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The Brokaws have been active in IWU activities since their graduation in 1971. Tom has been an agent for State Farm Insurance for 15 years and worked in sales for IBM for 10 years prior to that. He has served as president of the IWU Alumni Council and as president of the Alumni Association in addition to being a member of the Illinois Wesleyan Fund Board. Nancy, who did graduate studies at Harvard and Washington University (Mo.) after graduating from IWU, is the owner of Central Business Supply. She has also written a number of stories for children and is director of the Parklands Foundation. At IWU she has served as a class agent, a chairperson for the "50 NOW" campaign. and as a member of the Illinois Wesleyan Fund Board. The Brokaws are members of the IWU President's Club, have served as cochairs