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When we think of Humboldt Foundation for Education (HEF) one person has stood the test of time and has been there to lead the foundation for the past six years. John Agan is a founding member of the Humboldt Education Foundation of Prescott Valley and has served as its treasurer since its inception in 2014. John serves on numerous boards of directors and is actively involved in many aspects of his community. He is an active participant in the HEF because of his commitment to the youth of the community and his passion for the mission and goals of the foundation.
John is originally from Southern California and studied at Cal Poly University in Pomona and San Luis Obispo, Calif., As well as the National School of Real Estate Finance at Ohio State University. He lived in Arizona for over 40 years in Phoenix, Tucson and Dewey. He started his banking career in Los Angeles and specialized in mortgage lending. He worked as a regional vice president for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Sacramento, California; Regional Vice President of CrossLand Mortgage Company, Salt Lake City, Utah and Executive Vice President of Loan America, Miami, Florida. He is currently Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Prescott Pops Symphony, Prescott Chorale, Friends of Prescott Valley Parks and Recreation, Prescott Valley Early Bird Lions Club and Foundation and was Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Prescott Center for the Arts. He is a founding board member and treasurer of the Humboldt Education Foundation and past president. In 2019, he was named Community Volunteer of the Year by the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce.
During his tenure, John was active in various professional organizations related to mortgage banking services in Arizona and California. At the time of his retirement, he was president of the California Association of Residential Lenders, a 2,000 member organization. John has lived in the Prescott Country Club area for over 22 years. He has four adult children, five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter, all of whom live outside the region. He is interested in family genealogy and is currently writing a book on eight families that make up his ancestry dating back to the 1500s in Scotland and Ireland. Before his wife passed away, they traveled extensively in their motorhomes as well as vacations in Europe, Central America and South America.
The Humboldt Education Foundation is honored that John has chosen to serve on its Board of Directors since its inception and continues to develop relationships within the community to better serve the programs under the HEF umbrella. For more information on the Humboldt Education Foundation, please visit their website at humboldteducationfoundation.org.
About HEF and HUSD
The Humboldt Education Foundation (HEF) of Prescott Valley is an organization that helps support students and teachers in the Humboldt Unified School District. HEF supports and administers the Hungry Kids Project; recognition of the teacher of the year; scholarships and mini-grants for teachers; and other projects benefiting the students and staff of the Humboldt Unified School District in Prescott Valley, Arizona.
The Humboldt Unified School District (HUSD) is the largest school district in Yavapai County, spanning approximately 320 square miles, and is Prescott Valley’s second largest employer. The district serves approximately 5,800 students and includes 10 schools (one high school, two middle schools, one K-8 school, five K-6 schools, and one nursery school).
Contact details – Join us – Volunteers – Member of the board of directors – Members of the committee:
Humboldt Foundation for Education
Phone. : 928-257-4177