Newsletter: Edition 1, Volume 19
Getting to Know Your Board Members
Dawn Nowakowski, National Philanthropy Day Chair
Corporate Development & Community Engagement, Wisconsin Public Television
How long have you been in fundraising?
Professionally 7 years, but I have over 15 years as a volunteer on boards and nonprofit organizations.
When did you join AFP?
Have you ever worked in another field (ie marketing, sales, finance, etc)?
Yes, I spent the first 20 years of my career in retail banking in the metro-Milwaukee market as a VP of Retail Sales, I have wholesale mortgage experience, ran a mortgage company, and have experience in strategic planning and sales training.
What superhero skill/trait would you pick?
What’s the best vacation you've ever taken?
Family Ski Trip to Steamboat
Share two truths and a lie about yourself:
I played women's hockey for 2 years. I have 3 tattoos. My Great Great Grandfather has a monument in his honor.
What are you most passionate about?
What book do you always recommend to others?
The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity
What is something that may surprise people to know about you?
I crawled across a cornfield so the bull in the pasture wouldn't see me and charge.