The Norwegian Government has appointed Suzanne Mineck as Honorary Consul for Iowa and Nebraska. Mineck will serve as the representative for Norway in both states. She comes to this role with a meaningful history and connection to Norway, according to a release. “I was deeply humbled to be asked to serve in this capacity,” Mineck said. In addition to her deep ancestral ties to the country, she has served on Luther College’s President’s advisory council and on the board of the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum. She also recently launched consulting company Mineck Advisors to guide and challenge individuals, foundations, and funder groups to make a meaningful difference through transformative philanthropy.