Dorothy Nicklus, Vice President

Dot-Taking-BidsMs. Nicklus, MSM; Master of Science Degree in Management – Leadership, BS Business Administration, is a NJ State Real Estate Licensing Instructor, Real Estate Appraiser a real estate auctioneer and IREM ARM. She currently is employed as a real estate analyst.

In the 1980’s, Dorothy was nominated for and became a United Nations Representative International Federation Business and Professional Women. From that time to the late 1990’s she continued as a UN Rep and worked with UN Industrial Development Organization and the UN Develop Program Department on intergovernmental projects for the organization. This was a volunteer position. During this time she was the assistant to the president of Madison Venture Capital in New York. These two roles incubated the love of the free market and the meritocracy unique to the United States.

At the 1982 Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Conference in Vienna Austria, Ms. Nicklus was introduced to computing. She then joined with the International Studies Association’s UN Rep. Dr. Marshall Whithed to collaborate on resource simulation model for the UN International Youth Year.  Ms Nicklus was a founding member of Development Program initiative, a not-for-profit educational organization that collaborated with the UNDP.

Other Board positions include:

  • President of Manhattan Club Business and Professional Women
  • Electronic Network Association, founding member
  • NJ Real Estate Association Commercial and Industrial Division Board,
    Board member
  • NJ Society of Appraisers North Jersey, Board member

Ms. Nicklus is from Wyckoff, New Jersey. Her father is from Ho-Ho-Kus and her mother is from Ridgewood, both located in Bergen County. She grew up with a love for the arts while attending many art exhibits and art programs. Dorothy holds the strong belief that the arts and sciences are integral to the quality of life to the community; says Nicklus: “Our society can only gain from a deepening of knowledge and the understanding of the arts, math and science as we move into the 21st century.” She has volunteered her time to the Museum during its transition from Paramus. Ms. Nicklus looks forward to the Museum’s growth and the permanent installation of the Museum’s mastodons, new art and science exhibitions and education programs.