Zach Hodge Joins School Foundation Board

For Immediate Release: February 9, 2018

Dubuque, IA – Zach Hodge was recently elected to the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (FDPS) Board of Directors.

Zach Hodge is the Executive Vice President at Hodge, a Material Handling and Logistics company headquartered in Dubuque.  A Dubuque native, Zach graduated from Dubuque Senior High School, where he was recently inducted into the athletic hall of fame.  He has many years of experience in fundraising and community event planning as he sits on the Run4Troops Marathon board, raising money for local military families, and the Tri-State Mountain Bike Riders (TMBR) board, a local soft trail advocacy group focused on enhancing the experience of Tri-State trail users and outdoor enthusiasts.

“FDPS is pleased to welcome Zach to the board.  We look forward to enriching our organization’s work with the addition of Zach’s knowledge, energy, and talents,” said Josh Weidemann, foundation board president.

For more information, contact FDPS Executive Director Jennifer Klinkhammer at or 563.588.2700, or visit  


The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (FDPS) supports student academic achievement by promoting investment in the Dubuque Public Schools. FDPS board members and staff fulfill this mission by securing financial gifts and grants for school programs and projects that are not currently funded by public tax dollars. Learn more at

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