About the INGOA Foundation
The Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization focused on the professional and personal development of the next generation of National Guard leaders. The Foundation accomplishes this Mission by providing Grants to junior officers and warrant officers to attend the Professional Development curriculum at the INGOA State Conference and NGAUS National Conference.
Support and improve readiness and capabilities of the Iowa National Guard by providing educational and professional development opportunities for Iowa National Guard personnel.
State Conference Grants
The Foundation provides Grants to junior officers to attend the Professional Development curriculum at the INGOA State Conference. A total of 26 Grants were awarded to junior officers to attend the March 2019 Conference curriculum held at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn.
National Conference Grants
The Foundation provides Grants to junior officers to attend the Professional Development curriculum at the NGAUS National Conference. A total of 3 Foundation Grants were awarded to junior officers to attend the August 2019 Conference curriculum held in Denver, Colorado. 3 additional officers were funded by the National Guard Bureau. The 6 attendees to the National Conference were:
The Foundations Trustees are:
Steve Altman, President
Monica Brouse, Vice President / Trustee
Brent Schirm, Treasurer
Marti Hupp, Secretary
Don Mosinski, Trustee
Randy Greenwood, Trustee
Ryan Sextro, Trustee
NGAUS Conference 2019 Pictures
NGAUS ConferenceLocation: Charlotte, NC, USADates: September 9, 2021 - September 13, 2021
INGOA Conference and IA National Guard Recognition dinnerLocation: Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conf Center, 6111 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321, USADates: March 25, 2022 - March 27, 2022
NGAUS ConferenceLocation: Columbus, OH, USADates: August 25, 2022 - August 30, 2022
NGAUS ConferenceLocation: Reno, NV, USADates: August 18, 2023 - August 22, 2023
NGAUS ConferenceLocation: Detroit, MI, USADates: August 23, 2024 - August 27, 2024