CERRO GORDO COUNTY – The Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation (CGCCF), an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, would like to announce the appointment of Paula Petersburg to its nine member governing committee. Paula has been appointed to a three year term which begins this month, January 2013.
Paula Petersburg is Vice President and Trust officer at the Clear Lake Bank and Trust Company. Her areas of expertise include trust and investment management and fiduciary services. Paula is an attorney who earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Iowa College of Law and her BA in history from Luther College. She has worked in the bank industry since 1985. Paula and her husband, Fred, have lived in Ventura for 10 years where she is involved in the Clear Lake Rotary Club and the Clear Lake Arts Center. Previously, they lived for 18 years in Decorah, where Paula had experience with the launch of the community foundation for the Decorah area. As a member of the CGCCF governing committee, Paula will take part in grant decisions, endowment building, and development of the CGCCF within the Cerro Gordo community.
The Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa. Its vision is to be a premier philanthropic program enhancing and impacting the lives of the residents of Cerro Gordo County through donor opportunities, endowment growth and management, and responsible local grant distribution. The CGCCF has awarded over $520,000 since its inception in 2006.