David L. Bonsall Endowment

for the Student Leader Fellowship Program

The SLFP Endowment was created in 2001 to help ensure the SLFP could continue its commitment to developing competent, ethical, and community-centered leaders. More recently, the Fund was renamed to honor a key contributor, role model, and legacy of the SLFP.

If you would like to donate to the SLFP, you can do so at connect.nmu.edu/giveslfp. We encourage you to consider supporting student leaders by donating to this program!

The SLFP Endowment Fund was officially renamed the David L. Bonsall Endowment for the Student Leader Fellowship Program. Dave was instrumental in creating the SLFP.  He helped write the initial grant that allowed for the creation of the program and was involved with coordinating and sustaining the program for 22 years. Currently, Dave is still involved with the SLFP in a number of ways. Perhaps, most important of all, Dave lives his life in a way that exemplifies the vision and goals of this tremendous program. For these reasons and more, the SLFP endowment will forever bear his name.

Since its creation, SLFP members have logged 106,624 internship hours at 437 different sites in the Marquette community. We are incredibly grateful for the 800 people who have made donations over the years and would love to see that number grow. Every contribution helps us get closer to ensuring that the SLFP will forever be a part of the NMU experience.

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David Bonsall

Program Donors

$500+ Student Fellow Sponsor

Dr. Jon Barch

Daniel Blood

Eric Bolduc

David Bonsall

Lindsey Butorac

Rachel Harris

Dr. Norman and Suzanne Hefke

Cindy Paavola

Bruce Roberts
William Verrette

$250+ Student Fellow Sponsor

David Buick

Laura Burt

Dr. Alexis Eckard

Heidi Ernst

Exxon Mobil Foundation

Dr. James Keplinger

Kristen Kroger

Robert Stoll

$100+ Friends of the Student Leader Fellowship Program

James Anderson

Kevin Anderson

Brendon and Dr. Judith Bailey, Jr.

Damien Barrett

Corinne Bolton

BorgWarner Foundation

Merry Jo Brandimore

Alysa Diebolt

Thomas Humphrey

Melissa Kallio

Mary Kellermann

Mary Kerlin

Kristi Korb

John Lunn

Scott Schloegel

Ronald Stump

Michelle Todzy

$50+ Contributor to the Student Leader Fellowship Program

Alyssa Barto

Timothy Bennett

Carol Bergman

Courtney Brown

Brendan Franklin

Greg Goetz

Barbara Gooch

Brian Helfert

Laurie Schmit

Connie Williams

Other Contributors

Karen Dubow

Marina Dupler

Ivan Fende

Briget Fields

Michelle Janisz

Shannon Jedd

Jane Kamps

Jessica Pearson

Daryl Phillips

Karen Saari

Brianne Stele

Bonnie Walk

Wells Fargo Foundation

Educational Matching Gift Program