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Minnetonka Resident Elected To Mensa Foundation Board

  • Jul 30, 2014

ARLINGTON, TEXAS, June 20th, 2014 — Joan Hiller of Minnetonka, Minn., has been elected Foundation Trustee to the Mensa Education and Research Foundation.

Through her work at Social Research Associates, Inc., Joan Hiller guides a wide range of organizations in the educational, social service, medical and fine arts fields through periods of change. She has conducted organizational audits, reshaped business plans, facilitated strategic planning, created funding and financial plans and written grants for organizations in all stages of growth and development. She has been an active member of American Mensa for 35 years. “Dr. Hiller's experience in fund-raising and development, coupled with her business knowledge, makes for a significant addition to our board. I anticipate that her fresh insight will aid us in improving existing programs and in creating new ones," said Mensa Foundation President Dave Remine.

For 40 years, the Mensa Education & Research Foundation has been a strong voice in supporting intelligence. The Foundation fosters the best and brightest through scholarships and awards, and encourages research and intellectual inquiry through the Mensa Research Journal and various Colloquiums. Governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees, the Mensa Foundation is a 501c(3) organization and is funded by support from American Mensa, Mensa members and other charitable donations. To learn more about the Foundation, visit

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The Mensa Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization focused on intelligence and giftedness in the community at large. It's mission supports two of the three stated purposes shared by all Mensa organizations, to identify and foster intelligence for the benefit of humanity and to encourage research into the nature, characteristics, and uses of intelligence. The Mensa Foundation pursues these goals, in partnership with American Mensa and/or Mensa International where appropriate, with resources donated by Mensans and non-Mensans alike and aspire to use the intelligence of Mensans and non-Mensans to make the world a better place. For more information about the Mensa Foundation, visit or call (817) 607-5577.