MADISON, Wis., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meemic Foundation, a non-profit organization created by Michigan-based Meemic Insurance Company, has been offering financial assistance in the form of grants to schools and educators since 1992. During that time, the Foundation has touched more than 1.5 million students through its financial support of education initiatives. Today, the Meemic Foundation announced that Roy Hinz has joined The Meemic Foundation as a Community Advocacy Administrator.
Experienced in public affairs, communications and building community partnerships, Hinz brings nearly two decades of industry experience to his new position. Prior to joining The Meemic Foundation, Hinz served as the Director of Public Affairs for AAA Wisconsin. During the course of his career, Hinz has created and implemented a variety of community outreach initiatives and grant programs, experience that will serve him well in him new position.
"As The Meemic Foundation continues our growth in Wisconsin, we are committed to ensuring that we have the necessary resources in place to meet the needs of the educational community," said Pam Harlin, spokesperson for The Meemic Foundation. "We are excited about the wealth of experience and knowledge that Roy brings to his new position and looking forward to his contributions as a member of the Meemic team."
In addition to his extensive industry experience, Hinz has also served as a board member of the Tourism Federation of Wisconsin, served as the secretary-treasurer on the board of Wisconsin Safety Patrols, Inc and also served on the board of the Wisconsin Safety Patrol Congress. Hinz is also the former President of the Foundation for Dane County Transition School. Hinz earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications/Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
About The Meemic Foundation
The Meemic Foundation http://www.MeemicFoundation.com for the Future of Education was created by Meemic Insurance Company in 1992. As a non-profit organization, the Foundation is dedicated to advancing the future of education by offering financial assistance to schools and educators. Over the years we have had the pleasure of providing funding to some of the most creative and passionate teachers in the world. Their stories inspire us to continue funding projects that affect a large number of students and support the educational communities that we proudly serve.
SOURCE The Meemic Foundation