INHF Board Spotlight: Peg Armstrong-Gustafson
NHF Board Spotlight
This blog series highlights and acknowledges our dedicated board members. Lending their time and talents on a volunteer basis for the protection of Iowa’s land, water and wildlife, INHF’s 34-person board is an incredible show of dedication and expertise. INHF board members come from every region of the state, connecting our work with communities, landowners and organizations that help to make more conservation happen. See a full list of board members here.
Raised on a farm in northeast Iowa, Peg Armstrong-Gustafson grew up in an area with ample outdoor opportunities. “I remember going fishing for trout with my father in Coldwater Creek,” Peg said. Now working as a consultant in strategic planning, marketing and startups, she still makes time for nature and enjoys peaceful trips down a trail.
Peg joined INHF’s board in 2013, attracted to what she perceives as a group doing meaningful work. “The mission of the organization is one that I believe in and want to work to continue to promote for the future of the environment,” Peg said. “I feel the board is a working board and is authentic and committed to excellence. The board helps me be a better servant leader.”
Peg is a big believer in INHF’s internship program, citing that is creates wonderful learning experiences for future conservationists. Her background in strategic planning helps keep the interest of future generations at the forefront of every project.