Lindquist Elected to WACF Board of Directors

Friday, July 27, 2018

The Willmar Area Community Foundation (WACF) announced today the election of Andrew Lindquist to serve on the board of directors.  Lindquist is the Director of Project Management at Marcus Construction​. His wife, Jen and three children, live in rural Kandiyohi. He is a part of the Vision 2040 Leadership Design Team and program graduate, and was on the Willmar Playground Executive Team, a Construction Captain and Build Captain. (Photo below)

In addition, current board members Wayne Nelson, Jon Schmidt, and Andy VanDerBill were elected to serve a second three-year term while, Terry Tone and Steve Linder were elected to serve a third three-year term. Current board member Wayne Nelson will also serve a one-year term as Treasurer.
 
The board of directors governs the Willmar Area Community Foundation, conducts development activities, approves grant decisions and works to engage people, connect resources and build community.
 
The Willmar Area Community Foundation (WACF), in affiliation with CommunityGiving, is a public charity that attracts and administers charitable funds for the benefit of the local community.  Since 1998, WACF has grown to over $17.7 million in assets and awarded $6.5 million in grants to nonprofits.  CommunityGiving is a collaboration of community foundations united under a single framework to create efficiencies that maximize the impact of our donors.  The core foundations working with CommunityGiving include the Alexandria Area Community Foundation, the Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation, the Central Minnesota Community Foundation and the Willmar Area Community Foundation.  Collectively, CommunityGiving administers more than 700 funds totaling more than $140 million. Learn more at CommunityGiving.org/Willmar.

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