic Republic of Congo and graduated in 1986 with bachelor's degrees in business administration and accounting. Tshibanda is a member of the Professional Cabinet for the Local Investment Commissions.

In addition to appointing a new chairman, Barry Randolph was named vice chairman and Rob Ravenhill will continue serving as board secretary. Randolph is a retired president and CEO of Wood & Huston Bank with his banking career spanning more than 33 years. He is a 1979 graduate of Missouri Valley College with a degree in accounting and attended the Louisiana State University’s School of Banking of the South, graduating in 1987.

Ravenhill is a private-practice attorney at Ravenhill Law Offices in Marshall. He served 12 years as a Missouri Circuit Court Judge. Ravenhill is a 1971 graduate of Missouri Valley College with a degree in political science; he earned his juris doctorate degree from Southern Methodist University.

One new member has been added to the board of trustees.

Jason Rinne will serve on the board of trustees as a representative of the alumni advisory board.

Rinne graduated from MVC in 2004 with a degree in computer information systems. He began working as webmaster in the Missouri Valley College IT department in 2005. He has held every position in IT, and was named systems administrator in 2008.

Members of the board of trustees serve a minimum six year term. Candidates must be recommended by a member of the board, alumnus or other constituents of the college. An affirmative vote by the majority of the board is required. The MVC Board of Trustees is comprised of 28 members who live throughout the U.S.

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