Julie Gosselink – Julie is the president, CEO, and chair of the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation. In addition, she serves as Assistant Treasurer of the Ahrens Park Foundation. She holds a M.A. in philanthropy and nonprofit development and B.A. in geography from the University of Northern Iowa. Julie has worked for the Foundation since 2001 and has served on many local task forces, committees and initiatives. Julie has served as a board of director for several other local organizations including the Galaxy Youth Center, Grinnell Chamber of Commerce, Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation, Iowa Council of Foundations, and Mayflower Community Foundation. Julie also served as co-chair of the Drake Community Library capital campaign fundraising committee and as a selection committee member for the Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize. Julie serves as a managing partner for the Strand Theater, L.L.C. and West Broad Investors, L.L.C. Julie is co-author of Nonprofit Collaboration in Grinnell: A Case Study. Julie is a granddaughter of the late Claude and Dolly Ahrens.
Susan Witt – Susan serves as a board member for both the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation and Ahrens Park Foundation. Susan also serves as a board of director for the Mayflower Foundation, the Grinnell Regional Medical Center Foundation and the Grinnell Regional Medical Center board of trustees. Susan is co-owner of Miraco Company and the owner of a local farm. Susan is a granddaughter of the late Claude and Dolly Ahrens.