Nissen named to IA Council of Foundations Board


August 9th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Officials with the Iowa Council of Foundations today (Thursday) announced Dennis Nissen, Director of the Community Foundations of Southwest Iowa, based in Omaha, is joining the ICOF’s Board of Directors for the 2012-2013 calendar year. Nissen was one of two new members named to the Board. He joins Jerry Mathiasen, Senior Vice President of the Iowa West Foundation in Council Bluffs, on the eight-member Board.

The ICOF was founded in 1998. It promotes philanthropy and effective grantmaking in Iowa, and serves as the state’s leading philanthropic entity. To learn more, go to