Publish Date: 3-16-2011, 10:44 a.m.

Cheryl and Joanna

Cheryl L. Bardowell, Director of Resource Development and Crafton Hills College Foundation was named to the Board of Directors of the San Bernardino Estate Planning Council and as treasurer of the Inland Empire Estate Planning Roundtable. Membership in these organizations is made up of local professionals in legal, financial, and allied fields as well as fund-raising professionals whose focus is on estate planning and on charitable planned giving.

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Bardowell, left, is congratulated by Joanna Averett, a member of the CHC Foundation Board, President of the San Bernardino Estate Planning Council, and Trust Officer for First American Trust Company. 


“I am pleased to be a part of these important organizations,” commented Bardowell. “This is allowing expedited and focused relationship building on behalf of Crafton Hills College with area attorneys, Certified Public Accountants; trust officers, fiduciaries and financial planners,” said Gloria Harrison, President of Crafton Hills College.

The organizational missions of both the Estate Planning Council and the Inland Empire Estate Planning Roundtable are in large part to advance, and to increase the use of planned gifts as tools for support of charitable organizations through the dissemination of information regarding the advantages and techniques of planned giving and estate planning.

Bardowell holds an M.A./Public Administration from California State University. Her B.A. is in Communications from William Paterson University in New Jersey. She also is a graduate of The College of William & Mary’s National Planned Giving Institute.

If you would like to receive free Crafton Hills College Foundation educational materials, at no obligation, please contact Bardowell at or by phone, 909-389-3260. The following titles are now available:
  • How to Make a Will That Works 
  • The Charitable Gift Annuity – The Joy of Giving & Receiving 
  • Questions & Answers About Wills and Bequests 
  • Planned Giving, Your Legacy 
  • An Estate Planning Quiz 
  • 2011 Federal Tax Pocket Guide 

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