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Marshall Cohen—researcher and producer, CNN
Affiliated with the Local History Network of the State Historical Society of Iowa, and the Iowa Museum Association.
After doing construction work and then sales for Sears & Roebuck, he became manager of GIESE ROOFING COMPANY, a family owned business. In 1981 he left that company to start his own business, JIM GIESE COMMERCIAL ROOFING INC.
Area Residential Care, Inc., Board of Directors (1975 - 1980) Area Residential Care Foundation, Board of Directors (1980 - 2000) Iowans for Life, Board of Directors Dubuque County Right to Life, Board of Directors & Treasurer (1997 - Present) Nativity Church Council Nativity Capital Campaign, Chairperson Served as Nativity Chairperson of the Archdiocese of Dubuque Priest’s Retirement Capital Campaign Wahlert Catholic High School “Golden Gala”, Co-Chairperson (1994) Rotary International, Member (1982 - 2000) Life Member of Dubuque Noon Optimist Club (Optimist International), (1979 - Present) Noon Optimists, President (1984) Dubuque Boy’s and Girl’s Club, Board of Directors (2007 - Present) U-Tell-Um Tips Club (local business association), Member and former President Reroofing St. Montfort Church, Port-de-Paix, Haiti
Iowa Roofing Contractors Association, Board of Directors (1988 - 1990) Iowa Roofing Contractors Association, President (1991) National Roofing Contractors Assoc., Board of Directors (1995 - 1998) RoofConnect (the premier national roofing service and maintenance consortium), Board Member Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress, Board Member (2007 - 2009) Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (CEIR) Charter Member
Dubuque Right to Life, Inc. Online: http://www.dcrtl.org/aboutus/meetus.html