Foundation Board of Directors

Board Members
Sue Balsamo
Susan Balsamo, President

Dubuque, IA
Body and Soul Wellness Center
Paula Norby
Paula Norby, 1st Vice President
Dubuque, IA
Norby Distributing
Jane Bechen
Jane Bechen, 2nd Vice President

Dubuque, IA
Retired staff NICC
Volunteer
John Noel
John Noel, Secretary/Treasurer

Decorah, IA
Retired NICC Vice President of Finance and Administration
Mark Donhowe
Mark Donhowe, Past President

Decorah, IA
A & J Petersburg
Don Avenson
Oelwein, IA
Avenson, Oakley & Cope Consulting
Jed Becker
Jed Becker

Cresco, IA
Retired dairy farmer
Craig Clefisch
Craig Clefisch

Dubuque, IA
Alliant Energy
John Falb
John Falb 

West Union, IA
John Falb GM Motors
Chuck Frana
Charles Frana

Calmar, IA
Retired Security State Bank
Don Frazer
Don Frazer

Waukee, IA
Heartland CO-OP
Gene Fueling
Gene Fuelling

Oelwein, IA
Ridihalgh, Fuelling, Snitker, Weber & Co.
Keith Garms
Keith Garms

Elkader, IA
FreedomBank
Alvin Hackman
Alvin Hackman

Lawler, IA
Bank Iowa
Brian Kallback
Brian Kallback

Dubuque, IA
Heartland Financial USA, Inc.
Milt Kramer
Milt Kramer

Manchester, IA
Mayor of Manchester
Dave Kratz
Dave Kratz

Decorah, IA
Iowa Waste Systems
Lanny Kuehl
Lanny N. Kuehl

Garnavillo, IA
New York Life Insurance Company
Virginia Leidahl
Virginia Leidahl 
Ridgeway, IA
Retired Iowa Department of Human Services
Russ Loven
Dr. Russell Loven

Guttenberg, IA
Mayor of Guttenberg
Tim Oswald
Tim Oswald

Des Moines, IA
Piper Jaffrey
Jim Schilling
Jim Schilling

Dubuque, IA
James G. Schilling Law Firm
Patrick Siegert
Dubuque, IA
Blackrock Fabrication
Walter Webster
Dubuque, IA
Spirit of Dubuque
Kay Zimmerman
Kay Zimmerman 

Waukon, IA
Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank
Duane Bruening (Emeritus)
Decorah, IA
Walter F. Curman (Emeritus) 
Dubuque, IA

Contact Us

Julie Wurtzel
Executive Director of Advancement
wurtzelj@nicc.edu
800.728.2256, ext. 218

Barbara O’Hea
Director of the NICC Foundation
oheab@nicc.edu
800.728.7367, ext. 284