About the Executive Director

The Palomar Community College Governing Board approved the appointment of Stacy Rungaitis as the Palomar College Director of Development/Executive Director of the Foundation.

Stacy Rungaitis is a revenue generating, nonprofit executive with comprehensive experience in fund development, marketing, and building strong partnerships. She has led the Palomar College Foundation as the Executive Director since 2017 and serves on the executive cabinet for the Palomar Community College District. Previously, she led the development and marketing efforts at Feeding America San Diego and North County Health Services. A Midwest native, Stacy’s higher education career included roles at College of DuPage, Roosevelt University, and over a decade at Drake University. She is deeply embedded in the communities served by Palomar College and serves on the Board of Directors of the North San Diego Business Chamber. Stacy, along with her husband Rick and son Luke reside in San Marcos.

Rungaitis will lead the Foundation’s initiative to raise money for scholarships, textbook assistance, emergency grants and other needs of the students.