Board of Directors

& Committees

The Aziz and Gwen Sancar Foundation (AGSF) has a volunteer Board of Directors that provides insight, foresight and oversight to insure the long-term sustainability of the Sancar Turkish Cultural and Community Center (STCCC).

The primary responsibilities of the board include:

    • Determining STCCC’s Mission and Purpose
    • Providing Proper Financial Oversight
    • Ensuring Adequate Resources
    • Ensuring Legal and Ethical Integrity and Maintaining Accountability
    • Ensuring Effective Organizational Planning
    • Enhancing STCCC’s Public Standing
    • Determining, Monitoring, and Strengthening STCCC’s Programs and Services

    The Aziz and Gwen Sancar Foundation (AGSF) has a volunteer Board of Directors that provides insight, foresight and oversight to insure the long-term sustainability of the Sancar Turkish Cultural and Community Center (STCCC).

    The primary responsibilities of the board include:

      • Determining STCCC’s Mission and Purpose
      • Providing Proper Financial Oversight
      • Ensuring Adequate Resources
      • Ensuring Legal and Ethical Integrity and Maintaining Accountability
      • Ensuring Effective Organizational Planning
      • Enhancing STCCC’s Public Standing
      • Determining, Monitoring, and Strengthening STCCC’s Programs and Services

      Current Board Members

      Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD

      Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD

      Founder & Honorary President

      Gwen Sancar, PhD

      Gwen Sancar, PhD

      Founder & Board Member

      Ismail Arslan, BS

      Ismail Arslan, BS

      Chairman of the Board

      Fevzi Yalin, MBA

      Fevzi Yalin, MBA

      Vice Chairman of the Board

      Jordan Scepanski, MLn, MBA

      Jordan Scepanski, MLn, MBA

      Treasurer

      Nuray Eksen

      Nuray Eksen

      Secretary

      Ömer Erdem

      Ömer Erdem

      Board Member

      Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD

      Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD

      Founder & Honorary President

      Gwen Sancar, PhD

      Gwen Sancar, PhD

      Founder & Board Member

      Ismail Arslan, BS

      Ismail Arslan, BS

      Chairman of the Board

      Fevzi Yalin, MBA

      Fevzi Yalin, MBA

      Vice Chairman of the Board

      Jordan Scepanski, MLn, MBA

      Jordan Scepanski, MLn, MBA

      Treasurer

      Nuray Eksen

      Nuray Eksen

      Secretary

      Ömer Erdem

      Ömer Erdem

      Board Member

      Committees

      Events

      Ayşe Pamucak

      Debra Yalın

      Deniz Ender

      Özden Arslan

      Construction

      Nihat Çubukçu

      Legal Affairs & Digital Platforms

      Haluk Eldem, Esq.

      Eylem Polat, Esq.

      Ahmet Yavuz Uşaklıoğlu, Esq.