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Brian J. Heidtke

Brian J. Heidtke of Wyckoff, New Jersey, served on the Board from 2001-2006. He is retired Vice President for Finance and Corporate Treasurer of Colgate-Palmolive Company in New York City. He holds a B.S. and an M. B. A. from the University of Minnesota. His philanthropic activities include serving as Founder and President of the Heidtke Foundation and service on the Boards of the Boys and Girls Club of Paterson, NJ; the Everybody Wins Foundation; the Pearl Theatre Company of Manhattan, of which he is Chair; the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the American Ballet Theater. Heidtke is an avid book collector in the areas of Greek and Roman architecture, fine bindings, and western American comic books, as well as a philatelist. He is a member of the Grolier Club and has an active interest in non-profit educational and cultural organizations. His wife, Darlene, is a trained librarian.