Marzen to Serve on Iowa 4-H Foundation Board

Marzen to Serve on Iowa 4-H Foundation Board

10/17/2014

ANKENY, Iowa- Eric Marzen was selected to serve on the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at their annual meeting on Friday, October 17, 2014 held at the Iowa Soybean Association in Ankeny, Iowa. Eric Marzen, a native of Stacyville in Mitchell county Iowa, is a 17-year veteran of Successful Farming.  

October 17, 2014

 

CONTACTS:                 Albert Grunenwald                             Brooke Young

                                    Executive Director                              Administrative Specialist

                                    Iowa 4-H Foundation                           Iowa 4-H Foundation

                                    abgrunen@iastate.edu                       brookey@iastate.edu

                                    515-294-4780                                      515-294-1537

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Marzen to Serve on Iowa 4-H Foundation Board
Eric Marzen selected to serve on the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees
 

ANKENY, Iowa- Eric Marzen was selected to serve on the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at their annual meeting on Friday, October 17, 2014 held at the Iowa Soybean Association in Ankeny, Iowa.

Eric Marzen, a native of Stacyville in Mitchell county Iowa, is a 17-year veteran of Successful Farming.  He began his career in 1996 as trade show manager working with farmers across the country. Today he serves as National Account Executive where he is responsible for working with marketing partners to help them grow and market their business. Eric holds an Agricultural Business Bachelor's Degree from Iowa State University with minors in finance and economics.  Marzen and his family currently reside in Waukee, Iowa.

“We are honored to have leaders like Marzen serve on our board of trustees,” says Albert Grunenwald, Iowa 4-H Foundation Executive Director. “We have a board that is engaged and ready to ‘make the best better’ for Iowa 4-H’ers.”

 Along with three other newly elected trustees, Marzen joins a 27-member board that provides the vision and fiscal oversight for the Iowa 4-H Foundation. The Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees is comprised of volunteers from both the public and private sectors. The current board is represented by: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff; business owners and professionals; agricultural community leaders; 4-H volunteers; and State 4-H Council representatives.

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 The Iowa 4-H Foundation provides the private financial resources to develop and deliver quality 4-H youth programs throughout the state of Iowa. These opportunities help young people enhance their ability to use critical thinking, leadership, communication, and social skills – tools that will give them a competitive edge in their future endeavors.

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