2024 Board of Directors

Executive Committee:


President

Brittany Dickey
Vice President, Business Development
Corn Belt Power Cooperative
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1st Vice President
Chairperson - 2024 Annual Conference
Lisa Hurley
Executive Director
York County Development Corporation
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2nd Vice President
Chairperson - Membership
Karla Organist
Senior Program Manager
University of Northern Iowa - Institute for Decision Making
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Secretary-Treasurer

Kris Williams
Director of Energy Services
Ozarks Electric Cooperative Corp.
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Past President
David Cleveland
Managing Director, Business Development & Governmental Affairs
Jackson EMC
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Directors:


Appointed

Jan Ahlen
National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC)
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Appointed
Chairperson - Strategic Alliances
Co-Chairperson - Professional Development
Scott Bialick
Manager, Member Engagement & Strategic Partnerships
Touchstone Energy/NRECA
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Appointed

Josh Seidemann
VP of Policy & Industry Innovation
NTCA-the Rural Broadband Association
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Appointed

Chris Martin
VP, Member & Industry Relations
NRTC - National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative
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Director

Charles (Chad) B. Dalton
Manager of Economic Development & Key Account
Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, Inc.
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Director
Co-Chairperson - Professional Development
Allie Bennett
Mgr. of ED & Member Services
Northeast Missouri Electric Power Coop
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Director

Beth Bilyeu
Forest City Economic Development
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Director

Shawnna Silvius
Economic Development Planner III
Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA)
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Director

Brad Thomas
Economic Development
KentuckyÆs Touchstone Energy Cooperatives
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Director
Tucker Billman
Chairperson - Rural Issues
Director of Government Relations
Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association
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Director

Shalimar Mazetis
Rural Economic Development Manager
Advance Southwest Iowa Corp.
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Director

Chairperson - Marketing
Jennifer Wakeman
DRIVE
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Director
Brad Ebersole
Economic Development Executive
Consolidated Cooperative
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